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1. Q: What kind of university is Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Southwestern University of Finance and Economics is a national key university established by the "211 Project" and "985 Project" superior discipline innovation platform directly under the Ministry of Education of China, and it is also the first batch of "Double First-Class" construction universities in China. The school is located in Chengdu, the "land of abundance", a famous historical and cultural city in China. It has two campuses, Guanghua and Liulin, covering an area of more than 2,300 acres. The campus has lakes and willow shadows, fragrant grasses and green trees, flamboyant scholars, and a magnificent view. It is a well-known "garden-style college" and it is an ideal place for studying and pursuing scholarship.

 

2. Q: What is the school code of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: 10651

 

3. Q: When is the online registration time for the International Undergraduate Program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: February 1, 2021-June 30, 2021.

 

4. Q: What are the application materials for the International Undergraduate Program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application materials:

  • Certificate photos without headgear within half a year;
  • High school graduation certificate or pre-graduation certificate;
  • Complete high school transcripts;
  • Scanned copy of passport personal information page;
  • Candidates who have entered mainland China must provide a scanned copy of the visa page;
  • Language test score report (the score is valid within two years);
  • "Foreigner Physical Examination Record Form" (Annex 2);
  • Other documents that can prove the candidates' learning ability and comprehensive quality, such as award certificates, published papers, etc.

 

5. Q: What is the admission process of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics for international students in China?

A: Preliminary review by the Admissions Office → Online Exam/Interview → Academic Review by the College Admissions Committee → Final Review by the International Student Admissions Leading Group → Admission.

 

6. Q: When is the online registration time for the International Postgraduate Program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: January 8, 2021-June 30, 2021.

 

7. Q: What are the application materials for the International Postgraduate Program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application materials:

  • A passport-free photo taken within half a year.
  • The highest degree certificate or pre-graduation certificate.
  • Complete transcript of the highest academic level.
  • Scanned copy of passport personal information page.
  • Candidates who have entered mainland China must provide a scanned copy of the visa page.
  • Language test transcripts (scores are valid for two years).
  • "Foreigner Physical Examination Record Form".
  • Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors, with the name and contact information of the recommender.
  • A research plan (application for Ph.D.).
  • Other documents that can prove the candidates' learning ability and comprehensive quality, such as award certificates, published papers, etc.

 

8. Q: How much is the cost of the International Postgraduate Program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Expense details:

Study expenses

Application fee

600 yuan

Master (taught in Chinese)

20,000 yuan / grade

Master (Taught in English)

25,000 yuan / grade

 

PhD (Chinese-taught)

25,000 yuan / grade

 

PhD (Taught in English)

30,000 yuan / grade

Accommodation costs

On-campus dormitory

500 yuan or 800 yuan / month

Dormitory deposit (cash)

1000 yuan/person

insurance

insurance (must purchase)

800 yuan/year

 

9. Q: How much is the cost of the undergraduate program for international studies at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Expense details:

Study expenses

Registration fee 600 yuan

Educational Project

Undergraduate (Chinese-taught)

16,000 yuan / grade

Undergraduate (Taught in English)

20,000 yuan / grade

Accommodation costs

On-campus dormitory

500 yuan or 800 yuan / month

Dormitory deposit (cash)

1000 yuan/person

insurance

insurance (must purchase)

800 yuan/year

 

10. Q: What are the qualifications for applying for the offline Chinese language program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Eligibility for application:

  • In principle, the applicant’s age at the time of admission is 18-59 years old.
  • The applicant must be a foreign citizen, hold a valid passport, be in good health, abide by the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China and school rules and regulations, and have no records of violations of laws and disciplines.
  • Applicants who are in mainland China must hold a valid Chinese visa type that can be converted into an X visa or student residence permit in China. Students are requested to consult the Chengdu Exit-Entry Administration Bureau and confirm the latest visa-related policies. The valid period of the visa must cover the first week after the start of the spring/fall semester. Before the prescribed registration day, our school will not assist the admitted Chinese freshmen to apply for visas.

 

11. Q: When is the online application time for the offline Chinese language program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Online application time:

(1) Spring semester

Normal application time: December 1, 2020-January 15, 2021

Extension application time: January 16, 2021-February 15, 2021

Start time: February 2021-July 2021

 

(2) Fall semester

Normal application time: June 1, 2021-July 15, 2021

Extension application time: July 16, 2021-September 15, 2021

Start time: September 2021-January 2022

 

12. Q: What are the application materials for the offline Chinese language program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application materials:

  • Hatless ID photo within half a year
  • Passport front page: The passport-type should be a personal ordinary passport, and the validity period must be at least 6 months.
  • Valid visa page: Applicants in mainland China must provide a valid visa page or residence permit page in China.
  • Highest degree certificate
  • Transcript of the highest degree
  • Certificate of Transfer: Applicants with study experience in China must provide the "Certificate of Transfer" or "Certificate of End of Study" issued by the school they are attending and must indicate the contact information of the student management office of the school.
  • Physical Examination Record Form for Foreigners: Applicants must provide a physical examination report within 6 months. The blank form is shown in Annex 1.
  • Letter of guarantee in China.
  • Bank deposit certificate

 

13. Q: What are the application materials for the online Chinese language training program of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application materials:

  • Hatless ID photo within half a year
  • Passport front page: The passport type should be a personal ordinary passport, and the validity period must be at least 6 months.
  • Valid visa page: Applicants in mainland China must provide a valid visa page or residence permit page in China.

 

14. Q: What are the funding conditions for the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Funding conditions:

  • Non-Chinese nationals;
  • Physical and mental health, good character and learning;
  • Interested in engaging in Chinese education, teaching, and related work;
  • Age is 16-35 years old (unified on September 1, 2021). In-service Chinese teachers are relaxed to 45 years old.

 

15. Q: What is the application process for the scholarship of the Confucius Institute at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application process:

  • Log on to the scholarship website (cis.chinese.cn) to inquire about recommending institutions and receiving institutions.
  • Submit the application materials online on the scholarship website, and send the electronic version of the application materials to the email scholarship@swufe.edu.cn
  • Participate in the online assessment and pay attention to the application process, review opinions, and scholarship review results.
  • Scholarship recipients confirm the formalities for studying in China with the host institution and print out the award certificate online.
  • Enter the journal at the time specified in the admission notice of the receiving institution.

 

16. Q: When is the application time for the Chengdu Municipal Government Scholarship of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: May 1, 2021-June 1, 2021 (Beijing time).

 

17. Q: What are the fees included in the Chengdu Government Scholarship of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Scholarship content:

  • Doctoral students:RMB 30,000/academic year, the term does not exceed 3 academic years.
  • Master's degree students: RMB 25,000/academic year, with a term of no more than 3 academic years.
  • Undergraduate students: RMB 20,000/academic year, with a period not exceeding 4 academic years.

 

18. Q: What are the application materials for the Chengdu Municipal Government Scholarship of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application materials:

  • "Chengdu "Belt and Road" Government Scholarship Application Form for International Students" or "Chengdu International Sister City Government Scholarship Application Form for International Students"
  • "Sister City Identity Confirmation Letter"

 

19. Q: When is the application time for the Chinese Government Scholarship of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: January 25-April 11, 2021 (Beijing time).

 

20. Q: What are the application materials for the Chinese Government Scholarship of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application materials:

  • Hatless ID photo within half a year
  • Notarized Highest degree certificate or pre-graduation certificate
  • Complete transcript of the highest academic level
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Study or research plan in China
  • Proof of language ability
  • Passport personal information page
  • "Foreigner Physical Examination Record"
  • "Certificate of Good Conduct"

 

21. Q: When is the application time for the “Belt and Road” Scholarship of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: January 25-April 30, 2021 (Beijing time).

 

22. Q: What are the application materials for the “Belt and Road” Scholarship of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Application materials:

  • Hatless ID photo within half a year
  • Notarized Highest degree certificate or pre-graduation certificate
  • A complete transcript of the highest academic level
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Study or research plan in China
  • Proof of language ability
  • Passport personal information page
  • "Foreigner Physical Examination Record"

 

23. Q: What are the eligibility requirements for the Comprehensive Evaluation Scholarship for International Students of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Eligibility for application:

  • Foreign students who have studied at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics for more than one semester (including one semester) and will continue to study at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics for at least one semester;
  • A serious study attitude, with an attendance rate of over 90% (except for approved sick leave);
  • Comply with Chinese laws and regulations and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics Discipline and School Rules, no illegal or criminal behavior.

 

24.  Q: What are the quotas and criteria for the Comprehensive Evaluation Scholarship for International Students of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: The number and criteria of the scholarship:

  • First prize: RMB 2,000, based on 0.5% of the total number of international students at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in the current semester (rounded up, the same below) to determine the quota;
  • Second prize: RMB 1,000, based on 1.5% of the total number of international students at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in the current semester;
  • Third prize: RMB 500, based on 3% of the total number of international students of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in the current semester;
  • Special Award for Academic Achievement: RMB 300, based on 1% of the total number of international students at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in the current semester;
  • Extracurricular Performance Special Award: RMB 300, based on 1% of the total number of international students from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in the current semester.

 

25. Q: What is the contact information of the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics?

A: Contact information:

  • Phone/Fax: +86-28-87355437
  • Email: scholarship@swufe.edu.cn
  • Website: http://international.swufe.edu.cn
  • Address: No. 55, Guanghua Village Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province
  • Post Code: 610074
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