Study Abroad in Asia
Approved Study Abroad Programs in Japan
Reserve programs: (students must get permission from Professor Takahashi)
IES - Nanzan University (Nagoya)
Fall or spring. Wesleyan requires at least Japanese 104 or the equivalent. Language and area studies, some studio art, homestay.
International Christian University (Tokyo)
Full year only. Wesleyan requires at least Japanese 104 or the equivalent. Language, Japanese studies, social sciences. Restricted to students needing major courses not offered through AKP.
Kansai Gaidai University (Hirakata)
Fall, spring, or full year. Wesleyan requires at least Japanese 104 or the equivalent; preference is given to students with Japanese area studies coursework. Minimum GPA 3.0. Language courses in Japanese; area studies, social science, and humanities courses in English.
The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies - KCJS
Fall, spring, or full year. Requires Japanese 206 or equivalent. Participants take 2 language courses and 2 discipline-based courses taught in English.
Approved Study Abroad Programs in China
*Wesleyan/Duke/Washington University Program in China
(Kunming in spring; Beijing in summer)
Spring plus summer or spring only. Requires at least Chinese 104 or the equivalent for summer, at least 206 or the equivalent for spring. Focus is on language and Chinese culture; Wesleyan faculty teach on this program and have input into curricular decisions.
Associated Colleges in China Program (Minzu)
Summer, fall, or full year. Requires at least Chinese 104 or the equivalent (students who have not gone beyond 104 must participate in the summer program. This is an intensive language program hosted by Minzu University.
CET Academic Program in China (Beijing or Harbin. Student must meet with Professor Zhu to determine which location best suits their language skills.)
Summer, fall, spring, or full year. Requires at least Chinese 206 or the equivalent. This is an intensive language program designed for advanced or advanced-intermediate students with research interests in China, and allows for independent study.
Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (Beijing)
Summer, fall, spring, or full year. Requires at least Chinese 218 or the equivalent and permission of Asian Language & Literatures Dept. This is an intensive language program hosted by Tsinghua University.
Recommended Summer Programs
International Christian University (Tokyo): Summer
Princeton in Ishikawa (PII) : Summer
Hokkaido International Foundation (HIF) : Summer
Will Be Approved Programs:
IUP (Tsinghua University) (for advanced students): http://ieas.berkeley.edu/iup/
Harvard in Beijing: http://www.summer.harvard.edu/programs/abroad/beijing/
Weiyun Program in Kunming (website is not on yet) whoever is interested in going, please see Prof. Xiaomiao Zhu
- Wesleyan students interested in studying abroad should visit the Office of International Studies
- The following reference information is also available at the OIS Web site:
- Students interested in receiving major credit for study abroad work should also consult their major advisors.