Wesleyan OIS - Study Abroad Info
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Associated Colleges in China
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.
Duke Study in China Program
(Beijing and Kunming)
Summer or Fall, or both. 2 credits for the summer, 4 for the fall.
Requires at least 1 year of Chinese, 2 preferred. Focus is on language
and Chinese culture. Summer program in Beijing, Fall program in
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.
C.V. Starr - Middlebury School in China
(Beijing, Hangzhou, and Kunming)
Fall, spring, or full year. Requires four semesters of college-level
Chinese; five preferred, and applicants must be taking Chinese in the
semester of application. Language and content courses.
We list below some academic strengths for each university; this does NOT
mean that other departments at a given institution are not strong, or that
you will not find those disciplines elsewhere. You can find good
literature and history courses at most of these universities.
Capital Normal University (Beijing):
Arts, ECON, GOVT
Yunnan University (Kunming):
ANTH, social sciences, ENVS/COE
Zhejiang University of Technology
(Hangzhou): Humanities, HIST, RELI
University Buddhist Studies (Burmese Vihar Monastery, Bodh Gaya)
Intense thematic program focused on Buddhism; Hindi or Tibetan language
study, independent study, courses in religion, anthropology, Asian history.
Especially strong for religion majors.
in India (St. Stephen's College, Delhi)
(mid-June to December), or full year. Direct enrollment, range of fields, Hindi
language study required. This program is strong in chemistry, economics, English, FGSS, history, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.
for International Training - India: National Identity
and the Arts (Delhi)
Fall or spring. Hindi and Tamil language and
possibly French, life and culture, independent study. Program visits
Delhi and Varanasi, Bodhgaya as well as Kolkata (Calcutta).
of Wisconsin-Madison College Year in India (Varanasi/Madurai)
Summer (in Madison,
studying Hindi) plus fall or full year. Regional studies and language
program, includes homestay, independent study. A program for highly motivated
students who know what they wish to achieve during the year.
Full year only. Requires
at least Japanese 104 or the equivalent, plus 1 course about Japan. Language and area
studies, homestay. For details, see Gail Winter or
(students must get permission from
IES - Nanzan
Fall or spring. Wesleyan requires at least Japanese 104 or the equivalent. Language and area
studies, some studio art, homestay.
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.
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
Participants take 2 language courses and 2 discipline-based courses taught in
English. The application deadline for Spring 2012 is September 17,
Spring (Feb-July) or full year (Sept-July). Wesleyan requires Japanese 104 or
equivalent. Language and area studies courses.
University Undergraduate Program in International Studies (Seoul)
Fall, spring, or
full year. Wesleyan requires one year of college-level Korean or equivalent. Language, and courses
in humanities and social sciences.
College in Nepal
Fall or spring. Language, area studies, independent
study. Includes home stay, trek, group project.
School for International Training -
Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples (some travel to
Tibet and/or Bhutan as conditions permit)
spring. Language, life and culture, independent study. Concentrates on
history, politics, Buddhism, and Tibetan culture.
Fall, spring, or
academic year. Requires at least Chinese 104 or the
1 course on China. Language and regional studies. Best for
EAST, CHIN, literature, and urban studies.