China Summer Study Abroad - June 29 to July 28, 2013
BU is offering a four-week Chinese Language and Culture program in Beijing during the 2013 summer term. Students will be able to earn seven credits in collaboration with the prestigious Institute of Chinese as Second Language of Peking University.
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 in Beijing, and a full weekend tour of Confucius hometown Qufu and Mountain Taishan in Shandong Province will be part of the program.
- 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, a full weekend tour of Datong Yungang Caves and Hanqing Monastery in Shanxi Province.
- June 29 to July 28, 2013 (four weeks).
- Departure from a New Jersey Airport on June 29 (Saturday), 2013
- Arriving in Beijing (PEK International Airport) on June 30, 2013
- Classes start on June 30 and end on July 28, 2013
- Returning from Beijing to U.S. on July 28, 2013
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.
Room and Meals
Living: 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.
Meals: 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).
- Peking University program fees $3,995 (including roundtrip airfare, tuition for 4 transferred BU credits, registration at PKU, lodging and Internet, all cultural trips, and most meals).
- Tuition for “China Today” (3 credits): $938.75 (PA resident) and $2,168.75 (Non-PA resident), fees included.
- U.S. Passport: Students must acquire their own passports.
- Estimated additional food/beverage expenses in Beijing: $200.
- Consult your physician and get immunizations if needed.