In the beautiful tropical province of Hainan, a school of higher education, young and vigorous, is quickly developing and expanding day by day as society forges ahead towards the future with interest. It is Hainan University, which covers an area of 4500 acres in a setting characterized by picturesque scenery and an amiable climate. Being the only comprehensive and key university of Hainan Province, it is financially supported by both Ministry of Education and Hainan Provincial Government, and has now become a national key university since it has entered the '211' Project. It is one of the 22 Chinese Teaching Centers designated by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of China. Since 1996, it has accepted thousands of international students from over 20 countries and regions and been well received for its reputation and teaching results. College of International Cultural Exchange undertakes the tasks of international students’ enrollment, management, teaching of Chinese as a foreign language, and international cooperation and exchange. It offers quite and comfortable studying and living environment, well-equipped classrooms, flexible teaching methods, and applied teaching contents. It focuses on improving students’ language skills and communicative competence. Since 2008, Hainan University has obtained approval of HSK from the Office of Chinese Language Council International to CICE, which will bring great convenience for the foreign students and other foreigners to take the test of HSK.
1. CICE assigns one or two Chinese undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language to each international student as one-to-one language partners.
2. Each semester, CICE offers related practical culture courses, such as, lectures on shadow boxing, on Chinese calligraphy, and on folk traditional handicrafts. There’re practical language courses as well, such as cultural trips, parties for promoting friendship between Chinese and International students, speech competitions, and writing competitions.
3. There’re colorful extracurricular activities with Chinese students, such as swimming games, rope skipping games, basketball games, and singing competitions, etc.
4. CICE organizes international students to visit places of interest.
Hainan University warmly welcomes international students wishing to study in China.