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Duke in China

November 13, 2017
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Duke in China was inaugurated in 1982 and is one of the longest-running credit-granting programs in China administered by an American university. Based at the prestigious University of International Business and Economics in Beijing (UIBE), the program offers an intensive (two credits for 8 or 10 weeks of study) summer language program based in Beijing. UIBE is located in the Chaoyang District of Beijing, which is convenient to downtown, and has a modern, well-designed, picturesque campus. Rated as one of the top universities in China according to the Ministry of Education, UIBE is an academic institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research in the fields of international trade, business, and economics.

Program Highlights

  • Choose between the intensive language track (8 weeks) or business Chinese track with practicum (10 weeks)
  • Teacher-Student ratio of 1:3
  • Language pledge
  • Language partner program
  • Task-based learning activities
  • Weekend excursions to the Great Wall and other sites in and around Beijing
  • Mid-term program-sponsored trip to another part of China, usually Xi’an Language, Films, and Society class for all levels

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