China Direct Exchange
About the Program
The China Direct Exchange program is a 35-year-old partnership with Nanjing University and Nankai University. Under the terms of each reciprocal agreement, a student from the University of Kansas studies or conducts research at one of the two Chinese universities. A representative of the Chinese universities may attend the University of Kansas.
China Direct Exchange scholars receive a waiver of tuition and coverage for room and board from the host university. International travel and other miscellaneous expenses must be covered by personal funds. China Direct Exchange Scholars must also pay Study Abroad fees in order to maintain their KU enrollment and earn KU credit for their studies in China.
Applicants must be degree-seeking KU students, graduate or upper-level undergraduate, in good academic standing (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is usually required) with at least two years of college-level Chinese or its equivalent. Applicants must demonstrate academic interest and commitment to Chinese language, literature, history, philosophy, economy, government, society and other related subjects. Preference will be given to applicants who are US citizens or who have permanent residence status.
For more information about Chinese language courses at KU:
Dr. Keith McMahon, Professor of East Asian Languages & Cultures
2118 Wescoe Hall | (785) 864-3100
For more information about how to apply:
Dr. Rachel Sherman Johnson, Director of Campus Internationalization & Fellowships
firstname.lastname@example.org | 300 Strong Hall | (785) 864-6161
For more information about studying abroad in China:
Ms. Renée Frias, Program Coordinator
email@example.com | 108 Lippincott Hall | (785) 864-3742