📖 Introduction

Hohai University is a research university in Nanjing, China under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education of China. From 1958 to 2000 it was administered by the Ministry of Water Resources.

The university's main focus is the research and study of coastal engineering, hydraulic engineering, water resources, ocean engineering and it primarily educates engineering subjects, with coordinated development of engineering, science, economics, management, arts, and law. It is part of Project 211 (a development initiative by the Chinese government involving over 100 key universities) and has set up a graduate school. It is also a Chinese Ministry of Education Double First-Class Discipline University, with Double First-Class status in certain disciplines.

🏫 About Hohai University (HHU)

Founded in 1915, Hohai University is a key state university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. Specialized in the research of water conservancy and education of engineering programs, the University provides disciplines ranging from engineering, science to economics, management, liberal arts, and law. It is a member of the University of Project 211, a cross-century project formulated by the Chinese government for the implementation of the strategy of invigorating the country through science, technology, and education.

Currently, there are 3,409 faculty members and 46, 921 students. The University consists of 19 colleges and departments, with 12 post-doctoral programs, 78 Ph.D. programs, 233 master programs, 18 engineering master programs, 11 professional master programs (including MBA, MPA, MSW), and 51 undergraduate programs. Besides, the University houses one key state laboratory and one national engineering research center.

The main campus is located in the Gulou District of Nanjing (No.1, Xikang Road), with two other campuses in Jiangning District (Nanjing) and Xinbei District (Changzhou), occupying an area of about 153 hectares in total.

For further information visit: http://www.hhu.edu.cn

International School

     Hohai University is among the first batch of state-authorizing universities to award bachelor’s, master's and doctoral degrees to foreign students.  The University has received students from over 80 countries and regions, most of whom have become senior experts, scholars, and officials in their home countries.

Hohai University is proactively seeking international cooperation opportunities to integrate quality resources both at home and abroad. It has established connections with over 80 institutions around the world and is conducting programs including joint training, mutual credit recognition, short-term student and teacher exchanges, fellowships, and other academic visits.

The International School is committed to the management and service of international students, overseas studies, short-term exchanges, and education of Chinese language and culture.

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  • 44,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 44,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 44,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 44,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 44,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 🏠 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.

    📬 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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