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Winter Short-term Chinese Language Program2017


1. Curriculum and Activities

Courses: Mainly Chinese courses including Listening Comprehension, Conversation and Reading. This program is provided at three levels: beginning, elementary and intermediate. (Each level will be available only if there are more than 10 students.)

Courses load: 4 teaching hours each morning (8:30-11:50), Monday through Friday. Also available are elective courses such as Chinese Calligraphy, Taijiquan (shadow boxing) and Chinese Paper Cutting. The minimum enrollment for each course is 20 students. These courses are taught in the afternoon.

Activities:   Inner city tours are offered once a week.

Weekend tours are available at students’ own expense.


2. Schedule and Application Period

1) Winter 2017 Program has one session, running from 1 week to 3 weeks and starting on January 9, ending on January 26, 2017.  The registration date is January 6, 2017.

Detailed dates are available in the acceptance letter.

Application periods: applying before 31th December, applicants will get complete documents for student visa application from us; after 31th December, only the acceptance letter will be provided via email and a tourist visa should be applied on their own.

2) Group application is welcomed and the courses and schedules may be varied according to the group’s requirements. Please contact with the Office of International Student Affairs if you have any special requests.


3. Application Qualifications

Applications are open to foreign citizens with reliable financial support and stability who are over 16 and under 60 years old and in good health.


4. Application Materials

1) SISU Application Form (Short Term Programs), available at

2) 2passport photos (in size of 5cm * 4cm).

3) Photocopy of passport.

4) Application fee: 450 RMB (or 75 USD).

Application fee is non-refundable, payable in cash or remittance (T/T). Checks are not acceptable. A remittance with student’s name must be made payable to:

Beneficiary Name:

Shanghai International Studies University

A/C No.:

International:022744-1001274409026402334 Domestic:1001274409026402334


Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai Shangwai Sub-Branch

Swift Code:


Bank Address:

566 West Dalian Road, Shanghai, P. R. China

All the above-mentioned application materials including the voucher of remittance, which will not be returned, must be sent by registered or express mail to:

Office of International Student Affairs

Shanghai International Studies University

Room 202, Teaching Building 2

550 West Dalian Road, Shanghai 200083, P. R. China

    Please be advised not to enclose any cash in your mail.


5. Acceptance and Visas

1) SISU checks applicant’s application materials.

2) Once accepted, the applicant will receive an acceptance letter.

3) With the letter, the applicant can go to the nearest Chinese Embassy or Consulate for visa application(X2 only).


6. Registration

The applicant should bring the acceptance letter and passport to register with SISU at due time when tuition and other fees are payable.  Should the applicant be late, he/she will have to inform the Office of International Student Affairs in advance.  Or, his/her enrollment could be revoked.

7. Tuition and Fees (in RMB)



Application Fee

1 week



2 weeks



3 weeks



Tuition and other fees are not refundable once paid.


8. Contact Information

Office of International Student Affairs

Shanghai International Studies University

Room 202, Teaching Building 2

550 West Dalian Road, Shanghai 200083, P. R. China

Tel: 86-21-6536059986-21-3537296186-21-35372963

Fax: 86-21-65313756



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