• The only Chinese school under European management licensed by the Ministry of Education.

  • The programs offer you the opportunity to work in associations involved in environmental protection or corporate social responsibility. 

  • Ability to engage in the local community and are keen representatives promoters of sustainable development and migrant family aid.

  • Our all-inclusive program aims at providing you with a genuine volunteering experience and a deep understanding of China. With the combination of work at an NGO and learning Chinese and joining NGO focused cultural activities in and around town.




  • Choose your length of stay: from one month to 1 year or longer

  • All Chinese levels: from absolute beginners to advanced and specialized courses (business, diplomatic...)

  • All year round applications: programs start at the beginning of every month

  • All ages: we accept students of 16 years and above

  • Volunteer in Beijing or Shanghai, the choice is up to you


Our fees include all the following:



4 hours per week + free weekly tutorial sessions with personalized feedback on your learning progress


Includes all fees for gas, water,  electricity, ADSL Internet, heating, telephone (except long distance calls)


Hutong School students get discounts on special E-learning toolkits, in order to improve their Chinese language skills.




such as assistance with Chinese visa application, registration in China, travel inquiries, ticket booking, etc.


including a city map, transportation card and Hutong School bag


such as assistance with Chinese visa application, registration in China, travel inquiries, ticket booking, etc.



The price for the Volunteer Program depends on the length of stay as shown in the table below. 

Hover over the indicated HKD price to see prices in EUR, USD, GBD and AUD. 



1 month

2 months

3 months

4 months

5 months

6 months

Total Fee

24700 HKD4596 AUD
2395 GBP
22253 CNY
2842 EUR
4807 NZD
200042 RUB
3163 USD

32400 HKD6028 AUD
3142 GBP
29190 CNY
3728 EUR
6305 NZD
262403 RUB
4150 USD

38700 HKD7201 AUD
3752 GBP
34866 CNY
4453 EUR
7531 NZD
313426 RUB
4957 USD

48400 HKD9005 AUD
4693 GBP
43606 CNY
5569 EUR
9419 NZD
391985 RUB
6199 USD

53000 HKD9861 AUD
5139 GBP
47750 CNY
6099 EUR
10314 NZD
429240 RUB
6789 USD

58200 HKD10829 AUD
5644 GBP
52435 CNY
6697 EUR
11326 NZD
471354 RUB
7455 USD

1 month is equal to 4 weeks.
Registration fee: 500 HKD93 AUD
48 GBP
450 CNY
57 EUR
97 NZD
4049 RUB
64 USD

A monthly accommodation surcharge of 750 HKD139 AUD
72 GBP
675 CNY
86 EUR
145 NZD
6074 RUB
96 USD
applies to Shanghai bookings.

All programs can be taken for longer than 6 months, the 6-month price per month still applies.


Program Starting Dates 2020*

6 Jan 2019

 3 Feb 2020

2 Mar 2020

6 Apr 2020

4 May 2020

1 Jun 2020

6  Jul  2020

20 Jul 2020

3 Aug 2020

17 Aug 2020

7 Sep 2020

8 Oct 2020

2 Nov 2020

30 Nov 2020


*Beginner level, non-beginners can start anytime.


Apply directly or contact us for more information. Our foreign multilingual team will be glad to answer all your questions.


Terms of Payment:

The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) is the primary currency and all other currency payments will be measured against the Hong Kong Dollar on the date when the applicant confirms their enrollment.