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Chongqing Technology and Business University

Province: ChongqingNan’an District                            University Ranking: 7187

About University

About Chongqing Technology and Business University (关于CTBU)

Chongqing Technology and Business University, a multidisciplinary university, provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. programs in economics, management, arts, law, engineering, and science disciplines. The university was established in 1978. Since its establishment, it has created a network of 140,000 alumni (重庆工商大学校友) which gives students a strong network to grow. It is located in China’s largest municipality, Chongqing province.

CTBU Campus (CTBU校园)

Chongqing Technology and Business University campus has a total area of 450 acres next to Yangtze River and Nanshan Mountain which add a charming atmosphere to it. This amazing campus facilitates its students with smooth transportation and telecommunication. It has three campuses: Nan’an campus on the lap of Lanhua Lake, Jiangbei campus, and Chayuan campus with a total land area of 2,390.8 acres.

Departments of CTBU (CTBU的部门)

Chongqing Technology and Business University courses (重庆工商大学课程) include a Ph.D. program in Applied Economics, 8 master’s programs in Business Management, Accounting, Environmental Engineering, Regional Economics, Statistics, Industrial Economics, Ideological and Political Education, and Media Studies. The university also offers 71 bachelor’s degrees in a wide range of disciplines. The university has 22 schools that run the courses and ensure quality education. Besides, CTBU has two Sino-foreign joint ventures: International Business School, International Modern Design and Arts Academy. There are also two financially independent schools namely Pass School, Rongzhi School. The university is currently offering three ministerial-level key branches of learning and 15 key courses. Chongqing Technology and Business University admission deadline for September intake is 30th June (it may vary) for international students.

CTBU Scholarship

Chongqing Technology and Business University offers scholarships (重庆工商大学奖学金) to both domestic and international students. Each year, the university awards 160 students with scholarships which are available for Bachelor’s, Maters’s, and Doctoral degrees. Scholarships are available for language courses as well. You can apply for a scholarship at CTBU right now; it doesn’t matter whether you are a domestic or international student.

Strong Faculty

Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU) has a strong faculty, 重庆工商大学(CTBU)师资, with over 2100 professors, teachers, and support staff. There are 600 associate professors and professors in the university. Among them, 23 are the recipients of the Special State Council Allowance. Every year, the university teaches more than 30,000 proud students. Chongqing Technology and Business University is currently ranking 511th (重庆工商大学排名是511) among all the universities in China.

Research Labs (重庆工商大学研究实验室)

At the university, 11 international standard research institutes have been set up. “Engineering Research Center for Waste Oil Recovery Technology and Equipment”, “Chongqing Lab of E-Business & Supply Chain System”, “Research Center of the Economy of the Upper Reaches of the Yangtze River” are a few of them. The university has completed more than 4,000 research projects in different fields of study and won ministerial awards for over 400 projects that secured 211 national patents.

International Cooperation & Exchange

Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU) emphasizes the importance of international cooperation and exchange. The university has an affiliation with over 60 well-known foreign educational institutions in the USA, the UK, Russia, Canada, Japan, Thailand, France, and so on. A few of the big names are the University of Lincoln, the University of Toulouse, the HEC University of Montreal, etc. Furthermore, The university offers students ACCA and CIMA national programs. Its internships and academic researches are highly appreciated as they are accepted by national and global organizations.


Chongqing Technology and Business University dormitory (重庆工商大学宿舍) facilitates students with modern on-campus lodging. The CTBU international student dormitory (CTBU国际学生宿舍) accommodates foreign students separately. You can make a good network of international students from different countries by lodging here. The CTBU  on-campus lodge (CTBU校园旅馆) ensures a congenial atmosphere for living and studying. All kinds of hostel facilities, for example, internet, telephone, water-heater, air-conditioner, microwave oven, refrigerator, induction cooker, washing machine, and dryer are available at the dormitory. Public services are also available for some extra pennies. A grocery shop, canteen, printing room, and cold-drink pub are set for the students in the building.

The international students who want to lodge outside the campus can manage personal accommodation. For personal accommodation, students have to process temporary residence registration at the local police station within 24 hours of arrival. They need to bring a copy of their passport and house-rent contract to register at the police station. Then, they have to fill out an off-campus residence form and attach the registration and house-rent contract form at the international office.

City close to CTBU (重庆市)

Chongqing is the central city among four other cities in the province, Chongqing. It is a city with world-class facilities like smooth transportation, entertainment resources, advanced technology, unique and multicultural dishes, shopping malls, and so on. The city was the capital city of China during World War II that proves the importance of the city in China. Besides, the city has consulates from almost all the regions of the world. Some of them are Canadian consulates, British Consulates, Japanese Consulates, Italian Consulates, etc.  But, the expenses in this city are decent. Anyone can enjoy the city with a mid-range budget. A student can commute to the city within a short journey of 1-hour.

Historical Places (重庆的历史名胜)

There are several UNESCO world heritage and tourist attraction sites outside the downtown area. Dazu Rock Carvings are spectacular Buddhist carvings dated from the 9th to 13th century that are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Dafo Temple is another place of attraction near the downtown. There is a several-meter-high Buddha carved into the rock in the temple. Moreover, Wanzhou Qinglong Waterfall is an amazing waterfall with 115m width and 64.5m height that attracts visitors. Furthermore, Jinfo Shan is the highest peak of the Dalou Mountains which is also well-known for its exceptional plant diversity with 4768 seed plants and Karst geomorphology. Also, Three Natural Bridges is a series of natural limestone bridges in the Wulong Karst National Geology Park which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site (重庆联合国教科文组织世界遗产).

Cuisines (重庆市地方食品)

Chongqing is a city with a harbor and dockside culture (matou wenhaua). Its local food enriches its culture. The unique food items of Chongqing are Preserved Dried Beef (Niu Rou Gan), Spicy Fine Beef Threads (Deng Ying Niu Rou), Curiously Flavoured Horsebean (Guai Wei Hu Dou), Pulverous Nuby Peach (He Chuang Tao Pian). Some other local items are Twice Cooked spi9cy Pork Slices (Hui Guo Rou), Fish Slices in Sour and Spicy Pickled Vegetable Soup (Suancaiyu), Fish Flavoured Aubergine (Yuxiangqiezi), Onions and Parsleys in Spicy Mustard ( Lao Hu Cai), and many more. You can enjoy and explore Chinese cuisine in Chongqing most. Besides the unique local foods, you can enjoy western dishes too as there are so many famous western restaurants: Blue Olive, Friendship Restaurant, Ali & Ade, Casablanca, Why Not, Nova Venezia, and Susie’s Pizza, etc.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

Ans: The world and country ranking of the university are 7187 and 511, respectively.

Does the university provide programs in English?

Ans: Yes, the university provides programs in English. International students can pursue their degrees taught in English at the university.

Do I need to take the IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying at the university?

Ans: No, you don’t need the IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to the university. But, to apply for a Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC), sometimes, students are asked for an IELTS certificate.

What documents do I need to apply for the university?

Ans: The primary documents you need to apply for the university are notary stamped scan copies of the last academic certificate and testimonial, passport, police clearance certificate, and medical certificate.

How much time does it take to receive an offer letter after applying to the university?

Ans: Usually, it takes 4 to 8 weeks to receive an offer letter from any Chinese university after submitting an application. 

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March and September intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Both semesters are open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and Doctoral programs.

If you want further information about the admission or have any other queries, please feel free to contact us:

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Scholarships 30%
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Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Non-Degree Programs

Courses  Teaching Medium Duration Tuition Fees (RMB) Starting Date Action
Chinese Language Chinese 0.5 year 6,000/Semester February/September Apply Now
Chinese Language Chinese 1 year 12,000/Year February/September Apply Now

Bachelor’s Programs (重庆工商大学学士课程)

Courses Teaching Medium Duration Tuition Fees (RMB) Starting Date Action
International Economy and Trade Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Business Administration Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Tourism Management Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Economics Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Trade Economics Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Exhibition Economy and Management Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Banking Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Engineering Management Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Accounting Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Packaging Engineering Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Chemical Engineering and Techniques Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Applied Chemistry (New Material Technology) Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Electronic Information Engineering Chinese 4 years 15,000/year September Apply Now
Environmental Art Chinese 4 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Visual Communication Chinese 4 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Decoration Design Chinese 4 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Photography Chinese 4 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Animation Chinese 4 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
International Marketing Chinese 4 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Packaging Design Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Advertising Design Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Graphic Design Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now

Master’s Programs (重庆工商大学硕士学位)

Courses Teaching Medium Duration Tuition Fees (RMB) Entrance Time Action
National Economics Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Regional Economics Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Finance Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
International Trade Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Business Administration Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Tourism Management Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Environmental Engineering Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Ethnography (Chinese Folk Literature) Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Anthropology Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now
Journalism Chinese 3 years 20,000/year September Apply Now

Fees Details

Fees (重庆工商大学学费):

Expenses at Chongqing Technology and Business University for international students:

1. Tuition Fees:

  •  Non-degrees: 6,000 to 13,000 RMB
  • Bachelor’s: 15,000 to 26,000 RMB
  • Master’s: 20,000 to 23,000 RMB

2. Accommodation Fees (重庆工商大学住宿):

  • Dormitory Deposit: 600 RMB (Refundable upon leaving)
  • Single Room: 2500 RMB/Semester (4 months, water & electricity bills are not included)
  • Double Room: 1250 RMB/Semester (4 months, water & electricity bills is not included)

3. Food Cost: 1,000 RMB (Varies depending on lifestyle)

4. Application Fee: USD 75 (Non-Refundable) 

5. Service Fee: USD 50 (Non-Refundable)

6. Living Expenses: 2,000 to 2,500 RMB/Month

7. Medical Checkup: 337 RMB

8. Residence Permit: 400 RMB

After you get admitted, we will inform you of the confirmation of acceptance via email. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on-campus, you have to fill out 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.

After You Arrive at CUMT

Once you arrive at the CTBU campus, please contact the Foreign Admission Office of the university to complete student registration. After you register you can start classes and other university activities.

Admission Procedure

Applying for any courses at Chongqing Technology and Business 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 detailed information about the required admission documents. International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan Copy)
First of all, you must have a passport. As we know passport is a very essential document and without this, we can not leave our country. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make it from your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport, then make sure that it is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it. Please note, your passport must have to be ready before your visa processing. See a sample of a passport.

Passport Size Photo
The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). For applying to china universities, your passport size photo has to be clear and the background must be plain, white, or off-white in color. The height of the head is between 28mm – 33mm and the head width 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a color photo which is taken 6 months before. 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. Academic Transcript and Certificate (must be a notarized copy)
Submit your immediate academic transcripts & certificate for applying. For example, if you are applying for a bachelor’s program, submit your school transcripts and certificates. For a Master’s Degree provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates. When you are applying for Ph.D., you have to provide both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. Transcript And Certificate are important, it help universities to decide if you have the necessary background and skills for the major. All Transcripts and Certificates must have to be notarized. You can notarize your document from an advocate who is authorized by the government.

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

3. CV/Resume
You must prepare a CV or resume for applying in foreign countries. CV acts as your business profile, though universities are not interested in detailed descriptions of your jobs or experience, you have to add this. You should focus on your published academic papers, describe academic group works or extracurricular activities, relevant think-thanks, etc. Add your academic qualifications with results, personal details, personal achievements these are a must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of a CV/resume.

4. Physical Examination
Aspiring international students are required to take a medical examination to ensure that they are in good physical condition. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. The medical examination result will be declared as invalid without the signature of the attending doctor and hospital stamp or seal. You must bring the original medical documents when you come to arrive in China. The Medical certificate will be carried out on behalf of The Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Public Security. Have a look at the sample of a physical examination form.

5. Police Clearance
The police clearance certificate is known as “No Criminal Record Certificate” and also known as a good citizen certificate. Police clearance is very important for going abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense like arrest, conviction. Additionally, a police clearance certificate is valid for the next 6 months, After 6 months of issue, it will be declared as invalid. See the sample of a Police Clearance Certificate.

6. Bank Statement
A bank statement is mandatory when we go foreign for different purposes like a visitor, a business, or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study. So, students also have to show a bank statement. China has no strict rules that only your parents have to be your sponsor. Anyone can be your sponsor. See the sample of a bank statement.

7. English Proficiency Certificate
For studying in China you must have to submit your English proficient certificate to prove your English skills. It is not mandatory that you must have IELTS, you can take English Proficiency Certificate from your school or university. Additionally, If you have done IELTS or TOFEL you can submit it. See the sample of an English language proficiency certificate.

8. HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese (if you have)
If you want to study in Chinese taught and want to get a CSC scholarship then you must have to submit an HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese. HSK is not mandatory for English taught, but if you have it will be beneficial for you. HSK supervised by the HSK Center of Beijing Language and Culture University to judge the Chinese language skill of non-native speakers. See the sample of the HSK certificate.

9. 2 Recommendation Letter (Ms/Ph.D.)
Students of masters & Ph.D. have to submit two recommendation letters. A recommendation letter is usually written by a supervisor, colleague, and teacher. Two recommendation letters have to be written by two-person. Make sure that the writer knows you very well and you have completed any course with them or work with them. In the letter mention your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the major or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you and include the professor’s phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

10. Study Plan/ Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)
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 in 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. See the sample of a Study Plan.

11. Study Gap Certificates
A study gap certificate is an affidavit that is used to show a gap in education or further study. The certificate provides your statement on the non-judicial stamp paper stating the reason for taking the gap and claiming that you did not take admission to any other college, university, or courses during the period. You can get this stamp paper from any notary, sub-registry office, or court and contact an advocate for the certificate.

12. Application Form
Fills this form in Chinese or English language. It is essential to fill in all the information that should be very authentic. Click here to get a sample of an Application Form. You can also apply through this form.

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

  • If you have any queries please feel free to contact us. H n  ere is our consultant’s contact number: +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Please note that official academic records (transcripts), degree certificates that are not in English must be kept with the English or Chinese translated ones. Transcripts become the property of the university upon submission, and will not be returned to applicants. All application materials can be sent by email or post to International College, but applicants should bring all the original copies required when they complete student registration at the international office at CTBU. If the applicant is younger than 18 years of age, please provide a signed approval statement from your parents.

Scholarship Information

Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU校园) is setting up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research.

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants should have to be non-Chinese or foreigners, hold a valid foreign passport and meet the appropriate requirements of studying abroad in China.
  2. Applicants should be  friendly to Chinese culture and be in good health
  3. Applicants who want to pursue an undergraduate or a long-term language program must have a senior high school diploma and aged below 30.
  4. Applicants should have excellent academic performance and have a good command of English
  5. Law-abiding, diligent and studious, good grades and good conduct.

Application Materials 

  1. Application Form.
  2. Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
  3. San copy of Study Plan or Research Proposal (800 words or above).
  4. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English) signed by a professor or an associate professor who knows you.
  5. Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form or Blood Examination Report or notarized photocopy.
  6. Students under 18 should have to submit relevant legal documents from their guardians.

Why choose us?

Chongqing Technology and Business University is a multidisciplinary university that offers non-degree, bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. programs to both national and international students. The 450 acres of Chongqing Technology and Business University campus (重庆工商大学校园) is located by the Yangtze River and Nanshan Mountain that add extraordinary charm to the campus. The university has been the center of excellence in education in China because of its extensive research in science, technology, engineering, and business innovation.

The university has three campuses: Nan’an campus on the lap of Lanhua Lake, Jiangbei campus, and Chayuan campus with a total land area of 2,390.8 acres. It has 22 schools that offer a Ph.D., 8 Master’s, 71 bachelor’s programs (重庆工商大学课程). Furthermore, its 11 state-of-the-art research laboratories enable the students to practice top-notch technology that makes them competent for the global market. Moreover, Chongqing Technology and Business University’s alumni network is very strong. The network is of 140,000 alumni (重庆工商大学校友) that help fellow students to grow faster. Also, the university has an affiliation with the universities and organizations of different regions of the world that eases further studies or postgraduate works of the students at that universities or organizations.

The faculty members (重庆工商大学教师) at the university are the big names of China. Many of them won ministerial awards for their extraordinary contribution to research and innovation. Till the present day, they supervised more than 4,000 research projects; 400 among them won ministerial awards and 211 patents. The strong faculty injects world competency in the students of the university.

The students lead a modern lifestyle at Chongqing Technology and Business University dormitory (重庆工商大学宿舍) as it avails all the modern amenities to the students. But, the fees the university charges the students are very reasonable in comparison to the facilities it provides. The students can also enjoy the unique cuisines of the locality that enriches Chinese culture. There are also western foods available here at the locality. So, students don’t have to worry about food while studying at the university.

The neighborhood of the university (重庆工商大学附近) has several historical places of interest recognized by UNESCO as world heritage sites. The scenic beauty of the places attracts tourists from all over the world. Students can amaze themselves by visiting those places easily. One of the most famous historical places in Chongqing is Jinfo Mountain that requires one and a half hours of commuting time from the university.