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Why BLCU

An Undisputed World Leader in Chinese Language Education

Since its founding in 1962, BLCU has trained some 160,000 foreign students from more than 180 countries and regions who are proficient in the Chinese language and familiar with the Chinese culture. BLCU has always been a leading liberal arts university in China with 12,000 students from all over the world in undergraduate, graduate and language training programs.


 

 Little United Nations
BLCU brings ideas and brilliant minds together, inspiring global communications and exchanges with real impact today and in the future. More than 12,000 international students every year has already granted the university a nick name “Little United Nations”.


 

Cradle of Sinologists and Cultural Ambassadors
BLCU has become the academic base for the study of languages and culture and the cradle for diplomats. BLCU graduates spread all over the world, among whom are government ministers, parliament speakers and other governmental officials. Some of those graduates became senior diplomatists such as ambassadors, ministers and counselors in China. More of them have become envoys to spread friendship and civilization. They are all playing important roles in promoting mutual understanding between China and the world.  


 

A Full Range of Chinese Language Courses with Constant Innovation in Curriculum

♦  6 levels of courses from the very beginner’s to advanced;
♦  Tailor-made courses and text materials based on the results of placement test;
♦  More than 20 elective courses, including HSK Test Preparation, Business Chinese, Chinese Culture taught in English, Chinese Music, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Painting, Taichi, etc.;
♦  Diversified programs: regular and intensive Chinese Courses, In-service Training Program for Teachers of Chinese Language, Business Chinese for in-service company staff, “Beijing Study Tour” Summer Camp, Parent-Child Summer Camp, and customized curriculum for group applicants;
♦  Extracurricular activities – cultural tour in Beijing and other cities, enjoying sports, theatre, the performance arts, and social soirees ;
♦  School certificate and transcripts will be awarded; credits can be transferred;
♦  Partnership with more than 280 overseas universities and educational institutions -- BLCU organizes various Study Abroad programs during summer and winter vocation. These programs provide all the students with an opportunity to study in famous universities and colleges in other countries and experience their diversified cultures.


 

Most Recognized Teaching Quality

As the largest and a globally recognized Chinese language training center,  BLCU is    committed to    
excellence which reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social  responsibility that
sets us apart. We accommodates every year over 7,000 Chinese language learners for long or short term 
training. This training empowers learners to thrive in the worldand achieve their life goals through a rigorous 
academic foundation balanced by real-world experiential education. 


 

Strong and Committed Faculty
♦  Of the 300 full-time Chinese language faculty and 200 training teachers, 40 percent are with senior titles, 50 percent holding PhD degree, and 80 percent having taught Chinese abroad.
♦  BLCU boasts of four Chair Professors in Cheung Kong Scholars,three candidates of the National New Century Million Talents Project,21 candidates of the New Century Talents Supporting Project,seven winners of Henry Fok Scholarship,40 winners of Special Government Allowance,and two “Outstanding Persons” in Chinese cultural circles.
♦  BLCU is always well-known for its remarkable achievements in teaching and academic research. Quite a few teaching teams have won awards at both national and municipal levels.