Welcome to College of Public Administration at Huazhong University of Science and Technology !
Ⅰ Brief Introduction
Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a key university directly under the Ministry of Education of the P. R. China. The university, which is one of the largest in China, is distinctive among institutions of higher education. It covers a set of disciplines: philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, agriculture, science, engineering, medicine and management. The University offers a variety of programs, including 78 undergraduate programs, 248 Master programs, 173 doctoral programs and 31 post-doctoral research centers. The University has group of distinguished research faculty and first-class teaching staffs. The number of current enrolled students is over 60, 000, of which more than 35,000 are undergraduate students, 20, 000 are graduate students, and 800 are international students. By far the University has established good collaborative relationships with more than 50 renowned universities and corporations all over the world.
The College of Public Administration was established formally in January of 2001. Its strategic vision is to be “the cradle of leaders and the thinking database of government”. The College offers complete degree and certificate programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in public administration areas. The academic programs in public administration, public utilities management, land resource management, E-government and public security prediction and emergency management are identified for prospective students. The College has three departments, that is, public administration department, urban management department and land resource management department. Moreover, the College has 49 teachers, of whom 14 are professors and 18 are associate professors.
Ⅱ Education for International Students
The College has been accepting international students studying in China since 2004. It has cultivated more than 70 international students from Korea, Pakistan, India, South Africa, and other countries and regions. Most of them have obtained master’s degree conferred by Huazhong University of Science and Technology or currently are degree-seeking students.
All academic programs in the College are open to international students studying for graduate degrees. The College provides the highest quality graduate education for them. Moreover, the University has established the International Student Office for the administration of international students. The University offers two types of “President Scholarship” to outstanding international students: (1) full scholarship (including tuition waiver and living stipend); (2) partial scholarship (including tuition waiver). International students in the College can apply for these scholarships.
Ⅲ Programs for Master's and Doctoral Degrees
The College provides graduate degree and certificate programs at both the master's and doctoral levels for international students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Korea, and other countries and regions. The master program in public administration is offered. The doctoral programs in public administration, land resource management, E-government and public security prediction and emergency management are also included.
ⅣFacilities on campus
1.There are post office and banks offering convenient services such as mailing, RMB exchanging, ATM service.
2.Several supermarkets and 8 standardized students’ canteen for convenient shopping, and economical dining.
3.Football court, ground track field, gymnasium, stadium for ball games, natatorium, students’ center, students’ service center, piano room and dancing hall;
4.Cafe, libraries and bookstores near the International Students Apartment;
5.There is a big market on the campus where fresh vegetables, fruits, meat and eggs are available everyday with great variety, favorable price and high quality. Students can cook by themselves, which is quite economical.
6.The affiliated hospitals of the University, Tongji and Union hospitals are renowned first-rate hospitals in China. On the campus there is a hospital for the staff where medical and health care are offered.
ⅤFees for International Students (RMB)
1.Registration fee: 500RMB
lAll the undergraduate applicants will be supplied 1-year free Chinese Language Courses to make strong Chinese foundation for their major study from the second year.
l8000 RMB/year added if the programs are taught in English
27300 RMB/ year
38200 RMB/ year
29000 RMB/ year
22300 RMB/ year
General Chinese language students
Long-term students (6 months or above)
Short-term students (a class will not be opened until there are 10 students or above)
Notes: The prices listed above are the favorite prices for long-term students living more than 3 months. Water and electricity are excluded.
Public facilities: kitchen, laundry, gym (with color-TV), dance hall, canteen. Security patrolling around the clock
About 300-500 RMB dining in students’ canteen.
5.Complementary Insurance (for major students):
6.For fresh students, the University will arrange free pick-up service at the local airport or railway station
Hospitalization Medical Insurance (with the highest claim for 400,000RMB)
Contingency Insurance (with the highest claim for 100,000RMB)
Ⅵ Information for Prospective Students
Applicants for Master’s degree must have obtained Bachelor’s degree;
Applicants for Doctoral degree must have obtained Master’s degree.
2.Date of enrollment:
One who wishes to enroll in the fall semester should submit his/her application before June 30, and one who wishes to enroll in the spring semester should submit his/her application before December 30. (Extension is permitted in special cases).
3.Necessary Documents for Application
a)Complete and submit the Application Form for international students wishing to study in China (Applicants can download it from the University’s website);
b)A copy of passport with photo.
c)A notarized copy of the highest diploma and transcripts necessary for the degree students.
a)Apply for X visa in the Chinese embassy in the applicant’s home country with Form JW202 and Admission Notification.
b)Take the required physical examination in the applicant’s home country and bring original document of the Physical Examination Record for Foreigners to Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
c)Notify the International Students Office of the University after booking the plane tickets.
d)The University arranges pick-up service in the airport.
5.Academic and degree certificates
a)A degree seeking student who has completed all the courses according to schedule and the total credit hours will be awarded a diploma as well as a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree certificate in accordance with the Academic Degree Regulations of the People’s Republic of China.
b)A non-degree seeking student will be issued a certificate of completion of studies upon all the relevant requirements have been met.