Call for 2018 Doctoral Programs for International Students,University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen Campus

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Call for 2018 Doctoral Programs for International Students

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen Campus


1. Introduction

UCAS (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences) focuses on graduate education, whose predecessor was the first graduate school in China. University of Chinese Academy of Sciences-Shenzhen Campus (UCAS-Shenzhen) is developing on the basis of Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), CAS, and focuses on postgraduates (including international students), together with elite-undergraduate students.

UCAS-Shenzhen devotes to cultivating international and compound academic leaders and innovative talents with bilingual teaching environment, advanced research/innovation courses, outstanding mentors, and international visiting program.

In this program, the number of students is about 100-150 in total. Doctoral programs commonly last for 3 years. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment. 


2. Majors

Computer Science and Technology, Control Science and Technology, Biology.


3 Application Schedule

Registration Date: Dec 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018           Admission Date: September 2018


4. Entry Requirements  

Applicants should: normally have obtained a master's degree from a recognized institution, and satisfy SIAT's requirements on physical fitness for pursuing the postgraduate program.

Knowledge of the Chinese language is not required. Applications with TOEFL or IELTS records (within two years from the examination date) or other relevant English certificates are preferred.


5. Expenses and Scholarship

(1) Expenses

1. Application Fee: RMB 40,000/year (waived)

2. Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance premium: RMB 800/year (waived)

3. Accommodation: 400 RMB/month, bed for double rooms in student dormitories. (Waived)

4. Outpatient service fee is paid according to the insurance scheme of insurance company. Board expenses, travel expenses and other costs of experiments, meetings and trainings beyond the program curriculum are at the student’s own expense.

(2) Scholarship

1. Chinese Government Scholarship (3500rmb/month)( by: Mar. 31, 2018

2. CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Program (7000-8000rmb/month)( by: Mar. 31, 2018

3. UCAS Scholarship for International Students (2500rmb/month)( by: Mar. 31, 2018

4. UCAS-Shenzhen Scholarship for International Students (3000-8000rmb/month):It provides tuition fee waiver, health insurance, living allowance and on-campus accommodation.( by: May 31, 2018


6. Admission Process

Find an Eligible Host Supervisor--Get a Host Supervisor’s Acceptance—Apply for scholarship and submit files online--Mail the files to supervisor--Supervisor reviews admission documents--UCAS-Shenzhen makes the final reviews and prepare admission--UCAS Makes the Final Review and Prepares Admission Documents

7. Contact

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Address: 1068 Xueyuan Avenue, Shenzhen University Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China         Tel: +86 755 86392576         Website: