Global Interactions - a Gap Year Program in China
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Global Interactions - a Gap Year Program in China


China: Beijing, Rural Areas, Shanghai and 2 other cities

Subjects & Courses

  • Chinese Language
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Independent Study
  • International Relations
  • Leadership
  • Sustainable Development

Gap Year Types

  • Language Immersion
  • Study Abroad
  • Volunteering


  • Aids
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Disability Issues
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Gender Issues
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Teaching
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Writing
  • Youth Development

Program Duration

7-12 Months

Year(s) Offered


Terms Available

Academic Year

Age Requirement

Age Requirement Varies

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

International airfare from Phoenix to Zhengzhou and return
Chinese Visa
World Academy for the Future of Women program expenses
All Chinese Language and Cultural Classes
Lodging and meals
Free WIFI and internet services
Medical clearance and coverage
Residential fee for staying in China
Student Trips

Language Skills Required

  • English
  • Chinese

Experience Required



Who should apply:
Women and men who have completed high school, ages 18-23, and have a strong desire to be engaged in issues that impact world conditions. Students eager to take action and initiate change. Students who are committed to address hunger, poverty, education, health, environment, and global relationships. Students committed to learning Chinese and immersing themselves in accelerating their ability to communicate. University credit is available for Chinese Language and Cultural courses.

Application Procedures

  • Written Application
  • Resume
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Other
  • Online Application
  • Letters of Reference
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Essay