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Long-term Chinese Language and Culture Program (1 Semester)

Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: Any education background is acceptable
Duration: 1 Semester
Hours/Week: 20 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep.2022
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2022
Tuition Fee:
CNY 9,000 per semester
Application Fee:
250 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

Each semester, the International College organizes language-teaching classes at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Students will be placed in classes that suit them best by taking a proficiency test. A class is usually composed of 15-20 students.
The spring semester usually starts from late February and the autumn semester from early or middle September. A semester usually consists of 18 weeks with 20 class hours of language courses per week.
Electives are offered for students to choose from one to three courses according to the students' interest and Chinese capacity.

Field trips are arranged once or twice each semester.

RMB 18,000/Year

RMB 9,000/Semester

Teaching Schedule
A. Major Language Courses:
Elementary Level (Grade 1-3): Intensive Reading, Practical Conversation, Listening Comprehension, Extensive Reading, etc.
Intermediate Level (Grade 4-5): Intensive Reading, Listening and Conversation, Practical Writing, Extensive Reading, etc.
Advanced Level (Grade 6-7): Intensive Reading, Advanced Comprehensive Chinese, Practical Writing, Extensive Reading, etc.
B. Elective Courses:
1. Taiji
2. Gong-fu
3. Chinese Calligraphy
4. Traditional Chinese Painting
5. Survey of China
6. Ancient Chinese Language
7. Study of Chinese Character
8. Traditional Chinese Operas
9. Chinese Culture
10. Chinese Literature
11. History of China
12. Chinese Economy
C. Lecture Series:
a) Art and Culture:
1. Chinese Customs
2. Chinese Tourism
3. Traditional Chinese Medicine
4. Chinese Folk Music
5. Appreciation of Cultural Relics
6. Chinese Calligraphy and Painting
7. Tea Culture and Chinese Cuisine Culture
8. Chinese Drama
b) Social Science:
1. Chinese Philosophy
2. Education in China
3. Chinese Aesthetics
4. Chinese Society
5. Chinese Politics and Laws
6. Traditional Chinese Religions
c) Economic and Business Management:
1. Survey of Chinese Economy
2. Marketing in China
3. Management of China-foreign Joint Ventures
4. Doing Business with China

5. International Trade


Program-related fields trips, including visits, tours, interviews, sightseeing, are to be organized once or twice each semester for long-term students.


Zhejiang University offers comprehensive insurance including accident injury medical treatment, hospitalization medical treatment, disability and loss of life for each student who studies more than one-half year at the university. Fee for the comprehensive insurance is included in the tuition.

Outstanding studying students have opportunities of getting Zhejiang University Chinese Language Scholarship and Confucius Institute Scholarship.

1. between the age of 18 and 65

2. in good physical and psychological condition.

1 Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.  Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.