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2014 Ancient Capital Cultural Study Tour

Posted by on March 19th, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Language, Sponsored (Partial), UNSW Winter Break

The UNSW the Confucius Institute are delighted to provide students with this special opportunity to experience the heart and soul of ancient Chinese culture and history in partnership with one of China’s leading universities. Students will need at least a Basic Level of Mandarin to fully benefit from the cultural program and language classes held at XJTU.

The Xi’an Study Tour is an intensive 14-day program in July 2014. It provides an interactive opportunity to learn Chinese and experience some of China’s oldest and most revered culture. Students will have the opportunity to visit the Qin Emperor’s spectacular terra-cotta warriors and one of the holiest Buddhist sites at the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda.

The Offer

Tuition fees, accommodation, local transportation, meals and excursions are fully covered by the Confucius Institute. Students are required to pay for return international airfares, visa application fees and other on the ground expenses.


The study tours are open to all UNSW undergraduate students in all faculties that have an interest in Chinese language and culture.

Applicants from all disciplines and career stages are encouraged to apply. The ideal applicants might currently or previously enrol in Chinese learning programs inside or outside university.

The application process is extremely competitive and students are required to attend a panel interview and demonstrate a firm interest in Chinese language and culture, an open and mature mindset to international travel and developing countries and some Chinese language proficiency.

More information

Details on the program and how to apply are available at

Deadline to apply: March 31st 2014

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