Chinese Classes just for you

Have you always wanted to improve your Chinese but never found the time? Look no further!


Chinese Classes in China

Hutong School in Shanghai offers a wide range of Chinese language classes catering to your needs.

Whether you are a total beginner looking to achieve a level that allows you to easily get by in Shanghai and converse with the locals, buy groceries or take a taxi, perfect your Chinese language skills, or even aim to pass the HSK 6 test, we've got you covered!


Take Chinese classes:

  • Whenever you want: during the week, weekends, evenings and at lunchtime

  • Wherever you want: at our Mandarin school in Shanghai (or Beijing); or at your home/office

  • No matter what your level is

  • HSK preparation

  • Both private lessons and group classes are available

  • And take part in many of our free cultural activities!



"Great school for all levels of Chinese. Excellent environment, well-trained teachers and very helpful staff. Look no further.” Andrew F.



Wide Range of Chinese Courses

Group Classes

At Hutong School all our group classes are small with an average of 4 or 5 students per class, enabling our teachers to give each student individual attention. This personalized teaching approach is the key to fast and effective results.


Private classes

If you want to study at your own pace, then private classes are the answer for you. Take advantage of our 1-on-1 sessions and learn Chinese the way you want. 


Specialized classes

Working in a specific business sector and looking to brush up your Chinese?  Contact us to design a special training course for you.



Prime location

Hutong School's Shanghai branch is conveniently located in the lively Jing'an District, just a 15-minute walk from Jing'an Temple. Overlooking Shanghai's popular Wuding Road, our modern school boasts comfortable classrooms, a spacious lounge to relax and socialize in between classes, and a large rooftop terrace.

Hutong School Shanghai
(+86) 21 3428 0099

969 Wuding Road, 5th floor, Jing'an District, Shanghai


Hutong School Shanghai

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Are you looking to take Mandarin classes in Pudong district? No problem, we now also offer classes in Pudong.

Highly qualified teachers

All our teachers are distinguished by their:

  • passion for sharing knowledge about the Chinese language & culture
  • interpersonal skills
  • academic achievements: degree in TCSL-degree

To ensure and protect the high standards of our teaching quality, Hutong School teachers

  • have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • receive intensive training
  • are evaluated on a monthly basis


Prices for Chinese classes in Shanghai



I took classes at Hutong School as part of a small group. Our teacher was fantastic. My general impression was that Hutong School is serious about providing top-notch education and generating some really satisfied customers.”  Frederik G.


Educational Excellence

Chinese Course in Beijing and Shanghai

With our result-proven teaching method that separates spoken Chinese from character recognition, you will be amazed by the fast progress you will make in learning Chinese. As every student has different motivation to study Chinese, we first and foremost assess your learning goals in order to construct the right teaching plan for you. Your goals are our goals. 


Tutorial sessions

You can also take advantage of the free weekly tutorial sessions we organize to give each of our students personalized feedback on their learning progress and provide them with learning tips. 

Cultural activities

Get an insight into various aspects of the Chinese history and culture by taking part in our weekly cultural activities.
We organize calligraphy classes and cooking activities, arts & crafts workshops, daytrips in & around the city, taichi lessons and much more. These weekly cultural activities provide you with the perfect opportunity to already practice your newly acquired Chinese language skills.


How to visit us?

By Metro: Take Shanghai Subway line 7 and get off at Changping Road. Leave from Exit 3, turn left and walk straight until you reach Wuding Lu on your right. Walk along the road until you reach 969 Wuding Lu, where you'll see a hair salon and a coffee shop on the ground floor. Take the elevator up to the 5th floor and say "ni hao"!


The neighborhood of Hutong School Shanghai. Lots of tasty restaurants and cosy cafes.


Hutong School at a glance:

  • Founded in March 2005 in Beijing, since then, we have welcomed over 3000 students 

  • The only fully licensed Chinese school under European management

  • Innovative pedagogic approach and high quality teaching method

  • Multilingual international staff

  • The school of choice of many renowned foreign universities and various Embassies and Chambers in China

  • Schools in Beijing, Shanghai and Brussels, London and Milan


What are you waiting for?
 Contact us or call (+86) 21 3428 0099 to get started!

Just come by and say"Nǐ hǎo" and enjoy a Free Trial Class!