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Chinese Language Center, National Sun Yat-sen University

National Sun Yat-sen University, Chinese Language Center


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  • Scholarship

  • Extracurricular teaching

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  • Near MRT Station

  • Location: Southern Taiwan

    South, Kaohsiung City

  • Established Date: 1997
Chinese Language Center, National Sun Yat-sen University
Address:No. 70, Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • Teachers: Full-time teacher 0 people, Part-time teacher 23 people
  • Contact Person: Jasmine
  • Email: alfc@mail.nsysu.edu.tw
  • Telephone: 886-7-5252000 ext. 3031
  • FAX: 886-7-525-3039
Admission Conditions:

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Application Information Chinese language classes at the CLC are open to persons who possess at least high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants are encouraged to have a good academic record and exhibit sincere interest in learning Chinese.

Owing to the large number of applications each quarter and in order to allow enough time for newly admitted students to receive a visa, prospective students are encouraged to submit their application materials as early as possible. All application materials will not be returned once submitted.

The CLC operates on a quarter basis, with new classes at all levels of instruction offered at the beginning of each period of study. A six-week Summer Session is also offered.

Quater Term length(2020) Hours/week Deadline
Apply from Taiwan Apply from abroad
First Mar. 9~May 29 15 Feb. 10 Jan. 31
Second Jun. 8~Aug. 25 15 May 10 Apr. 30
Third Sep. 7~Nov. 25 15 Aug. 10 Jul. 31
Fourth Dec.2~Feb.26, 2021 15 Nov. 10 Oct. 31
Summer Session Jul. 6~Aug. 14 25 May 10 Apr. 30

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Required Documents

  1. Application form, filled out with photo attached
  2. Photocopy of the first page of passport (passport number, name and personal details and photograph must be clearly shown)
  3. Health check report that includes chest x-ray test result (within 6 months)
  4. Photocopy of diploma from highest level of education, a university acceptance letter for graduating high school/secondary education students, transcript or a prove of enrollment in school.
  5. Financial Statement showing a minimum of US$2,500 bank account balance within 3 months (if statement is in parents name, please provide a cover letter from the parent ensuring your financial support)
  6. One 2-inch photos (including the one on application form)

Notes: Excluding the diploma, all documents are required to be original copies (English or Chinese version accepted). If original documents cannot be supplied, photocopies will also be accepted only when they are stamped or granted by the issuing authority. All of the submitted documents will not be returned.

Related Assistance:

The CLC offers tailor made Intensive Mandarin program (IMP). These 2-to8-week classes are specially designed according to the requirements of each group of 8- 15 students. The IMP aims to increase the Chinese language proficiency and the understanding of Chinese culture. Practical extracurricular activities are included for students to experience the unique cultural characteristics of Taiwan. Classes are taught by experienced teachers. Tuition and fees are adjusted according to class time and content. Please contact us directly for further information.

School Introduction:

Founded in 1997, the Chinese Language Center (CLC) is a government-recognized center for teaching Chinese as a foreign language of the National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) in Kaohsiung city. The NSYSU campus sits on 69 beautiful hectares right adjacent to the Hsitzu Bay, one of the popular scenic spots in Taiwan. Located alongside the Kaohsiung Harbor, the campus faces the open waters of the Taiwan Strait. With the lush and green hills of the Longevity Mountain as its backdrop, NSYSU provides a serene and inspirational environment for studies.
The CLC aims to cultivate students’ Chinese comprehension abilities of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The center not only provides Chinese language program for foreigners, but also designs special programs to meet the needs of foreigners with advanced Chinese proficiency. In the past years, students from more than thirty countries have attended the CLC programs. All levels of standard and classical Chinese as well as Chinese culture are taught here. Students will be able to use their Chinese skills to obtain more professional knowledge, to be competent in career, and to realize the essence of local culture. Whatever your motivation or initial level is, the CLC will do all it can to ensure that you make rapid progress.
All classes at the CLC are conducted in the target language. Mandarin Phonetic Symbols is used to familiarize the students with the strokes and components of Chinese characters.




The CLC lies on the fourth floor of the International Research Building. It’s adjacent to the Hsitzu Bay and leans on the Longevity Mountain with the beautiful view of sea and mountain.
Address:Chinese Language Center, Room 4006, International Building, 70 Lian-hai Rd. 80424 Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Tel: 886-7-5252000 (ext.3030~3034)
Fax: 886-7-525-3039