• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• At the time of application, students must have completed one semester at a US college or university.
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Anthropology, Asian studies, Chinese studies/Chinese culture, Mandarin Chinese, religion & theology, and sociology

Classroom Language

Chinese, English


Apartments, Local Hosts

Program Duration

Fall: Late August – Mid-December
Spring: Mid-February – Mid-June

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Fall 2016-17  3/4/2016
Spring 2016-17  10/14/2016
Fall 2017-18  3/2/2017

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

China, Beijing
CIEE Sustainability and Development in Beijing

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Offered through CIEE the Sustability and Development program in Beijing program is an approved UW affiliate program. This program is designed for students interested in investigating 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.

You will be working closely with both IAP and CIEE on this program. You can access the program's main information page through the CIEE website to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.