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Long-term Trainings

Long-term Trainings

Chinese Language Program

Program Introduction

This program is specifically designed by Nanjing University for international students who are interested in learning Chinese and improving their proficiency in the language. It is taught by experienced Chinese language teachers, and it provides intensive training in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and HSK exam guidance. The program curriculum is divided into various levels based on the Chinese language proficiency of the students, including language courses for beginner, elementary, and intermediate level students, as well as a“Chinese+”curriculum for building comprehensive skills for international students with advanced Chinese proficiency. Teaching is carried out in small-sized classes and tailored in an individualized way. Students study on Gulou Campus of Nanjing University.

Study Duration

6 months to 2 years, 20 class hours per week.

Chinese Language Courses

Comprehensive Chinese (beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels), Chinese Listening and Speaking (beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels), Chinese Writing (intermediate and advanced levels), Newspaper Reading (intermediate and advanced levels)

Cultural Courses

Intermediate Business Chinese, Advanced Business Chinese, Application of Chinese Computer Software, Learning Chinese by Watching Movies, Chinese Characters and Chinese Culture, Discussions on Social Hotspots, Selected Chinese Ancient Poetry, Concise Chinese History, Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature, etc.

Culture Experience Courses

Tai Chi, Tea Art, Paper Cuttings, etc.

Chinese+ Curriculum

Chinese History Module, Chinese Contemporary Economy and Trade Module

Language Requirement: Test result of the Chinese Proficiency Test should be“Advanced Level”

Chinese Proficiency Test: https://chinesetest.nju.edu.cn/nj

Cultural Activities

Visit historical and cultural attractions in and around Nanjing.

Language Practice

Communications with Chinese students, Chinese recitation and speech contests, Teaching visits and internships, etc.

Application Window

Spring Semester: From October. 10th to December 25th, until the quota is full;

Autumn Semester: From March. 10th to June 25th, until the quota is full.

Application Qualifications

Applicant should be at least 18 years old, in good health, and hold a valid foreign passport.

Expenses (unit: RMB)

Tuition: 10,500 RMB/semester, 21,000 RMB/academic year

Application: 500 RMB/person (non-refundable)

Insurance: 400 RMB/semester

Teaching Materials: paid at actual price.

Accommodation Information

Students can apply for following accommodations:

Gulou Xiyuan Dormitory

Address: Xiyuan International Student Apartment, No. 20, Jinyin Street, Shanghai Road, Gulou District, Nanjing City

Gulou Pingcang Lane Dormitory

Address: Building 2/3, No. 1 Pingcang Lane, Gulou District, Nanjing City

Xianlin 21 Dormitory

Address: 21 international student apartments in Xianlin Campus, Nanjing University, Qixia District

Note: Accommodation application is on a first-come first-served basis.

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How to Apply

Online application. No paper materials need to be submitted. Application website: Click to enter.

Admission Steps

1. After submitting the application, applicant will receive the preliminary review results within five working days; Applicant who has passed the preliminary review should pay the application fee online as required. Nanjing University will promptly inform the applicant of the final admission result through email or on-site letter. Within one month after confirmation of admission, Nanjing University will send the electronic version of“Nanjing University Foreign Student Admission Notice” and the electronic version of the “Foreign Student Visa Application Form” (JW202 Form/DQ Form) to the applicant. Applicant can download the JW202 Form/DQ Form on their own. If not admitted, applicant will be notified by email before the application process ends.

2. The admitted student should present the Admission Notice and JW202 Form/DQ Form to the Chinese embassy (consulate) to apply for the student visa (X1 or X2) to study in China.

3. The admitted student should bring the original copy of the “Nanjing University Foreign Student Admission Notice”, JW202 Form/DQ Form, and “Foreigner Physical Examination Form” (the validity period of this form lasts only 6 months and it is a necessary document for a residence permit application after coming to China. Please arrange the physical examination time properly. Please refer to the “Entry Personnel Physical Examination Instructions” for the requirements of the physical examination after entering China) to register at the Institute for International Students Nanjing University at the specified time.

Starting Time

The program starts in February and September each year, and the specific time is subject to the admission notice.

Contact Information

Admission Office of the Institute for International Students Nanjing University

Address: Room 514, Zeng Xianzi Building, 18 Jinyin Street, Nanjing, China

Post Code: 210093

Tel: +86-25-83593586

Fax: +86-25-83316747

Email: yerunyu@nju.edu.cn

Website: http://hwxy.nju.edu.cn/