Chinese Language Study Admission
1. Long-term Non-degree Chinese Language and Culture Program
Each semester, the International College organizes language-teaching classes at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Students are to be placed in classes that suit them best by taking a proficiency test. A class is usually composed of 15-20 students. The spring semester usually starts from late February and the autumn semester from early or middle September. A semester usually consists of 18 weeks with 20 class hours of language courses per week. Electives are offered for students to choose from one to three courses according to the students¡¯ interest and Chinese capacity. Field trips are arranged once or twice each semester.
Applicants must be between the age of 18 and 65, in good physical and psychological condition,have graduated from high school.
Applications for long-term studies are accepted from March 20th to June 15th for autumn semester and from September 20th to January 10th for spring semester.
Documents Necessary for Application
1. Application Form for Admission to Zhejiang University£¨Download£©
2. A photocopy of passport and a recent photo (white background, 35mmx45mm in size)
3. Remittance receipt of the application fee (RMB400 or US$60) (Bank account)
After receiving and examining the application materials, Zhejiang University will send the Admission Notice, JW202 form and other relevant documents to the applicants of spring semester before January 10th and the applicants of autumn semester before July 10th.
A. Major Language Courses:
Elementary Level (Grade 1-3): Intensive Reading, Practical Conversation, Listening Comprehension, Extensive Reading, etc.
Intermediate Level (Grade 4-5): Intensive Reading, Listening and Conversation, Practical Writing, Extensive Reading, etc.
Advanced Level (Grade 6-7): Intensive Reading, Advanced Comprehensive Chinese, Practical Writing, Extensive Reading, etc.
B. Elective Courses:
1. Taiji 2. Gong-fu 3. Chinese Calligraphy 4. Traditional Chinese Painting 5. Survey of China 6. Ancient Chinese Language 7. Study of Chinese Character 8. Traditional Chinese Operas 9. Chinese Culture 10. Chinese Literature 11. History of China 12. Chinese Economy
C. Lecture Series:
a) Art and Culture: 1. Chinese Customs 2. Chinese Tourism 3. Traditional Chinese Medicine 4. Chinese Folk Music 5. Appreciation of Cultural Relics 6. Chinese Calligraphy and Painting 7. Tea Culture and Chinese Cuisine Culture 8. Chinese Drama
b) Social Science: 1. Chinese Philosophy 2. Education in China 3. Chinese Aesthetics 4. Chinese Society 5. Chinese Politics and Laws 6. Traditional Chinese Religions
C) Economic and Business Management: 1. Survey of Chinese Economy 2. Marketing in China 3. Management of China-foreign Joint Ventures 4. Doing Business with China 5. International Trade
Note£ºThe actual offering of elective courses and lecture series is subject to changes, varying from semester to semester.
Program-related fields trips, including visits, tours, interviews, sightseeing, are to be organized once or twice each semester for long-term students.
Zhejiang University offers comprehensive insurance including accident injury medical treatment, hospitalization medical treatment, disability and loss of life for each student who studies more than one-half year at the university. Fee for the comprehensive insurance is included in the tuition.
Outstanding studying students have opportunities of getting Zhejiang University Chinese Language Scholarship.
2. Short-Term Chinese Language and Culture Programs
A. Short-term Summer Program
Zhejiang University provides 4-week long intensive Chinese program every summer vacation, which usually lasts from early July to early August with 4 class hours every day from Monday to Friday. The program accepts individual application and application must be submitted one month before the beginning of the program.
B. Short-term Program for Group Students
In addition to the regular short-term summer program, the college also runs short-term programs for groups of international students (15 people or above) all year round. Courses can be specially designed upon request, with language courses in combination with lectures, field trips, industry visits and so on.
C. Individual short-term students can apply to study with long-term students if he/she has studied Chinese Language for at least 200 hours.
Tuition and Other Fees
A. Application Fee: RMB400
B. Learning Materials: actual price
C. Study Tuition: Long-term: RMB18,000/Year, RMB9,000/Semester Short-term (regular): RMB800/Week
Beneficiary: Zhejiang University
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