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Best language schools in Qingdao (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Qingdao? Qingdao is a port city filled with skyscrapers, parks and beaches with clear fresh air and fantastic sea views. The name Qingdao means 'Green Island'. For thirty three years the city was a colony of Germany and Japan thus it has a great deal of European architecture on show. The winding cobbled streets and red-capped hillside villas are captivating and there's so much to enjoy in the city including a diverse food scene. Make sure you don't leave without sampling the nationwide loved Tsingtao beer, which is brewed here.
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Key Facts about Qingdao

Mercer placed Qingdao in position 146 in their latest ranking of quality of life.

Population: 3,719,000

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

Region: Shandong Sheng,

Currency: CNY (1 CNY = 177.7568 KRW)

Name of city in Chinese: 青岛

Qingdao quality of life rating:

Rating: 5.0

5.0 (1 reviews by our former students)

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

universities: 6 (rankings of universities in Qingdao)

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Seoul

  • Student price index excluding rent:52* (48% cheaper than Seoul)
  • Student price index including rent:91* (9% cheaper than Seoul)
  • Price index food only:38* (62% cheaper than Seoul)
  • Big Mac price (China average):19.77 CNY (20% cheaper than in South Korea)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type I
  • Plug Type C
  • Residential voltage: 220 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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