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Short-term Chinese Language Program
- General Information

    Program introduction

    Candidate must have a doctoral degree or have the title of Associate Professor or higher. Research Scholars will be given access to the school’s resources and be allowed to collaborate with professors of the accepting college or department to conduct specific areas of research.

    When to apply

    Research scholars enjoy flexible application dates and durations of research. The applications can be submitted anytime in spring or fall semester (except of legal holidays), and duration of study may be 1 semester, 1 year or a few months.

    Application fee

    400RMB. paid in cash, by Yinlian bank card or through online payment. Any other currency or travel check would not be accepted. The application fee is not refundable.

    Note: Applications with incomplete materials or without the application fee will not be considered.


    Admission will be determined by your proposed colleges or departments according to your academic achievements. Normally it takes 4 to 8 weeks to get the Letter of Admission after the application submitted. Most successful candidates have established prior contacts with the professors in their particular fields; anyone wishing to come for a Research Scholars is strongly advised to find a supervisor in advance.

    Research Fee

    3,320 RMB/Month

    Medical insurance

    Peking University’s regulations require that all international students must be medically insured throughout their entire planned period of study. Students are required to purchase the Comprehensive Insurance Plan of Foreign Students on the day of registration. Students who do not have valid medical insurance will not be allowed to register.

    Accommodation information

    There are different types of housing facilities for international students at PKU. Self-funded Students are required to find their own living accommodation. Please note that students who live off campus must register to the local police station within 24 hours.


    Tuition Fee
    Non-degree RMB 3,320 in total (About $ 610)
    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:  3,320
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens under the age of55, have attained a doctoral degree or have the title of Associate Professor or higher. Please inform us any particular requirements in term of your health.

- 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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