Academic Programs

Fall 2016 HSK Chinese Proficiency Test

Test Date: November 12, 2016

Registration Deadline: October 16, 2016

HSK is an international, standardized exam that tests Chinese language proficiency in nonnative speakers.  The most important and well-known Chinese proficiency test, HSK allows prospective Chinese teachers to assess and evaluate their language skills. Webster University hosts an HSK test each semester; the fall 2016 test schedule and registration information can be found on the HSK website.

In order to register, new users must set up an account and password on the above website.  This will allow test-takers to check test status, print test admission ticket, and check test scores. Registration fees are as follows: $20 for HSK 1; $30 for HSK 2; $40 for HSK 3; $50 for HSK 4; $60 for HSK 5; and $70 for HSK 6.  Payment must be made by the October 16 registration deadline, in cash, and can either be brought in person to Webster University or mailed to the following address:

Confucius Institute at Webster University
Attn: HSK Coordinator Chloe Zhang
Loretto Hall, Room 56
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119


We also offer the HSKK, which is a listening & speaking test, as well as the New YCT, for younger students.  If you are interested in either of these, or if you have any questions or need help registering, please email us at or call 314-246-2200.

2017 Happy Chinese Competition

The Confucius Institute at Webster University hosts an annual "Happy Chinese Competition" for college, high school, and middle school students, in April (date TBA). The competition includes a Chinese language show and talent show.

2017 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp

The Chinese Bridge Summer Camp is sponsored by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters. This exciting two-week trip to China offers high-school students a unique chance to experience China on a personal level. Campers will have intensive but fun language study as well as a wide range of cultural experiences such as Chinese martial arts, calligraphy, brush painting, paper-cutting, and Chinese music & arts appreciation workshops. Campers will also visit cultural landmarks, historical sites, and museums in Beijing and out of Beijing. Fore more information, please visit the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp website at

Now accepting applications for the 2017 camp!  For additional program information, please email or call 314-246-2200.