Study Abroad Opportunities in Chinese

Chinese Dragon Dancers Chinese Dragon Dancers
The Forbidden City The Forbidden City
 The Great Wall of China  The Great Wall of China
 Red Lanterns  Red Lanterns
 Chinese New Year Decorations  Chinese New Year Decorations
 Chinese Great Panda  Chinese Great Panda
Shanghai Cityscape Shanghai Cityscape
 Tianjin Library Interior  Tianjin Library Interior
 Xian Terra Cotta Warriors  Xian Terra Cotta Warriors
 Yunnan With Mountains in the Background  Yunnan With Mountains in the Background

Miami University's Office of Global Initiatives is the central point-of-contact to find out about various programs for learning your language in an international setting.  There are six main types of study abroad at Miami:

  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs - Department faculty lead students and teach courses
  • Farmer School of Business International Programs - Business programs let by Faculty in the Farmer School of Business
  • Miami University's Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg - Courses taught at Miami's Luxembourg campus
  • Sponsored Exchange Programs - Programs sponsored by other universities that Miami has agreements with
  • Co-Sponsored Programs - Program where academic credit can be transferred to Miami, and scholarships, awards, federal aid, etc. can be applied.
  • Approved Programs - Program where academic credit can be transferred to Miami, but scholarships and awards are not applied.

Please refer to the Office of Global Initiative's extensive database for the latest program and exchange opportunities.


The Department offers a summer intensive Chinese program in Tianjin, China. Hosted at Tianjin Foreign Studies University--an institution with a well-established program teaching Chinese to foreign students—the program offers Chinese language on all levels as well as a culture course. Students can earn as many as nine Miami credits in six weeks. In addition, they visit famous historical and cultural attractions.