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URI FLP - China (Language)
Hangzhou, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer,
Winter J-Term
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Budget Sheets Winter J-Term
Program Description:
Program Description:
China Banner Winter J Term
December 29, 2019 - January 16, 2020
This program will provide first- and the second year Chinese language students with an immersive experience to the country whose language they are studying. Visiting Beijing, the political center and Shanghai the economic center will allow students to experience the context of their language studies, opportunity to explore the culture, society, environment and communicate with their language skills. In addition, students will feel as part of a learning community with other Chinese language students and begin to feel comfortable in the foreign environment. Experiencing living in China is the highlight students' Chinese study.

In Shanghai, we will study in East China Normal University for two weeks.  With campuses in Minhang and Putuo District totaling an area of over 220 hectares, East China Normal University has long been reputed as a "Garden University" for its beautiful campus scenery.  



Students will have the option to earn between 1 and 3 URI credits for CHN 497: Directed Study. 

Coursework will be supplemented with excursions including exploring the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Bund, Oriental Pearl and the West Lake in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou. Culture activities include Chinese calligraphy, Taichi and Chinese painting.



Students will stay in double occupancy dormitories in Chinese-only supportive living/learning community. Breakfast will be provided.


 Residency  Program Fee  URI Tuition  Total Cost
 In-State (1 credit)  $2,225  $286  $2,511
 In-State (2 credits)  $2,225  $572  $2,797
 In-State (3 credits)  $2,225  $858  $3,083
 Out-of State (1 credit)  $2,225  $474  $2,699
 Out-of State (2 credits)  $2,225  $948  $3,173
 Out-of State (3 credits)  $2,225  $1,422  $3,647
Program cost includes:
  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation in Beijing and Shanghai
  • Meals
  • Cultural activities at  East China Normal University
  • Health insurance
NOTE: All fees are subject to change.


Wayne Wenchao He, Ph.D.
(401) 874-4708  -

Yiping Zhang 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter J-Term 2020 10/04/2019 ** Rolling Admission 12/29/2019 01/16/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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