Study abroad students in the mountains in China

Established in 2014, the Chinese Flagship Program prepares UMN students to be global professionals fluent in Chinese language and culture.

Now, the renewal of the Chinese Flagship Grant will take Chinese language and culture instruction and immersion even further. The University expects to receive as much as two million dollars toward the program over the course of four years. From intensive professional language courses to overseas study abroad programs and internships, the Chinese Flagship Program is creating global citizens.

Associate Professor Ning Ma directs the Chinese Flagship Program, which is administered by the Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES). She explains what makes the program so remarkable and what renewed funding means for students.

Read more on the Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies website.