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Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is located in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province, in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The campus of HUST is beautifully nestled at the foot of Yujia hill and beside the East Lake with green grass scattered all round in 500 hectares of land. It is a key comprehensive university under the direct leadership of the Ministry of Education of P. R. China. The current Minister of Education Prof Zhou Ji, who graduated from this University, is the former president of the University. 

The University ranks at the top of China'sleading universities in comprehensive strength. It has 36 academic schools and departments covering eleven disciplines: philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, agriculture, science, engineering, medicine and management. The University offers a variety of programs, including 75 undergraduate programs, 200 Master programs, 139 doctoral programs and 22 post-doctoral research centers. It has 15 national key disciplines. A number of other leading research centers are located here;4 National Engineering Research Centers, 4 National Leading Laboratories, 2 National Specialized Laboratories. The University has more than 13, 000 faculty members, of whom over 4, 000 are full time teachers, 16are academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences & the Chinese Academy of Engineering, over 900 are professors. The number of resident students is over 50, 000, of whom more than 17, 000 are graduate students. 

华中科技大学是国家教育部直属的全国重点大学,由原华中理工大学、同济医科大学、武汉城市建设学院于2000年5月26日合并成立,是首批列入国家“211工程”重点建设和“985工程”建设的大学。学校现有工学、医学、管理学、理学、哲学、经济学、法学、教育学、文学、史学、农学等11大学科门类,设有本科专业78个,硕士学位授权点253个,博士 学位授权点178个,博士后科研流动站29个;一级学科国家重点学科7个,二级学科国家重点学科15个(内科学、外科学按三级),省部级重点学科37个

International Student Office

• Police and decision making in the affairs of international students
• Contact with HUST overseas alumni
• Management of the office

YU Hailin(Mr),
Deputy Director
Tel: +86-27-87540044
Fax: +86-27-87547063

ZHAO Xiaofeng(Ms),
International Officer

Tel: +86-27-87542457

Fax: +86-27-87547063


• Enrollment of international students
• Administration of short-term Chinese language classes
• Design the brochure for international students
• Administration of undergraduate international students

HOU Guiying (Ms),
International Officer

Tel: +86-27-87542457

Fax: +86-27-87547833


YUAN Jie (Ms),
International Officer

Tel: +86-27-87542457

Fax: +86-27-87547833


• Administration of postgraduate & doctoral international students
• Administration of short-term students

Language Degree Programs

Bachelor’s degree program
Program: Chinese Language and Literature, program length 4~5 years
Courses: An Introduction to Linguistics, A History of Ancient Chinese Literature, Modern Chinese, Reading and Writing
Application requirement: having the same educational level as that of a Chinese high school graduate

Master’s degree program
Program: 1. Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
             2. Ancient Chinese Literature, program length 3-4 years
Application requirement: Bachelor’s degree holders

Ph. D program
Program: Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Application requirement: Master’s degree holders

Language Non-Degree Programs

Long-term Programs (1-2 years)
Program: the Chinese Language, program length 1~2 years
Courses: Modern Chinese (listening, speaking, reading and writing), Chinese for Science and Technology, Chinese for Medicine
Type of Classes: Introductory, Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced class
1. Introductory class
Courses: Crash Chinese, Chinese 300.
Aim: Students will be enabled to listen to, speak, read and write in Chinese
2. Elementary class
Courses: Elementary Chinese, A Survey of China
Aim: Students will have the general ability for reading, listening, speaking, writing and translating Chinese
3. Intermediate class
Courses: Middle Level Chinese, A Survey of China
Aim: Graduates will be enabled to engage in higher level learning and social activities while possessing the ability for work of definite specialized character
4. Advanced class
Courses: Advanced Chinese, Translation from or into Chinese, Chinese Culture
Language practice: Irregular visits, tours and other extracurricular activities will be organized free of charge to help with classroom teaching.
Application requirement: having the same educational level as that of a graduate from a Chinese senior high school
Aim: After 1 year of learning: pass Band 3 proficiency examination in Chinese HSK
After 2 years of learning: pass Band 6 or Band 8 proficiency examination in Chinese HSK

Short-term Programs ( 1-8 weeks)
Program length: 1-8 weeks
1. Chinese Language
2. Chinese Culture
Application requirement: Age: 18-65 No restrictions on record of formal learning

Special Classes
Class of Asian Architecture
1. Structural system of traditional wooden buildings
2. Traditional Chinese gardens
(1) Imperial gardens
(2) Private gardens
(3) Gardens of natural scenery
3. Provincial architecture
(1) Balustrade architecture
(2) Cave dwelling architecture
(3) Lane architecture
(4) Alley architecture
Forms of Instruction
Lectures, seminars, projection of slides, practice of classroom teaching
Aim: learning about Chinese gardening art and Asian architectural characteristics
Tuition: RMB2,900 (US$350) for 1 month
RMB5,800 (US$700) for 3 months
RMB7,000 (US$859) for 6 months

China’s Economy and Business Studies
Short-term class (instruction in English or Chinese)
1. China's Economic Reform and Development (40 class hours)
2. China's Foreign Trade and Foreign Capital (40 class hours)
3. China's Financial Market and Policies (40 class hours)
4. Chinese Market and Enterprise (40 class hours)
5. Chinese Culture and Chinese History (40 class hours)
Forms of Instruction
Lectures, seminars, projection of slides, visits and inspections
1. Learning about the basic situation of Chinese economy
2. Acquainting oneself with China’s market environment and the operation of enterprises
3. Learning about the basic situation and experience of China’s foreign trade and her direct
investment abroad
4. Learning about China’s policies, laws and regulations for trade and investment activities of foreign business in China
5. Developing abilities to engage in economic transactions, trade and commercial work in China
Tuition: RMB 12,000 (US$1,200)/13 weeks

Contact us at:
Mrs Zhao Xiaofeng
International Students Office
School of International Education
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan 430074, China
Tel: 0086-27-87542457
Fax: 0086-27-87547833
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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