Established in 1982, the CIEE Study Center at Nanjing University focuses on developing Mandarin Chinese communication skills and exploring contemporary Chinese society and culture. This program offers an integrated curriculum that links the language classes, a Chinese studies course taught both in English and Chinese, a one-week Sichuan Module, and field trips in and around Nanjing.
You will take 3 courses each semester, 6 for the full academic year. All students are required to take Readings in Chinese, Spoken Chinese, and Contemporary Chinese Studies. The language courses are offered at intermediate, advanced intermediate, and advanced levels. If you enroll in the academic year program, you are required to continue with each of the above courses during the spring semester. If you test above the advanced level you will take all content language coursework at Nanjing University's Institute for International Students or courses at Nanjing University for Chinese students, and the CIEE core course.
Academic year students at the advanced level in their second semester may replace the core course with a directed independent study, or directly enroll in one or more courses at Nanjing University in the Institute for International Students. You will take required language classes and the area studies courses with other CIEE students only. Advanced language content courses are taken with other international students at the Institute for International Students, or with Chinese students in other departments.
For further information about the program, including dates and course information, please visit: CIEE: Nanjing Program.
If you are interested in applying to a CIEE program, we strongly advise you to meet with an advisor prior to applying.
Selection for the program is based on a review of the your written application, recommendation, transcript(s), and completion of the interview process. Qualified applicants are recommended by a GEO Study Abroad Program Advisor. The final selection of participants is made by CIEE.
IMPORTANT: Application for a CIEE program involves two parts:
- Completion of the GEO application process.
- Completion of the CIEE application process.
Please note that the GEO deadline supersedes the CIEE deadline. An application fee is due at the time of application and is non-refundable under any circumstances.
- Coursework in Chinese studies is strongly recommended.
Dates and Deadlines
|Term||Year||Deadline||Arrival Date||Departure Date|
|Fall Semester||2017||4/15/2017||early September||mid-December|
|Academic Year||2017-2018||4/15/2017||early September||mid-June|
|Spring Semester||2018||10/01/2017||late February||early June|
Additional Date Information
To confirm the exact program dates, please consult CIEE.
If your program has a Priority Deadline, complete all pre-decision application materials by this date to receive a $100 credit toward your program fee. Please note, students participating in multiple summer programs are only eligible to receive the $100 credit once.
Note: this $100 discount does not apply to priority deadlines for SIT programs.
Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.
UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.