U.S.-China Institute at Bryant University

Study in China

Semester Abroad in China

Why study in China 

  • An official language of the United Nations, Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world.
  • The history and culture of China is more than 3,000 years old and includes icons such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Terra Cotta Warriors, Confucius, and martial arts, to name just a few.
  • With a GDP real growth rate exceeding 8% over the past 30 years, China has been a major stimulant to the global economy.
  • China is the second largest economy in the world in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), and the fourth largest in terms of GDP.
  • Mainland China is the second largest trading partner of the United States and the second largest holder of U.S. government debts (Treasury Securities) worth over $262 billion.
  • Almost all Fortune 500 companies have operations in China.

Why study at CUG 

  • CUG is a top ranked comprehensive university in China.
  • It has strong programs and faculty in the liberal arts, business management, environmental sciences, resource management, communication, and law.
  • CUG has a relatively large and diverse international student population offers a wide range of campus events and activities.
  • Facilities and technology at CUG are world class.
  • Bryant and CUG have a long established partnership, including student/ faculty exchanges and research collaborations.
  • With three signed agreements between the two schools, CUG credits are officially recognized by Bryant.

Why study in Wuhan 

  • Located in the heart of China, Wuhan offers an authentic Chinese cultural experience. It also offers insights into current social and economic facets of Chinese life.
  • Wuhan is a good place to learn and practice Mandarin Chinese as the local dialect is not strong.
  • Located on the Yangtze River and near the Three Gorges area, Wuhan is the gateway to the breathtaking landscape and scenery of central China.
  • A transportation hub in China, Wuhan gives visitors easy access to other cultural and economic centers in China, such as Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai.
  • Wuhan as a medium-sized city that is more manageable for international visitors.

For more information and application, please contact:
Kongli Liu, Assistant Director for Academic Programs
Email: kliu1@bryant.edu
Phone: 401-232-6566