The International Summer School offers multiple excursions, 30 credit bearing courses from 8 areas of study and an optional Beijing tour all while studying with local students. Begin your experience with a fun and engaging orientation camp that includes cooking classes, temple visits, wet market tours and other cultural activities that will bring everyone closer together. 

Program Length: 5 weeks
Credit options: 6 U.S. credits

Program Website

Course Description

Classes are all taught in English. Click the Academics tab on the summer program website to see a list of available courses. Take courses from a variety of fields, including Business and Management, China Studies, Chinese Language - Cantonese, Chinese Language - Putonghua, Enviornment, Science and Technology and Humanities and Social Science. 

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Heather Schloss 703-504-9984 | Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Advisor and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.


(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    Asian Studies Chinese Studies

  • Business:

    Business Management Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Engineering

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

    Chinese Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences

  • Language and Culture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Natural Resources/Conservation:

    Environmental Science Sustainability Studies

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences


Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 3 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 71
  • IELTS Score: 6

Special Application Instructions

Students whose placement is confirmed at CUHK will need to fill out CUHK's separate online application once they complete the ISEP placement process. More information on this will be included in the ISEP acceptance packet.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

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