Summer camp in China 2024

In July 2024, a 2-week Confucius Institute summer camp is planned to be held in China (between July 27 and August 10, 2024) – Beijing (2 days), Qingdao (10 days), and Shanghai (2 days). The entry city is Beijing, and the departure city is Shanghai – please view the detailed schedule HERE. During the two weeks in China, the summer camp will include 10 intensive spoken Chinese courses. Additionally, visits to scenic spots such as the Great Wall and the Forbidden City in Beijing, Laoshan Mountain, the Underwater World, Zhanqiao Scenic Area, Badaguan, and May Fourth Square in Qingdao, City God Temple, Nanjing Road, the Bund, Oriental Pearl Tower, and Zhujiajiao Water Town in Shanghai are scheduled. The eligibility criteria for summer camp participants are as follows:

a. Participants must hold Slovak or EU nationality, be aged between 18 and 30 by June 30, 2024, and must submit a photocopy of the personal passport photo page during registration.

b. Participants must register for and complete a 4-week – 32-hour intensive HSK1 Chinese language course from March, 11 to April 4, 2024, and simultaneously must pass the HSK1 exam organized by the Confucius Institute on April 7. The course will be held each day from Monday to Thursday from 16:30 to 18:00 in designated classrooms at the Confucius Institute at Comenius University at the Faculty of Arts. The total cost for tuition and exam fee is 100 euros, payable online to the Confucius Institute account by March 10, 2024.

c. Participants are responsible for their own round-trip international airfare from Vienna to Beijing and Shanghai to Vienna, as well as visa-related expenses.

d. During their stay in China, expenses for study, travel, accommodation, transportation, breakfast, and dinner will be covered by the cooperating Chinese partner school.