Seminar Essentials

Coordinating Institutions

Fudan University
No. 220 Han Dan Road
Shanghai 200433, P. R. China
Tel: 86-21-65117628/65642258
Web site:

Northwest University
P. O. Box 142
College of International Cultural Exchanges
Northwest University
Xi'an 710069, P. R. China
Tel: 86-29-88303928
Web site:


Sunday, June 20:  arrive Shanghai, Pudong International Airport (PVG)
Monday, June 21, through Saturday, July 10:  classes and excursions in Shanghai
Sunday, July 11: arrive Xi’an, Xi’an Xianyang International Airport (XIY)
Monday, July 12, through Friday, July 30:  classes and excursions in Xi’an
Saturday, July 31:  depart Xi’an

Travel Information

When planning your flights, be sure to consult the University Travel Portal,, particularly “International Consolidators” under “Flights” on the main menu for low fares on major airlines.

Information on ground transportation to and from both Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Xi’an Xianyang International Airport (XIY) will be provided by the seminar administrator, Rebecca Aguas.

Before leaving on your trip, you must register online via the University Travel Database at . Details on this process will be provided by the seminar administrator, Rebecca Aguas. The site also provides other valuable information on international travel and on university resources that will make your trip easier.

Passports and Visas

A passport, valid for 6 months after your departure from China, is required. To apply for or renew a passport, please consult: You may also apply for a passport through the post office in Palmer Square.

A visa is required for entry into China. Information will be available from the seminar administrator Rebecca Aguas.


McCosh Health Center will contact each student directly about required and suggested immunizations. A mandatory predeparture meeting with a health representative from McCosh will be held in April or May.

Housing and Meals

Housing and meals will be provided by Fudan University in Shanghai and by Northwest University in Xi’an.  Check back for detailed information.