The University of Minnesota welcomes more than 500 visiting scholars from Greater China each year. The China Center plays an important role in welcoming and supporting these scholars. 

Networking Events

The China Center hosts networking events each semester for all scholars from Greater China. The events include a lecture or discussion on a topic of interest to scholars, plus time to network with China Center staff and other scholars. Visit the China Center's Events calendar for upcoming Networking Events.

Visa and Immigration Support

The University's International Student and Scholar Services provide support and advice related to visas and immigration issues for J-1 scholars. 

Returning to China

The University of Minnesota's China Office in Beijing organizes events, coordinates social media, and maintains relationships with alumni and friends living in China. They also coordinate with the University of Minnesota Alumni Association chapters in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.