Ph.D. Admissions Guide for 2021
Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU) was established in 1956 and is one of the five key universities in Zhejiang Province and one of the top 100 universities in China. The four disciplines of mathematics, chemistry, engineering, and materials have entered the top 1% of ESI in the world. The school covers an area of more than 200 hectares, with well-equipped libraries, laboratories, gymnasiums, entertainment centers, hospitals, supermarkets, etc. The school has 19 colleges, providing 68 undergraduate majors, 53 master's majors, 28 doctoral majors, and non-academic majors. The school has more than 30,000 students and more than 3,000 international students. The school has 6 Confucius Institutes and has been awarded the "Advanced Chinese Cooperation Institution of Confucius Institutes" for 5 consecutive years, making it the only university in the country. The school has established academic exchange and cooperation relationships with more than 280 overseas universities and research institutes in more than 60 countries and regions.
1) Application conditions
1. Be above 18 years old, generally not more than 40 years old (born before September 1, 1981);
2. Non-Chinese citizens holding a valid ordinary passport of a foreign country,
*Chinese citizens who apply to enter colleges and universities as foreign students after immigrating to foreign countries must hold a valid foreign passport or nationality certificate for more than 4 years (inclusive), and the most recent 4 years (before April 30 of the enrollment year) ) There is a record of actual residence abroad for more than 2 years (the actual residence abroad for 9 months in a year can be calculated as one year, subject to entry and exit signatures);
2. Fresh graduates with a master's degree or with a master's diploma, with good grades at the master's level;
3. Language level:
(1) To apply for Chinese-taught majors, you must reach the minimum HSK level required by the major you are applying for (see the catalog of majors for enrollment for details);
(2) English-taught majors must have a TOEFL score of 80 or IELTS 5.5;
4. No criminal record, no history of drug use;
5. Good health, no major infectious diseases.
2) Application time:
February 20-July 30, 2021
3) Application procedure
Log in to the online registration system for foreign students of Zhejiang Normal University, fill in the information online, upload the application materials and pay the registration fee.
(Registration website: http://admission.zjnu.edu.cn )
Note: Applicants should keep the phone open and check the online registration system account and email regularly. The school will contact the applicant for assessment or interview according to the actual situation.
4) Application materials
Applicants must truthfully fill in and upload the following application materials in the online registration system:
1. ID photo (recent 2-inch headless photo);
2. A scanned copy of the first page of the passport (ordinary passport, and valid until after October 31, 2021);
3. Passport visa page (required for students already in China);
4. The notarized master's degree certificate, degree certificate, or pre-graduation certificate must be stamped with the official seal of the school:
(1) Fresh graduates with a master's degree shall submit a pre-graduation certificate issued by their school,
(2) Past master's students submit a master's degree certificate and degree certificate;
5. Scanned copy of notarized transcript:
(1) Fresh graduates submit transcripts during the school year,
(2) Past master's students submit complete transcripts of the master's stage;
6. Proof of language proficiency within the validity period:
(1) Applicants for Chinese-taught programs are required to submit HSK level and above certificates required by the majors applied for in the enrollment major catalog (see the enrollment major catalog for details).
(2) Applicants for English-taught programs must submit a new TOEFL or IELTS transcript, with a score of 80 or above in the new TOEFL and 5.5 or above in IELTS;
7. Physical Examination Form for Foreigners:
(Download link: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION RECORD FOR FOREIGNER.pdf,
The content of the medical examination must include all the items listed in the table. Fill it out in Chinese or English, if it is not written in Chinese or English, it needs to be translated and notarized. Forms with incomplete records, no doctor’s signature, no official seal of the hospital, and no seal on the photo are invalid. The medical report is valid for six months. );
8. No criminal record certificate;
9. Statement of no history of drug abuse;
10. Proof of financial ability: provide a certificate of deposit sufficient to guarantee reasonable expenses such as study, life, international travel, etc. during the study in China (at least one year's tuition equivalent should be held);
11. Two recommendation letters from associate professors and above:
Written in Chinese or English, must be signed by the recommender or stamped with the official seal of the recommending unit;
12. Instructor acceptance letter:
After the student decides to apply for the major, he must contact the International Student Admissions Office of our school as soon as possible to obtain the tutor information, get in touch with the tutor and apply for the tutor acceptance letter;
13. Study plan:
(1) No less than 1,000 words. Applicants for Chinese-taught programs should write in Chinese, and applicants for English-taught programs should write in English.
(2) If you apply for two or more majors, you must submit a study and research plan for each major;
14. Students who have already studied in China must provide proof of their original school's learning situation;
15. Other supporting materials (published papers, proof of social work, proof of volunteer activities, etc.) can be uploaded to the registration system.
(1) If the various forms, documents, certificates, etc. involved in the application materials are in texts other than Chinese or English, in addition to the original, a notarized Chinese or English translation must be attached. It is recommended to go to the embassy (consulate) of the People's Republic of China in your country to notarize the above-mentioned materials and their translations. Forms, texts, certificates, etc. with more than two pages should be stamped with a seam seal or an official seal should be stamped on each page;
(2) The applicant must be responsible for the authenticity and completeness of the submitted materials. If the application materials are false or missing, our school will not accept them;
(3) Our school fully implements an online application system and does not accept mailed paper materials.
5) Admissions major
1. Majors taught in Chinese:
Our school offers 21 Chinese-taught doctoral programs for international students. The detailed professional information is as follows:
Click to view " Zhejiang Normal University International Student Enrollment Major Catalogue in 2021 ")
2. Majors taught in English:
Our school offers 6 English-taught doctoral programs for international students. The detailed professional information is as follows:
Click to view " List of Programs for International Students in ZJNU 2021 ")
6) Admission and Selection
The admission of international students in our school implements the "application review system" that is in line with international standards. The Admissions Office of our school will work with the admissions review expert panel of the relevant departments and departments to select the best candidates for admission based on the applicant's academic performance, language level, comprehensive quality, and professional volunteers. According to the requirements of the department and major, applicants will be notified in advance if they need to participate in an assessment or interview.
Our school generally responds to the admission result within one month after receiving the complete application materials. The admission notice and the study visa application form for foreigners studying in China will be sent out one month after the student pays the application fee. Applicants are requested to log in to the online registration system (http://admission.zjnu.edu.cn) in time to check the admission results and the details of sending the admission notice.
7) School system
School system: 4 years.
8) Registration fee:
RMB 400 (paid at the time of online registration, the registration fee is not refundable).
1. Chinese-taught doctoral major: 25,000 yuan/year;
2. English-taught doctoral degree: 27,000 yuan/year.
Note: The fees are based on the academic year and are charged in RMB. The above fees do not include teaching materials; if the above tuition fees are adjusted, the final fees approved by the price department shall prevail.
10) Accommodation and living expenses
1. Accommodation fee:
(1) The school has Qiming International Student Apartments and International Exchange Center International Student Apartments on campus. The dormitories are equipped with toilets, air conditioning, network interfaces and shared washing machines, etc., with complete facilities, standardized management, and convenient living;
(2) Double room: RMB 2250/person/semester; Single room: RMB 4500/person/semester;
(3) Chinese government scholarship students and Confucius Institute scholarship students (where the subsidy covers accommodation fees) do not agree to off-campus accommodation in principle.
2. Meal fee: about 1,000 yuan per month (students’ personal living habits, the cost of each person is different).
3. Insurance premium: RMB 800 per year.
11) Scholarship application and review
For the specific application methods of the following scholarship programs, please visit the International Student Admissions website of our school
( Http://iso.zjnu.edu.cn )
The "Scholarship" column on the homepage.
1. Chinese Government Scholarship (Zhejiang Normal University Admission Code: 10345)
The full scholarship is free of tuition and enjoys living expenses, accommodation, and comprehensive medical insurance. A partial scholarship is one or several items of a full scholarship.
Chinese Government Scholarship Application Website:
The basic information of various Chinese government scholarships is as follows: (For specific application methods, program details, etc., please visit our school’s international student admissions website
Check with the study abroad website in China
(1) Chinese Government Scholarship-Autonomous Enrollment Project for Universities
Applicants who meet the application requirements of the "Chinese Government Scholarship-University Independent Enrollment Program", students apply directly to the Admissions Office of our school.
Application deadline: generally around the end of February each year, the specific time and information are based on the school admissions website each year
( Http://iso.zjnu.edu.cn ) The announcement shall prevail.
(2) Chinese Government Scholarship-Country-specific Bilateral Project
Applicants who meet the application requirements of the "Chinese Government Scholarship-Country Bilateral Program" can apply to the student dispatching department of their country or the Education Office of the Chinese Embassy (Consulate-General) in their country.
Application time: Different countries have different application deadlines. Please check with the relevant embassies and consulates in advance.
2. Zhejiang Government Scholarship for International Students in China
The Zhejiang Provincial Government has established scholarships for international students in China, which are open to undergraduate, master, and doctoral students. Postgraduate scholarship: 30,000 yuan/year, undergraduate scholarship 20,000 yuan/year. (Scholarship funding period is one year. Those who have passed the scholarship review can continue to apply in the second year. Our school will select the best scholarship candidates for the next year among the scholarship candidates who have passed the annual review). Freshmen can apply to our school's admissions office in the online application system.
Application time: Deadline on July 30, 2021.
3. Sister City Scholarship of Jinhua Municipal Government
To enhance the understanding and friendship of overseas students to Jinhua, encourage students from sister cities of Jinhua to study in Jinhua, and establish the "Jinhua Municipal Government Sister City Scholarship". The scope of the scholarship award is for international students who are one semester and above. The scholarship is reviewed once a year.
Application time: from now until July 30, 2021.
The scholarships are divided into categories A and B. A category scholarship (for international students with a college degree and above): 20,000 yuan/year; B scholarship (for long-term foreign students with one semester and above) 10,000 yuan/year.
4. Zhejiang Normal University Scholarship for Outstanding International Students
To attract outstanding international students to study and engage in scientific research in our school, the "Zhejiang Normal University International Student Scholarship" has been established. It is open to undergraduates, master's, and doctoral students. Please refer to the school admissions website for details of the award amount
( Http://iso.zjnu.edu.cn ).
(Scholarship funding period is 1 year, and the award-winning students who pass the scholarship review can continue to apply in the second year.)
Freshmen can apply to our school’s admissions office in the online application system according to their actual situation.
Application time: from now until July 30, 2021.
Zhejiang Normal University International Student Management Office (responsible for international student enrollment, admission, and management)
Phone: +86 (0)579 82283155
Fax: +86 (0)579 82280337
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
The use of drugs (including marijuana) is illegal in China, and the school physical examination includes drug testing.
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