Summer College Chinese

Program Dates:


Session I: June 3 - July 3, 2015


Session II: July 6 - August 7, 2015


Program Introduction

Hosted at East China Normal University, this program provides courses beginning through through advanced levels of Chinese courses. Students typically take classes in the morning, and have activities in the afternoon and on weekends. Total Chinese lessons: about 60 hours, plus one-on-one language practice with tutors.

Students will receive official credits equivalent to 3-4 US college language credits.

Host University

East China Normal University is one of a nationally prestigious university that specializes in education related research and teaching.  Every year about 4,000 international students come here to study. Located close to central Shanghai, and with beautiful campus, it is ideal place to experience urban Shanghai and study.


Program Activities and Features

Pre-departure and onsite orientations, individual airport pickup

Five day homestay orientation period in nice community in Shanghai suburb, full community involvement.

Private tutorial and speaking practice activities

Site visits in Shanghai

Weekend excursion to Sanqing Mountain (Session I)

Four day excursion to Beijing and Xi'an (Session II)

China insurance for international students 

On campus housing (for early applicants), off-campus housing and homestay available

24/7 staff assistance

Instructors and Transcript

The language courses are taught by ECNU language instructors. Transcript is issued by ECNU.

Housing and Meals

Students will be placed in double rooms in on-campus international student dormitories. Each room has a desk, a TV set, a bathroom, an air-conditioner, and linens. Internet is available for a reasonable fee. There is a communal kitchen on each floor, equipped with a gas stove and a refrigerator. Washing machines are installed in the building. Students can dine at the university student cafeterias for about 10-15 RMB (1.5-2.4$) per meal. Many international students also choose to eat at the restaurants near the campus, with about 20-30 RMB (3-5$) per meal.


Application Fee: $100 


Program Fee: $3,450 for each session, $6,200 for both sessions

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Application Deadline

May 1, 2015 for session I

June 1, 2015 for session II

Please apply early to secure on-campus housing and other advantages.

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