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One of the most prestigious universities in China, Tsinghua University is listed as one of the 14 of the world's most beautiful college campuses by Forbes Magazine in 2010, the only one from Asia.

Tsinghua University offers 37 undergraduate programs to international students and courses in both English and Chinese. Participants earn regular UT in-residence credit and all grades earned for the courses taken are computed into the official UT Austin GPA, just as they would be for grades earned in courses taken on campus.

Spring 2019 dates do not include orientation dates.


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Marketing
  • Architecture
  • Communication Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Philosophy
  • Asian Studies
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Physics
  • Chinese
  • International Business

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Academic Information

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12 UT hours of coursework per semester while at Tsinghua University. Please check the My Credit Abroad database for courses that have been previously evaluated. If your courses are not listed, please work with your Program Coordinator to get courses pre-approved.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Chinese


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Students may choose to live in dormitory-style housing, apartment- style housing, or find housing independently. The different housing options vary in distance from campus.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 non-refundable application fee and regular UT tuition, and are responsible for airfare, passport/visa, housing, food, local transportation, and other costs of living. Students are required to purchase international health insurance. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 17, 2020 to June 26, 2020
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2019
- Fall
  • September 5, 2019 to January 17, 2020
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2019

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Frequently Asked Questions

Next Step

1) Attend an "Explore: Asia" info session. Dates and locations listed on the website. 2) See an academic advisor about needed credit while abroad. 3) Attend a "Ready to Apply: Asia" session. Dates and times given to participants after attending Explore: Asia session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change