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SIT Malaysia and China: International Relations and New Economies

Kuala Lumpur, courtesy of Walkerssk

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SIT Malaysia and China: International Relations and New Economies


Program terms: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Key Dates:
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Malaysia, known for its ethnic, religious, social, economic, and environmental diversity, is a country with a globally dynamic economy. During this program students examine banking, ethics, and finance in a cross-cultural context. Students are based in the capital of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and as part of their comparative learning experience, travel to China then Singapore or Indonesia to explore international relations and global banking in the growing financial centers of Southeast Asia. Courses are taught in English, and students have the choice of studying either Chinese or Bahasa Malaysia. The homestay placement is made based on the student’s language of study. Students end the program by completing an internship or an independent research project.

For more information, visit program homepage.

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Housing: Homestay
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English
Language prerequisite: No
Additional prerequisites: Yes, see program homepage
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

Photo: Kuala Lumpur, courtesy of Walkerssk


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