📖Introduction

Tongji University is one of the leading universities in China under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education, listed on “Project 985” and “Project 211”. With a history of over a century, Tongji has valued the balanced development of four functions, i.e. education, research, outreach, and culture inheritance and innovation.

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📚About the Program

Non-degree in Foundation Program (Science and Engineering) at Tongji University (TongJU)

The enrollment object of this program is international students who have completed their high school learning tasks, plan to study Chinese teaching undergraduate programs in China, and need to accept “Bridge Courses” of science and technology, medicine and economy and trade in the Pre-University education stage. The teaching goal of “Bridge Courses” is to help international students basically realize the connection between their own high school courses and Chinese undergraduate programs.

Tongji University is one of the first universities to undertake the Pre-University education of Chinese government scholarship undergraduate students in China from 2010, and at the same time recruit self-funded preparatory students. Located in Siping Road Campus of Tongji University, the Pre-University department for foreign students of Tongji University, Ministry of education, has a teaching building with Chinese traditional architectural characteristics, modern teaching facilities such as multimedia classroom, special classroom, lecture hall, electronic reading room, Chinese culture classroom, and a team of full-time teachers of Chinese, physics, mathematics, and chemistry. All the teachers have a graduate degree or above, and the teachers are strong enough to fully meet the needs of Pre-University education.

At present, the Pre-University Department has nearly 80 countries of Chinese government scholarship undergraduate preparatory students and some self-sponsored students in school. They will systematically study general Chinese, professional Chinese, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and other basic courses, and participate in various forms of school activities, such as language and culture activities around teaching, Experience of China activities, etc.

As one of the most famous universities in China, Tongji University’s international student Pre-University “Bridge Courses” is connected with China's famous universities. According to the characteristics of international students, the preparatory course “Bridge Courses” helps students quickly master the learning methods of China’s famous universities, adapt to the undergraduate learning life in advance, shorten the adaptation period of studying abroad, and finally smoothly enter the dream university suitable for themselves to study undergraduate major. 

After completing the Pre-University program, our school will also provide students with a more comprehensive and targeted enrollment information service platform, provide students with one-to-one enrollment consulting services, and help students better plan further learning. Students who have completed the required courses and passed the complete examination will obtain the preparatory completion certificate issued by Tongji University, and give priority to Tongji undergraduates.

Among the students who have successfully graduated from the Tongji Pre-University program, some continue to study in China, some start their own businesses, and some work in enterprises or international organizations.

Tuition Fees:

  • RMB 14500/semester for fall semester; RMB 19350/semester for the spring semester

Curriculum:

The preparatory course is divided into two semesters: 18 weeks in the first semester (Autumn) and 18 weeks in the second semester (spring). According to students' Chinese level, they are divided into four levels: A, B, C, and D; It is divided into compulsory and elective courses according to students' professional needs and native languages.

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📖Program Curriculum

Level A-B:
Level A-B courses are for beginners of Chinese level (Chinese zero starting point – HSK 4 level), with about 28-32 class hours per week.

General Chinese:
First Semester:
Elementary Chinese
Elementary Chinese listening and speaking
Elementary Chinese reading and writing
HSK Counseling, etc.
Second Semester:
Elementary Chinese
Elementary Chinese listening and speaking
HSK Counseling, etc.

Professional Chinese:
First Semester:
Scientific Chinese (elective)
Medical Chinese (elective)
Economic and trade Chinese (elective)
Second Semester:
Scientific Chinese (elective)
Medical Chinese (elective)
Economic and trade Chinese (elective)

Professional Basic Knowledge:
First Semester:
Mathematics
Second Semester:
Mathematics
Physics (elective)
Chemistry (elective), etc.

Level C-D:
C-D level courses are for middle and senior Chinese learners (HSK 5 - HSK 6 level), with about 20-26 class hours per week
General Chinese:
First Semester:
Intermediate Chinese
Advanced Chinese
HSK Counseling, etc.
Second Semester:
Intermediate Chinese
Advanced Chinese, etc.

Professional Chinese:
First Semester:
Scientific Chinese (elective)
Medical Chinese (elective)
Economic and trade Chinese (elective)

Foreign Languages:
First Semester:
English (elective)
Second Semester:
English (elective)

Culture:
First Semester:
Overview of China
Contemporary Chinese topics, etc.
Second Semester:
Chinese Culture
Contemporary Chinese topics, etc.

Professional Basic Knowledge:
First Semester:
Mathematics
Physics (elective)
Biology (elective)
Economic Management case analysis (elective), etc.
Second Semester:
Mathematics
Computer
Chemistry (elective), etc.

Professional General Education:
Second Semester:
Professional General Education
Special Lectures
Entrance Guidance, etc.

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🏫About Tongji University (TongJU)

  • Tongji University is one of the leading universities in China.
  • Established in 1907, has a history of over 100 years.
  • High reputation for top-quality research, teaching, and learning.
  • Under direct administration of the Ministry of Education, listed on "Project 985" and "Double First-Class Initiative".
  • Strong European connections.
  • Traditionally renowned in Architecture and Civil Engineering, and now prominent in Economics & Management, Arts & Design, Environmental, Engineering, and Automobile Engineering.

🏠 Accommodation

The International Students Service Centers is located on three campuses of Tongji University independently. They are all facilitated with telephone sets, toilets, showers, air-conditioning, public kitchens, classrooms, and business services such as duplication, fax and e-mail sending, typing and air-ticket and train ticket booking are offered.

Notes:
  • You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.
  • You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.
  • We have an article about how to find accommodation off campus here.
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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$100 USD

Tuition fee:

14,500 RMB per semester

33,850 RMB in total

Insurance is 800 RMB.

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 65.

You don’t need to have studied Chinese before.

If you have not yet graduated high school you can still apply.

All student except from Nigeria are eligible to apply to this program

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📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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