Sprachcaffe's High School Programme

Discover a completely different culture during your high school stay in Beijing.

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China High School Stay

The combination of economic and technological progress, booming cities, Far Eastern myths and ancient traditions make China one of the most interesting countries on earth. Chinese is also one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, making it a true asset to people entering the job market.

Age

15 - 18 year olds

Duration of stay

School semester or school year

Classic Programme

Public high school without choice of location & school

Destination

Across the country

China is the land of silk and the heart of Asia with around 1.4 billion citizens. Traditions and culture are everything in China, and are preserved and celebrated in all aspects of everyday life. China is also incredibly advanced when it comes to economics and technology, something that is easily noticeable in its big cities. The never-ending excitement of the busy Chinese metropolises is counterbalanced by the peace and introspection of its more rural areas, where one can discover and explore the Great Wall of China, one of the seven new wonders of the world, and the legendary Terracotta Army.

China is not only the perfect destination for culture lovers and tech geeks, but also for nature lovers. The country has the richest and most diverse collections of plants and animals in the world. In addition to  China's national animal, the panda, one can also observe snow leopards, moose, reindeer, monkeys, elephants, camels, bears, and many more. Don't miss a visit to the Wulingyuan Rainforest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Zhangjiajie National Park, which served as the model for the Hallelujah Mountains in James Cameron's Avatar.

Highlight: Discover China

Sprachcaffe's orientation seminar in Beijing, which is included in the program price, is the perfect way to start your experience abroad. Our staff will introduce you to China, its culture, customs, and traditions, so you are prepared for the start of your adventure.

Your Chinese stay

The Chinese school system is divided into two semesters / school terms. Choose between:

School semester, start in:

  • September

School year, start in:

  • September

Frequently Asked Questions about High School in China

You will stay with a previously screened and approved host family. The student's needs and interests will be met as much as possible with those of the host family.

Yes, students are required to wear a school uniform.

Often, school runs from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. In some cases it can also run for longer. This is because China places a lot of importance on education.

Yes, students are supervised on site and can call the supervisor by phone for questions or in case of emergencies.

Family visits are possible only at the end of the program.

Students are not allowed to work during their high school stay.

Public transport in China is exceptional, making it one of the best in the world. Buses and metros are always clean and punctual, people respectful of other people's space.

Due to insurance reasons, students are not allowed to sign up for driving courses. It is also not allowed to drive motorized vehicles.

Unfortunately we do not offer private high schools for our program in China.

It is recommended to have a vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio, pertussis, mumps, measles, rubella, hepatitis A and B, abdominal typhoid, meningitis vaccination and rabies. In addition, it is recommended to take an HIV test and a syphilis test, which must not be older than 6 months.

China is one of the safest countries in the world. Nevertheless, we recommend to keep personal valuables either on yourself or in a safe place.


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