Program Overview

This program has relocated to Tainan, Taiwan for Summer 2020. Click here to start the GEO application. Details of the Tainan program through CIEE are here: https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/college-study-abroad/programs/taiwan/tainan/summer-intensive-chinese-language

Established in 1982, the CIEE summer language program at Peking University offers intermediate and advanced language students an opportunity to improve their fluency in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese, while gaining insight into life in China's capital city.

You will be required to take two courses: Readings in Chinese and Spoken Chinese. You may take another 1-2 optional one-credit Chinese language courses, or a CIEE elective taught in English.

For further information about the program, including dates and course information, please visit: CIEE: Intensive Chinese Language (Summer)

Additional requirements

  • One college-level Chinese area studies course is recommended
  • Peking University will not accept students who are citizens of the People's Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan, ROC, Hong Kong SAR, or Macau. This includes those who are U.S. permanent residents. Students must provide a copy of a non-Taiwan/non-Chinese passport.‚Äč

Course Equivalencies

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.

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 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:

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

Dates and Deadlines

To confirm the exact program dates, please consult CIEE.
TermYearDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Summer20203/1/2020Mid-JuneMid-August

Travel Advisories

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