Intensive Chinese Program (Pre HSK)

Introduction to the Program

The Intensive Chinese Program (Pre HSK) 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 intensive Chinese Program offers two levels A: Preliminary ( for students who have never learned Chinese before) and B: Beginning (for students who have learned Chinese for over 3 months, or 150 class-hours).

Convenient Continuous Study

After one semester, your Chinese proficiency should reach the enrollment requirement of our foundation program or undergraduate program, after this semester you may choose to remain at SUFE to pursue a degree or transferring to another university.

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


A specialized intensive teaching schedule will help you improve your Chinese proficiency and past the HSK test in a short time: 28 class-hour/week, 18 weeks in total (1 class-hour = 45 minutes)

Mon. – Fri.: 8:30 – 12:10 in the morning
Mon. – Thur.: 1:30 – 3:10 in the afternoon

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 13,000 per semester. The total for the 1 year program is 26,000 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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