Information about our School

In the centre of Shanghai, founded by a Swiss

The Language Institute

MandaLingua is a leading and the first Chinese Language School in China with a fully integrated and structured teaching concept. All Chinese language courses, programs, cultural workshops and activities are tailored to overseas students, expatriates, young professionals and children. Located in Shanghai, the school combines Swiss and German management with Mandarin language Experts from China to bring both cultures closer together. MandaLingua has also founded a Centre for Teacher education (MTTC) to develop and ensure the quality of language teachers in China. With their own unique curriculum and self-developed textbooks, MandaLingua belongs among the most highly regarded language schools in China.

Founder Team

After his Chinese Language study Daniele Bardaro (from Switzerland) established the MandaLingua Chinese Language School in Shanghai.

Best Practice Curriculum

Based on its knowledge and experiences in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, MandaLingua knows which teaching assets are crucial. We know there are 3 key concepts to consider for a successful foreign language study:

  1. Professional Chinese Teachers (trained at MTTC)
  2. Custom-designed Textbooks
  3. Perfectly elaborated Teaching Concept

For more details see our Teaching Concept in details.

Performance and Quality

We demand the highest standards of our services and courses, and commit ourselves to assuring the satisfaction of all participants with our professional and innovative course offerings.

Our institute in the center of Shanghai

Our Institute is located in the center of Shanghai, at the well-known People’s Square. There is convenient access to our School by taking the bus or the subway. We are just a few minutes walk away from the metro station. Also the famous pedestrian street Nanjing Road and the shopping street Huai Hai Road are also close by. Furthermore museums, parks and shops can be reached at short distance. Restaurants and coffee shops (Starbucks coffee) are close by.

Our Teachers

All our qualified and experienced Chinese teachers and trainers are Chinese native language speakers. They will be trained in our own Teacher Training Center (MTTC) in order to know how you can improve your Chinese skills quickly and efficiently.


We provide highly customised programs such as intensive chinese language classes, evening and weekend classes, or work & study programs combined with internships at Chinese and international companies. Classes are taught by a team of experienced, certified Chinese language instructors.


Our classes have been designed on the basis of a clear standardised teaching and learning methodology. All textbooks were developed internally, especially for use in MandaLingua classes.

Culture Activities

Besides or diversified range of courses we provide you with various culture activities, spare time and city trips in China to get a better understanding of the chinese culture.


13 bright and spacious classrooms provide you a comfortable learning atmosphere. In our Manda-Cafe you can enjoy the class break, read e-mails and talk to the participants from the other classes. Using the internet in our school is free of charge.

The Contact Details

MandaLingua, Chinese Language Institute
Shanghai, China

Telefon: +86- 133 100 55 300