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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 02/12/2020 06/29/2020
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Architecture, Asian Studies, Business (Economics), Business (General), Business (International), Communication, Earth Science, Education, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, Health Science, History, Human Development & Family Sci, Humanities, Mandarin, Political Science, Sociology
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language Courses Offered: Yes Language of Instruction: English, Mandarin
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Dorm, Homestay
Program Description:
Beijing
CIEE Environmental, Cultural + Economic Sustainability Program in Beijing, China
Want to challenge your ideas of sustainable development in one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing countries? Come to Beijing, and you’ll investigate the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainable development. Through diversified coursework, excursions, and the option for field research, service learning, or independent research all of China will become your classroom. This is a program that will forever change the way you look at China and the world around you.

Study abroad in Beijing and you will:logo
  • Gain an understanding of sustainable development and its relevance within China and the world
  • Choose to study Mandarin Chinese at the Beginning or Intermediate level (required for those with no prior Chinese language study)
  • Learn about environmental, social, and economic issues in contemporary China
  • Be part of a highly acclaimed, multicultural campus that has the feel of a small, liberal arts college
  • Enroll in Field Research Methods or Service Learning for a hands-on exploration of local sustainability issues
  • Be part of a highly acclaimed, multicultural campus community that has the feel of a small liberal arts college

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.