Program Details

The China program will last six weeks. Students will explore Shanghai, Kunming, Xi'an and Beijing. Orientation sessions will be held in Kentucky prior to departure and in Kunming on arrival. No previous Chinese language required.
Location:
Beijing, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The program offers courses in Business, International Studies, Chinese Culture, and Sociology designed to take advantage of the program's locations. Participants must register for 2 courses for a total of 6 academic credits. All students are required to participate in a language/culture component.

The China program will last six weeks. Students will explore Shanghai, Kunming, Xi'an and Beijing. Orientation sessions will be held in Kentucky prior to departure and in Kunming on arrival. No previous Chinese language required.

Outings will be arranged to places of cultural, historic and scenic interest both in the city and its environs. Credit will be awarded by Western Kentucky University and will automatically be transferred to each student's home institution.
Setting Description:
The KIIS China summer program is based primarily in Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province, at Northwest University, but also includes multiple-night travels to Beijing, and Luoyang. Xi'an is the capital for 13 dynasties in China's history, enjoying 3,100 years long history and fame as one of the four most ancient capitals in the world.

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