Note: According to the regulations of the Ministry of Education of China, those who immigrated to other countries from the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan and applying to study in Shanghai University as international students, should meet the following additional requirements: the applicants must hold valid passport or other relevant international recognized documents for at least 4 years; meanwhile, in the latest 4 years (by each April 30th of the year of University registration), the applicants must have lived overseas for 2 years (Living overseas for 9 months can be converted to 1 year, which is subject to the exit-entry stamp on visa).
HSK 4 above 180 for Art;
HSK 4 above 195 for Science or Engineering;
HSK 4 above 210 for Economics or Management;
HSK 5 above 180 for Humanities.
Native speaker of Chinese;
The previous degree is fully taught in Chinese and has gained certificate
Note: Applicants who are going to apply for Chinese taught programs in 2021 will be required to achieve HSK 5 above 180.
Highest Degree Certificate and Official Transcript
Language Proficiency Certificate
Statement of Financial Support
Study Plan or Research Proposal in China
Two Letters of Recommendation with Signature
Choose Supervisor online or upload Supervisor Acceptance Letter
Academic Research Documents（PhD’s programs）
Others（Refer to Departmental standards）①Publication of academic papers and patent certificate, Note: Applicants who apply for a Ph.D. in the School of Management must have a background in management science or science and engineering and have published at least one academic paper in SCI or SSCI journals at the time of application.②Applicants for art majors should provide at least two examples of artworks; ③Music majors applicants should provide audios and videos related to the major.
*the supervisor acceptance letter is not required for following Master programs: School of Economics, School of Management, MBA center and SILC Business School. And PHD programs for School of Economics.
Documents not in Chinese or English should be translated and notarized
Fresh graduates can provide a proof of pre-graduate
The scanned copies of all above documents are required for online application. The originals will be received on registration day.
(2)Shanghai University Security and Background Check (SBC) for International Students
It includes questions about the applicant's personal life, education background and physical health.
3.University Qualification Assessment (UQA) for International Students
*Chinese proficiency test is only for applicants with Chinese study experience
The interview language is up to course teaching language.
(5)Expert Committee Interview
How to apply
1. Apply via website: www.apply.shu.edu.cn
2. Select majors and supervisor, upload materials, then submit
4. Telephone interview& Expert interview
5. Receive Pre-admission Notice
6. Pay application fee, apply scholarship
7. Pay tuition fee Deposit, confirm OFFER online
8. Receive official admission
*Shanghai University Security and Background Check (SBC) for International Students
University Qualification Assessment (UQA) for International Students