International Student Office Huazhong University of Science and Technology
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Address:1037 Luoyu Road, Hongshan District, Wuhan 430074, P.R.China
The Center for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (CTCFL,namely Chinese Language Center), founded in 1993, focuses on the promotion of Chinese language and culture teaching to international students all over the world. At present, there are more than 30 teachers available including Professor Dong Weiguang, a famous linguist of teaching Chinese as a foreign language. During the past 19 years, over 5000 international students from 120 countries have completed their Chinese language and culture learning here. The CTCFL has established good partnership with Institut Supérieur d'Electronique de Paris(France), Wayne State University(U.S.A.), University of Birmingham (U.K.), University of Canterbury (New Zealand), University of Technology, Sydney(Australia), Ankara University(Turkey), Andong National University(South Korea), Gyeongsang National University (South Korea), Yeungnam University(South Korea) and National University of Mongolia.
The CTCFL offers multiple-level Chinese learning from A to G to meet the needs of international students from very beginner to advanced learner. Compulsory courses and elective courses are available for each level. Normally, 20 teaching hours (1 teaching hour equals 45 minutes) per week are obtained for learning compulsory courses. The CTCFL has issued strict regulations about attendance records and examination performance. Certificate of Completion and Official Transcript will be granted to those who have kept good attendance records and passed all the examinations. Besides, Medical Chinese and Business Chinese are also specially offered according to the dominant disciplines such as business administration and medicine of HUST.
The CTCFL specially launches several short-term language programs every year including Chinese Summer Program (CSP), 3+3 Program and Chinese Internship Program (CIP) every year. HSCP targets at non-Chinese beginners who are interested in China and Chinese language. 3+3 Program focuses on those who need oversea (esp. China) internship experience. CIP is suitable for students who are learning at the department of Chinese language in foreign universities.
The CTCFL has HSK testing center and holds several times HSK examinations every year. Meanwhile, HSK pre-exam training and HSK courses are available. Free one-to-one Chinese tutor service is also offered. The CTCEL selects outstanding Chinese students with rich international communication experience to help international students. Besides, the CTCFL organizes a series of cultural experience and sightseeing activities for international students every year.
The CTCFL admits new students two semesters every year: Spring Semester and Autumn Semester. Those who are above 18 years old with high school degree (or above) might apply online: http://admission.hust.edu.cn/
Updated in April 2016 by Jerry
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