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China, Beijing: The Beijing Center - Summer
Beijing, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: Elon applicants only
Budget Sheets Summer
Fact Sheet:
Class Eligibility:
0-First Year and Above
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Language Prerequisite:
None
Language(s) of Instruction:
Chinese
Course Prerequisite(s):
None
Housing Options:
Apartment, Dormitory
Internship Option:
No
Volunteer/Service Opportunities:
Yes
Max Credits To Receive/Transfer:
08
Program Capacity:
15
Program Advisor/Manager:
Rhonda Waller
Program Description:

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About the Location

China has a long and distinguished history of more than 6,000 years.  In the capital, the Beijing Center, housed at University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) welcomes students and exposes them to a unique and rich culture and society.


Academics

TBC offer's a one month summer session that includes weekly events in Beijing and a three day excursion to Shanghai. Experience China's mix of ancient and modern civilization, engage with locals, try savory dishes, and establish friendships with students from around the world.  Courses offered in 2015 include: Marketing, Political Science, Film, Language and Literature and Environmental Sustainability and Science.
  • Grades count toward an Elon GPA. 

  • Study abroad courses may not be taken on an audit or pass/fail basis, regardless of the host institution's policy.

  • View the course listings for this semester program.

  • Additional information about course equivalents for this program is available through the GEC website (Elon password required).

  • Students planning to study abroad on this program must fill out the Course Request Packet and meet with the Associate Registrar to know how the courses will count toward their degree.


General Program Dates

Late May to late June


Cost

Costs for study abroad vary program to program and will not be exactly the same as on-campus costs of attendance at Elon.

For cost information for this program, please see the Summer Budget Sheet.


Scholarships/Travel Grants

Need-based scholarships are available for Elon summer programs through the GEC.  For additional information on scholarships or other funding for study abroad, see the Funding for Study Abroad page.

If you qualify for a travel grant through any of the fellows or scholars programs, see the appropriate program director for more information on how to apply the grant to your study abroad program.  Visit the Deadlines and Events Calendar for travel grant deadlines.


Housing

Double occupancy housing.

 

Additional Eligibility Notes

No prior Chinese language experience is required; however, students are highly encouraged to take at least one language class prior to their program in China.

Applications

Students must complete the online Elon University study abroad application by the published deadline.  See the Deadline and Events Calendar for the most up-to-date deadline information.  Applications are generally accepted one semester in advance.

Initial approval is granted by Elon, and final acceptance is granted by The Beijing Center.


Orientations

A successful semester and summer abroad is dependent upon adequate preparation.  Students will participate in a series of mandatory orientations during the semester prior to studying abroad.  These orientations will address issues of academic, cultural, logistical, financial, and personal preparation, as well as health and safety.  Failure to participate in the required orientations will result in dismissal from the program.  Any financial losses incurred by this dismissal, including program fees and international airfare, are the student's full responsibility.

View the pre-departure orientation schedule for semester and summer programs.


Additional Information and Links

Interested in the program?  Chat with alumni and other prospective students on the Global Education Center Facebook page!

Global Ambassadors are GEC student representatives who have participated in one or more study abroad programs, and have been trained to speak about their experiences. You can be in touch with current Global Ambassadors via email, or contact past study abroad participants who have attended your program. They are looking forward to hearing from you!

Embassy, Consulate, and Visa Resources

Chinese Embassy in D.C.

U.S. Embassy in Beijing

 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 02/19/2015
**
Rolling Admission 05/27/2015 06/29/2015

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis and applicants will be notified of their application status in a timely fashion.

Indicates that deadline has passed
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.