Bridge to China, 

Link to the World,

Friends and Opportunities

Teaching Chinese language since 1963

Founded in 1963, CLC became part of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1974 and has been teaching Chinese (Putonghua and Cantonese) to local and international students ever since. In 2009, CLC became part of the Faculty of Arts under the new name “Yale-China Chinese Language Centre”.

Flexible entry level from beginner to expert 


Learn Cantonese and  Putonghua (Mandarin)            

5 days a week. New class in January, June and September

Qualified teachers

Chinese language: listening, speaking, reading and writing



The HSK test date for Aug 2021 is 22 August 2021 (Sunday). HSK level I to VI will be offered. Online application opens on 17 May 2021. The application deadline for Aug 2021 test is

26 July 2021 

Online Registration site:


HSK Information page:

17 May 2021

New classes
  • 2021 weekday online evening classes​
  • 2021 Part-time Programmes
  • Fall Term 2021 daytime intensive classes
Award-bearing programmes

Foundation Certificate, Certificate,


Advanced Diploma