Visit Language Programmes at UNHQ to view
the course schedule for Chinese and all languages

Course icon General Chinese courses

Courses range from beginner to advanced levels. The main purpose is to develop comprehensive language skills — listening, speaking, reading, and writing — and to achieve levels of proficiency as defined in the United Nations Language Framework.


Communication icon Specialized Chinese courses

Courses strengthen skills in such areas as conversation, reading & writing, grammar & vocabulary, listening and pronunciationWe also offer courses that explore such topics as UN Sustainable Development Goals and Using Gender-inclusive LanguageWe also offer a course that helps learners prepare for the UN Language Proficiency Exam (Chinese)  


Duration icon Duration

General courses are typically organized in 10-week terms (3 hours per week). Specialized courses vary in length. 


Assessment icon Assessment

We follow a continuous evaluation system that takes various types of assessments into consideration. 


Methodology icon Methodology

Communicative Approach


Teachers icon Summer immersion program

Please click here for more information on the three-week immersion programme in China.