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Fact Sheet:
Candice Snowden
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Chinese Language & Literature
Host Institution:
Beijing Language and Culture University
Language(s) of Instruction:
Language Prerequisite:
2 College-Level Semesters
Program Type:
Int. Language Studies
Summer Program Duration:
8 weeks
Residence Hall
In Classes With:
All International Students
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
Classification of Credits Available:
Program Description:

The Mount Holyoke College summer program at Beijing Language and Culture University offers an intensive program of language immersion that enables students to complete a full year of Chinese language study in eight weeks.  Students spend the mornings engaged in classroom instruction, and the afternoons with language partners and activities that introduce them to Chinese arts and culture.  Tours to major historic and cultural sites round out the program.

Application Deadline:  February 15

Forms available at:

For more information contact:

Prof. Ying Wang, Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Mount Holyoke College



Ms. Joanne Picard, Dean of International Studies, Mount Holyoke College


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
Summer 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.

** 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.