Chinese Language Program
Beijing Normal 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.
Duration:
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 11,600 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.
Nov 30 , 2023
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 92 (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)
Program Highlights
  • Different classes are arranged for beginners and students of advanced levels.
  • Teaching delivered by qualified faculty
  • Discussion with Chinese students and teachers
  • In this short term program, students will have an intensive training of Chinese by Chinese teaching. 
  • This program have several courses, 20 class hours per week from Monday to Friday, so that students can have a enough time and effort to have a comprehension of knowledge.
Program Description

1. Introduction to Chinese Language Program

Editor Notes: The Chinese language program is featured by Different Levels of Classes & Small Class Teaching.

  • Different levels of teaching is our feature.
  • We have nine different levels of classes for students to choose, ranging from beginners' to advanced, Students will take 20 hours Chinese class each week.
  • Students are placed in appropriate class after a placement test upon registration.
  • Small-class teaching is our tradition: 15-20 students class gives every student more opportunity to speak.
  • We emphasize on students’ performance in the class and changing teacher-center class to students class thoroughly.

2. Study Duration and Study Mode

Editor Notes: There are two phases for students to apply this program. Students can arrange their own timetables for their study.

  • Duration of study is one semester or more.
  • Different classes are arranged for beginners and students of advanced levels.
  • Study in the College of Chinese Language and Culture.

3. Faculties and Curriculm

Editor Notes: This program holds strong and committed teachers and full range of curriculum.

  • Highly experienced and fully professional teachers make students improve their communicative ability by practicing in listening, speaking, reading and writing, and engage students in practical student-centered activity.
  • Full range of courses are provided for students, such as Chinese history, Chinese literature, Chinese geography and so on.
  • We also offer rich elective courses to students which can stimulate students’interests and make students have a better understanding of Chinese and Chinese culture, courses such as calligraphy, Kung-fu, Chinese ancient poetry and so on.

4. Study Atmosphere

Editor Notes: BNU welcome foreign students from all over the world to study Chinese.

BNU is the best place for international students to study Mandarin with a strong learning atmosphere. There are many international students come from different countries all over the world, and teachers as well as students here are also very friendly.

5. Entertainment & Extracurricular Activity

Editor Notes: Various activities will be organized for international students during the program.

We offer richly colorful extracurricular activities, such as Beijing Opera appreciation, Chinese language competition , culture tour and so on, which is an appropriate method for students to put their knowledge into practice.

6. School Introduction

Editor Notes: The University’s history is an epitome of the development of modern teacher training and Chinese higher education.

  • Beijing Normal University has a history of more than 100 years, which is almost as long as the history of Chinese modern education.
  • The University is a national base for Teaching Chinese as Second Language; it makes great efforts to expand programs for international students.
  • At present, the university has established cooperative ties with over 200 universities, international organizations and enterprises from more than 30 countries and regions.
  • Established in 2004, the Beijing Normal University- Hong Kong Baptist University United International College is the first united college jointly established by a Chinese mainland university and a Hong Kong SAR university.

Learn More about Beijing Normal University(BNU).

7. College of Chinese Language and Culture

Editor Notes: The College of Chinese Language and Culture has now become a national center for the research and instruction of Chinese as a foreign language.

  • The College has formed close academic relationships with a number of overseas universities such as Princeton University, Dartmouth College, University of California, Ohio State University, San Francisco State University, Iowa University, London University, Kanazawa University, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Meikai University, Kanagawa University, Seoul National University, Sung Kyun Kwan University, etc.
  • The College has established two collaborative Confucius Institutes with San Francisco State University (USA) and Manchester University (UK) respectively. In 2011, the Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University was named an Outstanding Confucius Institute.
  • The Dean of the College, Professor Xu Jialu, is a famous linguist, social activist and scholar of Chinese culture.
  • The faculty at the College consists of 58 permanent members, including 10 professors, 24 associate professors, 19 lecturers and 5 administrative staff members.
  • According to the evaluation conducted by the Degree Education Development Center of the Ministry of Education, this degree program has always been one of the top universities among all the 70 relevant universities in China.

Entry Requirements

  • Aged between 18 and 45.
  • High school certificate or higher academic degree.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 11,600 in total (About $ 2,368)
Accommodation Fee
Liyun Apartment: No.3 International Students Dormitory(B)
Single Room RMB 95 to RMB 140  (More Details)
Studio RMB 85 to RMB 140  (More Details)
Liyun Apartment: No.1 International Students Dormitory (A)
Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 50  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 55 to RMB 85  (More Details)
XinSong Apartment(C)
Double Room RMB 60 to RMB 130  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 120  (More Details)
LanHui Apartment(E)
Double Room RMB 60 to RMB 120  (More Details)
No.2 International Students Dorm (H)
Double Room RMB 60 to RMB 80  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 450 to RMB 600
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 1,500 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. Authenticated/notarized copy of academic transcript

Academic Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization. Both original and official English translated version are required.

*3. Authenticated/notarized copy of degree certificate or Certificate of Enrollment

Must bear the true stamps documents in languages other than Chinese or English will need to be translated and notarized as well
Certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization. Both original and official English translated version are required.

*4. Three passport-sized photos

One photo attached on the application form.

*5. Copy of passport

If you have Chinese Visa, a copy of the recent visa page is required.

6. Transfer Agreement

Only for those who are studying in China before applying for BNU.

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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