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Long term Chinese Program

Introduction to the Program

The Long term Chinese Program at Nanjing University is a 0.5 – 2 year program for international students.

About the Program

This Chinese Language Training Program designed for overseas students is delivered by experienced teachers, focusing on Chinese Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing and HSK Preparation. Students will be placed into classes of 8 different levels of beginner, elementary, intermediate and advanced according to their Chinese proficiency, with small-size class.

Start Date of the Program

Course starts in February and September every year

Entry Requirements

Applicant should be over 18, with good health and valid foreign passport.

Application Deadline

Dec. 30 for spring semester and June 30 for autumn semester. Recruitment terminates when seats are full. Applicant with relevant Chinese foundation may join a class in the middle of the course.


Chinese Modules

Intensive Chinese, Chinese Listening, Chinese Speaking, Chinese Reading, Chinese Writing, Chinese Culture

Optional Modules

Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Painting, Tai Ji, Ancient Chinese History, Modern Chinese History, Chinese Philosophy, Contemporary Chinese Economy, Chinese Poetry, Ancient Chinese, Contemporary Chinese Foreign Policy, etc

Cultural Activities

Visits to historical scenes in and around Nanjing

Language Practices

Communication with Chinese students, Chinese recitation & speech contest, teaching observation and practice, etc.

Tuition Fees

RMB9500/half year; RMB19000/year;


There are two campuses in Nanjing University: Gulou Campus which is located in downtown Nanjing and Xianlin Campus which is located 20 kilometers away from Gulou campus. All non-degree language students and some degree students are assigned to study in Gulou campus. For full information see the accommodation page here.

About the Application Process

To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Applications take 4-6 weeks before a decision is given, and students are accepted on a rolling basis. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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