** 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.
CET Beijing, in operation since 1982, has Chinese language learning down to a science. Intensive Chinese language classes are taught by outstanding, seasoned instructors. Chinese language excursions get students out the door and into the city. A full-time Chinese language pledge keeps language learning going around the clock. And Chinese roommates share every part of the experience. Students in this program make exceptional gains in their language skills over the course of the term. This program is open to all language levels, from beginners to heritage learners.
Study Abroad in Beijing, China: Features
A full load of intensive, integrated Chinese language classes that cover at least one year of Chinese in a term.
Full-time Chinese language pledge.
No language prerequisite for the fall, spring and summer terms.
The four-week January Term is a perfect warm up to any spring China program. It is open to students with at least 3 previous semesters of Chinese.
Brandeis students have the option to combine the January Term, a four-week intensive program for Intermediate and Advanced Learners, with their spring semester at the Chinese Language in Beijing program.
Students wanting to apply to this program must submit two applications:
to the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.
to the external program listed above. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website for more information on commonaly asked questions about the external application process like deadlines, program approval forms, paying deposits, etc...
Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for the Helen Ke scholarship offered by the Office of Study Abroad. As an added incentive, recipients of the Helen Ke on CET China programs will have their award matched by CET.
Students interested in learning more about (other) study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
*Please note that all information is subject to change.
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