Robert Morris University signed a memorandum of understanding with Suzhou Health College formalizing a collaboration with the institutions in May 2009. Through the memorandum of understanding, the institutions agreed to develop joint academic exchanges of mutual interest, including the promotion and coordination of cooperative actions.
In 2009 the first group of RMU students and faculty traveled to China and visited schools and health care centers in Suzhou and Nanjing and had the opportunity to explore the rich culture of several Chinese regions. This travel was part of a 3 credit elective course offered in the Spring.
The second group of students and faculty traveled to China in May 2010 and the trip included cultural and educational opportunities in Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing and Beijing.
Cost of the Program
This travel is part of a 3 credit elective course and course fees apply. Costs for the travel are additional and to be determined by the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and includes airfare, room and board.
Students stay in hotels located near the universities and cultural events.
Open to all students especially those in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences who are in good standing at RMU (Academic Services, Financial Services, and Student Affairs).