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Chinese Flagship Capstone Year: American Council - Beijing
Beijing, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring,
Spring/Summer
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Restrictions: URI applicants only
Program Description:
Program Description:

Beijing Union University

 
BUU
 
Beijing Union University (BUU or Beijing Lian He Da Xue) is a comprehensive municipal university administered by the Beijing government. Established in the 80s, it was made up of former satellite campuses affiliated with university such as Peking University, Tsinghua, Renmin, Beijing Foreign etc. Although not a project 985 or 211 university, BUU has steadily received consistent support from the municipality to expand its academic and international efforts. Although the university is a young university, it is one of the most international and fastest-growing universities in China.

Today, Beijing Union University consists of 14 colleges with a variety of majors and course options readily available. The university is modest in size and spread out, but all colleges are located in the Beijing city area and a short subway ride from the main campus on the 4th ring road. The university is located in the downtown area of the city, and has easy access to metro and intercity commuting systems.The campus is well-equipped with a gym, cafeteria, library, and facilities available for students.

There will be abundant internship opportunities for all domain interests, health resources, and cultural experiences.

URI Students participating on this program should contact the URI Flagship Program staff   for additional details.

 
Tuition and Fees*:
Description: Costs*
American Councils Fee Visit: http://overseaschineseflagship.org/
Administrative Fee $350
Off-Campus Fee $530
Insurance** $2,033.00
*NOTE: Fees are subject to change
**May be waived with proof of own insurance and completion of waiver form

 
Program Duration Semester Duration Application Deadline
Fall August to February April 1
Spring & Spring/Summer February to June/July October 15


Summer Internship Extension**** (OCS 997)
 
Description Cost
URI OCS Fee n/a
URI OIE Admin Fee n/a
**** Flagship students participating on an internship that extends beyond the URI spring semester will be enrolled in OCS 997 during the appropriate summer months in order to maintain student standing for the duration of their overseas experience. While the status is directly linked to the overseas activity, it does not exempt students from paying for other URI academic credits and services (i.e. URI summer web classes, Independent Study, etc.) not directly related to the [Flagship] internship.

Additional Expenses:
CISI Insurance. Go to URI’s Risk Management page for rates.

For estimates related to airfare, ground transportation, passports and visas, host country insurance (if applicable), books and supplies, personal expenses, etc. refer to the URI Chinese Flagship page or Program Coordinator.

Important:
Although participants are not physically on the URI campus, they should monitor their URI e-mail and e-Campus account on a regular basis and address billing, FAFSA, holds, etc. in a timely manner.
In the event of a program cancellation, changes to the intended plan of study, reduction in course load, program relocation or other, students must notify their respective Flagship Coordinator and the Office of International Education.

 
 
 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Tabular data for Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring/Summer 2019 12/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring/Summer 2020 12/01/2019 12/01/2019 TBA TBA

** 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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