📖 Introduction

Jimei University is a comprehensive university located in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. Established in 1918, the university has a rich history and is known for its commitment to providing a well-rounded education across various disciplines. Jimei University is situated in the picturesque Jimei District, a historic area known for its cultural heritage and vibrant community.

As a comprehensive institution, Jimei University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields such as engineering, management, arts, and sciences. The university places a strong emphasis on practical education and has established partnerships with industries to facilitate internships and applied research opportunities for students. Jimei University is dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship among its students, contributing to regional development and the broader academic landscape. While specific global rankings may vary, Jimei University is recognized for its efforts in providing quality education and preparing students for success in their chosen fields.

🏫 About Jimei University (JMU)

Jimei University, a key university located in Xiamen City, Fujian Province, is jointly constructed by the Ministry of Transport, the State Oceanic Administration, the Fujian Provincial Government and the Xiamen Municipal Government. The University enrolls students from all over the country as well as from overseas. There are currently over 27,000 students. More than 25,000 are full-time undergraduate students. Over 1,400 are pursuing masters and other postgraduate degrees. Doctorate degree programs are also offered. Jimei University has a long history going back almost one hundred years. Its origin can be traced back to Jimei Normal School, founded in 1918 by Chen Jiageng (Tan Kah Kee), a famous overseas Chinese patriotic leader. Two years later, the Fisheries and Business divisions of Jimei School were founded. The University’s philosophy of cultivating talent combined with sincerity and perseverance reflects the spirit and values set up by Mr. Chen Jiageng. Over the years, the University has become a highly reputable institution and continues to develop and grow. Jimei University has twenty one colleges offering sixty-eight undergraduate courses in nine disciplines: Economics, Law, Pedagogy, Arts, Science, Engineering, Agronomy, Administration, and Fine Arts. There is also one postdoctoral offered in Fisheries, two doctorate programs in Fisheries, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering. There are 8 first class provincial disciplines (including 2 characteristic key disciplines). Nine masters degree authorization disciplines are offered in the field of Fisheries, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Food Science and Engineering, Communication and Transportation, Applied Economics, Sports Science, Mathematics, Chinese Language and Literature, and Biology. The University offers four masters courses in Agronomy, Engineering, Pedagogy and Taxation. Jimei University has over 2,000 teachers of which over 1,500 are full time teachers. Among these full time teachers, more than 800 are professors and associate professors. The University excels in both teaching and research and has received many "outstanding talent" awards. Students have also excelled in their chosen studies and won many competitions at the provincial and national level. The University has carried out a wide range of academic exchanges and cooperation with more than one hundred universities and research institutes across the globe, including the United States, Britain, Australia, Hongkong and Macao. These institutions include The International Maritime Organization (IMO), The International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) and International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). The University has established cooperation with The Chinese Service Centre for Scholarly Exchange, the Sino-Foreign Joint Education Program, and the Cross-Strait Education Program.. The University is authorized by Ministry of Education to enroll students from Hongkong Special Administrative Regions exempted from admission exams and to recruit students from Taiwan.

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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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