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Tel: (919) 668-4551
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The nearest airport to BGI-Shenzhen is Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (SZX). By taxi, it takes one hour and costs ¥180 ($27); alternatively, the bus (take the airport-bus #6 to Yan Tian Qu Zheng Fu, then change to bus #85 to Shi Tou Wei) takes 2.5 hours and costs ¥20 ($3). The nearest train station is Shenzhen Railway Station/LuoHu Port. By taxi, it takes 30 minutes and costs ¥80 ($12); alternatively, the bus (take bus #205 from the railway station to Bei Shan Gong Ye Qu, then walk west about 700 meters) takes one hour and costs ¥3 ($0.44). BGI-Shenzhen is located on Beishan Rd near the intersection with Yantian Rd, approximately [here].

Room and Board :
Tuition includes lunch and a steady supply of coffee. Students are free to find their own accommodations. Here are two examples of nearby hotels:

Pattaya Hotel

¥267~¥350 ($39~$50)

Nei Huan Road, Da Mei Sha

Yan Tian District, Shenzhen

[online booking here or here] or call 86-10-84577827

East Coast Blue Club Hotel

~¥300 ($41~$44)

Waihuan Road, Da Mei Sha

Yan Tian District, Shenzhen

[online booking here or here] or call 86-10-84577827

Wutongshan Hotel
¥150~¥250 ($20~$35)

Near entrance to Wutongshan National Forest Park: students can commute to BGI on bus 68.
2002 Wutong Road, Yah Tian, Shenzhen 518081
No on-line booking: make arrangement through BGI

or call 86-755-25550844.

We strongly encourage participants to bring their own laptop computer, ideally an Apple Macintosh. Apple Macintosh computers should be configured to run OSX 10.4, 10.5, or 10.6 with the latest version of Apple’s developer package installed. LINUX is allowable, but students must insure that these are properly configured and in working order. Notably, the user must have superuser powers, and Perl, PostgreSQL, and DBD/DBI must be installed with a functioning CPAN installer. Students who cannot bring their own Apple or a LINUX notebook will be provided with a LINUX computer.

Students are responsible for their own travel and housing arrangements.

Tuition: ¥6,800 ($996).

Cancellation Terms:
The course tuition is not reimbursable unless a replacement student is located.

For more information, contact Mrs. Wang (Tel: +86-13651281331) or William Piel.