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.

Summer Course Chinese 

This intensive summer course are very suitable for improving language skills and/or as a thorough preparation for the HSK or HSKK exam.
The lessons emphasize the necessary speaking and listening skills, as well as learning and recognizing many new characters with radical systeem and will bring you up to the level to pass the Chinese language level test (HSK or HSKK). In the lessons we use well selected study material that CCN will provide digitally.
The lessons are given in class from 12 July to 13 August (19:00-20:30, online via Zoom), in 2x 1.5 hours per week.

For this course we give an early bird discount of € 25,-- when registering and paying before June 20, 2021.
Online registration open on June 5, 2021.


Regular Course Chinese
Autumn period will start on September 2021

more information to be continued....


Online lessons in all CCN locations.

Due to the coronavirus, the CCN has decided to transfer all courses to online lessons. We received a lot of positive feedback from the students for this.
The online meeting program we use has very advanced technology. It is easy to use and high quality, it displays audio and video well and effectively. It is compatible with computer, tablet, mobile and TV box. All of our school's teachers have had weeks of intensive training and are able to master the program efficiently. We like to see everyone in a classroom when the coronavirus is in control. Before that, we will do everything we can to make the online class as interesting and effective as possible. After all, using multimedia technology to teach at a distance is a big trend in the future.

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


From A to Z is the Latin alphabet. The Chinese language works very differently! In the interview of Omroep Flevoland, the dean of the Chinese Education Center, who is also a board member of Chinese College, will tell you all about the language!

Have you always wondered, How tough Chinese is? How do you start learning Chinese? What methods do you use? How long does it take you as a Dutch person to learn Chinese fluently? Are there things that correspond in the Dutch and Chinese language?
Quickly click on the video and listen to her! (in Dutch)



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)