About us

Intl Students
Get JW202
Get result

South China Normal University was founded in 1933. It is a comprehensive national key project 211 university (project 211 means China will build 100 Top Universities during the 21st Century). Furthermore, it can provide the scholarship sponsored by government.
 Type of students
 Application Requirement
 Chinese language students
 Graduated from junior middle school, 18 to 65 years old. Students who study Cantonese must have acquired the basic skills of mandarin listening, speaking.
 Undergraduate students
 Equal to high school qualification in China, Applicants must be below the age of 55, 4-year study (5 years for Medical).
 Master graduate student
 Equal to Undergraduate qualification in China, recommended by two associate professors or above, passing the Master graduate entrance examination, Applicants must be below the age of 40. 3-year study.
 Doctor graduate student
 Equal to Master graduate in China, recommended by two adjunct professors or above, passing the Doctor graduate entrance examination, Applicants must be below the age of 45, study for 3 years.
Note: requirement to Chinese language level: HSK 6 or above is required for Liberal Arts, Economy, Management students; and HSK 3 or above is required for Science, Engineering course and Medical students.
Application Procedures
 Application time
 Subjects to be examined
 Application documents to be submitted
 Undergraduate students
 Before June 30
 No examination is required
 An application form, an photocopy of passport, graduation diploma of high school, academic records, 6 photographs
 Master graduate student
 Before December 31
 3 specialty courses are to be tested
 An application form, one photocopy of passport, graduation certificate of university, degree certificate of Bachelor / Master, academic records, two recommendatory letters from two associate professors or above or equivalents, HSK certificate, 6 photographs
 Doctor graduate student
 Before December 31
 2 professional courses
 An application form, one photocopy of passport, graduation certificate of university, degree certificate of Bachelor / Master, academic records, two recommendatory letters from two associate professors or above or equivalents, HSK certificate, 6 photographs
 Chinese students
Before June 30
Before Dec. 31
 No examination is required
 An application form, one photocopy of passport, 6 photographs
Note:*College of International Culture carries on two semesters in an academic year. Usually, the first semester is from Sep 1 to Jan. 15.  The second is from February to July. The duration of other programs is arranged by the University.* the test of graduate student is decided and organized by the departments or faculties accordingly.
1. For language students, if failing to apply in the time above, please contact the International Office and check the availability.  
2. Please apply 2 months beforehand  
3. Application is accepted during studying time.
Fee List

one year

Tuition fee for language students

 One month
 Two months
 Three months
 One semester
 One year

Note: The currency is changing, so here we just list US dollars as a reference.
Other fees

 Registration fee
 Visa fee
1. RMB400 for X visa valid for not more than a year
2. RMB800 for X visa valid for 1-3 years
3. For applicants from countries without reciprocal agreements, RMB160 for zero/one entry, 235yuan for two entries
4. Applicants from countries with reciprocal agreements will be charged standard fees issued by the Immigration office
Fee for medical examination
Fee for food
300yuan/semester      600yuan/year

Undergraduate Program
School and Department
School of Chinese Literature
Chinese Language and Culture, Editing and Publication, Chinese Language
School of History and Culture
School of Education science
Pedagogy, Pre-school Education, Public Administration, Psychology, Applied Psychology
School of Foreign Language and Culture
English, Foreign Affairs of English Translation, Russian, Japanese
School of Economics and Administration
Economics, Human Resources Management, Information Management and Information System, Electronic Commerce, Accounting, International Economy and Trade, Physical Distribution
School of Life Science
Biological Science, Bioengineering, Biotechnology
School for Information and Electro optics Engineering
Information Engineering, Optical Information Science and Technology
School of Educational Information Technology
Educational Technology, Communications, Photography
School of Physics and Telecommunications Engineering
Physics, Electronic Information Science and Technology, Science Education
School of Public Administration
Management Science and Public Administration
School of Politics and Administration
Ideological and Political Education, Politics and Administration
School of Law
School of Mathematics Science
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Information and Computational Science, Statistics
School of Chemistry and Environment
Chemistry, Environmental Science, Material Chemistry
School of Computer
Computer Science and Technology, software Engineering,Network Engineering
School of Fine Arts
Fine arts, Artistic Design, Industrial design
School of Music
Musicology, Dancing, Music Performance
School of Geography Science
Geographical Science, Geographical Information System, Natural Resources Environment & Urban and Rural Society Management
Department of Tourism
Tourism Management
Master’s Programs
1、Philosophy of Marxism
2、Chinese Philosophy
3、Foreign Philosophy
7、Philosophy of Science and Technology
8、Political Economics
9、Western Economics
10、History of Economic Thoughts
11、History of Economics
12、World Economy Population, Resources and Environmental Economics
13、National Economics
14、Industrial Economics
15、Labor Economics
16、 Finance
17、History of Law
18、Civil and Commercial law
19、International Law
20、Theory of Political Studies
21、Scientific Socialist Theory and International Communism Movement
22、Chinese and Foreign Political Systems
23、History of the Chinese Communist Party
24、International Politics
25、International Relations
27、Basic Theory of Marxist
28、History of Marxist Development
29、Research of Marxist Theory in China
30、Research of Marxist Theory in Other Countries
31、Ideological and Political Education
32Pedagogic Principles
33、Curriculum and Teaching Theories
34、History of Education
35、Comparative Education
36、Pre-school Education
37、Study of Higher Education
38、Adult Education
39、Vocational Education
40、Special Education
41、Educational Technology
42、Educational Leadership
43、Basic Education
44、Basic Psychology
45、Developmental and Educational Psychology
46Applied Psychology
47Statistical Psychology
48Personality and Psychological Health
50、Human Kinesiolofy Science
51、Sports Training
52、Traditional National Physical Education
53、Literary and Artistic Study
54、Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
55Chinese Philology
56、Studies of Ancient Chinese Bibliography
57、Ancient Chinese Literature
58、Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature
59、Comparative Literature and World Literature
60、Language and Literature of Chinese Minority
61、English Language and Literature
62、Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
63、Mass Media
65、Fine Arts
66、Historical Theories and Historiography
67、Archaeology and Museology
68、Historical Geography
69、Historical Bibliography
70、Special History
71、Ancient Chinese History
72、Modern and Contemporary Chinese History
73、World History
74、Basic Mathematics
75、Computational Mathematics
76、Theory of Probability and Statistics
77、Applied Mathematics
78、Operational Research and Cybernetics
79、Theoretical Physics
80、Condensed Matter Physics
82、Inorganic Chemistry
83、Analytical Chemistry
84、Organic Chemistry
85、Physical Chemistry
86、Polymer Chemistry and Physics
87、Natural Geography
88、Human Geography
89、Cartography and Geography Information System
93Aquatic Biology
97Developmental Biology
99Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
102、History of Science and Technology
103、Optics Engineering
104、Material Physics and Chemistry
105、Physics Electronics
106、Electrical Circuit and System
107、Micro and Solid Electronics
108、Electric Magnetic Field and Microtechnology
109、Computer Software and Theory
110、Computer Application Technology
111、Applied Chemistry
112、Environmental Science
113、Garden Plants and Gardening
114、Aquatic Cultivation
115、Microbiology and Biochemical Pharmacy
116、Business Management
117、Public Administration
118、Educational Economy and Management
119、Library Science
120、Information Science
Doctoral Programs
2、Philosophy of Science and Technology    
3、Political Economics
4、Labour Economics
5、Scientific Socialism and International Communism Movement
6、Basic Theory of Marxism
7、History of Marxist Development
8、Research of Marxist in China
9、Research of Marxist in Foreign Countries
10、Ideological and Political Education
11、Pedagogic Principles
12、Curriculum and Teaching
13、History of Education
14、Comparative Pedagogy
15、Preschool Education
16、Study of Higher Education
17、Study of Adult Education
18、Vocational Education
19、Special Education
20、Educational Technology
21、Science of Educational Leadership
22、Basic Education
23、Basic Psychology
24、Developmental and Educational Psychology
25、Applied Psychology
26、Statistical Psychology
27、Personality and Psychological Health
28、Humanities of PE
29、Human Kinesiology Science
30、Sports Training
31、National Traditional Physical Education
32、Chinese Bibliography
33、Ancient Chinese Literature
34、Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature
35、Ancient Chinese History
36、Basic Mathematics
38、Physical chemistry
39、Natural Geography
43、Aquatic Biology
47、Developmental Biology
49、Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
52、Micro and Solid Electronics
53、Educational Economy and Management
Long-term Chinese Language Program
1. Brief Introduction:
      The long-term Chinese language program is offered to international students who are interested in Chinese language and culture. There are six levels. Students will be clarified into the suitable level (class) after taking the placement test. Our experienced teachers will also provide their suggestion after interview.

The six levels are as the following:
 Elementary 1, Elementary 2:Intermediate 1,Intermediate 2:Advanced 1,Advanced 2
The compulsory courses:
Chinese Comprehensive Training, Listening and Speaking, Reading Comprehension, Readings in Newspapers and Periodicals, News listening comprehension, Chinese Composition, Advanced Chinese and the Culture of China, etc.
Optional courses:
HSK (primary, middle and advanced levels), Cantonese, Business Chinese, Chinese Handwriting, Chinese Numeral Input(typing Chinese with numbers), Taiji, Chinese Kongfu, Pronunciation Training, Chinese Music, and Calligraphy, etc..
Teaching periods:
 One academic year is divided into two semesters. There are 18 weeks or 20 weeks of actual teaching period each semester and 20 class hours each week.

Students will take part in the placement test after registration to learn their own Chinese proficiency. 

2. Documents for Application: 
1) The completed application form
    2) Copy of the highest academic degree or certificate
    3) Copy of the valid passport:
    4) Application fee: RMB420
    5) 6 latest pictures (passport size)

3. School time: 
    1) Spring semester (February----July) The deadline for application is Dec 31st. 
    2) Fall semester (September---January of the second year) The deadline for application is July 5th.

4. Fees: 
    Application fee: RMB420
    Tuition fee: RMB8600 /semester (US$1265) 

Short-term Chinese Language and Cultural Program
1. Eligibilities for Application
    Only open to Group application (Minimum is 10 students for each group)
    Students must be in good health
    Completed Application Form
    Two passport-size photos
2. Curriculum
    Concentrated on Chinese conversation or depend on the group requirements.

3. Schedule and Arrangements
    Morning: 8:40-12:00 Chinese courses, Monday to Friday
    Afternoon: Lectures on Chinese culture and history, various activities such as City Sight-seeing, learning Chinese Calligraphy, Martial Art, Tai Ji, exchanging with Chinese students and so on.
    Weekend: Field-trips on the request of the group. (Minimum is 10 students)
Remarks: All the arrangements are flexible and the final schedule will be concluded after fully discussion by both sides.
4. Fee:
    Application fee: RMB 420/person
    Tuition fee:
         one week RMB850/person
         two weeks RMB1,500/person
         three weeks RMB2,150/person
         four weeks RMB2,800/person
The fee of Chinese, lectures and field trip will be counted on the actual arrangements
Intensive Chinese Program
Course Object:
Intensive Chinese program is a carefully orchestrated course provided by College of International Culture (CIC), South China Normal University. Based on highly-intensive training, various extracurricular activities, pure Chinese environment, the course aims to help students make breakthrough progress in Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing in short term. HSK 3 will be reached in one semester and HSK 6 will be reached in two semesters.
One-semester's time, two or three semesters` progress

Target Group:
Students who want to improve their Chinese proficiency in short run.

Teaching features:
Small class size (8-10 students per class) :
Combination of classroom teaching and extracurricular activities;
Exchange with Chinese students;
Speech Competition;
Chinese Corner and so on.

Course hours:
There are 18-20 weeks in one semester with 30 class periods per week and three-afternoon tutorial (6 class periods).

     Comprehensive Courses, Intensive Chinese, Intensive Practice;
     Language skills Courses: Listening & Speaking; Reading & Writing;
     Extensive Courses: HSK Preparation, Business Chinese and so on
     Tutorial, Q&A
Morning: 8:40-12:00 (MONDAY-FRIDAY)
Afternoon: 14:30-16:00 MONDAY-FRIDAY
Tutorial: 16:10-17:40(MONDAY,WENDESDAY,FRIDAY)

Certificate and credits:
Upon the successful completion, a certificate will be issued by CIC, SCNU.

Application fee: RMB420.  Tuition fee: RMB16,800yuan /semester

Spring semester, deadline is Dec 31st.
Fall semester, deadline is July 5th.

Welcome to study at South China Normal University(华南师范大学)