Mandarin for Future Mandarin Teachers


July 6 – August 14, 2015

Established in 2006 through Confucius Institute at China Institute ([email protected]), a partnership between China Institute and East China Normal University (ECNU), this six-week summer program provides scholarships for a select group of pre-service and in-service Chinese language teachers to take intensive graduate-level courses taught by distinguished ECNU professors who are leading scholars in their respective fields. Participating educators can earn graduate credits that may be used for Professional Development credits in schools or to obtain teaching certification from the New York State Education Department (NYSED).

The MFMT program offers:
• 4 Graduate-level Courses* (3 credits each from ECNU)
• Chinese Cultural Immersion Excursions

FREE Tuition and Accommodation**
Program Length: 6 weeks
Program Location: ECNU, Shanghai, China


Early-bird Registration***: by March 16, 2015

Application Deadline: by April 30, 2015


Registration Fee (non-refundable): $30

Program Fee: $300 (due upon acceptance)

For more information, please contact Aaron Nicholson at [email protected] or call 212-744-8181, ext. 138.

*The 4 courses are Social Linguistics, Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Chinese Lexicology, and Intellectual History of China.

**Restrictions apply.

***$30 registration fee is waived for early-bird applicants.

Information on summer 2016 program will be available in early 2016.