Xiamen University
Long-term Chinese Program (Spring Semester)

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Teaching Medium: Chinese
Degree Awarded: Non-Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 1 Semester
Hours/Week: 0 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Feb. 2021
Applocation Deadline: Dec 31,2021
Tuition Fee: CNY 8000 per semester
Application Fee: 150 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

Over 1 semester, about 20 class hours per week, 18 weeks per semester

Spring Semester: 
From February 14 to July 8, 2011 

Registration dates:

Feb. 14 & 15, 2011

Please do not enter China before February since new students are allowed to register or change their visa in advance only after Feb 14.

Opening ceremony:
Feb. 2012

Placement test:

Feb.  2012

Class hours: (Monday to Friday):

·         8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

·         13:00 a.m. - 14:30 p.m.

·         14:40 p.m. - 16:10 p.m.

Major Courses:

Elementary Chinese, Intermediate Chinese, Advanced Chinese, Oral Chinese, Chinese Listening, News Listening, Chinese Reading and Chinese Writing.

Elective Courses:

HSK lectures (elementary and intermediate), Chinese Customs, Elementary Oral Chinese for Economy & Trade, Modern Chinese Phonetics, General Introduction to Chinese Character, Computer Application in Chinese Language, Newspaper Reading, Modern Chinese Grammar, Modern Chinese Rhetorics, Chinese language and social culture, Peoples and Customs in China, Translation, Poems of Tang Dynasty, Chinese Movies, Chinese Music, Chinese Calligraphy, I-go Game, Minnan Dialect, Chinese Kungfu, Chinese Dances, etc.

Credit hours:

Students can choose their own courses according to their Chinese levels and suggestions of OEC office. The maximum credit hour is 24 per semester.

Extracurricular Activities:

Visit to Xiamen University and historic cultural spots (self-paid), all kinds of gala evenings organized by the OEC every semester, Chinese language competitions, field and track sports competitions, football matches, Marathon and so on(Self-paid)..

Certificates Awarded:

Certificate of Completion issued by Overseas Education College of Xiamen University

Tuition Fees:



Other costs:

·         Accommodation: about CNY900-1500/month/person.

·         Meals: about CNY 600for meals per month.

·         Health check in Xiamen Quarantine Bureau: about CNY400

·         Residence Permit in Xiamen (Visa): CNY400 (<1 year)

·         Textbook fee: based on the courses you take, about CNY300 per semester.

Entry Requirements

1.Age of 18 and above
2.(Applicants must) Be in good health
3.High school graduate or equivalent or above.

Application Materials

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.

3.Graducation Certificate of High school
Graduation Certificate should be in English or Chinese, if not,it should be translated into English or Chinese and be notarized

4.Academic transcript of high school
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