Students who complete the programme will receive degree/ diplomas from both Yunnan Minzu University and Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana in Bengaluru, Lu was quoted as saying by state-run Xinhua news agency.
Post-graduate courses will include asana (poses), pranayama (breathing), yoga therapy and physiology as well as Hindi and Sanskrit to eliminate language barriers. To help students prepare to study in India, the college will also offer courses on Indian culture.
ICYC was jointly set up by Yunnan Minzu University and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in 2015.
Yoga has become immensely popular in China with millions taking to it all over the country.
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