As an important part of Nankai University’s International Student Recruitment, the Advanced Study Program is designed to cultivate both general practical Chinese language talents and professionals who have a deep understanding of China’s national conditions. Two sub-programs are provided by the Advanced Study Program, including Sub-program 1 ( Chinese Language Advanced Study ) and Sub-program 2 ( Short-term Thematic Advanced Study ). Featuring a flexible duration as well as focuses on the systematization of the teaching, the practicability of courses and the improvement of students in all respects, the Advanced Study Program has contributed to the cultivation of lots of friendly ambassadors of cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries and international Chinese language educators and sinologists.
Nankai University offers a variety of language practice opportunities and abundant recreational and sports activities held regularly for foreign students to experience Chinese culture, such as Chinese and foreign students’ Salons, Mandarin-Speaking Competitions, Chinese Spelling Hero and Chinese-Singing Contests. These various forms of teaching and practicing exercisescan create a broad platform for international students to learn Chinese, show their personal style, understand actual situations of China and submerge themselves in Chinese culture.