Winter 2017 Study Abroad in China

Winter: Jan 4-25, 2017

Note: It's possible to extend dates for students who have to meet special requirements (e.g.,scholarships).


Application Deadline: Oct 24, 2016

Late applications may be considered; e-mail Prof. Lu if you have questions.



An inexpensive way to Live, Study & Travel to Five Famous Chinese Cities:

  1. Beijing

  2. Xi’an

  3. Nanjing

  4. Suzhou

  5. Shanghai

With side trips to: Hong Kong, Yangzhou & Yellow Mountain (i.e., Huangshan)

The program is designed in such a way that all travel is education-related, with an academic focus on the courses we teach at real sites in China. The cities we have chosen to visit are all sites of historic and cultural importance.

Students may choose 1-2 courses from the following:

  1. CORC 3206 (Core Curriculum): Development of the Silk Road

    --satisfies Pathways College Option Requirement
  2. CHIN 1010: Beginners Chinese-Level I

(For more information on the courses, visit Coursework page of this website.)

Program Features:

  1. All courses are taught by Brooklyn College faculty, for CUNY-BC credit

  2. Visits to Chinese campuses in Beijing, Xi'an, Nanjing or Shanghai
  3. Group travel to 5 famous Chinese cities: Beijing, Xi’an, Nanjing, Suzhou & Shanghai

  4. Field trips, with lectures and academic discussions, to sites of historical and cultural importance (e.g., Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Terra Cotta Warriors, Buddhist Temple, Confucius Temple, Muslim Quarter, Xi'an Tangbo Art Museum, History Museum, Tea House, Silk Processing Display, Cloisonne Art, Shanghai Bund, Shanghai Pudong Financial District, etc)

  5. Experience Chinese culture, interact with local people, have a real feel of Chinese life

  6. Enjoy a new Beijing after the Olympics and a fascinating Shanghai as host of World Expo

  7. Travel and sightseeing are all arranged by professional travel agencies

  8. Help arrange side trips to Hong Kong, Yangzhou & Yellow Mountain(info on Side Trips)

Program Fee (for Winter 2017): only $3,350, which includes:

  1. Round-trip international tickets (NYC to Beijing; Shanghai to NYC)

  2. Transportation within & between cities in China

  3. Hotels in all the cities in China

  4. Admission tickets to scenic spots for program field trips

  5. International travel insurance

  6. Meals

Open to all CUNY campuses & any other US campuses. Both qualified CUNY and non-CUNY undergraduate and graduate students can enroll. Some scholarships & Financial Aid may be available, depending on student's eligibility.

For more information about our China program:

  • Contact Ms. Garrick, Tel: 718-951-5225.

  • Or, send e-mail to Prof. Lu


  • Dept. of Speech Communication Arts & Sciences

  • 3439 Boylan Hall

  • Brooklyn College-CUNY

  • 2900 Bedford Avenue

  • Brooklyn, NY 11210