Thinking about an exchange?

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.

What can I study?

Major Selection

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.

Course Selection

·Courses in English: undergraduate level,postgraudate level

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. 

·Courses in Chinese:undergraduate level, postgraudate 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.

Course Load

Maximum 30 credits per semester, while the minimum credit limit is up to the regulations of your home university.

Language Proficiency

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.

Grading System

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:

GradeGrade Point
Below 600

Credit Transfer

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).  

How can I apply for an exchange?

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(exchange@whu.edu.cn).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

Application materials

(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:

Please note:

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

Application Deadlines

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:enrollment@whu.edu.cn)will evaluate your documents and decide if you can be admitted.

Other Information

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:

Visa Requirements

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

On-Campus Accommodation

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.

Off-Campus Accommodation

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

Airport Pick-up

Please send e-mail to Ms. Feng:enrollment@whu.edu.cn 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

Tel: +86-27-68770701

Fax: +86-27-87874669

E-mail: exchange@whu.edu.cn

Student Application and Admission:

Ms. Feng --- Admission Office

Tel: +86-27-68753912

Fax: +86-27-87863154

E-mail: enrollment@whu.edu.cn

Student Services:

Ms. LIU, Yebing --- Student Administration Office

Tel: +86-27-68752590

Fax: +86-27-87863154

E-mail: tianyi_1117@163.com

Course Selection and Transcript:

Ms. WU, Yulan --- Teaching Affairs Office

Tel: +86-27-68752041

E-mail: wuyulan@whu.edu.cn

Course information
开课院系 序号 课程名称(中文) 课程名称(英文) 课程代码 开课学期 学时/学分 开课对象
0 国际法学 Master of International Law
0 新闻与传播 Master of Media and Communications Study
0 软件工程 Master of Software Engineering
0 临床医学 Master of Clinical Medicine
0 地球空间信息技术(包括摄影测量与遥感、地图制图学与地理信息工程、大地测量学与测量工程) Master of Geospatial Information Technology (Including Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Geodesy and Surveying Engineering, Cartography and Geographic Information Engineering)
0 伦理学 Master of Ethics
0 水利工程 Master of Hydraulic Engineering
0 电气工程 Master of Electrical Engineering
0 护理学 Master of Nursing
0 电子商务 Master of E-Commerce
0 软件工程 Doctor of Software Engineering
0 固体力学 Doctor of Solid Mechanics
0 工程力学 Doctor of Engineering Mechanics
0 岩土工程 Doctor of Geotechnical Engineering
0 结构工程 Doctor of Structural Engineering
0 地理空间信息技术(包括摄影测量与遥感、地图制图学与地理信息工程、大地测量学与测量工程) Doctor of Geospatial Information Technology (Including Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Geodesy and Surveying Engineering, Cartography and Geographic Information Engineering)
0 环境法(环境与资源保护法) Doctor of Environmental Law
0 工商管理 Business Administration
0 国际法学 Doctor of International Law
0 化学(包括化学、材料科学与工程) Doctor of Chemistry (Including Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering)
0 电气工程 Doctor of Electrical Engineering
0 地球环境空间信息学(包含自然地理、人文地理、资源环境监测与规划、地图学与地理信息系统) Geo-environmental Informatics(Including Physical Geography, Human Geography, Resources and Environmental Monitoring and Planning, Cartography and Geography Information System)
0 物流管理 Logistics Management
0 人力资源管理 Human Resources Management
0 市场营销 Marketing
0 会计学 Accounting
0 财务管理 Financial Management
0 金融学 Finance
0 财政学 Public Finance
0 保险学 Insurance
0 国际经济与贸易 International Economy and Trade
0 软件工程 Bachelor of Software Engineering
0 医学士、外科学士项目 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
0 国际商务 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.


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传真 :0086-27-8786 3154
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