Chinese Studies at UC San Diego is an interdisciplinary program that fosters an understanding of China through intensive Mandarin Chinese language study and courses focusing on Chinese history, culture, art, and politics.
Chinese Language Placement
Specific levels of Mandarin classes are only offered once per year, so plan ahead and get started as soon as possible!
Undergraduates have the opportunity to pursue a major or minor in Chinese Studies. Students are also encouraged to study abroad!
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Lunar New Year 2022
UC San Diego students demonstrate their creative, artistic, and musical talents as they showcase Lunar New Year-themed work as part this year's Lunar New Year virtual celebration.
The Chinese Studies program is part of the Institute of Arts and Humanities. We embrace philanthropic partners equally committed to expanding the intersections and understanding among cultures.