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Vocation Chinese Program (session 2)

Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: Any education background is acceptable
Duration: 4 Weeks
Hours/Week: 15 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Aug 04, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2024
Tuition Fee:
CNY 3,500 In total
Application Fee:
150 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

Study Duration


Chinese Classes (Compulsory)

  • Time: 8:30-12:10, Mon.~Fri. (4 classes/morning, 1 class = 45 mints)
  • Course Aim: improve your oral Chinese, combined with grammar analysis and topic discussion
  • Levels Available: target from beginners to intermediate learners, providing several subdividing levels
  • Tuition: CNY3500/session/person (Session 1 students who will continue Session 2 are entitled to the exemption of CNY200)

Chinese Cultural Experience (optional, free to participate, theme lectures + relevant field trips)

  • Introduction to Shanghai and its Vicinity (Session 1 & 2): introduction of the beautiful sight spots in Shanghai and its vicinity area. The lecture and the field visit will bring you closer to the amazing lower Yangzi region.
  • Chinese Cuisine (Session 1): experience the real charm of the delicious Chinese food through the introduction of 8 major regional cuisines and make yourself a great taster!
  • Chinese Traditional Costume (Session 2): are the well-known Chi-pao and Tang suit the authentic Chinese traditional costumes? Find your own answer in our cultural lecture and field trip.

Chinese Cultural Workshops (optional, free to participant, quotas are limited)

  • Martial Arts: experience the great Chinese national heritage. Only accept 30 participants.
  • Chinese Calligraphy: discover the gem of Chinese traditional arts. Only accept 20 participants.

Teaching Activity – Shanghai in Your Eyes

  • How is Shanghai in your eyes? Go to explore this dynamic city with your buddies, and share YOUR Shanghai at the completion show.
  • Weekend Excursions (Optional, 2 days and CNY 800/person for each trip, available only over 10 students sign up and pay)
  • Hangzhou is always considered as a paradise on earth, just like an old Chinese saying ‘In heaven there is paradise; on earth there are Suzhou and Hangzhou’. You will fall in love with the legendary West Lake and the ancient monastery Lingyin Temple, etc.
  • Nanjing is the ancient capital of 6 Chinese dynasties, where you will find historic sites and stories here and there.


  1. Eligibility: Age between 16 and 60, healthy, hold the ordinary foreign passport and valid visa.
  2. Application Fee: CNY200/session/person (Session 1 students who will continue Session 2 are entitled to the full exemption)

Note: Applicant who is not at his/her home country must submit the photocopy of the current valid visa. All the application materials and the application fee are non-returnable. Please apply before the deadline.


After ICES receives all the application materials & the application fee, the review will be initiated and the Admission Notice and International Student Guide will be issued to the accepted student in 5 days by email (abroad) or by student’s self-collection.


Double-check the passport and visa, charge the full tuition, Chinese placement test, Opening Ceremony


  • International Student Apartments (ISAs): only Double Room D (CNY 50/day/person) & Double Room E (CNY 45/day/person) available. Accommodation fee must be paid in one lump sum at check-in. Please process check-in/check-out on the designated date.
  • Internet: 24-hour’s access to Internet is available in the ISAs dorm (charge).
  • Laundry: Professional laundry service and self-service laundry offered.
  • Food Card: CNY50/card, including CNY16 nonrefundable management fee and CNY34 that has been toped up in advance.
  • Telephone: Each dorm has a free Internal Line (calls to other ISAs rooms) and an External Line for making Shanghai local calls or international calls (201 Phone Card, IP Long Distance Phone Card is required).


Please apply the visa and buy the insurance before entering China. (L visa is acceptable for short-term study)

Note: Students who have an insurance should deliver an attachment or a photocopy; students who don't have an insurance should buy one at school, the fee is 300 RMB/ smester.

Age between 16 and 60, healthy, hold the ordinary foreign passport and valid visa.

  1. Passport photo
    A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant
  2. Photocopy of valid passport
    With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included
  3. Copy of visa
    Only for students who have already be in China