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1. Q: What kind of university is Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Guangdong University of Foreign Studies is a key university in Guangdong Province with distinctive international characteristics. It is an important base for the training of international talents in South China, foreign language culture, foreign economics and trade, and international strategic research. There are 19,799 full-time undergraduates, 4,794 doctoral and master candidates, and more than 30,000 adult undergraduates, advanced training and trainees, and foreign students.

 

2. Q: What is the school code of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: 11846

 

3. Q: How many campuses does Guangdong University of Foreign Studies have?

A: The school is located in Guangzhou, a famous historical and cultural city in China and the economic center of South China. It has 4 campuses with a total area of 2442 acres (including planning). The north campus is located at the northern foot of Baiyun Mountain in Guangzhou, covering an area of 939 acres; the south campus is located in Guangzhou The University Town covers an area of 1095 acres; the Dalang campus is located in Dalang, Guangzhou, covering an area of 258 acres; the Knowledge City campus is located in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, with a planned area of about 150 acres. The campus is lined with trees, bridges, and flowing water, birds and flowers are scented, and the environment is elegant.

 

4. Q: What are the school conditions of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: The school's teaching facilities are complete and advanced, leading the domestic similar institutions. It has an advanced campus network and management platform, with 1 national experimental teaching demonstration center, 10 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, and a laboratory with a total area of more than 52,000 square meters. The total area of the library is 59,600 square meters. The total collection of paper literature resources is 3,098,400. There are 1,301 kinds of Chinese and foreign paper newspapers, 1,473 copies, 5,341,400 Chinese and foreign e-books, 2,716,800 Chinese and foreign e-journals, Chinese and foreign languages. There are 151 electronic databases, 7 self-built databases, and the networked integrated management of the procurement, cataloging, circulation, and retrieval of 35 foreign language collections. The total value of existing fixed assets is about 3.027 billion yuan.

 

5. Q: What is the purpose of the HSK test of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: The new HSK continues the positioning of the original HSK Chinese Proficiency Test and is geared towards adult Chinese learners. Its performance can meet diverse needs:

  • Provide a reference for college enrollment, class division, course exemption, and credit award.
  • Provide reference basis for employing organizations to recruit, train, and promote staff.
  • Provide reference basis for Chinese learners to understand and improve their Chinese application ability.
  • Provide a reference for relevant Chinese teaching units and training institutions to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching or training.

 

6. Q: What is the core course of the undergraduate major of international business at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Principles of Management, International Marketing, Principles of Accounting, International Commercial Law, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, International Finance, Organizational Behavior, etc.

 

7. Q: What is the core course of the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies to study marketing in China?

A: Core courses: Management, Microeconomics, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Logistics, Accounting, Economic Law, Statistics, International Marketing, Marketing Channel Management, etc. (International students in the first and second grades of this major will be in separate classes, and the third and fourth grades will enter the business school and study together with Chinese students)

 

8. Q: What is the core course of International Economics and Trade at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Core courses: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade, International Trade Practice, International Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Econometrics, Marketing, International Commercial Law, etc. (International students of the first and second grades of this major are in separate classes, and the third and fourth grades enter the School of Economics and Trade to study together with Chinese students)

 

9. Q: What are the application materials for the undergraduate program of English Teaching at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application materials:

  • Scanned copy of high school graduation certificate and high school graduation transcript (if not in Chinese or English, notarized Chinese or English text must be provided);
  • TOEFL score of 70 or IELTS score of 5.5 or above or pass the English test organized by the International Students Institute. Students from countries where English is the official language are exempt from the English written test, but an interview is still required;
  • A scanned copy of the first page of the passport, the visa page (if any) of coming to China, and a one-inch color photo of the certificate without headgear.

 

10. Q: How much is the tuition fee for the British Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Tuition: 168,000 yuan in total, insurance premium: 800 yuan per year.

 

11. Q: What are the application materials for international master's degree students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application materials:

  • Scanned copy of university graduation certificate and bachelor's degree certificate, transcripts (notarized Chinese or English texts must be provided if they are not in Chinese or English);
  • A scanned copy of the new HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) Level 5 (180 points or above) certificate / A scanned copy of the relevant English proficiency certificate (such as GMAT or GRE, etc.) required for English-taught MBA majors, and an interview is required if necessary;
  • Scanned copies of recommendation letters from two tutors with qualifications of associate professor and above;
  • A scanned copy of the first page of the passport, the visa page (if any) of coming to China, and a one-inch color photo of the certificate without headgear.

 

12. Q: What are the application materials for international doctoral students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application materials:

  • Scanned copy of master's degree certificate and master's degree certificate and transcripts (notarized Chinese or English texts must be provided if not in Chinese or English);
  • A scanned copy of the new HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) Level 5 (180 points or above) certificate and an interview is required if necessary;
  • Scanned copies of recommendation letters from two tutors with qualifications of associate professor and above;
  • A scanned copy of the first page of the passport, the visa page (if any) of coming to China, and a one-inch color photo of the certificate without headgear.

 

13. Q: How much is the tuition for international doctoral students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Tuition: 30,000 yuan/year, registration fee: 500 yuan, insurance fee: 800 yuan/year.

 

14. Q: What are the conditions for the scholarship recipients of the Confucius Institute at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Funding conditions:

  • Non-Chinese nationals.
  • Physical and mental health, good character, and learning.
  • Aspiring to engage in Chinese education, teaching, and related work related to Chinese international promotion.
  • Age is 16-35 years old.
  • In-service Chinese teachers are relaxed to 45 years old, and applicants for undergraduate scholarships are generally under 25 years old.

 

15. Q: What are the fees included in the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: The Confucius Institute Scholarship includes tuition, accommodation, living expenses (except for four-week study students), and comprehensive medical insurance.

 

16. Q: What are the application materials for the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application materials:

(1) Proof materials related to all applicants

Scanned copy of passport photo page.

A scanned copy of HSK and HSKK score reports (valid for two years).

Recommendation letter from the person in charge of the recommending institution.

(2) Proof materials related to degree students

Provide the highest degree certificate (certificate of expected graduation) and school transcripts.

The Master of Chinese Language Education must provide two recommendation letters from supervisors with the title of associate professor or above. Priority is given to those who provide a work agreement for the teaching institution to be held after graduation.

(3) In-service Chinese teachers must attach an in-service certificate and recommendation letter issued by the institution where they are employed.

(4) Applicants under the age of 18 must submit a certificate of entrustment signed by their guardian in China.

(5) The applicant must also provide other certification materials required by the host institution.

 

17. Q: When is the application time for the Guangdong Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: The annual application time is: May 1 to June 30.

 

18. Q: What are the grantees of the Guangdong Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Excellent undergraduate, master, and doctoral foreign students in our school and foreign students who are interested in applying for undergraduate, master, and doctoral degrees in our school.

 

19. Q: What are the application requirements for the Guangdong Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application conditions:

(1) Current students:

Comply with Chinese laws, regulations and school rules and regulations during school

Good character and learning, good attendance record, good or above-required courses of the year

Did not receive a scholarship from the Chinese government or other types of scholarships within the year of application

 

(2) Freshmen:

Applicants come to our school for a clear study purpose and develop a clear study plan

Good character and academic performance, good attendance record

Did not receive a scholarship from the Chinese government or other types of scholarships within the year of application

 

20. Q: What are the application requirements for the scholarship for outstanding international students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application conditions:

  • Commit to abide by Chinese laws, regulations, and our school rules and regulations;
  • Excellent overall grades in the original school, excellent both in character and learning;
  • HSK scores and TOFEL scores meet the requirements of relevant majors in our school;
  • Those with other outstanding performance will be given priority;
  • Did not receive the Chinese government and other various scholarships.

 

21. Q: What are the application requirements for the scholarship for outstanding foreign students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application conditions:

  • Comply with Chinese laws, regulations and school rules and regulations during school;
  • Complete the required credits of the previous academic year, with an average score of 90 points, no less than 80 points in a single subject, and a comprehensive score in the top 30% of all degree students;
  • The attendance rate is not less than 90%;
  • Have not received any other scholarships from the Chinese government;
  • Those with other outstanding performances will be given priority.

 

22. Q: What are the application requirements for the scholarship for outstanding Chinese language students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application conditions:

  • Commit to abide by Chinese laws, regulations, and our school rules and regulations;
  • Excellent overall results in the original school or our school, excellent in character and learning;
  • The study period is more than one year;
  • Have not received any other scholarships from the Chinese government;
  • Those with other outstanding performances will be given priority.

 

23. Q: What is the application time for the scholarship for outstanding Chinese language students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: May 1st to August 1st every year.

 

24. Q: What are the application requirements for the scholarship for outstanding Chinese language students of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Application conditions:

  • Comply with Chinese laws, regulations and school rules and regulations during school;
  • The study period is more than one year, and continue to study in our school in the next semester;
  • After completing all subjects in the previous semester, the test scores are in the top 30% of the class;
  • The attendance rate is not less than 90%;
  • Have not received any other scholarships from the Chinese government;
  • Those with other outstanding performances will be given priority.

 

25. Q: What is the information of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies?

A: Contact information:

  • Address: No. 2, Baiyun Avenue North, Baiyun District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province
  • Phone: 020-36207142
  • Email: iie@gdufs.edu.cn

 

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