Beijing - The capital city of China
The capital of China, Beijing, formerly known as Peking is among the most vibrant cities of the world. From the prehistoric caves of Dragon Bone Hill to the People's Republic of China, Beijing has witnessed as many as 250,000 years of fascinating history. Almost every street boasts an ancient architectural treasure. Beijing is China's second largest city after Shanghai in terms of urban population and presents exciting opportunities for visitors and students to learn Chinese and immerse in China's cultural capital. GAC offers a diversity of programs ranging from study, internship to volunteer programs to suit the needs of a desiring participant. Our programs in Beijing are offered at some of the most renowned universities like Beijing Language and Culture University - BLCU
, Peking University
and Tshinghua University
Studying in Beijing and learning to write Chinese in a thriving cultural mecca is a great experience. We offer university program
and high school programs
as well as one-on-one tutoring
opportunities. While studying in China, you have the option to live with a native host family and experience life abroad like a local.
Even if you don't attend school, you can still experience the city's cultural wonders by taking an internship in Beijing
. Our program allows you to speak and write Chinese while you work among native speakers. Before you travel to China for an internship, we match you with a job in an internship program that best reflects your personal talents and interests.
Our program lets you volunteer in Beijing and make a difference in someone's life. During the course of your volunteer adventure, we place you in a rural area of China to help children with special needs and disabilities as well as orphans and immigrants. You can learn to speak Chinese through the program's language courses while also enjoying guided tours and other cultural activities. Our volunteer opportunities run anywhere from one week to a full year.
Whether you plan to study, intern or volunteer in Beijing, we have a program in the cultural heart of China that suits your specific needs.