Chinese language: Two years (minimum) of university-level Chinese language training or equivalent Chinese speaking ability by the completion of the program. Need to be currently enrolled in at least first year Chinese with plans to continue Chinese language and culture studies throughout your MIT education to be eligible to apply.
Culture course: One course on modern China (please see list of courses in the sidebar).
Standing at MIT: MIT grade-point average of "B" or better.
Training: Participation in "Spring Training" sessions during the spring semester. These meetings provide cultural orientation and logistical preparation prior to departing to China.
Application process: review program requirements, complete your online profile and request an appointment with Sean Gilbert on the Student Portal.