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Summer Short-term Chinese Language Program (2017)


1. Curriculum and Activities

Courses: Mainly Chinese courses including Listening Comprehension, Conversation and Reading.

Courses load: 20 teaching hours per week, 4 teaching hours each morning (8:30-11:50), Monday through Friday. Also available are elective courses such as Chinese Economy and Culture, Chinese Calligraphy, Taijiquan (shadow boxing) and Chinese Wushu.

Activities:   Inner city tours are offered once a week (scenic spots, museums, acrobatics etc.)

Weekend tours are available at students’ own expense.


2. Schedule and Application Period

1) The summer program falls into three sessions between July 3 and August 25, 2017.

First session

Second session

Third session

Length of Program

Registration Date

Length of Program

Registration Date

Length of Program

Registration Date

4 weeksJuly 3 July 28

June 30

4 weeksJuly17August11

July 14

4weeksJuly 31August25

July 28


5 weeks(July 3 August 4  )

June 30

5 weeks (July17August18)

July 14



6 weeksJuly3August11

June 30

6weeks (July17-August 25)

July 14



7 weeksJuly3August18

June 30





8weeks (July3-August25)

June 30






Detailed dates are available in the acceptance letter.

Application periods: applying before 20th May, applicants will get complete documents for student visa application from us; after 20th May, 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 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) A printed copy of SISU Online Application Form

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

3) Photocopy of passport.

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

5. Tuition and Fees (in RMB)



Application Fee

3 weeks



4 weeks



5 weeks



6 weeks



7 weeks



8 weeks




Tuition and other fees are not refundable once paid.

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