Xi’an international studies university

Province: ShaanxiXi’an                              University Ranking: 2527

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Xi’an International Studies University

Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) is one of the first four foreign language colleges established in New China, and it is the only general university in the northwestern region with a complete range of major foreign languages. In 1951, with the approval of the Ministry of Education of the Central People’s Government, the Russian Department of the Faculty of Letters of Lanzhou University, the Russian Section of the Department of Foreign Languages   of Northwest University, and the Russian specialty courses merged to form the predecessor of Xi’an International Studies University-Northwestern Russian College. In 1952, the Russian Class of the Party School of the Northwest Bureau of the Communist Party of China was merged into the Northwestern Russian College and began to train undergraduate-level foreign language talents for the country.

The school covers a total area of   1,593 acres and a construction area of   801,000 square meters. The school vigorously promotes the construction of a smart campus, with comprehensive coverage of wired and wireless networks, abundant high-quality network teaching resources, and gradually completed public service platforms such as digital campuses. It has smart classrooms, multilingual translation experiment teaching centers, international financial investment and business comprehensive simulation experiment teaching centers. Northeast Asian research multimodal laboratory, a collaborative innovation laboratory, and other modern laboratories, the classroom multimedia equipment deployment rate of the school is 100%. The library’s collection documents cover 46 languages   including Chinese, English, French, Russian, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Arabic, 1,607 Chinese and foreign language newspapers, and 39 Chinese and foreign language databases. The school has been awarded the honorary titles of “Safe Campus” and “Model Unit of Civilized Unit” in Shaanxi Province.    

The school currently has 22 colleges and other teaching institutions, with foreign language and literature doctorate first-level subject degree authorization points, 13 second-level subject doctoral sites and a postdoctoral research mobile station, and jointly cultivate doctoral students with 8 foreign universities. There are 7 authorized sites for master’s first-level disciplines in foreign languages   and literature, Chinese language and literature, business administration, education, journalism and communication, Marxist theory, and applied economics, and 74 authorized sites for master’s degree in second-level disciplines. Translation, Chinese International 9 master degree authorization sites for education, tourism management, accounting, journalism, education, finance, international business, and arts. Offering 56 undergraduate majors and 7 minor majors, covering 7 disciplines including literature, economics, management, law, education, science, and art.

Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) insists on giving full play to its own advantages, extensively develops international exchanges and cooperation, and has signed cooperation agreements with 216 colleges and scientific research institutions in 42 countries and regions such as the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Russia, etc. , Implement joint training programs for talents at different levels of masters, masters, and bureaus; carry out academic exchanges and cooperation projects such as the mutual assignment of teachers and students, mutual recognition of credits, mutual awards of degrees, the joint holding of international conferences; introduce overseas internship projects in the United States, Germany, Japan, and Hong Kong. The school has been selected by the Ministry of Education as a designated school of the China-US Fulbright Project of the National Fund for Study Abroad, an outstanding undergraduate student abroad study program, a young backbone teacher abroad study project cooperation institution, and it is a training unit entrusted by the national government scholarship program for foreign students in China.

Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) has made great efforts to improve the quality of personnel training and has achieved obvious results. Western graduates are well-received by employers for their “solid foreign language skills, strong communicative competence, high overall quality, quick work, dedication, hard work, and potential for development”. The employment rate for graduates has remained relatively high for many years. High level. School volunteer groups actively serve social, economic and cultural development, and college students participate in volunteer work for Beijing Olympic Games, Shanghai World Expo, Xi’an World Horticultural Exposition, Shenzhen World University Games, Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, Eurasian Economic Forum, Rio Olympic Games and other major activities, In addition, the school volunteer team was awarded many honors including “100 Excellent Volunteer Service Groups in China”.

Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) actively cooperated with the construction of the school’s Confucius Institute and helped establish three Confucius Institutes in the United States, Kazakhstan, and Argentina. For nearly 40 years, the college has fully supported the reception of foreign affairs of the school’s international exchange office and has undertaken the Chinese training of exchange students from foreign cooperative colleges. After the establishment of the Hanban International Chinese Language Promotion Multilingual Base in the college in 2012, the college has cultivated and delivered more excellent talents to countries around the world.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 304 and the world rank is 2527.

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 IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents for applying to this University are Notary stamped scanned 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 for an offer letter to come from any Chinese Universities after applying.

University's other Information


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

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

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

All Programs

Non Degree :

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
International Summer Camp Non Degree 4 Week 2000 RMB per Week Chinese
Chinese Language Non Degree 1 Year 16000 RMB per Year Chinese
Short-term Chinese Language Program Non Degree 4 Week 600 RMB per Week Chinese
Spring Chinese Language Course Non Degree 1 Year 3600 RMB per Year Chinese
Summer Program Non Degree 4 Week 2400 RMB per Week Chinese

Bachelor Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Electronic and Information Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  English
International Economics and Trade Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  English
Chemical Engineering and Technology Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Environment and Energy Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Software Engineering Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  English
Communication Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  English
Pharmaceutical Science Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Chinese Language Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  Chinese
Automobile Technical Service and The Marketing Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  Chinese

Master’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Business Administration (Specializing in International Trade) Master 3 Years 18000 RMB per year English
Chemical Engineering and Technology Master 3 Years 30000 RMB per year English
Mechanical Manufacture and Automation Master 3 Years 22000 RMB per year English
Computer Software and Theory Master 3 Years 22000 RMB per year English
Chinese Internal Medicine Master 3 Years 32000 RMB per year Chinese

Doctoral Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Chinese Language Doctoral 3 Years 41400 RMB per year Chinese
Regional Economy & Natural Resources Management Doctoral 3 Years 23200 RMB per year Chinese
Global Environment Changing Doctoral 3 Years 41400 RMB per year Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in Xi’an International Studies University

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non Degree: 1200RMB to 14600RMB
  • Bachelor Degree: 16000RMB to 2000RMB
  • Master’s Degree: 18000RMB to 32000RMB
  • Doctoral Degree:  23000RMB to 41000RMB
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Double Room: 1200 RMB per Month
  • Single Room: 1800 RMB per Month
  1. Food cost: 10000 RMB per Year
  2. Application Fee: 350 RMB 600 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 2000 RMB to 2500 RMB per month
  4. Medical checkup: 800 RMB
  5. Insurance fee: 600- 1000 Yuan/year

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 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 Xi’an International Studies 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 passport.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). For applying in china universities, your passport size photo has to be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in colour. The height of the head is between 28mm – 33mm and head width 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a colour 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 notarized copy)

Submit your immediate academic transcripts & certificate for applying. For example, if you are applying for bachelor submit your school transcripts and certificates. For Master’s Degree provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates. When you are applying for Ph.D, you have to provide your 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 language should be in Chinese or English version.

3. CV/Resume

You must prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV acts as your business profile, though universities are not interested in detailed descriptions of your jobs or experience, but 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 achievement these are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of the CV/resume.

4. Physical Examination

Aspiring overseas students are required to take a medical examination to ensure that you are in a 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. Here get a sample of physical examination.

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 to 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 the 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 English proficient certificate.

8. HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese (if you have)

If you want to study in Chinese taught and want to get CSC scholarship then you must have to submit 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 HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese.

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 about 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 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 Study Plan.

11. Study Gap Certificates

Study 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. Application Form

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

Xi’an International Studies University as 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 China and be in good health
  3. Applicants should have received an undergraduate program or long term language must have a senior high school diploma and are under the age of 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. Student under 18 should have to submit relevant legal documents from their guardians.

The final information is subject to the University If there is any inconsistency!

Why choose us?

Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) was established in April 1951 and is a teaching and research unit established by our school to meet the needs of the development of higher education. The teaching staff has a high starting point, a good academic structure, and a rapid improvement in teaching and research. In 2009, the college was rated as the “best unit” for advanced scientific research collectives and the construction of spiritual civilization in the education system of Shaanxi Province. In 2012, it was ranked 70th in the first-level subject evaluation by the Ministry of Education and entered the top 100 national Chinese subjects.

The college adheres to the way of combining with the school’s foreign language advantages, highlights foreign language training on the basis of strengthening the teaching of professional courses, and cultivates a compound type that has not only a deep foundation of native language, literature, and culture but also a global perspective and cross-cultural communication ability Talent as the overall goal of talent training.

Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) focuses on cultivating students’ strong Chinese writing ability and more proficient English expression ability so that graduates have both a deep mother tongue culture and a cultural vision facing the world. The students of this specialty are highly praised by postgraduate training units and employers for their “excellent foundation and strong adaptability”.

In order to further cultivate students’ innovation and practical ability, the college actively explores the talent training methods and models of “cooperation between schools and enterprises”. At present, it has signed agreements with 5 institutions and companies including “Learning and Thinking”, “Art Creation Culture”, “Qujiang First Middle School”, “Qujiang Second Elementary School” and “Silk Road Silicon Valley”: the company will organize student internships and practices, and organize experts to teach in the classroom Practical courses give priority to students with outstanding performance.

In terms of teacher construction, Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) has always focused on teaching work and continuously strengthened discipline construction. After planned training and introduction, our major has now formed a disciplined structure with a reasonable structure, balanced age level, and high level. 3. Faculty with good professional quality. There are 20 full-time teachers, 2 professors, and 11 associate professors at the School of Chinese Studies. The proportion of senior professional titles is 65%; 7 doctors, accounting for 35%. In addition, there are nearly 20 part-time teachers.

 In order to meet the needs of China ’s social development and economic construction, Xi’an International Studies University (西安外国语大学) will seize the historical opportunities of the national higher education development, the “Belt and Road” initiative and the strategy of opening up to the west, adhering to the school motto of “Patriotic, Hardworking, Educated, and Innovative” and promoting the “Bogutongtongjin”, Integrate Chinese and foreign countries, cooperate with each other in morality, and strive for self-improvement. The spirit of “Foreignness in the West”, “Based on Shaanxi, Serving the Northwest, Radiating the Country, and Facing the World”, Adhere to the Open and International Way of Running Schools, Continuously Deepen Comprehensive Reform, Strive for “Four “First-class”, striving to catch up and surpass, and strive to build the school into a high-level teaching and research university with distinctive foreign language characteristics and coordinated development of multiple disciplines.