China Three Gorges University

China Three Gorges University

Province: HubeiYichang                               University Ranking : 1520

About University

China Three Gorges University

China Three Gorges University is  situated in Yichang City, Hubei province, China. It is located at the mouth of the Xiling Gorge, one of the 3 Gorges. The campus inhabited  200 hectares and the total building area consists of 830,000 m2. The libraries made up of 2,000,000 volumes.

China Three Gorges University is renowned for its effect in hydroelectric engineering and electrical engineering. Since 2012, the university has signed up over 23,299 full-time undergraduates, 2,040 postgraduate and 1048 foreign students. Organizing a group of key subjects (key laboratories) at the provincial and state level and doctoral and master programs. CTGU is turning out to be a rising star among thousands of Chinese Universities.

1. History

China Three Gorges University was built on June 29, 2000 which was legalized by the Ministry of Education,  ; adding the previous Wuhan University of Hydraulic and Electric Engineering/Yichang & the earlier Hubei Sanxia College. The background of China Three Gorges University may be dated back to 1946, whereas the bachelor education began from 1978, and also the postgraduate and international student education started in 1996. China Three Gorges University has the qualification to provide the degrees of bachelor, master and doctor, and to enlist international students of CSC scholarship.Also,the Ministry of Water Resources and the People’s Government of Hubei Province signed agreements in 2009, to create China Three Gorges University in the joint effort. Besides, China Three Gorges University was awarded ,“Advanced unit of opening up” by the Hubei Provincial government in 2010; and was awarded “Demonstration base of international student education” in 2014. Now, China Three Gorges University has become a complete university with features of important discipline advantage, hydropower assets and great social reputation.

2. Discipline and programs

China Three Gorges University puts importance on the progress of the key  laboratories and disciplines,upgrade its administrative shape. They have created five subject groups including hydroelectric energy engineering, hazard protection and environment, the Three Gorges culture and tourism information technology and control engineering and life science and biological technology. Now the university tries to develop the education of postgraduates and to improve the level of teaching, scientific analysis, and administration.

China Three Gorges University contains 29 colleges, 70 undergraduate programs which are covering 9 fields including science, engineering, management, law, education , medicine, arts, economics, and fine arts. There are 5 national-level characteristic administration for undergraduates; 10 provincial-level branded disciplines for undergraduates; seven  disciplines selected as the payment of “A plan for Educating and Training Outstanding Engineers” by the Ministry of Education, eight disciplines taught in English. There are two primary-discipline doctoral programs, 20 primary-discipline master’s degree programs and 169 secondary-discipline master’s degree programs. There are 12 professional master’s degree programs in engineering, translation and interpretation (MTI) , business administration (MBA),etc. There are eleven  provincial key primary-discipline programs. 

3.  Academic facilities and Scientific research

CTGU has one national level observational teaching fitness  center, 1 national wild scientific observation analysis station of landslide in the area of three Gorges,Hubei Province,2 national level Engineering practice education centers, 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Education in the Three Gorges pool area,1 ecology and environment engineering technology center of the Ministry of Education in the Three Gorges reservoir area,1 engineering technology analysis  center of the Ministry of Education in geological disaster of the Three Gorges pool area, 2 former key laboratories of State Power Corporation on hydropower station simulation and geotechnical study, 1 collaborative innovation center,5 provincial and ministerial-level key laboratories on disaster prevention and reduction, construction and management of hydraulic project, design and maintenance of mechanical equipment, research and utilization of natural products, etc. 

China Three Gorges University takes benefit of the location and the plan to distribute the hydroelectric it trade , native economic and social development by applying the principle of collaborating production, study and research.In five years, the university has undertaken and completed 1679 analysis items at all kinds of levels, and received a number of science and technology achievements, which get to  the international level and first-class national level, particularly within the construction of the three Gorges Project and therefore the development of the Qing Jiang River.

4. Great achievements

From 2010 to 2014, Three Gorges University has undertaken and completed more than 4500 research items at all kinds of levels. Among those projects, total up to around “973 Plan” projects, 560 are the national key projects, “863 Plan” projects, National Natural Science Fund, the national soft science analysis projects,the national social science fund projects,  the national science and technology major items key scientific research projects. The cumulative project funds reach 9.5 million CNY. Over 110 items of scientific analysis accomplishments won the state and ministerial level and above reward,2 projects won the second prize of national science and technology progress; 29 projects won second prize,9 projects won the first prize, 38 projects won third prize of provincial and ministerial science and Technology Award; 3 projects won the first prize, 5 projects won the second prize, 26 projects won the third prize of the provincial and ministerial level social science award.

China Three Gorges University won 110 items of approved creation copyrights; published translations,monographs,  teaching over 530 departments; published over 9700 academic papers.Over 1000 technical development accomplishments are applied in hydropower project construction,dam monitoring, slope greening,  disaster prevention, engineering management, bio chemical, medical and health,ecological environment protection, tourism planning and other trade field.

In September 2014, the project “Deformation and failure mechanism of reservoir bank slope under complicated conditions and its protection” managed by Professor Li Jianlin of Three Gorges University was approved for the Natural Science Foundation of the key projects funded, the total out lay reached 381 million CNY . This is the provincial colleges and universities in Hubei province for the first time to get sponsor in such project categories.

5. Communication and international cooperation

China Three Gorges University has made collaborative relationships with around sixty universities in almost thirty  foreign countries such as France, the Netherlands,Germany, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom etc .The corporations elaborate to teaching, scientific research, student exchanges.Somewhat, cooperation has really developed scientific analysis and talent cultivation through international coordination.

In recent years, the University has invited three  Nobel prize winners to lecture in China Three Gorges University, and welcomed 70 international commissions of around  1000 person-times per year . Also , China Three Gorges University applies considerable exchanges and communications with other countries and regions, and keeps close relationships with diplomatic surrogates of the USA,Maldives, ROK, India, France, Nepal, and Pakistan, etc. In recent years, the university successfully organized “World Famous Scientists Lecturing in Hubei Province- Wuhan Forum” in May, 2013. The visits of world renowned scholars and government officers remarkably promoted international cooperation and communication and expanded the reputation of China Three Gorges University. Moreover, big events are organised in China Three Gorges University on a regular basis, like “China Explore” competition- sunny sport trip for international students in China, No.5 competition in 2013.

University's Program Types




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

   The Country rank of this University is 191 and the world rank is 1520.

Does Chinese universities provide programs in English?

  YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

Do I need to take an IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying in this University?

No. Students don’t need the IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted in this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometime students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

  The primary documents a student need for applying this University are Notary stamped scan copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.

When my offer letter come after applying this University?

 Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks to come to an offer letter from any Chinese Universities after applying.

Is the university recognized by MOE and WHO?

Yes, it is approved by MOE and WHO.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March & September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. 

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

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All Programs


Bachelor-Program Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Automation 4 years Around October ¥15,000 English
Business Administration (BBA) 4 years Around October ¥10,000 English
Chinese Language 4 years Around October ¥12,000 English
Civil Engineering 4 years Around October ¥15,000 English
Communication and Computer Technology 4 years Around October ¥15,000 Chinese/English
Electrical Engineering 4 years Around October ¥15,000 English
MBBS 6 years Around October ¥24,000 English
Mechanical Engineering Materials 4 years Around October ¥15,000 English
Pharmacy 4 years Around October ¥15,000 Chinese/English
Social Sports and Wushu 4 years Around October ¥10,000 Chinese/


Water Resources Engineering 4 years Around October ¥15,000 English


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Master-Program Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Chinese Language and Literature 3 years September ¥15,000 Chinese
Clinical Medicine 3 years September ¥24,000 Chinese
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 years September ¥18,000 Chinese

Fees Details

Detailed information of  China three gorges university MBBS Fee Structure

1. Tuition Fee: 24,000 RMB

2. Dormitory Fee: 4,800 RMB/Year

3. Residence Permit Fee: 3000 RMB/ Year

4. Medical Check Up Fee: 3000 RMB/ Year

5. Living Cost: 1600-2,050 RMB/Month

After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on the campus, please complete the Housing Application form.

Prepare Your Departure:

Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:

(1) The Admission Letter

(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).

(3) JW201/202 Form

(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report.

Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.

Admission Procedure

Applying for any course at China Three Gorges University is very easy. Following some easy steps, you can easily apply for your desired course. you can complete your application online by following some simple steps. 

Here is the detail information about the required admission documents. International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport Size Photo & Passport (Scan copy)


The first thing you must need to have a passport. This is a very essential document because without a passport you can not go abroad or your dream country where you want to study or live. To have a passport makes you feel secure to live. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make your passport ready from the embassy office in your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport,  then make sure your passport is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it. Here is a sample of a passport.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). Applying for admission, your passport size photo should be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in color. The height of the head has to be between 28mm – 33mm and head width has to be between 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a color photo which is taken in the last 6 months. Use a clear picture of your face. Do not use any filters and take off your eyeglasses for passport size photos, selfies or pictures with someone do not use as a passport size photo. Here is a sample of a Passport Size Photo.

2. Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy)

If you are interested to apply for Bachelor’s Degree you need to provide your school transcripts and certificates. For a Master’s Degree, you have to provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates, And for doctorate degree, you have to provide your both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. 

Note: All the applicant’s transcripts and certificates must be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

3. Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

Police clearance is very important for going to abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense against you like arrest, conviction. This Certificate is also known as a good citizen certificate. See the sample of the Police Clearance Certificate.

4. Foreigners Physical Examination/Checkup/Report

You must have to fill the original copies in English. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete reports or without the signature of the attending physician and the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed picture of yours are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for the next 6 months, after 6 months you have to do it again. All applicants are kindly requested to require this issue into thought as you decide to take the medical checkup. Click here to gather the Foreigner Physical Examination sample.

5. English Proficiency Certificate

IELTS is not necessary for all Chinese universities but if you want CSC scholarship English proficiency certificate is very important. If you have done IELTS already then you are welcome to study in China without any delay.

6. CV/Resume

You must have to prepare your CV or resume to study abroad in your desired country. Academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, physical address, national Id or school Id, nationality, language, contact no,  etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address, and designation), personal achievement, etc are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of a CV/resume.

7. Study Plan or Research Proposal (Ms/Ph.D)

If you want to apply for MS/Ph.D you must need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or English (no less than 800 words). A study plan describes in detail what you are going to do with the scholarship. Explain your main educational goal, and how you want to achieve this. And keep it your mind that it is very important, that helps in an excellent organization as well as creating a sense of liability in your learning process. This document is needed only for Ms or Ph.D applicants, so please make sure that your study plan or research proposal states that information as specific as possible.

8. 2 Recommendation Letters (Ms/Ph.D)

Applicants for all graduate studies need two recommendation letters from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). The professors must have to be your known and obviously, you have completed any course with them. A recommended letter must have to mention about your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the department or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you. Letters must be included with professors’ phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

9. Published Journal or Other Academic Achievements (if applicable)

Journal publication is not mandatory for applying Ph.D. When you planned for Ph.D. in china or other countries, journal publication will play a major role in getting admission into a good University and it might help in reducing the length of your Ph.D.

10. Bank Statement

Bank statement is mandatory to show any foreign country for different purposes of a visitor, a business or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study, students also need to show the bank statement. So, applicants, you have to ensure that your all documents are ready. Sponsorship can be your parents or any other sponsors.

11. Study Gap Certificates

If you are not a current student or after complete your bachelor you left your study then you have to submit a gap certificate. Gap certificate is an affidavit that is used to show a gap in education or further study. Gap certificate provides your statement on the non-judicial stamp paper stating the reason for taking the gap and claim that you did not take admission to any other college, university or courses during the gap year. You can get this stamp paper from any notary, sub-registry office or court and contact with an advocate they will prepare your gap certificate. 

12. Fill The Application Form in Chinese or English

Fills this form in Chinese or English language. It is essential to fill all the information that should be very authentic. Click here to get the Application Form sample.

Please send us all these documents through our E-Mail:

Dear applicants, If you have more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225. 

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Why choose us?

With the acceptance of two the Ministry of Education, CTGU used to be situated in June 29, 2000, invented of the previous Wuhan University of Hydraulic , Electric Engineering/Yichang and the former Hubei Sanxia College. The heritage of CTGU can be dated again to 1946, whilst the bachelor training began from 1978. The postgraduate and global pupil schooling commenced in 1996. CTGU has the ability to veterinary,in the ranges of bachelor, grasp & health practitioner .To enlist worldwide students of CSC scholarship and membership of UNAI.Besides the Ministry of Water Resources two , the People’s Government of Hubei Province and signed agreements in 2009 to build CTGU in a joint effort. Besides,CTGU was once authorized with “Advanced unit of opening up”,by Hubei Provincial authorities in 2010. It used to be awarded , “Demonstration base of worldwide student education”in 2014. By now, China Three Gorges University has turn out to be an inclusive two university with elements of vital self-discipline benefit, hydropower assets and exquisite social reputation.

CTGU made up of 30 colleges, seventy two undergraduate applications covering 9 fields inclusive of science, engineering, medicine, management, law, arts, economics, training and great arts. There are five national-level feature rules for undergraduates; 10 provincial-level branded disciplines for undergraduates; 7 disciplines chosen as the instalment of “A set up for Educating and Training Outstanding Engineers” by using the Ministry of Education, ten disciplines taught in English; and 2 Chinese-foreign coordinated schooling programs; 22 fundamental self-discipline packages for graduate students, two 184 secondary self-discipline packages for graduate students, 2 basic discipline doctoral programs,seventeen expert software for graduate students (Engineering, MBA, MTI etc.) and eleven two country key rules. CTGU has a massive variety of registered students,containing over 22,730 full-time undergraduate students,131 postgraduate students ,1288 global students. two

CTGU has a pair of countrywide degree testing teaching validation core with two country wide level Engineering practice education centers; Hubei Province, 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Education in the Three Gorges reservoir area,one national wild scientific remark evaluation station of landslide internal the 3 Gorges space, two 1 ecology and surroundings engineering science middle of the Ministry of Education in the two Three Gorges reservoir area, 1 engineering technology lookup center of the Ministry of Education in geological disaster of the Three Gorges reservoir area, 1 cooperative rebellion two core with the collaborative effort from Hubei Provincial authorities in geologic catastrophe,eco-environment of the Three Gorges pool area, 5 provincial and ministerial-level key laboratories on disaster difficulty and reduction, building and or administration of hydraulic project, diagram and protection of mechanical material; lookup two and usage of herbal product, etc., two former key laboratories of State Power Corporation on hydropower station replica and geotechnical study, eighteen instructing experiment(training) centers, collectively with 169 simple laboratories, eight provincial-level instructing scan demonstration centers, and over 160 realistic training centers and coordinated bases between schooling and production.

CTGU carried the precept of advertising growth thru agreement ,arranges multi-level, broad range international collaboration and communication,requires the progress course of internationalization,learning forwarded academic theory and ride of different countries.It also aim two in true nice education resources, two promote the improvement of education refine, controls the training of talents with global education history,advance the global status, influences the competitiveness of the university. In the year 2011, CTGU became one of the 52 licensed universities to volunteer MBBS(English-teaching) college students .It used to be authorized by the Ministry of Education to rearrange Sino-foreign cooperative education program for undergraduates of Electronic Engineering and Automation.CTGU performed qualification to enlist college students from Hong Kong,in 2013; and used to be sanctioned by using the Ministry of Education to organize Sino-foreign collaborative schooling application for undergraduates of Tourism Management.

The college efficaciously held “World Famous Scientists Lecturing in Hubei Province—Wuhan Forum”in May, 2013. The visits of world famend students and authorities officers substantially promoted the international cooperation and communication and difficult the recognition of CTGU.Furthermore , big events are prepared in CTGU on a day by day basis, like“China Explore” competition—sunny recreation day trip for global students in China, No.5 competition in 2013; and peach blossom carnival, Happy Friday (T.G.I.F) english salon, etc. All the occasions above have appreciably promoted and make bigger the internationalization environment in the campus.

Now , CTGU is preserving the countrywide academic set up,forcing the construction and growth of connection and strongly applying the 4 standards of “characteristic development,innovative reform, opening education ,and leading brand”, leaving two no effort to recognise the academic aim as ,“Building a high-level and inclusive university with normal hydropower features”.

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