1. Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens and be healthy both physically and mentally. 

2. Applicants must have obtained their bachelor's degrees. (For the graduates to obtain their degrees in 2022, they should submit a pre-graduation certificate to guarantee that they have the competence to complete their study and acquire the degree by July of 2022.)  

3. Language requirements:  

(1) Chinese-taught programs: 

Applicants to the liberal arts or business schools must have passed HSK 5; 

Applicants to the science departments must have passed HSK 4; 

Applicants from Malaysia, Singapore and other countries that use Chinese as the education language need not submit the HSK test result.

(2) English-taught programs: 

For the applicants who are not from the English-speaking countries, the minimum requirement is TOEFL 85 (or TOEFL Essentials 9), IELTS 6.0 or Duolingo 100.

Application and Enrollment Steps:    


1. Log in and apply at the online application system: http://istudy.nju.edu.cn. The following documents will need to be uploaded.  


(1) Physical Examination Record for Foreigners; (南京大学外国人体格检查记录.doc)   


(2) Bachelor's degree certificate (this year's graduates can first provide the expected graduation certificate);  


(3) Transcript obtained in the whole bachelor's program;  


(4) Two letters of recommendation from professors in your academic area of study;  


(5) HSK certificate (for Chinese-taught programs) or TOEFL (including TOEFL Essentials)/IELTS/Duolingo test result (for English-taught programs); 

(6) Detailed proposal for study and research in China;  

(7) First page of your passport;

(8) The foreign citizens of Chinese origin need to provide certain identity documents. Specific requirements can be found in 华裔学生身份证明材料清单.pdf;

(9) Those who apply to the School of Architecture and Urban Planning need to submit a portfolio of relevant works.

* If one of the original documents is neither written in Chinese nor in English, please also submit a notarized Chinese or English translation.

*  The applicants are responsible for the accuracy and authenticity of the submitted information and documents. If any dishonesty or falsification was found, the application would be invalid. 


2. Nanjing University will select the excellent students based on the applicants' materials and each year's available majors, and will inform the applicants of the admission progress via system message or email by the end of June. Affected by the pandemic, we may need to delay posting the Admission Notice and the Visa Application for Study in China (JW202 Form). Please pay close attention to our updates.


3. Those admitted need to go to a Chinese embassy or consulate to apply for an X (study) visa with the received Admission Notice and JW202 form.  


4. The admitted students should come to the Institute for International Student with the Admission Notice, the Physical Examination Form(effective within 6 months) and the JW202 form for registration, in accordance with the registration date noted on the Admission Notice. (If some of the students couldn't come to NJU on time due to the pandemic, the university would arrange an online registration, details about which would be informed in advance.) Those unable to register within those dates will need to submit a request for leave in advance. 

5. When coming to NJU to register, the new students will be required to bring the original highest diploma for the qualification review. If the original copy is neither written in Chinese nor in English, a notarized Chinese or English translation will need to be submitted. Those who didn't pass the review wouldn't be permitted to register eventually.


Application Period: March 1 to May 20  


Registration Time :  

In autumn (The specific dates will be printed on the Admission Notice.) 

Study Duration: 2-3 years (Please check the list of the master's programs for more specific information.) 


Online Application Fee: RMB 600 (nonrefundable) 

Tuition: Please turn to https://hwxy.nju.edu.cn/_t486/6144/list.htm for the detailed information.

Insurance FeeRMB 400/semester

For further information, please contact:  

Ms. Zhong Qiaorui

Institute for International Students

Nanjing University

RM. 514 Zeng Xianzi Building,

18 Jinyin Street,Nanjing 210008, China

Tel: 0086-25-83593586

Fax: 0086-25-83316747

E-mail: zqr@nju.edu.cn 


Attention: Above are the application requirements for the self-sponsored students; if you'd like to apply for a scholarship program, please turn to https://hwxy.nju.edu.cn/_t486/6134/list.htm for the application instructions  

2022 NJU Master's Programs .pdf

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