Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Beijing, China
- Program Terms: Summer
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
- Budget Sheets: Summer
This three-week summer program offers a unique opportunity for Penn State undergraduates to fulfill a 400-level course requirement for Math majors while studying alongside local students at the world-renowned Peking University in Beijing, China. The attached course will cover advanced topics in mathematics, with specific topics to be determined by the teaching faculty each year; Summer 2019’s program offered an introductory course on Deep Learning. In addition to mathematics coursework, students will enjoy cultural activities and field trips to the Great Wall and the Forbidden City, visits to top universities including Tsingua and the Chinese Academy of Science, and social gatherings with local students.
Summer: This program will not run in summer 2021, but hopes are that program operation will resume in 2022. Contact the faculty leader or check back for information about future travel on this program.
Regardless of the timing or reason for the withdrawal, the student will be responsible for paying the Education Abroad Administrative Fees. For faculty-led freestanding programs, there is a specific withdrawal penalty schedule.
Education Abroad makes every attempt at keeping the program and administrative costs to a minimum. However, when you commit to participating in a program, Education Abroad begins to make financial commitments on your behalf. In case of withdrawal, the following fees will be charged to your Bursar account
Upon Commitment - 90 Days Prior to Departure: 25% Program Fee + EA Admin Fee
30 - 89 Days Prior to Departure: 50% Program Fee + EA Admin Fee
29 Days - Departure Date: 100% Program Fee + EA Admin Fee
Following the start of the summer semester, any adjustment of tuition charges will be made according to the Tuition Adjustment Schedule as determined by the Office of the Bursar. More information can be found on the University Senate Policy on Withdrawal and Leave of Absence.
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