CIEE: Summer Accelerated Chinese Language in Shanghai

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Sophomore or above
Location: Asia, China
GPA: 2.5
Program Overview

Travel to China for study abroad is currently suspended. Please contact your program coordinator for the latest information on this program. 

The Summer Accelerated Chinese Language program is designed to provide you with with strong foundation in Chinese language while also offering ample opportunities to observe and experience the fast changing pace of Shanghai.

You will participate in daily courses and one-on-one engagement, with language instrction available at various levels of proficiency. This program also offers peer tutorials and language clinics, homestays, cultural activities and volunteer opportunities. You will be required to take two consecutive accelerated Chinese language courses.

For further information about the program, including dates and course information, please visit: CIEE: Summer Accelerated Chinese Language in Shanghai

Dates and Deadlines
Term Year Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Summer 2024 TBD -- --

Discount for Pell Recipients

To expand access to study abroad, GEO is offering a $400 discount for this program (Summer 2024 and beyond) to UO students who currently have the Pell Grant as part of their federal financial aid (FAFSA).

Course Equivalencies

UO students: please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.

Non-UO students: 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.

Application process

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 your written application, transcript(s), and completion of the interview process. Qualified applicants are recommended by GEO Staff. The final selection of participants is made by CIEE.

IMPORTANT: Application for a CIEE program involves two parts:

1.    Completion of the GEO application process.
2.    Completion of the CIEE application process.

Please note that the GEO deadline supersedes the CIEE deadline.