Chinese Language Program

Introduction to the Program

The Chinese Language Program at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) is a one semester or one year program for international students.

About Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

The Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE), founded in 1917, is a top-ranked, world-renowned research university. SUFE focuses on applied economics and management with theoretical economics as its basis. Its subjects include science, law, philosophy and humanities as well. SUFE has been selected as one of the 21st Century’s 100 key universities In China (the so called “211 Project”) end also is a member of the national project to build outstanding universities. For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

The objective of our Chinese courses is to improve our international students’ Chinese language listening, reading skills, speaking and writing skills. Throughout the semesters, a range of perse cultural and entertainment activities are also offered to students beyond the classroom teaching.

Start Date of the Program

September or March

Entry Requirements

Foreigner; 18 to 60 years old; good physical health

Application Deadline

  • January 15th for spring semester
  • July 30th for fall semester

Chinese Cultural Courses and Tours

Chinese culture is famous world-wide for being charming, ancient and mysterious. To help increase our international students’ interest in China and the Chinese language, we offer several optional cultural courses as well as some Chinese heritage site tours every semester. These extra activities include:

  • Tai Chi Kong Fu
  • Chinese calligraphy
  • Chinese traditional music instrument
  • Beijing opera
  • Chinese tea ceremony
  • Tour to Beijing
  • Tour to Hangzhou
  • And more

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 9,000 per semester. The total for the 1 year program is 18,000 RMB.


Shanghai University of Finance and Economics has three dormitory buildings in two campuses. For further information on the accommodation at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics(SUFE) visit the accommodation page here.

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