Peking University
Long-term 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. 2022
Applocation Deadline: Nov 22,2022
Tuition Fee: CNY 13600 In total
Application Fee: 300 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

General Curriculum
A. Class hours: Monday to Friday, four hours per day, twenty hours per week, with extracurricular activities on Saturday.
B. Mandarin course:
1. Mandatory courses: Intensive Reading, Spoken Chinese, Pronunciation, and Listening Comprehension & Video Course.
2. Elective courses: Students can electives from a variety of topics such as Chinese Folklore, Translation, Rhetoric, Writing, Newspaper Reading, Classical Chinese, ed Readings from Contemporary Chinese Literature, and others. All courses aim to improve the student’s the ability to use Mandarin in real-life circumstances.
C. Class arrangements according to Mandarin proficiency: Instruction is divided elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. Students are arranged according to the results of the Mandarin placement exam after registration at the beginning of the semester. Class size is approximately fifteen students per class.
D. Chinese Cultural Activities
1. Shadowboxing / Tai Chi (Taijiquan), Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, visits to traditional Beijing residential area (hutong), etc.
2. Weekend trips to Datong and Taiyuan in Shanxi Province, Chengde in Hebei Province, Mount Tai and Qufu in Shandong Province, Inner Mongolia Province, and other historical and cultural sites.
3. Trips to Luoyang, Xi’an, Shanghai and Hangzhou.

E. Documentation:  Students will receive a Peking University Student ID card upon registration, a program certificate and an official transcript upon completion of the program.

Costs & Fees
Tuition (textbooks, visits to historical sites, and excursions included)
Semester course                 13,600 RMB
Note: Students who would like to withdraw from the program should submit their request before the registration at the beginning of the semester. Upon approval, the tuition fee can be refunded according to the school regulation. 10% of the tuition fee will not be refunded to cover the administrative fees (RMB only). For requests to withdraw after registration, the tuition fee for the current semester will not be refunded.

Estimated living costs: approximately 1,200 RMB per month, medical care and personal activities excluded.

A. Student rooms in Shaoyuan Building No. 9 (on-campus): with color TV, telephone, Internet access, air conditioner and bathroom; two persons share one room.
B. King-size rooms in Shaoyuan Building (on-campus): with color TV, telephone, refrigerator, Internet access, bathroom, and air conditioner; two persons share one room.
C. Student rooms in Posts and Telecommunications Hotel: with air conditioner, color TV, telephone, bathroom, and room-cleaning service, about 5 minutes away from Peking University campus by foot.
D. Student rooms in Zhongguanyuan Global Village PKU: with color TV, telephone, Internet access, air conditioner and bathroom.
In addition, international students are allowed to live off campus; however, they are responsible for their accommodations and are required to register at the local police station.

Entry Requirements

 1. Non-Chinese citizens;

 2. Between the ages of 18 and 60 (18 and 60 included);

 3. Healthy;

 4. With educational background of or above high school graduation; 

 5.  Have over 800 Chinese words in your vocabulary or have studied Mandarin for over 80 class hours

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

4. Letter of recommendation
One letter of recommendation in English or Chinese

5. Sponsor letter from sponsor in Beijing
Qualification of sponsor:A permanent resident in Beijing with steady job Content of Sponsor letter: Include name, occupation, phone number, and mailing address Sample Sponsor letter is available on request

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