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Xi'an Jiaotong University

西安交通大学 Xī'ān jiāotōng dàxué, also known colloquially as 西交大 Xījiāodà

Study in China at Jiaotong UniversityXi’an Jiaotong University's roots can be traced back to 1896, when Nanyang Public University was founded in Shanghai. Nanyang became Jiaotong in the 1920s, and in 1955 Jiaotong was split into two parts, one remaining in Shanghai (becoming the present-day Shanghai Jiaotong University), and the other established in Xi’an, in the west of China, to promote education in more remote areas and also to avoid possible bombings from the US Air Force and KMT in Taiwan.

As one of the oldest and most famous universities in China, Xi’an Jiaotong is one of the nine universities in the elite C9 league of Chinese institutions. Based on the Ministry of Education's academic assessment rankings, Xi'an Jiaotong is the top-ranked Chinese university in the disciplines of management science, business administration and power engineering.

In 2006, Xi’an Jiaotong, in partnership with the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, opened a joint university in Suzhou (East China), the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, an independent institution in its own right and the first Sino-British university to be approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Our two cents...

Xi’an Jiaotong is one of China’s top nine universities. It is a great school set in a city that is often referred to as the birthplace of China, and the country's historic centre. Students who have spent time in Xi’an often remark that living there you really get a sense of the history of China and where the country comes from. Xi’an is still relatively raw when compared to Beijing or Shanghai, so in many senses it is a more authentic Chinese experience, whilst still being a big city. You’ll still be able to find creature comforts that you miss from home, with Western restaurants, supermarkets and department stores aplenty, but you’ll never escape that you are studying and living in an ancient centre that still retains its original city walls, and is located a short distance from the world-famous Terracotta Army. For those who are looking to delve deep into Chinese history and culture (the best way to learn Chinese), Xi’an Jiaotong is the ideal choice. Find out more about what it's like to live and study in Xi'an...

What is included in your Chinese language program?

CSA's bottom line goal is to make sure your stay in China goes smoothly. We're there for you as much or as little as needed! As a CSA student, in addition to your course tuition, you'll also receive:

Course tuition fees
Pre-departure assistance
Airport Pick-up 
All textbooks (for students who choose a study option)
Assistance buying a local SIM card on arrival 
City and local area orientation (restaurants, supermarkets etc.)
Meet up with other CSA students
Registration assistance when you arrive
24-hour on the ground support while you are in China. More Information ►

What is the cost of this program, and when can I start?!

Whether you want to study in China for an academic year, a semester, over the wintertime or in summer, there is a China Study Abroad program for you in Xi'an. Be sure to follow the link below to find out more information on the Xi'an Jiaotong University Chinese language program that is right for you. We look forward to welcoming you to Xian soon!

Cost varies. See our Dates and Fees page for more details 

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Course Descriptions

Short Term Chinese Language Program:

1. Duration: 1-3 Months.

2. Curriculum:

Compulsory courses---Comprehensive Chinese, spoken Chinese, Chinese listening.

Elective courses---Chinese history and culture, Tai Chi, Calligraphy, etc.

3. Class Duration: 20 credit hours/week.

4. Class: Elementary Chinese language, intermediate Chinese language, and advanced Chinese language.

5. Language and Cultural Practice: Field trips are organized for short-term Chinese language students to historical places around the city. These are targeted at providing them with opportunities to practice Chinese language and learn about Chinese culture.

 

Long Term Chinese Language Program:

1. Duration: One semester or longer

2. Curriculum:

Compulsory courses---Intensive reading, listening, speaking, writing, and extensive reading.

Electives courses--- HSK examination counseling, pronunciation, Tai Chi, Chinese cooking, Calligraphy, Chinese history, etc.

3. Class Duration: 20 credit hours/week.

4. Class: Elementary Chinese language, intermediate Chinese language, and advanced Chinese language.

5. Language and Cultural Practice: Field trips are organized for long-term Chinese language students to places in Shaanxi, Sichuan, Guangxi, Henan, Ningxia, and Hunan. These are targeted at providing them with ample opportunities to practice Chinese language and learn about Chinese culture. Students visit multiple cities around China in the process of historical sightseeing, and explore the multi-ethnic background of Chinese society, which helps to improve their communicative abilities.

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  • Beijing

    China Study Abroad Ltd
    3610 Capital Mansions,
    6 Xinyuan Nan Road, Chaoyang
    Beijing, 100027
    Phone: (+86) 10 8468 3799 
  • London

    China Study Abroad Ltd
    154 Bishopsgate
    London EC2M 4LN
    United Kingdom
    Phone: (+44) 0207 377 84 
  • Hong Kong

    China Study Abroad Ltd
    Rm 604-7 Dominion Centre
    43-59 Queen’s Road East
    Hong Kong
    Phone: (+852) 800 968 924 

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