Three-Day Course Program

Introduction to the Program

The Three-Day Course Program at ECNU is a one semester 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

Three-day Course Program is mainly suitable for students who do not have enough time to learn Chinese because of being busy with their work or family and students in this program may learn Chinese in a happy way during their free time. (This program is perfectly tailor-made for students who do not have enough free time. Through a comparatively compact curriculum, this program can provide students some useful, efficient and timesaving courses for learning Chinese.)

Course Features

1.      Microteaching: less than 10 students in one class;
2.      More Communication: Mixture of international student, more chances to communicate;
3.      Reasonable Class Hour: 45 minutes per class and 4 classes per day;
4.      Appropriate Level: Placement test can recommend the most appropriate level to student;
5.      Valuable Experience: Certificate and transcript upon completion;
6.      More Choices: Different and specific levels for elementary, intermediate and
advanced students;

Selective Course

More than 10 selective courses are provided in the afternoon;
Professional teachers;
Varied courses include Chinese language and culture learning, such as:
HSK preparation course, Chinese GONGFU, Business Chinese, Erhu (Chinese instrument), Chinese calligraphy and painting, Paper-cutting, Chinese Songs, etc.

Cultural Activities and Field Trip

Field trips to historical sightseeing are arranged every semester;
Sightseeing activities in Shanghai and cultural activities are organized from time to time

Start Date of the Program

September or February

Entry Requirements

16 – 60 years old, without health problems, with valid foreign passport

Application Deadline

Spring Semester: February to April

Fall Semester: September to November

Tuition Fees

RMB 5700 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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