Chinese Studies Abroad

“The best way to understand Chinese culture, after gaining a solid academic foundation, is to travel to China, to eat Chinese food, to breathe Chinese air, and to tread Chinese soil. You will never be the same.”

- Curtis Smith, Professor of Chinese

 

Chinese Studies Programs

Academic Advice

Scholarships

Department Contact

Resources for Advisors

Chinese

China

Program Suggestions

The programs highlighted on this page are a good fit for students in Chinese Studies.

Semester and Academic Year Programs

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Program Type

Courses

China

East China Normal University

Partnership

Available Courses

China

ESSCA: Shanghai

Partnership

Available Courses

Taiwan

National Taiwan Normal University

Partnership

Available Courses

China

USAC: Shanghai Professional Development Program

External

Available Courses

China (Mandarin)

CEA: International Business/Marketing Programs

External

Available Courses

China

CIEE: Accelerated Chinese Language, Business, Sustainable Development)

External

Available Courses

China

IES: Economy/Business , Engineering, & Language Programs

External

Available Courses

China

KEI: Study in Beijing

External

Available Courses

China

USAC: Study in Chengdu

External

Available Courses

China

CAPA: Semester in Shanghai

External

Available Courses

China

IFSA: Public Health Policy and Practice in China

External

Available Courses

China

USAC: Study in Shanghai

External

Available Courses

Summer Programs

Location

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Program Type

Courses

China

ESSCA: Shanghai

External

Available Courses

China

CIEE: Summer Business and Culture, Shanhai

External

Available Courses

Explore Other Program Options

There are other program options available. Schedule a study abroad advising appointment to learn more or browse our other program options:

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Other Opportunities


Academic Advice

  • The earliest you can go abroad is the summer of your first year.
  • Students may fulfill General Education Foundation and Issues requirements abroad
  • Students taking at least 3 credits abroad will fulfill their Global Perspectives requirement
  • Students should be working with their faculty mentor to plan and make appropriate course selections for study abroad.

To determine the GVSU course equivalencies for courses taken abroad, please visit our Course Approval page. 

Once you have selected a program, schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to discuss your plans.

Academic Advice


Scholarship Opportunities

Brooks College Scholarship for Study Abroad

Critical Language Scholarship

Freeman Asia

Explore more scholarship opportunities through our scholarship page 


Department Contact

Yan Liang
Chinese Program Coordinator
(616) 331-2405
liangya@gvsu.edu
D-2-144 Mackinac Hall