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Introduction of online teaching program enrollment

To train qualified overseas Chinese teachers and promote the development of Chinese education in various countries, the Confucius Institute Headquarters continues to establish International Chinese Teacher Scholarships (Confucius Institute Scholarships), hereinafter referred to as scholarships, Confucius Institutes, independent Confucius classrooms, some Chinese test centers, foreign universities Chinese teachers/Chinese schools and departments, relevant foreign Chinese teaching industry organizations, Chinese embassies (consulates), etc. (hereinafter referred to as recommending institutions) can recommend outstanding students and in-service Chinese teachers to Chinese universities (hereinafter referred to as receiving institutions) for study and further study Chinese International Education and related majors.

As one of the host universities, Beijing Foreign Studies University welcomes students and teachers from all over the world to apply for scholarships to study in our school.

Founded in 1941, Beijing Foreign Studies University is a national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China, the "985" advantageous discipline innovation platform, and the first batch of national "211 Project" constructions. It has a long history, the most teaching languages, and the level of education among Chinese institutions of higher learning. A comprehensive foreign language university is one of the earliest universities in China to accept foreign students, to carry out education for foreign students, and to teach Chinese. In 2017, Beijing Foreign Studies University was selected into the list of world-class universities and first-class discipline construction universities and disciplines, and the discipline of construction was foreign language and literature.

Beijing Foreign Studies University now offers 121 undergraduate majors and teaches 101 foreign languages. The university's superb scientific research level and high-quality scientific research results in language teaching, language, and literature have won wide acclaim at home and abroad. During its 79 years of running a school, Beijing Foreign Studies University has formed a school-running philosophy of "foreign, special, and sophisticated" and a school motto of "inclusive and knowledgeable". It has become a high school for foreigners in diplomacy, translation, economics and trade, journalism, law, and finance. An important base for quality talents. According to incomplete statistics, among the alumni who graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University, more than 400 have successively served as ambassadors abroad and more than 1,000 have served as counselors. As a result, Beijing Foreign Studies University has won the reputation of "the cradle of diplomats of the Republic".

Beijing Foreign Studies University is currently planning to open an online Chinese teaching program for the International Chinese Teacher Scholarship. The types of training students include one-year training and one-semester training. The teaching unit is the School of Chinese Language and Literature of Beijing Foreign Studies University.

The School of Chinese Language and Literature of Beijing Foreign Studies University is a teaching and research unit integrating Chinese student education and international student education. It is one of the earliest colleges in China to recruit and engage in international student education. It is a highly internationalized college with a Chinese department, The three teaching units of the Department of Chinese as a Foreign Language and the Chinese Language Training Center offer courses for foreign students' academic education and non-academic education (short-term training, special projects). All majors of the college recruit students from all over the world and accept and train students of the New Sinology Program of Hanban. Chinese and foreign students study in the same college, listen to classes in the same class, and communicate freely, which builds a platform for cross-cultural exchanges for the learning of Chinese and foreign students, and greatly improves the learning ability and cross-cultural communication ability of Chinese and foreign students.


(1) Project introduction

The online teaching program for international students in the Chinese School is divided into two semesters in spring and autumn. Each semester is 18 weeks of courses. According to the students' Chinese proficiency, they are divided into three levels: elementary, intermediate, and advanced. There are ten levels. The course focuses on listening and speaking training and adopts a small class teaching method, with about 15 students in each class. The Chinese Language Training Center offers 2-3 compulsory courses and about 10 elective courses for each level every semester.

Online teaching project

Compulsory course

Elective courses


Elementary Chinese, Elementary Speaking, Elementary Reading

Intermediate Chinese, Intermediate Spoken, Intermediate Reading and Writing

Advanced Chinese, Advanced Speaking, Advanced Reading and Writing

Various language skills classes (Chinese characters, phonetics, audiovisual listening, and speaking, etc.),

Various cultural knowledge courses (history, literature, culture, etc.),

Various specialized skills courses (business, writing, etc.),

New HSK counseling at all levels

School system

0.5 years (1 semester)

1 academic year

The way to teach

Online teaching

Application deadline

November 2, 2020

Admission time

March 2021


(2) Enrollment object

1. Persons of non-Chinese nationality; not in China.

2. Physical and mental health, good character, and learning;

3. Interested in engaging in Chinese education, teaching, and related work;

4. The age is 16-35 years old (unified on March 20211).


(3) Eligibility for application

First and first-grade trainees

Enrolled in March 2021, the funding period is 11 months.

International students in China will not be admitted.

International Chinese Language Education: A minimum score of 270 in the HSK test (Level 3) and an HSKK test score;

Chinese Language and Literature: A minimum score of 180 in the HSK test (Level 4) and 60 in the HSKK (Intermediate) test;

Chinese language study direction: A minimum score of 210 in the HSK test (Level 3) is required. Those who provide HSKK scores are preferred.


Second and first semester trainees

Enrolled in March 2021, the funding period is 5 months.

Those who have X1 and X2 visas in their passports are not admitted.

International Chinese Language Education, Chinese Language, and Literature: A minimum score of 180 in the HSK test (Level 3) and an HSKK score.

In addition to the above-mentioned standards, students should also meet the relevant requirements of the "International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship Application Procedures (2020)" and the "Beijing Foreign Studies University 2020 International Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship (Confucius Institute Scholarship) Admissions Guidelines".


(4) Application process

1. Applicants log in to the International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Application System to register their personal information and register online, click here to download the online teaching project guide. After completing the registration, please pay attention to the system application process, review opinions, and scholarship review results.

2. Fill in the following form and send it to before November 2, 2020.

Country of Citizenship

Passport name

Chinese name

Passport number

Duration of study (one semester / one academic year)


Recommended agency



(5) Application materials

1. Electronic photos

2. Scanned copy of passport photo page

3. Scanned copy of HSK and HSKK score report (valid for two years)

4. Recommendation letter from the person in charge of the Recommended agency


(6) Funding content



(7) Statement

1. Application materials that are incomplete or do not meet the enrollment requirements will not be accepted.

2. If the application materials are falsified or filled out and submitted by others, once verified, the application qualification will be canceled.


(8) Contact information

Beijing foreign language university

Address: Beijing foreign language university International Students Office, No. 2 West Third Ring North Road, Haidian District, Beijing

Zipcode: 100089

Consulting Tel: 0086-10-88816549

Inquiry email:

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