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Summer Language Program in Beijing, China
Beijing, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Chinese Program Type: Columbia Administered Program
Program Advisor:
Robin Leephaibul: rl2705@columbia.edu Eligibility: CU and Visiting Undergrads, Graduate Students, and Postgrads
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: 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!

Apply

Full application materials will be available by the end of fall 2014 semester. Generally, the full application includes the following:
  • Application
  • Chinese Writing Sample
  • Official Transcript
  • Language Recommendation
  • 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:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 03/13/2015 **

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.

06/18/2015 08/22/2015
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.