Short-term Chinese Language Program (intensive one semester program)
Beijing Language and Culture 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 21,000 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.
Jul 30 , 2022
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 123 (Non-Refundable)
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 (Non-Refundable)
Program Highlights
  • A clear focus on Chinese language
  • Carefully designed immersion activities and excursions
  • Students are placed into different class according to their Chinese proficiency
  • Productive and innovative teaching methods
  • Experience Chinese culture courses
  • Students can improve their Chinese proficiency in a short period
Program Description

1. Training Goal

Editor Notes: This program offer students an access to a better knowledge of Chinese history, culture and society.

  • To improve students' learn skills in Chinese.
  • Students' language skills and practical language use in cummunicative settings will be promoted.

2. Program Introduction

Editor Notes: Students will be placed into different classs according to their Chinese proficiency.

  • ​The scheme runs 30 hours per week, six hours a day from Monday to Friday. Students are grouped according to their Chinese level upon placement test result.
  • This scheme is mainly designed for the learners of beginning level and intermediate level. Training results are comparable to those achieved after one year of general intensive training. Learners' personality traits and varied needs will be taken into consideration by offering various optional courses.
  • The scheme is characteristic of both intensity and efficiency, with its focus on language skills and practical language use in communicative settings by providing plentiful practice in and out of the classroom.
  • Colorful activities are organized for practicing language skills in authentic situations. Students are provided with a long-distance trip for language researching and practising.

3. Curriculum Structure

Editor Notes: There are A to D, altogether 4 levels for students to choose.

Teaching grade A B C D
Courses Comprehensive Chinese ABC Primary Comprehensive Chinese Standard Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese
Oral Chinese ABC Primary Oral Chinese Standard Intermediate Oral Chinese Intermediate Oral Chinese
Listening ABC Primary Listening Standard Intermediate Listening Intermediate Listening
Language Practice Language Practice Language Practice Language Practice

4. School Introduction

Editor Notes: It is the only international university in China with its main task set at teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreign students.

Beijing Language and Culture University was founded in 1962, and was originally named the Higher Preparatory School for Foreign Students. In 1996, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the school became the Beijing Language and Culture University. It is the only international university in China, and is highly respected. Its main task is to teach the Chinese language and culture to foreign studentsLearn More>>

5. International Cooperation

Editor Notes: BLCU has built cooperative ties with universities and educational institutions in over 50 countries and regions in the world.

  • The School owns more than 100 well-known foreign scholars as its professors emeritus and visiting professors. 
  • The School pays much attention to cultivating talents through international co-operation. 
  • BLCU has won the title "Excellent Confucius Institute" and lots of faculty members there awarded as "Excellent Staff of the Year".
  • More than 1,000 Chinese language teachers work in oversea universities and educational institutions. 

6. Activities

Editor Notes: BLCU provides overseas colorful activities and travel opportunities.

The school actively encourages students to participate in "Chinese Bridge" and other language competitions, earning new honors year after year and training celebrity students well-known throughout China.

Taking Chinese learning and cultural experience together, the school lets students taste Chinese tea, calligraphy, painting, paper cutting, T'aichi and other wide-ranging cultural arts.

The school organizes study tours to various provinces and cities so that students can get out of the classroom and interact with Chinese society, understand the history, culture and local customs of each place, and personally experience the development of modern China.

BLCU provides overseas travel opportunities during summer and winter vacations. Students can do research work at famous universities in England, the US, Japan, Korea etc. Apart from regular educational activities, students can also participate in a wide variety of cultural activities, gaining a deep understanding of exotic customs.

The school cooperates with television stations, print media, international conferences, primary schools, etc to provide internship opportunities in education, IT, new media, program hosting, translation, editing, clerical work, tourism or anything related to the student's major.

The school has established a specialized online platform for disseminating job postings and  a job applicant guidance center to provide professional assistance towards foreign students interested in working in China.

Culture and Art


Teaching Practice


Entry Requirements

  • The applicant should be a senior high school graduate in the age bracket of 18-50.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 21,000 in total (About $ 4,286)
Accommodation Fee
Dormitory No.17
Double Room RMB 80  (More Details)
Dormitory No.4
Double Room RMB 75  (More Details)
Dormitory No.6
Single Room RMB 145  (More Details)
Dormitory No.7
Single Room RMB 145  (More Details)
Dormitory No.8
Single Room RMB 145  (More Details)
Conference center
Double Room RMB 358  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 150  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 600 to RMB 800
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 (Non-Refundable)
Living Expense RMB 1,500 to RMB 2,000

Application Materials

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

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

*2. Copy of Gurantor's Passport or ID

3. Applicants under the age of 18 (above the age of 16) also need to provide

1. Notarial Certificate(original copy), which includes Guardian’s Letter of Guarantee and Notarization letter
2. Photocopy of Guarantor's ID or Residence Permit (front side and back side), or Foreigner's Residence Permit
Notes: 1. Applicant’s parent need to find A.a Beijing Local, or B.a non-Beijing-local(working in Beijing with residence permit),or C. a foreigner( with a residence permit which covers the applicant’s study period),to be the applicant’s guarantor. First, Letter of Authorization can be acquired at Chinese embassy or consulate. Second, The Letter of Authorization should be notarized at a notary office in Beijing.)

You can download a template or sample from here.

*4. Photocopy of valid passport

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

5. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

*6. Certificate/diploma of highest education

No need to translate into English or Chinese.

7. Certificate of HSK

Certificate of HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test,only for Business Chinese)

8. 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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