Study Abroad

Beijing Summer Study Abroad

There are three types of opportunities through which students can study abroad in China:

(1) William and Mary Faculty-led Summer Intensive Program. Based in Tsinghua University in Beijing, it is the only China study abroad program that is fully integrated into the W&M curriculum. Students can earn 12 credits toward the W&M degree OR up to 11 credits toward the Chinese majorThe program provides students with a full immersion experience while earning W&M credit and working with W&M faculty. Click here to read more details.

(2) W&M-Tsinghua Student Exchange Program. It is one of the tuition exchange programs sponsored by the Reves Center. Tsinghua University is one of the two best universities in China. Students may choose to study at Tsinghua University for the full academic year or for the spring semester; there is no fall-only exchange option. Click here to read more details of this program on the Reves Center website.

(3) Other regular semester programs recommended by the W&M Chinese Studies faculty. These programs are considered as the best by consensus in the field. They are not led by William and Mary faculty. Please obtain pre-approval before departure and post-evaluation after return by the Chinese Section Coordinator in order to receive full credits. Click here to read more details.