📖 Introduction

Fudan University was founded in 1905 and located in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai. Fudan is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary research university with many highly-ranked majors and programs, and is a member of the C9 League, Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).

🏫 About Fudan University (FDU)

Fudan has four campuses, covering an area of 2,440,000m2, with the measure of 1,490,000m2 of school buildings. The university possesses 5 national key laboratories and 33 provincial key laboratories. Fudan has 5 libraries specializing in the field of liberal arts, science, and medicine, with over 5,190,000 collections of books. It has 11 affiliated hospitals, all possess advanced facilities. Fudan University comprises 19 schools, 69 departments, 70 bachelor’s degree programs, 229 master degree programs, 187 Ph.D. degree programs. The number of full-time teachers is over 2,700, 745 of them are professors, 795 of them are associate professors, 34 of them are academicians of the Chinese Academy of Science and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Fudan has more than 30,000 full-time students, consisting of over 14,000 master’s students and doctoral students, over 14,000 undergraduate students, and over 3,400 international students.

About Shanghai

Located where the Yangtze River Delta and the Pacific meet, Shanghai is the commercial and financial center of mainland China, and ranks sixteenth in the 2013 edition of the Global Financial Centers Index published by the City of London. A pilot free trade zone is located in Shanghai in 2013, which will certainly launch a new round of rapid economic development at the international trading and financial hub. Shanghai now magnetizes thousands of talents all over the world every year by offering countless opportunities. Shanghai is home of the historic Bund, traditional temples, and the proud pioneer of futuristic architecture.

Shanghai has embraced people from different cultures with highest inclusiveness. Over 200,000 foreigners choose Shanghai to be their frequently dwelling place. An increasing number of Chambers of Commerce are set up in Shanghai by businessmen from the U.S, the U.K, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea and many other countries, making Shanghai the ideal place to do transnational business.

Living in University

Fudan University is widely known for its campus culture of freedom, rich variety, and forward progress. Its campus culture is expressed in many dimensions, such as its outstanding school spirit, its rich academic flavor, its ideology of free discussion, the many independent choices available, its open and accepting attitude, as well as many elements of content, such as its more than 2000 lectures and forums per year, several tens of athletic competitions, more than a hundred artistic performances and cultural exhibits, over 310 student clubs, almost 500 social events, extracurricular academic creations by almost a thousand students, over ten thousand instances of volunteerism, etc. The school culture is like soil and air, nourishing generation after generation of the Fudan community. Fudan students, teachers, and alumni consciously protect and cultivate it through extensive participation and experience. This is why the school tradition is carried on, and it is how the Fudan spirit is carried forward—it goes beyond the campus, and influences society. In this process of shared ownership, shared construction, and shared use, an inherent character was gradually cultivated in the Fudan community, consisting of an idealistic mood, social responsibility, and a rational spirit.

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🏠 Accommodation

If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

Programs

  • Chinese Culture & Society Program (CCSP)
    25,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Chinese Economy & Business Program (CEBP)
    21,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • GIIP China Business Internship Program
    20,900 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Feb 2021
  • International Summer Session
    17,180 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Jul 2021
  • Long Term Chinese Language Program
    63,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Feb 2021
  • MBBS
    75,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Bachelor’s in Undergraduate International Program in Economics (UIPE)
    54,600 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Bachelor’s in Pharmacy
    0 RMB / Year
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  • Master’s in Chinese History and Culture
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Chinese Language and Culture
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Chinese Philosophy and Culture
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Chinese Politics and Diplomacy
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Chinese Religious Studies
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering
    37,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Circuit and System
    37,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Condensed Matter Physics
    37,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Electromagnetic Field and Microwave Technology
    37,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Environmental Engineering
    60,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • 📬 Admissions Process

    3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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    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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