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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Fall, Fall Back-Up, Full Year, Full Year Back-Up, Split Year Spring, SpltYr Spring BackUp, Spring, Spring Back-Up
  • Restrictions: GU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Budget
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0 Language Prerequisite: Yes
Language(s): English, Mandarin Chinese Click here for a definition of this term Type of Program: Area Studies, Business, Language Program
Non-GU Students May Apply: No Housing Options: Local Roommates, Student Residence
Level of Support: High (Comprehensive onsite support) Application Deadlines: February, September
OGE Advisor: Annette Kuroda Russell Engagement Opportunities: Buddy/Peer Program, Intern: Credit, Student Organizations
Program Description:

Beijing Center at sunset
The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies (Loyola University Chicago)

Beijing, People's Republic of China



  • Good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.

About the Program

The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies (Loyola University Chicago) offers a comprehensive introduction to China through strong academic courses in English and a dedicated effort to immerse students into the local culture and community. Field trips include week-long excursions along the Silk Road in the fall semester, and in southwestern Yunnan Province in the spring semester.


The Beijing Center is located at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in northeastern Beijing, a university district and thriving residential area. Beijing is China’s capital city of more than 22 million residents, home to many of China’s most treasured historical and cultural sites.

Academic Calendar

  • Full year: mid-August to mid-May
  • Fall: mid-August to mid-December
  • Spring: mid-January to mid-May

Fields of Study

Language of instruction is English.

Fields of study include: Art/Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Chinese, Economics, Government/Political Science, History, International Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Religion/Theology, Sociology


You are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit you wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.

A full courseload for this program is: 15 credits

You are required to take 6 credits of Chinese language.

The minimum passing grade for this program is: C

You are required to live in program housing.

You will live in UIBE’s International Student Residence Hall. You may choose between a standard double room, or a single room at higher cost. If you pursue a second semester at the Beijing Center, you may choose to live with a host family.

You will eat meals in campus cafeterias or local eating establishments.

Program Budget

The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies (Loyola University Chicago) Program Budget


We advise students to research and pursue a wide range of funding opportunities. To find scholarships applicable to your program, browse the scholarships section of OGE’s website.

We are committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. We hope that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.

With over 200 approved-programs, we are confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with your OGE advisor to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.

To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website.

Open Application Deadlines & Dates
Open Application Deadlines & Dates
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/13/2019 09/26/2019 TBA TBA