The Alliance invites U.S. undergraduates to join us in China, India, and Istanbul for summer study, research, and internship opportunities! Follow the links below to learn more about each program's curriculum, fees, and customized activities.
Summer in Beijing
Our Summer in Beijing program runs for eight weeks and offers students the opportunity to focus on immersion in Chinese language or within a Chinese workplace, contextualized through the study of contemporary Chinese culture and society. This program fulfills nine credit hours.
Summer in Shanghai
Our Summer in Shanghai program allows students to benefit from this cosmopolitan city's many resources over the course of eight weeks. Students may focus on immersion in Chinese language or within a Chinese workplace, contextualized through the study of contemporary Chinese society and economy. This program fulfills nine credit hours.
Summer in Pune
Our Summer in Pune program features classroom and field-based learning in international development and contemporary South Asian studies. An internship or directed research project is a required component of the Pune program and includes opportunities in public health, education, microfinance, environmental issues, gender studies, and journalism. This program lasts seven weeks and fulfills six credit hours.
Summer in Istanbul
We offer two four-week summer sessions at our Istanbul program center. Our Summer in Istanbul program provides students with opportunities for interdisciplinary coursework and directed research. Students may enroll in one session to earn four credits, or both sessions to earn eight credits.