Xi’an International Studies University

University Overview

Founded in 1952, Xi’an International Studies University is one of the earliest four foreign language institutions established in China. After three decades, the university has transformed into a comprehensive university that features foreign language education, research in international humanities and social sciences, and offers programs primarily in humanities, with a balanced offering in liberal arts and science, economics and management, law, education, and fine arts. The university has 23 departments/schools and offers 52 undergraduate programs. It recruits students from 37 countries. The total enrollment is about 20,000, and among them, 18,675 are full-time students.

Semester Calendar

Fall:  September – January
Spring:  February – July

Course Offerings

Chinese language instruction is offered. Examples of credit transfer below:

Advanced Grammar 1 CHIN 3300; Advanced Reading CHIN 3320; Travel Seminar in China CHIN 3398; Advanced Chinese Conversation Abroad  CHIN 3340; Advanced Comp & Text Analysis  CHIN 3380

Typically students take the equivalent of 12 to 15 credit hours abroad. Check with our office for more information about your specific options.

Assisting UCA Professor

Contact Professor Jia Zhu for more information on courses and credits.

jiaz@uca.edu  |  501-852-2332 | Burdick 309C  |  Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures

Program Cost

UCA students pay regular UCA tuition, and most scholarships and financial aid apply.  For more information, view the Financial Aid Guide. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Education Abroad for more information regarding the cost of a semester exchange.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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