CU and Visiting Undergrads, Graduate Students, and Postgrads
Columbia Summer Program
Foreign Language Learning
The program includes:
Completion of one year of Chinese in one summer
Multiple levels including: second year, third year, and fourth year Chinese
Intensive language courses, drill sessions, individual tutorials, and language partners
Organized excursions and cultural activities
One week independent travel break
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!
Full application materials will be available by the end of fall 2014 semester. Generally, the full application includes the following:
Chinese Writing Sample
Study Abroad Approval Form
Application fee, if applicable
Valid Passport Information
Please note that Peking University does not accept applications from students with Chinese citizenship.
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline
Decision Date & Deadline Note
Admissions decisions for Columbia Programs will be sent approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the application deadline.
Columbia students applying to external programs should check with the program itself for an admissions timeline.
NOTE: Students who applied by the first deadline of Feb. 15th will be notified of an admissions decision in early March. Students who apply by the extended March 13th deadline will be notified in late March.
** Internal Columbia deadlines may be different from program application deadlines. Be sure to check with your chosen program or school to confirm any external deadlines.