Summer Intensive Chinese Program

Location: Hefei, China
Faculty: Kay Johnson, professor of Asian Studies (CSI)

Hampshire College offers 4-week and 8-week intensive Chinese language immersion programs at Anhui Agricultural University (AAU) in Hefei, Anhui Province, China. Hampshire also offers a semester-length Exchange Program in China.

4-Week Program

Course Number: TBA; dependent on level; equivalent to one (1) course
Departure Date: May 19, 2017 Return Date: June 18, 2017 (dates are tentative)
Course Fee (tentative): $2,300 + airfare (see information about additional expenses and financial aid below)

8-Week Program

Course Number: TBA; dependent on level; equivalent to two (2) courses 
Departure Date: May 19, 2017 Return Date: July 16, 2017 (dates are tentative)
Course Fee (tentative): $3,900 + airfare (see information about additional expenses and financial aid below)

Program Summary

Small-size class of 2-4 students
Taught by experienced native Chinese language teachers using Integrated Chinese textbooks
Peer guides and student tutors for each student
On-site Hampshire Exchange faculty supervision and assistance
Immersion in contemporary Chinese society and culture

China Summer Info Sheet 2016 (pdf)

Prerequisites

No previous Chinese required. Open to students at all beginning, intermediate, or advanced levels of Chinese language learning (depending on the applicant pool)

Alishia Alther, Summer 2012
Photo by Alishia Alther 10F, Summer 2012 Program Participant

Eligibility

Short-term field course eligibility requirements (open to Hampshire and non-Hampshire students)

Financial Information

Short-term Field Course Finances and FundingImportant information about fees, payments, and financial aid.

Course Fee

The course fees listed above for the 4-week and 8-week program include course expenses, accommodations, in-country transportation, individualized support as well as local cultural excursions.

Additional Expenses (costs not included in the course fee)
Round-trip airfare, passport and visa fees, daily meals, and textbooks. For a more detailed description of program expenses, please see the Summer China Information Sheet.

How to Apply

Short-term field course application deadlines and instructions.

Anhui University
Anhui University Building, Photo by Alishia Alther 10F, Summer 2012 Program Participant

 

Walkway
Photo by Will Robinson 11F, Summer 2012 Program Participant

Questions?

Questions about the application process or financial aid should be directed to the global education Office:

Katie Irwin
kirwin@hampshire.edu
413.559.5542.

For more information about the academic program contact the faculty director:

Kay Johnson
Professor of Asian Studies
School of Critical Social Inquiry
kjohnson@hampshire.edu
413.559.5400

 

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