Chinese Language and Culture Program Admission Autumn Semester 2019

    1. Long-term Non-degree Chinese Language and Culture Program

    Each semester, the International College organizes Chinese language classes at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Students are to be placed in classes that suit them best by taking a Chinese proficiency test. A class is usually composed of 15-25 students. The spring semester starts from late February to early July. The autumn semester starts from early September to late January. 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 interests and Chinese capacity. Field trips are arranged once or twice each semester. Upon completion of the language course, students who meet the assessment requirements will be issued with a certificate of completion from Zhejiang University.


    Applicants must be between the age of 18 and 65, in good physical and psychological conditions, and have graduated from high school.

    Application Duration

    Until June 15th2019 .

    Documents Necessary for Application:

    1. Fill in the online application form. (Link)

    2. A photocopy of passport.

    3. Remittance receipt of the application fee (RMB400). (Bank account)

    The applicants are supposed to print out the online application form, sign it and send it with other relevant documents to the postal address OR to the email: during the application period.  Incomplete materials will not be processed.

    The application materials and application fee will not be returned or refunded, whether the applicant is accepted or not.


    After receiving and examining the application materials, Zhejiang University will send the Admission Notice, JW202 form and other relevant documents to the applicants of autumn semester before July 31th, 2019.

    Teaching Schedule

    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

    NoteThe actual offering of elective courses and lecture series is subject to changes, varying from semester to semester.

    C. Fieldwork

    Program-related field 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. Relevant medical insurance items can be found at

    2.  Short-Term Chinese Language and Culture Programs

    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. Please pay attention to the notice on the website in mid- March.

    Tuition and Other Fees

    A. Application Fee:  RMB400

    B. Learning Materials: actual costs

    C. Study Tuition: RMB9, 000/Semester

    Short-term (regular): RMB800/Week

    Applicants need to pay the full amount of tuition during the registration time.


    Chinese Yuan / US Dollar Account

    Beneficiary: Zhejiang University

    Account No: 374065939298

    Name of the Bank: Bank of China, ZHEDA SUB-BRANCH, HANGZHOU

    Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ910

    Bank Address: No. 28, Qiushi Road, Hangzhou


    Tel:     +86-571-87953089


    Fax:     +86-571-87951755

    Mailing Address

    Room 3504, International College Building, Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China