Educational Travel, Tours and Learning Vacations in China
Discover China with Academic Explorers
Embark on an exploration of China through the intensive study of martial arts and Mandarin Chinese. Guided by experienced instructors, participants will quickly grasp the core foundations of the Mandarin language and learn to apply their skills outside of the classroom in the vibrant metropolis of Beijing, China. Classes are taught exclusively in Mandarin using immersion methodology and inspire a lifelong interest in the world's oldest continuous civilization.
Through Academic Explorers, participants gain exclusive access to personalized martial arts instruction led by renowned masters and past national champions. In keeping with centuries-old training methods, students learn the cultural traditions that are essential to martial arts: Chinese philosophy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Classes are combined with seminars and cultural excursions in and around Beijing.
No previous knowledge of the Chinese language or martial arts is necessary to participate in our programs. Highlights include
- Intensive daily classes in Mandarin Chinese
- Exclusive access to world-class martial arts instruction
- Accommodation in one of Beijing's most historic neighborhoods
- Visits to must-see destinations such as the Great Wall and the Forbidden City
- A guided excursion to the legendary Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of martial arts (Semester students only)
Get in2 China Group
Intensive Chinese Language and Culture Program in Beijing and Shanghai, China
The program involves 20 hours per week of Chinese language in small groups of 3 to 5 persons. Designed for people who want to get "deeper" into language and culture, or have some future plans about China. Our first Chinese language school was established in Beijing in 2003. Over the last few years, we have had the pleasure of hosting more than two thousand students from over 40 different countries coming to learn Chinese in China. This has been made possible by our dedication to providing the highest quality language programs for students wishing to study in China.