Transparent About Costs

Live, work, study and play in a world-class city. Know your program costs upfront. Expect clarity and no hidden fees.

As a business-minded individual, you understand the necessity of knowing all costs upfront. In the six weeks of immersing yourself in the new center of global commerce, we believe in being clear about the cost for this one-of-a-kind experience. Below is a breakdown of the fees for the 2019 Technology and Startup Scene in China program.

Application deadline: June 1, 2019



Program Tuition
$ 6,650
Your Program Tuition pays for the following: two courses at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, along with all classroom materials and transcripts; all necessary visa documentation issued by the Chinese Ministry of Education; internship with the Shanghai offices of Fortune 500/1000, or Financial Times Europe 500 companies or a local startup (participant’s choice); transport from the airport upon arrival; program orientation; program events in the Shanghai area; 24/7 support by staff.
$ 2,700
Accommodation fee pays for a accommodation at a four-star hotel at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology campus area throughout the entire duration of the program.
Total Program Cost
$ 9,350
This reflects the total amount each participant will be required to pay upon successful application to the program.


The following items are covered by individual participant:
- Chinese visa application fee requested by local Chinese embassies/consulates/visa service centers
- airfare to and from Shanghai
- meals and other personal expenses
- optional short trip(s)
- Mandarin tutoring for interested participants

University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
516 Jungong Rd, Yangpu Qu, Shanghai, 200093

Tel: +86 21-55271208