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Skyline von Qingdao in der Abenddämmerung

Ocean University
of China



Max. 30 ECTS according to EU guidelines


Recognition in Europe:



Study programs:

Bachelor & Master

Summer semester:

1st week of April - 2nd week of July

Application deadline: January 15th


Winter semester:

2nd week of September - 2nd week of December Application deadline:

July 15th


Duration: 15 weeks

Registration fee: 75 €


Tuition fee: € 2,290


Funding from BAföG: 100%



Current or completed studies in economics or related courses at a European university in a bachelor or master and sufficient knowledge of English.

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Ocean University of China (OUC) is a renowned institution of higher learning in the People's Republic of China and is one of the country's "elite" universities. With more than 30,000 students and over 1,800 faculty members in 23 faculties, it offers a wide range of study opportunities and is internationally recognized.

The university's campus is divided into three areas: Campus No. 1 Yuchan, Campus No. 2 Fushan and the new huge Campus No. 3 Laoshan, where your semester takes place. The latter is connected to the city center by commuter rail and offers modern facilities, including lecture halls for undergraduate and graduate classes, offices and secretarial services, all equipped to the latest standards. In addition, Laoshan is connected by a shuttle service with e-golf cars and offers dining halls and small cookshops that provide students with drinks and delicacies.

OUC is authorized to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and has an International Education Center (IEC) that offers study programs leading to bachelor's, master's as well as Ph.D. degrees. The University maintains close relationships with more than 120 universities worldwide and works closely with the University of Cambridge / UK and the University of Western Australia, among others.

Sicht auf die Skyline von Qingdao bei Tage

WEEK 1-6

  • Lectures (Monday - Wednesday usually 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

  • Specialized seminars

  • Exciting excursions (Thursdays)

WEEK 7-8

  • Semester Break at your disposal

  • Travel

  • Learn languages

  • Regional studies

WEEK 9-14

  • Lectures (Monday - Wednesday usually 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

  • Specialized seminars

  • Exciting excursions (Thursdays)


  • Mandatory final exams

  • Certificate & credentials issued internationally recognized

from 800 €

Return flight to Qingdao from Germany

from 1 €

One-way public bus ride in the city center

from 1,5 €

For a bottle of local beer at the supermarket

from 380 € / month

Rent for a single room with private bathroom

from 20 €

Cost of a local Chinese smartphone

from 6 €

For a piece of imported cheese in the supermarket

from 320 € / month

Expenses for food & drink

from 10 € / 60 min

For a traditional Chinese massage

from 3 €

For washing, ironing and folding 10 garments by the laundry

Image by Luna Hu

Courses Bachelor

BA 01  

Asian economies

BA 02  

Business Management

BA 03  

Finance and Investments

BA 04  

Global Marketing


BA 05  

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

BA 06  

Cross Cultural Mgt. I+II (incl. Mandarin Chinese)


+ exciting excursions

+ practice-oriented case studies 

Image by Thomas Chen

Courses Master

MA 01   

Business Economics 

MA 02  

Global Project Management

MA 03  

Global Service Marketing

MA 04 

Multinational Entrepreneurship

MA 05  

intercultural management

MA 06 

intercultural leadership

+ exciting excursions

+ practice-oriented case studies


Since 1997, more than 10,000 students have already completed a successful semester abroad with studiesNetwork in Asia.


studiesNetwork’s study programs were developed by German professors, are officially accredited and are 100% funded by BAföG.


In addition to the lowest tuition fees, studiesNetwork offers you other exclusive benefits, discounts and free cancellation.


The studiesNetwork team around Prof. Dr. Passon is at your side in all matters before, during and after your semester. We stand for perfect organization and guaranteed execution.


The ECTS system facilitates the recognition of achievements from the studiesnetwork semester. This is because courses are evaluated using the ECTS system, which guarantees comparable and transferable achievements worldwide. You can complete a maximum of 30 ECTS in your semester - but at least 16 ECTS must be completed


In order to participate in the final exams, a minimum attendance of 75% per subject is required. The last week is set aside for the exams, which are written 60-minute written exams. The results are internationally certified and include both basic and special subjects.


The official certificates of studiesnetwork graduates are issued in digital form (PDF) directly from Udayana University about 6-8 weeks after the final exams. Upon request and for a fee, the originals can also be sent to Europe via DHL Express.

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