Chinese is one of the six official languages of the UN and also includes in top ten most widely spoken languages around the world.

Mandarin Chinese is the second most spoken language after English. Studying Chinese literature and language will enhance mutual understanding between the Sino-Burmese people.

There are a lot of job opportunities for the one who is expert in Chinese. Nowadays the graduated students of Chinese specialization are offered by many foreign companies and employers to join them. So we would like to encourage Chinese specialization students to master the Chinese language. We warmly welcome the learners to come and study Chinese at YUFL. There are a variety of courses such as Ph.D, M.A, B.A, Diploma, CHRD courses and China Studies course opened at YUFL. You can choose and attend the suitable courses for yourself.


Department of Chinese is situated on the first floor of MC Building(Oriental Hall)


  • Create an effective language environment for the students to be able to speak Chinese fluently to be compete with others foreign students who are learning Chinese Language.
  • To produce students with language skills that can be used not only in theory but also in practice.
  • To get more job and educational opportunities.
  • Give support for Research areas to get to the higher levels such as to the state level and to the International level.
  • To participate in activities that can further strengthen the friendship between Myanmar and China.
  • To continuously research and develop modern teaching methods with up-to-date curriculums.


The Department of Chinese will be at the forefront of innovation in teaching methods, establishing a high-quality research center of international standard and producing a comprehensive human resources for the benefit of the nation.

Chinese Department is established on 23rd, June, 1965, and offered Diploma courses only. Starting from 2000, B.A courses were opened. M.A (Qualifying) courses, M.A courses and Ph.D courses were offered in 2008, 2009 and 2011 respectively. Apart from these courses, CHRD Chinese language evening courses were also offered.

Starting from 2014-2015 Academic year, there are also internship programs for B.A final year students.

In 2016-2017 Academic year there are altogether 500 students studying at Chinese Department of YUFL. 10 of the teaching staff from the department are Ph.D candidates. Moreover, 3 teachers of the first batch have already been awarded Ph.D degree by YUFL.

The former heads of the Chinese Department are as follow.

(1) U Thit San Lwin (Lecturer)

(2) Dr. Daw Tin Kyi (Professor)

(3) Daw Yin Yin Myint (Lecturer)

(4) Daw Than Than Yi (Lecturer)

(5) Daw Khin Maw Soe (Lecturer)

At present, there are altogether 25 teaching staff including the head of Chinese Department professor Dr. Khin May Cho. The others are one part-time professor, one associate professor, 16 lecturers, 2 assistant lecturer and 4 tutors .15 teachers have been trained under the sponsorship of the Chinese Government. There are 3 Ph.D degree holders and 16 M.A Degree holders. In 2015-2016 Academic year, 5 teachers got the scholarship offered by CSC (China Scholarship Council); 2 for Ph.D course, one for M.A course and 2 for advanced refresher course. Now they are studying at Beijing Language and Culture University.

Dr. Thi Thi Thein

Daw Kyin Than

Daw Win Win Mar

Daw Soe Soe Tint

Dr. Su Hlaing Myat

Daw Win Pyae Pyae Thwe

Daw Phyo Kyi Pyar

Daw Aye Aye Mar

Dr.Hla Hla Kyi, Professor

1.A Grammatical Study of Formation of the Chinese Grammatical Pattern “ai () x bu(不)x”

YUFL Research Journal, 2010 December, Vol.2, No.1


Dr. Khin Hnin Yee, Associate Professor

1.“A Study of the Characteristics of Chinese Phrases”

YUFL Research Journal, 2013 December, Vol.5, No.1

2.“A Study of the Characteristics of Noun in Chinese for First year Chinese Students”

Universities Research Journal 2017, Vol.10, No. 5


Dr.Thi Thi Thein, Associate Professor

1.“The Study of Affixes in Chinese

University Research Journal 2014,Vol.7,No.1

2.“The Study of usage and meanings of numbers in Chinese”

Yangon University of Foreign Languages Research Journal 2018, Vol.9, No.1


Dr.Than Than Yi, Associate Professor

1.“A Study of the Simple Complements of Direction in Chinese Language”

Yangon University of Foreign Languages, Research Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, Myanmar, 2012.

2.“A Comparative Study of Onomatopoeia in Myanmar and Chinese Languages”

Yangon University of Foreign Languages, Research Journal, Vol.10, No. 1, Myanmar, 2019.


Daw Khin Maw Soe, Lecturer

1.“A Comparative Study on Chinese Prepositions and Myanmar Prepositions”

YUFL Research Journal, 2019,Vol. 10, No. 1


Daw Kyin Than, Lecturer

1.“Comparative study of the usage of punctuation marks in Chinese Language and English Language”

YUFL research journal, Vol.9, No.1, December, 2018


Dr. Htet Thu Thu Htun, Lecturer


Universities Research Journal,Vol.9, No 6 August 2017


Dr. Mya Mya Win, Lecturer

1.“Comparison of Simple Sentences in Chinese and Myanmar Languages”

YUFL Research Journal 2019 July,Vol.10 ,No.1

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