Chinese Language Program
Ningbo University
Basic Information
Degree: Non-degree
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 16,000 In Total
Application Deadline:
The deadline means the date of Beijing time. You are suggested to submit your application 3 or 5 days before the actual deadline so that you can have time for necessary changes on documents.
Feb 15 , 2025
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 103 (Check Policy)
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Special Requirements
Program Highlights
  • Ningbo University is one of the places that officially holds the HSK Exam.
  • The university has kept close relationship and has cooperationed with nearly 80 well-known institutions of higher education in more than 30 countries.
  • Northern Lights Confucius Institute has been founded by the University in Reykjavik University (Iceland).
  • Many cultural and sports activities have been organized for international students.
Program Description

1. Training Goal

Editor Notes: This progam is designed to cultivate students with proficiently using Chinese language.

Focusing on cultivating high, general and complex levels of Chinese so as to meet the requirements of different countries in the world.

2. Program Introduction

Editor Notes: This program is opened to teach the basics of the Chinese language and help students pass the HSK.

  • This program is designed to meet the global popularity of "Chinese-learning fever".
  • It provides different levels of Chinese language courses to students.
  • There are in total three class levels, each of which has 20 periods per week.
  • There are six levels (A—F) of courses with qualified class arrangements designed for all sorts of learners.

3. Program Structure

Editor Notes: This progam includes 8 main courses and some optional courses.

3.1 Main courses

Basic Chinese Chinese Reading Comprehension Chinese Listening Comprehension
Basic Chinese Grammar Chinese Conversation Selected Readings in Newspapers and Periodicals
Chinese Handwriting Practice Basic Chinese Writing  

3.2 Optional Courses

Chinese culture Chinese Eocnomics
History Geography Economic Reform
Chinese Calligraphy Literature Economic Policy
Arts Religion Investment Environment
Traditional Chinese Medicine Chinese Martial Arts  
Chinese Cuisine    

3.3 Extracurricular Activities

There are field trips, excursions, seminars, and some social activities with Chinese students.​

4. Study and Assessment

Editor Notes: This program will be introduced in these three aspects, which are placement & assessment, rules of attendence, graduation.

​4.1 Placement & Assessment

  • Paying much attention to the prescribed study and assessment.
  • Students will be divided into different classes according to their scores in the placement test.
  • If the teachers and the ISO approve, students can be placed into a more suitable class upon your application.
  • Students who fail the final exam for a particular course or miss it can be given a supplemental exam. 
  • Students who pass the supplemental exam, in the first situation, the score will be just "Pass", while in the next situation, the score for this course will be the real score he/her gets in the exam.
  • Students' performance in both the final exam and the classes will determine their final scores.
  • If the student fails in two exams, they can not carry on to the next-stage study.

4.2 Rules of attendance

  • Students should be approved by the teacher of the lesson, and then submitted to the International Students Office for file in the period of leave which is no more than one day. 
  • And students should be approved by the International Students Office, and the students concerned should go through the relevant formalities in the period which exceeds one day.
  • Students' absence from a particular course which includes all kinds of absence with or without leave should not exceed one third of the total periods of this course. 

4.3 Graduation

  • The students can get a certificate of this program if he/she has successfully accomplished all the prescribed courses.
  • The student will get a proof of study according to the situation if he quits the study.

5. School Introduction

Editor Notes: NBU is laying greater emphasis on improving its quality, raising its level, and heightening its status.

Ningbo University is located in the historical and cultural city of Ningbo of Zhejiang Province, bordering on the East China Sea. Ningbo has long been acclaimed as a thriving commercial port and a shining pearl near the East Sea, and it has gradually grown to be a major city in the Southern part of the Yangtze Delta and a key trading port in the East ChinaLearn More>>

6. International College

Editor Notes: International College boasts advanced academic facilities and enjoys an international atmosphere.

  • The College introduces advanced international education resources and exports China's higher education to foster international students and globalized professionals. 
  • The college has participated in several joint programs at various levels. 
  • The total faculty have overseas educational background and 10 to 15 foreign teachers are employed each year. 
  • The college hosts some regular academic and student activities of internationalization and professionalism.

7. Campus Life

Editor Notes: The School provides international students the opportunities to join different clubs such as Chinese Kongfu, Calligraphy, Painting, Traditional Instruments.



Traditional Culture Club

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must be between the age of 18 and 50, in good physical and mental conditions, and have graduated from high school.


Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 16,000 in total (About $ 3,266)
Accommodation Fee
Yangguang International Students Apartment
Double Room RMB 900  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 1,200  (More Details)
Wong Chingmao International Student Dormitory (Yong Jiang Dormitory)
Double Room RMB 4,000  (More Details)
International Student Dormitory on Meishan Campus
Double Room RMB 3,500  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 500
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 1,600 to RMB 2,050

Application Materials

"*" means necessary documents that you must provide in your application.

*1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. The Certificate of Guardianship(If under 18)

*3. Certificate/diploma of highest education

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.
Fresh graduates can provide a proof of pre-graduation.

*4. Academic transcript of highest education

Academic transcript in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

*5. 2-inch ID photo

*6. A photocopy of passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

7. Supporting Documents: Certificate of Good Conduct

Provided by your current/previous school/company in Chinese/English to improve your success rate.

You can download a template or sample from here.

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