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Summer Short-term Chinese Language Program

Introduction to the Program

The Summer Short-term Chinese Language Program at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) is a 4-7  week program for international students.

About Shanghai International Studies University

Upholding the motto of “Integrity, Vision and Academic Excellence”, Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) is an internationally recognized, prestigious academic institution distinctive for its multidisciplinary and multicultural nature, committed to preparing innovative professionals and future global leaders for a wide range of international expertise to address the critical challenges of our times. For more info visit the page here.


The summer program falls into three sessions between July 11 and August 28


Application Deadline

20th May

Entry Requirements

Applications are open to foreign citizens with reliable financial support and stability who are over 16 and under 60 years old and in good health.

Curriculum & Activities

Courses: Mainly Chinese courses including Listening Comprehension, Conversation and Reading.

Courses load: 20 teaching hours per week, 4 teaching hours each morning (8:30-11:50), Monday through Friday. Also available are elective courses such as Chinese Economy and Culture, Chinese Calligraphy, Taijiquan (shadow boxing) and Chinese Wushu.


  • Inner city tours are offered once a week (scenic spots, museums, acrobatics etc.)
  • Weekend tours are available at students’ own expense.

Tuition Fees


There are several different options for accommodation at Shanghai International Studies University. For further information visit the accommodation page here.

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