Applications are now being accepted for the UW Tacoma 2012 study abroad program to China. Students from all three UW campuses are invited to apply. This program provides students the opportunity to study Chinese language, culture, history and politics at Peking University. Students live in Beijing near the Peking University campus, which is situated on the grounds of a former princely palace.
Students earn 10 credits of TIAS 480 Society and Culture in China Study Abroad and 5 credits of Chinese language (TCHIN 101, 102, 103, 201, 202 OR 203, depending on entrance and exit examinations). The program features a well-designed combination of on-campus study and cultural field trips.
Highlights include: The Great Wall, the Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square and Mao’s Mausoleum.
An additional field excursion to China’s southwest includes: Shangri-la, the ancient Dali Kingdom, Miao villages, as well as Guizhou University in Guiyang and Yunnan University in Kunming
Program travel dates are June 18 to July 14, 2012. For more information and to apply, visit: www.tacoma.uw.edu/international-programs/china-language-culture-beijing