Career Strategy Fellowships Study Abroad Summer Session

Chinese Language Programs

You are here

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. 

 All Light-Fellowship approved programs that are eligible for credit are considered Non-Yale Study Abroad programs and the International Study Award and Yale Financial Aid may be applied to participation in these programs. Please meet with Kripa Bhagat (Assistant Director, Light Fellowship) if you are interested in applying or participating in this program and applying funding outside of the Light Fellowship to the experience. 

We will update this table with relevant information as we receive it. 

The Light Fellowship will support limited numbers of students traveling to China for Spring 2024 assuming that the program is running and that visas are available ot students. 

Program Name

City Program Terms Language Levels (year) COVID - 19 UPDATE
CET-Beijing Beijing Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th
CET - Taiwan Taipei Summer, Fall, Spring  2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th 

Approved on temporary COVID - 19 Status for Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023

CET - Harbin Harbin  Summer, Fall, Spring 5th, 6th  Spring 2024 TBD 
Harvard Summer Academy in Taipei  Taipei Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Provisional Approval,

Summer 2023

Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies Nanjing Academic Year 4th, 5th, 6th

AY 2024-25 Accepting Applications 

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  
Middlebury Language Schools in Vermont Middlebury, VT Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th Summer 2023 In-Person in Middlebury, VT
Princeton in Beijing Beijing Summer 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Summer 2023 in Princeton, NJ

This table was updated September 22, 2023.