China: Tsinghua University
Tsinghua University is one of the oldest traditional technical universities in China located in Beijing. Its ranking in China varies between 1st and 2nd, and is among top 50 in the world. The university has 16 schools and 56 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art. The university has now over 25,900 students, including 13,100 undergraduates and 12,800 graduate students. As one of China's most renowned universities, Tsinghua has become an important institution for fostering talent and scientific research.
University in brief
Language of instruction: Chinese Mandarin, English.
Academic calendar: September - January, February - June
Credit system: Both for undergraduates and graduates, they can take courses worth maximum 20 credits per semester. 1 credit equals 16 academic hours at Tsinghua.
Note: Insurance required during entire period of study. Do NOT accept student with Chinese citizenship.
Number of spots: 8 spots per semester
Grade requirements: Minimum 4,5 grade point average and a minimum of B in courses in Mathematics. For students taking courses instructed in Chinese mandarin, they shall pass HSK Band Six (old) or Five (new) as the minimum entry requirement. For students taking courses instructed in English, they need to be fluent in English.