Intensive Chinese Program    

2018 Fall-term Intensive Chinese (Pre-HSK) Program

1. Is this program right for me?

1) I want to improve my Chinese proficiency in a short time

2) I want to be prepared for the HSK test

3) I want to reach the language entry requirement of foundation program, undergraduate program or graduate program at one of China’s universities.

If you answered yes to one of the above, this program is perfect for you, come and join us now!

2. What is my learning plan?

3. Why should I choose SUFE?

1) Intensive Teaching Schedule

A specialized intensive teaching schedule will help you improve your Chinese proficiency and past the HSK test in a short time:

28 class-hour/week, 18 weeks in total (1 class-hour = 45 minutes)

Mon. – Fri.: 8:30 – 12:10 in the morning

Mon. – Thur.: 1:30 – 3:10 in the afternoon

2) State-recognized HSK Test Center and Research Center

In 2010, the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) set up a national research center in SUFE, which is called "Teaching and Resources Exploitation Base of International Business Chinese (Shanghai)”.

We also serve one of the HSK and BCT test centers in Shanghai. Periodic HSK mock test will be arranged to reinforce you what you learned in class. Pre-HSK tutorial will teach you test taking strategies and techniques. At the end of each semester you will be registered for an HSK test free of charge.

3) Convenient Continuous Study

After one semester, your Chinese proficiency should reach the enrollment requirement of our foundation program or undergraduate program, after this semester you may choose to remain at SUFE to pursue a degree or transferring to another university.

4) Great Location

Our Zhongshan Beiyi Road campus is located in the heart of Shanghai - the vibrant Hongkou District. The campus is only a 2 minute’ walk to Chifeng Road station (Metro Line 3), and a short walk to the Hongkou Football Stadium and the social hotspot that is Hongkou Plaza. It is also very close to North Sichuan Road and the heart of the city center - People’s Square.

Please check out our location using either Google Map or Baidu Map.

5) Excellent Teaching Quality

As the first university to launch a Business Chinese Program, we have rich teaching experience to ensure our quality of teaching. We customize a series of courses to help you obtain comprehensive abilities in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

4. Timetable

We offer three levels for the 2018 fall semester:

A: Preliminary (have never learned Chinese before)

B: Beginning (have learned Chinese for over 3 months, or 150 class-hours)

C: Medium (have learned Chinese for over 6 months, or 300 class-hours)

Minimum size of each class: 7 people


5th of Sept. (Wed.)

Orientation and visa issue

7th-8th of Sept.


24th of Sept. : Mid-Autumn Festival

1st of Oct. : National Day

1st of Jan. : New Year


10th of Sept. - 28th of Dec. (16 weeks)

Closing Ceremony

4th of Jan. (Fri.)

Application for Foundation Program

or Undergraduate Program at SUFE

March, 2019

Registration for Fall semester

Feb., 2019

5. Fees (RMB)







HSK Test

For Free

Application for SUFE’s Foundation
Program / Undergraduate Program

For Free

The following items are at the student's own expense:

1) Chinese visa application fee requested by local Chinese embassies/consulates/visa service centers

2) Airfare to and from Shanghai

3) Meals and other personal expenses

4) Optional school field trips

6. How to apply?

1) Please submit your application through our apply-online system, and print out the application form, send it with a photocopy of your passport and other supporting documents to SUFE via post or Email, or hand to our office directly, before 30th of June.

2) Pay the application fee by wire transfer.

3) Apply for X1-visa or X2 visa in the Chinese Embassy after you receive the Admission Notice and the form of Visa Application for Study in China (JW202).

4) Register at the ICES of SUFE on time in accordance with the detailed requirements in the Admission Notice.

5) Program starts.

7. Dormitory

Single Room

90 RMB/Day/Person (less than 90 days)

60 R/D/P (more than 90 days)

Double Room

60 R/D/P (less than 90 days)

40 R/D/P (more than 90 days)

Public facilities

Washing machine, dryer, induction cooker, microwave oven

Private facilities

TV, air conditioner, telephone, bathroom, shower, safe,

internet cable (250 - 300 RMB/6-month)

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8. Contact us

Bank Info:


Shanghai University of Finance and Economics


1001 2249 0930 005 0373


Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai Municipal Branch

Swift Code


Bank Add

No.9 Pu Dong Avenue, Shanghai, China

Post Code


Bank TEL


Mailing Address:

International Cutural Exchange School (ICES)

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE)

Address: No. 369 Zhongshan Beiyi Road, Shanghai, 200083, P.R.China

Tel : +86-(0)21-6536-1944

Fax : +86-(0)21-6536-1958




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Address: No. 369 Zhongshan Beiyi Road, Shanghai, P. R. China, 200083
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