2021 Postgraduate Programs of Wuhan University
1. Applicant should be healthy and well-behaved and have foreign citizenship. Applicants for Master’s degree programs should have an undergraduate study background equivalent to that of the Chinese Bachelor’s degree. Applicants for Doctoral programs should have a Master's study background equivalent to that of the Chinese Master’s degree.
2. Applicants should have good academic records, and provide the following documents:
2.1Transcripts from highest degree education institution.
2.2 Personal statement and a brief research plan. Doctoral degree program applicants need to submit a brief introduction of research experience.
2.3Two recommendation letters from scholars who have the title of associate professor or higher.
2.4Applicants who have studied in China should provide the Discipline Record from Previous school or university.
3. Chinese Language Requirements
3.1 HSK (level IV) certificate or above is required for the applicants who would like to study in the programs of science, engineering, and English medium medical majors; HSK (level V) certificate is required for the applicants who would like to study in the programs of liberal arts.
3.2 For applicants who haven’t reached the required Chinese language level, they can first apply to study the Chinese language at Wuhan University. After obtaining HSK (level IV) certificate or above, they can apply for the major study.
4. English Language Requirements
For non-native English speakers who apply for English medium programs, they should provide a score report of the English Proficiency test. For applicants who cannot offer the above-mentioned standardized English test results, they will be required to participate in an additional oral or written English test organized by Wuhan University.
(2) Application Procedures
1. Online Application
Please log in to the online application system at "Wuhan University International Students Service System" within the application period. After registration, please complete the "Wuhan University Application Form for Foreign Scholars and Students" correctly and completely, and upload the supporting documents and pay the application fee as required ( Please see more details in attachment I: List of uploading documents in the online application system ).
2. Comprehensive Evaluation
Applicants should submit all information and documents accurately and completely before the deadline for the evaluation by Wuhan University. Otherwise, the application will be not considered.
2.2 Examination & Interview
Applicants who pass the application document review will be admitted to the interview. The interview time and method will be informed in advance. Outstanding applicants recognized by Wuhan University will have the interview waived and get an offer directly.
3. Visa Application
Admitted applicants must bring their passport, Admission Letter, Visa Application Form (JW202/201), Physical Examination Record Form as well as Blood Test Record to the local Chinese Embassy/Consulate or other official missions authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China to apply for a student visa (X1/X2 visa). All documents should be issued by Wuhan University or filed with Chinese education authorities.
Notice: If admitted applicants hold other types of visas rather than student visas (X1/X2 visas), they will not be registered at Wuhan University.
(3) Postgraduate Programs
For the postgraduate programs offered to international students, please check the details in attachment II “Wuhan University International Students (Postgraduate) Admission List of Majors Catalog”. And please distinguish between "professional degree" and "academic degree".
(4) Duration, Degree & Diploma
Master’s degree programs at Wuhan University last two to three years, while doctoral degree programs last three to four years. The programs are delivered in Chinese, with part of them can be taught in English. A graduation certificate will be awarded to students who have met all graduation requirements. A master’s degree or doctoral degree will be awarded to students who have met the related requirements of degree conferment.
For detail of costs, please see attachment IV “Tuition Fee and Costs of International Students”
Notice：Admitted degree students must pay their first-year tuition fee during their registration at Wuhan University. Otherwise, they will not be allowed to register.
(6) Scholarships for New Students
1. Bilateral program
Please apply directly to the dispatching authorities for overseas study of your home country (usually the local Chinese Embassy or Consulate). For more details of the application, please visit the CSC website at
and the Wuhan University website
2. Chinese University's Independent Enrollment program
This program may support Master's degree students and Ph.D. students. Please apply directly to Wuhan University. For more details of the application, please visit the CSC website at
and the Wuhan University website http://admission.whu.edu.cn.
3. Confucius Scholarship
This scholarship aims to support Chinese language learners who are interested in Chinese teaching or Chinese language research. For more information, please visit
4. Ministry of Commerce Scholarship
Please apply directly to the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office （ECCO）of the Chinese Embassy in your country. Master program of Chinese Law and International Law and MOFCOM Scholarship Program may support master degree students and Ph.D. students. For more details of the application, please visit
5. Chinese Government Scholarship
This program focuses on supporting overseas applicants to study for master's or doctor's degrees at Wuhan University. Please apply directly to the dispatching authorities for overseas study of your home country (apply to the local China Development Bank Branches and the local Asian Offices）. For more details of the application, please visit the CSC website
e http://www.campuschina.org, and the Wuhan University website http://www.admission.whu.edu.cn.
(7) Application,Admission & Registration Period
1. Application Period
1.1 Self-sponsor Applicants
Application time starts from Nov. 10，2020 to Jun. 15，2021.
1.2Application Period for Chinese Government Scholarship Applicants
Application time usually starts from early December 2020 to March 31，2021.
1.3 Application Period for Confucius Scholarship Applicants
Application time usually starts from early March 2021 to early May，2021.
Note：About application period for the Chinese Government Scholarship, please pay attention to website information:
http://www.csc.edu.cn/ and http://admission.whu.edu.cn/.
Time for Confucius Scholarship application can be found at
2. Admission Period
The registration period usually starts from 1st to 10th September. Please check the admission notice for the registration time for new students.
Notice: For applicants who apply for Chinese Government Scholarships， Confucius Scholarship and "Scholarship of Ministry of Commerce", please check the relevant website to get admission results.
3. Registration Period
Please check the Admission Notice for the registration time for new students.
During registration at Wuhan University, the admitted students should bring their personal and ordinary passport (diplomatic passport and business passport will not be accepted), Admission Notice, Visa Application Form (JW202/JW201), and student visa. Original documents of degree or diploma should be provided for rechecking during the official registration. Otherwise, the admission will be considered invalid.
School of International Education, Wuhan University, will reserve on-campus dormitories for new students who register within the registration time.
(9) Address & Contact
Admission Office, School of International Education
Maple Garden，Wuhan University, Luojiashan Street, Wuhan, Hubei Province 430072, P.R. China