Short-term Chinese Program for Overseas Chinese
Beijing Language and Culture University
Basic Information
Degree: Non-degree
Starting Date:
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 4,800 In Total
Application Deadline: Jun 1 , 2019
Application Fee: USD 115 (Non-Refundable)
Service Fee: USD50 (Non-Refundable)
Program Highlights
  • BLCU being an undisputed world leader in Chinese language education has always been a leading liberal arts university in China.
  • BLCU is called Little United Nations, which brings ideas and brilliant minds together, inspiring global communications and exchanges with real impact today and in the future.
  • BLCU has become the academic base for the study of languages and culture and the cradle for diplomats. 
  • A complete list of Chinese Language Courses with constant innovation in curriculum are provided to the international students.
  • BLCU owns a strong faculty team with most recognized teaching quality.
Program Description

1. Program Introduction

Editor Notes: This program is suitable for the learners of various levels.

  • This program will offer lots of optional courses.
  • Program  time: July.12 to Aug 22,2018
  • This program adopts standardized teaching, with emphasis on systematic grammar learning and communicative competence development.
  • There are 4-week, 5-week, 12-week, and term-long Chinese language and culture training courses all year round, and 4-week, 5-week, 6-week, and 8-week courses during the summer vacation period. 
  • Students will have two options among all courses, i.e. 20 hours/week training course and 30 hours/week intensive course.
  • Students will have a placement test upon registration and then arranged in the suitable classes.
  • Students can also have individualized Chinese language and culture training courses, summer camps, and cultural tours for special enterprises, schools, organizations and so on.
  • There are lots of interesting language practice activities which integrate cultural experiential teaching with language teaching.

2. Program Structure

Editor Notes: All courses are conducted in sixteen different levels of six ranks, i.e. A, B, C, D. E. and F, ranging from the beginner’s to advanced. 

Teaching grade Courses
Class A Comprehensive Chinese ABC Oral Chinese ABC Listening ABC  
Class B Primary Comprehensive Chinese Primary Spoken Chinese Primary Listening  
Class C Standard Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese Standard Intermediate Oral Chinese Standard Intermediate Listening Language Practice
Class D Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese Intermediate Spoken Chinese Intermediate Listening Intermediate reading
Class E Standard advanced comprehensive Chinese Standard advanced Spoken Chinese Standard advanced listening and speaking Standard advanced reading
Class F Advanced comprehensive Chinese Advanced Spoken Chinese Advanced listening and speaking Advanced reading and writing

3. Time Table

12 Week Courses ( 20 class hours per week)
Level A (Beginner) Level B (Elementary) Level C (Pre-intermediate) Level D (Intermediate) Level E/F (Advanced)
Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive
Speaking Speaking Speaking Speaking Speaking
Listening Listening Listening Listening Audio-Visual and Speaking
    Reading Reading Reading
4/5/6 Week Courses (20 class hours per week)
Level A (Beginner) Level B (Elementary) Level C (Pre-intermediate) Level D (Intermediate) Level E/F (Advanced)
Speaking: Learning and Practice Elementary Chinese: Learning and Practice Speaking Speaking Speaking
Speaking: Intensive Practice (Beginner and Refresher) Elementary Chinese: Intensive Practice Listening Listening News Reading
    Reading Reading
News Audio-Visual and Speaking

4. School Introduction

Editor Notes: It is the only international university in China with its main task set at teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreign students.

Beijing Language and Culture University was founded in 1962, and was originally named the Higher Preparatory School for Foreign Students. In 1996, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the school became the Beijing Language and Culture University. It is the only international university in China, and is highly respected. Its main task is to teach the Chinese language and culture to foreign studentsLearn More>>

5. International Cooperation

Editor Notes: BLCU has built cooperative ties with universities and educational institutions in over 50 countries and regions in the world.

  • The School owns more than 100 well-known foreign scholars as its professors emeritus and visiting professors. 
  • The School pays much attention to cultivating talents through international co-operation. 
  • BLCU has won the title “Excellent Confucius Institute” and lots of faculty members there awarded as “Excellent Staff of the Year”.
  • More than 1,000 Chinese language teachers work in oversea universities and educational institutions. 

6. Campus Life

Editor Notes: International students can immerse themselves in Chinese and the culture and make friends from all over the world.

The 3rd Chinese Bridge Competition


​The 5th Chinese Star​

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Age between 18 and 60 years old.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 4,800 in total (About $ 885)
Accommodation Fee
Overseas Students'Building No.1 (For Government Scholarships)
Double Room RMB 50
International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 9)
Double Room RMB 60 to RMB 65
Single Room RMB 110
International Student House (Building 17)
Double Room RMB 80
Single Room RMB 150
International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 4)
Double Room RMB 70 to RMB 80
Single Room RMB 145
International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 6)
Double Room RMB 75
Single Room RMB 140 to RMB 145
International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 7)
Single Room RMB 145
International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 8)
Single Room RMB 145
International Students Dormitory Service Center (Building 16)
Double Room RMB 70
Single Room RMB 145
Other Fees
Application Fee RMB 600 to RMB 800
Service Fee USD50 (Non-Refundable)
Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800

Application Materials

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. Letter of guarantee

The guardian should write out his/her name, nationality, occupation and address (guardian must be Beijing citizens).

You can download a template or sample from here.

5. ID card of the guardian

Photocopy of guardian's ID card.

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