2021CIT PROSPECTUS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Founded in 1978, Changzhou Institute of Technology (herein referred to as CIT) is a regular full-time undergraduate degree awarding institution approved by the Ministry of Education in China with a more than 100-year history of offering Teacher Training Education. CIT is located in the “Dragon City” Changzhou, which is in the south part of Jiangsu Province with a history of over 3,200 years. It is now a modern, emergent industrial city with a well-developed economy. It is located in the center of the Yangtze River Delta between Shanghai and Nanjing. It is also the neighbor city of Suzhou and Wuxi. The city’s advantages include convenient transportation facilities such as airports, high-speed trains, and expressways.
CIT has four campuses, namely, Liaohe Road Campus, Wushan Road Campus, Huiguanbang Road Campus (School of Continuing Education), and Science and Technology Industrial Park. The total area is about 87 hectares. There are about 1,200 staff members and over 15,000 full-time students. CIT is a multidisciplinary university with 18 Schools/Teaching Sections, offering 46 undergraduate programs with majors in fields of Engineering, Science, Management, Economics, Literature, Education and Arts.CIT has a modern library, excellent sports facilities, a training building for the integration of production and education, a cultural and art activity center, an international academic exchange center, as well as advanced teaching equipment and laboratories.
Constantly strengthening its international exchange and cooperation, CIT has established friendly cooperative relationships with more than 50 universities and institutions, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Canada, etc. Besides, CIT has enrolled international students from 57 countries. Meanwhile, CIT employs over 30 long-term and short-term foreign teachers to teach language and professional courses every year. They also give teaching demonstration lessons, hold activities such as teaching seminars and academic exchanges.
Since 1994, CIT has enrolled international students. CIT is a Target School for Overseas Study in Jiangsu Province, “Jiangsu Advanced Team in Foreign Students’ Education”, Changzhou Learning Center of the Chinese Language & Culture for Foreigners, and Changzhou Chinese Culture Training Center for Foreigners. It is also a Hanban HSK test center. CIT boasts “Learning Center of Chinese Language” with advanced teaching staff.
二、Programs for Foreign Students
1.Undergraduate Degree Programs (taught in Chinese)
It’s a four-year or five-year program. Credit management system and flexible period of schooling are adopted to allow students to finish studies ahead of schedule, postpone or finish studies in stages based on the standard study length stipulated in Talent Cultivation Plan. The study duration can be no longer than six years. Students will be conferred graduation certificate upon obtaining the required total credits, prescribed credits and meeting the graduation requirements. Those who meet the requirements for the degree will be conferred bachelor’s degree certificate.
Students who reach International Chinese Proficiency Standard level 4 can start major study. Those who have not acquired basic Chinese or do not meet the requirements for major study need to strengthen their Chinese learning after enrollment.
2.Upgrade from Vocational College to University Program (taught in Chinese)
CIT jointly carries out “3+2” Upgrade from Vocational College to University Program with higher vocational colleges, that is, students who have successfully completed 3-year vocational college courses can transfer to CIT for 2 years’ full-time bachelor education. The study duration can be no longer than four years. Students with all the courses successfully completed within the regulated period will be conferred a diploma and students meeting CIT’s degree awarding requirements will get the bachelor’s degree.
Please refer to https://fao.czu.cn/2021/0225/c4717a95640/page.htm for admission details.
3.Preparatory Undergraduate Program
The Preparatory Undergraduate Program recruits students who want to study in CIT’s undergraduate programs without Chinese language foundation or fail to meet the language requirements for major study. The school duration is one year, offering courses such as Comprehensive Chinese, Spoken Chinese, Chinese Listening, Chinese Reading & Writing, and HSK Test Intensive Training etc.
4.Long-term Program for Chinese Language Study
The program aims at training students’ Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing competence as well as improving their cross-cultural communication competences with the course learning period being one to four semesters. Students will be divided into different classes according to their Chinese levels. Courses mainly include Comprehensive Chinese, Spoken Chinese, Chinese Listening, HSK Exam Intensive Training, Chinese Culture, etc. Students attending all the courses and passing all the exams will get Study Certificate upon successful completion of all the courses.
1. Applicants for Undergraduate Degree Program, Upgrade from Vocational College to University Program, Preparatory Undergraduate Program should be above 18 years old with good physical and mental health, who comply with Chinese Laws and regulations, and respect Chinese ethics and customs. Meanwhile, applicants should be foreign citizens with valid passports and obtained senior high school graduates or equivalent education level. For those who were originally Chinese citizens and has acquired foreign nationality, the relevant regulations of the Ministry of Education will be implemented.
Applicants for Long-term program for Chinese Language Study should be above 18 and below 60 in principle with good physical and mental health, who comply with Chinese Laws and regulations, and respect Chinese ethics and customs.
Those under the age of 18 should submit Guarantee Letter (See the attachment). Applicants for majors in economics or sciences should have certain mathematical basis.
Available undergraduate majors are listed as follows. International students will join Chinese students for relevant major study.
School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering/ Flight College
Mechanical Design, Manufacture & Automation
Material Shaping & Control Technology
Mechanical Electronics Engineering
Flight Vehicle Manufacture Engineering (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering)
Transportation (Civil Aviation Transportation Management)
School of Automotive Engineering
School of Electrical and Information Engineering
Electric Engineering & Automation
Electronic Information Engineering
School of Photoelectric Engineering
Measurement & Control Technology & Instrument
Photoelectric Information Science & Technology
New Energy Science & Engineering
S School of Computer Information Engineering
Computer Science & Technology
Internet of Things Engineering
School of Civil and Architectural Engineering
Urban Underground Space Engineering
School of Sciences
Mathematics & Applied Mathematics
Data Science and Big Data Technology
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Chemical Engineering &Technology
School of Economics and Management
International Economics & Trade
School of Foreign Languages
School of Arts and Design
Digital Media Arts
Visual Communication Design
Primary School Education
School of Humanities
Chinese Language & Literature
Edit of Broadcast and TV Program
五、 Application Method and Time
Applicants visit CIT online application system for International students, fill in relevant information and submit application materials online before July 15, 2021.
Online application website:
1.Scanned copies of passport (pages with personal information; Passport must be valid for more than one year.)
2.Scanned copies of all visas and residence permits related to China (Concealing Study experience in China is not allowed. If you have never been to China, passport page can be used instead.)
3. Recently taken bareheaded photo with white background (Electronic)
4. Certificate of highest diploma and transcripts (submit translated versions in Chinese or English and get them notarized if the diploma and transcripts are written in other languages)
5. Certificate of No Criminal Record (submit translated versions in Chinese or English and get them notarized if certificates are written in other languages)
6. Certificates of Chinese language Level or Advanced Study (if any)
7. Applicants under the age of 18 should fill in “Letter of Guarantee for Students under 18 to Study in China” (download from CIT’s website) and provide guarantor’s personal information. Please visit the website below to download the form: https://fao.czu.cn/bgxz/list.htm
七、 Study Cost
1.Tuition Fee (Currency: RMB)
Tuition fee(YUAN/per academic year)
Foreign students can apply for President Scholarship for Foreign Students in CIT to get partial tuition fee exemption upon CIT’s approval. After the exemption, the tuition fee for all majors is 9,000/academic year.
Upgrade from Vocational College to University Program
Foreign students can apply for President Scholarship for Foreign Students in CIT to get partial tuition fee exemption upon CIT’s approval. After the exemption, the tuition fee for all majors is 6,000/academic year.
2.Accommodation Fee (Currency: RMB)
Long-term students: 4000 YUAN / per student / academic year (double room with air-conditioner, hot water, Wi-Fi, individual bathroom, public kitchen, and laundry room)
3. Other fees (Currency: RMB)
（1）Application and registration fee: 500 YUAN
（2）Dormitory deposit: 500 YUAN (be refunded upon leaving CIT)
（3）Medical insurance: 800 YUAN/year
（4）Daily living stuff: about 450 YUAN (optional, include pillows, pillowslip, bed-sheet, quilt, quilt-cover, mattress etc.)
（5）Book fees: paid according to the actual cost, about 500 YUAN /academic year
1.Jiangsu Government Scholarship
Jiangsu Government Scholarship is aimed at giving financial assistance and awards to excellent students from other countries. The evaluation of scholarship is in October and November every year. Students who are awarded “Jiangsu Government Scholarship” can’t apply for other kinds of scholarship
2.Scholarship for Excellent Foreign Students in CIT
Scholarship for Excellent Foreign Students is awarded to foreign undergraduate degree students who have studied in CIT for more than one year and achieved excellent academic records. The evaluation of scholarship is in October and November every year. The amount of the scholarship is 9,000RMB with the number of winners no more than 20% of the yearly registered foreign students who pay full tuition. Students who are awarded “Excellent Foreign Students Scholarship” can’t apply for other kinds of individual scholarship.
3. Individual Scholarship for Foreign Students in CIT
（1）Scholarship for Academically Outstanding Foreign Students in CIT
Scholarship for Academically Outstanding Foreign Students is awarded to foreign undergraduate degree students who have studied in CIT for more than one year and achieved excellent academic records. The evaluation of scholarship is in October and November every year. The scholarship is accessible to the yearly registered foreign students who pay full tuition, which is divided into three levels: 5% of students will get the first-class prize of 6,000RMB; 10% of students will get the second-class prize of 3,000RMB; 20% of students will get the third-class prize of 1,000RMB.
（2）Scholarship for Comprehensive Qualities Points of Foreign Students in CIT
Scholarship for Comprehensive Qualities Points of Foreign Students in CIT is awarded to foreign undergraduate degree students who actively take part in different sorts of scientific, sports, art or social activities and full play their talent to promote culture exchange. The evaluation of scholarship is in October and November every year. No more than 30% of the yearly registered foreign students who pay full tuition will get the scholarship of 500 RMB.
HSK Scholarship for Foreign Students in CIT is aimed at encouraging students who complete the first year Chinese language study, achieve excellent marks in HSK and will continue their undergraduate degree study in CIT. Students will get the scholarship of 2000RMB (pass HSK5 or above) and the scholarship of 1000RMB (pass HSK4). HSK 4 and HSK 5 scholarship cannot be won at the same time.
1.Chinese currency (RMB) account (RMB remittance only)
Account Name: 常州工学院
Bank Account No.: 32001628836059654321
Beneficiary Bank: Zhonglou Branch, Changzhou, China Construction Bank
Bank Code: 105304000465
2.Foreign Currency Account (US dollar remittance only）
Account Name: Changzhou Institute of Technology
Beneficiary Bank: China Construction Bank, Jiangsu Changzhou Branch
Bank Address: No.139, Middle Huaide Road, Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, P. R. China
Bank Account No. : 32050162883600000181
SWIFT Code: PCBCCNBJJSC
Note: If you pay by remittance, please make sure to write down passport number and personal name.
十、Visa Application and Registration
Enrolled students shall submit passport, admission notice, visa application for studying in China (JW202 Form), and other necessary documents to local Chinese Embassy or Consulate to apply a student visa (X1) to China. With the above-mentioned materials, applicants shall complete the registration procedure at CIT within the time specified on the admission notice. Those registered but failed in admission qualification review will be canceled of registration.
Due to the pandemic, the detailed registration time and method will be notified via email and official notices.
International Student Affairs Office, School of International Cooperation, Changzhou Institute of Technology
Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, P.R. China, 213032
Tel: +86-519-88510196 (office); 13685248140 (Russian, Mrs. Xing), 13306117072(English, Mrs. Zhu), 13961427365(English, Mr. Jin)
[NOTE]: This flyer is available in Chinese, English. If inconsistency occurs, the Chinese version shall prevail.
开户名: Changzhou Institute of Technology
开户行: China Construction Bank, Jiangsu Changzhou Branch
开户行地址: No.139, Middle Huaide Road, Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, P. R. China
账号. : 32050162883600000181
SWIFT 码: PCBCCNBJJSC
地址： 中国江苏省常州市新北区辽河路666号 常州工学院行政管理中心420室、421室，邮编：213032