100,000 Strong Initiative
The University of Minnesota has a long history of supporting linkages with China. The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance is proud to support the 100,000 Strong Initiative
US Department of State
General Webpage devoted to 100,000 Strong Initiative
Forum on Education Abroad
Learn about 100,000 Strong Initiative
NAFSA (Association for International Educators)
Support for 100,000 Strong Initiative
Current Learning Abroad Center China include:
- Business Exchange in Beijing
With over one billion people and unique natural resources, China is the world’s largest emerging economy. Founded in 1911, Tsinghua University is one of the leading universities directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education of China and is known as the prominent center for higher education and scientific research.
- Business Exchange in Hong Kong
Hong Kong leads the rapidly growing Chinese economy, far outpacing all other Chinese cities and some Western nations in GDP, and many multinational corporations have strategic headquarters there.
- Chinese Government Scholarship Program
Choose from more than 120 participating Chinese Universities with the Chinese Government Scholarship Program.
- Chinese Universities Exchange Program
Immerse yourself in Chinese culture through university courses, local and regional excursions, and cultural events that provide many opportunities for cross-cultural learning. Each exchange university offers a variety of opportunities and experiences. Sample courses include listening comprehension, oral narration, modern Chinese phonetics, Chinese characters and vocabulary, translation, and reading of newspapers and magazines.
- Engineering Exchange in Hong Kong
Since its official opening in October 1991, the Hong Kong Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a dynamic, international research university, in relentless pursuit of excellence, leading the advance of science and technology, and educating the new generation of front-runners for Asia and the world.
- MGMT 3010: Introduction to Global Entrepreneurship
Explore Shanghai, China's single largest market, and Beijing, capital of the People's Republic of China and the country's second-largest city.
Resources and University of Minnesota Activities in China
The China Center was established in 1979 to manage the University of Minnesota's exchanges with the People's Republic of China. For more than three decades, the China Center has reflected the firm and long-standing commitment of the University to international research, teaching, and outreach.