Chinese full-time universities’ school year contains two semesters (except for a few ones that start trial implementation of 3-semester system). The first semester starts on autumn of each year; and the second semester starts on spring. Student studies 5 days a week, each semester lasts about 20 weeks.
Spring semesterCourses offered in spring semester usually are Chinese language training, short-term cultural, medical training, and the like. Spring semester starts on early March of each year; the application usually starts on Sept. or Oct. of the previous year and closes in mid-January of current year. The application deadline of some universities is at the end of December of previous year.