HSK Exams at Confucius Institute Maastricht
An internationally recognized HSK exam will help you to expand your academic and professional career opportunities. You can also use it to evaluate your Chinese level and your learning progress. Nowadays, HSK has become a passport for studying in China, an essential requirement for applying for a scholarship in Chinese universities, and an important means of assessing teaching in schools. It is increasingly used by NGOs and corporations worldwide as an essential reference in determining employee recruitment, project allocation and promotion.
HSK exam time
Level 2-4-6 starts at 9:00
Level 1-3-5 starts at 13:30
To register for an HSK exam, you must first register online at www.chinesetest.cn. After you have completed your registration there, you can buy and pay for your HSK exam using the button below.
You can, if you wish, also purchase the shipping of your exam immediately while completing your purchase. Once we have received the HSK exam results we will immediately send your certificate to you. Shipping within the Netherlands is costs €5.50, shipping within Europe is €9.50.
Buy your HSK exam here
Need some help? Find a brief tutorial about how to register for the HSK exam below.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does the HSK test entail?
The HSK exam is designed to test your Chinese proficiency in reading, writing, and listening. Questions will be multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, or other similar formats. The length of the test depends on the level, 35 minutes for HSK1, 50 minutes for HSK2, 1h25m for HSK3, 1h40m for HSK4, 2 hours for HSK5, and 2h15m for HSK6.
Will the exam include only characters?
HSK 1 & 2 exams include pinyin, From HSK 3 onwards the test is entirely in characters.
How do I know what level to take?
If you are following one of our courses, we recommend you to take the test corresponding with your course level. If you are not a student at CIM, you can find practice exams to gauge your proficiency level here.
What are the benefits of taking the HSK test?
Taking the HSK exam is an easy way to obtain an internationally recognised proof of your language proficiency.
When will I get my results?
Results will be available on the Chinese test platform approximately 1 month after the exam date.
How will I get my certificate?
After the exam results are published the HSK certificates will be sent to our institute from The Chinese test center. As soon as we receive them we will contact you and you can either collect your certificate at our office in Maastricht or we can send it to you by post with an additional fee.
How do I register for the exam?
You can register for the exam at www.chinesetest.cn. Check back in regularly on this page as we will be creating several resources to walk you through this process.
Is the HSK Exam included in my course fee?
The HSK exam fee is seperate from your HSK course and is not included in the course fee.