Chinese-English Bilingual Program

Introduction to the Program

The Chinese-English Bilingual Program at ECNU is a one semester (or more) program for international students.

About East China Normal University

Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, East China Normal University (ECNU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China and is sponsored by the national programs “Project 211” and “Project 985”. For more information visit the ECNU page here.

About the Program

Improve both Chinese and English levels at the same time.

Credit English language courses which can be counted in our undergraduate programs in the Department of Chinese as a Foreign Language.

In the form of small group instruction with less than 15 students in one class.

Some English classes instructed by native speakers in a total immersion and easy-going atmosphere.

High-tech teaching modle enables learning through a practical and interesting way.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

16 years old and above, with valid foreign passport

Application Deadline



Class hour: 32 class hours per week (1 class hour = 45 minutes)
Morning: Monday-Friday 8:30-11:45 Chinese 20 class hours
Afternoon: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 13:30-16:00 English 12 class hours

Elementary & Intermediate
Students can be placed into different levels of classes according to their bilingual background.

Core courses for elementary level:

Chinese-English Bilingual-Core courses for elementary level Program

Core courses for intermediate level:

Chinese-English Bilingual-Core courses for intermediate level

Class hour: Monday-Friday, 32 class hours per week (1 class hour = 45 minutes)
Timetable sample (subject to changes):

Chinese-English Bilingual-Timetable sample

Tuition Fees

RMB 15000 per semester


There are four international student dorms on Zhongshan Rd. Campus: International Exchange Service Center, No.1 International Student Residence Hall, No.2 International Student Residence Hall, and No.12 Student Residence Hall. For further information on the accommodation visit the accommodation page here.

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