Hebei GEO University, established in 1953, is a public higher education institution located in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China. Specializing in geoscience and technology, the university plays a crucial role in cultivating professionals in fields related to geological exploration, resource development, and environmental protection. As a comprehensive university, Hebei GEO University offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, contributing to the advancement of knowledge and expertise in geoscience-related fields.

The university is known for its commitment to geological education, research, and application. It places a strong emphasis on practical training, integrating theoretical knowledge with hands-on experiences to prepare students for real-world challenges. Hebei GEO University is recognized for its contributions to geological research and exploration, making it a key institution in the region. While specific global rankings may vary, the university's dedication to geoscience education and research solidifies its position as an important center for geological studies and contributes to the development of skilled professionals in the geological and environmental sciences.

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🏫About Hebei GEO University (HGU)


Hebei GEO University (HGU), founded in 1953, is one of the five universities affiliated to the former Ministry of Geology and is a provincial key university jointly supported by the Ministry of Land and Resources and the Government of Hebei Province.

As the first educational institution affiliated to the former Ministry of Geology in New China setting up programs of Economics and Management, HGU has been adhering to the core mission of “providing talents and technology support to the sustainable development of resources and environment.”During the six decades, by upholding the motto of “cultivating universal perspectives and pursuing infinite knowledge”, and “advocating the traditional spirit of hard-working, truth-seeking and innovation”,HGU has gradually formed the schooling characteristics of highlighting the overall feature of resource & environment and economics & management, strengthening the coordinated development and the integration of various disciplines of Geo-science, Economic Management, Environmental Science, Land Surveying, Civil Engineering, Information Technology, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and fundamental science.

Up to now, HGU has an education in 7 category disciplines including Science, Engineering, Management, Economics, Law, Literature, and Art with 65 bachelor degree programs and 11 disciplines of Geology, Geological Resources and Engineering, Business Administration, Management Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Law, Applied Economics, Mathematics, Material Science and Technology and Public Administration, covering 51 master degree programs, and 7 professional master programs of Geological Engineering, MBA, MPACC, Finance, Art, Applied Statistics and Engineering Management. In 2016, HGU became the project construction unit of doctoral degree programs.

HGU now has about 18,000 full-time students from all over the country and over 900 academic staff, 50% of them with professorship or associate professorship, 92% with a doctor or master degree. Among them, over 70 have the titles of such as Government Special Allowance Experts, Provincial Excellent Experts, young and middle-aged experts with provincial outstanding contribution, Provincial young excellent experts in social science, provincial young top-notch talents and provincial excellent teachers. In recent years, HGU has brought in many talents, such as Liu Jialin, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Mao Jingwen, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), Ji Qiang, Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and the winner of National Distinguished Young Scholar, and the famous expert Li Shaoliang. Besides, there are 187 part-time and visiting professors including 14 academicians.

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🏠 Accommodation

Hebei GEO University provides international students with the International Student Apartment, consisting of 2 types of rooms: a four-person room and a two-person room. The International Student Apartment building is located on campus with the apartment management staff 24 hours on duty.

  • 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:

$85 USD

Tuition fee:

18,000 CNY per year

54,000 CNY in total

Insurance is 800 CNY.

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 35.

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied a degree in English before
- Can demonstrate a high level of English
- Having an English certificate such as IELTS level 6 or TOEFL 95 and above is an advantage.

Minimum education level: Bachelor's.

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:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo
  • Official transcript
  • Personal statement
  • English certificate (You can take the English test online here)
  • Guarantor letter
  • 2 Recommendation letters

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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