四川大学 Sichuan University (SCU)

Sichuan University (SCU) is one of China’s top universities, attached to the Ministry of Education. Sichuan University is located in Chengdu, a famous historical and cultural capital city of Sichuan Province, known as the land of abundance. It consists of three campuses:Wangjiang, Huaxi and Jiang’an, covering an area of 470 hectares and boasting 2.515 million square meters of floor space. The university campuses, with their favorable environment and beautiful landscape, make a wonderful place for learning and research.

Sichuan University has established contacts and cooperative relationships with over 250 renowned colleges and universities as well as research institutes from 34 countries and regions. It has established well-rounded joint education programs of at different levels and in various forms with 214 famous universities from over 33 countries, including United States, Australia and some European countries. The University has established five Confucius Institutes in collaboration with five universities in South Korea, the US and Belgium.

Program:

  • Chinese Language Program

The School of Overseas Education is set up to teach international students the Chinese language and culture.  It boasts an experienced teaching staff, broad coverage of distinctive courses, advanced facilities, a favorable environment for study and strict management of teaching affairs. In addition to enrolling Masters Students in TCSOL and overseas undergraduates in Chinese majors, it also offers programs of Chinese training to foreign experts and teachers, staff of foreign consular agencies, international organizations, and multinational companies in the Chengdu region, as well as Chinese courses to international students other than Chinese majors. Moreover, the college partners with foreign universities and education agencies in running summer courses and intensive training programs of the Chinese language.

The classes of Chinese language program are taught in Mandarin Chinese, with a focus on language training, and provide students with sufficient knowledge concerning Chinese language skills and necessary background information of Chinese culture.

Each class is allowed to have up to 25 students. Compulsory courses are held from 8:30am to 12:00pm, from Monday to Friday, which include comprehensive Chinese reading, listening, writing and speaking classes. In the afternoons  extracurricular courses and activities are available, such as Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Black-ink Painting, Taiji etc.

During some weekends, the school of overseas education will organize field trips and sight-seeing excursions.

There is no regular course during the summer and winter vacation.

The college serves as one of the test centers for HSK and Test for Ability to Teach Chinese as a Foreign Language.

The College implements Chinese language study by three levels of difficulty (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced), each level has various classes of differing degrees.  The College warmly welcomes foreign students to attend classes which will advance their knowledge of Chinese or to enter into our Chinese Language Undergraduate Major.

  • Short-Term Intensive Language Program

This program is a customized short-term intensive language program for students who want to enhance their Chinese language capability and Chinese cultural awareness. The curriculum for this program is also developed and tailored to meet both the desires of the students’ home institution and the needs of the students.

During this program, you will get a glimpse of not only Sichuan University’s academia, but also Chinese culture. This program gives you a taste of student life at in China and will help you consider a full semester or full academic year at Sichuan University. This is an excellent opportunity for a brief overseas experience in China while also earning credit towards your degree. This program is also well suited for students on a tight budget because it is cheaper than a full semester program.

On top of Chinese language courses, this program offers a variety of additional courses taught in English. Additionally, these programs offer excursions and activities, which provides students with concrete opportunities to utilize their Chinese language skills.

This program is customized from 2 to 8 weeks anytime during March through July or September through January

Contact:

Main campus address:

  • Wangjiang campus: Sichuan University, No.24 South Section 1, Yihuan Road, Chengdu , China, 610065 | No.29 Jiuyanqiao Wangjiang Road, Chengdu, 610064
  • Huaxi Campus: No.17 People’s South Road,Chengdu,610041
  • Jiang’an Campus: Chuanda Road ,Shuangliu County,Chengdu,610207
  • Wangjiang Campus: Sichuan University, No.24 South Section 1, Yihuan Road, Chengdu , P.R. China, 610065

Email:

  • Degree&Scholarship students (Ms. Zhou): nic8203@scu.edu.cn
  • Self-paid Asian and African students & Undergraduate Programs in English (Mr. Luo): bioluo@scu.edu.cn
  • Self-paid European, American and Oceanian Students (Ms. Wang): xiaolingwang218@163.com
  • Chinese Culture Programs & Short-term Groups (Ms. Zhang): nic8202@scu.edu.cn
  • MBBS and Stomatology Programs in English (Ms. Lei): leihong_bs@163.com

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