General visiting students
I. Major
General visiting students can join in the majors of undergraduate or Master’s programs
The schooling system for visiting students ranges from 1 semester to 2 years. A non-degree certificate of advanced study will be awarded if the visiting student successfully finishes his/her study at Tongji University. Official transcripts are also available upon request.
See webpage for the introduction to the schools of Tongji University.

See webpage for the detailed introduction to undergraduate majors.


II. Qualifications
Non-Chinese citizen in good health.
General Visiting Students: At least one year study at college or higher, pursuing an original or related major study of a certain subject.;

Note: Since 2010,those, immigrated to other countries from the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan and applying to study in Tongji University as international students, should satisfy 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 live 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.).


III. Application Periods
Autumn Semester: 25th Feb- 31st May (for autumn semester)

Spring Semester: 1st Dec-24th Dec(for spring semester of next year)
IV. Application Materials
1. Application Form for International Students of Tongji University with the applicant’s signature.
2. A photocopy of passport (pages with photo).
3. Schooling certificate or notarized photocopy of degree certificate. If the certificate is not in Chinese or English, the notarized translated copies must be submitted.
4. Original or notarized academic transcripts. If the academic transcripts are not in Chinese or English, the notarized translated copies must be submitted.
* The photocopy of the certificate or academic records should be authenticated by local Chinese Consulates or local Chinese Embassy (or foreign embassies or consulates in China).
5. A definite purpose and plan for advanced study
6. Recommendation letters from two scholars of associate professorship or higher for applicants of Senior Visiting Students Program, in Chinese or English (signature and contact information are necessary, sealed in envelop).
7. Original certificate of New HSK Band 4 (Total Score: over 180) and its copy for the programs of Science and engineering.
Original certificate of New HSK Band 4 (Total Score: over 200) and its copy for the programs of Architecture, Management & Economics and Medicine.
Original certificate of New HSK Band 5 (Total Score: over 180) and its copy for the program of Liberal Arts.

* In addition to the above application materials, the university may require applicant to provide supplementary materials, depending on the circumstances.


V. Application Procedure
1. Complete the Online Application procedure at the website and print the application form.
2. Pay the application fee by bank transfer and submit the photocopy of transfer voucher with other documents or pay it directly when submitting the documents at international student office.
3. The applicants can submitted the documents in person (or entrust others to submit) or send the documents by post (see address in itemVIII). Application documents should be received by the deadline, or it will be considered as a waiver of application.

*The enrollment and admission mode of Tongji University is based on the assessment of the application materials and interview performance (depending on the circumstances), and no entrance examinations.


VI. Expenses
Application fee: 410RMB
Tuition: 1230RMB/credit (General); 2050RMB/ credit (Senior ) ; (at least pay 8 credit fee/semester)
Insurance fee: 600RMB/Year
*Application fee should be paid when applying;
*All documents and application fee are non- refundable;
* Tuition fee and Insurance fee should be paid when making registration.
Bank Account Information:
Beneficiary Bank:Bank of China,Shanghai Branch
No. 23 Zhongshan Road (E.1) Shanghai, 200002, P.R.China
Swift number: BKCHCNBJ300
Beneficiary: Tongji University

Beneficiary Bank Account:433859245525


VII. Admission and Registration
1. Please follow your application process in the Apply Online System. Once you were admitted by Tongji, the admission status will change. The admission notice and visa documents (JW202 Form) will be sent off after two weeks of admission.

2. The admitted applicants should bring their Passport, Admission Notice, and Visa Application Form (JW202) to the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China, and apply for a student visa. Students shall come to Tongji University for admission registration before the deadline indicated on the Admission Notice.

VIII. Contacts
Address: International Student Office Rm.705 Zonghe Building No.1239 Siping Road, Shanghai P.R. China Zip code: 200092
For exchange programs: TEL:0086-21-65983611
For scholarship programs: TEL: 0086-21-65988388 E-mail:
For self-supporting programs: TEL: 0086-21-65983611 E-mail:
FAX: 0086-21-65987933 Website: