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1.Q: Please introduce the basic situation of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: The University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is an innovative university with the integration of science and education as its school running mode and elite undergraduate education as its school running characteristics.

The University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences takes "integration of science and education, education-oriented, collaborative innovation, and service for the country" as its school running philosophy, and is highly integrated with the research institutions directly under the Chinese Academy of Sciences in terms of the management system, teaching staff, training system, and scientific research work. The school is composed of four campuses in Beijing (Yuquan Road, Zhongguancun, Olympic Village, Yanqi Lake), five education bases outside Beijing (Shanghai, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Lanzhou), and 116 training units across the country. In recent years, the National University of science and technology has continuously deepened the construction of the system, mechanism, and organization of the integration of science and education, and "co-construction, CO governance, sharing and win-win" with various training units.

According to the results of the fourth round of national discipline evaluation released by the center for degree and graduate education development of the Ministry of Education in December 2017, the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ranked third in China with 18 A + and 30 a-disciplines. The first level disciplines involved in the 15 undergraduate majors that have been enrolled by the University of Chinese Academy of sciences are all class A in this subject evaluation.

The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences is one of the first batches of 20 "independent auditing units" for doctoral and master's degree programs. Colleges and universities that have become independent auditing units can independently set up additional doctoral and master degree programs according to their own discipline development and school running orientation.

According to the latest ESI data released in March 2021, the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ranked 59th in the international rankings, ranking first in mainland universities. Among the 22 disciplines, materials science and chemistry of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences ranked among the top ten thousand in ESI; Materials science, chemistry, environmental science and ecology, engineering, plant and animal science, agriculture, earth science, and other eight disciplines entered the top one-thousandth of ESI.

 

2. Q: Where is the campus of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences has four campuses in Beijing: Yuquan Road, Zhongguancun, Olympic Village, and yanqihu campus. Zhongguancun campus is located in Zhongguancun area, which is known as "China's Silicon Valley", adjacent to Peking University, Tsinghua University, and more than ten research institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences; The Olympic Village campus is adjacent to the Olympic Park, the bird's nest and the water cube, and close to more than 10 high-level research institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Yanqihu campus is located in yanqihu scenic spot, Huairou District, with beautiful scenery and close to the site of APEC in 2014. It is a new campus with more than 10000 teachers and students approved by the State Council in 2004; Yuquan Road Campus is located in the West extension of Chang'an Street. It is a traditional campus of the National University of science and technology since its establishment in 1978, with perfect facilities, quiet and elegance, and convenient transportation.

 

3. Q: What is the relationship between the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the research institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: The University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is administratively affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and follows the management and guidance of the Ministry of education. The education, teaching, and training of postgraduates and undergraduates, as well as the scientific research practice, all rely on 116 research institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences throughout the country through the integrated system of science and education.

 

4. Q: How about the Faculty of the Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: As of August 2020, the university has 3090 full-time teachers, including 176 academicians of the two academies; There are 11257 on-the-job graduate tutors in each training unit, including 6786 doctoral tutors (including 237 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and 45 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering).

 

5. Q: How about the international exchanges and cooperation between the Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: Relying on the rich science and education resources of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a strong international cooperation platform, we will carry out various forms of international academic cooperation and teacher-student exchanges, and constantly enhance the international academic reputation and influence of the University. At present, the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has cooperated with Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Stanford University, Cambridge University, Oxford University, Bristol University, Munich University of Technology, Australian National University, Sorbonne University, Paris University of science, arts and humanities, University of Toronto, Canada, The National University of Singapore and other world-class universities have established close ties and cooperative exchanges with the Royal Academy of Sciences, the Marple Institute of Germany, the National Research Center of France, the American Academy of Sciences and other internationally renowned scientific research institutions. China has one belt, one road, and one is the international science and education center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The joint scientific and educational center of the State University of science and technology has been held in Sri Lanka, Burma, and Uzbekistan. The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences is a member University of the Pacific Rim University Alliance (APRU), vice president unit of the "double first-class" International Exchange Branch of China Association for international exchange of education, and one of the first batch of universities to join the cooperation mechanism between China and Australia.

 

6. Q: What is the school code of the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: 80001

 

7. Q: When is the admission notice issued to candidates?

A: The doctor admission notice is usually issued in February or June, and is sent by the training unit to the candidates who have been admitted.

 

8. Q: When will the candidates who have been accepted register?

A: When the admission notice is issued, the admission notice for freshmen will be sent at the same time. Students should report at the time and place specified in the admission instructions. Generally, the admission time of a Ph.D. in early March in spring and early September in autumn.

 

9. Q: Will the candidates who take part in the re-examination be admitted?

A: According to the relevant regulations of the Ministry of education, the training units of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences implement the difference retest, so the candidates who participate in the retest may not be able to be admitted. Since the entrance examination of graduate students is divided into the first examination and the second examination, whether they can be admitted or not depends not only on the results of the first examination but also on the comprehensive results of the first and second examinations.

 

10. Q: What scholarships can students receive while they are in school? What's the living standard?

A: The Chinese Academy of Sciences has a relatively complete funding system, and each graduate student can receive a relatively generous scholarship during the semester, which can generally meet the basic needs of daily life. During the semester, you can also apply for "National Scholarship", "President of Chinese Academy of Sciences scholarship", "Zhu Li Yuehua scholarship", "Di'ao scholarship", "American superconductor scholarship" and other scholarships established by other institutions.

 

11. Q: What is the extracurricular life of the students of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: The 9th campus culture and Art Festival was held to commemorate the "12.9" Patriotic Sports singing competition, elegant art into the campus and various sports competitions and other campus cultural activities“ Academic activities such as academician lecture hall, science forum, Bo Wen garden, Tiandi people's Congress lecture hall, etc; Chinese Academy of Sciences youth entrepreneurship competition, Youth Entrepreneurship Forum, entrepreneurship story meeting and other innovation and entrepreneurship activities; Youth Volunteer Association, Keyuan Education Society and other student associations have several activities, practical activities and public welfare services carried out by relevant education bases and other organizations.

 

12. Q: How to apply for a doctoral degree in the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: All candidates must register online. For online registration, please log in to the enrollment website of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. After filling in the data information of online registration, you must submit the confirmation information. Only when the registration is successful, can it be valid. After online registration, candidates should submit the registration materials to the training unit within the specified time.

 

13. Q: What are the requirements of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences for a physical examination?

A: The physical examination is organized by the training unit in the retest stage. The requirements of physical examination refer to the guiding opinions on physical examination of college enrollment issued by the Ministry of education, Ministry of health, and China Disabled Persons' Federation. The Ministry of health "notice on further standardizing the entry and employment examination items to maintain the right of enrollment and employment of hepatitis B surface antigen carriers" ([2010]12). The training unit can formulate the specific physical examination requirements in combination with the actual situation of each discipline of the unit. Before applying for the examination, candidates should consult the enrollment Department of the unit to know whether the major they want to apply for has requirements for the physical examination results.

 

14. Q: How many times a year do doctoral students of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences enroll?

A: Every year, there are two admissions of doctors in spring and autumn, and each enrollment unit can decide whether to enroll in spring and autumn. Most training units only take one entrance examination in autumn. Please take the initiative to contact the training unit before registration to understand the situation.

 

15. Q: What is the length of schooling of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: The basic length of schooling for doctoral students is generally three years, and the maximum length of schooling (including suspension) shall not exceed six years; The basic length of schooling of doctoral students recruited through master's degree and a doctoral degree is generally 5 years, including master's degree, and the maximum length of schooling (including suspension) shall not exceed 8 years; The basic length of schooling of doctoral students recruited through direct doctoral research is generally 5 years, and the longest length of schooling (including suspension) shall not exceed 8 years.

 

16. Q: What are the enrollment types of graduate students of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: Master's degree graduate students are divided into academic master's degrees and professional master's degrees. They all accept the recommended exemption students (except for MBA, public administration, and Engineering Management Majors in professional degrees), and apply for the national unified examination candidates.

 

17. Q: Can't you get a master's degree without a bachelor's degree?

A: As long as you have a bachelor's degree certificate, you can normally apply for a master's degree. After passing the examination and re-examination, no matter whether you have a bachelor's degree or not, you can apply for a master's degree as long as you complete your master's degree according to the training plan of your major and meet the requirements of the master's degree.

 

18. Q: What should be paid attention to when applying for a master's degree?

A: Before registration, candidates should refer to the major catalog of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and choose the training unit and major to apply for. Fill in the registration information according to the tips and requirements of the registration website. All information must be complete and accurate. The name of the applicant in the online newspaper should be filled in the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Registration unit code: 14430; The name and code of the institute should be filled in the name of the Research Institute, Institute, center, garden, station or relevant department.

 

19.Q: What is one belt, one road international scientific organization alliance?

A: The "one belt, one road" international scientific organization alliance is a comprehensive and substantive international scientific and technological organization founded by 37 institutes, research institutes, universities, and international organizations all over the world. One belt, one road, and other countries, to promote the training of young talents and scientific capacity, and to improve the level of internationalization of talents in University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and to lay a foundation for talents in scientific and technological cooperation between China and ANSO members, is also required to establish ANSO scholarship. ANSO The program is planned to be set up in 2019, with 145 masters and 190 doctoral places. It supports outstanding young students from all over the world to study for postgraduate degrees at the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and provides full scholarships.

 

20. Q: What are the contents of the scholarship for international students of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: The contents of the subsidy are as follows:

(1) Tuition-free at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Doctoral students are free of the tuition fee of RMB 40000 / academic year; Master's students are free of the tuition fee of RMB 30000 / academic year; Senior students are free of the tuition fee of RMB 3000 / month; The tuition fee is free of RMB 2600 per month for ordinary advanced students.

 

(2) Provide scholarships and living expenses

The University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences provides scholarships for living expenses of 2000 yuan per month for masters and general advanced students, and 2500 yuan per month for doctoral, advanced, and joint training students. In addition, tutors and research institutes/colleges provide scholarships and grants according to the learning and scientific research situation of scholarship students, so that the total amount of scholarship living expenses enjoyed by master's students and ordinary further education students is not less than 3000 yuan/month; The total amount of scholarship living expenses for doctoral students, advanced students and joint training postgraduates shall not be less than 3500 yuan/month.

 

(3) Provide basic accommodation

The University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences provides basic accommodation for the full amount of scholarship students enrolled by the Beijing Regional Research Institute and the departments of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, as well as the scholarship students of the Beijing Foreign Research Institute who participate in the centralized teaching. At the end of the intensive teaching, after the scholarship students return to the Institute, the Beijing International Research Institute will assist the scholarship students to solve the accommodation problem, and the scholarship students shall pay the accommodation fee according to the regulations of the Institute.

 

(4) Comprehensive medical insurance

The insurance cost is 800 yuan per person for one year and 400 yuan per person for half a year. For details of insurance, please refer to the study abroad insurance website Insurance products for international students in China.

 

21. What is the duration of the international student scholarship of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: Funding period:

(1) Postgraduates: no more than 36 months;

(2) Doctoral candidates: no more than 36 months;

(3) Joint training of Postgraduates: 6-24 months;

(4) General and advanced students: 6-24 months.

 

22. Q: What are the application procedures for International Student Scholarships of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences?

A: Application steps:

(1) The applicant is determined to be qualified.

The applicant has read these measures carefully to make sure that he meets the application requirements of Article 3 of this scholarship. Applicants need to contact themselves and get the tutor's acceptance. The information of tutors can be found on the English website of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. After finding a tutor who is in line with his or her research interests, the applicant should send his or her resume, research plan, and other application related materials to the tutor, and state in the email that he or she wants to apply for the master/doctor program of International Student Scholarship of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. After the online application of international students is approved by the training unit, the online application system will automatically send an email to the tutor, explaining the method of the tutor to log in to the online application system and the procedures to be completed. The tutor should log in to the system to review the application submitted by the applicant.

 

(2) Applicants submit online applications for admission and scholarship

Applicants login to the international student application system of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and complete the online application and scholarship application procedures according to the system prompts. The required materials are detailed in the various international student enrollment brochures.

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