Symbolic of an entire country perched on the edge of incredible change, Shanghai is the epicenter of China’s ongoing growth and development making it a dynamic destination to study or intern abroad. As the country’s economic hub, not to mention a major global financial center, Shanghai is a sought after destination for those studying business and economics and TEAN students will get the honor of studying at one of the top three universities in China. Of course, the city is more than just big business. Shanghai boasts a number of colorful historic neighborhoods, local markets, regional cuisines, an energetic nightlife scene, artist enclaves, world-class shopping and opportunities for exploration around every corner. Wander along the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront promenade, stop by a gallery in the French Concession or try to find the tastiest xiaolongbao dumplings in the city.

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The gateway of the Yangtze River

City Population

14 Million

Metropolitan Area Population

24 Million

Country Population

1.3 Billion


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