Study in Beijing to experience this invigorating city while uncovering China’s rich history and culture.
Spend as much time as you can indulging in this city's rich culture when you study abroad in Beijing. Explore the maze of hutong, shop the glitzy areas of Chaoyang, and wander through the majestic Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven.
As the political, intellectual, and cultural capital of China, Beijing is a dynamic city reinventing itself for the 21st century. Beijingers remain proud of their traditions, their language, and a rich heritage that dates back centuries, making it the perfect place to study Chinese while learning about China's past, present, and future through one of our Beijing study abroad programs.
If you’re ready to study abroad, Beijing is ready to welcome you.
Just a one- to two-hour drive from downtown Beijing, the Great Wall is a breathtaking site to see! You’ll visit a rugged, unrestored section of the Wall and stay overnight with a local family in a neighboring village.
Hang Out at Taikoo Li Sanlitun
This modern shopping area is where you’ll find cutting-edge technology and designer stores next to huge bargain markets.
Explore the Forbidden City/Palace Museum
Be sure to visit one of China’s largest heritage sites, which was the imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1420-1912).
Tour the Houhai Hutongs
Wander the ancient alleyways in this cool lakeside neighborhood. Rent a paddle boat then relax in a sidewalk café.
Visit 798 Postmodern Art Zone
Home to international art exhibits, fashion shows, and more, this popular art district in northeast Beijing features world-famous Chinese artists.
We firmly believe that financial limitations should not prevent a qualified student from participating in an IES Abroad Program. This is why we commit more then $4 million each year to our financial aid programs.