Shanghai     2400-3000 CNY/Month     17.6 ℃
Chinese Language and Culture
Degree Type: Master
Application Deadline: 2017-08-20
Language: English
Starting Date: 2017-09-01
Duration: 2 years
Tuition: CNY 50000.00
Application Fee Through University: USD 100.00
Application Fee Through CTUAS: USD 100.00


Students have an opportunity for daily conversation with Chinese students in the department, home stays at Chinese professor’s homes, dinners with successful Chinese business men, factory visits and a chance to meet people of different backgrounds on our weekend outings to places of cultural and historical interest.

Having a basic foundation in Chinese culture and literature gives you the upper hand over the competition and provides you with access to more business opportunities.

DCLL academic staff has earned national and international recognition for their research into Chinese culture and literature as well as the Chinese language.

As of now, DCLL has established partnerships with more than 20 universities in Asia, America, and Europe, and has programs for student training and exchanges for faculty and student.

After graduation, there will be opportunities in business, trade, journalism, education, law, translation/interpreting, government, tourism, and IT. Many investors and multi-national companies have established their China and Asia headquarters in Shanghai.

In recent years students from the United States, Britain, Germany, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, and others have made their way to Fudan University in ever increasing numbers to learn Chinese language and culture.



Overview of the Program

Fudan University’s Department of Chinese Language and Literature (DCLL) was founded in 1925. At present, it also includes the Research Institute of Chinese Language and Literature. There are six teaching and research divisions in DCLL: Modern and Contemporary Literature; Classic Literature; Theories of Art and Literature; Writing; Chinese language; and Comparative Literature. In addition, it has a language lab, a research center for modern literature, and a research center for traditional Chinese culture. The Research Institute of Chinese Language and Literature also consists of six branches: History of Chinese Literary Criticism; Modern and Contemporary Literature; Grammar; Rhetoric; Wu Dialects; Theoretical Linguistics; and Aesthetics. In order to give further strength to our research team, DCLL has established another six research divisions besides the Research Center for Classic Chinese Literature, which is recognized by the Ministry of Education. They include centers for research into Art, Literature and Aesthetics, World Chinese Culture, Film Art, Chinese Contemporary Literary Creation, Speech-Audio Science, and Artistic Anthropology and Folk Literature. Other institutes and research centers attached to DCLL are the Fudan Institute, Institute for Literature of Hong Kong and Taiwan, and the Research Center for Unearthed Literature and Archaic Chinese Characters.

There are 92 full-time faculty at DCLL including 37 professors, 25 PhD advisors and 32 associate professors. Since China’s reform and opening policy, faculty members have received 16 municipal and national level teaching and textbook awards, published more than 300 textbooks and academic monographs, several thousand papers and essays, and won more than 170 awards from national or Shanghai level institutions.

There are 11 areas of study for PhD majors and 13 for MA majors. The center for post-doctoral research was established in 1995.

DCLL offers all types and levels of study options for international students:

Full-time BA, MA and Ph. D degree programs or shorter programs for students or teachers who wish to study for Chinese language, literature or culture from a month to a year or more. DCLL also offers inter-university and inter-department exchange programs, for both students and educators. Apart from these, DCLL offers special courses to international teachers and students for HSK training, and the Chinese teaching certificate.

Faculty and Facilities

Teachers in this program are members of the full-time faculty and are experts in Chinese language, literature, and culture. They feel at home in both Western and Eastern cultural contexts. 50 members of the faculty have doctorates and the majority has experience teaching international students Chinese. Over the past ten years, 84 teachers in DCLL have taught Chinese language in 21 universities overseas.

DCLL’s offices are located from the 10th to the 15th floors of Guanghua Twin Towers. Besides administrative offices, DCLL has classrooms, conference rooms, multimedia rooms and party rooms, which are available for various teaching and research activities. Professors in DCLL have office hours in Guanghua Twin Towers. DCLL covers an area of approximately 700 square meters, and has more than 100,000 books and periodicals in its library.

DCLL’s Office for International Students administers to the studies and provides day to day assistance for international students in the department. Chinese students and international students in DCLL get along well, helping each other with their studies and holding an annual party each year. International students are welcome to participate in departmental student organizations such as the Hong Wen and Bei Chen Societies.

Item Amount (RMB/Per Year)
Tuition fee 50000.00 (Approximately)
Medical Examination 500.00 (Approximately)
Insurance 800.00 (Approximately)
Accommodation Fee 20000.00 (Approximately)
Residence Permit 400.00 (Approximately)
Living Cost 25000.00 (Approximately)
Settlement and Other Cost 2000.00 (Approximately)
Not: Medical Examination only need to be paid at the 1st academic year.

How to Apply

(1) Overall Procedure

You need only to complete the following procedure which is very convenient and time saving

1. Click “Apply Now”

2. Fill in online application

3. Upload all the required documents and Submit your application

4. Pay the application fee

5. Wait for the application results

Important notice: You need to create an account before applying. Account name needs to be a valid email, which will be used to receive our system notice.

(2) Required documents

1. One photocopy of your passport;

2. Passport-size Photos of the applicant;

3. Official transcripts;

4. An official certificate of your highest education; or an official Certificate of Enrollment for the ones still on campus.

5. Two Recommendation Letters from professors in the same academic field (The letters should be written in the blank recommendation form and enclosed in special envelopes with seal);

6. Language Proficiency certificate; (Certificate of HSK for Chinese-taught Programs. Official copy of TOEFL or IELTS scores for applicants whose first language is not English for English-taught Programs)

7. Personal Statement including previous study and work experiences, academic research achievement, planned research proposal, and individual development objective after graduation.

Notice: Note that all Certificates or Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be notarized in Chinese or English editions.



CTUAS Offers the Best Universities and Qualified Education.

The universities CTUAS offers are among the top 100 universities in China, each university has won a good reputation in its dominant fields both in China and in the world. CTUAS has a good cooperation with the top universities in China, therefore, international students who want to study in China, can have a better chance to get qualified education through CTUAS. Through CTUAS you can quickly and easily find the most suitable and excellent universities and programs.

Less Payment, More Offers.

Different from other application systems, you can apply for more than one offer which will guarantee your enrollment. In this case, you will not miss any suboptimal choices, when choosing your favorite university and program. In addition, the more offers you choose, the less is the marginal payment.

CTUAS Cares about Your Career, Destiny and Development.

CTUAS focuses not only on providing the best application service for international students, but also on their career, destiny and future development in China. CTUAS will establish a good relationship with every international student who applies for studying in China through its application system. Except for helping you find the most suitable and excellent universities and programs, CTUAS will offer valuable advises for your life, your study and your career development in China. CTUAS hopes every international student can have a better development after studying in China.

Most of the Services CTUAS Offers Are Free, CTUAS just Collects the Application Fee on Behalf of the Universities.

Everyone who wants to apply through CTUAS can enjoy free online consulting service, free DHL delivery service, free visa and per-departure guide service, free accommodation booking service and free student handbook. On behalf of the universities, CTUAS just collects the application fee which applicants also have to pay when they apply directly to universities. In addition, for some extra service, CTUAS will only charge at a lower rate, such as airport pick-up service, hotel booking service and city tour.

More Convenient and Fast Replied Services

When applying directly to universities, international students have to suffer from the time consuming application. After submitting their application, they have to wait anxiously for the reply of the official office of universities. In most cases, the waiting time will last more the one week, sometime maybe more than one month. But differently, in order to facilitate your application and save your time, CTUAS promises that your application will be replied within 24 hours and the final application result will be informed in 2 weeks.

CTUAS Offers Internship in China.

In order to broaden the horizons and enrich the experiences of the international students, CTUAS also offer internship in China. CTUAS helps you find the internship information of Chinese company and you can also choose to be a consultant of CTUAS.