Study Abroad

China

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Many programs in China require students to complete at least one semester of Chinese at the college-level prior to studying abroad. Students planning to study abroad in China must complete at least one semester of Chinese at the college level prior to studying abroad.

Beijing (CET)
Program Sponsor: CET Academic Programs (CET)
Program Name: Chinese Studies and Internship in Beijing
Type: Stand Alone
Housing: CET students live with Chinese roommates in a foreign students' dormitory at the Beijing Institute of Education.
Program Eligibility: Chinese 1a required.
Language: Chinese

Beijing (IES)
Program Sponsor: Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)
Program Name: IES - Beijing Language Intensive Program
Type: Stand Alone
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility: Chinese 1b or 2 and a cumulative GPA of 9.0 or higher is required.
Language: Chinese and English

Beijing (Hamilton)
Program Sponsor: Hamilton College
Program Name: Associated Colleges in China (ACC)
Type: Stand Alone
Housing: Students share doubles in a foreign students’ dormitory during the week and visit host families on the weekend.
Program Eligibility: Chinese 51b or equivalent required. A cumulative GPA of 9.0 or higher is required
Language: Chinese

Hangzhou (Middlebury)
Program Sponsor: CV Starr Middlebury Schools Abroad
Program Name: Middlebury School in Hangzhou, China
Type: Stand Alone
Housing: Students live in dorms with Chinese students from Zhejiang University of Technology.
Program Eligibility: Chinese 51b or equivalent is required (111a preferred), with at least a B average in all Chinese coursework, a B average in the major, and a B- average overall. Students are expected to complete a Chinese language course the semester prior to the term abroad.
Language: Chinese

Hong Kong SAR (CUHK)
Program Sponsor: The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
Program Name: International Asian Studies Program (IASP)
Type: Direct Enrollment
Housing: Participants live with local students in CUHK residence halls.
Program Eligibility: Cumulative GPA of 9.0 or higher is required.
Language: English and Chinese.

Shanghai (CIEE Global) Program Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Program Name: China in a Global Context
Type: Stand Alone
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility: At least one semester of college-level Mandarin Chinese or the equivalent. One Chinese area studies course is recommended.
Language: English and Chinese

Shanghai (CIEE Business)
Program Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Program Name: Business, Language and Culture
Type: Stand Alone
Housing: Students live in a homestay with a local host.
Program Eligibility: At least one semester of college-level Mandarin Chinese or the equivalent and a 9.0 cumulative GPA. At least three semesters of college-level microeconomics or macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, or marketing.
Language: English and Chinese

Kunming (SIT)
Program Sponsor: School for International Training (SIT)
Program Name: China: Language, Cultures, and Ethnic Minorities
Type: Experiential field-based
Housing: Students live in homestays with local hosts: two weeks in urban Kunming and a rural homestay in Shaxi.
Program Eligibility: Must meet CMC requirements for study abroad
Language: English and Chinese