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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Suzy Wang (12537) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.00
Language of Instruction: Chinese Language Prerequisite: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Dormitory Language GPA: 3.0
Program Provider: CET Fall Calendar: Late August to mid-December
Spring Calendar: Mid-February to early June Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Additional Prerequisites: N/A
Program Description:

Students who apply to study abroad in China are strongly advised to have a backup plan. Please feel free to discuss your plans with a study abroad advisor

Students in this study center program in Kunming, the "City of Eternal Spring", explore the multicultural and outdoor nature of southwest China and study Chinese culture and language at the Middlebury School in China based at Yunnan University. The program accommodates intermediate to advanced Chinese learners and attract students who enjoy the freedom to shape their own learning. In a required one-on-one tutorial class, students dissect topics relating to China that they are passionate about. Students live with a Chinese roommate to strengthen their language skills and ties within the community. Frequently, students participate in outdoor activities with peers, students, faculty, and the community, and they go on organized excursions outside of the city to explore the natural world of southwest China.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Fall 2023 02/22/2023 02/23/2023 TBA TBA