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Confucius Institute 曼彻斯特大学孔子学院

Summer Intensive Language School

If you have started to learn Chinese and would like to practice and improve your language, this two-week summer intensive school can help you to achieve this.

If you haven't started your Chinese learning yet then there is no better place to kick-start your learning than Beijing, the capital of China, at a prestigious Chinese university like Beijing Normal University (BNU).

The dates are: 12-25 August 2018

Upon arrival, you will be streamed into a class based on your language level (HSK Level 1 to 4). You will have spare time to explore the city of ancient civilisation and modernity and meet other learners from across the globe.

This programme is offered in conjunction with Beijing Normal University (BNU), the partner university in China for the Confucius Institute. BNU offers a number of scholarships for Institute and University of Manchester students to attend their short programmes in China.

The application process is now open until 30 April 2018.

Please submit a 300 to 500-word statement outlining your current level of Chinese and how you are going to benefit from learning Chinese academically, personally and in terms of your career to

Please note you must have studied for 3 months or 40 hours Mandarin at Manchester Confucius Institute at the time of application. 

The scholarship will cover your tuition, accommodation and social programme of the two-week study. You are expected to pay for your international flights and daily expenses.