Partake in a once in a lifetime opportunity and come to Shanghai for a year to spend a year in High School.

Enjoy one or two semesters at a high school affiliated to one of Shanghai’s top universities.

Shanghai is the biggest and most populated city in China with a wealth of possibilities and opportunities.

  • Affiliated to one of China’s top universities
  • Established in 1954
  • Roughly 1500 students
  • 10 minutes walk to subway stop
  • Roughly 20 minutes to city centre

Students with any Chinese level can apply to study at a high school in Shanghai.

Shanghai City - Living in Shanghai

It is the perfect place to make friends from around the world, enhance your Chinese and explore a city with endless things to do.

Shanghai University High School

Come and be a part of something amazing and enjoy a High School in Shanghai program that will become a life changing experience.

Joining a high school in China can help students make huge steps forward not just with Chinese, but with understanding over cultures, making friends from all backgrounds and discovering a city thriving towards huge levels.

The Shanghai University High School is linked with one of Shanghai’s top universities which can boast over 60 years of history and around 1,500 students to their name currently.

PLEASE NOTE – There is no requirement for current Chinese level. If you are a complete beginner with Chinese, you are still more than welcome to join our high school in Shanghai program.

The high school in Shanghai is conveniently located 10 minutes from a Subway Stop on the Shanghai Metro. This is about 20 minutes travel from the centre of Shanghai.

The School boasts an International department which splits into two Semesters:

High School in Shanghai – Age Requirements

The High School in Shanghai accepts international students between 14-19 years old interested in attending one or two semesters.

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High School in Shanghai Program – Sample Week

After a year at a High School in Shanghai we believe students could achieve anything between HSK 4 and HSK 6 level.

Below is an idea as to how lessons are set out at our High School in Shanghai.

PLEASE NOTE – for more information about the curriculum please contact us.

Semester #1

07:50 – 08:30ListeningGeneral ChineseGeneral ChineseGeneral ChineseGeneral Chinese
08:40 – 09:20SportSportGeneral ChineseSportGeneral Chinese
09:40 – 10:20MusicMath – CalculusScienceListeningGeneral Chinese
10:35 – 11:15ListeningMath – CalculusScienceArtGeneral Chinese
13:10 – 13:50General ChineseGrammarGeneral ChineseGeneral ChineseListening
14:00 – 14:40ArtListeningGeneral ChineseGeneral ChineseStudents Meeting
14:55 – 15:35General ChineseGeneral ChineseComputer @ LibraryGeneral ChineseFREE

Semester #2

07:50 – 08:30GeographyScienceEnglishEnglishEnglish
08:40 – 09:20SportSportEnglishSportEnglish
09:40 – 10:20ScienceScienceChinese LiteratureMathsGeography
10:35 – 11:15MusicHistoryChinese LiteratureMathsArt
13:10 – 13:50HistoryChinese LiteratureChinese LiteratureEnglishHistory
14:00 – 14:40MathsChinese LiteratureGeneral ChineseHistoryStudents Meeting
14:55 – 15:35MathsChinese LiteratureComputer @ LibraryMathsFREE

High School in Shanghai – Prices and Starting Dates


One Semester69,423 CNY
Two Semester121,135 CNY
Optional 1-on-1 Weekend Classes (40 hrs / 80 hrs)9,216 / 17,544 CNY


SeasonStart DateEnd Date
Fall Semester 202131 August 202120 January 2022
Spring Semester 202218 February 202207 July 2022

Note: Minor changes in the dates are possible, as the Education Ministry sometimes adjusts school starting dates by a few days. We will be in touch if this is the case


Here is a list of potential extras you can add onto the program which include a preparation month at LTL. This will stand you in greater stead when it comes to confidence speaking and understanding Chinese.


  • High School Tuition and placement
  • Dormitory accommodation
    • Each dormitory accommodates 2-4 students
    • Rooms are furnished and have telephones equipped
  • Legal Guardian Program for the duration of the stay
  • Visa invitation
  • Orientation Day at LTL Shanghai
  • DHL Service for Visa Letters from LTL
  • Survival Kit (includes Airport Pick up)
  • Airport Drop off

Not Included

  • Meals
  • Visa fees (visa issuance)
  • School uniform and books: approx 4000 CNY (1 Semester)
  • Spring Festival Break Accommodation
  • International Health Insurance
  • International Flights (your location to Shanghai)
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