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Chongqing University
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Chongqing University is a nationally famed comprehensive key university in China, directly under the State Ministry of Education, also a university listed among the first group of "211 Project" universities gaining preferential support in their construction and development from the Central Government of China. Currently, Chongqing University runs a graduate school and offers a wide range of undergraduate programs covering diverse branches of learning such as sciences, engineering, liberal arts, economics, management,law and education.

Founded in 1929, Chongqing University had become a national comprehensive university consisting of six colleges in liberal arts, science, engineering, law science and medical science early in 1940s, thus earned a prestige both domestic and abroad then for its outstanding performance in schooling. A large number of famous scholars such as Li Siguang, Ma Yinchu, He Lu, etc., have dedicated to the establishment of a solid academic foundation as well as a religious schooling tradition of Chongqing University. In 1952, the nationwide restructuring of higher learning institutions turned Chongqing University into an engineering-orientated multi-disciplinary university under the State Ministry of Education. In 1960, Chongqing University was designated as one of the first key national universities. Since the implementation of reform and opening-up policy in China, Chongqing University has stressed the development of disciplines like humanities, business management, art, sports education, which further speeds up the process of developing itself into a comprehensive institution of higher learning. To suit the needs of higher education development in the 21st century, and to further promote the university's overall strength, in accordance with the State resolution on institutional reform of universities, Chongqing University merged with Chongqing Jianzhu University and Chongqing Architectural College on May 31 2000, forming a new Chongqing University. In maintaining its previous disciplinary advantage in mechanical and electrical engineering, energy, material science, information technology, bioengineering, business administration, the merger upgrades the new Chongqing University's academic status in China in the fields of architecture, civil engineering and environmental protection. For its further construction and development, and with the greater support of the State Ministry of Education and Chongqing Municipal Government in terms of capital investment, the new Chongqing University has readjusted its education philosophy, formulated its development scheme during the tenth "five-year plan" period. Correspondingly, the university has revised its talent-cultivation scheme and teaching program by laying stress on fostering students' innovation ability, improving students' allround quality. Thus, the university has carried out a series of new measures in its teaching reform, including: renowned professors giving lectures for undergraduate students, bilingual teaching project, innovative talent training program, the system for outstanding students to conduct a consecutive study of bachelor's degree and master's degree programs, etc. Besides, the university has perfected its credit system by adding and strengthening the major and minor specialty program, the flexible schooling system, the second-degree program, and the outstanding students training program, etc. The university has also reformed its standards and modes of choosing undergraduate students for conducting postgraduate programs without taking the entrance exam. 

At present, Chongqing University runs 26 colleges or faculties, plus the Graduate school, the City College of Science and Technology, the College of Continuing Education, the College of Networking Education. The University now has a total enrollment of 52,000 students, of which 16,000 are master's and doctoral students. The university owns 18 mobile workstations for postdoctoral study, 16 preliminary-level programs and 60 secondary-level programs for doctoral study, 182 programs for master's degree study as well as 9 specialized master's degree programs, namely MBA, EMBA,MPA, master of engineering, and 82 bachelor's degree programs. Currently, the university has a total number of 5,742 faculty and staff members, among which 2,709 are full-time teachers, 10 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and of the Chinese Academy of Science (including academicians engaged from other institutions), 5 members of the Subject Appraisal Team of the Degree Committee under the State Council, 15 titled the state-level middle-aged or young experts with distinguished contribution, 277 doctoral tutors, 330 experts awarded the governmental allowance, 1,530 full professors and associate professors 



Chongqing University offers a wide range of programs covering diverse disciplines such as philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, sciences, engineering, pharmacy and management. At present, Chongqing University offers 82 undergraduate programs, 182 master programs and 60 doctoral programs. Many subjects can be instructed bilingually. A few courses can be instructed in English. Currently, Chinese language, Chinese literature, economics, law, management, architecture, mechanical engineering, telecommunication engineering, environmental engineering, and urban planning and etc are favorite specialties of international students.

重庆大学专业设置齐全, 有哲学、经济学、法学、教育学、文学、理学、工学、药学、作物学、管理学等多种学科门类。现 有 76个普通本科专业,硕士研究生专业182个,博士研究生专业60个。许多专业已开设双语教学课程,部分留学生可直接进入专业学习。目前, 学校接受外国留学生较多的专业有:汉语言、汉语言文学、经济、法学、管理、机械工程、通信工程、环境工程、建筑设计、城市规划等专业。更多信息请到学校网站中查询,详见

Programs Category and Entrance Requirements

Undergraduate Programs(4-5 years) :
• High scholl diploa holder
• HSK(Chinese Proficiency Test) required(liberal arts:level 6;other majors:level 3)
Master Degree Programs(2.5 years) :
• Bachelor degree holder
• Recommendation letters from two professors or associate professors
• HSK test required(liberal arts:level 6;other majors:level 3)
Doctoral Programs:
• Master degree holder
• Recommendation letters from two professors
• HSK test required (liberal arts:level 6;other majors:level 3)
Non-degree Programs(1 semester to 2 years):
• Chinese Culture and Language Programs
• High schools diploma,age 16-60
Othe courses:
• High school diploma,age 16-60
Application and Admission Procedures

1. All enquiry and requests for admission should be addressed to:
Admission Officer
International Student Office
Chongqing University
Chongqing 400044
Tel: +86-23-65102964 65111066
Fax: +86-23-65106656
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
2. Fill in the Application Form
3. Long-term students are required to submit original record of physical examination and the original Blood Test Report,which is made in a hospital according to the items listed in the form of physical examination,within 6 months before the expected date of registration.
4. Submit the completed Application Form and Physical Examination Record to International Student Office,Chongqing University.Notarized copies of diploma or certificate and academic records are needed for degree program applicants,two recommendation letters and Resume are also necessary for postgraduate program applicants.
5. The deadline for application
Chinese Language and Culture program(long-term)
Spring semester:December 30
Autumn semester:July 30
Degree program
Spring semester: October 15
Autumn semester: June 30
Short-term program
6.The Admission Notice and The Application for Student Visa(JW202) will be mailed to the applicants after the confirmation of qualification
7.Apply student visa within three months before the specified deadline of registration at the Chinese Embassy or Consulate with the Admission Notice,the JW202 Form and /or the physical examination record.
8.Register in the specified on the Admission Notice.

( 1)申请条件及提供材料 :
( 2)录取和入学程序:
Contact us

International Student Office
Office of International Cooperation and Exchange
Chongqing University
174 Shazheng Street , Shapingba District, Chongqing 400044
P.R China
Tel: 0086-23-65102964, 65111066, 65106177
Fax: 0086-23-65106656
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( 3)联系方式:
地 址: 重庆市沙坪坝区沙正街174号
重庆大学国际合作与交流处 留学生办公室
邮 编: 400044                 电子邮件: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
电 话: 023-65102964       传 真:023-65106656
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