Program Details

Students with no or limited background knowledge in Chinese can choose to take Chinese language and related courses that are designed for international students are different levels. A placement test is administered to all international students, except f
Location:
Beijing, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
The University at Albany's study abroad option at Peking University allows students to immerse themselves in the Chinese language and the Chinese culture by living in this vibrant neighborhood located in the western suburb of metropolitan Beijing. Students can take Chinese language and related courses that are designed for international students at different levels. Students who are fluent in Chinese can take regular university courses that are taught in Chinese.

Students with no or limited background knowledge in Chinese can choose to take Chinese language and related courses that are designed for international students are different levels. A placement test is administered to all international students, except for those with no language background in Chinese, who plan to take Chinese language classes before students can register for classes. Students who are fluent in Chinese can enroll in the regular university courses that are taught in Chinese. Peking University offers 93 undergraduate programs.

Albany hosts a general orientation session on campus during the semester prior to participation on the program. You are encouraged to attend if at all possible. The program in China begins with a required orientation program. A Chinese language placement test is administered to all students except those with no knowledge of the Chinese language, and course registrations are finalized.
Setting Description:
Beijing, with its broad avenues and large government buildings, is the site of many famous monuments to China's past, which are within a short day's excursion from the city. The University consists of 30 colleges and 12 departments, with 93 specialties for undergraduates, 2 specialties for the second Bachelor's degree, 199 specialties for Master candidates and 173 specialties for Doctoral candidates. At present, Peking University has 216 research institutes and research centers, and there are 2 national engineering research centers, 81 key national disciplines, 12 national key laboratories.
Cost:
Our goal is to make study abroad as affordable as possible. Please visit our website for more information.

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