SYA China will change you. You won’t merely master Mandarin; you’ll meld with a culture that is at once ancient and modern, mysterious and on the world’s center stage. Bicycle past pagodas and temples nestled amid high-rise buildings and bustling markets. Be one with the community as you live with a local family, experiencing its foods, celebrations, language and traditions. Travel urban and rural China, while mastering a challenging curriculum centered around Chinese culture and global environmental science. School Year Abroad gives you the opportunity to spend junior or senior year of high school making this country another place you call home. The world is calling you. Answer it at SYA China.
“It’s very rewarding when we visit places that are a reflection of Chinese culture rather than just places that are structured for tourism.”
– Yumna N. China ’16, Wardlaw-Hartridge School, NJ