Summer Study Abroad

Application Details

The China: Chinese Language and Culture in Nanjing Program is organized by the Confucius Institute (CI) at North Carolina State University. This program is run by the NC State Study Abroad Office (SAO) and follows all NC State University and SAO requirements. Our program is a limited-service program, meaning that upon acceptance to the program by the SAO, the remainder of the logistics and payments will be handled by the Program Director through the Confucius Institute Office.

Run in cooperation with Nanjing Normal University, experienced teachers who are specialized in teaching Chinese as a second language will teach an intensive Chinese language course. In addition to the language course, students will take a course on modern Chinese culture. Upon completion, this course will fulfill a Humanities GEP requirement.


Contact Ms. WEI Yan, Faculty Director, at

Summer, May 22 – June 25, 2018 (five weeks)

Feb 15: Application Deadline

Students are accepted on a rolling basis as soon as they submit initial requirements. Final deadline to submit application is February 15.

Mar 1: Non-Refundable Deposit Due

All applicants must submit a $250 deposit to the Confucius Institute. This deposit will go toward the $3,500 program fee.

Apr 1: Post Decision Materials Due

Once you are accepted, please log back into the Study Abroad application portal to complete the rest of your application materials.

Apr 15: Final Payment Due

Please be sure to pay for the rest of your program costs by April 15th. Payments due to the Confucius Institute.

Nanjing, China (additional excursions to Beijing, Shanghai, Zuzhou, Hangzhou, Anhui)

Knowledge of Chinese is not necessary. Courses will be taught in Chinese and English.

$150 Application Fee to NC State University Study Abroad Office

$3,500 (estimated) Program Fee per student.  This cost includes:

  • Non-Refundable Deposit ($250) to confirm participation 【Due by March 1st】
  • Tuition for up to 6 credits hrs
    • FL 395: Intensive Chinese Language (3 credits)
    • FLC 351: Modern Chinese Popular Culture (3 credits)
  • Room & Board
  • In-China Excursions, covering
    • Transportation
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Front gate entry tickets
  • International Accident/Health Insurance Coverage
  • Program T-Shirt

$1,200 – $1,800 (estimated) International Airfare

$180 (estimated) Chinese Visa Fee

$30 Non Degree Seeking Student Studies Form 【for Non-NCSU Students Only】

$300 (estimated) Extra spending money for food, shopping, etc.

  • $100 (estimated) meals while studying in Nanjing
  • $200 (estimated) personal expenses

$135 (estimated) Passport Application Fee

2.0+ GPA

Not on active disciplinary probation

Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during the prior semester

Or visit the website of NCSU’s Study Abroad Office at: (for Program Name, insert “Nanjing Chinese Language”.)