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Ocean University of China

Ocean University of China (OUC) is a comprehensive university with particular strengths in oceanography and fisheries science, which is in the first batch that passed Quality Certification for studying abroad in China. As one of project 985 and project 211 universities in China, OUC has been approved as one of the Double First-rate Universities in China in 2017.

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Strong Teaching Resources in OUC

6 Nobel Prize winner were employed as honorary professor in China University of Ocean
40+ foreign experts and scholars constitutes the “Corps of Overseas Professors”
7 famous writers were employed as CUO Writers-in-residence.More than 500 experts and scholars at home and abroad formed as Visiting Mission in COU.
Key Programs in Ocean University of China
Top 1 : Marine Science
  • One of the national key disciplines
  • The school of OUC has 3 big vessels for teaching and research
  • It’s one of the earliest programs featuring with marine program
  • Marine science is one of 15 base for talents training about science basic research and teaching in first batch
  • It is recognized as the driving force behind China’s marine research and application
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Top 2 : Aquatic Science
  • As one of national key disciplines, which ranked top 1 in the field of aquatic in China.
  • School provides with national-level key labs about mariculture, national experimental teaching demonstration center for aquatic sciences, aquaculture engineering research center etc.
  • Within 5 years, the school has undertaken nearly 400 national and provincial projects at all levels, which brings more practice chance for students.
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Top 3 : Computer Science and Technology English-taught programs
  • Study computer science and technology in one of project 985(Top 40 Chinese universities) and project 211 (top 100 Chinese universities) universities with an affordable tuition fee.
  • With the development of this program, it has produce a new direction, Security management, which has been separately developed now and become the first program in the same filed of China
  • For Chinese students who want to study in this program need higher grades of college entrance examination
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Top 4 : Short-term Chinese business program
  • It be taught in English for students, which is easy to understand for students who not speak Chinese.
  • If you have strong desire to do business in China in the future, or your family has business with China, no matter which conditions you are under, this program deserves your studying for development of Chinese economy.
  • Program offers series of topics and lectures for students, which will make class more colorful and more active.
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Top 5 : Non-degree Chinese Programs
  • The college for Chinese language was designated as one of the HSK centers for all levels in 2007 NOCFL (Hanban).
  • Programs provide different study time which fits different students.
  • Shangdong, Qingdao, as a historical city, students can experience local traditional Chinese culture.
  • The study cost is affordable compared with other universities.
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Study & Living Environment
About City-Qingdao
  • Shandong Qingdao, known as the “Switzerland of the Orient ”, it’s situated on the southern tip of Shandong peninsula. Also it praised as the City of Sails in China (Asia's best sailing city), world beer city etc.
  • Qingdao is a famous historical and cultural city, which is the birthplace of Taoism, students who study in here can feel the collision of traditional Chinese culture and modern civilization.
About Ocean University of China
  • OUC has three campuses – Yushan, Fushan and Laoshan. Annually there are over 1200 international students from more than 80 countries studying at OUC.
Words from International Students
Why students choose to study in Ocean University of China
Reasons from Wag*** *de

I have previously studied in Shandong (Rizhao) and liked the province a lot. I frequently visited Qingdao and i would like to live close to the sea.

From :United Kingdom

Reasons from RAVI **** ALIAS

Ocean University of China have good reputation in Qingdao and some of my friends recommend me for this university and i really like Qingdao. I am living in Qingdao since 2 years and very excited to join this university to improve my Chinese level for better opportunities in China


Reasons from ROG**** ***SA

I was advised from fellow Venice University students attending courses there in the past


Editor's Words
Scholarship is a good choice for students who are interested in English-taught program of OUC.

The scholarship of OUC covers half of tuition fee of each academic year and insurance fee. First come first served. Students who apply for scholarship successfully can reduce the cost of studying.

The application deadline is earlier than some other China universities.

Normally, the application deadline of OUC is closed at the end of June. Students who are interested in it should submit the application earlier in case of any troubles caused.

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