A Guide to Studying Abroad in China

China Study Programs

Would you like to study abroad? Choose China! This is an incredible decision to make but with issues like the language barrier and the size of the country actually turning this idea into a reality can be tough. Local people are very friendly and they are very used to seeing foreigners since hosting the 2008 Olympics.

If you are looking for a great resource where to start then our guide will be able to help you! You can view a list of recommended places to study, the best universities to attend and other useful information for both American and internationals students to study abroad in China.


Top Reasons to Study in China

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This is why you should apply:

  • The economy is booming
  • Gain a cultural experience
  • International center for finance, culture, technology
  • Modern skyscrapers and architecture
  • Ancient history and monuments
  • Courses available in English and Mandarin
  • Tasty local food


Popular Places to Study

  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • X'ian
  • Yunnan
  • Tianjin
  • Guangzhou
  • Hong Kong
  • Shenzhen
  • Wuhan
  • Dongguan
  • Chongqing
  • Chengdu
  • Nanjing 


Best Universities in China for International Students

Whether you are looking to study in one of the more well know cities to go off the beaten track there are locations and universities perfect for studying abroad in China.


  • Fudan University, Shanghai
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai


  • Peking University
  • Tsinghua University



If you are very keen to start your application you will also need to get a study visa (F visa). This can be arranged with the help of your univserity.


What to Do in Your Spare Time

Places we highly recommend you visit include the Forbidden City, Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warriors, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Hong Kong. You might also like to book a Chinese language course in China.


Help / Advice

If you need any help arranging a study abroad experience in China please get in touch.


China Study Abroad Reviews

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If you have ever been to study in China and would like to add a review, write about your experience or share any recommendations please contact us.


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