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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

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

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

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

C.V. Starr-Middlebury School

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 HistoryBusiness and Classical Chinese, Contemporary Issues, Film, Literature, and Newspaper Reading
  • Dormitory housing at Zhejiang University of Technology with Chinese roommate

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