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About the Hopkins-Nanjing Center

Welcome to the Hopkins-Nanjing Center

The Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies is jointly administered by Nanjing University and The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The Center offers two residential programs: a two-year M.A. degree in International Studies, and a one-year, graduate-level program in Chinese and American studies.

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Nanjing, China

Our Students Learn About China From First-Hand Experience

Nanjing is the capital of China's Jiangsu Province, and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. Nanjing served as the capital of China during several historical periods, including the Republican Era of the 20th century, and is listed as one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.

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Voices of the Center: Cristina Garafola

Cristina Garafola

Certificate '12 & SAIS D.C
MA '13
"I considered many graduate programs within the United States and elsewhere, but I chose the HNC and SAIS D.C. because they offer the best of both worlds. The HNC is a unique environment to study development, Chinese politics and society at the graduate level. SAIS D.C. I can build on my China studies and learn about other regions as well as international economics.

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Academic Calendar
Fall 2012

September 8-9

September 10-14

September 17
Classes begin

September 30
Mid-Autumn Festival holiday

October 1-7
Chinese National Day holiday

October 12
Drop-change period ends

November 17-25
Fall Break

December 25
Christmas Day holiday

January 1 / 2013
New Year's Day holiday

January 11
Last day of fall semester classes

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