Our Global Reach: Asia

Study Abroad

In Asia, the Office of International and Intercultural Student Programs has approved Study Abroad programs in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam.

Visiting International Students Program (VISP)

Barnard participates in a Visiting International Students Program (VISP) Partnership with China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing Foreign Studies University and Bejing Normal University in China and Ewha Woman's University, and Yonsei University, Underwood International College in South Korea.

Global Symposia

In March 2009, Barnard hosted an influential group of extraordinary women leaders for the inaugural Global Symposium in Bejing entitled Women Changing China.

Faculty Research

Selected Barnard faculty research is being conducted on material from China and India.

Short Term Student/Faculty Trips

Recently, Barnard faculty members have taken students on short term research trips to Malaysia and South Korea.

Student Research

As a result of an international fellowship or scholarship, students have researched in Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.


Additionally, our global Alumnae Network includes graduates in Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.