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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, Communication, Culture, Management, Political Science, Religion
Host Institution:
Beijing University
Language(s) of Instruction:
Chinese, English
Program Provider:
CIEE
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Family Home Stay, Residence Hall
In Classes With:
Mostly International Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-Time
Program Description:


CIEE Intensive Chinese Language Program in Beijing, China
Your intermediate or advanced proficiency will skyrocket while you explore Beijing’s role in Chinese society. Small, topic-oriented, cultural activities and lectures provide meaning to what you learn in the classroom and give you additional tools to successfully navigate living in another culture. Plus, you’ll take part in intensive Mandarin language courses, area studies electives, weekly interactions with Chinese peer tutors, a homestay option, and group excursions.

Study abroad in Beijing and you'll:

  • Choose from the largest selection of language electives in China at the prestigious Peking University
  • Improve your Mandarin with up to 20 hours of in-class language instruction per week and one-on-one tutorials with peer tutors
  • Learn from CIEE staff trained in teaching Chinese culture and Chinese as a second language
  • Visit the Great Wall, Forbidden City, and Temple of Heaven, and areas outside of Beijing
  • Live with a Chinese host family or in a dorm with other international students
  • Participate in smaller, topic-oriented cultural activities and lectures
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 come to the Education Abroad Advising Center for advising, located at 455 Hills South Building, open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Phone: 413-545-5247.
 

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 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.
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** 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.