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Co-sponsored by People’s Government of Anhui Province and the Ministry of Education of PRC, Anhui University is a member university of “Project 211” and a key comprehensive university affiliated to Anhui Province. A partnership has existed between Anhui Province and the federal state of Lower Saxony since 1984, which has resulted in numerous joint projects and cooperations at university level.

Campus: At present, AHU has four campuses and one university science and technology park, covering an area of over 215 hectares and boasting 1.25 million square meters of floor space.

Number of students: By the end of 2016, there were 416 PhD candidates, 5757 master candidates, 21323 undergraduates and 545 international students.

Faculties: Humanities, Science, Engineering, Economy, Management, Law, History, Philosophy, Education and Art

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad"

Beijing Foreign Studies University, or BFSU, is one of China’s top universities under the direct leadership of the Chinese Ministry of Education. It is listed under Project 985, Project 211 and Double First-Class Project of China.

Campus: Two campuses, the West Campus and the East Campus, separated by the North Xishanhuan Road and a campus in Foshan, southern China.

Number of students: BFSU now has about 5,600 undergraduate students, about 3,100 graduate students (master’s and doctor’s candidates), and about 1,600 international students.

Faculties: BFSU offers advanced degree programs in 6 major fields — Literature, Economics, Management, Law, Education and History, including doctoral programs under 2 subjects (Foreign Languages & Literature; Management, Science & Engineering), academic degree programs (master) under 11 subjects (Law, Political Science, Marxist Theories, Applied Economics, Chinese Language & Literature, Foreign Languages & Literature, Journalism, Management Science & Engineering, Industry & Business Administration, Education, and World History) and professional degree programs (master) under 8 subjects (Finance, International Business, Chinese Language Teaching, Translation/Interpreting, Journalism & Communication Law, accounting, and MBA).

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and the database "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Fudan University was established in 1905 as Fudan Public School. It was the first institution of higher education to be founded by a Chinese person. Fudan University is a major public research university in Shanghai, China. It is widely considered as one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China. Fudan is a member of the elite C9 League and a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University.

Campus: Fudan has established a campus structure called "one-body-two-wings", where the body is Handan campus and Jiangwan campus, which are only 3.2 km apart, and the two wings are Fenglin campus and Zhangjiang campus. All four campuses are in downtown Shanghai and share the same central administration.

Number of students: 13623 undergraduate students, 22610 graduate students, 3672 international students.

Faculties: Click here to see the faculties.

Language requirements:

  • Language of instruction English: TOEFL IBT above 80 or IELTS test score above 6.5 (no items below 6.0)
  • Language of instruction Chinese: HSK 6 (score above 220)

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education. In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Of particular importance at HKBU are the archives of Christian history in China and the contemporary Chinese research collection. Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.

Campus: HKBU has five main campuses: Ho Sin Hang Campus (1966), Shaw Campus (1995), Baptist University Road Campus (1998), Kai Tak Campus (2005), and Shek Mun Campus (2006) for the College of International Education and the Hong Kong Baptist University Affiliated School Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School. The first three campuses are located in the urban heart of Kowloon Tsai, while the Kai Tak Campus is located on Kwun Tong Road and the Shek Mun Campus in the Shek Mun area of Sha Tin District.

Number of students: 11,493

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts: Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Department of English Language and Literature, Department of Humanities & Creative Writing, Language Centre, Department of Music, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies;
  • School of Business: Department of Accountancy and Law, Department of Economics, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, Department of Management, Department of Marketing, School of Chinese Medicine, School of Communication, Academy of Film, Department of Communication Studies, Department of Journalism;
  • Faculty of Science: Department of Biology, Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Department of Mathematics, Department of Physics;
  • Faculty of Social Sciences: Department of Education Studies, Department of Geography, Department of Government and International Studies, Department of History, Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health, Department of Social Work, Department of Sociology, Academy of Visual Arts, School of Continuing Education, College of International Education

Language requirements: A minimum score of 550 (paper-based) / 79 (internet-based) or above in TOEFL, or a score of 6.0 or above in IELTS

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Nanjing University (NJU) dates back in its origins to the year 258. In 1902, it was transformed into a modern university and is one of the oldest and most renowned universities in China. It is regarded as the birthplace of modern science in the People's Republic of China and has often played a pioneering role in the Chinese education system. With the motto of "Sincerity with Aspiration, Perseverance with Integrity", this university carries the spirit of striving for academic excellence. As a key university with comprehensive subject offerings and strong academic and administrative staff, Nanjing University offers degree programs in a wide range of disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, management, medicine, modern engineering and technology. It is also one of the most active Chinese universities in international academic exchange and has established close relationships with numerous world-class universities and research centers around the world. Nanjing University and Georg-August-Universität Göttingen have maintained an intensive and highly successful partnership since 1984.

Campus: NJU has two main campuses: the Xianlin campus in the northeast of Nanjing, and the Gulou campus in the city center of Nanjing and is building a campus in Suzhou.

Number of students: 13,865 undergraduates and 12,793 postgraduates.

Faculties: Click here to see the faculties.

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan"(the garden of Yan), is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 274 hectares. It stands near to the Yuanmingyuan Garden and the Summer Palace and is remarkably beautiful. Peking University is proud of its excellent faculties and strives not only for continuous improvements in teaching and research, but also for the greater promotion of interdisciplinarity. Thus, Peking University has now become a special center for teaching and research and a new type of university.

Campus: The campus of Peking University was originally located northeast of the Forbidden City in the center of Beijing, and was later moved to the beautiful former campus of Yenching University in 1952 in northwest Beijing.

Number of students: 44,729

Faculties: Basic and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as Medicine, Management and Educational Sciences. Click here to see the faculties.

Language requirements: English B2/p>

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and the database "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Renmin University of China is the first comprehensive research university established by the People’s Republic of China. Its predecessor was Shanbei Public School, founded in 1937. Renmin University of China, often referred to as RUC, is a research university located in Haidian District of Beijing. RUC is classified as a Class A university under the Double First Class University Plan and is generally considered one of the premier universities in the country.

Campus: Renmin University of China currently possesses one main campus, two other active campuses, and one campus under construction. The main campus is located in Haidian district, as are Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Institute of Technology and Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Number of students: 27,810

Faculties: The Schools of RUC are: Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics, Law & Politics, Science & Technology

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Sichuan University is a public research university in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Sichuan University is directed by the Ministry of Education. One of the top universities of China, it is a member of various education projects aiming at developing elite universities, including the Project 211, the Project 985 and the Double First Class University Plan. Today, Sichuan University is the largest and most comprehensive university in Western China.

Campus: Sichuan University's three campuses are located in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province. The older Wangjiang campus is in central Chengdu, adjacent to the Jinjiang River and its tributary the Jiang'an River. The nearby Huaxi campus is the site of the medical school. The Jiang'an campus was built in 2003 in Shuangliu County about 12.5 km away from the older campuses.

Number of students: 70,000

Faculties: The University has over 30 colleges or schools in various disciplines, including: Wu Yuzhang Honors College (the elite undergraduate college of Sichuan University), College of Physical Science and Technology (Wangjiang Campus), College of Arts, College of Foreign Languages and Cultures, College of Mathematics, College of Computer Science, College of Software Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering, College of Electronics and Information Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Pharmacy, West China College of Stomatology, Institute of Semiotics and Media Studies (ISMS), West China Medical Center of Sichuan University, Sichuan University-the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, Sichuan University - Pittsburgh University Institute (a new academic entity jointly established by Sichuan University and the University of Pittsburgh).

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Tsinghua University was established in 1911, originally under the name “Tsinghua Xuetang”. Since 1978, Tsinghua University has developed rapidly into a comprehensive renowned research university. With the motto “Self-Discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions Speak Louder than Words”, Tsinghua University's research is mainly dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and global development.

Campus: The campus of Tsinghua University is situated in Haidian District in northwest Beijing on the site of the former imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty, and is surrounded by a number of historical sites.

Number of students: 53,302

Faculties: At present, the university has 21 schools and 59 departments with faculties in Science, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Medicine, History, Philosophy, Economics, Management, Education and Art.

Language requirements: English B2 or HSK 6

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is a prominent university in China and enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide. It was established by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1958 in Beijing, as a strategic action by the Chinese government. CAS integrated its resources with USTC, with the aim of educating top talent in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary science and technology. In 1970, USTC moved to its current location in Hefei, the capital of Anhui Province.

Campus: There are five campuses: East, South, West, North and Center Campus. The campuses cover an area of 1.46 million square metres, with 890,000 square metres of building area.

Number of students: 15,500

Faculties: Special Class for the Gifted Young, School of Mathematical Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, Department of Modern Physics, Department of Astronomy, Department of Physics, Department of Optics and Optical Engineering, Physics Experiment Teaching Center, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical Physics, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Chemical Experimental Teaching Center, School of Nuclear Science and Technology, School of Life Science, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Biophysics, Systems Biology, Biomedicine and Biotechnology, School of Engineering Science, Modern Mechanics, Thermal Science and Energy Engineering, Precision Machinery and Instrumentation, School of Information Science and Technology, Electronic Science and Technology, Automation, Electrical Engineering and Information Science, Information Security, School of Computer Science and Technology, Computer Science and Technology, School of Earth and Space Science, Earth and Space Science, Faculty of Geochemistry and Environmental Science, School of Software Engineering, School of Management, Statistics and Finance, Management Science, Business Management (Information Management and Decision Science), Humanities and Social Science, Sci-tech Communication and Sci-tech Policy, The Teaching and Research Division of Marxism, Scientific History and Archaeometry, Center for Modern Art, School of Environment Science and Electrooptical Technology, School of Material Science and Engineering, Suzhou Institute for Advanced Studies, USTC, Shanghai Institute for Advanced Studies, USTC, Institute of Advanced Technology, USTC, Continuing Education.

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and the database "Gö abroad" (in German).

Wuhan University (WHU) is a comprehensive and key national university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education. It is also one of the "211 Project" and "985 Project". Today's Wuhan University originated from Ziqiang Institute in 1893 and expanded until 2000 by merging with several other universities located in the locality. The buildings are constructed in the Chinese palace style of the early 10th century, and the campus is green all year round. As a result, WHU is widely known as one of the most beautiful universities in China, especially for its cherry blossom garden. The university's libraries have a collection of about 5.4 million volumes and subscriptions to more than 10,000 Chinese and foreign periodicals. WHU has established cooperative relationships with more than 415 universities and research institutes in over 45 countries and regions worldwide.

Campus: The campus, which covers a total of 196 hectares, is known for its very scenic location.

Number of students: 58,720

Faculties: School of Philosophy, School of Chinese Classics, College of Chinese Language and Literature, School of Foreign Languages and Literature, School of Journalism and Communication, School of Art, School of History, School of Economics and Management, School of Law, School of Marxism, Department of Sociology, School of Political Science and Public Management, College of Education, School of Information Management, School of International Education, School of Mathematics and Statistics, School of Physics and Technology, College of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, College of Life Science, School of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS), School of Power and Mechanical Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, School of Urban Design, School of Civil Engineering, School of Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering, Electronic Information School, School of Computer Science, School of Cyber Science and Engineering, School of Geodesy and Geomatics, School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering, School of Printing and Packaging, School of Medicine, Medical Research Institute, School of Basic Medicine Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Hubei General Hospital, Zhongnan Hospital, School of Stomatology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine Vocational and Technical School.

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Xiamen University (XMU) is a state university founded in 1921 in the southern Chinese city of Xiamen, Fujian Province. The university is ranked as one of the best academic institutions in South China, with strengths in business and management, fine arts, law, chemistry, journalism, communications and mathematics.

Campus: The main campus of Xiamen University is located in Siming District in southwest Xiamen. It is located at the foot of the mountains, overlooking the ocean and surrounded by Xiamen Bay. The main campus is a special tourist attraction in Xiamen. As part of the main campus, the Haiyun Campus is located near Pearl Bay on the southern end of Xiamen Island and is adjacent to Xiamen Software Park. The university has two other campuses in Xiang'an District, Xiamen, and in Zhangzhou, Fujian.

Number of students: approx. 30,000

Faculties: Humanities, Foreign Languages and Cultures, Journalism and Communication, Law, Xiamen Academy of International Law, Public Affairs, Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics, Management, Fine Arts, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Ocean and Earth Studies, Natural Sciences (Life Sciences), Informatics, Electronic Science and Technology, Mathematics, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Language Requirements: Englisch B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory yourself, but without guaranteeing a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation outside the campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports: There are no reports available yet.

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China’s top higher education institutions, as well as one of its oldest; its roots can be traced back to 1897 and the founding of the Qiushi Academy. Located in Hangzhou – one of China’s most picturesque cities – the University is organized across seven faculties and 37 schools. It is home to 3,941 full-time faculty members, including 50 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. ZJU has 62,122 students (including part-time students), over 54% of whom are postgraduate students. ZJU has partnerships in place with more than 190 institutions from more than 30 countries worldwide. Chief among ZJU’s aims is the aspiration to become a world-class university with a distinctively Chinese character, where tradition and modernity are successfully combined.

Campus: Zhejiang University has seven campuses:

  • Yuquan Campus: The Yuquan campus is the main campus of engineering, computer science, and the physical sciences. Most students at the Yuquan campus are graduate students within these academic disciplines. The Yuquan campus was the main campus of Zhejiang University until the Zijingang campus was built in 2002.
  • Xixi Campus: The Xixi campus was previously Hangzhou University before merging with Zhejiang University in 1998. The campus hosts the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, the School of Marxism, College of Education, and the School of Humanities.
  • Haining International Campus: The Haining International Campus is located in the Zhejiang city of Haining.Clusters of international cooperative partners and institutions reside at this campus, which opened in 2016 as part of Zhejiang University.
  • Huajiachi Campus: The Huajiachi campus serves as the campus of agriculture. It was previously Zhejiang Agricultural University before merging with Zhejiang University and served as the old Huajiachi Campus for the "National Che Kiang University". The Huajiachi campus is Zhejiang University's oldest campus. It currently hosts the School of Long-Distance Education.
  • Zhijiang Campus: The campus is home to Zhejiang University's Guanghua Law School. Before being acquired by Zhejiang University in 1952, the Zhijiang campus served as the main campus of Zhijiang University.
  • Zijingang Campus: The Zijingang campus serves as the main campus of Zhejiang University and is located in the northwest of Hangzhou. The Zijingang Campus boasts a large assortment of academic departments and schools, including the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Medicine, College of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, the College of Animal Sciences, the College of Life Sciences, the College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, the College of Environmental and Resource Sciences, the School of Management, and the School of Public Affairs.
  • Zhoushan Campus: The Zhoushan campus is a relatively new campus that opened in 2015 and serves as the campus for the Ocean College and is located in Zhoushan.

Number of students: 54,641

Faculties: Click here to see the faculties.

Language requirements: English B2

Housing: You can apply to the university for a place in a dormitory, but you are not guaranteed a room. Or you can organize your own accommodation off campus.

You can find more information on the university's website and at "Gö abroad" (in German).

Study abroad experience reports (in German):

Study Abroad Advising Team:

Dr. Maren Büttner
South Africa, China, Latin America, Mongolia, South Korea, Taiwan
Email: maren.buettner@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

Netra Bhandari
India (from winter semester 2022/23)
Email: netra.bhandari@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

Patricia Missler
Israel and Russia
Email: patricia.missler@zvw.uni-goettingen.de


Dr. Martin Jagonak
Japan, North America, Oceania
Email: martin.jagonak@zvw.uni-goettingen.de

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