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  • Phone: 1.800.995.2300 or 1.312.944.1750
  • Fax: 1.312.944.1448
  • Address: IES Abroad Chicago Headquarters IES Abroad Chicago 33 N. LaSalle Street, 15th Floor Chicago, IL 60602-2602


One of the nation’s oldest, largest, and most reputable study abroad providers, IES Abroad is a Chicago-based, not-for-profit academic consortium that enrolls more than 5,500 students from 185 U.S. colleges and universities annually. With nearly 100 high-quality academic study abroad programs and internship opportunities in 34 cities, we are dedicated to fostering cultural immersion and intercultural development. Since our founding in 1950, nearly 80,000 students have participated in our international study abroad programs. IES Abroad operates programs in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, Australia, and New Zealand.

IES Abroad study abroad programs in China include:


  • Language Intensive - Semester/Academic Year Program

  • Contemporary Issues in China - Semester Program

  • Honors Contemporary Issues in China - Spring Semester Program

  • Summer Program


  • China & Southeast Asia Regional Studies - Semester/Academic Year Program - NEW! Beginning Fall 2013

  • Environmental Studies - Summer Program

  • China & Southeast Asia Development - Summer Program


  • 21st Century China - Semester Program

  • Business in China - Semester Program

  • Shanghai Internship - Summer Program