Throughout the centuries, Beijing has been the political and cultural center of an introspective China. Today, Beijing is the power center of China’s efforts to become a modern regional and global economic force. The city is a dynamic home to both Chinese and multi-national corporations and a gateway from China to the world. At the same time, Beijing’s ancient temples and imperial palaces provide an immediate connection to the incredible history of this country and her people.
Each semester program includes intensive language at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels, equivalent to a full year of non-intensive language instruction in the United States. Participants take an additional course, taught in English by the OUS resident director, that helps students discover the complexity and diversity of modern China.
Relevant Academic Disciplines
Overall GPA 2.75
Language Skill: 1 term