📖 Introduction

Gansu Agricultural University (GAU) is a comprehensive public university located in Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China. Established in 1946, GAU has evolved into a key institution specializing in agricultural education, research, and innovation. As a leading agricultural university, GAU offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, contributing significantly to the advancement of agricultural sciences and technology.

GAU is distinguished for its commitment to agricultural research and its focus on addressing regional and global agricultural challenges. The university plays a crucial role in training professionals in fields such as crop science, animal science, agricultural engineering, and environmental science. While specific global rankings may vary, GAU is recognized for its regional impact and its contributions to sustainable agriculture practices. The university's dedication to fostering innovation in agriculture, coupled with its emphasis on practical application of knowledge, positions it as a vital player in agricultural education and research in the Gansu region and beyond.

🏫 About Gansu Agricultural University (GAU)

Gansu Agricultural University (GAU) is situated on the picturesque Yellow River bank in Anning district of Lanzhou, covering 1,650,000㎡ of land. Its predecessor was the National Veterinary College founded in Lanzhou in October 1946, and then merged with the Gansu Agricultural College in preparations to establish Gansu Agricultural University in 1958. GAU has 24 colleges, 1 state key discipline, 1 key discipline of state ministry of agriculture, 18 provincial key disciplines, 4 post-doctoral research stations, 8 first-level discipline doctoral degree programs, 18 first-level discipline master degree programs, and 64 bachelor degree programs. GAU has 1 state key laboratory, 1 national experimental teaching demonstration center, 11 provincial experimental teaching demonstration center, and 40 research institutes and 39 labs that provide substantial support to academic activities. GAU 1423 faculty members, including 1151 full-time teaching faculty, there are 556 professors and associate professors, 4 are appointed as leading talents of the “Ten Thousand Talents Plan”. The current enrollment includes 16,920 undergraduates and 2,398 post-graduates. GAU has cultivated more than 130,000 talents for country. GAU has paid great attention to international academic exchanges, and has established friendly academic cooperation with many university and institutes in more than ten countries such as the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Germany, France, and Japan. These have been in the areas of visiting scholars, academic activities, scientific research cooperation, along with many other aspects of education and academic study. The International Workshop of Sustainable Livestock Development and Natural Resource Management in West China after WTO accession were successfully hosted by GAU.

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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

31 Days

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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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