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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Minimum GPA: 3.00
Student Classification: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Program Type: CSU IP
Program Description:
China I China II

China: Language & Culture at Peking University

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.


Program Highlights

City: The site of over 3,000 years of history, Beijing is one of the oldest cities in the world. Thousands of traditional courtyard houses and old alleys make the city a living museum open for exploration.

University: Peking University (PKU) is one of the top universities in China. It houses the largest university library in the country with around five million books in circulation. PKU is also one of the oldest universities in China, founded by the emperor in 1898.

Academics: Earn Major, Minor, and General Education credit.

Tuition: Same tuition cost as home CSU campus.

Language of Instruction: Chinese, English

Special Notes: CSU IP recommends that students apply by the priority deadline as available spaces may be limited on popular programs. Please contact your IP coordinator for details.


About Peking University

Peking University (PKU), founded in 1898, is consistently listed as one of the highest ranked universities in China. It is the university at the center of all major political and cultural movements in modern Chinese history.

Students in our Language & Culture program take courses at PKU’s School of Chinese as a Second Language (SCSL). Chinese language courses are offered at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels, depending on the placement exam taken upon arrival. All students are required to take conversation, reading and writing courses. Language tutors are available at a reasonable cost.

At the elementary level, students take 20 hour per week of intensive language classes emphasizing grammar, reading, speaking, and listening. CSU IP students at the elementary level do not take electives. At the intermediate and advanced levels, students may also take electives such as Listening in Chinese, Writing Chinese Characters, Newspaper Readings, and other special subjects in Chinese economics, history, music, politics, and religion. Courses in English are available through the "China Series" program. Students who score highly on their language placement test may be permitted to take courses from regular departments at PKU if permission is granted from the department.

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.




This program is currently not accepting applications.