The Chinese language is a major world language. In the Netherlands the interest in the Chinese language for professional needs or personal interest is growing. In business transactions, the tourist destinations and sport the Chinese language is booming and will increasingly be used. Learning Chinese is one of the best and pleasant investments you make in your life. Our Chinese courses are designed for anyone who wants to understand, speak and read the Chinese language in a fast and practical way.

We offer Chinese courses at all levels by highly qualified and experienced Chinese teachers. Our school semesters start each year in September and February in Almere , Amsterdam and Utrecht . You will learn the basics of Mandarin Chinese. That is the language that is also taught at Chinese schools. With our courses you will not only learn to speak and understand Chinese, but also to recognize 300-1000 Chinese characters that are essential to read inscriptions, web pages, headlines, signs, or short letters.

Chinese is a tonal language. The same word may mean something totally different if you pronounce it at a different pitch. During the course, special attention is paid to this peculiarity. In addition to the lessons, you have course material in the form of books and CDs, so you can easily and effectively practice pronunciation and listening at home.

You are assured of the highest quality. The CCN can provide you a certificate at the end of your study period. This document is available in English and Chinese, and will state your hours of study at CCN as well as study materials used and the marks obtained.

The springsemester fo the CCN courses start in februari 2020.
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Online Registration has started on 1 December!
Registration can be done online via the registration form.


  First lesson start on 3 maart 2020
Maartvlinder 1 - 3544 DA Utrecht (Leidsche Rijn College)

  First lesson start on 26 Februari 2020
A. Boekenweg 3, 1333 VD Almere (Oostvaarders College)

  First leson start on 25 Februari 2020 
Boelelaan 1105 - 1081 HV  Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit)


Look under Courses for our courses.

Registration can be done Online via the registration form.


Chinese for children, every Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00 hours in Amsterdam, Utrecht and Almere, see


Based on a study by Indeed and interviews with, among others Chinese College Nederland, that a growing number of employers are looking for employees who speak Chinese. They state that being able to speak Chinese is a clear plus on the CV and gives better career prospects.

Read the full article from RTLZ: Employee who speaks Chinese popular: 'Better career perspective' (in dutch)

On 22 December 2019 RTL 4 broadcasted the show De Battle.
Famous Dutch and Belgians received challenges before the show which they had to perform during the broadcast.
Najib Amhali got the challenge for the 22 December show to learn 200 Chinese words in a short time.

Our Wen Zhang was Najib's teacher and coach for this challenge
and Jane Zhang was during the braodcast the Chinese translator to test how well Najib mastered the words.

Look below at the clips (in Dutch) of the preparation and broadcast with our Jane en Wen Zhang.

Source: RTL4 22 december 2019