Instructions for studying in Xi'an
en.xa.gov.cn     Updated: 2019-01-31

Preparation before coming to China:

1. Go to your local Chinese embassy and apply for student visa;

2. Read the admission notice carefully and communicate with the school in time;

3. Prepare items that may be required during your study abroad;

4. Other considerations.

Relevant links:

Chinese:http://www.campuschina.org/zh/content/details10023_120602.html

English:http://www.campuschina.org/content/details23_122521.html

Post-Entry Notes:

1. Pass China border inspection

2. Arrive at school to complete registration and apply for a residence permit in order to process health insurance, as required

Relevant links:

Chinese:http://www.campuschina.org/zh/content/details10024_122391.html

English:http://www.campuschina.org/content/details24_122523.html

Instructions for Studying

The act of international students in China will be subject to the law of the People's Republic of China concerning foreigners, local regulations and school discipline.

Relevant links:

Chinese:http://www.campuschina.org/zh/content/details10025_122392.html

English:http://www.campuschina.org/content/details25_122524.html

Laws and Regulations

Daily Management

Scholarship Management

Visa Management

Social Management

Chinese:http://www.campuschina.org/zh/content/details10026_122393.html

English:None

Application Requirements

Chang' An University:

Bachelor

1. 18 years old and above, 50 years old and below, in good health.

2. Completed high school or equivalent course and passed all the subjects specified in the transcript. Students without a high school diploma should provide pre-graduation certificate.

3. Requirements of Chinese Language Proficiency for Majors taught in Chinese:

HSK level 4-180 points or above or study Chinese in our school for one year and pass the exam.

4. Requirements of English proficiency for Majors taught in English:

TOEFL IBT 68 or above; IELTS 5.5 or above; or equivalent certificate of English proficiency.

5. Exemption of English proficiency certificates for Majors taught in English:

English-speaking students (native English-speaking countries, countries with English as the official language, countries where English is the common language)

Chinese:http://www.ies.chd.edu.cn/2017/1222/c3309a43437/page.htm

English:http://www.ies.chd.edu.cn/en/2018/0420/c3792a47191/page.htm

Master:

1. Under the age of 50, in good health.

2. Bachelor degree or above, good grades.

3. Requirements of Chinese Language Proficiency for Majors taught in Chinese:

HSK level 4-180 points or above or study Chinese in our school for one year and pass the exam.

4. Requirements of English proficiency for Majors taught in English:

TOEFL IBT 80 or above; IELTS 6.0 or above; or equivalent certificate of English proficiency.

5. Exemption of English proficiency certificates for Majors taught in English:

English-speaking students (native English-speaking countries, countries with English as the official language, countries where English is the common language)

6. Two letters of recommendation from professors or associate professors.

Chinese:http://www.ies.chd.edu.cn/2017/1222/c3310a43439/page.htm

English:http://www.ies.chd.edu.cn/en/2018/0420/c3792a47191/page.htm

Doctor:

1. 50 years old or below, in good health.

2. Master degree or above, good grades

3. Requirements of Chinese Language Proficiency for Majors taught in Chinese:

HSK level 4-180 points or study Chinese in our school for one year and pass the exam.

4. Requirements of English proficiency for Majors taught in English:

TOEFL IBT 80 or above; IELTS 6.0 or above; or equivalent certificate of English proficiency.

5. Exemption of English proficiency certificates for Majors taught in English:

English-speaking students (native English-speaking countries, countries with English as the official language, countries where English is the common language)

6. Two letters of recommendation from professors or associate professors.

Chinese:http://www.ies.chd.edu.cn/2017/1222/c3311a43441/page.htm

English:http://www.ies.chd.edu.cn/en/2018/0420/c3794a47195/page.htm

Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University:

Courses of Bachelor' Degree Taught in Chinese:

(1) The applicant is a foreign citizen who is not of Chinese nationality and is in good health;

(2) Applicants for undergraduate programs should have a high school education or above;

(3) Applicants must pass the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Level 4, or come to the school for one year of Chinese language training and meet the corresponding requirements of the school before they can enter the corresponding academic education.

Chinese:http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/zsxx/390606.htm

English:

http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/home/admissions/undergraduateprogram/324494.htm

Master degree courses Taught in Chinese:

(1) The applicant is a foreign citizen who is not of Chinese nationality and is in good health;

(2) Applicants for master’s programs should have a bachelor’s degree or above, and their age should not exceed 35 years old;

(3) Applicants must pass the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Level 4, or come to the school for one year of Chinese language training and meet the corresponding requirements of the school before they can enter the corresponding academic education.

Chinese:http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/zsxx/390605.htm

English:http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/home/admissions/masterprogram/324492.htm

Master Degree courses Taught in English:

(1) The applicant is a foreign citizen who is not of Chinese nationality and is in good health;

(2) Applicants for master’s programs should have a bachelor’s degree or above, and their age should not exceed 35 years old;

(3) Except for native English speakers, applicants must have good English scores (TOEFL 90/IELTS 6.0 or above).

Chinese:http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/zsxx/390604.htm

English:None

Doctorate Degree courses Taught in Chinese:

(1) The applicant is a foreign citizen who is not of Chinese nationality and is in good health;

(2) Applicants for doctoral programs should have a master’s degree or above and be under 40 years old;

(3) Applicants must pass the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Level 4, or come to the school for one year of Chinese language training and meet the corresponding requirements of the school before they can enter the corresponding academic education.

Chinese:http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/zsxx/390603.htm

English:None

Doctor Degree courses Taught in English:

Chinese:http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/zsxx/390602.htm

English:http://is.nwsuaf.edu.cn/home/admissions/phdprogram/324491.htm

 Northwestern University:

Taught in Chinese:

(1) The applicant is a foreign citizen who is not of Chinese nationality and is in good health;

(2) Applicants for doctoral programs should have a master’s degree or above and be under 40 years old;

(3) Except for native English speakers, applicants must have good English scores (TOEFL 90/IELTS 6.0 or above).

Bachelor Degree for Chinese Language:

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3082/id/97974.html

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3762/id/98094.html

Bachelor

1. 45 years of age, in good health

2. Holding a valid foreign passport

3. Senior high school graduate or above

4. Mandarin level should reach HSK Level 4

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3082/id/97962.html

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3762/id/98082.html

Master:

1.Under the age of 45, be healthy and upright

2. Holding a valid foreign passport

3. Bachelor degree or above

4. New HSK Level 5 or above

5. Recommended by two or more associate professors

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3082/id/97969.html

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3762/id/98083.html

Doctor:

1. Being in good health and conduct

2. Holding a valid foreign passport

3. Master degree or above

4. New HSK Level 5 or above

5. Recommended by two or more associate professors

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3082/id/97970.html

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3762/id/98084.html

Taught in English

Bachelor

A. 18 years old or above, 45 years old or below, healthy and upright

B. Holding a high school diploma or above

C. Proficiency in English (non-native): TOEFL 50 points or above, or over IELTS 5

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3090/id/97972.html

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3763/id/98093.html

Doctor

1. Being in good health and conduct

2. Holding a valid foreign passport

3. Master degree or above

4. English proficiency of TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 or above (non-native English speaking applicants)

5. Recommended by two or more associate professors

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3090/id/97971.html

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3763/id/98092.html

Non-academic program

Chinese

Over 18 years old and under 45 years old; in good health and conduct; holding a foreign valid passport

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3083/id/97977.html 

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3764/id/98099.html

Major:

1. 18 years old and above, 45 years old and below; in good health and conduct

2. Holding a valid foreign passport

3. Mandarin level should reach HSK Level 5 or above or English level should reach TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 or above

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3083/id/97976.html

English:

http://cice-en.web.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/article/mid/3764/id/98101.html

Short-term Exchange Student

Chinese:http://cice.nwu.edu.cn/home/index/articles/mid/3084.html

Northwestern Polytechnic University

Bachelor:

1. Non-Chinese citizen, in good health;

2. 18-30 years old as of September 1, 2019; a notarization certificate of guardianship in China must be submitted for those under the age of 18;

3. A high school diploma, with good grades;

4. Courses taught in Chinese: Applicants should be at or above the new HSK Level 4. Native Chinese speakers may be exempted from submitting Chinese transcripts upon confirmation by the school.

Courses taught in English: IELTS 5.5 or above / TOEFL 70 or above. Native English speakers may be exempted from submitting English transcripts upon confirmation by the school.

Chinese:http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/info/1366/4936.htm

English:http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/en/Programs1/Undergraduate.htm

Master and Doctor:

1.       Nationality

The applicant must be a non-citizen of the PRC and possess a valid passport.

2. Health

The applicant must provide a valid medical report

(Medical report: http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/new/rxzb/tjb.htm)

3. Language requirements

1) Taught in Chinese: HSK Level 4 and above, native Chinese speakers.

2) Taught in English: IELTS 5.5 and above or TOEFL 75 and above, native English speakers.

4. Academic background

The applicant must hold an overseas degree certificate certified by the Ministry of Education of the PRC.

Chinese:http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/info/1367/5002.htm

English site for Master's program:http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/en/Programs1/Masters.htm

English site for Doctor's Program:http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/en/Programs1/PhxD.htm

Chinese Programs:

Chinese:http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/info/1369/4952.htm

English:http://gjjyxy.nwpu.edu.cn/en/Programs1/ChinesexLanguage.htm

Shaanxi Normal University:

Bachelor Degree for Chinese Language:

1. Non-Chinese citizens with valid foreign passports;

2. 18-50 years of age, in good physical and mental health;

3. Senior high school graduate or above;

4. Beginners are allowed for the Chinese language.  

Chinese:http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/xljy/bks/hyybks.htm

English:

http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/EN/Degree_Programs/Bachelor_s_Degree1/Chinese_Language_Undergraduate_Program.htm

(General) Bachelor:

1. Non-Chinese citizens with valid foreign passports;

2. 18-50 years of age, in good physical and mental health;

3. Senior high school graduate or above;

4. Language Requirements: Applicants must pass HSK Level 4, scoring 180 or above before admission.

Chinese:http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/xljy/bks/ptbks.htm

English:

http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/EN/Degree_Programs/Bachelor_s_Degree1/Undergraduate_Program.htm

Master:

1. Non-Chinese citizens with valid foreign passports;

2. 18-50 years of age, in good physical and mental health;

3. Bachelor degree or above;

4. Language Requirements: Applicants must pass the HSK Level 5, scoring 180 or above before admission.

Chinese:http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/xljy/sss.htm

English:

http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/EN/Degree_Programs/Master_s_Degree/Master_Program.htm

Doctor:

1. Non-Chinese citizens with valid foreign passports;

2. 18-50 years of age, in good physical and mental health;

3. Master degree or above.

4. Language Requirements: Applicants must pass the HSK Level 5, scoring 180 or above before admission.

5. Qualification confirmed by tutors.

Chinese:http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/xljy/bss.htm

English:

http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/EN/Degree_Programs/Doctor_s_Degree/Ph_D_Program.htm

Non-Degree:

1. 18-50 years of age, in good physical and mental health.

2. Non-Chinese citizens who have high school diplomas or above and hold valid foreign passports. According to the regulation of the Ministry of Education, for applicants that are overseas students who are migrants from mainland of China (the Mainland), Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, a valid foreign passport or proof of nationality shall be held by April 30, 2010, and there shall be records of actual residence abroad for more than 2 years from April 30, 2010, until the registration deadline (actual residence abroad for more than 9 months in a year will be deemed as one year, subject to the entry and exit stamps).

3. Affordability of study and living expenses during the study in China.
Chinese:http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/fxljy/hyjxsxm.htm

English:http://admission.snnu.edu.cn/EN/Non_Degree_Programs/Language_Program.htm

Xi'an Jiaotong University:

Bachelor:

1. 18-30 years of age, in good health;

2. A valid foreign passport;

3. Senior high school graduate or above;

4. Courses taught in Chinese (existing class): Above the new HSK Level 5;

Courses taught in Chinese (independent class): Above the new HSK 3 level;

Courses taught in English (independent class): English as the mother tongue or the official language or with IELTS 5.5 or above / TOEFL 80 or above.

http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/cn/project/detail?cid=229&detail=94&pid=43&spid=33

Master:

1. Age:

Must be under 40 years of age, in good health

2. Degree:

Must have a bachelor's degree or above

3. A valid foreign passport.

4. Applicants for English teaching programs shall reach IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 80 or above, or the equivalent certificates of English proficiency certified by our school.

Applicants for Chinese language teaching programs shall achieve 180 points or above at HSK Level 5, or shall provide the equivalent certificates of Chinese proficiency certified by our school.

http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/cn/project/detail?cid=230&detail=204&pid=43&spid=33

Doctor:

1. Age:

Must be under 45 years of age, in good health

2. Degree:

Must have a master's degree or above

3. A valid foreign passport.

4. Applicants for English teaching programs shall reach IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 80 or above, or the equivalent certificates of English proficiency certified by our school.

Applicants for Chinese language teaching programs shall achieve 180 points or above at HSK Level 5, or shall provide the equivalent certificates of Chinese proficiency certified by our school.

Chinese:

http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/cn/project/detail?cid=233&detail=205&pid=43&spid=33

English:http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/en/admission?cid=9&pid=4

Chinese Language:

1. 18-60 years of age, in good health;

2. A valid foreign passport.

Chinese:

http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/cn/project/detail?cid=244&detail=202&pid=244&spid=33

English:http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/en/project/detail?cid=118&detail=203&pid=118&spid=4

Xi'an Shiyou University:

Master:

Have a bachelor's degree

Chinese language proficiency (HSK) should be above Level 5 (New HSK Level 4)

Good academic record

Chinese:http://cie.xsyu.edu.cn:8111/GJJYInfo/42590.shtml

English:http://ciss.xsyu.edu.cn:8113/admissions/3DD32803CF3FBBC0/0.shtml

Undergraduate:

High school diploma

Applicants for the major of natural and management sciences shall have a Chinese language proficiency (HSK) Level 3 or above (new HSK Level 2), and for the major of social sciences shall have a Chinese language proficiency of Level 6 (new HSK Level 5)

Good academic record

Chinese:http://cie.xsyu.edu.cn:8111/GJJYInfo/42589.shtml

English:http://ciss.xsyu.edu.cn:8113/admissions/46121AADDBCDE7EC/0.shtml

http://cie.xsyu.edu.cn:8111/GJJYInfo/42588.shtml

Short-Term students:  

Undergraduates or Graduates, for further study in the field

Recommended by two professors or associate professors

Ability to communicate in English or Chinese

General:http://cie.xsyu.edu.cn:8111/GJJYInfo/42587.shtml

Advanced:http://cie.xsyu.edu.cn:8111/GJJYInfo/42586.shtml

English:http://ciss.xsyu.edu.cn:8113/admissions/7A9A30C782F42CBB/0.shtml

Xidian University:

Bachelor and Master Degree:

Bachelor

1. Of good moral character, applicants abide by the laws and regulations of China and the discipline of Xidian University, with full respect for social morality and customs of our country;

2. Age 18-25, in good health and in conformity with the medical examination standards for foreign students in China promulgated by the State, and equivalent to a citizen holding a valid foreign passport after graduation from a high school in China;

3. For applicants entering courses totally taught in English, their English proficiency should be up to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 75 or the equivalent in our country; Students who opt for courses taught in Chinese can apply for Chinese language training in our school and take the Chinese proficiency test (HSK) if their Chinese proficiency is below HSK Level 4.

Graduate student

1. Of good moral character, applicants abide by the laws and regulations of China and the discipline of Xidian University, with full respect for social morality and customs of our country;

2. In good health and in conformity with the medical examination standards for foreign students in China promulgated by the State, and valid foreign passports.

3. Master's Degree applicants: generally under the age of 35, with a bachelor's degree or above, or the equivalent.

4. Doctorate applicants: generally under the age of 40, with a master's degree or above, or the equivalent.

5. For applicants entering courses totally taught in English, their English proficiency should be up to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 75 or the equivalent in our country; Students who opt for courses taught in Chinese can apply for Chinese language training in our school and take the Chinese proficiency test (HSK) if their Chinese proficiency is below HSK Level 4.

Non-Degree Programs

1. Of good moral character, applicants abide by the laws and regulations of China and the discipline of Xidian University, with full respect for social morality and customs of our country;

2. Age 18-60 in good health and in conformity with the medical examination standards for foreign students in China promulgated by the State, and equivalent to a citizen holding a valid foreign passport after graduation from a high school in China.

Chinese:http://sie.xidian.edu.cn/zsxx/zsfa.htm

English:

http://sie.xidian.edu.cn/School_of_International_Education/Admission/Application_Procedures.htm

Xi'an International Studies University

Undergraduate:

1.       Copy of passport

Make sure you have your signature and photograph and make sure your passport is valid during the duration of the study.

2.       Study Application Form

Please fill in all forms, you can refer to the appendix for details

3.       Certificate of Highest Academic Qualification

University graduation certificate or high school diploma

4. Valid HSK transcript

Postgraduate:

1. Copy of passport

Make sure you have your signature and photograph and that your passport is valid during the study

2. Study Application Form

Please fill in all forms, you can refer to the appendix for details

3. Certificate of Highest Academic Qualification

University graduation certificate or high school diploma

4. Valid HSK transcript

5. Two letters of recommendation from associate professors and above

Language Student:

1. Copy of passport

Make sure you have your signature and photograph and make sure your passport is valid during the duration of your study

2. Study Application Form

Please fill in all forms, you can refer to the appendix for details

3. Certificate of Highest Academic Qualification

University graduation certificate or high school diploma

Chinese:http://hsk.xisu.edu.cn/info/1013/1681.htm

English:http://hsk.xisu.edu.cn/info/1013/1682.htm

Northwest University of Political Science and Law:

Bachelor:

1. Over 18 years of age, in good physical and mental health;

2. Senior high school graduate or above;

3. A valid foreign passport;

4. Pass the new Chinese proficiency test (HSK) Level 4.

Chinese:http://sie.nwupl.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=55&id=306

English:http://sie.nwupl.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=55&id=310

Master:

1. Over 18 years of age, in good physical and mental health;

2. Bachelor degree or above;

3. A valid foreign passport;

4. Pass the new Chinese proficiency test (HSK) Level 5.

Chinese:http://sie.nwupl.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=55&id=307

English:http://sie.nwupl.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=55&id=311

Doctor:

1. Over 18 years of age, in good physical and mental health;

2. Master degree or above, master's degree;

3. A valid foreign passport;

4. Pass the new Chinese proficiency test (HSK) Level 5.

Applying for Your Major

Chinese:http://sie.nwupl.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=55&id=308

English:http://sie.nwupl.edu.cn/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=55&id=312