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Programs Introduction

1. Standard Chinese Language Program


September 9th, 2024 - January 10th, 2025 (the first week is orientation week and classes start from September 18).

※ 17 weeks in total (the orientation week excluded). In case of Chinese public holidays and school activities, classes will be  suspended. About two weeks before classes begin, students need to register online and take placement test. 

Class Schedule:

Monday to Friday 8:30-11:45, 4 class hours each time (45min=1 class hour), 20 class hours per week. 

※ The schedules above are based on Beijing time. 


40 Lessons for Basic Chinese, Development Chinese, Times Chinese Newspaper Reading Course etc 

Program Features: 

● Small Class: Less than 24 people per class. 

● Various Courses: ECNU outstanding Chinese teaching team, face to face to improve your Chinese with equal emphasis on  listening, speaking, reading and writing.

● Graded Course: 12 grades of course provided which exactly match students’ Chinese proficiency levels. 

● Completion Certificate: Transcript and certificate of completion will be issued to students who successfully complete the  course.

Sample Weekly Schedule: 




2. Global China Program

Program Introduction:

The Global China Program provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about China through academic and cultural  immersion during one semester. This program is open to current college students who wish to study in China for one semester  (15 weeks). The program consists of two parts: A. Chinese Language Course (6 credits) from beginning to advanced levels B. English-taught Content Courses (3 credits each) on China Studies and other fields. The Global China Program offers a credit structure which is identical to the majority of North American universities and  colleges. Course contents are carefully designed to meet the requirements of North American universities and colleges. 

Program Duration of Spring semester 2024

September 9th, 2024 - December 20th 2025 (Classes start from September 18th)

Course Registration:

Students can access to the on-line application system to apply and register for courses. In each semester, we offer English taught content courses on China Studies and several levels of Chinese language  course. Students may take up to four courses. Please note that a course might be canceled if the minimum enrollment is not  reached. Classes are held from Monday to Friday and all content courses are taught in English.

Course Information:

Please refer to: http://lxs.ecnu.edu.cn/en/admission/visiting-programs/global-china-program

Credit Transfer:

Students who wish to have the ECNU credits transferred to other colleges and universities are advised to consult with the  appropriate academic authorities at their home institution in advance. Home institutions’ academic advisers make the final  decision whether a particular course may be applied towards the major or elective requirement at the home institution.

3. Visiting Students Program

Program Duration: 

One semester or one academic year; the classes begin in middle or late February for Spring semester and early September for Fall semester.

Class settings: Differ from each major  

All majors offered in the degree program catalogue are open for application. According to the requirements of  different departments, applicants may need to conduct an online interview. Chinese-taught programs require  different Chinese proficiency level according to different majors. English-taught programs require English proficiency level. Exchange students will take classes together with degree students, and receive transcripts upon the completion of the term. 

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