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Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Candice Snowden
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Asian Studies, Chinese Language & Literature, Culture
Host Institution:
Nanjing University
Language(s) of Instruction:
Chinese, English
Language Prerequisite:
2 College-Level Semesters
Program Provider:
CIEE
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Family Home Stay, Residence Hall
In Classes With:
Mostly US Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-Time
Program Description:

China
CIEE Intensive Chinese Language + Culture Program in Nanjing, China 
Take your Mandarin skills to the next level, and get an authentic Chinese experience –without all the tourists – in Nanjing! We’ll give you the tools and knowledge to find the right words and turns of phrase in Mandarin. The program features small class sizes, group excursions, a weeklong field trip, and weekly sessions with peer tutors. You’ll live with a Chinese roommate or host family, so you’ll be completely immersed in the language, the place, and the culture.

Study abroad in Nanjing and you will:
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  • Improve your Mandarin through intensive language training in small classes, a peer tutor program, and by living with a Chinese roommate or host family
  • Learn about contemporary China through a core course and work on a social research project conducted in English
  • Explore Southwest China in spring and Northwest China in fall on weeklong field trips
  • Visit historic monuments and temples in Nanjing and Shanghai in fall or Beijing in spring on weekend field trips
  • Get to know different people and places in Eastern China by exploring Jiangsu Province by local bus or taking a bullet train to Shanghai for the weekend
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 



If you have already researched this program (identifying appropriate courses, costs, application requirements, deadlines, etc.) and you are CERTAIN that you want to apply to it, you may start the IPO portion of the application process by clicking the "Start IPO Application" button, above or below. If you are NOT certain that you want to apply to this program, please meet with an Education Abroad Peer Advisor:
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Education Abroad Advising Center
70 Butterfield Terrace 
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Learning Commons 
Du Bois Library
Monday-Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 08/31/2018 12/15/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 02/15/2019 06/01/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.