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Chinese Language Studies Program
- General Information

    The PKU Four-week Chinese Language Studies Program is organized and administered by the International Students Division, and taught in the School of Chinese as a Second Language. Upon completion of the program, those students who meet the assessment criteria will be issued with a certificate and transcript from Peking University. Students will be divided into 3 levels—elementary, intermediate, and advanced. There will be four hours of teaching each day, a total of twenty hours per week.

    Four weeks: February 20 th - March 17 th , 2017
    The specific dates for the programs will be confirmed in the admission letter.

    Application Period:
    Spring 2017 Program: Online applications will open on November 15 th , 2016
    Applications are on a ‘rolling’ (first come, first served) basis – until all places are filled.

    Program Details:

    • Class hours: Monday to Friday, four hours per day (twenty hours per week).
    • Mandarin course: All courses aim to improve students’ proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. The compulsory courses are Intensive Reading and Spoken Chinese. All courses are taught in Chinese.
    • Class arrangements: Classes will be divided into 3 levels—elementary, intermediate, and advanced. Students will be required to take the Mandarin proficiency test before registering for classes. There will be no more than fifteen students in each class.
    • Transcript and Certificate: Upon completion of the language course, those students who meet the assessment requirements will be issued with a certificate and a transcript.
    • Extracurricular Activities: To enhance the students’ experience of China, PKU will arrange several visits to well-known scenic spots in Beijing, student exchange activities, and lectures of Chinese culture (in English and Japanese).


    Tuition Fee
    Non-degree RMB 6,000 in total (About $ 1,105)
    Accommodation Fee
    NO 9 Building
    Single Room RMB 4,500 to RMB 5,500
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 400 to RMB 810
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  6,000
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Non-Chinese citizen;
  • Aged between 18 and 50 (inclusive);
  • In good health;
  • High school diploma or above;
  • No criminal record.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. At lease one written letter of recommendation by school or company

Should be original copies in Chinese or English.

3. Photocopy of valid passport

A photocopy of Passport Information page (With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included)

4. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

5. Highest education certificate or studying certificate

Should be notarized copies in English or Chinese.

6. Academic transcript of highest education

Should be notarized copies in Chinese or English.

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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