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Chinese courses

Oriental Pearl Tour

The Chinese courses are designed for the Universidad Carlos III students as well as for other students from outside the UC3M who wish to enrol on the courses.

All courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and are taught by specialised teachers with an extensive experience in teaching the language.


  • Methodology based on the communicative approach
  • Small group size
  • Teaching levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:
  • Diploma certifying duration of the course, qualification and level attained
  • The courses are open to students and staff of the UC3M as well as members of the public from outside the University. The latter need to hold a secondary education qualification (‘bachillerato’) to enrol on the course.

Our courses

*elective credits

Official exams

YCT, HSK, HSKK Y BCT are the only official exams of the Chinese language organised by the CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE OF MADRID. All of them are assessed by the Office of Chinese Language Council International (HANBAN) in Beijing.

These exams certify the level of proficiency in the Chinese language, both oral and written, required by all Chinese academic institutions.

More information at the Instituto Confucio