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Visiting Postgraduate Students
- General Information

    Majors Available

    1)Majors at the Hongkou Campus (downtown campus): Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL), Master of Translation and Interpreting (MTI, including MT in Chinese-English, MI in Chinese-English, MI in Chinese-French and MI in Chinese-English-Russian, MI in Chinese- Arabic), Master of Finance and, Juris Master and Juris Master(Suitable for Bachelor of Laws),Translation Studies, Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, Chinese Language and Philology.

    2)Majors at the Songjiang Campus: International Trade, International Politics, International Relations, Diplomacy, Political Education, Educational Technology, Modern & Contemporary Chinese Literature, Comparative Literature & World Literature, English, Russian, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, European, Asian & African Languages and Literatures, Foreign Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, Journalism, Communications,Business Management, Finance, Chinese and Foreign Political Systems, Adult Education, Ancient Chinese Literature, Technical Economics and Management, Applied Statistics, International Public Administration, Pedagogy of Physical Education, Language Strategies and Policies,  Advertising., Public Relations, Curriculum and Theory of Instruction.

    3) English-taught Programs:

    a. Majors at the Hongkou Campus (downtown campus): International Relations (China Studies), Master of Business Administration (MBA).

    b. Majors at the Songjiang Campus: English Language and Literature (the Intercultural Communication [IC] direction), International Relations, Journalism (Global Media and Public Communication)

    2.Length of Program: One semester / One year.

    Admission is available in both Spring semester and Fall semester. Spring semester begins at the end of February or the beginning of March when Fall semester in the middle of September. The exact opening date is available in the Acceptance Letter.

    3.Application Deadline: December 31 for Spring Semester and May 30 for Fall Semester.

    Tuition and Fees (in RMB)

    Majors Length of Program Tuition Application Fee Insurance
    MT One year 30,000 800 600
    MI One year 40,000 800 600

    Master of Finance

    One year 45,000 800 600
    MTCSOL, English-taught Master's One semester 13,000 800 300
    One year 26,000 800 600
    MBA Depending on actual situation 800 300/600

    Conference Interpreting

    First year 40,000 800 600
    Second year 60,000 600
    Others One semester 11,500 800 300
    One year 23,000 800 600


    Tuition Fee
    Non-degree RMB 32,000 in total (About $ 5,870)
    Accommodation Fee
    SISU Guesthouse
    Double Room RMB 75 to RMB 95
    Single Room RMB 130 to RMB 165
    SISU Hotel
    Double Room RMB 75 to RMB 80
    Single Room RMB 120 to RMB 130
    Foreign Experts’ Building
    Double Room RMB 60
    Single Room RMB 100
    Jinjiang Inn (Hongkou Football Stadium)
    Double Room RMB 85
    Single Room RMB 160
    International Students Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 50
    Single Room RMB 100
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 450 to RMB 810
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,400 to RMB 3,000
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  32,000
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

Applications are open to foreign citizens with reliable financial support and stability who are university graduates with good Chinese/English proficiency which meets the requirements for Major studies and in good health.

- 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. 4 passport photos (in size of 5cm * 4cm)

4. Photocopy of diploma

  • 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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