Activity Planning(Provisional)
  • Chinese Bridge--Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students

    The “Chinese Bridge”--Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students is a large-scale international competition organized by Hanban. Since its launch in 2002, this annual event has been held 7 times and attracted more than 593 college students from 59 countries to participate in its semi-finals and finals in China. In addition, there are more than 50,000 students all over the world involved in the preliminary rounds. This competition is now an important platform for international college students to learn the Chinese language and more about China. It also serves to help young people in the world better communicate with each other.

    The contents of the competition include Chinese language proficiency, knowledge about China, Chinese cultural skills and comprehensive learning abilities. Students who win the preliminary rounds held in their countries will qualify to come to China for the finals. They will also get scholarships to further their studies in China. During the event, they will have a chance to take part in various cultural activities.

  • 1. Sponsor


  • 2.Participants

    Foreign college students under 30 years of age with foreign nationalities or overseas-born Chinese whose first language is not Chinese.

  • 3.Contents

    Chinese language proficiency

    Knowledge of China

    Chinese cultural skills

    Comprehensive learning ability

  • 4.Time

    From every January to June, the preliminary rounds of the competition will be held in various countries.

    From every June to August, the semi-finals and finals will be held in China

  • 5. The Official Website of “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition

  • 6. Contact Infromation of the Organizing Committee

    For more information, please contact local Chinese Embassies or Consulates, Confucius Institutes or visit Hanban’s website:

    Check for any updated information on the official website of “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition.