The Changes
1. International students who are not in China(except South Korean students) will have classes online in 2020 for spring and autumn intake. And those who stayed in China will attend class on the campus.

2. The date when China will allow international students from most countries to enter China remains unknown, so far only South Korean students are allowed to apply for student visa and come to China.

3. In a CUCAS survey among over international 1000 students, 85.43% of them plan to study in China in 2020. Learn More>>
1. About 3% of universities have canceled the admission in 2020. Some programs might be canceled due to lack of international applicants, you are suggested to confirm it before you apply. Learn More>>

2. Due to the pandemic, it will take longer time for most universities to process applications and release admission notice. Learn More>>

3. Universities allows students who don't want to take online classes to cancel or postpone their admission.

4. MOE China stated to keep attracting excellent international students to study in China.
1. Almost all programs were taught online in the 2020 spring semester and for those students who are not in China in the autumn semester. For the 2020 autumn semester, most Chinese universities will allow those who are in China can take classes in campus.

2. Short-term programs like summer camps are also being moved to online.

3. Chinese universities combine games and learning in online education to make online classes more fun and understandable. Learn More>>
1. Universities in some provinces like Zhejiang could issue JW202 form and admission letter, but students still need to confirm with the local Chinese embassy before applying for a student visa.

2. China announced in March that foreigners who were stopped from leaving China can get their residence permit automatically extended for another 2 months, after that, students with X visa need to apply for a new extension for the residence permit in the local organization.

3. On August 10, 2020, according to the official website of the Chinese embassy in Denmark, China now starts to allow people from Europe to apply visa for entering China, which is a signal of China's re-opening.
1. 2020 Admission Insurance: Students can get application fee and service fee refund if the programs they applied were canceled.

2. China E-twinning Programs(CEP): To make sure you can start your study career in Chinese universities in 2020 and graduate as the normal schedule.

3. “Study in China” Online Education Exhibition: Join Chinese universities' online exhibition easily at your home!

4. Chinese University Online Programs: Find the best online programs still available in Chinese universities.

New Trends
1. Teachers in Chinese universities start using different ways to promote and introduce their universities to international students in 2020, including video and live stream since students in most countries have to stay at home because of the pandemic and live stream, videos are getting more popular than before.

2. WeChat, DingTalk and some other apps and being used more than before since more and more online interviews and live streams are being taken for about study in China.

3. CUCAS launched online education exhibition platform, and some universities start holding education exhibition online. Join Now >>
1. In 2020, all Chinese universities with international student classes adopted online classes for both enrolled and new students.

2. China to offer global students high-quality online courses in English. Learn More>>

3. Chinese universities and organizations will continue prepare high-quality online courses even after the pandemic to cope with possible changes and risks in the future.
1. Since real cultural experience and face-to-face learning still play irreplaceable roles in international education for international students. So many students are waiting for the time when the pandemic is under control and a lot of them start applying for programs in China that start from 2021.

2. China also says the vaccine for public use might be ready by the end of 2020, so that study in China in 2021 is also a good choice for those students who haven't graduated yet, or would like to postpone their plan of study abroad for one more year.

Best Programs for 2020
Online Programs

Programs With Extended Deadlines

2021 Programs

Scholarship Programs

Self-sponsoring Programs

Online Chinese Classes

Why Study In China
Various English-taught Program

Safe and Convenient Society

Affordable Fee Structure

Estimate Cost Range Examples
Tuition Fee Non-degree About 12,000 ~ 16,000 RMB /year Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Degree (Medical) About 35,000 ~ 40,000 RMB /year China Medical University
Degree (Non-Medical) About 18,000 ~ 24,000 RMB /year Zhejiang University of Technology
Accommodation Fee Beijing About 22,000 ~ 40,000 RMB /year Beijing Language and Culture University
Shanghai About 13,000 ~ 25,000 RMB /year Donghua University
Hangzhou About 5,000 ~ 11,000 RMB /year Hangzhou Normal University
Guangzhou About 6,000 ~ 16,000 RMB /year Guangdong Universities of Foreign Studies
Others Various Zhejiang Normal University
Shandong University
BFSU-IBS Foshan Campus
China University of Mining and Technology
Living Expense Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou About 1,500 ~ 2,000 RMB /month China University of Petroleum - Beijing
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Asia Europe Business School, East China Normal University
Others About 1,000 ~ 1,500 RMB /month Changchun University of Science and Technology

Interesting Lifes As International Students

COVID-19 Rumors About China
Rumors Facts
"The COVID-19 virus is engineered at a Chinese laboratory." All evidence points to that SARS-CoV-2 has originated in nature.
"The novel coronavirus is a Chinese virus because it came from Wuhan." The official name for the virus is SARS-CoV-2. Wuhan is where the COVID-19 case was first reported, but it is not necessary the place where the virus originates.
"As early as mid-November, China has known about the COVID-19 outbreak but withheld the information for 45 days." Chinese authorities first received a report of the pneumonia case of unknown cause on Dec 27 and released its first outbreak notice on Dec 31.
"China has withheld key information about the epidemic, which has led to a worldwide pandemic." China has notified the world as early as possible, and resorted to the strictest epidemic control measures, which gave at least six weeks for other countries to get prepared for the outbreak.
"China has whitewashed its COVID-19 confirmed and death cases." China has always been transparent on the numbers of confirmed and deceased cases, and has fulfilled its duty of notifying the public.
"China is helping other countries fight COVID-19 only to expand its geopolitical influence." China helps other countries out of a humanitarian spirit and gratitude. It also stems from the firm belief in the community with a shared future for mankind. Moreover, China has accumulated some experience in fighting the virus and they may prove useful for others.
"Medical supplies imported from China are fake and inferior products." China carries out strict quality tests on all medical products exported. Part of the problem stems from misuse or different quality standards.
"China used the novel coronavirus to cripple Western economies." The Chinese economy is closely connected to the world economy. Only when the world economy runs well can the Chinese economy thrive.
"Chinese people consume bat soup, causing the virus to jump from animals to humans." Bats are absolutely not consumed by the Chinese, and there is so far no concrete evidence confirming the novel coronavirus comes from bats.
"Africans are being discriminated against and forced into quarantine." China applied the same quarantine and control measures regardless of nationalities. The Chinese government attaches high importance to the health and safety of foreign nationals in China, and treats them equally and rejects any discriminatory measures in the coronavirus outbreak response.

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