Happy Chinese New Year: Kicking Off the Year of the Dog

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Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Dog. According to the Chinese zodiac, the dog is a steadfast, independent dream chaser.

Let this be the year you take on those qualities, too! The best way? Study abroad in China on one of our semester or summer programs:

Semester Programs

View our catalog of semester and year long study abroad programs in Beijing and Shanghai.


Summer Programs

Page through summer study abroad and internship programs in Beijing, Shanghai, or Hong Kong.



How will studying abroad in China redefine your world? We can't wait to find out. Apply today!

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