Shanghai International Studies University
Chinese Language Program

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Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 1 Semester
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Feb. 2018
Applocation Deadline: Dec 31,2018
Tuition Fee: CNY 8400 per semester
Application Fee: 75 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • 2. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18.
  • 3. With reliable financial support and custody.
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Program Description

Length of School Study:
Half a year up to 2 years.
 Two semesters per year. Spring Semester opens in late February and Fall Semester opens in September. The exact opening date is available in Acceptance Letter.
Curricular outline
1. Basic Chinese Language Courses in the morning:

including Comprehensive Chinese (grammar, Chinese characters, conversation), Chinese Reading, Chinese Listening Comprehension and Chinese Conversation.
2. Free-charged Elective Courses in the afternoon:

Including Chinese Characters Writing, Taijiquan, Calligraphy, Chinese Elocution, Paper Cutting, HSK Tutoring, Modern Literature, Chinese Modern History, International Investment, Security Investment, Exchange History, Chinese-Foreign Cultural E-Business, etc.

Completion of Course

Certificate of Study and Academic Record will be issued to those who have completed the long-term Chinese Language Course with qualified academic standing.

Tuition and Fees (in CNY)

1) Tuition: CNY 16,800 /Year; CNY 8,400 /Semester.
2) Teaching Material Fee: CNY 500 /Year; CNY 250 /Semester.
3) Management Fee: CNY 680 /Year; CNY 340 /Semester.
4) Insurance: about CNY 600 /Year; about CNY 300 /Semester.
Tuition and any other fees are not refundable once they have been paid to SISU.

Application Deadline

December 31 for Spring Semester;

June 30 for Fall Semester.

1) The financial support and custody may be student's parents or relatives in Shanghai.
2) Tuition and any other fees are not refundable once they have been paid to SISU.
3) The Office of International Student Affairs of Shanghai International Studies University reserves the right to explain the items of this brochure.
4) The brochure is available in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean. In case of any inconsistency, the Chinese version shall prevail.


Entry Requirements

1.(Applicants must be) non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport
2.High school graduate or equivalent or above.
3.(Applicants should be between the) age of 18 to 50
4.Be in good health,
5.With reliable financial support and custody

Application Materials

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

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

3Certificate/Diploma of highest education
The certificate should be in English or Chinese, if not,it should be translated into English or Chinese and be notarized

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