Non-degree Programs | Summer Camp


The Summer Camp on Chinese Economy and Society 2018 will organize tours to a private company, a state-owned enterprise and a Sino-foreign joint venture located in 3 different cities, which will provide opportunities to closely observe how various companies grasp market opportunities in China and grow to be more competitive internationally.

Visit to a Private Internet Company in Hangzhou

In the Summer Camp 2016 we paid a visit to NetEase in Hangzhou.



Founded in 1997

A leading China-based Internet technology company

Today, NetEase develops and operates some of China's most popular online PC and mobile games, advertising services, e-mail services and e-commerce platforms.



Host of the global G20 summit this year and UNESCO world heritage site, Hangzhou is renowned for its cultural heritage and all the symbols of the Chinese Culture (Tea, Silk, China).

It is still one of the regional economic centers and a vibrant arts . Today, some of the most famous Chinese entrepreneurs live alongside the best artisans of tea, silk, pottery and Chinese painting in the city, the museums that captures the history of these unique Chinese symbols.

Visit to a State-owned Enterprise in Shanghai

In the Summer Camp 2016 & 2017 we paid a visit to Bao Steel that locates in Baoshan District of Shanghai.



A typical enterprise arising from China’s reform and opening

Set up in 1978

By the end of 2014, Baosteel had a workforce of 130,000 spreading all over the globe.

Export to more than 40 countries and regions



Shanghai is the most populous city proper in the world. It is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the People's Republic of China, with a population of more than 24 million as of 2014. It is a global financial center and transport hub, with the world's busiest container port. 

Shanghai is the commercial and financial center of mainland China, and ranks 16th in the 2016 edition of the Global Financial Centres Index published by the Z/Yen Group and Qatar Financial Centre Authority. In the last two decades Shanghai has been one of the fastest developing cities in the world. Since 1992 Shanghai has recorded double-digit growth almost every year except during the global recession of 2008 and 2009. In 2011, Shanghai's total GDP grew to US$297 billion with GDP per capita of US $12,784. The three largest service industries are financial services, retail, and real estate.

Visit to a Sino-foreign Joint Venture in Suzhou

In the Summer Camp 2017 we expanded our visit to a new city, Suzhou.



The China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park or Suzhou Industrial Park for short is a county-level administrative area located in Suzhou, China with significant Singaporean influence.

SIP has a total jurisdiction area of 288 km2, of which, the China-Singapore cooperation area covers 80 km2 with a planned residential population of 1.2 million. The China-Singapore Joint Steering Council led by Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Wong Kan Seng will hold meeting every year to give directions for the development of SIP.



Suzhou, formerly romanized as Soochow, is a major city located in southeastern Jiangsu Province of East China, about 100 km northwest of Shanghai. It is a major economic center and focal point of trade and commerce, and the second largest city in the province after the capital Nanjing. The city is situated on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the shores of Lake Tai and belongs to the Yangtze River Delta region.

Founded in 514 BC, Suzhou has over 2,500 years of history, with an abundant display of relics and sites of historical interest.The city's canals, stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens have contributed to its status as one of the top tourist attractions in China. The Classical Gardens of Suzhou were added to the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997 and 2000. Suzhou is often dubbed the 'Venice of the East' or 'Venice of China'.

Other Cultural Activities

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Other cultural activities, including meditation, pottery making, Kun opera, calligraphy, Taichi, Huangpu River Cruise, etc., aim to help you have a better appreciation of Chinese culture and make your stay more enjoyable.


All the field trip costs are included in the tuition fee so that there will be no extra charge on that.


Ms. Maggie Yu

Summer Camp on Chinese Economy and Society 2018

International Programs Office, School of Economics, Fudan University

Tel: 86-21-5566 4509

Fax: 86-21-5566 4509