Master Program

Category of Enrollment

Full-time Master program

Program: Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL)

Period: 2 years


a) Non-Chinese citizens

b) In good Physical and mental condition, well performed both academically and behaviorally

c) Aspired to take future careers on the teaching or international promotion of Chinese language.

d) Between the ages of 16-35 on September 1st, 2021. Applicants currently worked as Chinese language teachers shall not exceed the age limit of 45

e) Applicants shall be Bachelor degree holders, and have a minimum score of 210 in HSK Test (Level 5) as well as 60 in HSKK test (Intermediate Level). Applicants who are able to provide notarized document of the employment agreement or related proofs upon completing study in China are preferred. 

Scholarship Coverage

Exempt from tuition fee; provide accommodation on campus: economic double room

Living allowance: 3000 RMB/month).

Provide comprehensive medical care insurance for International Students

Application Period

March 1st — May 15th, 2021

Application Procedure

Step 1:On-line Application

(1)Register at http://lxs.ecnu.edu.cn/application.php and http://cis.chinese.cn .Fill in the application form online and finish online payment.

(2) Save and upload the required documents. Click the SUBMIT to generate the application form, which should be downloaded and printed out.

Step 2: Contact with your recommending institutions

Recommending Institutions

I. Confucius Institutes and Confucius classrooms which have been in operation for more than six months. For more information, please refer to www.hanban.org.

II. Testing centers for Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) which have the right to recommend Confucius Institute Scholarship candidates. For information, please refer to www.chinesetest.cn.

III. Oversea organizers of Chinese Bridge Competition: education and cultural offices (groups) of China’s oversea embassies (consulates), Confucius Institute and relevant educational institutions. For further information, please consult chinesebridge@hanban.org.

Notice: If you will choose ECNU as your recommending institution, please download the recommendation letter here:

Step 3:Send the documents in hard copies

The applicants provide the following documents truly, correctly and completely. Please provide one set of documents including the original transcript. 

1) Application Form for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship (filled in Chinese or English and generated by on-line application):

2) Copy of passport

3) Highest diploma (photocopy): Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

4) Academic transcripts (original): Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

5) A study or research plan. All applicants are required to submit a study or research plan. It must be in Chinese or in English and no less than 800 words.

6) Recommendation letters from recommending Institution (photocopy)

7) Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English by scholars who hold the title of associate professor or higher, or senior professionals in a related academic field (photocopy)

8) Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (The original copy should be kept by the applicant.) The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Please select the appropriate time to take medical examination as it is valid for only 6 months.

9) Valid HSK & HSKK (the Chinese Proficiency Test) Certificate within 2 years (photocopy).

10)Application fee: 800RMB(Please pay through the online registration at http://lxs.ecnu.edu.cn/application.php

11)  A short essay related to the major Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (around 1000 words). 

12) Non-criminal Certificate(notarized photocopy in English or Chinese).

Step 4: Wait for interview notice

We will contact the applicants via emails or phone calls during the enrollment. Please be sure that you provided with valid contact information.


1. Incomplete or unqualified applications will not be processed.

2. Applicants will be disqualified from application in case of fraudulent application materials or application materials are completed and submitted by someone else.

3. Scholarship winners who cannot register with the host institutions on time should inform the host institution about the reasons in written form within 15 days before the admission date. For those who do not register as requested without reason, the scholarship will be canceled.

4. Scholarship will be canceled for those who do not pass the admission physical examination, drop out, or take schooling suspension during the study.

Address for submitting documents

Global Education Center of ECNU

Contact person: ZHU Xinnan (Cassie) 

Address: Room 253, Physics building, 3663 Zhongshan North Road,200062

Contact phone number: +86 6223 2013

E-mail: xnzhu@gec.ecnu.edu.cn


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