Call for 2019 Master's Programs for International Students

1. Introduction

The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) accepts international students through over 20 UCAS schools and over 100 institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). See here for detailed information about UCAS faculties and CAS institutes.

In 2019, UCAS provides over 200 Masters programs that commonly last for 3 years. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment. Master’s programs are mainly instructed in Chinese or bilingual in Chinese and English, with only a few programs instructed in English. For Chinese-instructed Master Programs, please refer to UCAS Admission Information Website (see here). Please see the following information about English-instructed Masters Programs:

1.1 Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

The program provides professional courses such as Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genomics, Developmental Biology, Plant Ecology, Conservation Biology, etc. Research directions involve botany, zoology, microbiology, ecology, aquatic biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, genetics, aiming to develop talents in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology. Through study of the program, students will have a firm and comprehensive grasp of basic theories and profound and systematic specialized knowledge in the discipline, will get scientific thinking and experiment training in basic and applied basic research with good scientific research morality and professional dedication spirit, will have the ability to undertake scientific research or independently to engage in a special technical work. The majors and related institutes, colleges for this program are as follows:

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0710

Biology

Ecology

071001

Botany

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

071002

Zoology

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

071004

Hydrobiology

Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

071005

Microbiology

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institut Pasteur of Shanghai

071007

Genetics

Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Center for Agricultural Resources Research Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

071010

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0713

071300

Ecology

Center for Agricultural Resources Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1.2 Program in Geography and Environmental Science

The professional courses given in the program include Physical Geography, Global Climate Change, Biogeography, Tourism Geography, Remote Sensing Analysis and Application Models, Restoration Ecology, Soil Chemistry, Bioremediation, Dynamic Modelling of Environmental System and its Application, etc. Research orientation refer to hydrology and water resources, environmental evolution, resources use and ecological security, desert environment, environmental bioremediation. Through the implementation of the program, international students are expected to be equipped with both the solid knowledge in geographical comprehensive research and environmental problems analysis, and the ability to conduct original research in geography and environmental science with independent and innovative thinking. The majors and related institutes, colleges for this program are as follows:

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0705

Geography

070501

Physical Geography

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

070502

Human Geography

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

070503

Cartography and Geography Information System

College of Resources and Environment, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Remote sensing and digital earth

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0713

Ecology

071300

Ecology

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0814

Civil Engineering

081401

Geotechnical Engineering

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0830

Environmental Science and Engineering

083001

Environmental Science

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

College of Resources and Environment, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Degree in Science)

0903

Agricultural Resources and Environment

090301

Soil Science

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1.3 Program in Pharmaceutical Science

The professional courses of this program include Molecular Biology and Genomics, Immunology and Biophysics, Functional Nanostructure: Synthesis, Characterizations and Device Applications, Physical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Development Frontier, Modern Pharmaceutics, Genetic Interpretation System, Protein Polypeptide Drugs’ Modification and Delivery, Molecular Pharmacology, Biotechnology and New Drug Research, Drug Discovery, Adverse Drug Reactions, etc. The program involves Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Drug Design. The program aims to cultivate high-level pharmaceutical talents. Students in this program learn about the current status and future tendency of drug research, master the theories, methods and skills of pharmaceutical science, with the capability of independent drug discovery and technology development. The majors and related institutes, colleges for this program are as follows:

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

1055

Pharmaceutical Science

100701

Medicinal Chemistry

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedcine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

100702

Pharmaceutics

Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

100704

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

100706

Pharmacology

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1007Z1

Drug Design

Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1.4 Program in Chemical Engineering and Technology

The professional courses of this program include Reaction Engineering and Technology, Advanced Thermodynamics, Green Chemistry and Technology, Principle of Transfer Process, Biological Process Engineering, etc. The research directions include: Chemical Reaction Engineering, Mass Transfer Separation Technique, Complex System, Fluidization Technology, Clean Energy / Resource Development and Transformation, Green Metallurgy, Process System Engineering, Development of Functional Materials, Biochemical Process Development, Biomass Refining Chemicals, Pollution Control, and Other Research Areas. This program aims to cultivate innovative talents in the area of Chemical Engineering and Technology. Through this program, students can master the basic theory and systematic expertise in Chemical Engineering and Technology, has the sense of scientific innovation and the ability to undertake specialized technical work independently. The major and related research institutes/colleges include:

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0817

Chemical Engineering and Technology

081701

Chemical Engineering

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Qingdao institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

081702

Chemical Technology

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

081703

Biochemical Engineering

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Qingdao institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

081704

Applied Chemistry

Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

081705

Industrial Catalysis

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1.5 Program in Marine Environmental Science

The major courses in this program include Ocean Dynamics, Ocean Circulation: Wind-Driven and Thermohaline Processes, Sea-Air Interaction, Tropical Climate, Marine Seismology, Paleoclimatology, Tectonic Geology, Natural Product Chemistry, etc. The specialties cover Physical Oceanography, Marine Biology, Marine Geology, Chemical Oceanography and Environment Science. The aim of the program is to train young scientists who have international view and long termly focus on marine environment science. After 3 years’ study, the students will have holistic thinking and skilled practices in their specialties, who can do research in marine environmental science independently and innovatively. The majors and related institutes, colleges for this program are as follows:

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0707

Marine Sciences

070701

Physical Oceanography

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

070703

Marine Biology

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

070704

Marine Geology

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0830

Environmental Science and Engineering

083001

Environmental Science

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1.6 Program in Nanoscience and Technology

The program offers professional courses such as Functional Nanostructure: Synthesis, Characterizations and Device Applications, Cancer Nanotechnology, Experimental Course of Nano-testing Technology, Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Utilization, Nano Electronic Materials, Nano-biology and Organometallics. The research areas cover nano devices, nano materials, nano biology and safety, nano characterization, nano manufacture and application. The program aims at cultivating excellent talents with interdisciplinary knowledge and international vision in the future study and development of nanoscience and technology. Through the program, students will be equipped with professional knowledge in nanomaterials preparation, nanocharacterization, design and fabrication of nanodevices, observation and manipulation of nanostructure, nanobiology and medicine and other related areas. Students will be able to carry out original research with independent and innovative thinking method in the field of nanoscience and technology. The name list of recruitment majors, institutes and schools is presented here:

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0702

Physics

070205

Condensed Matter Physics

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

0702J1

Nanoscience and Technology

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

0703

Chemistry

070303

Organic Chemistry

Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

070304

Physical Chemistry

School of Chemical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0703J1

Nanoscience and Technology

School of Chemical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

0710

Biology

071011

Biophysics

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0710J1

Nanoscience and Technology

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

0805

Materials Science and Engineering

080501

Materials Physical and Chemistry

School of Chemical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

080502

Materialogy

School of Chemical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

College of Materials Science and Opto-Electronic Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0805J1

Nanoscience and Technology

School of Chemical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

1.7 Program in Biodiversity Conservation Research

Biodiversity Conservation is an interdisciplinary field for investigating the pattern, formation and change of biological diversity using macro and micro biological methods. It seeks to reveal the evolutionary mechanisms leading to current patterns and processes of biodiversity, and to provide theoretical guidance for biodiversity conservation and sustainable utilization of biological resources. English-taught professional courses in this program include Conservation Biology, Plant Ecology, Developmental Biology, Global Change Ecology, Molecular Entomology and Plant Pathology, Advanced Field Course in Ecology and Conservation etc. The research direction covers botany, zoology and ecology. The program aims to cultivate outstanding professional talents in areas such as biodiversity and environmental protection, sustainable utilization of biological resources and etc. After completing this program, students are expected to master the solid basic knowledge of in the fields of ecology and biology and have the capacity to conduct biodiversity conservation research, as well as an independent and innovative way of thinking. The related disciplines, institutes and colleges are as followed.

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0710

Biology

071001

Botany

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

071002

Zoology

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0713

Ecology

071300

Ecology

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1.8 Program in Finance and Data Analysis

Finance is a discipline divided from economics, studying how companies, individuals, governments, and other institutions recruit and invest in funds. There are two directions in the research field of the traditional finance: the macro level theory of financial market operation and the theory of corporate investment at the micro level. English-instructed professional courses in this program includeInternational Finance, Financial Risk Management, Fixed Income Securities, Enterprise Acquisitions and Restructurings, Financial Engineering, Cases in Financial Risk Management, Analysis of Financial Data. After completing this program, students are expected to get the basic theories and knowledge about the research fields of Finance, be well-informed the cutting-edge theories and development of this discipline, be qualified with the basic abilities to deal with businesses concerning Bank, Security, Investment and Insurance, master the basic methods on documentretrieval and date query.

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0202

Finance

020204

Finance

School of Economics and Management, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

1.9 Program in Environmental Science and Technology

Environmental Science and Technology is the research on the interactions between the environment and human beings and the methods to regulate and control these interactions. Multidisciplinary scientific and engineering tools are applied to control the pollution sources including physical, chemical, biological and ecological methods. Usually comprehensive treatment and resource reuse are recommended in the research in order to prevent, alleviate and eliminate the contamination. These R&D activities are expected to remediate the polluted environment and keep it in satisfactory quality. English-instructed professional courses in this program includeWater Supply Technology, Biological Processes for Wastewater Treatment, Physicochemical Technology for Water Treatment, Introduction to Ecology, Environmental Chemistry, Introduction to Environmental Engineering, Environmental Bio Technology, Environmental Catalysis, Environmental Material, Progress of Environmental Science and Engineering and etc. This program is aimed at providing world class training for young scientists and engineers with international background and inter disciplinary knowledge in environmental protection science and technology.

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute/College Name

0830

Environmental Science and Engineering

083001

Environmental Science

Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

083002

Environmental Engineering

Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

0805

Material Science and Engineering

080501

Material Physics and Chemistry

Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2. Application Guidance

2.1 General Conditions for Applicants

(1) Non-Chinese citizens.

(2) Be in good health, of good character, and willing to abide by China's laws and decrees, as well as UCAS’s rules and regulations.

(3) Holding a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in program-related fields with satisfactory performance.

As some countries’ higher education systems are very different from the Chinese system, applicants from different education systems should see Attachment 1 for reference.

(4) Get approval for application from a host supervisor in CAS and the institute/school that the supervisor is affiliated with.

(5) Language skills requirements:

● For programs offered in Chinese: should pass the new HSK band 5 with score more than 200;

● For programs offered in English: Good command of English.

Applicants whose native language is not English should provide unexpired TOEFL or IELTS scores. TOEFL scores should be 90 or higher, and IELTS scores should be 6.5 or higher. Applicants are not required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score only if their:

a) Native language is English, or

b) Major undergraduate courses are conducted in English/Chinese, which should be stated in transcripts;

3. Application Time

Please submit online application during December1st,2018–May31st,2019. For those who apply to UCAS for scholarship, please submit the above admission application documents along with scholarship application form before March 31st, 2019, the scholarship application deadline.

4. Application Guideline

(1) CHECK ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

You should verify that you meet ALL the requirements specified in the “General conditions for applicants” section of this call.

(2) FIND AN ELIGIBLE HOST SUPERVISOR AFFILIATED WITH UCAS FACULTY OR CAS INSTITUTE THAT AGREES TO ACCEPT YOU

See here for a list of eligible supervisors affiliated with UCAS faculties/CAS institutes.

Once you find an eligible professor of your interest, you must contact him/her, send an explanatory e-mail together with your CV, research proposal and any other required documents to him/her, and indicate that you wish to apply for the Master Program of UCAS.

(3) SUBMIT YOUR ADMISSION APPLICATION VIA THE ONLINE SYSTEM

Applications shall be submitted via the Online Application System for International Students of UCAS (http://adis.ucas.ac.cn) which would be officially launched around Dec. 1, 2018. Please prepare and upload the following materials to the system. Make sure the electronic version of supporting documentation is in the right format as requested for the online application system.

Personal information page of ordinary passport

The passport shall have at least 2 years validity. According to Article 3 of the Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China, any individual who was a Chinese national and then acquired a foreign nationality shall provide a Certificate of Cancellation of Chinese Household registration.

Recent full-face bust photo with 2-inch

It is best to upload the photo used for passport.

Complete CV with a brief introduction of research experience

Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Attachment 2)

● Bachelor’s degree certificate

Applicants having just completed or about to complete their Bachelor’s degree should provide an official pre-graduation certificate showing their student status and stating their expected graduation date. They are required to submit Bachelor’s degree certificates to the International Students Office of UCAS via their host institute before they enroll in UCAS.

Undergraduate study transcripts

Proof of knowledge of English and/or Chinese

Detailed research proposal

Title pages and abstracts of published papers (if have)

If you have more than 5 papers, please upload no more than 5 of representative papers. Please DO NOT upload any unpublished paper.

TWO reference letters

The referees shall be familiar with you and your work, NOT to be your host supervisor. The letters should be signed, dated on official headed paper with contact phone number and email address of the referees.

Certificate of financial support (or complete the scholarship application procedure to UCAS)

For those who a. have already got financial support, please attach the certificate of financial support; b. are applying to study by self-support, please attach the affidavit of support from guarantors and a bank statement; c. are applying for scholarship program(s) to UCAS, please complete the scholarship application procedure(s).

Bank Receipt of Application Processing Fee

(4) REMIND YOUR SUPERVISOR TO COMPLETE THE SUPERVISOR’S COMMENT PAGE AND SEND IT TO THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OFFICE OF UCAS BY THE UCAS FACULTY/CAS INSTITUTE WHICH HE/SHE IS AFFILIATED WITH.

Please note:

a. All uploaded documents should be in Chinese or in English; otherwise notarial translations in Chinese or English are required. Once translated, the original documents and their notarial translations are required to submit together to the application system. Please use a scanner to prepare all the required documents in colour. Images captured by mobile phone or camera are not acceptable. Copies are also not acceptable.

b. The university has the right to request applicants to provide the original or notarial hardcopies of their application documents for further qualification checks if the uploaded documents are insufficient. Applicants shall guarantee all the information and application documents submitted in this application are authentic and accurate, otherwise they will be disqualified from admission.

c. Application with incomplete documents, lack of some required documents or wrong personal information will not be processed.

d. The applicant cannot apply to more than one institute/school and supervisor.

e. Please choose major, host supervisor and host institute cautiously before submission. After enrolment at UCAS, applications for the change of these items are seldom considered.

f. Please DO NOT send any hardcopy of application materials directly to the International Students Office of UCAS. None of the application documents will be returned.

g. CAS “The Belt and Road” Master Fellowship Programme and UCAS Scholarship for International Students do not request for application processing fee.

h. Processing fee is non-refundable in any case.

i. Please prepare your application carefully. After submission, none will be returned to you for modifications.

5. Evaluation and Admission

UCAS enrols international students based on evaluation of application documents together with a further matriculation examination. The admission committee of the applicable UCAS schools/CAS institutes will review the application documents and select applicants for further examination.

The examination will take the form of one of the following methods: ①Interview Exemption; ②Personal Interview; ③Interview plus written test. If an interview is required for admission, relative UCAS schools/CAS institutes will contact the applicant directly to set up an interview appointment and provide information about the interview process.

Admission is determined at UCAS school/CAS institute level with oversight by UCAS according to the result of the document review, the interview, and other factors. Admission Notices, Visa Application Forms and some other documents will be sent to the admitted students after the final admission result is released. Prior to this, applicants may check their admission status via the Online Application System for International Students of UCAS (here)

6. Visa Application and Registration

The admitted student should take his personal passport that is used for admission application, Admission Notice, Visa Application Form (JW202/JW201), and original Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners as well as other original documents of physical examination to the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China, and apply for a student visa (X1/X2 visa). Please do not enter China visa-free or with other types of visas other than X visa. Please keep the original Admission Notice and Visa Application Form (JW202/ JW201) which are needed for registration and residence permit application.

The admitted student should register at the place indicated in the Admission Notice, and should register on the assigned date. Otherwise, they should get the university approval in advance.

7. Fees and Scholarship

7.1 Application Fee, Tuition, and Other Costs:

(1) Application processing fee: RMB 600 (Non-refundable);

(2) Tuition: RMB30,000;.

(3) Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance premium:

RMB 800/year, RMB 400/half year;

(4) Accommodation (shared rooms) fee: RMB 900/month for one student;

(5) Outpatient service fee is paid according to the insurance scheme from insurance company.

   Board expenses, travel expenses and other cost of experiments, meetings or trainings beyond the program curricular is at the student’s own expense.

Please note:

    1. Currencies other than RMB, USD and EUR are unacceptable.

    2. UCASbankaccountinformation:

Beneficiary:UniversityofChineseAcademyofSciences

Accountnumber:11001059200053002790

Bank:ConstructionBankofChina

BeijingMunicipalDongfangguangchangBranch

SWIFTCODEPCBCCNBJBJX

    3. Pleasespecifythe purpose of theremittanceand the student’s name, nationality and passport number.

7.2 Scholarship

● CAS “The Belt and Road” Master Fellowship Programme

This fellowship programme provides Tuition fee exemption by UCAS; Monthly stipend to cover accommodation, local transportation expenses, health insurance, and other basic living expenses (Reference: RMB 4000 per month, within which RMB 1000 is provided by CAS institute or UCAS school/college). Please refer to the UCAS website (http://english.ucas.ac.cn/) for more information.

● UCAS Scholarship for International Students

This scholarship offers talent international students and scholars to have Masters study at UCAS. It provides a fee waiver of tuition and health insurance. Please refer to the UCAS website (http://english.ucas.ac.cn/) for more information.

8. Contact Information

8.1 International Students Office, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Coordinator: Hu Menglin (Ms.)

Tel/Fax: +86-10-82672900

Email: iso@ucas.ac.cn

Website: http://english.ucas.ac.cn

8.2 Institute/College for English-instructed Masters Programs

ID

Institute/College Name

Coordinator

Tel.

Email

Website

1

Center for Agricultural Resources Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

WANG Yanmei

0311-85801050

yzb@sjziam.ac.cn

http://www.sjziam.cas.cn/

2

Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LUO Aoshuang

028-82890953

luoas@cib.ac.cn

http://www.dicp.ac.cn/

3

School of Chemical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

MAO Lianxia

010-69672551

maolx@ucas.ac.cn

http://chem.ucas.ac.cn/index.php/zh-CN/

4

College of Materials Science and Opto-Electronic Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

LIU Rui

010-69671750

liurui@ucas.ac.cn

http://cmo.ucas.ac.cn/index.php/zh-cn/

5

College of Resources and Environment, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

JIA Ping

010-69672954

cre@ucas.ac.cn

http://cre.ucas.ac.cn/index.php/zh-CN/

6

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

YANG Hua

0411-84379457

yanghua@dicp.ac.cn

http://english.dicp.cas.cn/

7

Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences

ZHANG Yun

020-87057627

zhangyun@ms.giec.ac.cn

http://www.giec.ac.cn

8

Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedcine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences

YU Yue

020-32015351

yu_yue@gibh.ac.cn

http://english.gibh.cas.cn/

9

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LI Ruimei

010-62836619

liruimei@ibcas.ac.cn

http://english.ib.cas.cn/

10

Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

PENG Cheng

010-62613250

pengcheng@iccas.ac.cn

www.iccas.ac.cn

11

Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

ZHANG Yingwen

029-62336236

zyw@loess.llqg.ac.cn

http://www.ieexa.cas.cn/

12

Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LIAO Caiping

027-68780052

caiping824@ihb.ac.cn

http://www.ihb.ac.cn/

13

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LIU Lieke

028-85233672

llk1203@imde.ac.cn

http://english.imde.cas.cn/

14

Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

HUANG Lei

010-82544866

lhuang@ipe.ac.cn

http://www.ipe.cas.cn

15

Institute of Remote sensing and digital earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LIU Huamei

010-82178965

liuhm@radi.ac.cn

http://www.radi.ac.cn/

16

Institute of Urban Environment,  Chinese Academy of Sciences

HU Dongxue

05926-190967

dxhu@iue.ac.cn

http://english.iue.cas.cn/

17

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

ZHANG Xiaoran

010-64806233

zhangxiaoran@ioz.ac.cn

http://www.ioz.ac.cn/

18

Institut Pasteur of Shanghai

LIU Ran

021-54923013

edu@ips.ac.cnrliu@ips.ac.cn

http://english.shanghaipasteur.cas.cn/

19

Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

HUANG Xiaoyu

0871-65110887

huangxiaoyu@mail.kiz.ac.cn

http://english.kiz.cas.cn/

20

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

PAN Hailian

010-82545700

panhl@nanoctr.cn

http://www.nanoctr.cn/

21

Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

SITU Chuyan

0574-87911122

situchunyan@nimte.ac.cn

http://www.nimte.ac.cn/

22

Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

CHEN Yuyan

0532-80662787

chenyy@qibebt.ac.cn

www.qibebt.cas.cn

23

Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

FU Shan

010-62849161

fushan@rcees.ac.cn

http://english.rcees.cas.cn/

24

School of Economics and Management, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

ZHANG Guihua

010-82680699

zhangguihua@ucas.edu.cn

http://sem.ucas.ac.cn/

25

Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

WU Yongzheng

021-50805910

yzwu@simm.ac.cn

http://www.simm.ac.cn/

26

Shanghai Institute of Organic ChemistryChinese Academy of Sciences

WANG Juan

021-54925238

wangjuan@sioc.ac.cn

http://www.sioc.ac.cn/

27

South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LAI Zhimin

020-37252738

zmlai@scib.ac.cn

http://english.scib.ac.cn/

28

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences

LI Dan

020-89023135

yjs@scsio.ac.cn

http://www.scsio.ac.cn/

29

Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

WANG Anqiu

0512-62872676

yjsb@sinano.ac.cn

http://english.sinano.cas.cn/

30

Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

QIU Bo

010-82543436

qiubo@mail.ipc.ac.cn

http://english.ipc.cas.cn/

31

Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

DAI Lijing

027-87700888

wbgyzb@wbgcas.cn

http://english.wbg.cas.cn/

32

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

WANG Dan

027-87198366

yjs@wh.iov.cn

http://english.whiov.cas.cn/

33

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

ZOU Ting

0991-7885476

zouting@ms.xjb.ac.cn

http://www.egi.ac.cn

34

Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LIN Jianbo

0991-3838124

linjb@ms.xjb.ac.cn

english.xjipc.cas.cn

35

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

YANG Yingrun

0691-8713001

yangyingrun@xtbg.ac.cn

http://english.xtbg.cas.cn/gs/gsns/

36

Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

FU Yuqin

0535-2109011

yqfu@yic.ac.cn

http://english.yic.cas.cn/

37

Institute of Geochemistry

WANG Ning

0851-85891117

nwang@vip.gyig.ac.cn

http://english.gyig.cas.cn

38

Kunming Institute of Botany

SHEN Yi

0871-65223034-803

shenyi@mail.kib.ac.cn

http://english.kib.cas.cn/

39

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology

XU Min

0755-86392092

min.xu@siat.ac.cn

http://english.siat.cas.cn/