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Chinese Language Program (2017)

1. Length of Program

1The long-term program lasts from one semester through three years.  There are two semesters every year.  Each semester lasts for about 4 months. Spring semester opens in late February and fall semester opens in Mid-September. There are 20 academic hours every week (each academic hour lasts for 45 minutes).

2) Short-term students may be enrolled in the Long-term program: Length of program is 1-3 months.

Detailed dates are available in the acceptance letter.

2. Training Courses

1) Basic Chinese Language Courses (in the morning) include Comprehensive Chinese (grammar, conversation, Chinese characters), Chinese Listening Comprehension, Chinese Reading and Chinese Conversation of various levels.

2) Free-charged Elective Courses (in the afternoon) include

- Courses, not required Chinese basis, such as Chinese Characters Writing, Calligraphy, Taijiquan, Paper Cutting, Chinese Elocution, Chinese Language Partners;

- Courses, required Chinese basis, such as HSK Tutoring, Chinese Modern History, Modern Literature, Security Investment, International Investment, Chinese-Foreign Cultural Exchange History, E-Business;

- English-taught courses on Chinese studies: Corporate Finance, Social Problems in Contemporary China, International Economic Law, Principles of Accounting, Multinational Corporation Management, Inter-Cultural Communication Theory and Practice, Trade Related Business Communication, Doing Business in China, Backgrounds of Chinese Civilization, Introduction to Chinese Legal System, Chinese Environment Law, Chinese Economy, Chinese Labor Law, Chinese History and Culture, Introduction of Chinese Philosophy, Investment in China, China and Africa, China and International Organizations, Chinese IP Law. 10 courses are available each semester. Students can select 2 courses in one semester. A certificate of China Studies will be awarded to the student who selects and passes exams of at least 3 courses.

3. Application Deadline

December 31 for spring semester and June 30 for fall semester

4. Application Qualifications

Applications are open to foreign citizens with reliable financial support and stability who are senior-high-school graduates with an age between 18 and 50 (over 16 and under 60 for short-term study) and in good health.

5. Application Materials

1) A printed copy of SISU Online Application Form

2) Photocopy of diploma.

3) Photocopy of passport.

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

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

6. Tuition and Fees (in RMB)

Length of Program


Application Fee


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Tuition and other fees are not refundable once paid.

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