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Approved Programs

Yale faculty and staff have approved the following programs for Light Fellows to pursue intensive Chinese language study. These sites were selected for their academic rigor immersive learning environments but all have their own unique characteristics. Depending on your academic and personal goals, you might find that a certain program is better suited to your needs than others. Carefully review the page for each approved site for any specific notes or requirements. 

Tip: The approved language levels below indicate the level (year) of language study approved at each program.In general, after L1/L2 at Yale, you will be placed in 2nd year at our approved programs; after L3/L4, you will be placed in 3rd year; if you are taking an L5 class, you should consider programs with options for 4th year and above. Heritage track students may be placed higher at certain programs.  You will not know your actual placement until you take the placement test at each program.  If you have specific questions about your possible placement, please contact the language program directly. 

Program Name City Program Terms Language Levels (year)
Associated Colleges in China Beijing Summer, Fall, Spring, Academic Year 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
CET-Beijing Beijing Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th
CET-Harbin Harbin Summer, Fall, Spring, Academic Year 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
CET-Kunming Kunming Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Duke Study in China Beijing Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Harvard-Beijing Academy Beijing Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies Nanjing Academic Year 4th, 5th, 6th
Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies Beijing Summer, Fall, Spring, Academic Year 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
International Chinese Language Program Taipei Summer, Fall, Spring, Academic Year 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Middlebury School in China, Beijing Beijing Fall, Spring, Academic Year 3rd, 4th, 5th
Princeton in Beijing Beijing Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
UVA in Shanghai Shanghai Summer 2nd, 3rd