📖 Introduction

Anhui University (AHU) stands as a prominent public university located in Hefei, Anhui Province, China. Established in 1928, AHU has a rich history and has grown into a comprehensive institution offering a wide array of academic disciplines. As a key player in Chinese higher education, the university is committed to fostering academic excellence, research innovation, and the holistic development of its students.

AHU is recognized for its commitment to research and has made substantial contributions to advancements in various fields. The university places a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary studies and collaboration, fostering an environment that encourages intellectual curiosity and creativity. While specific global rankings may vary, AHU consistently holds a respected position among Chinese universities, showcasing its dedication to providing high-quality education and contributing significantly to the academic and cultural landscape of the region.

🏫 About Anhui University (AHU)

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”(a national key universities construction project) and a key comprehensive university affiliated to Anhui Province. As a pioneer of modern higher education of Anhui, AHU was established in Anqing City (the capital of Anhui Province at that time) in 1928. 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. The university libraries have a collection of over 3.50 million books. AHU enjoys a teaching and administrative staff of more than 2600. By the end of 2016, there were 1,687 full-time teachers. Among them, there are more than 900 professors and associate professors, 1 winner of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 distinguished professor of the “Changjiang Scholars Program” of MOE, 2 experts recruited through the “Thousand Talents Plan”, 1 winner of the National Award for Distinguished Teachers, 24 winners of the Provincial Award for Distinguished Teachers, 3 experts recruited through the “100-, 1000- and 10000-talent Plan”, 12 experts recruited through the “New Century Talent Supporting Project” of MOE, 13 distinguished professors of the “Wanjiang Scholars Program” of Anhui Province, 5 experts recruited through “Hundred Talents Plan” of Anhui Province, 5 experts recruited through “The Recruitment Program of Global Experts” and 139 experts awarded special subsidy by the State Council and People’s Government of Anhui Province. By the end of 2016, there were 416 PhD candidates, 5757 master candidates, 21323 undergraduates and 545 international students. Anhui University has a comprehensive range of disciplines covering 10 categories: humanities, science, engineering, economy, management, law, history, philosophy, education and art. It consists of 26 schools and departments. There are 13 post-doctoral research stations, 12 first-level doctoral programs, 2 second-level doctoral programs, 31 first-level master degree programs, 2 second-level master degree programs, 95 programs for undergraduates. It also has 2 national key disciplines, 25 provincial key disciplines There is a national and local joint engineering laboratory, 1 MOE key base for research in humanities and social sciences, 2 MOE key laboratories, 1 MOE engineering research center, 1 modern experimental technology Center, 6 provincial key bases for research in humanities and social sciences, 10 provincial key laboratories, 8 provincial engineering technology research centers, 3 provincial public service platforms of science and technology innovation, 2 national off-campus practice education bases for college students, 4 national experimental teaching demonstration centers and 9 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers. In recent years, AHU has signed cooperation agreements with 16 cities in Anhui Province and established cooperative relations in production, education and research with over 600 corporations. It has established contacts and cooperative relationships with 124 renowned colleges and universities as well as research institutes from foreign countries and regions, including the US, the UK, Germany and Japan. It has established 3 Confucius Institutes in collaboration with 3 universities in Chile, Ukraine and Azerbaijan. With a long history, a profound cultural connotation, a variety of disciplines, strong academic strength, distinctive research characteristics, a thick innovative atmosphere, beautiful campus environment and first-class teaching conditions, AHU has become a key base for cultivating high-level talents for Anhui Province, having great influence both at home and abroad.

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🏠 Accommodation

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.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

📬 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

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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