• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Good academic and disciplinary standing
• 4 or more semesters of college-level Mandarin Chinese or equivalent. Also appropriate for heritage learners who speak Chinese at an advanced or superior level, 1 Chinese area studies course on transcript
Note: East China Normal University will not accept students who are citizens of the People's Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan ROC, Hong Kong SAR, or Macau. This includes those who are permanent U.S. residents. Students of Chinese ancestry who hold U.S. and other foreign passports are welcome. This program is not designed for native Mandarin Chinese speakers.
• Language Pre-requisite: 4th Semester Chinese


Asian studies, business, Chinese studies/Chinese culture, international studies, Mandarin Chinese, religious studies, and sociology

Classroom Language



Local Hosts, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Early-September - Early-June
Fall semester: Early-September - Mid-December
Spring semester: Mid-February - Early-June

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2014-15  10/17/2014
Fall 2015-16  2/27/2015
Year 2015-16  2/27/2015

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

China, Shanghai
CIEE Accelerated Chinese Language in Shanghai

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Offered through CIEE the Accelerated Chinese Language in Shanghai program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, students with 4-7 semesters of Mandarin Chinese have the opportunity to develop advanced communicative skills in Mandarin Chinese through small classes, tutors, and language clinics; understand contemporary economic and political issues affecting China and the affects of China as a rising power in the world today; and apply skills learned in the classroom to understand the environment outside through independent fieldwork and volunteer opportunities.

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.