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Summer Language Program in Beijing, China
Beijing, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Chinese Program Type: Columbia Administered Program
Program Advisor:
Robin Leephaibul: Eligibility - Home School: Barnard College, Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Graduate Students, Columbia SEAS, Visiting Students - Graduate, Visiting Students - Undergraduate
Summer Program: Columbia Summer Program Discipline: Foreign Language Learning
Program Description:
The program includes:
  • Completion of one year of Chinese in one summer
  • Multiple levels including: first, second, third or 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!


  Generally, the full application includes the following:
  • Application
  • Chinese Writing Sample
  • Official Transcript
  • Language Recommendation
  • Study Abroad Approval Form (non-Columbia students only)
  • Application fee, if applicable
  • Valid Passport Information
Please note that Peking University does not accept applications from students with Chinese citizenship.

Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Summer 2016 03/01/2016 03/15/2016 TBA TBA