Jinan University

Jinan University

Provinces : GuangdongGuangzhou                               University Ranking : 691

About University

Jinan University

The name of the university “Jinan” comes from “The Tribute of Yu” in the Book of History, one of the Confucian Classics which reads  “Reaching Eastward to the North and South, we shall spread the culture far and wide”. The ancestor of the University was Jinan Academy, which was established in 1906 by the Qing Government in Nanjing, and then shifted to Shanghai. In the year of 1927, it was renamed as “Jinan National University.” During the Sino-Japanese and Pacific Wars, the University operated from Jianyang, Fujian Province and returned to Shanghai in 1946. As the People’s Republic of China was being established in 1949, August. Jinan University was merged with Shanghai’s Fudan and Jiaotong Universities. But in 1958, Jinan University had been re-established as an independent institution and shifted to the city of Guangzhou in China’s southern province of Guangdong.

Though the university was going through ups and downs with the history of the nation since its settling in 1906, but it has never lost its way in the pursuit of truth and knowledge. Under the guidance of the school’s motto “loyalty, sincerity, integrity and respect”, in line with the goal of “modernization, internationalization and comprehensiveness”, the University has been developing quickly in current years and has turned out over 200,000 graduates.

In the year of 1996, the university was selected to be one of China’s “100 Key Universities”. Since then, the University has successfully realized a major move forward in the development of instruction, scientific research and social services. In the year of 2007, Jinan University has achieved an “Excellent” ranking from the National Undergraduate Education Appraisal Task Force organized by China’s Ministry of Education (MOE).  Jinan University has been an active at academic exchanges, and has founded an academic cooperation or academic exchange liaison with 252 universities and research institutes in Asia, USA, Europe, and Oceania.

Recently, there are around 46,949 students in this university, among of them 10,412 graduates and 20,926 undergraduates. The number of foreign students, overseas Chinese students, students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, amounts to 11,828. Various cultures converge and blend here.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 60 and the world rank is 691.

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:

China: +8613632437050 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


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

All Programs


Non-degree Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee Language
Chinese Language 1 week Flexible ¥600 Chinese Apply Now
Chinese Language 1 semester September ¥6,000 Chinese Apply Now
Chinese Language 1 year September ¥9,000 Chinese Apply Now

Fees Details

Detailed information of  Jinan University MBBS Fee Structure

1. Tuition Fee: 34,000 RMB

2. Accommodation Fee: 4000-6000 RMB/ Year (Double room)

3. Service Fee: 1000 RMB/ 150 USD

4. Living Cost: 2,100-2,700 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 Jinan 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: admission@digiedupro.com.

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

Scholarship Information

Why choose us?

Jinan University, established in 1906, is the first institution to initiate education of Overseas Chinese. Jinan University is one of China’s “100 Key Universities”, directly under Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council.

The University has 27 colleges, comprising 58 departments and offering  86 undergraduate major fields. We provide 38 Level-I master degree granting programs, 5 Level-II master degree granting programs and 15 Level-I doctoral degree granting programs and 4 Level-II doctoral degree granting programs. In Jinan University, there are 15 postdoctoral research stations, 177 research institutes and 84 labs in Jinan University. The university has four national key disciplines, eight key disciplines of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, 20 Guangdong Province Level-I key disciplines, and 4 Guangdong Province Level-II key disciplines.

Jinan University also has a teaching and research base for Chinese language and literature of the Ministry of Education, a base for national university cultural quality education, a base of national base for teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, an educational base for overseas Chinese education of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and a key research base of humanity & social science of Guangdong Province. Still, the university has one national engineering center, 12 ministerial centers (engineering centers of the Ministry of Education) and provincial centers, and 13 key ministerial and provincial key laboratories.

Over its long history a galaxy of famous scholars have taught at Jinan, Among these are Ma Yinchu , Zhou Gucheng, Qian Zhongshu , Xia Yan , Zheng Zhenduo , Liang Shiqiu , Xu Deheng , Hu Yuzhi , Yan Jici, Chu Tunan, Huang Binhong and Pan Tianshou. Today, there are 1,819 full time teachers at the university, including 2 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 5 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 406 PhD. candidate supervisors, 484 professors and 647 associate professors. Zhou Jianren , Wang Yanan.

Up to February 2015, there are approximately 47,518 students. Among of them  9,310 are full-time master and doctoral students, 22,159 are full-time undergraduates and 11,828 fare Overseas Chinese students, international students and students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Jinan University has been active at academic exchanges, and has established academic cooperation or academic exchange liaison with 252 universities and research institutes in Asia, America, Europe, and Oceania.


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