I. Course Objective

Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) is a program which aims to cultivate high-level professionals who can teach Chinese as a second language both home and abroad, and undertake multi-type and multi-level teaching tasks worldwide.
To adapt to the international trend, Tianjin University starts to enroll foreign students majoring in Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) from 2016 and offer Confucius Institute Scholarship to excellent applicants.


II. Eligibility
1. Applicants should be foreign citizens with good health, aged below 35;
2. Applicants should be bachelor degree holders with the major related to education or Chinese;
3. Applicants should hold HSK 5 (180 score) certificate, and have a good command of Chinese Language.


III. Duration
2 years


IV. Curriculum
The total credits should be >=38 credits: including compulsory courses (>=18 credits), optional courses (>=12 credits), teaching practice6 creditsand dissertation (2 credits) .


V. Scholarship and Application Materials
Students can apply for International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship (Confucius Institute Scholarship).
Scholarship Coverage
International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship (Confucius Institute Scholarship) provides full coverage including tuition fee, accommodation (double room), living allowance (3000RMB/month/person) and comprehensive medical insurance.
Application Procedures
Please refer to “International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship (Confucius Institute Scholarship)” ( for details.

Application Materials
1. A scanned copy of the passport photo page;
2. Notarized certificate of the highest diploma. If applicants are university students, they must provide an official pre-graduation certificate showing their student status and stating expected graduation date, the original certificate should be provided after admission. If applicants are employed, a proof of employment is to be submitted with the application. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English, the original and a copy must be submitted;
3. Notarized copy of the academic transcripts: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English;

4.Study Experience Resume: The start and end time of each education experience must be uninterrupted, and education level should start from senior middle school; (Click here to download template)
5. Two recommendation letters: Applicants need to submit two recommendation letters in English or Chinese from two professors or associate professors; (Click here to download template)
6. A study or research plan not less than 800 words written in Chinese. All applicants must submit a study or research plan for the study period in China; (Click here to download template)

7. Physical Examination Record for Foreigners. (Click here to download template). The medical examinations must cover all the items listed and should be conducted after October, 2021.
8. HSK Certificate;
9. Certificate of Non-criminal Records.


VI. Application Deadline: June 30
Registration Date: August 25-26


VII. Admission
We will review all the application materials, and admission is based on merit. We will send the Admission Notice and Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW202) to the final successful applicants by August 1st.


VIII. Fees (RMB)
1. Application Fee: 420 (Pay at registration stage)
2. Tuition: 24,900RMB/ person /academic year
Tianjin University shall reserve the right of tuition modification.
3. Medical Insurance Fee: Foreign students who study in universities in China must purchase the medical insurance offered by China Ping’ an Insurance Company at the same time. The insurance duration is for at least six months and 600RMB for each person per academic year.
4. Other fees such as traveling fee, learning materials fee should be paid by students themselves.
5. Accommodation

Note: Dormitory on campus must be booked beforehand. Self-funded students may find their own living accommodation off campus, but they must register to the local police station within 24 hours.

Note: All the above fees are non-refundable


IX. Contact
Address: International Admissions Office (Room 201 of School of International Education), Tianjin University
No.92, Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, China
Zip code: 300072
Tel: 0086-22-27406691
Fax: 0086-22-27406147