Summer Study Abroad at Beijing Normal University

Bloomsburg University Summer Study Abroad

Summer Study Abroad at Beijing Normal University


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Why go?

  • It's a great resume builder — students earn up to 7 academic credits from an intense language and culture program.
  • It's adventurous — students visit cultural and historical sites around one of the world's largest and industrious cities.

Program Academics | Registration & Fees | Payment Timeline

The program includes intensive training in Mandarin, cultural studies of China’s economic reform and modern day life in the capital city. A variety of cultural study trips will be part of the program.

Tours typically include Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Peking Opera, Temple of Heaven, an acrobatic show and several ethnic meals.

Eligibility for Study Abroad

Any person eligible to take classes through Bloomsburg University or any university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and who meets the BU requirements for Study Abroad may apply to this program.

  • Students eligible for Pell Grant are encouraged to apply for a Gilman Scholarship through the Global Education office.
  • Students may be eligible for scholarships. See the "Scholarships" page on the BU Global Education website for details.

Costs of China Summer Study Abroad

Payment covers ...

  • Tuition and registration for a) Intensive Chinese (4 credits), and b) China Today (3 credits). Total credits earned: 7 credits
  • Roundtrip international airfare
  • Cultural experience: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Great Wall, Acrobatic Show, Peking Opera, Temple of Heaven, a weekend provincial excursion, and a number of ethnic meals
  • Single room with shared bath at the Global Village of Peking University and meals at university cafeteria
  • Internet access in dorm room
  • International medical insurance
  • Transcript and certificate from Peking University

Room and Meals

  • Living Accommodations — Students will be housed in two-bedroom residence hall suits in Zhongguanyuan Global Village within a 10-minute walk to campus. Facilities include private bathroom, AC, telephone, TV, Internet access.
  • Dining Services — Students will receive a meal card which will cover most meals. There will be four to five cultural theme meals, including Peking Duck meal and other featured dishes of the Beijing cuisine (included in program fees).