Offered biennially for the Spring Semester

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    Based at Nanjing University, the China Study Group is designed to give Colgate students in general, and International Relations/ Asian Studies concentrators in particular, the opportunity to acquire a thorough knowledge of modern China and to develop proficiency in the Chinese language. By living and travelling in China for a semester, students obtain a firsthand experience with the political, economic and social changes brought forth by the late Deng Xiaoping's reform since 1978, and gain a deeper sense of China's concerns in foreign relations. One year of Chinese language study, or the equivalent, and CORE 165 are prerequisites. Students live in the the University dormitory.

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    Below you will find a visual scrapbook of the Study Group. Click on any of the pictures to get a close up look!

    Students pose before a 2,000 years old temple in Nanjing.

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    Some Colgate students from the China study group roams the beautiful landscaped public parks in Nanjing.

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    Colgate students traverse the crowded streets of Nanjing City.

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    One the magnificent Chinese palaces in Nanjing.

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    Take time to relax and feed the carps amidst the

    tranquil setting of the Chinese Gardens.

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