Apply online now at Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China for 2022 intake. Admissions for international students, scholarships, and more.

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🏫About Shenzhen University (SZU)

About Shenzhen University

Since its foundation 35 years ago, Shenzhen University has closely followed the pace of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone and has been committed to reform and rapid development. The University adheres to the motto of "self-reliance, self-discipline, self-improvement" and strives to become "the Special Economic Zone University, the Window University, and the Experimental University."

The University is committed to high-quality social service in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, learning, and research. It is a comprehensive university which offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs and provides leading-edge facilities and excellent services to students, faculty, and staff.

As a unique institution of higher learning in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, the University promotes a distinctive and innovative campus culture. Shenzhen University has an enrollment of 35,455 full-time students, which include 28,674 undergraduates, 6,433 postgraduates, 348 doctoral students. And besides, there are 1,744 part-time postgraduates, 21,022 adult education students, and 837 international students. Shenzhen University is a comprehensive university with a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, literature, economics, law, education, science, engineering, management, medicine, history, and arts, eleven disciplines in total. 

Shenzhen University Scholarships

As the first public funding foundation specially established for assisting overseas students, Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship Foundation is established by Shenzhen with sums of money for the purpose of promoting University spirits and boosting the cultural and educational exchange of international youth. You can choose from partial and full-time scholarships such as the Guangdong Provincial Government Scholarship, Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship, and Government Scholarships.

Campus Life and Facilities

There is a university hospital, a post office, small shops, book booths and a securely guarded international students’ dormitory building that is elegantly and harmoniously embedded in the colorful woods and lawns by the Wenshan Lake. 

If you are a sports enthusiast, you will appreciate that the university has the best sports facilities in all the universities in China, such as two gymnasiums, two swimming pools, table tennis, and bowling center, football fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, a golf driving range and a large standard stadium, which supply full functions.

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🏠 Accommodation

On-campus House

There are two international students’ dormitory buildings on campus, at a favorable rate: twin room with bathroom, shower, color-TV, refrigerator, telephone, Internet access and a single room with bathroom, shower, color-TV, refrigerator, telephone, Internet access. Besides, the dormitory building has a meeting room, a reading room, cafe, laundry, and microwave ovens.

Off-campus House

Those who do not like to live on campus may choose to rent apartments with reasonable charge in the nearby communities: Chuanghua Apartment or Feicui Mingzhu Apartment which takes only 20 minutes walking to Shenzhen University.

  • 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:

213 RMB

Tuition fee:

40,000 CNY per year

120,000 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 40.

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: Master's

All students from all countries 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:

  • No Criminal Record Certificate
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • Medical Examination Form
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Your Photograph
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan
  • 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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