Overseas Education College of Xiamen University

Long-term Chinese Program


Academic Schedule:

  • Autumn semester: September to January, 17-19 weeks

  • Winter vacation: January to February, 4 weeks

  • Spring semester: February to June, 17-19 weeks

  • Third semester: June to July, 5 weeks for current students only.

  • Summer vacation: July to September, 8 weeks


Duration of Study:  

Spring semester: March to June 

*The application for Spring semester is opening now

*There is still uncertainty of the enrollment and courses arrangements of spring semester due to the impact of Covid 19 pandemic. The final arrangement might be adjusted according to the global situation. Real-time online interaction courses will be provided if applicants can’t come to China and take courses on campus physically due to the impact of Covid 19 pandemic. Please pay attention to the relevant school notice and check your personal email frequently in order to learn about the latest enrollment arrangement.


Class Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
13:00 a.m. - 14:30 p.m.
14:40 p.m. - 16:10 p.m.

Monday to Friday, 18 - 24 class hours per week, about 4 class hours per day (45 minutes per class hour)  

Registration Fee for New Student: 400RMB
Tuition Fee: 13000RMB/semester, 26000RMB/year
Other costs: Please refer to Fees and Cost

Qualifications to Apply:
1. 18-60 years old

2. Healthy

3. High school graduates or above
Documents for Application

1. ID photo

2. Photocopy of passport

3. Photocopy of highest degree certificate and transcripts & notorized copy in English or Chinese

Application procedures: Please click Application procedures

Application Deadline: January 10

* If you intend to apply but the deadline has passed, please contact us through email, telephone, or Wechat, we will make suggestions accordingly.

Check-in procedures: Please click Check-in procedures

  1. Long term Chinese language students can apply to join undergraduate or junior college Chinese program. If it is approved, the credits they achieved can be transferred to the undergraduate or junior college program after certain procedures.

  2. Tuition fee can not be refunded if you paid for one semester or less and decide to give up your study in OEC. If you paid for more than one semester and report to OEC about your decision to quit your study before the next academic term starts, the exceeding part can be returned to you according to relevant regulations of XMU.

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