Language requirements and compulsory courses
Chinese and profile of China are compulsory courses for international students receiving education for academic qualifications; political theory is the compulsory course for international students majoring in philosophy, political science and economics and international students of other majors can apply for exemption from taking this course.
Chinese language is the basic instruction language used in the education of international students in institutions of higher education. The institutions shall provide necessary Chinese language training program for the international students whose Chinese proficiency level doesn't meet the requirements of course learning.
The institutions can offer courses in a foreign language including English for international students if possible. The students that use a foreign language to receive education for academic qualifications shall write the abstract of graduation thesis in Chinese.