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Located in the modern city of Guangzhou, Guangdong, University
of Foreign Studies (广东外语外贸大学)
is a major institution of higher learning focused on international studies.
Created in 1995 through the merger of Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages
and Foreign Trade, GSUFS is now a campus of over 26,000 students and 2,000
faculty and staff members. The university focuses on all aspects of
international business as well as over 14 language programs. Because of this
international focus, GDUFS hosts hundreds of international students every year
and also sends out exchange students around the globe.
Guangzhou is the
third largest city in China. The only larger cities are Beijing and Shanghai.
It's coastal location and close proximity to Macao and Hong Kong have made it
the biggest business center in all of China. Over a third of China's export
leaves through the harbors of Guangzhou. Nestled in the shadow of Baiyan
Mountain, the mild climate allows for flowers to bloom all year round which
gives the city the nickname "the city of flowers."
Language of Instruction: Chinese and limited courses in
Eligibility Requirements: Sophomore standing or
higher and 2.75 GPA.
Length of Study: Semester or
More opportunities to study abroad in China
DirectorDr. Alex Akulli
Meet the CIS Staff
Chinese Culture & Education Center
Information for International Students
International Student Handbook
International Studies Newsletter
Summer 2016 Newsletter
Fall 2015 Newsletter
Summer 2015 Newsletter
Fall 2014 Newsletter
Center for International Studies
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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