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Two-week Study Program in Beijing

July 8, 2018 - July 21, 2018

The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute (UBCI) is pleased to announce a short-term study program in China for current and former Chinese language students at the University at Buffalo and UBCI. The program will be hosted by Capital Normal University (CNU) in Beijing and involve Chinese language and culture classes at CNU, sightseeing in Beijing, and an excursion to the ancient city of Ping Yao in Shan’xi Province.

The program will begin at CNU on Sunday, July 8, 2018 (which means departure by air from Buffalo on Saturday, July 7), and end on Saturday, July 21.


The costs for tuition, meals, accommodations, domestic transportation in China, and most sightseeing activities will be paid by Capital Normal University. Participants are responsible for international airfare, Chinese visa, travel insurance and incidental costs.


For travelers’ convenience, participants can purchase airfare on a designated flight from Buffalo selected by UBCI. All participants are expected to stay with the program until the end of the study tour on July 21.


Participants will stay in modern dormitories for international students on the CNU campus.


Participants must be:

  1. Non-Chinese citizens who have studied Chinese at UB or UBCI for at least 3 months.
  2. Have graduated from high school at the time of application.

There is no upper age limit for this program. Previous Confucius Institute scholarship winners are eligible to participate.

Students who have participated in a previous Confucius Institute short-term summer program are not eligible.

Participants must have a passport valid until at least July 21, 2019.

To apply

Click here for an application form

Please complete the application (including a brief statement of 200 words or less), by Thursday, May 3, 2018, and send it to  or deliver it to the
UB Confucius Institute, 113 UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 113, Amherst, NY 14228

Questions? Call Confucius Institute Associate Director Bruce Acker at (716) 645-7919 or email


July 8, 2018
July 21, 2018


Capital Normal University
Beijing, China