Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

East China University of Political Science and Law

East China University of Political Science and Law Exchange Program


Program Details
Location(s)  Shanghai, China
Term   Fall Semester, Spring Semester
Credit   Business, Management, Marketing, Chinese Languages. 
Classes Held  On-site
Housing   Residence Hall
Passport Required       
Program Eligibility
GPA 2.5
Grad credit Not available
Non-WIU   No
Pre-requiste No previous proficiency required
Student Year Sophomore, Junior, Senior

About the Program

General: Students can participate in a semester or academic year exchange at ECUPL where they will have opportunities to take coursework in business, political science, and law in English. Students will also have access to Chinese language courses and can participate in semester-long intensive Chinese language courses.

Housing and Meals: ECUPL has on campus housing available in student dormitories. 

Entry Requirements: Students must apply for a visa before entering China. Visa requirements can be found here.

Health Insurance: It is a university policy that all WIU students who study abroad are either covered under WIU student health insurance OR have purchased the Patriot Travel Medical Insurance plan through IMG.

Costs (Comparative Table)

Semester Program
ITEMS WIU East China
Tuition 12 semester hours, plan Q 4,603.44 4,603.44
Application Fee   75.00
International Required Insurance   200.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 4,790.00 2,000.00
Student Visa   140.00
Books and Supplies 400.00 200.00
Total 9,793.44 7,388.44*

  *Students will arrange their own airfare. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships are available. 

Semester Dates

Fall: September-January

Spring: February-June

You can find out more information about ECUPL by visiting their website here.


Courses at ECUPL are available in business, political science, law, and Chinese language. Contact the Office of Study Abroad and Outreach for specific course information.




Contact Us

Sarah Looman
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