Beijing Language and Culture University, founded in 1962, is the only international university dedicated to promoting Chinese language and culture worldwide. In the area of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL), BCLU has the longest history, the largest size, strongest faculty, and a prestigious global academic reputation that will enhance your career.

Beijing Language and Culture University is an international university where students from all over the world study together, and diverse cultures exchange with one another.

Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL)

Teach Chinese as a Second Language

BLCU was the first Chinese institution to offer the International Chinese Teacher Training program on campus. This prestigious program is now available 100% online and can be completed in as few as 5 months.

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Since 1962, BLCU has been the most prestigious academic base in China for Chinese language and culture research. Now students around the world can study at BLCU Online.

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The BLCU TCFL Center is the only state-level research base in the field of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language in China.


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Online International Chinese Teacher Training Program (ICTP)

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Our Scope

BLCU has trained over 150,000 foreign students, representing 176 regions, who are now proficient in Chinese language and culture. With cooperative relationships in over 280 universities and educational institutions in 50 countries, BLCU is often called the "Little United Nations".

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide high-quality Chinese language courses and teacher training courses via classical methodology and modern education technologies for both native and native speakers and help them to gain a new perspective of seeing themselves and the world.

Your Opportunity

If you would like to seize one of the most important academic opportunities of our generation - teaching Chinese language and culture in your country - earn your certificate in the Online International Chinese Teacher Training Program.