Application Guide Without Service Fee Guide you how to apply for studying in Shanghai University & Study in shu

Intensive Chinese Program for International Students Shanghai University

Program Information
Spring Semester

2019 Autumn Semester

Non-Chinese citizens in good health; between 16 and 45 years’ old, and have a valid foreign passport.
Applicants in China should have a valid visa.


*Application fee is non-refundable.

Curriculum (For reference only)

Timetable Sample

Class size

The minimum size of each class is 15 and the average is about 20.

Completion certificate

Completion certificate will be awarded to students who passed the final exam.

How to apply

1 Make an online application

Start your online application at the website.

2 Upload application documents

Prepare at least the necessary documents you may need when applying, e.g.
Application Form, passport, photos, etc.

3 Payments

  • Pay online (recommended)
  • Pay by cash

4 Admissions

CIE will review applicants’ qualifications with the completed materials and payment of application fee, and then send the admission files within 15 working days.

Before arrival

Booking Accommodation
You need to book the on-campus living online. CIE here reminds you to book it in advance.
Please apply for on-campus living online.

Taking Physical Examination

Normally, health certificate is ONLY required for X1 visa applicants with study period of more than 180 days. If the health certificate is not compulsory during your X1 visa application, you can also take the physical examination in China.

Applying for Visa

You are advised to apply for X2 visa with the admission notice from the local Chinese Embassy or specified visa application service center if you stay in China no more than 180 days. But if more than 180 days, you are advised to apply for X1 visa. Other visas cannot be changed to student visas.

Booking Air ticket

CIE advises you to book the air-ticket after you get the visa.

Airport Pickup service

CIE can now provide airport pickup service. If you need it, feel free to contact us with the following information:


  • Arrival at the location within the registration period indicated on your admission notice is strongly advised because you will get the most supports and resources that will facilitate your registration and acclimation. Earlier or later arrival can be acceptable if only you’ve got permitted to do so by the university.
  • Main points: pre-register on computer; get a Chinese name; check the required documents; make the student ID card; payment; learn how to extend or renew your visa; take Chinese placement test.

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