2020 Prospectus for Self-support Programs at Lanzhou University
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Lanzhou University, founded in 1909，is a comprehensive university directly under the Ministry of Education in China. It is also one of the key construction universities of the national "985 Project" and "211 Project", and is one of the national "double first-class" construction universities.
Lanzhou University boasts of a wide range of disciplines, covering all 12 disciplines and has a large number of advantageous disciplines in chemistry, physics, materials science, earth science, plant zoology, mathematics, engineering, biology and biochemistry, environment and ecology, clinical medicine, medicine and toxicology, and agricultural science.
In 2020, Lanzhou University enrolls self-support students from all over the world.
I. Application time
Degree students: Oct. 2019 to Jun. 2020 (for Sep. 2020 Enrollment)
Non-degree students:1st Sep.-31st Dec. (Spring semester)
1st Mar.-30th Jun. (Fall semester)
Summer program：April to June
II. Study duration
Visiting scholar is 0.5-2 years, Bachelor’s Degree is 4 years (medical specialty is 5 years), Master’s Degree is 2-3 years, Doctoral Degree is 4 years.
RMB16,000/Academic Year (Liberal Arts);
RMB19,000/Academic Year (Natural Sciences);
RMB35,000/Academic Year (Medicine);
50% higher than liberal arts (Arts)
Double Room (with private bathroom and shower).
RMB 30/Day (RMB 20/Day for Students from Central Asia)
RMB20,000/Academic Year (Liberal Arts);
RMB25,000/Academic Year (Natural Sciences);
RMB37,500/Academic Year (Medicine);
50% higher than liberal arts (Arts)
RMB 23,000/Academic Year (Liberal Arts);
RMB 33,000/Academic Year (Natural Sciences);
RMB 49,500/Academic Year (Medicine)
Chinese Language Students
RMB 5,500 /Term
General Visiting Scholar
Refer to the postgraduate tuition
Advanced Visiting Scholar
Refer to the Doctor Candidate tuition
Determine the specific cost according to the number of team members (requires more than 12 people), time, class content, etc.
IV. Applicant’s qualification
1. Non-Chinese citizenship, in good health condition.
2. Age limit:
Chinese language learners or general scholars must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be under the age of 50;
Senior scholars must have a master's degree or above and be under the age of 50;
Bachelor degree applicants must have a high school diploma and be under the age of 25;
Master degree applicants must have a Bachelor degree and be under the age of 35;
Doctoral degree applicants must have a Master degree and be under the age of 40;
3.Chinese language requirements：
Applicants for diploma program need to have the corresponding HSK results Those who do not have HSK certificate must have 1-2 years of Chinese language study, and students need to pass it before starting major study. HSK level requirements are as follows：
Undergraduate Education--Literature, History, and Philosophy: HSK Level 4 (210 or more)；Chinese Language or BTCSOL：HSK level 4 (210 or more), HSKK (medium Level 60 or more). Other majors: HSK level 4 (195 or more)
Postgraduate education--literature, history, philosophy: HSK5 (180 or more);
MTCSOL: HSK level 5 (210 or more), HSKK (medium Level 60 or more);
Other majors: HSK4 (210 or more).
V. Application Documents
Applicants must truthfully complete and submit the following application materials:
1.Online application form for international students of Lanzhou university (Need to register and apply through our online application service system: https://lzu.17gz.org/member/login.do )
2.Copy of Foreigner’s Physical Examination Form in Chinese or English. The physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner’s Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. The result is valid for 6 months, applicant is requested to determine the time for the medical examination accordingly. The original must be brought with you when you come to register
3.Notarized version of applicant’s diploma and certificate. (Documents in other languages must be attached with a notarized translation in Chinese or English. Senior students should provide certificate which can show their expected date of graduation. Original diploma must be presented when you come to register)
4.Notarized version of applicant’s transcripts. (Documents in other languages must be attached with a notarized translation in Chinese or English)
5.Two recommendation letters in Chinese or English by different professors or associate professors. (No need to provide this letter if applying Bachelor’s or general visitor.)
6.Personal Statement. Must include self introduction, education background and learning goals in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words).
8. Proof of economic status.
9. Proof of English or Chinese proficiency.(Optional)
10. Copy of valid passport and visa page.
All the original materials above need to be scanned and uploaded to the registration system. Blurry or incomplete material is not accepted.
VI. Application procedure
1. Finish online application of international students service system of Lanzhou University. (https://lzu.17gz.org/member/login.do)
2. Complete the applicant form and upload all required materials.
3. Enquiry admission results (about mid-July).
The enrollment time for 2020 spring semester is February, 2020, and for fall semester will be in September, 2020. The admission time for degree studying applicants is generally in early September, the specific time will based on the Admission Notice. Admitted students must strictly follow the enrollment time in the admission notice and register at the student affairs’ office in International Cultural Exchange School of Lanzhou University. Those who fail to register during the specified time will be disqualified from enrollment.
(Note: Online registration is a prerequisite procedure for applying. Our school will not accept hard copies if there is no online application.)
General visitors can apply for all majors that opened to international students.
VII. Contact Information
Miss Xie Fei, Miss Wang Shan
Mailing address: Office 703, Student activity center, School of International Cultural Exchange, Lanzhou University, 222 South Tianshui Road, Lanzhou 730000, Gansu Province, P. R. China