Introduction to the Program
The Group Program at Shanghai Normal University is 1 week to 3 months program for international students.
About Shanghai Normal University
Founded in 1954, a key university in Shanghai, Shanghai Normal University (SHNU) is a comprehensive university with salient features of teacher training and particular strength in liberal arts.
One of the earliest universities to provide Chinese language programs to international students in Shanghai, SHNU started to accept international students in 1965. SHNU is one of the authorized universities to accept international students sponsored by Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Scholarship, Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship and so on.
International College of Chinese Studies (ICCS) is the particular college to provide Chinese language programs to international students in SHNU. With the first-class teaching faculty, ICCS attracts nearly 2,000 international students from more than 40 countries all over the world every year.
For more information visit the Shanghai Normal University page here.
Start Date of the program
May start any time of a year
Variable upon request, including oral Chinese, Chinese reading, Chinese listening, Chinese writing, etc. Focusing on oral Chinese.
Minimum 15 students with equal Chinese proficiency every class
Varialbe upon request. Generally 8:40-11:50 am from Monday to Friday. 4 classes every day. 20 classes every week. 40 minutes for one class.
Certificate will be granted if student completes required credit hours and passes test. Academic Transcript and Certificate of Enrollment are provided both in Chinese and English language.
Chinese Culture Courses
Variable upon request, include communicating with Chinese students, learning Taiji, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting, Chinese songs, etc.
Class time: Generally 2:00-3:20 pm from Monday to Friday.
Variable upon request, including visiting places of historic interest and scenic beauty such as Suzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Xi’an, Beijing, etc.
RMB 1,000 for 1 week ,
RMB 1,800 for 2 weeks,
RMB 2,600 for 3 weeks,
RMB 3,400 for 4 weeks,
RMB 4,200 for 5 weeks,
RMB 5,000 for 6 weeks,
(From the second week, RMB 800 for every extra week for Chinese courses.)
Typically, students from abroad are arranged to be accommodated in the Building of Academic Exchanges Center, Waibinlou Building (Foreign Guest House), Xi Liu (No. 6 Dorm on West Xuhui Campus), etc. Also, students are allowed to rent off campus at their own will, however, it usually costs less to live and study on campus.. For further information on the accommodation visit the accommodation page here.