If you want to study at Wuhan University as an exchange student for one or two semesters, you must be enrolled at one of our partner universities, which have signed formal student exchange agreements with us. Please consult the international office of your university to find out if there is such an agreement.
Applicants must have a good academic record, display a suitable level of competence in English or Chinese and be officially nominated by their home universities.
You can choose your major while filling the Application Form. More information can be found at
Please note: all the IMBA courses are arranged during weekends.
If you change your major after arrival, we need proof from the exchange institution (or email from your home university). We do not accept the changing of majors privately.
Currently, over 150 of our courses can be taught in English. At the undergraduate level, four subject areas offer English-taught courses. More choices are available at the postgraduate level.
·Chinese language courses
Incoming exchange students are not restricted to courses only in their major and can select courses in two subject areas（including Chinese Language Courses）. However, courses are taught only once a year, either in the spring semester or in the autumn semester.
Course availability and details are subject to change due to circumstances. Please consult each school for the most current course arrangement after your arrival.
Maximum 30 credits per semester, while the minimum credit limit is up to the regulations of your home university.
It is recommended that students registering for Chinese-taught courses have passed HSK5 or above. Students with lower Chinese competence can choose English-taught courses or Chinese language courses.
A course’s full mark is 100 and most courses are graded in percentage. The conversion between percentage grades and grade points are as follows:
Generally, in Wuhan University one credit consists of 18 class hours, assignments and a final exam. Any academic credit received in Wuhan University may be transferred to your home university in accordance with the regulations of your home university.
Students can request your official final transcript in the Teaching Affairs Office of SIE once you finish all exams. Results are usually ready in about a week after the exam. In the event that results are not available before your departure, you can authorize a third-party to collect your transcript (recommended) or choose to mail the transcript to a home address (postage payment involved).
Step 1. Speak to your home university's exchange coordinator
Contact the coordinator for exchange programs at your home university and find out the steps you need to follow in order to be nominated for exchange to Wuhan University.
Step 2. Submit your application to Wuhan University
Your coordinator should send a recommendation list to the program manager Ms.Liu Xiaojing at Exchange Division（email@example.com）.Please kindly note that late applications will not be considered and no hard copy is required.
Step 3:Finish your online application
Complete online application and upload application documents at http://fses-admin.whu.edu.cn/member/login.do
(1) Application form (generated from online application at http://fses-admin.whu.edu.cn/member/login.do)
(2) Photocopy of applicant’s passport
(3) Academic transcripts
(4) Enrollment certificate（Mainly to prove a student's professional background and level）
(5) Study plan (for master’s degree students)
(6) Language proficiency:
Chinese language courses: no need to prove
English-taught programs: non-English speaking countries need to provide a proof of English proficiency (minimum request for IELTS is 6.5 or equivalent); English speaking countries do not need to provide proof of English language proficiency.
Chinese-taught programs: HSK5 certificate
Fall/Winter term: June 1st
Spring/Summer term: November 30th of the previous year
Step 4. Wait for confirmation
After receiving your completed online application, another unit – the School of International Education(Admission officer:Ms.Feng,Email:firstname.lastname@example.org)will evaluate your documents and decide if you can be admitted.
When you receive the admission package, please start to apply for a Chinese visa and read the Registration Guide for further instructions. We would like to highlight the following information:
The applicants should submit the visa application package to the Chinese Embassy/Consulate General to apply for a visa.
Within 180 days: X2 visa (would NOT be converted into other visas after registering in WHU)
Over 180 days: X1 visa (would be converted into a residence permit after registering in WHU)
Accommodation and Expenses
Twin roon or single room subject to change, 1500-1800RMB per month. We do not provide online or mail booking of dormitories. First come, first served.
Students looking for off-campus accommodation, please inform the School of International Education in advance.
Accommodation over vacations
There is no reservation for on-campus accommodation, as all the rooms are still available during semester breaks.
Tuition fees are to be paid by exchange students to home university only. However, you should cover your own expenses as follows: travel, accommodation, food, books and teaching materials, insurance and other associated costs.
Some students will be exempted from paying other fees or obtain government funding duo to exchange agreements.
Arrival and Departure
Please send e-mail to Ms. Feng:email@example.com at least one week before your arrival.
Please note: airport pick-up service is ONLY available in registration week.
International students can arrive at the campus by bus, metro or taxi.
After the exchange student’s arrival, they will be required to register and pay the accommodation fees in the School of International Education.
Please note: Students must enroll on time. If you cannot arrive on time due to any special reason, please apply for deferred registration (within 7 days) with the signature of your home institution’s coordinator at the admissions office in the School of International Education. We do NOT accept deferred registration beyond 7 days.
Orientation will be held for all new international students within one month after the semester begins. Orientation activities are designed to help newcomers adapt to new campus life, offering useful tips and advice on all aspects of student life (choosing courses, etc.).
All exchange students are required to complete a leaving-school procedure before their departure. The Departure Form is available upon request at the Teaching Affairs Office of SIE.
After arrival, you will be required to register for Comprehensive Insurance & Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China. The cost is 300 RMB per semester, 600 RMB per year:
You can buy the insurance when registering.http://www.lxbx.net/lxbx-eng.html
Coordination and Partnership in general:
Ms. LIU, Xiaojing --- Inbound Students
Student Application and Admission:
Ms. Feng --- Admission Office
Ms. LIU, Yebing --- Student Administration Office
Course Selection and Transcript:
Ms. WU, Yulan --- Teaching Affairs Office
|Master of International Law
|Master of Media and Communications Study
|Master of Software Engineering
|Master of Clinical Medicine
|Master of Geospatial Information Technology (Including Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Geodesy and Surveying Engineering, Cartography and Geographic Information Engineering)
|Master of Ethics
|Master of Hydraulic Engineering
|Master of Electrical Engineering
|Master of Nursing
|Master of E-Commerce
|Doctor of Software Engineering
|Doctor of Solid Mechanics
|Doctor of Engineering Mechanics
|Doctor of Geotechnical Engineering
|Doctor of Structural Engineering
|Doctor of Geospatial Information Technology (Including Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Geodesy and Surveying Engineering, Cartography and Geographic Information Engineering)
|Doctor of Environmental Law
|Doctor of International Law
|Doctor of Chemistry (Including Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering)
|Doctor of Electrical Engineering
|Geo-environmental Informatics（Including Physical Geography, Human Geography, Resources and Environmental Monitoring and Planning, Cartography and Geography Information System）
|Human Resources Management
|International Economy and Trade
|Bachelor of Software Engineering
|Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
|Master of International Business
*Semester 1 is Fall semester from September to January and semester 2 is Spring semester from February to July.
Please refer to adacemic calendar for exact dates.