Programs overview

Lakeside Institute provides students from all walks of life one-of-a-kind opportunities to learn Chinese and explore China through meaningful and focused immersion. We deliver highly effective intensive Mandarin, College Study Abroad, Faculty-Led China Seminar, and Teach in China options. Explore below to find the program that’s best for you!

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Plan your trip and start creating lifelong memories in China Study abroad in China OverviewLakeside Institute (LSI) - Zhejiang University (ZJU) Partnership In 2020, Lakeside Institute (LSI)partnered with Zhejiang University (ZJU) to offer students a study abroad experience. Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University is one of China's oldest, most selective, and most prestigious institutions of...
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Internship Internship with Lakeside Institute Broaden your horizon, build your networks in China. To find your ideal internship in the trendiest industries and gain valuable professional experience in China’s Silicon Valley - Hangzhou. Internships that will boost your Career Development Lakeside Institute is more than just a language school. It’s a learning center to prepare...
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Plan your trip and start creating lifelong memories in Hangzhou Homestay Homestay We are big fans of home-sharing. It is our commitment to offer quality rooms at wallet-friendly prices for short- or long-term stays and to give hosts an opportunity to rent out their spare rooms on our global marketplace.  If you are international students,...
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Learn Chinese anywhere, anytime Online Tutoring Can’t travel to Hangzhou? Too busy to come to campus? No problem. Our online Chinese lessons let you continue your Chinese studies from the comfort of home.  Your laptop is your classroom! Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced learner, we can help you meet your learning goals with...
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Advance your career in China's vibrant economy. Our Business Chinese programs give you the tools you need to succeed. Business Chinese Lakeside Business Chinese Learning Mandarin to advance your business career? We believe Business Chinese is more than learning specialized vocabulary. We’ve designed our programs as crash courses in Chinese business culture, etiquette, and cross-cultural...
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Learn Chinese while exploring China Study Tours Combine Education & Tourism Our Study Tours combine sightseeing and cultural experiences with language classes and interactive workshops. Accommodations and transportation are included. Enjoy a comfortable and convenient one-stop introduction to China! Every custom tour combines four key elements1. Sightseeing Visit Hangzhou's famous attractions and hidden gems. Learn...
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Fit Chinese into your schedule with weekly group and private classes Part-Time Programs Part-time programs for busy people Are you living in Hangzhou and looking to learn to speak Mandarin, or to improve your Mandarin? Our part-time courses help you fit Chinese learning into your busy day. Flexible private and group classes fit your schedule,...
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