International Foundation Program
Tongji University

The update time of this program is Sep 20 , 2017. The latest information is under confirming, which is only for reference. If you want to get the accurate information, please contact with CUCAS.

Basic Information
Degree: Non-degree
Starting Date:
Teaching Language: Chinese
Tuition Fees: RMB 33,850 In Total
Application Deadline: Dec 31 , 2017
Application Fee: USD 75 (Non-Refundable)
Service Fee: USD150 (Non-Refundable)
Program Highlights
  • The college was designated as one of the HSK centers for all levels in 2007 NOCFL (Hanban).
  • At present, the International School, as one of the seven Foundation Departments for International Students under the Ministry of Education in China, opens the intensive courses for Chinese and basic professions.
  • Internationally recognized university. The School has initiated three Confucius Institutes with the cooperation of J. F. Oberlin University, Germany Hannover Center in China and Korea Kyung Hee University Confucius Institute, and two Confucius Classes - Takashima Confucius Class in J. F. Oberlin University, Osaka Confucius Class in Japan Ritsumeikan University Confucius Institute, playing the leading role in Chinese international promotion.
  • The School is committed to students’ overall development and organizes many cultural and sports activities for international students.
Program Description


14500 Yuan/RMB/the first semester
19350 Yuan/RMB/the second semester

More than 160 foreign students, supported by Chinese government scholarship, or by own expense from over 40 countries are studying at Tongji University.

They will have a systematic study of general Chinese, professional Chinese, Chinese culture, cross-cultural communication, basic courses of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and computer science. Various language practices and social activities will also be provided. After one year's study, those students will grasp the basic knowledge of Chinese language and culture, acquiring cross-cultural communication skills and a certain amount of specialized vocabulary and knowledge, which will help them meet the requirements of their further studies and daily life in universities of China. Meanwhile, the students graduate from the Programme will obtain the certificate approved by the Ministry of Education of China.

Curriculum (for full beginners):


Credit Hours Course
(18 weeks)
(18 weeks)
9 weeks
9 weeks
Approaching Chinese
Chinese-Writing Practice
 Professional Chinese
HSK Guidance
(Language Practice)
(2 days)
(2 days)

Campus Life

Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese Contest

Talent Show

School Introduction

The program taught by the International School of Tongji University. The school established in 1998, is the second-level school of Teaching and Research of Chinese as a Foreign Language. At present, over 600 international students from more than 40 countries are studying Chinese in our School, among whom there are nearly 100 international students of undergraduate program majoring in Chinese. During the over 30 years teaching and practice, The International School is on the process to mix Chinese teaching with other majors supporting by the advantages of disciplines of city construction, architecture history, tourism culture and economic management, which is well-received by international students all around the world.

Entry Requirements

  • Qualifications: Over 18 years, non-Chinese citizen and in good health.
  • Note: Since 2010,those who immigrated to other countries from the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan and applying to study in Tongji University as international students, should satisfy the following additional requirements: the applicants must hold valid passport or other relevant international recognized documents for at least 4 years; meanwhile, in the latest 4 y ears (by each April 30th of the year of University registration), the applicants must live overseas for 2 years (Living overseas for 9 months can be converted to 1 year, which is subject to the exit-entry stamp on visa.).

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 33,850 in total (About $ 6,205)
Accommodation Fee
International Students Buildings No.1
Double Room RMB 30 to RMB 45
Studio RMB 120 to RMB 130
International Students Buildings No.2
Double Room RMB 30 to RMB 40
Studio RMB 150 to RMB 160
International Students Dormitory
Single Room RMB 80
International Studnets Dormitory
Double Room RMB 40
Other Fees
Application Fee RMB 410 to RMB 420
Service Fee USD150 (Non-Refundable)
Living Expense RMB 2,400 to RMB 3,000

Application Materials

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. Bank transfer voucher of application fee

How to Apply
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1. Click “Apply Now” button on the right side of the page.
2. Fill in online application form. (About 10 minutes)
3. Upload required documents. (About 5 minutes)
4. Pay the application fee and CUCAS service fee (CUCAS is authorized to collect on the university’s behalf). (About 5 minutes)
5. Click “Submit” button.
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