Harbin Institute of Foreign Languages (HIFL), founded in 1992 and authorized by Heilongjiang Provincial Education Department, is a private college and devotes itself to education and research on foreign languageSpecialized English in Tourism, Hotel Receptionist, Hotel Food & Beverage Department, Hotel Business Center, Guide, Air Steward, Recreation & Entertainment, Driver, English Teacher for Children, English Teacher for Middle School Students, English Training, PE Teacher, Holy Bible, Business, Bank Teller, Shop Assistant, Oral Interpretation, Written Translator, Science and Technology English, Computer English, Medicine English, Engineering English and etc with professional qualification certificates.s and provided students with diplomas. HIFL has English Department, Russian Department, Japanese Department, Korean Department, and Special language Department (French, German, Spanish, Arabian and etc). HIFL provides students majoring in English, Russian, Japanese and Korean with associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree; and students learning One-Year Intensive Courses in English, Russian, Japanese, Korean, German, French, Spanish, Arabian and Chinese with training certificates; and students majoring in Specialized English in Tourism, Hotel Receptionist, Hotel Food & Beverage Department, Hotel Business Center, Guide, Air Steward, Recreation & Entertainment, Driver, English Teacher for Children, English Teacher for Middle School Students, English Training, PE Teacher, Holy Bible, Business, Bank Teller, Shop Assistant, Oral Interpretation, Written Translator, Science and Technology English, Computer English, Medicine English, Engineering English and etc with professional qualification certificates.
After many years, HIFL has become an important college in Northern China in foreign language teachers, foreign trade, international culture communication, oral interpretation & written translation, foreign affairs and etc.
HIFL keeps a team of 38 highly skilled teachers (18 professors, 12 lecturer, 8 teaching assistants), who are good at the areas of foreign languages & literatures, world cultures and oral interpretation, written translation, and with high academic fames in China. HIFL also keeps 8-15 foreign teachers from USA, UK, Russia, Ireland, Korea, Japan, Spain, Germany, Canada, France, Saudi Arab and etc. They practice HIFL’s Mission of “Cultivating Noble Persons”, and improve and perfect knowledge and skills of students, and develop their personal interests through a series of creative ideas and measures, e.g. Democratic Teaching System, Point System, Free Education Plan for Life, All-Round Quality Education, Mother Tongue Teaching Method through Pictures, Cultivating Moral Character and etc. Up till now and dealing with concrete matters relating to work.
Yuquan Campus of HIFL is an ecological campus, which is located in Yuquan Town, Acheng District Harbin City, and 25 km from the downtown area, and neighboring Harbin North Forest Zoo, Harbin Yuqan International Hunting Center, Shangjing International Villa. It covers an area of 250 thousands square meters in the green mountains. The big trees make a pleasant shade. The campus is provided with a skiing parking, a tennis court, a billiards hall, a table tennis hall, a football field, a basketball court, a volleyball court, a mountain bike cross-country loop line, a directional movement area. HIFL Farm supplies campus dining halls with green food. There are also some ecological and leisure resources such a water source from deep well, wild fruit gardens, forest oxygen bars, mountain spring ponds, swing trapezes, leisure benches and etc on the campus.
Yuquan Campus of HIFL is an international campus, on which English is the first language. Students and teachers have to speak English anytime on campus, even though they are not of English Department. All signs and labels on campus are in English. Every department uses its own language to communicate. Architecture of Yuquan Campus is of European Style, provided with Campus Store, Chinese Food Refectory, Western Food Refectory, Shower Room, Internet Center and etc. There are Multi-Functional Hall, Library, and Multi-Media Computer Room in Teaching Building. Every classroom is equipped with a Led TV set, an onlinecomputer. Wi-Fi covers the whole campus, including Teaching Building and Student Dormitory. Every student bedroom is equipped with a wash room, a washing machine, an electric kettle, a LCTV, a computerized telephone and Internet interfaces etc.
HIFL has the honor to get:
√ Authorization to employ foreign experts and to provide them with Z-Visas issued by China Education Department since 2000
√ China Famous Private Schools in 2002
√ China Excellent Private Schools Collection in 2003
√ China Famous Private Schools Directory in 2004
√ CATTI Authorized Training Center by the National Ministry of Personnel in 2005
√ Authorization to enroll foreign students issued by China Education Department since 2005
√ Heilongjiang Provincial Excellent Private College appraised by Heilongjiang Provincial Education Department in 2006
√ Heilongjiang Provincial Advanced Private College appraised by Heilongjiang Provincial Education Department in 2007
√ Vice Chairman of Heilongjiang Provincial Private Education Council since 2008
√ Fine Example in Heilongjiang Provincial Private Colleges appraised by Heilongjiang Provincial Education Department in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
√ Standing Member of Higher Education Branch of China Education Council since 2010
√ China Excellent Private College appraised by Higher Education Branch of China Education Council in 2012