China is considered to be a very safe country, especially for foreigners. Violent crimes toward foreigners, such as assault or robbery, are extremely rare. Still it is always advisable to keep your wallet, phone, and money in an inside pocket as a safety precaution.
The electricity voltage in China is 220V and we use the standard 2 or 3 outlet plug that is common all across Asia. Although you can easily purchase adapters in China, we do recommend that you bring one or two with you so that you will not have to be concerned with your electronic devices
Yes, but it is important to check that your mobile is unlocked for use outside of your home country. You can verify this with your mobile service provider.
The cost of living in Chengdu can vary greatly depending on your expected life-style. Check out our living in Chengdu page for more information.
Yes, you can purchase a package that will include accommodation as well as internship placement. Check out our packages & price page for more information.
Depending on which program you choose, your accommodation options will vary. We strongly recommend that you choose your accommodation option and make a decision before your arrival. This preparation will save you time and effort in the first few days of your arrival. Check out our accommodation page for more information.
Opening a Chinese bank account is the best way to keep your money safe and be able to withdraw it whenever you like. You can also use an international credit card to withdraw money directly from your overseas bank account. Travelers’ checks can be cashed in Bank of China branches throughout the city, as you