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Semester Chinese Language Program
- General Information

    1. Program Introduction

    Editor Notes: The Chinese language program in USTB has a long history, containing various classes suiting students with different Chinese levels.

    • Studying at the Chinese language center of USTB, students can learn Chinese language as well as Chinese traditional customs and culture.
    • Students will all choose the peograms that suit them, since USTB provides a variety of subjects and courses with different levels.
    • Students in USTB are able to attain the high level of Chinese proficiency required for research and academic activities in the future.

    2. Program Duration and Class Time

    Editor Notes: The exact arrangement shall be upon the actual situation by USTB.

    • Duration: The program will last from 1 semester to 3 years.
    • Class Time: 8:00-11:35 a.m. (20-24 class hours per week, holidays excluded).
    • There are two semesters for the program: spring semester(Feb - Jun) and autumn semester(Sep - Jan).
    • Application period: Fall semester : Applications for the limited vacancies will be accepted on a “rolling” ( first-come , first-serve ) basis starting on 1st April .

    3. Courses

    Editor Notes: The Chinese language program offers about 4 main courses and 9 optional courses.

    3.1 Main courses

    Listening Oral Chinese
    Comprehensive Chinese Chinese Culture

    3.2 Elective courses

    Chinese history Business Chinese Mandarin Pronunciation
    Chinese Film Chinese Calligraphy Chinese Fashion Terms
    Chinese Songs Chinese Painting Taiji etc.

    4. Entry Exam

    A placement test will be held in the first class, then students will get a certificate and transcript after the course is completed.

    5. Monthly Tours

    Every month, cultural tours will be organized to famous places such as the Great Wall, Lao She Teahouse, Capital Museum, etc..

    6. Regulation

    Only those attending classes regularly and passing exams can obtain their final grades and program certificate from the university.

    7. Reward

    For students who will study more than one semester, the university will offer them a free HSK Test and an opportunity to win a scholarship of 5000 yuan.

    8. Introduction to USTB

    Editor Notes: USTB is honoured as "the cradle of iron and steel engineers”.

    • University of Science and Technology Beijing was one of the first universities to be entitled to establish state-approved graduate schools and was chosen to be a member of China's "211 Project";
    • The University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was founded in 1952 with the combination of the best departments in related fields of five eminent universities.
    • USTB has become one of the most influential key national universities sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Its main focus is on engineering

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    9. Faculty

    Edoitor Notes: USTB has a strong group of faculties.

    Among its teaching staff of 1634, there are 402 professors, 550 associate professors, including:

    • 3 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering;
    • 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences;
    • 1 Chief Expert of National Project 973,;
    • 1 member of the One-Thousand-Talent scheme plan at national level;
    • 13 members of the Yangtze Scholar Prize Plan;
    • 14 Winners of National Outstanding Young Scientist Foundation awards;
    • 2 National Distinguished Teachers;
    • 3 Innovation Teams of the Ministry of Education;
    • 331 Ph.D. supervisors.

    10. Colourful campus life

    Edoitor Notes: USTB organizes a variety of social and sports as well as cultural activities for international students to develop students' abilities.

    • USTB pays full attention to the development of students in all aspects and offers various extra-curricular activities in science, sports, culture and the arts.
    • The science team of USTB won the championship in the second and fourth “CCTV National Student Robot Design Competition”.
    • Sports teams of USTB have won many gold medals in competitions at all levels.


    Tuition Fee
    Non-degree RMB 16,640 in total (About $ 3,055)
    Accommodation Fee
    Old Building of International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 50
    No. 4 of International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 50
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 600
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  16,640
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport;
  • Above the age of 18 and under the age of 60;
  • Have attained a senior high school diploma.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

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

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. The final proof of academic qualification or a certificate of study

Must be original documents or certified copies either in Chinese or English.

5. A copy of your language test result

  • 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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