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

2. Applicants must have obtained their master's degrees. (For the graduates to obtain their degrees in 2021, 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 2021.)  

3. Language requirements:  

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.

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


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


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


(5) HSK certificate; 

(6) Abstract of your master's dissertation;

(7) First page of your passport;

(8) The Chinese immigrants to the other countries also need to upload the naturalization certificate and the annulment document of the Chinese residence registration.

* 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 in printed on the Admission Notice) 

 Study Duration: 4 years


 Tuition  (per academic year) 

 Liberal Arts and Social Sciences: RMB 30,000

 Natural Sciences and Business: RMB 35,000 

 Medicine: RMB 54,000


 Online Application Fee: RMB 600 (nonrefundable)

 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. 

List of the Doctoral Programs 2021.pdf


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