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Ph.D. Project Introduction

Founded in 1909, Lanzhou University is a key comprehensive university directly under the Ministry of Education of China. It is one of the key universities in the national "985 Project" and "211 Project", and a national "Double First-Class" Class A university.

Lanzhou University has a complete range of disciplines and distinctive disciplines, covering 12 disciplines, including chemistry, physics, materials science, earth science, plant zoology, mathematics, engineering, biology and biochemistry, environment and ecology, clinical medicine, A large number of superior disciplines such as medicine and toxicology and agricultural science.


1. Application qualifications and conditions

1.1 Non-Chinese citizens, holding a valid foreign passport, and in good physical and mental health;

1.2 Have a master's degree and be under 40 years old;

1.3 For applicants who apply for teaching in Chinese, the HSK score requirements are as follows:

Literary major: 180 points or more in HSK level 5, and 50 points or more in HSKK intermediate level;

History major: 180 points or more at HSK level 5;

Other majors: HSK level 4 with a score of 210 or more;

Those who do not meet the requirements must take 1-2 years of Chinese tuition; applicants for scholarships must meet the HSK score requirements before applying.

Applicants for English-taught courses must meet one of the following conditions: their mother tongue is English; the language of instruction in the previous stage is English; IELTS score of 5.5 or above, TOEFL score of 80 or above, or other proof of their English proficiency;


2. Application time

Deadline on June 30 (Please refer to the enrollment guide for each scholarship program for the application time of scholarship programs)


3. Application materials

3.1 "Lanzhou University Foreign Student Admission Application Form" (completed in the online application system of Lanzhou University International Cultural Exchange College;

3.2 Notarized academic certificate (texts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations, fresh graduates must submit a certificate of pre-graduation);

3.3 Notarized transcripts (texts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations);

3.4 The first page of a valid ordinary passport;

3.5 "Foreigner Physical Examination Record", which needs to be filled in in English or Chinese. Applicants should strictly follow the items required in the inspection. Forms with missing items, no photos of the person affixed, or no seals on the photos, no comments from doctors, and signs and stamps of the hospital are invalid. The inspection result is valid for 6 months);

3.6 Proof of no criminal record;

3.7 Proof of language proficiency (such as HSK, HSKK certificate, etc.);

3.8 Personal statement;

3.9 Two letters of recommendation (recommended by associate professor and above);

3.10 Research results.



(1) Incomplete materials will not be accepted;

(2) All the above materials need to be scanned and uploaded to the system;

(3) Applicants for scholarships need to mail two copies of the hardcopy materials to our hospital, regardless of whether they are admitted or not, the materials will not be returned. Those who apply for self-financed learners do not need to mail paper materials.


4. Application procedure

Step 1: Log in to the Lanzhou University International Student Online Service System to register, fill in the information and upload the original scanned copy of the application materials;


Step 2: After completing the online registration, print the "Lanzhou University International Student Admission Application Form" automatically generated by the system, and prepare the corresponding materials by the requirements and sequence of the "application materials" list;


Step 3: Mail the hard copy materials (for scholarship applicants).


5. Scholarship

Chinese Government Scholarship, Lanzhou University President Scholarship


6. Contact

Contact: Xie Fei Wang Shan

Contact number: 0086-931-8914290



Address: Room 703, College of International Cultural Exchange, Lanzhou University Student Activity Center, 222 Tianshui South Road, Lanzhou City, Gansu Province

Zipcode: 730000

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