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Language Immersion Track

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Around China Travel Routes

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Individualized Internship

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  • " CSI differs from many typical study-abroad programs in that it tries to challenge its students intellectually as well as encourage them to have fun."

    Hannah Chen (Grinnell College)

  • " I loved the atmosphere of Peking University. I would recommend this program to anyone wishing to improve their Mandarin and get a taste of living in Beijing. "

    Eliza Laamoon (Colby College)

  • " The professors at Peking University from CSI are the most personable and intelligent professors I have had in any of the four languages I have studied previously. "

    Owen Scarbrough (College of William and Mary)

  • " There is no other program available that takes you all the way west to Lhasa, Tibet. "

    Peter Rosenbloom (University of Michigan)

  • " Due to the small class size of the program, most of the times I felt that I was in one-to-one tutorial. "

    Seo Hyun Choi (University of Chicago)

  • " As an immersion student, I had an opportunity to live with a Chinese family during the semester. Having meals and spending time with my family gave me a true representation of living in Beijing. "

    Andrew McClaskey (University of Denver)

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Academic Calendar

Spring 2018

Date Event
Jan-12 Arrival
Jan-13 to Jan-14 Orientation
Jan-15 Classes Begin
Feb-15 to Feb-22 Spring Break
Feb-22 Classes Resume
Apr-09 to Apr-13 Classes and Finals
Apr-14 to Apr-27 Study Trip
Apr-28 Commencement
Apr-29 Departure

Summer 2018

Date Event
Jun-09 Arrival
Jun-10 Orientation
Jun-11 Classes Begin
Jul-30 to Jul-31 Finals
Aug-01 to Aug-03 Study Trip
Aug-04 Commencement
Aug-05 Departure

Fall 2018

Date Event
Aug-24 Arrival
Aug-25 to Aug-26 Orientation
Aug-27 Classes Begin
Oct-01 to Oct-03 Fall Break
Oct-04 Classes Resume
Nov-15 to Nov-21 Classes and Finals
Nov-22 to Dec-05 Study Trip
Dec-06 Commencement
Dec-07 Departure