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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program OverviewCIEE Beijing Env Sust

As the capital of the world’s most populous nation, Beijing is a city of more than 22 million people adapting as China emerges as a global player. Beijing reflects China’s long and evolving history and is home to some of the nation’s most well-known and culturally important sites such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City, and Summer Palace. In addition to being the political and cultural center of China, Beijing is known as the birthplace of Chinese cinema and modern art.

Program Focus

Challenge your ideas of sustainable development in one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing countries. Study abroad in Beijing and investigate the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainable development. Ideal for students majoring in social sciences, STEM, or humanities with interests in sustainability, environment, policy and development studies, sociology, or Chinese language. Students take classes at CIEE Beijing with CIEE students only, and there’s no language prerequisite for this program. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

FACT SHEET
Education Abroad Advisor Make an appointment with Alyse Collins at any time!
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Program Provider CIEE
Program Dates Current CIEE Calendar

Note:
Fall Semester with CIEE = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with CIEE = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Environmental science 
  • Chinese 
  • Political Science
Credits Students enroll in 23 - 24 quarter credits per semester
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters
Language of Instruction  Chinese/English
Host Country Language  Chinese
Housing Home stays, International Student apartments
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements Undergraduate: 2.50

Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Program Fee Click here to view the CIEE Program Fee

PSU Students receive automatic discounts on CIEE programs!
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account. 
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