Chinese Classes

Sinology Institute Chinese Introduction


We're a unique institution under every aspect. Academically, we spearhead the movement of new and modern approaches to Mandarin Chinese language teaching. Culturally, we offer direct exposure to the multi-faceted aspects of life in China through regular series of lectures. Socially, through our select faculty and management, we maintain close ties to the Ivy League of Chinese academia, including Beijing University, Beijing Foreign Language University, Beijing Normal University, the Confucius Institute, and the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. As such, we offer the highest quality Mandarin Chinese language courses for expats living and working in Beijing.

Private Mandarin Chinese Classes on campus/at Location

To offer a convenient solution to busy professionals in the Beijing city area, the Sinology Institute offers to send Chinese teachers to your place of work. Our Chinese Classes are available at all hours of the day: before work, during breaks and after work.

The Sinology Institute offers special Chinese curricula for different professional backgrounds, such as diplomats, lawyers, business people etc.

  • Prerequisites: all levels are welcome
  • Placement test: through interview
  • Schedule: flexible, in accordance with student needs
  • Location: on campus/at your place of work*
  • Tuition fee: per 50 minute class hour (volume discounts apply)
  1 to 59 60 - 119 120+**
Weekday(8am~2pm) ¥135/h ¥130/h ¥125/h
Weekday(2pm~9pm) ¥150/h ¥145/h ¥140/h
Weekend(8am~9pm) ¥150/h ¥145/h ¥140/h

* Plus transportation fee from 20-50RMB per time, depending your location.
** You may receive an X2 short term study visa invitation for highlighted course fees.

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Private Chinese Class

Group Chinese Class

Group Mandarin Chinese Classes at Campus/at Location

The Sinology Institute admits students of all levels for different types of group Chinese classes. Group Chinese classes for families and friends planning to study together are available at special request at all levels. Intensive Mandarin Chinese group classes has been specially designed for students wishing to advance their Chinese at a high pace. Students will study four hours a day for five days a week(day or evening) for as long a period of time as desired. Intensive Mandarin Chinese classes' aims to have students at HSK level 5 (out of 6) within one year of training. The HSK 5 is a prerequisite to enter most Chinese universities. Trial classes are available.

  • Prerequisites: all levels are welcome
  • Placement test: through interview
  • Location: the Sinology Institute Courtyard
  • One class hour = 50 minutes
  • Tuition fees: Per Month
Hours per week 4 Weeks 8 Weeks 12 Weeks
4 ¥1050 ¥1000 ¥950
6 ¥1600 ¥1550 ¥1500
10* ¥2650 ¥2550 ¥2450
20* ¥5200 ¥5000 ¥4800

* You may receive an X2 short term study visa invitation for highlighted course fees.

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1. Contractual obligation

The Sinology Institute will provide the student with a number of Mandarin Chinese classes according to tuition fees paid. A study contract is considered entered from the moment fees are paid and a receipt is issued. Paid tuition fees are valid for one year from purchase (receipt of fees) and non-transferable. Classes will only be arranged after receipt of tuition fees.

A receipt will be issued upon receipt of funds.

One class hour = 50 minutes of tuition

The Sinology Institute reserves the right to arrange teachers according to availability.

2. Student progress

No guarantees can exist as to the progress of the student.

3. Cancellation and refund

Classes have to be cancelled by email at the latest 24 hours before class starting time. Instructions for rescheduling the class are the student's responsibility. Only after receipt of a confirmation email can the class be considered cancelled.

Students may cancel and reschedule up to 25% of their study contract's class volume. The 24 hour advance notice by email rule still applies.

No refunds are allowed.

4. Miscellaneous

The Sinology Institute reserves the right to have non-interfering quality auditors and prospective students listen in to classes.

Whenever referring to "Chinese" or the "Chinese language"it is a reference to the Mandarin Chinese language (Putonghua).

The Sinology Institute reserves the right of admission to all programs offered.

These policies and terms are subject to the laws and regulations of the PR China.


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