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Scenes from the Chinese Language Flagship Program



Major plus Language
Chinese Flagship Scholars are the next generation of Global Professionals; all pursue a major in a field of their choice in addition to intensive study of the Chinese language and culture.

The URI Chinese Flagship program offers a beginner track for students with little or no prior knowledge of Chinese, and an intermediate/advanced track for students who studied Chinese in high school or learned the language at home.

Winter Immersion Programs
During Winter Break, Chinese Flagship Scholars and their instructors immerse themselves in a Chinese-only environment.

Summer Study
Summer study is an integral part of the Chinese Flagship program, with students spending 2-3 summers studying the language intensively in RI and in China.

Capstone Year In China
Flagship Scholars spend a full year in China; a semester of study at Nanjing University or Tianjin Normal University followed by a professional internship.


Attention High School Seniors

Admitted to URI:

Join the Chinese Flagship Program!

Applications now being accepted

for admission to the 2014 Cohort.

Live in the Chinese LLC in Hillside Hall

and work towards professional proficiency in Chinese!

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so Apply Today!

No prior knowledge of Chinese necessary!

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Student Profiles


Meet some of our Flagship Scholars!