• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• Students must have completed one year of college.
• 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: 3rd Semester Chinese
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students.
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Business, Chinese, computer science, engineering and sciences

Classroom Language

Chinese, English


Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Early September – Late June 
Fall: Early September – Late January* 
Spring: Early February – Late June 

*Students who participate in the fall program often return too late for the spring semester at UW-Madison.

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Fall 2018-19  2/23/2018
Year 2018-19  2/23/2018
Spring 2018-19  9/21/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

China, Beijing
Tsinghua University Exchange

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Become immersed in the rich culture and history of China while studying at Tsinghua University in Beijing. This program allows you to enroll in university courses in a variety of fields while studying alongside international and Chinese students. This program is ideal for students from business, science and engineering majors who wish to take courses taught in English or who have a high enough proficiency in Chinese to take a course taught in Chinese.

You should be prepared for an independent experience at Tsinghua University. However, Tsinghua's Foreign Affairs Office offers support to all international students on campus.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Integrate into the academic and social environment of Tsinghua University
  • Navigate new educational systems, and new learning and teaching styles
  • Observe Chinese perspectives on academic disciplines
  • Develop a literacy in day-to-day life in Beijing
  • Achieve personal development and the ability to adapt to a new culture