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Cold Spring Harbor Asia Courses

This course will operate in CSHA Academic Center, which locates in Dushu lake higher education area, CSHA Academic Center is about 80 km away from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, and 120 km away from Shanghai Pudong Internation Airport. Suzhou is easy to access by high speed trains, city buses, taxies etc


The address of CSHA Academic Center is: No. 299 Qiyue Street, Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province 215123, P.R, China

  

  

Transportation to CSHA Academic Center:

From PVG (Shanghai Pudong International Airport)-120km

Option 1: Airport Shuttle (Recommend)

STEP 1. Airport Shuttle

Get on at Exit of Bus Parking Area on 2nd Floor of Airport Building

Get off at Suzhou International Expo Center station(Chinese name: 博览中心站)

Ticket Fare: CNY 84

Duration: 2.5-3 Hours

 

STEP 2. Taxi

Bus Station to the course venue

Fare: About CNY 30

Duration: Around 20 minutes

 

 

Option 2: Taxi

Fare: CNY 500-600

Duration: 2-2.5 Hours

Book Taxi Online:

http://www.meet-in-shanghai.net/travel-tips/traffic/taxi.php#shds02

 

 

Option 3: Railway (passport is a must)

STEP 1.  Go through Airport Bus line No. 5 from Pudong International Airport to Shanghai Railway Station

          Schedule:  06:30 - 23:00 (T1); 06:35 - 23:05 (T2)

Frequency: Every 20~30 minutes; Duration: About 80 minutes;

Ticket Fare: CNY 2- CNY 22 (Based on distance)

 

STEP 2.  Buy a train ticket to Suzhou train station, you can choose Suzhou Industrial Park Station(SIP station), Suzhou Railway Station or Suzhou North Railway station, SIP station is nearest one but with limited trains, the other two are about 30 minutes away from CSHA Academic Center by taxi. Visitor can buy ticket online and claim the ticket from ticket window, or purchase the ticket directly from ticket window by providing the original passport. 

 

Click here to check the train schedule and fare

Reminder: there’re 4 train stations in Suzhou, Suzhou Industrial Park Station(苏州园区站) is the nearest one to CSHA Academic Center, therefore please pay attention to the station name and make sure it’s the right one to go.

 

STEP 3.  Book a taxi from Train Stations to CSHA academic center

 

  

From SHA (Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport)-80km

Option 1: Airport Shuttle (Recommend)

STEP 1. Airport Shuttle

Get on at east of the Parking Area opposite the exit of the Airport Building

Get off at Suzhou International Expo Center station

Ticket Fare: CNY 53

Duration: 1.5-2 Hours

 

STEP 2. Taxi

Suzhou International Expo Center station to CSHA Academic Center

Fare: About CNY 30

Duration: Around 20 minutes

 

Option 2: Taxi

Fare: CNY 300-400

Duration: 1-1.5 Hours

 

Option 3: Railway (passport is a must)

There is a High speed train in SHA (HongQiao Airport) T2 building. About 10 minutes walk, please follow the airport sign.

 

STEP 1  Buy a train ticket to Suzhou train station, you can choose Suzhou Industrial Park Station(SIP station), Suzhou Railway Station or Suzhou North Railway station, SIP station is nearest one but with limited trains, the other two are about 30 minutes away from CSHA Academic Center by taxi. Visitor can buy ticket online and claim the ticket from ticket window, or purchase the ticket directly from ticket window by providing the original passport.

 

STEP 2.  Book a taxi from Train Station to CSHA academic center
 

Housing:

All faculty and students will stay in Worldhotel Grand Dushulake, and the reservations will be made by course registrar. Faculty will need to email your arrival/ departure dates to course registrar once your travel plans are made, free of charge recommendation will be provided to students from registration date to last day of the course,  students with same gender will share a twin-bed room, reservations will be made upon getting the acceptance from selected students.


Visa

To apply Chinese visa, please visit the official websites of Chinese Embassies (http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/eng/wjb/zwjg/2490/) for the application procedure, documents required and other relative information ( Kind reminder that your passport must not expire within 6 months and must have at least one blank visa page). You’ll find the Chinese visa application form on our website, too. If you need a formal visa invitation letter of CSHA or the visa authorization letter issued by the local government, please contact course registrar and provide us the following info WITH a scanned copy of your passport: full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, number of passport, visiting dates. We’ll respond to you ASAP. In addition, many countries have specialized travel agencies who can expedite the visa process, for instance: http://www.traveldocs.com/visas.htm, or http://visarite.com/. Please make sure to leave enough time (at least 1 month in advance) for your application.

 

Payments:

Payment instructions will be sent to each accepted student after admissions are made.