BEIJING: Freshman Summer Business Program *Deadline Extended!*

Beijing, China

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  • Summer 1 Semester - May 19, 2015 - June 30, 2015

Application Deadline

  • Summer 1 Semester - February 15, 2015


Study Abroad Coordinator: Liz McClanahan (

The D'Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB) is offering a business-specific program for freshman business majors this summer 2015.

*Summer 2015: deadline extended to February 15th, 2015!


Students will enroll in 2 courses for a total of 8 NU Credits:

  • Contemporary Chinese Society Through Business Ethics (NU Equivalent is INTB1203)
  • Chinese Language and Culture (NU Equivalent is CLTR1500)

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Host University

Beijing Language and Cultural University.

Eligibility Requirements

Two full semesters of academic work through NU and a 2.5 GPA

Application Procedure

    *Summer 2015: deadline extended to February 15th, 2015!

    Application Procedure

    • Online OISP application
    • Online Alliance application. Select the NU Freshman Summer Business Program for the summer study period
    • Current Passport Agreement (submitted online)
    • Advisor Approval Form (submitted online)

    Please submit the following materials to OISP in hard copy:

    • Official Transcript
    • Signature Verification Form (download via Alliance)
    • Copy of Passport Photo ID Page

    Upon admission, students will be required to submit additional materials via the Alliance’s online portal by March 1 to confirm their enrollment and prepare for departure.

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Summer 1 2015 Tuition: $10,634

Study Abroad Fee: $2,275

Tuition and Study Abroad Fee include: Tuition for 8 NU credits, housing and other non-academic costs, including International Security and Emergency Support. Meals are the student's responsibility. Students are responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.


On-campus housing will be provided.


The bustling capital city of Beijing is the nation's political, educational, and cultural center. It has more universities and research institutes than any other city in China, making it also the intellectual hub of the country. Beijing's 3000 years of history is reflected in its art, architecture, music, and traditions. Among its innumerable attractions are the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, and the nearby Great Wall. While the city is replete with historical treasures, modern Beijing boasts lively concert halls, night clubs, ritzy and down-home restaurants, museums, and theater. The entire city is still buzzing from the excitement of hosting the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Massive construction projects have transformed the city over the last several years. The Beijing Subway system is undergoing expansion that will more than double its original capacity. The Olympics were celebrated from August 8 to August 24, 2008 with the opening ceremony commencing at 08:08:08 pm at the Beijing National Stadium. While most events took place in Beijing, several events were also located in Qingdao, Hong Kong, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Qinhuangdao. Spring 2008 Alliance students had the chance to tour some of the Olympic venues and learn about the city's preparations for the games. Summer 2008 Alliance students in Beijing participated in a specially-designed Olympic program.