The International Education College¡¯s Enrollment Program for Foreign Students

I. UniversityProfile

As a provincial undergraduate university with the oldest history, largest scale and strongest comprehensive strength in the southeastern area of Heilongjiang Province, Mudanjiang Normal University is the research center both for teacher education and basic education, and the training center for continuing education here. Furthermore, it has master¡¯s and bachelor¡¯s degree authorization systems.

This university is located in beautiful Mudanjiang City ¨C one of the national outstanding tourist cities, with 50 years since its establishment. Besides, it is one of the first normal universities with bachelor-degree authorization approved by the State Council of China. In October 2001, it successfully passed the undergraduate education evaluation of the Ministry of Education of PRC (MOE). In January 2006, it was granted with the master degree authorization. In June 2008, it achieved a qualification that MOE expert team for assessing undergraduate education came here to visit.

With 1.05 million m2 in total, nearly 0.36 million m2 for construction area, it is a provincial garden-style university. Its students are recruited throughout the country. This university has 18 education organizations in total, including 16 departments, one international education exchange center (IEEC) and one continuing education college (CEC); and has 38 undergraduate majors, including 18 teacher education majors and 20 non-teacher education majors that covering 8 subjects. In addition, it has a state-level special architecture major, four provincial-level key majors, five second-subject master¡¯s degree authorization centers, two provincial-level key subjects, a provincial-level key lab, two provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration centers and 10 provincial-level excellent courses. Generally, it has more than 16,000 full-time students including three-year students, undergraduate students and master students, additionally 2,880 registered adult education students.

Nowadays, this university has 1,151 teachers and staff, including 730 full-time teachers, with 312 full/associate professors. There are 339 teachers with doctor¡¯s or master¡¯s degree, five teachers obtaining the special allowance provided by the State Council and the provincial government, seven state-level & provincial-level or department-level prominent teachers, including two state-level prominent teachers.

This university's fixed assets are more than RMB (same below) 450 million Yuan, including 85.74 Yuan teaching & research equipments. Its library¡¯s construction area is 25,000 m2, with an advanced digital library, an international online literature retrieval system, 1.005 million books and over 3,000 kinds of Chinese and foreign-language periodicals. With an advanced campus computer information network in the province, it has realized a smooth network environment, where you can surf the internet freely.

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Recently, our six research institutes are assuming or participating over 100 scientific research projects, including the national-level (the national ¡°863 Program¡±, National Natural Science Foundation, Social Science Foundation, MOE) and provincial-level, where there are 13 teaching achievements and more than 200 scientific achievements that obtain the provincial and ministerial level awards, more than 50 papers have been included by the three major retrieval systems (SCI, EI and ISTP).

This university has constantly strengthened scientific & technological cooperation and exchanges with foreign universities and colleges. Through academic exchanges, exchange visits of scholars, cooperative education and training, exchanges of students, and so on, it has established the inter-school cooperation with dozens of universities and colleges in Russia, Australia, South Korea, UK, Japan and other countries. What¡¯s more, a number of renowned scholars from overseas are employed as our school¡¯s part-time professor or specially-appointed professor.

II. College Profile

Established in Jun. 2003, the international education college (IEC) of Mudanjiang Normal University mainly engages in teaching Chinese & management for foreign students, international exchanges, hiring & managing foreign experts, as well as teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL).

IEC has about 20 full-time / part-time teachers, including over 10 teachers with senior technical titles, where most of them have master degrees or above.

Since starting to recruit foreign students in 1996, many foreign students, from Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Japan, the United States, etc., have come here to study Chinese one after another.

Based on the long-term Chinese-teaching practice for foreign students, our teachers teach students according to their aptitudes, focus on their characteristics and skills, which has made foreign students' different abilities ¨C listening, speaking, reading, writing and so on ¨C obtain all-round development.

As for Chinese-foreign cooperation in running schools, IEC has established friendly cooperation with many foreign colleges or universities successively, including the Blagoveshchensk State Pedagogical University of Russia, the Vladivostok State University Of Economics and Service, the Kamchatka State University of Pedagogy of Russia, the Kamchatka State University of Pedagogy of Russia, the University of Westminster of UK, the Brunel University of UK, the Northumbria University of UK, the Fuji Tokoha University of Japan, the Chongju University of South Korea, the Taylor's University College of Malaysia, the Genetic Computer School of Singapore, etc.

As in hiring & managing foreign experts, there have been lots of foreign teachers teaching in our college, who come from US, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Russia, Japan and other countries. IEC always strictly obeys the corresponding laws and regulations promulgated by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of PRC (SAFEA) and by the relevant provincial and municipal functional departments.
In 2008, IEC added the undergraduate major of teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, which integrated the education for foreign students, and has gradually formed a cross-cultural school-running pattern. 

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III. Enrollment Items

A. Undergraduate Education
IEC¡¯s Chinese undergraduate education is for-year course. If completing your study period with qualified achievements and passing the examination, you will be issued with a Chinese undergraduate diploma (registered in MOE) by our school; if passing the thesis oral defense, you will be issued with a bachelor¡¯s degree certificate.

Curriculum:
Required professional courses: basic grammar, basic speaking, basic listening, intermediate-level grammar, intermediate-level speaking, intermediate-level listening, high-level grammar, high-level speaking, Chinese grammar, Chinese culture, Chinese writing, Chinese practice
Optional professional courses: Reading & writing Chinese characters, Chinese reading, translation, selected readings to newspapers and periodicals, classical Chinese, classical literature, modern literature, sports, Chinese cooking, Chinese Kung fu, Chinese calligraphy

Admission time: from the end of Aug. to the beginning of Sep. every year.

B. Long-term Chinese further study

  1. It is divided into three levels: basic, intermediate-level and high-level; and small class for teaching.
  2. Application conditions: independent living and learning abilities, physical heath, compliance with the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China as well as all the rules of this university, not based on your current Chinese level.
  3. Admission time: from the end of Feb. to the beginning of Mar.
    And from the end of Aug. to the beginning of Sep.
  4. Curriculum and required level:

Level

Main Courses

Required Level

Basic

Chinese grammar, Chinese speaking, Chinese listening, Reading & writing Chinese characters, picture talking

After finishing the study, you should have about 2,000 words, basically understand the Chinese grammar and can listen and speak the daily Chinese.

Intermediate-level

Chinese grammar, Chinese speaking, Chinese listening, Chinese reading, HSK counseling

After finishing the study, you should have about 4,000 words, can basically master the Chinese grammar, have the general listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities.

High-level

Chinese grammar, Chinese speaking, Chinese listening, selected readings to newspapers and periodicals, Chinese culture, HSK counseling

After finishing the study, you should be familiar with using Chinese, have higher listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities, and can do translation or similar works.

    5. After finishing the required courses, you will be issued with a course-completion certificate by this university. In addition, you may participate in the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) during your study period.

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C. Short-term Chinese Training

  1. It is focused on winter and summer vacations (winter: Jan. to Feb.; summer: Jul. to Aug.)
  2. Curriculum:
    Language courses: Chinese grammar, listening & speaking
    Practice courses: city sightseeing & introduction, appreciating calligraphy, learning to sing Chinese songs, learning to Chinese cuisine, basic Chinese Kung Fu.
  3. Course-completion: if passing the examination after finishing the courses, you will be issued with the relevant certificates.

IV. Charges

Item

Tuition Fee

Accommodation Fee

Others

Long-term Chinese further study

10,000 Yuan/school year

3,500 Yuan/semester
7,000 Yuan/school year

Registration fee: 400 Yuan
Cash deposit: 500 Yuan
Bedding fee: 200 Yuan

Short-term Chinese Training

1,200 Yuan/month
3,600 Yuan/three months

50 Yuan/day/room
1,500 Yuan/month/room

Registration fee: 400 Yuan
Cash deposit: 500 Yuan
Bedding fee: 200 Yuan

Long-term Chinese further study

13,000 Yuan/school year

3,500 Yuan/semester
7,000 Yuan/school year

Registration fee: 400 Yuan
Cash deposit: 500 Yuan
Bedding fee: 200 Yuan

Note:

  1. All the payment is RMB.
  2. Not including accommodation fees in holiday.
  3. Book fee is calculated in accordance with the actual.

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V. Extra-curricular Activities of Foreign Students

  1. Sightseeing intra-Mudanjiang City: Cultural Square, Riverside Park, Beishan Park, Walking Street, Yuantongjiang Temple, Snow Castle of Mudanjiang, enjoying Chinese snacks, etc.
  2. Suburban tour & sightseeing: Three Cols, Mudanjiang National Forest Park, Pohai Leisure Folk Garden, Jingpo Lake, Yabuli Ski-field, Hengdao Hezi Tiger Park, Weihu Mountain TV & Film City. Visit Chinese rural areas, enjoy farmhouse dishes, etc.
  3. Campus activities: social survey, Chinese recitation contest, table tennis contest, volleyball contest, Chinese calligraphy contest, Christmas, New Year party, etc.
  4. The extra-curricular activities of short-term classes can be temporarily adjusted in according with the students¡¯ study time, interest and hobbies.