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6 Best language schools in Beijing (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning Chinese in Beijing? We have researched all the details about the best Chinese language schools in Beijing for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Interested in a specific type of course? See our reviews of Chinese courses & camps for teenager and children in Beijing or other 16 different Chinese course types in Beijing.
Interested in language travel to other cities? Have a look at Chinese language schools in other cities in China such as Beihai, Chengde, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Xi an, Yangshuo or see our list of all schools in China. You may also want to consult options outside China for learning Chinese.
Why Beijing? Beijing, one of the biggest cities in the world, is not only interesting due to the great economic boom they are experiencing but especially because of its astonishing history and culture.Beyond the modernity, Beijing offers a bountiful mixture of traditional lane houses (hutong), parks, architectural and cultural treasures and exquisite temples.
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Beijing

Rating: 4

4.0 | 1 review

The teaching method and the location.

19 December 2018
Course: Part-time Group Program - 8 weeks
Student age: 34 years


Rating: 4.6

4.6 | 5 reviews

Teachers, the support and help in solving small problems or needs.

6 August 2018
Course: Small Group - 4 weeks
Student age: 36 years


Key Facts about Beijing

Quality of life was ranked in recent report of Mercer in position 120 (2019).

Population: 11,717,000

Time zone: +1h. (GMT +8)

Region: Beijing,

Currency: CNY (1 CNY = 2222.9383 IDR)

Name of city in Chinese: 北京

Beijing quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5

4.5 (101 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from Indonesia require a visa to enter and study in China. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 49 (rankings of universities in Beijing)

High season: August

Low season: February

Average course price per week: 2,738 CNY

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Jakarta

  • Student price index excluding rent:115* (15% more expensive than Jakarta)
  • Student price index including rent:128* (28% more expensive than Jakarta)
  • Price index food only:149* (49% more expensive than Jakarta)
  • Big Mac price (China average):19.52 CNY (35% more expensive than in Indonesia)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type I
  • Plug Type C
  • Residential voltage: 220 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Public transportation in Beijing

Weather in Beijing

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Events in BeijingBest time to take a language course in Beijing

National Day
National Day

01 October 2021Traditional Chinese festival. Moon cakes are eaten, there are dances for young people and parades with lighted lanterns. Incense is burnt in honour of the ancient gods, the lion dance is performed and lanterns are hung from bamboo poles.

Confucius' Birthday
Confucius' Birthday

27 October 2021The birthday of the most famous Chinese philosopher is celebrated at the Temple of Confucius of Beijing.

What to do in Beijing

Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Capital Museum
Capital Museum
Hòuhai Lakes
Hòuhai Lakes
Great Wall
Great Wall
Happy Valley Beijing
Happy Valley Beijing
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Arrival Airport

Beijing Capital International (PEK) - 24 km. from Beijing city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 32,00 CNY, 44 minutes.

Main stops: Bcia Terminal 1 to Guangqumen

Every 10 minutes, 40,00 CNY, 80 minutes.

Main stops: Beijing PEK T2 to Dongzhimen, Dongzhimen to Beijing Station

Taxi: 113 CNY, 40 minutes drive to city center of Beijing

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International
  • Indonesia: Bali (Denpasar), Soekarno-Hatta
  • USA: Boston Logan International, Chicago O'Hare International, Detroit Wayne County, Honolulu International, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Los Angeles International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, San Francisco International, San Jose International, Seattle / Tacoma International, Washington Dulles
  • Canada: Calgary, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
  • South Africa: Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
  • United Kingdom: London Heathrow, Manchester
  • Australia: Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney Kingsford Smith
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi

    FAQ about schools in Beijing

  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • The student price index in Beijing is 61.4. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Beijing with 4.5 stars out of 5.
  • In Beijing electricity is 220 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type A, I, C.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Beijing is Beijing Capital International (24.9 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Beijing.
  • Schools in Beijing offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: HSK.
  • See the climate table of Beijing and the event calendar of Beijing with events such as National Day, Confucius' Birthday.
  • 2280US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Chinese course in Beijing. The average cost of a language course in Beijing is 0US$ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at MYChineseStudy as the best.
  • East-West Connection has received the best overall rating in Beijing.
  • LTL Mandarin School, located in Jianguo Rd. 88, Xiandai SOHO, Building B, 504 has been voted as the school with the best location in Beijing.
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