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Students in Nepal.

China

BC/Alliance Program in Beijing

Semester program in Beijing offering a 3-credit Chinese language course for beginners in addition to a 6-credit track option. Internship and volunteer opportunities available.

China Studies Institute

Semester program in Beijing focusing on Chinese language and Chinese history and culture.  This program is based at the prestigious Peking University and is designed for international students.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Semester or full-year program with a strong focus on business and management is especially recommended for CSOM students.  

University of Hong Kong

Semester or full-year program which is suitable for most students, especially those concentrating in the humanities and sciences.

Japan

Sophia University

Spring semester or full-year program at Japan's premier Jesuit university in Tokyo with course offerings in English covering a wide range of disciplines. No Japanese language prerequisites.

Waseda University

Full-year program in Tokyo with English language curriculum based on a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of the natural sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. A minimum of two BC semesters of Japanese language prior to departure required.

Korea

Seoul National University

A large university that offers semester or full-year programs with a wide range of courses in Korean and English.

Sogang University Seoul

First-class Jesuit university that offers semester or full-year programs with a wide range of courses in Korean and English. Perfect for International Studies major/minor students and business majors.

Nepal

Center for Buddhist Studies

Semester program focusing on in-depth study of Buddhist philosophy and literature. Highly recommended for students interested in comparative religion, theology, and philosophy. 

The Philippines

Anteneo de Manila University

Fall semester program (or full-year by special arrangement) for business majors with course offerings in English. Excellent service opportunities through this Jesuit partnership in SE Asia.

Singapore

National Institute of Education

Semester or full-year program offering a wide range of courses taught in English. Especially designed for Lynch School of Education students, this program also welcomes Arts & Sciences students majoring in the humanities and natural sciences.

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highlights

BC rising senior, Kanako Nakarai, a native of Tokyo, was featured on her host university's website while studying abroad in Thailand.

BC's program at Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea offers direct enrollment, internship options, and intensive language study at a Jesuit university in the heart of one of Asia's fastest growing cities.

BC's program in Kathmandu, Nepal presents an opportunity for concentration in Buddhist
philosophy and theology, including Tibetan language and culture, and is based at the monastic study center Ka-Nying Shedrup Ling, run by one of the most learned Tibetan Lama Abbots, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche.