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Columbia in Beijing at Tsinghua University, China
Beijing, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Language of Instruction:
Language Requirement:
4-6 semesters of language or the equivalent (see program requirements)
Program Type: Columbia Administered Program
Program Advisor:
Robin Leephaibul:
Eligibility - Home School: Barnard College, Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia SEAS, Visiting Students - Undergraduate Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Program Description:
  • A unique opportunity for advanced language students to enroll directly in a broad range of courses at Tsinghua University, one of China's premier universities
  • A one week Language and Culture Workshop that familiarizes students with the academic culture and campus life
  • An on-site director and graduate program tutors provide academic support
  • Organized excursions and cultural activities
Please use the side bar to the left for the most up to date information about this program including requirements, deadlines, the academic calendar and more detailed information about the Beijing experience!


Fall and Full Year applications are due March 15th.

Applications for the spring semester are generally available by April and due in mid-October.

The online application includes the following:
  • Application
  • Official Transcript
  • Chinese Writing Sample
  • Language Recommendation
  • Academic Recommendation
  • Study Abroad Approval Form
  • Application Fee, if applicable

Please note that Tsinghua University does not accept applications from students with Chinese citizenship.

If the button indicates that the program is not currently accepting applications, please send a message to with your name, school, Tsinghua, and term of interest. We will notify you as soon as the application is available.

Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 10/14/2016 10/28/2016 02/12/2017 06/24/2017
Academic Year 2017-2018 03/15/2017 04/01/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2017 03/15/2017 04/15/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2018 10/15/2017 10/15/2017 TBA TBA