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Language Programs

September 13, 2010

The CUHK International Summer School – Chinese Language Programme (ISS-CLP) provides you with an opportunity to learn Putonghua and acquire pragmatic competence through lessons and immersion activities. The ISS-CLP embraces language learning, cultural immersion, career preparation and entertainment, and offers a remarkable experience for non-native Chinese learners.

April 25, 2008

The Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP), formerly known as the 'Stanford Center,' is now in its 10th year in Beijing on the campus of Tsinghua University. IUP was originally established in Taipei, Taiwan in 1963 and in 1997 relocated to its current site in Beijing.

IUP is the premier U.S.-sponsored Chinese language program intended for students who aspire to truly advanced competence, whether they be undergraduates, graduates, professionals, or established scholars.

November 13, 2017

The USC in Shanghai & Beijing Program is offered during the summer semester. This program gives students the opportunity to improve their language skills, learn about China's culture and history, and gain valuable international experience by living in two of the world's most rapidly progressing cities. Students complete one level of Mandarin during the four-week program or two levels of Mandarin during the eight-week program. All students receive USC course credit and can seamlessly transition to the next level of Chinese upon their return to USC.

November 13, 2017

The Chinese Program in the Department of East Asian Languages and Culture is pleased to offer our summer program in Taiwan 2018. Operated by USC's outstanding Chinese faculty and located at the prestigious National Taiwan University (NTU) , this new study aboard program provides students with the unique opportunity to experience the vibrant city of Taipei while joining a four-week Chinese language program at the top ranked academic institution in Taiwan.

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Events

March 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist. 

April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.