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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: CMC applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
spring 2020 09/16/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing: Home Stay, On Campus Residence Hall Language Pre-Requisites: None
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English, Mandarin CMC GPA Requirement: 9.0 for Fall Study and 8.5 for Spring Study
Program GPA Requirement: Must meet CMC minimum GPA Internships Available: Internships are approved for .5 CMC credit when registered for the internship seminar course.
Class Status: Sophomore Subjects Offered: Asian Studies, Chinese, Communications, Culture, Developmental Studies, Earth Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, History, Humanities, Mandarin, Political Science, Science, Sociology, Urban Design, Urban Studies
On-site semester-long required language course: Chinese Additional Pre-Requisites: none
Program Description:
Beijing
CIEE Environmental, Cultural + Economic Sustainability Program in Beijing, China
Want to challenge your ideas of sustainable development in one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing countries? Come to Beijing, and you’ll investigate the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainable development. Through diversified coursework, excursions, and the option for field research, service learning, or independent research all of China will become your classroom. This is a program that will forever change the way you look at China and the world around you.

Study abroad in Beijing and you will:logo
  • Gain an understanding of sustainable development and its relevance within China and the world
  • Choose to study Mandarin Chinese at the Beginning or Intermediate level (required for those with no prior Chinese language study)
  • Learn about environmental, social, and economic issues in contemporary China
  • Be part of a highly acclaimed, multicultural campus that has the feel of a small, liberal arts college
  • Enroll in Field Research Methods or Service Learning for a hands-on exploration of local sustainability issues
  • Be part of a highly acclaimed, multicultural campus community that has the feel of a small liberal arts college

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.