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Chinese Philology
- General Information

    The program admits candidates in the following areas:

    • Modern Chinese
    • Chinese Dialects
    • Chinese History
    • Paleography
    • Chinese Information Process
    • Teaching Chinese as Second Language

    When you apply online, please fill in the research areas you would like to study.

    Application Time

    Oct.15 to Dec. 14

    Admission Review

    International Students office will first check the applicants, and then after first review, the departments of the major you applied will reexamine and will send second-round examination notice before March 20. The admission list will be published at the end of May. The university will send Admission Notice and JW202 at the end of June.


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 29,000 pre year
    RMB 58,000 in total (About $ 10,635)
    Accommodation Fee
    NO 9 Building
    Single Room RMB 4,500 to RMB 5,500
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 400 to RMB 810
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  29,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Students are required to complete the curriculum within 4-6 years (under normal circumstances), fulfill the designated number of credits, conduct research, complete the doctoral thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts.
  • Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate with the doctoral degree, according to the regulation of the Degree Committee.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Personal Statement with 800 words

Personal Statement (including research plan) with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese.

You can download a template or sample from here .

3. Copy of article or papers published

4. Other materials

Other materials may be required by departments

5. Two recommendation letters from your referees

The referees should be professors or persons with relevant academic title. At least one of them should have knowledge of your recent academic work. The format of the recommendation letter must be original documents either in Chinese or English.

You can download a template or sample from here .

6. Bachelor's degree diploma

Students expecting to graduate should provide an official letter stating expected graduation date, and submit the graduation diploma if admitted, which should be original documents or certified copies in Chinese or English

7. Undergraduate school transcript

Official transcripts of your academic achievement up to the present, including courses taken and standard achieved (original documents or certified copies in Chinese or English)

8. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

9. Photocopy of valid passport

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

10. Certificate of HSK

for Sciences: HSK level 6 or above;for Humanities: HSK level 8 or above;for Subjects of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature: HSK level 9 or above

  • 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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