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There is a range of summer, semester, or year-long programs organized by U.S. universities and conducted on Chinese university campuses with courses taught by Chinese faculty and supervised by U.S. faculty. Some of these programs are limited to students and faculty at the signatory school, but the programs are often flexible. Study-abroad offices at most universities maintain files and brochures on such programs. Appendix B lists many of them.

The Council on International Educational Exchange and China Educational Tours also sponsor several programs, some of which are for beginning students of Chinese and include field trips and courses in Chinese culture and history conducted in English. These organizations can be contacted at the following addresses:

Council on International Educational Exchange

205 East 42nd Street

New York, NY 10017

China Educational Tours

1110 Washington Street

Boston, MA 02124


Foreign students may apply directly to selected Chinese schools for study in a range of disciplines, including the Chinese language. Appendix C provides a list of colleges and universities that accept direct applications from foreign students.

The NAFSA Association of International Educators has recently published Post-secondary Institutions of the People's Republic of China: A Complete Guide to Institutions of Higher Education in China, which includes profiles of more than 1,200 Chinese post-secondary educational institutions. A full citation is provided in Appendix M. To order, contact:

NAFSA Association of International Educators

1875 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 1000

Washington, D.C. 20009

Telephone: 202-462-4811


Chinese and international students live together as roommates at the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies. Chinese students study about the United States with American professors, and Americans learn about China from Chinese professors. Course work for Americans is in Chinese, and three years of language training is recommended for admission. The program is designed to provide an introduction to mod-

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