Bard in China Program







Study abroad, teach abroad, work abroad, intern abroad, volunteer abroad

For best Chinese language study abroad, try these Bard-approved programs:

  • Bard's Summer Advanced Chinese with Research Practica: 2010 & 2011. Information and application at
  • PIB (summer only) Princeton in Beijing January 31st deadline (better to apply earlier) Located at Beijing Normal University, Beijing (1/12 for aid)
  • ACC (year-round) Associated Colleges in China October 15, March 1 (summer, rolling admission) Located at Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing
  • IUP (year-round) Inter-University Program, January 10, January 31 (summer, rolling admission) Located at Tsinghua University, Beijing
  • ICLP (year-round) International Chinese Language Program, April 30, March 31 (summer) Located at National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Consider Intensive Language Institute
Think you can't afford study abroad? If you received a Pell grant, try, Post-bacchalaureate Fulbrights for US citizens

Meet Bard Alumni/ae

Meet Bard alumni/ae who have
  • lived in China and taught English in high school;
  • Acted in Chinese films;
  • Pursued their study of Chinese and other topics;
  • Graduated from Bard's graduate programs such as the Center for Curatorial Studies (contemporary art).
Contact for introductions.

Write a prize-winning paper

Write a prize-winning paper as Sam Saperstein ('07) did.

"Civil Unrest in Contemporary China: Some Implications for U.S.-China Relation".

Compete for the Marleigh Grayer Prize and present your paper at the October meeting of the New York Conference on Asian Studies. Completed papers are due each year by June 1. To view the current guidelines, visit:

Senior Project Help

Need help on your paper topic or senior project in Asian Studies? Tried all the Bard Asian Studies faculty? Try Vassar or SUNY New Paltz faculty.

NYC resources

New York City resources with many events:

Contemporary Art in China

Interested in contemporary art in China?

China's Environment

Interested in China's environment?

Chinese Music

Interested in Chinese music?

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