People's Republic of China

Beijing - American University in Beijing

Beijing – American University Abroad

Why study on the American University program in Beijing?

  • Wide range of courses taught in English and moderately intensive study of Chinese
  • Broad variety of Internships
  • Extended field trips to many different locations in China
  • Housing in Beijing University residence halls

·         Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Arts and Culture

Business Studies

Chinese

Cultural Studies

Economics

History

International Relations

Literature

Media Studies

Political Science

Women’s Studies

Language of instruction:  Chinese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites: Minimum: One semester of Mandarin Chinese.  Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies, Economics, Global Development Studies, History, Political Science

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Chinese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

AU Abroad | 202-885-1320 | auabroad[at]american[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China (ACC)

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Hangzhou: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Harbin: Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Beijing - Associated Colleges in China - Hamilton College (ACC)

Beijing – Associated Colleges in China – Hamilton College (ACC)

Why study on the ACC program in Beijing?

  • Rigorous Chinese language and cultural studies with strict language pledge
  • Intensive small-group classes and one-to-one individual language instruction
  • Advanced readings and discussion in literature, history, philosophy, media, and film
  • Weekly language practicums focusing on use of Chinese outside of the class

·         Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Chinese

Cultural Studies

Film Studies

History

Independent Study

Literature

Media Studies

Philosophy

Language of instruction:  Chinese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Intermediate-level Mandarin Chinese.  Summer program available to raise students to required language level (not eligible for financial aid)

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Chinese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Associated Colleges in China | 315-859-4326 | acchina[at]hamilton[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing *

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Hangzhou: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Harbin: Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

Shanghai: 21st Century China (IES) *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Beijing - Contemporary Issues or Language Intensive Program (IES)

Beijing – Contemporary Issues or Language Intensive Program (IES)

Why study on the IES program in Beijing?

  • Contemporary Issues: Option in English for students primarily interested in Asian Studies, Economics, History and Political Science.  Included: extensive field study
  • Language Intensive: Option for students primarily interested in developing fluency in Chinese at the intermediate or advanced level.  Included: wide variety of Internships
  • Housing with Chinese roommates or home-stays
  • Selection of field trips to various parts of China

·         Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Asian Studies

Chinese (Mandarin)

Cultural Studies

Economics

Environmental Studies

Government

History

Political Science

Language of instruction:  English, Chinese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites: Chinese language: Contemporary Issues: one semester.  Language Intensive: two semesters. Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies, Economics, Global Development Studies, History, Political Science

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers:

Chinese Department Faculty

Professor Brouhle (Economics)   Carnegie 208 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Institute for the International Education of Students | 800-995-2300 | shansen[at]iesabroad[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China (ACC)

Hangzhou: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Harbin: Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

Shanghai: 21st Century China (IES) *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Hangzhou - Hangzhou Chinese Language Program (Middlebury College)

Hangzhou – C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Why study in Hangzhou?

  • Rigorous Chinese language and cultural studies with strict language pledge
  • Sixteen hours per week of language and topical courses in small classes and intensive individualized instruction
  • Electives include Ancient Chinese History, Business and Classical Chinese, Contemporary Issues, Film, Literature, and Newspaper Reading
  • Dormitory housing at Zhejiang University of Technology with Chinese roommate

·        Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Chinese

Cultural Studies

Global Development Studies

East Asian Studies

History

International Relations

Political Science

Media Studies

Sociology

Language of instruction:  Chinese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum: Fourth-semester level Mandarin Chinese.  Language GPA above 3.0

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Chinese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

C.V. Starr Middlebury Schools Abroad | | 802-443-5745 | schoolsabroad[at]middlebury[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Harbin: Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Harbin - Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Harbin – Intensive Chinese Language Program (CET)

Why study in Harbin?

  • Rigorous Chinese language and cultural studies with strict language pledge
  • Small classes and intensive individualized instruction
  • Electives include Business Chinese, Composition, Literature and Newspaper Reading and special tutorial topics of student’s own choosing
  • Harbin Institute of Technology dormitory housing with Chinese roommate
  • Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Chinese

Cultural Studies


East Asian Studies

Language of instruction:  Chinese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum: Fourth-semester level Mandarin Chinese

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Chinese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

CET Academic Programs | 800-225-4262 | cet[at]academic-travel[dot]com

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Kunming - C.V. Starr-Midlebury School 

Kunming – C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Why study on the Middlebury program in Kunming?

  • Rigorous Chinese language and cultural studies with focus on Chinese ethnic and minority studies
  • Twenty hours per week of language and topical courses taught in the Chinese in small classes and through intensive individualized instruction.  Strict language pledge.
  • Electives include newspaper reading, environmental studies, contemporary issues classical and business Chinese, ethnic and minority studies.
  • Dormitory housing at Yunnan University with Chinese roommate

·         Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Chinese

Cultural Studies

Global Development Studies

History

Political Science

Media Studies

Sociology

South-east Asian Studies

Language of instruction:  Chinese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum: Fourth-semester level Mandarin Chinese.  Language GPA above 3.0

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Chinese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

C.V. Starr Middlebury Schools Abroad | | 802-443-5745 | schoolsabroad[at]middlebury[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Hangzhou: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Harbin: Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Nanjing - Nanjing University (Council on International Educational Exchange)

Nanjing – Intensive Chinese Language and Culture Program (CIEE)

Why study in Nanjing?

  • Intensive Chinese language study for low intermediate to advanced-level students
  • Small classes and individualized instruction
  • English language options: China and Nanjing Area Studies, independent research project.
  • Chinese language options: wide range of courses for advanced students
  • Extensive field trips to various parts of China
  • Nanjing University dormitory housing with Chinese roommate or home-stay

     
  •  Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Business Studies

Chinese

Cultural Studies

East Asian Studies

East Asian Studies

Economics

Film Studies

Global Development Studies

History

International Relations

Political Science

Sociology

Language of instruction:  Chinese, English

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum: two semesters of Mandarin Chinese.  Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies topics.

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Chinese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Council on International Educational Exchange | 800-407-8839 | studyinfo[at]ciee[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Harbin: Intensive Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Shanghai - Perspectives on Contemporary China (ACM)

Shanghai—Perspectives on Contemporary China (ACM)

Why study on the ACM Perspectives on Contemporary China program in Shanghai?

  • Course options in English for students primarily interested in Anthropology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology, and Urban Studies.
  • Introduction to China in a context in which English is spoken relatively widely
  • Opportunity for mentored independent study
  • Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Economics

Environmental Studies

Geography

International Relations

Political Science

Sociology

Urban Studies

Language of instruction:  English, Chinese

Calendar:  Fall semester only

Prerequisites:  At least one semester of Chinese

Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers:

Professor Feng  Carnegie 407

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Associated Colleges of the Midwest | 312-263-5000 | acm[at]acm[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing *

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China (ACC)

Beijing: Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)

Hangzhou: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Harbin: Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Shanghai: Alliance for Global Education *

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Shanghai - Shanghai Program (Alliance for Global Education)

Shanghai – 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance)

Why study on the Alliance for Global Education program in Beijing?

  • 21st Century City: Course Options in English for students primarily interested in Asian Studies, Economics, History, International Relations, Political Science, Urban Studies.
  • International Business: Course Options in English for students primarily interested in Asian Studies, Economics, and Business.  Business-related internships available.
  • Study moderately intensive Chinese language from advanced beginning level
  • Housing with Chinese students
  • Wide variety of field trips and extra-curricular classes in the arts.

·         Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Asian Studies

Business Studies

Chinese (Mandarin)

Cultural Studies

Economics

Environmental Studies

Global Development Studies

History

International Relations

Political Science

Sociology

Urban Studies

 Language of instruction:  English, Chinese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  At least one semester of Chinese (internship option: three semesters) 

Minimum GPA: 3.0   Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies, Economics, Global Development Studies, History, Political Science

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers:

Chinese Department Faculty

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Alliance for Global Education | 888-232-8379 | info[at]allianceglobaled[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing *

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China (ACC)

Beijing: Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)

Hangzhou: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Harbin: Harbin Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Nanjing: Nanjing University (CIEE)

Taiwan: Taipei – National Chengchi University (CIEE)

Republic of China

Taiwan - Taipei (Council on International Educational Exchange)

Taiwan – Intensive Chinese Language and Culture Program (CIEE)

Why study in Taiwan?

  • Intensive Chinese language study for low intermediate to advanced-level students
  • Small classes and individualized instruction.  Extra-curricular language-partner program.
  • Courses include Taiwanese Area Studies and independent research project
  • Opportunities for cultural immersion: active volunteer and community involvement
  • Internships with non-profit or business organizations
  • Extensive field trips to various parts of Taiwan
  • National Chengchi University dormitory housing with Chinese roommates, off-campus international houses or home-stay
  • Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Chinese

Cultural Studies

East Asian Studies

Language of instruction:  Chinese, English

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum: two semesters of Mandarin Chinese.  Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies topics.

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Chinese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Council on International Educational Exchange | 800-407-8839 | studyinfo[at]ciee[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

     * indicates programs with one-semester Chinese prerequisite

Beijing: American University in Beijing *

Beijing: Associated Colleges in China

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Hangzhou: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Harbin: Intensive Chinese Language Program (CET)

Kunming: C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in China

Kunming: Regional Development in China and Southeast Asia (IES) *

Nanjing: Intensive Chinese Language and Culture Program (CIEE)

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

South Korea

Seoul -  University - Arts and Sciences (CIEE)

Seoul - Ewha Woman’s University (ISEP)

Why study at Ewha University in Seoul, South Korea?

·         Live on a beautiful state-of-the-art campus in the dynamic capital of South Korea

·         First university for women in Korea, Ewha (“E-Wa”) was founded in 1886 with a single student and is now one of the most prestigious universities in the country.  

·         Woman’s University” expresses the value that every woman is important.  Study-abroad students may be may be women or men (30% are male). 

  • Take classes in English while learning Korean language from beginning or higher level.
  • Participate in extensive cultural activities and field trips.  Every student is assigned a Korean buddy for the semester.
  • On-campus housing

 Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Business Studies

Computer Science

East Asian Studies

Economics

Global Development Studies

History

International Relations

Korean Language

Political Science

Sciences – Natural and Applied

Sociology

Women’s Studies

Language of instruction:  English, Korean

Calendar:  Fall or Spring Semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum GPA 3.0   Open to all majors.  Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies.

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers:

OCS Director Richard Bright   x4850

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Caroline Holbrook | ISEP Program Officer for East Asia | 703 504 9994 | cholbrook[at]isep[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

    *
eligibility: one semester of Japanese or Chinese

Japan:

Tokyo: Sophia University Arts and Sciences (CIEE) *

Osaka: Intensive Japanese Language and Cultural Studies *

China:

Beijing: American University in Beijing *

Beijing: Language Intensive or Contemporary Issues Program (IES) *

Shanghai: 21st Century City or International Business in China (Alliance) *

 

Japan

Nagoya - Institute for the International Education of Students (fall recommended)

Nagoya –  Nanzan University Center for Japanese Studies (IES)

Why study with IES in Nagoya?

  • Highly intensive eight-credit Japanese language study
  • Range of area studies and arts courses taught in English and/or Japanese
  • Field trips to various parts of Japan
  • Housing in home-stay or university residence with Japanese students

·        Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Arts

Cultural Studies

East Asian Studies

Economics

Geography

History

Japanese

Literature

Political Science

Religious Studies

Sociology

Language of instruction:  Japanese, English

Calendar:  Fall semester recommended.

Prerequisites:  Minimum: two semesters of Japanese, GPA of 3.0 (cumulative and in Japanese)    

Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies topics

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Japanese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Institute for the International Education of Students | 800-995-2300 | shansen[at]iesabroad[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

Osaka: Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Studies (CET)

Tokyo: Japan Study Program – Waseda University (ACM)

Tokyo: Language Intensive Program (IES)

Tokyo: Sophia University Liberal Arts Program (CIEE)

Tokyo: Temple University Japan Campus

Osaka - Intensive Japanese Language and Cultural Studies (CET)

Osaka –  Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Studies (CET)

Why study with CET?

  • Highly intensive Japanese language study (eleven credits)
  • Specialized Japanese language courses for specific purposes
  • Japanese studies courses in various subject areas taught in English
  • Access to Osaka Gakuin University facilities and student organizations
  • Housing in shared apartments with Japanese roommates.

·         Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Business Studies

Cultural Studies

East Asian Studies

Economics

Environmental Studies

History

International Relations

Psychology

Religious Studies

Language of instruction:  English, Japanese

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum: one semester of Japanese

Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies topics

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Japanese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

CET Academic Programs | 800-225-4262 | cet[at]academic-travel[dot]com

Students often also consider the following options:

Nagoya: Nanzan University Program (IES)

Tokyo: Language Intensive Program (IES)

Tokyo: Japan Study Program – Waseda University (ACM)

Tokyo: Sophia University (CIEE)

Tokyo: Temple University Japan Campus

Tokyo - Language Intensive - Tokyo (Institute for the International Education of Students)

Tokyo –  Language Intensive Program (IES)

Why study with IES in Tokyo?

  • Highly intensive ten-credit Japanese language study
  • Range of additional humanities and social studies courses in English
  • Field trips to various parts of Japan
  • Housing in home-stay or single-sex university residence with Japanese students

·        Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Art & Architecture

Business Studies

East Asian Studies

Economics

Environmental Studies

History

Japanese

Sociology

Urban Studies

Language of instruction:  Japanese, English

Calendar:  Fall or spring semester

Prerequisites:  Minimum: three semesters of Japanese and GPA of 3.0   

Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies topics

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Japanese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Institute for the International Education of Students | 800-995-2300 | shansen[at]iesabroad[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

Nagoya: Nanzan University Program (IES)

Osaka: Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Studies (CET)

Tokyo: Japan Study Program – Waseda University (ACM)

Tokyo: Sophia University Liberal Arts Program (CIEE)

Tokyo: Temple University Japan Campus

Tokyo - Sophia University - Tokyo (Council on International Educational Exchange) (spring only)

Tokyo –  Sophia University - Arts and Sciences (CIEE)

Why study at Sophia University in Tokyo?

  • Private university offering classes in English and Japanese for

Japanese and international students from around the world

  • Japanese language study: moderately or highly intensive options
  • Wide range of humanities and social studies courses taught in English
  • Field trips to various parts of Japan
  • Housing in home-stays or single-sex dormitories with Japanese students

·        Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

Anthropology

Art History

Business Studies

Economics

History

Japanese

Linguistics

Literature

Political Science

Philosophy

Religion

Language of instruction:  English, Japanese

Calendar:  Spring semester only (mid-March to late July)

Prerequisites:  Minimum: one semester of Japanese.  3.0 gpa. Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies topics

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Japanese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Council on International Educational Exchange | 800-407-8839 | studyinfo[at]ciee[dot]org

Students often also consider the following options:

Nagoya: Nanzan University Program (IES)

Osaka: Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Studies (CET)

Tokyo: Language Intensive Program (IES)

Tokyo: Japan Study Program – Waseda University (ACM)

Tokyo: Temple University Japan Campus

Tokyo - Waseda University (ACM) (spring only or year)

Tokyo –  Japan Study Program – Waseda University (ACM)

Why study at Waseda University in Tokyo?

  • Intensive Japanese language study (six credits)
  • Humanities and social studies courses taught in English
  • Choose from more than 1000 Waseda University student organizations
  • Cultural Internships in local communities
  • Field trips to various parts of Japan
  • Housing with host families

·         Open to all majors and may be of particular interest in these subject areas:

East Asian Studies

Most subject areas in Humanities and Social Studies\

Language of instruction:  English, Japanese

Calendar:  Spring semester (late February to late July) or year (mid-September to late July)

Prerequisites:  Minimum: one semester of Japanese, GPA 3.0 

Recommended: coursework in East Asian Studies topics

To obtain advising on this program as an academic choice:

Program Advisers: Japanese Department Faculty 

For specific questions about how the program operates:

Earlham College Japan Study Office | 765-983-1224 | japanstu[at]earlham[dot]edu

Students often also consider the following options:

Nagoya: Nanzan University Program (IES)

Osaka: Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Studies (CET)

Tokyo: Language Intensive Program (IES)

Tokyo: Japan Study Program – Waseda University (ACM)

Tokyo: Sophia University (CIEE)

Tokyo: Temple University Japan Campus