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    Call for 2021 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 2021, UCAS provides over 200 Master’s 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 Master’s 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, 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

    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

    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

    The Aerospace Information Research Institute

    Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    070501

    Physical Geography

    Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

       

    Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, 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

    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

    Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

     0703  Chemistry

    0703Z1

    Chemical Biology

    Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Techonology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

    070305

    Polymer Chemistry

    Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Techonology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

    0710

    Biology

    071011

    Biophysics

    National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

    0710J1

    Nanoscience and Technology

    National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

    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

    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

    0805J1

    Nanoscience and Technology

    School of Chemical Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

    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 microbiological 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 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 include Water 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

     

    1.9 Program in Microbiology

    The Microbiology Program of UCAS include the research on HIV, viral hepatitis B and C, respiratory viruses and virus-induced cancers, immune,environmental microorganisms and biological control of pollution, green catalytic technology and mechanism of microorganisms, Biomass microbial transformation and process control, molecular microbial engineering, microbial metabolic engineering, marine microbiology , tracing to the origin of emerging or lethal infectious diseases, response and defense to highly pathogenic pathogens, antibody engineering production, rapid and accurate analytical technology for highly pathogenic pathogens, characterization of antiviral immunity, development and application of green agricultural microbes,etc. English-taught professional courses in this program include Highly pathogenic viruses, Symbiotic Microecology, Pathogenic epigenetics, Pathogen Bioinformatics, Advanced microbiology, Environmental Microbiology. Students of this program will master basic theory and a solid broad system of specialized knowledge in the field of microbiology, has the innovation consciousness in the scientific research area and the ability to undertake technical research work independently.

    Discipline Code

    Discipline Name

    Major Code

    Major Name

    Institute/College Name

    0710

    Biology

    071005

    Microbiology

    Institut Pasteur of Shanghai

    Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, 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:

    1. a) Native language is English, or
    2. b) Major undergraduate courses are conducted in English/Chinese, which should be stated in transcripts;

     

    3. Application Time

    Please submit online application during December 1st, 2020 to May 31st, 2021. For those who apply to UCAS for scholarship, please submit the above admission application documents along with scholarship application form before March 31st, 2021, 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. You need to find an eligible professor of your interest that agrees to accept you. See here for a list of eligible schools/institutes and supervisors of UCAS. Send an explanatory e-mail together with your CV, research proposal and other required documents to him/her, and indicate that you wish to apply for the master’s program of UCAS. Your supervisor should finish the required procedure illustrated in the email automatically sent to him/her by the UCAS system immediately after your application materials pass the preliminary review by the institute/college with which the supervisor is affiliated.

    (2) 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, 2020. 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 from 2 professors or experts with the equivalent title

    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

    Please note:

    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. Application with incomplete documents, lack of some required documents or wrong personal information will not be processed.
    4. The applicant cannot apply to more than one institute/school and supervisor.
    5. 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.
    6. 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.
    7. The Chinese Government Scholarship, ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents and UCAS Scholarship for International Students do not request for application processing fee.
    8. Processing fee is non-refundable in any case.
    9. Please prepare your application carefully. After submission, none will be returned to you for modifications.

     

    5. Evaluation and Admission

    UCAS enrolls 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. UCAS bank account information:

    Beneficiary: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Account number: 11001059200053002790

    Bank: Construction Bank of China

    Beijing Municipal Dongfangguangchang Branch

    SWIFTCODE:PCBCCNBJBJX

    1. Please specify the purpose of the remittance and the student’s name, nationality and passport number.
    2. Due to the limitation of dormitory capacity, those who fail to make reservation need to find the accommodation off campus by themselves.

     

    7.2 Scholarship

    Chinese Government Scholarship

    The Chinese Government Scholarship sponsor international students to study at Chinese universities. The scholarship offers fee waivers of admission application and tuition, health insurance, on-campus accommodation, etc. Please refer to the website of the China Scholarship Council (http://www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/) for detailed introduction, qualifications of applicants and application procedure.

    UCAS is one of the Chinese Government Scholarship universities. Eligible applicants may apply to the China Scholarship Council with recommendation from related national official departments and Embassies or Consulates of the People's Republic of China. The scholarship application usually starts in November and ends in the following April, but please be noted of deadline variations for different countries. The International Students Office of UCAS will offer pre-admission notice if needed.

    Applicants may submit application via UCAS (see https://english.ucas.ac.cn/ for detailed information and application procedure). But this is only for a small number of excellent international students who are not currently studying in China.

    ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents

    The program offers full scholarship for international students from all over the world to pursue graduate education at UCAS. It provides tuition and application processing fee waivers and living allowance, health insurance and international travel subsidy. Please refer to the UCAS website at https://english.ucas.ac.cn/ for detailed information and application procedure.

    UCAS Scholarship for International Students

    The program offers full scholarship for international students to pursue graduate education at UCAS. It provides tuition fee waiver, health insurance and living allowance. Please refer to the UCAS website at https://english.ucas.ac.cn/ for detailed information and application procedure.

     

    8. Contact Information

    8.1 International Students Office, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Coordinator: Hu Menglin (Ms.)

    Tel/Fax: +86-10-82672900

    Email: master@ucas.ac.cn

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

     

    8.2 Institute/College for English-instructed Master’s 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

    ZHANG Ningxuan

    028-82890953

    zhangnx@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

    JIA Ruyuan

    010-69671750

    jiaruyuan@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

    ZHAO Xuan

    010- 62836630

    zhaoxuan@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 Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    WANG Ning

    0851-85891117

    nwang@vip.gyig.ac.cn

    http://english.gyig.cas.cn

    13

    Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    LIAO Caiping

    027-68780052

    caiping824@ihb.ac.cn

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

    14

    Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    LIU Lieke

    028-85233672

    llk1203@imde.ac.cn

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

    15

    Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    LIAO Weichen

    010-82544960

    wchliao@ipe.ac.cn

    http://www.ipe.cas.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

    SHI Fanglei

    010-64805182

    shifanglei@ioz.ac.cn

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

    18

    Institut Pasteur of Shanghai

    WANG Hui

    021-54923013

    hwang@ips.ac.cn

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

    19

    Kunming Institute of Botany

    SHEN Yi

    0871-65223034-803

    shenyi@mail.kib.ac.cn

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

    20

    Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    HUANG Xiaoyu

    0871-65110887

    huangxiaoyu@mail.kiz.ac.cn

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

    21

    National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

    YOU Jia

    010-82543386

    youj2019@nanoctr.cn

    http://www.nanoctr.cn/

    22

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

    LV Xiaotian

    0574-87606082

    lvxiaotian@nimte.ac.cn

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

    23

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

    CHEN Yuyan

    0532-80662787

    chenyy@qibebt.ac.cn

    www.qibebt.cas.cn

    24

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

    FU Shan

    010-62849161

    fushan@rcees.ac.cn

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

    25

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

    ZHANG Guihua

    010-82680699

    zhangguihua@ucas.edu.cn

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

    26

    Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    WU Yongzheng

    021-50805910

    yzwu@simm.ac.cn

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

    27

    Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    WANG Juan

    021-54925238

    wangjuan@sioc.ac.cn

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

    28

    Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology

    DAI Luer

    0755-86564149

    le.dai@siat.ac.cn

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

    29

    South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    LI Ruihong

    020-37252851

    liruihong@scbg.ac.cn

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

    30

    South China Sea Institute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences

    YANG Min

    020-89449312

    yjs@scsio.ac.cn

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

    31

    Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

    WANG Anqiu

    0512-62872676

    yjsb@sinano.ac.cn

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

    32

    Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    QIU Bo

    010-82543436

    qiubo@mail.ipc.ac.cn

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

    33

    The Aerospace Information Research Institute

    ZHANG Han

    010-82178967

    zhanghan@aircas.ac.cn

    http://www.aircas.cn/

    34

    Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    SHAO Xu

    027-87700875

    shaoxu@wbgcas.cn

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

    35

    Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    WANG Dan

    027-87198366

    yjs@wh.iov.cn

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

    36

    Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    ZOU Ting

    0991-7885476

    zouting@ms.xjb.ac.cn

    http://www.egi.ac.cn

    37

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

    WU Yuting

    0991-3838124

    wuyt@ms.xjb.ac.cn

    english.xjipc.cas.cn

    38

    Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    DAO Yihang

    0691-8713001

    daoyihang@xtbg.ac.cn

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

    39

    Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    DI Baoping

    0535-2109013

    bpdi@yic.ac.cn

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