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Rule Accordance

International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan 

 

Student Eligibility & Age

Applicants are above 18 years old or with high school education diploma can apply for the group class courses. Student who is under 18 years old is more suggested to apply for one-on-one course.

 

Application Deadlines and Semester-Start

Each year the Chinese Language Center offers three semester-long programs, namely, fall, spring, and summer. Fall and spring semesters are 16 weeks long, and summer is 8 weeks long. The regular group class schedule is from 9:10-12:00 or 13:10-16:00, from Monday to Friday.

 

The schedules of 2022~2023 are as follows: 

 

Semester

Application Deadline

Placement Test Completion

Session Dates

Weeks

2022 Spring

2022/02/07

2022/02/21

2022/03/01-2022/06/20

16

2022 Summer

2022/06/20

2022/06/27

2022/07/04-2022/08/26

8

2022 Fall

2022/09/05

2022/09/12

2022/09/19-2023/01/06

16

 

Semester

Application Deadline

Placement Test Completion

Session Dates

Weeks

2023 Spring

2023/02/05

2023/02/08

2023/02/20-2023/06/09

16

2023 Summer

2023/06/18

2023/06/21

2023/07/03-2023/08/25

8

2023 Fall

2023/09/03

2023/09/06

2023/09/18-2024/01/05

16

 

All the applicants who apply for the group class of Chinese courses must attend the placement test in the registration day (please bring your own earphone).

 

Tuition Fees

The Center offers three terms of Mandarin Chinese study in the fall semester, spring semester, and summer term. Both the fall and spring semesters are 16 weeks long, whereas the summer term spans 8 weeks. The program tuition is determined by class size and length of study. The group-class tuition for the fall, spring, and summer programs and fees (per class) for private classes are listed as follows:

The fees listed below are based on 15 hours per week. The applicant can only register for certain hours depending on the individual learner’s needs and goals.

 

Type

Course Title

Tuition

Details

Chinese

Course

Private Class (Individual)

NTD600

per person/50mins per class

Private Class (2 people)

NTD450

Private Class (3-4 people)

NTD330

Group class

(5-8 students)

NTD18,000

(NTD150/class)

Summer (15 classes/week*8weeks)

NTD36,000

(NTD150/class)

Spring / Fall (15 classes/week*16 weeks)

Big Group Class

(10-15 students)

NTD16,000

(NTD133/class)

Summer (15 classes/week*8weeks)

NTD32,000

(NTD133/class)

Spring / Fall (15 classes/week*16 weeks)

New Student Registration Fee: NTD800

(Required of first-time registered students only. Not required of re-enrolling students.)

 

Please note

1. The arrangement of small or big group class will depend on the result of class placement test.

2. All foreign students who come to Taiwan to study Chinese with visitor visa (FR type) are required to register for a minimum of 15 hours per week to maintain their qualification of visa extension.

3. The Government's regulation of entry permit applications for studying Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan should be "OVER 2 MONTHS".

4. There will be extra fee for textbook and insurance.

5. The elective courses are only available at least 5 or more people register in.

 

Application Methods and Necessary Documents

  1. Fill in the  online applicatoin form
  2. Prepare the necessary documents with scanned files and email to clc@thu.edu.tw

 

The necessary document includes:

  1. 2" inch passport style photo
  2. Photocopy of your passport Valid for at least 6 months and a full blank page in the passport for the visa
  3. Photocopy of highest-degree diploma
  4. Preferable Chinese name
  5. Fill out the agreement of "Notification of Entry & Quarantine for CLC Student": https://forms.gle/ZDujrB876HjXStKv7
  6. Proof of financial support in English
    • A financial statement issued within 3 months that shows an ending balance exceeding USD3,000 or its equivalent.
    • If using a family member's financial statement, please ask her or him to write a guarantor letter stating willingness to support your stay in Taiwan.
    • USD1,600 in available funds will be required for candidates of HES(Huayu Enrichment Scholarship)
  7. Those intending to stay in Taiwan for more than 180 days must apply for a resident visa.

A resident visa application must include proof of financial support. If you are receiving a remittance, you must provide proof of kinship with the provider (e.g. a marriage certificate, a birth certificate with parents' names, etc.) and a remittance record.

When showing proof of financial support, if you wish to first deposit your remittance into a Taiwanese bank account, then please wire the money. If depositing cash, you must provide proof of currency exchange from your bank.

Money deposited any other way will not be accepted by the foreign office.

  1. Foreign language certification(Only Vietnamese applicants need to provide this certification)
  1. TOCFL Level 1+ (LINK)
  2. TOEFL-iBT 26+ or pBT 385+
  3. TOEIC 375+
  4. IELTS 3.0+
  1. If you do not need to apply for a visitor visa for studying Chinese, Please provide one of the following:
  1. One photocopy of your ARC
  2. One photocopy of working holiday visa
  3. One photocopy of tourist visa