Chinese Language Program at UIBE

Program Introduction:

UIBE offers a number of Chinese programs to cater for students different needs and learning goals. From Elementary Chinese, to Intensive Chinese to Business Chinese.

About UIBE:

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) is China’s leading university in Economics, Finances and International business. UIBE offers a large number of high quality Bachelors, Masters and PhD in English for international students and Chinese language programs. There are 13,000 Chinese students and 3,000 international students. For more info visit the UIBE page here.

Entry Requirements:

Students need to be over 18 with a sufficient English level. Students who are 17 can also apply but need to be pre-approved by the admissions office first.

Application Deadline

June 10th for Fall Semester, and December 10th for Spring Semester

Period of Study

Spring semester: March 1-July 15
Fall semester: September 1-January 15

Elementary Chinese

This program is divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced levels with each level further divided into 3 levels to allow students at similar Chinese levels to be grouped together. The curriculum focuses on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, modern grammar and essay writing.

Business Chinese

This program is divided into five levels. Students should have 100 hours of Chinese language learning experiences, or had 200-300 Chinese vocabulary. According to the different levels of Chinese skills, SIE sets the corresponding Business Chinese courses, including International Business Chinese, Oral Practice, Business Chinese Listening and Reading and so on. Through Chinese language study and the particitation in language practice, students would be able to attain higher Chinese proficiency level in business environment.

Intensive Chinese

The School of International Education of UIBE takes the lead in China to launch the Chinese language training program, “Intensive Chinese”, which is elaborately designed for the students who hope to improve their Chinese proficiency rapidly in a short amount of time.

Training objective: For the students who hope to improve their Chinese proficiency rapidly in a short time.

Training goals: With the high intensive training, scientific curriculum, and flexible supplementary means after class, students can make great progress in their ability to listen, to speak, to read and to write in Chinese.

Teaching method: To allow students to study both in ordinary and tutorial classes, to combine group class teaching with individual teaching, to give classroom instruction with extracurricular activities (debating, internship, speaking competition, travel, etc.)

Term set: The program lasts 16 weeks within one semester, and classes are held for 30 hours each week. (In addition, the teachers instruct students to review and preview their study)

Management method: this program adopts close relation’s management method, avoids the mother tongue disturbance, help students achieve Chinese study goal as soon as possible.

The program lasts 16 weeks in one semester, and classes are held for 30 hours each week.

Compulsory courses are:
o Comprehensive Intensive Course (ordinary class) and Intensive Exercise (tutorial class).

Selected courses include
o Discuss on Social Hot Topic
o Business Newspapers Reading
o Commercial Conversation
o Training Course for HSK Test, etc.

In addition, the appointed teachers instruct students to review and preview their study for 2 hours every day.

Tuition Fees:

Elementary Chinese: RMB 9,900/person for the first semester, and RMB 9,100/person for each subsequent semester.

Business Chinese: RMB 9,900/person for the first semester, and RMB 9,100/person for each subsequent semester.

Intensive Chinese: RMB 19,800/person for first semester and RMB 18,800/person for each subsequent semester.

(Advance payment of RMB 2,000/person for Elementary Chinese and Business Chinese, RMB 3,000/person for Intensive Chinese, pays in full when confirmation enrollment, will be account into the total tuition fee and is not refundable after the opening of the semester.) Once the payment has been paid the official admissions letter and visa form will be sent to the student.

Careers and Internships

UIBE places great importance on helping students to find work experience and career opportunities. UIBE was the first University in China to establish an advisory service for international students to help students to get a job and there are a number of opportunities for students to take internships while they are studying and to find a job afterwards. The location of UIBE is close to the CBD of Beijing and the international companies and job opportunities there. There are also some companies that have moved their location to be close to UIBE campus and the students. This is a unique advantage of UIBE compared to other Universities.


Students can stay on-campus in dormitories or off campus in private accommodation, students need to apply early for on-campus accommodation. For private accommodation students can search on


To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. It takes approximately 4-6 weeks for your application to be processed and before an admissions decision is given. 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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