Experience China


West Lake



Set in beautiful Hangzhou, Experience China provides a rich, cultural immersion with the comfort and safety of an organized and well-staffed international learning community.

As a student in the Experience China (ExC) program you will participate in a directed study of Chinese culture alongside your general education courses. The relationship between the United States and China has been described as important not only for the citizens of our two countries, but also for a new era of global development. Position yourself on the leading edge of this new era by immersing yourself in the historic, diverse, and complex culture of China with the ExC program.

Click herelink to begin your application for the Experience China Program

ZISU 15 May commencement 2013

ExC - Spring 2013 Participants, May Commencement

Student Application Deadlines

Complete student applications are due in the Administrative Office of the Experience China program by the following absolute deadlines: 

  • Spring 2014 - November 1, 2013
  • Fall 2014 - May 15, 2014

The earlier students submit their complete applications, the more certain it is that they will be guaranteed a spot. If there are spots available, applications will be accepted until the absolute deadline. Please check with the Office of International Education/Programs on your home campus to determine what their in-house deadlines are.

 Pre-Departure Orientation Dates for UWRF Fall 2014 ExC participants

General Orientation: Wednesday, 16 April 2014  2-4 p.m. OR  Thursday, 17 April 2014 6-8 p.m. Global Connections 102 Hagestad Hall  

Experience China Orientation: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 6-9 p.m. Global Connections 102 Hagestad Hall 

Non UWRF participants - please confirm with the office of International Education/Programs on your home campus for pre-departure orientation dates.

The New York Times declared Hangzhou one of the top 41 places to visit in 2011!

Click herelink to read the article and learn more.

Find out why the U.S. Department of State supports education abroad in China with the 100,000 Strong Initiativelink.


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