📖 Introduction

Henan University, established in 1912, is a comprehensive and key national research university located in Kaifeng, Henan Province, China. As one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the country, Henan University has a rich history and has evolved into a prominent educational institution. It is a public university committed to providing a diverse range of academic programs across various disciplines, including liberal arts, sciences, engineering, economics, management, and law.

Known for its strong emphasis on academic research and innovation, Henan University has made significant contributions to advancements in various fields. The university places a high value on cultivating talent and promoting cultural exchange. It has established partnerships with numerous international universities and institutions to enhance global collaboration and understanding. While specific global rankings may vary, Henan University is recognized for its commitment to academic excellence and research contributions in China. The university continues to play a vital role in shaping the educational landscape and fostering the intellectual development of its students.

🏫 About Henan University (HENU)

Henan University is a national "double first-class" university and a university jointly built by the province and the ministry. Founded in 1912, it was originally named as Henan Preparatory School for Studying in Europe and America. It was built in the former site of Henan Gongyuan, where the Chinese imperial examinations ended. The last two national examinations in 1903 and 1904 were held here, and the imperial examination system for thousands of years was marked here. period. In 1912, a group of sages from Henan, represented by Lin Boxiang, founded Henan Preparatory School for Studying in Europe and America in the light of European wind and rain and the victory of the 1911 Revolution, which became one of the three major training bases for studying abroad in China at that time. After going through the stages of Zhongzhou University, National Fifth Sun Yat-sen University, and Provincial Henan University, it was changed to National Henan University in 1942 and became a comprehensive university with six colleges including liberal arts, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and law. It is one of the national universities with strong strength and a good reputation at home and abroad. After the founding of the People's Republic of China, after the adjustment of the departments, the Agricultural College, Medical College, and Administrative College of Henan University were independently set up as Henan Agricultural College, Henan Medical College, and Henan Administrative College. University of Political Science and Law and other colleges and universities, the school headquarters changed its name to Henan Normal University. Later, through the stages of Kaifeng Normal University and Henan Normal University, the name of Henan University was restored in 1984. In October 2008, the Henan Provincial People's Government and the Ministry of Education signed a joint construction agreement, and Henan University officially entered the ranks of the provincial and ministerial joint construction universities. In September 2016, the school was selected into the national "111 Program". In September 2017, it was selected as a national "double first-class" construction university. For more than 100 years since its establishment, Henan University has strictly adhered to the school motto of "Mingde and new people, and ending with perfection". Open, facing the world, upholding the truth, pursuing progress, indomitable, self-improvement, inclusive, inclusive, not flashy, rigorous and down-to-earth Heda spirit, in the process of promoting social development, scientific and technological progress, economic construction and educational revitalization. value. Under the leadership of a large number of experts, scholars and academicians represented by Fan Wenlan, Feng Youlan, Dong Zuobin, Feng Jinglan, Luo Zhanglong, Guo Shaoyu, Luo Tingguang, Xiao Yishan, Fan Yingchuan, Mao Lirui, Jiang Liangfu, Ji Wenfu, Ren Fangqiu, Dang Hongxin, etc. Nearly 600,000 talents of various types have been trained. Among the alumni of Henan University, there are 57 academicians and faculty members, and nearly 150 leading cadres at or above the provincial and ministerial level. Many alumni such as Hou Jingru, Yuan Baohua, Wang Guoquan, Zhao Yimin, Yin Da, Deng Tuo, Bai Shouyi, Yang Tingbao, Gao Jiyu, Yao Xueyin, Zhou Erfu, Wu Qiang, Ma Ke, Zhao Jiuzhang, Liang Guanglie, etc. have become famous social celebrities at home and abroad. At present, Henan University mainly has three campuses: Kaifeng Minglun Campus, Jinming Campus and Zhengzhou Campus, covering a total area of more than 5,500 acres. Among them, the modern building complex of Minglun Campus is a national key cultural relics protection unit. Henan University is a comprehensive university with 12 disciplines including literature, history, philosophy, economics, management, law, science, engineering, medicine, agriculture, education, and art. The school currently has 37 colleges (teaching and research departments). There are 98 undergraduate majors, 43 first-level disciplines authorized for master's degrees, 20 first-level disciplines authorized for doctoral degrees, and 19 post-doctoral research stations. Biology was selected as a national first-class construction discipline, and seven disciplines including chemistry, materials science, clinical medicine, engineering, botany and zoology, pharmacology and toxicology, environmental science and ecology entered the top 1% of the ESI world rankings. The school currently has more than 4,400 faculty members, including 21 full-time and part-time academicians, and 42 leading talents such as Changjiang Scholars, National Outstanding Youth, and "Ten Thousand Talents Program". There are nearly 50,000 full-time students, including nearly 11,000 graduate students and more than 800 international students. The school has 2 national key laboratories such as the State Key Laboratory of Cotton Biology, the State Key Laboratory of Crop Adversity Adaptation and Improvement jointly built by the province and the ministry, and 1 National Field Scientific Observation and Research Station for the Dabie Mountain Forest Ecosystem in Henan Province, and the application of nano-hybrid materials. There are 3 national and local joint engineering research centers (engineering laboratories), including national and local joint engineering research centers for high-efficiency display and lighting technology, national and local joint engineering laboratories for antibody drug development technology, and national edible fungi processing technology. 1 R&D professional center, 4 key laboratories (engineering centers) of the Ministry of Education, 11 provincial-level key laboratories (research institutes) of Henan Province, the Yellow River Civilization and the Ministry of Co-construction Collaborative Innovation Center, and the Yellow River Civilization and Sustainable Development Research Center 2 national key social science research platforms. In addition, there are national education, research and training bases such as the National Sports Art Teacher Training Base of the Ministry of Education, the Social Science Research Base of the State Sports General Administration, the National University Student Cultural Quality Education Base, and the National Chinese Excellent Culture and Art Inheritance Base. Henan University Press, "Historical Monthly", "Henan University Journal" and other academic journals have great influence in the academic world. The library has 5.2 million paper books and more than 7 million electronic books. The school has established friendly and cooperative relations with more than 170 universities in more than 40 countries and regions, and is a member of the World University Federation and the Asia-Pacific University Federation.

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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

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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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