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Civil Engineering (in English)
- General Information

    Teaching Objective

    The program is designed to educate the international students to be senior professional talents, equipped with initiative and practical capabilities, basic theories and knowledge of civil engineering, and the basic training for engineers.

    A solid foundation of the professional theory and knowledge:

    • a mastery of the basic theory of engineering mechanics, fluid mechanics, structural engineering and geo-technical engineering;
    • a grasp of the basic knowledge of engineering planning, engineering materials, structural analysis and design, foundation treatment, technique and organization of construction, basic skills of engineering measurement, and testing and experimenting;
    • a basic knowledge of the economic management and environment of the project to be constructed, and the main regulations of civil engineering. Abilities of basic engineering design, construction and management, and innovative abilities in research, application and development after training in the required aspects.

    Main courses

    Basic courses

    Introduction to Civil Engineering, Theoretical Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Structural Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Elasticity Theory, Civil Engineering Materials, Engineering Geology, Land Surveying.

    Specialized courses

    Loads and Structural Design Methods, Theory for Concrete Structures, Design for Concrete and Masonry Structures, Theory and Design of Steel Structures, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Design of Tall Building Structures, Seismic Design of Buildings, etc.

    Curricular schedule of semesters please click here for details.

    Summer vacation short-term internship program

    Harbin Institute of Technology’s International Student Center and School of Civil Engineering provides the short-term Internship Program in summer vacation, the duration of study is 4 weeks, the students will enjoy a rolling study period according to the given schedule.

    The short-term intership program includes communication with professors and Chinese students,  seminars, science and technology report, enterprise and laboratory visit. In addition, we also offer the complimentary Chinese culture experience activities, including Chinese paper cutting, Chinese dough modeling, Tai Chi, lectures, etc.

    Civil Engineering Summer Vacation Short-term Internship Program Schedule please click here for details .

    Future Career

    After graduation, they will be able to be devoted to the work of design, construction and management of civil engineering planning, and possess capabilities for the primary work of project planning, research and development.

    Semester Arrangement and Fees

    1. Semester Arrangement
    Autumn Semester: Late August or early September—late in January next year Spring Semester: Late February or early March—late in July
    2. Fees
    Housing fee: 600 RMB/month/bed (excluding electricity fee) Note: The tuition should be paid in the first week of the new semester, and the tuition is non-refundable. Insurance fee is included in the tuition fee.


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 26,000 pre year
    RMB 104,000 in total (About $ 19,070)
    Accommodation Fee
    International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 600
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 400
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,000 to RMB 2,450
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  26,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

Applicants must be foreign nationals in good health and under the age of 30 with High School Certificate.

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. Notarized copy of High School Certificate

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

5. Notarized high school transcript (Chinese or English)

6. English proficiency test certificate

Recent IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550.

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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