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Summer Intensive Chinese Program (China)

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**Course details are still being finalized. Dates, itinerary, and program fee are subject to change**

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 17, 2015 Return Date: June 16, 2015  (dates are tentative)
Course Fee (tentative): $2,000 + 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 17, 2015 Return Date: July 14 , 2015 (dates are tentative)
Course Fee (tentative): $3,600 + 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

For a more complete description of the program and cost breakdown, please visit the global education office.

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.

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 Katie Irwin in the global education office at geo@hampshire.edu or 413.559.5542.

For more information about the academic program, contact:

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

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