Visiting China soon? Start here

Visiting China soon? Start here

Mandarin schools in China


Are you looking to learn Mandarin Chinese in China?

There are plenty of Mandarin schools in China and they each offer a range of different classes.

Some people choose to immerse themselves in face-to-face Mandarin classes for months, while others prefer short programs that they can squeeze in while traveling.

No matter your preference, we’ve listed all the Mandarin schools in China below.

Most offer online classes too, or go to this page for online-only schools.

So now it’s up to you – simply use the city filter to help narrow your selection, or scroll through the whole list.


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Beijing International Chinese College

Beijing International Chinese College (BICC) is a professional educational institution devoted to the international promotion of Chinese language. Founded in 2005, BICC not only focuses on teaching international students Chinese language, but also offers training in teaching Chinese as a foreign language.

+86 10 8813 6285

Business Mandarin HK

With over 10 years’ experience of providing Mandarin Chinese language courses to major corporates and public organizations, Business Mandarin HK at Excel Learning Centre has pioneered the development and delivery of innovative and effective course solutions.

+852 3490 2937


Chinese Language Institute (CLI)

Study at CLI and learn Chinese through one-on-one language lessons and full cultural immersion. Located in Guilin, China, CLI offers intensive Chinese, college study abroad, academic travel, and online program options.

+86 0773 759 9367

Culture Yard

Culture Yard is an award winning online Mandarin Chinese language school. We help students from all over the world to master the Chinese language and pass the HSK. Choose to study privately 1 on 1 or in a small group.

+86 137 1822 9387

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Expat Chinese

Expat Chinese offers high quality Chinese lessons and courses in Guangzhou and online. We’re the only Chinese language center in Guangzhou that is founded and operated by a professional foreign Chinese language teacher. We teach Chinese the Western way!

+86 15002016434



GoEast Mandarin is one of Shanghai’s top Chinese language schools. Our teachers and language consultants work together to provide the best experience to every student – whether it’s for daily or business Chinese. Since 2012, over 90% of our students have renewed their package with us.

+86 021 6512 9300


Hanbridge Mandarin

Hanbridge Mandarin School was established to make fluency in Mandarin a reality for non-native speakers. We specialize in Mandarin language education both online and on campus – it’s all we do.

+86 400 646 2202

Hong Kong Mandarin School

Hong Kong Mandarin School is a professional language school in Hong Kong specializing in providing Mandarin and Cantonese lessons to expatriates and locals, adults and children, individuals, groups and corporate clients. The school provides excellent tailor-made Mandarin/Cantonese courses to meet students’ unique language needs.

+852 56677171

Hutong School

As the first Chinese language school under foreign management to be officially licensed by the Chinese Ministry of Education, we have built a strong reputation for high quality teaching and become the school of choice for anyone looking to learn Chinese in China or online.

+86 10 6403 8670

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IFC Mandarin

We offer a wide variety of business Chinese language courses from beginner to fully proficient students available at different times of the week, at our locations and virtually. Whether you seek development opportunities in China or work with Chinese colleagues in the firm, we have the solution for you.

+852 2540 2117


Established in 2003, iMandarin is for people who love to learn Mandarin and spread the Han Culture to all corners of the globe. iMandarin provides customized Mandarin training plans, language training and elite training to individuals and international enterprises. iMandarin features 20 campuses in eight cities, as well as online classes.

+86 400 188 5151

International Cultural Exchange School (Donghua University)

Studying Chinese at Donghua University’s International Cultural Exchange School (ICES) is interesting, fun, and rewarding. You will learn how to use the language, while also obtaining a deeper understanding of China and the country’s culture.

+86 21 6237 8595



Located in Kunming, we provide intensive one-on-one Chinese language program to overseas students of all ages. Our fully licensed teachers, who speak standard Mandarin and English, are professionally trained and use unique teaching methods that we have developed in-house based on over 17 years of experience.

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+86 871 6312 8853

Kunming College of Eastern Language

Kunming College of Eastern Language is the first and largest Chinese school in Yunnan. We have over 18 years of teaching experience. And, with over 20,000 square feet learning areas, you can not only have a distinctive studying experience but also enjoy your life here.

+86 871 6535 8860


LTL Mandarin School

LTL Mandarin School believes that Chinese study should not be limited to the classroom. When you study in China you can fully immerse yourself in Chinese culture, giving a deeper understanding of the Chinese language. Study at one of the six mainland China campuses, Taipei, online or even overseas in Singapore!

+86 (0) 10 65129057


Mandarin Garden

Mandarin Garden Chinese Center welcomes students from all over the globe into the wonderful world of Chinese culture, through the study of Mandarin. We provide our students with professional study and service, and a very Chinese-feeling environment to allow you to better assimilate into the sea of Chinese culture.

+86 21 5258 9885

Mandarin House

Over 50,000 students from 130+ nationalities have chosen Mandarin House as their Chinese language school and our expertise and reputation in helping students achieve their Chinese goals is second-to-none.

Mandarin Inn

Since opening in 2008, Mandarin Inn has been a leader in providing quality programs and superb service. More than 10,000 foreign students have joined Mandarin Inn, and we have more than 50 professional teachers. We also provide professional training for consulates and top 500 companies in Shanghai.

+86 21 5403 8115

Mandarin Morning

Mandarin Morning, a mandarin language school in Shanghai, was established in 2007. It offers language training, HSK, international Chinese teaching certificate training and examination.

+86 021 5213 9379

Mandarin Zone

Mandarin Zone School is a leading Chinese language school located in the Sanlitun area of Chaoyang District, Beijing. We’ve provided a variety Chinese courses since 2008. Study Chinese in Beijing with us and make rapid progress with your Mandarin language skills!

+86 (0) 10 6538 0023


New Concept Mandarin

Established in 2000, New Concept Mandarin specializes in teaching Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua courses) as a second language. Acting as both a classroom based and an online Chinese school, we offer learning solutions that will cater to your needs.

+852 2850 4332



Our school is situated in one of the most beautiful regions of China. Surrounded by an endless landscape of southern China’s famous Karst hills, Yangshuo is a famous foreigner-friendly travelers’ destination near Guilin.

+86 773 8812233


Silk Mandarin

We believe understanding each other’s language and culture unites people. It is our mission to teach the beautiful Chinese language and culture to all who have an interest in it, whatever their ambition, background or age, and wherever they are.

+86 21 6237 8028

Smile Chinese

Dalian Smile Chinese International Training School was founded in November 2006, with the goal of “Making your Chinese as beautiful as your smile!” We try our best to build a communication bridge for foreign friends working and living in Dalian.

+86 411 8282 0606

SN Mandarin

SN Mandarin combines the benefits of private academy flexibility and university qualification to offer dynamic Chinese training service. It features caring service, qualified teachers, efficient enrollment, fast progress, small group size, flexible schedule, student visa support, and online and offline blended classes.

+86 21 6507 8056

Sprachcaffe Beijing

We offer a wide spectrum of language courses, all of which have a clear focus on the practical use and acquisition of Mandarin. Situated in Beijing, our school boasts easy access to the city’s subway system and many of the city’s highlights including the Forbidden City and Wangfujing Street.

+86 10 6525 9966

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That’s Mandarin Language School

Founded in 2005, That’s Mandarin has been delivering excellence in Chinese teaching for over 16 years to more than 50,000 students of different nationalities. We offer a free trial class to all students!

+86 10 8448 9799



For over 12 years, we have been dedicated to providing more than 3,000 students excellent courses and services, helping them grow and have fun at XMandarin.

+86 532 8589 0993


Yuntai Shan International Culture and Martial Arts School

Whilst we offer Chinese martial arts training, we also provide you the chance to learn Mandarin in our classroom during the evenings. Our Chinese language programs are designed to immerse participants through class instruction, language exchange with native Mandarin speakers and optional electives.

+86 (0) 156 3919 0088

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Get informed before you head to the heart of Asia:

Psst! Don’t forget your VPN

If you’re planning on going to China to learn Chinese, don’t forget the internet will be censored when using Wi-Fi at your Mandarin school.

This means you can’t look things up on Google, let alone keep in touch with friends back home on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc, unless you have a virtual private network (VPN) on your devices.

Just make sure you download it before you arrive as the signup page will be blocked in China.

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Page last updated December 1, 2023.


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