Global Fashion in China
- Excursions and Day Trips
- Study Abroad Advisory of Student Risk
- About China
- Weather and Climate
- Research Your Destination
In Shanghai, students will stay in a hotel with standard two beds located in downtown Shanghai. The hotel is within walking distance to the University.
Students will be staying in a hotel with standard two beds and free internet at Jiangnan University, Wuxi. The hotel is located on campus within a short walking distance to the classroom. Students will have access to some of the facilities on campus including the cafeterias and laundry rooms where they can purchase an optional campus access card.
Hangzhou campus hotel with standard two beds is next to a beautiful garden area on the edge of campus on West Lake.
Welcome and Good-bye lunch/dinner at hosting universities, breakfast included in Wuxi, and four lunches with factory visits.
Week one - Shanghai
- Local Fashion Design Studios
- Boutique and Popular Fashion Stores
- Fabric and Apparel Wholesale Market
- The Bund
- Shanghai History Museums
- the City God Temple of Shanghai
- Interaction with Local Design Students
Week Two & Three – Wuxi & Suzhou
- Field trips to clothing factories
- On-site studies at textile mills
- Presentation by textile trading expert
- Wuxi Opera Museum and Costume Shop
- Taihu Lake and Wuxi Old Town
- Suzhou ancient garden, Suzhou Museum
- Zhenghu embroidery village
Week Four – Hangzhou
- China National Silk Museum
- China Academy of Arts
- Interaction with Local Design & Art Students
- West Lake (Xihu) & historical landmarks
- Program dismiss on Friday afternoon
Participation in this UC Davis Study Abroad program requires travel to and extended living in a foreign location(s) abroad. UC Davis Study Abroad endeavors to reduce and mitigate risk wherever possible. However, the environments and risks associated with living in these locations are substantially different than those found during a regular course of study at UC Davis. All participants must download and review the following information prior to departure. Any questions should be directed to the Program Coordinator.
China. The name alone makes you want to get packing. It's going places, so jump aboard, go along for the ride and see where it's headed. (Lonely Planet)
Language Spoken: Mandarin