About The Program

Life in China

As a student abroad with the Experience China program, you will be involved in a myriad of activities. You'll live in a close-knit community of ExC participants, with a wealth of formal and informal opportunities to engage in the Zhejiang International Studies University (ZISU) campus, and larger community of Hangzhou, China. See the photos below for some insight into the student experience with ExC.

  • res hall bedroom
  • living space
  • living space
  • living space
  • track
  • english language corner
  • rental bikes
  • students and faculty
  • calligraphy
  • pagoda


Before your departure

The following books are recommended guides to familiarize yourself with Chinese culture prior to your departure:

DK Guide to China

TravelKit Guide to Hangzhou

China: People, Place, Culture, History

While abroad

The following site is a great resource once you're in Hangzhou:

What's Up in Hangzhou