Yunnan University

Province : Yunnan-Wuhua Qu                                 University World Ranking : 955

About University

Yunnan University

The yunnan university was founded in 1922, is the private east LiuDaXue, 1934 more the name is provincial yunnan university, changed in 1938 to national yunnan university, in the west of China is the establishment of a frontier of one of comprehensive university. In 1937, the famous mathematician, educators XiangQing to serve as the principal, gu, Wu WenZao, LiuWenDian, ChuTaNa, YanJiCi, hua luogeng, Chen Sheng Shen, feng youlan, a large number of well-known scholars such as fei gathers, laid the school high development basis points and deeply academic background, a big cloud in the history of the first glorious period. In the 1940 s, the yunnan university has become a including literature and law, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and other disciplines, and large scale, have in the world of one of China’s famous university influence. In 1946, the British concise encyclopedia of yunnan university will be listed as one of the China’s 15 one of the world famous university.

fifties departments adjustment, subordinate to the yunnan university some important and distinctive department, such as air, civil, law, railways are merged into a at the time of sichuan university, Beijing aviation institute, southwest college of colleges and universities; Work, medical, agriculture, etc have independent school, and gradually developed for today’s kunming university of science and technology, kunming, yunnan agriculture university medical school, southwest forestry university college, etc. In 1958, the yunnan university WaiJiaoBu down by the central yunnan province management. In 1978, the state council determined for yunnan university is one of the nation’s 88 key university.

Since the reform and opening up, especially since the 90’s, the yunnan university has achieved great progress. In 1996 the first listed in the national “211 project” key construction university, 2001 on the development of the western region key construction college, 2004 to become the ministry of education and the people’s government of yunnan province key universities to build. In 2006, the school accept the ministry of education expert group level of job of undergraduate course teaching evaluation, A total of 19 second-level indexes all evaluation for A, be rated as the ministry of education undergraduate teaching good schools. In recent years, the yunnan university follow “based on frontier, yunnan, improve the service level, characterizing” managerial train of thought, set up the “seeking truth, innovation, be good” to manage the idea of running, hold “211 project”, ChengGong campus and provincial department of build opportunity, deepening the reform and accelerate the development of the school comprehensive strength and overall level to a new stage. The yunnan university has become a so ethnology, biology, the characteristic resource development and environment protection, as well as border problems and southeast Asia, South Asia international studies for characteristic advantage, literature, history, philosophy, as, pipe, work, the principle, method, education, medicine, agriculture, and other disciplines are complete, the human resource of the key comprehensive university.

The school covers an area of 4551.84 hectares, public school building area more than 1.032 million square meters; Under the 17 colleges, 10 research institute, an education department is expected, a student of the court, full-time undergraduate students in 14202, graduate student 13200 people. The school existing staff 2821 people, full-time teachers 1631 people, among them, academy of engineering 1 person, double hired academician 3 people, national outstanding contributions experts 6 people, to receive the state council special allowance of experts 15 people, the national outstanding youth science fund gainer 2 people, national “one thousand project” list 1 person, “cheung kong scholars” physics, 1 person, national teaching masters award 4, the ministry of education “new century excellent talent cultivation plan”, “cross-century talents cultivation plan” and “higher school teachers aid plan” 13 people enrolled, ministry of education “outstanding young teachers in colleges and universities prize winner 1 person, Chinese academy of sciences” western “light from the talent cultivation plan enrolled in four people, personnel” key talent project “4 people enrolled; Yunnan province academic technology leader, the young and middle-aged technology innovation talents 52 people, young and middle-aged academic technology province leader backup talents 53 people, yunnan university teaching research leaders 21 people, teaching masters 15 people in yunnan province and yunnan province innovation team six, yunnan, the high-end technology talent 5 people, provincial outstanding contributions experts 14 people and enjoy the provincial government special subsidy of experts nine people.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 105 and the world rank is 974.

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.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March & September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Semester is open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates and the Doctoral programme.

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%

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Fees Details

Expenses in Yunnan University

1. Tuition Fee:

  • Non-degree: 5,800 to 11,600 RMB
  • Bachelor Degree: 10,000 RMB/year
  • Master Degree: 8,000 to 20,000 RMB/year
  • Doctoral Degree: 10,000 RMB/year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

Others expenses are listed as below

1. Physical Examination Fee:

2.  Accommodation Fee:

  • Double Room: 450 RMB
  • Quad room: 225 RMB

3. Living Cost: 2,000 to 2,500 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 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

Apply for a course in a Chinese University  is very easy. Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. In order to help students complete their online application, International students are recommended to follow the simple instructions.

Foreign applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form  fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy )

  • Passport

Dear student, the first thing you need to have a passport. This is more important documents because without a passport you can not go to study in your dream country. To have passport make you secure to live or study abroad. So if you don’t have it, we suggest you make your passport ready from the embassy office in your home country. Moreover if you have your passport already, then make sure your passport expiry date will not be expired. If it already be expired then you need to remake your passport.

  • Passport Size Photo

The passport photo size (50mm x 40mm) in general. The photo should be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in color. The height of the head should be between 28mm – 33mm.The head width has to be between 21mm–24mm. Submit a color photo, taken in the last 6 months. Use a clear image of your face. Passport photo should not use filters on the face or take your photo from someone else or selfies. Take off your eyeglasses for your photo. Here is the sample of Passport Size Photo.

3.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

Students for Bachelor Degree need to provide their school transcripts and certificates. For Master Degree Applicants have to bring their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  And Doctorate Degree studies must provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates.

Please take as a note that is, all the transcripts and certificates should be notarized.

Note : Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translations in Chinese or English.

4.  English Proficiency Certificate

In China, some universities does not asked IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate need to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.

5.  CV/Resume

Applicants must have to prepare their CV if they want to study abroad in their desired country. The Resume or CV should include their academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, national Id or school Id, physical address, contact no, nationality, language, etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc. To know how to make a standard CV please click here the sample of  The Resume.

6.  Study Plan or Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)

Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document is required only for Ms or PhD applicants.

7.  Recommendation Letter (Ms/PhD)

Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must be include professors’ phone number and email address. Here is the sample of  Recommendation Letter.

8.  Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if  applicable).

9.  Foreign Physical Examination

Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination. Click here to collect Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

10.  Bank Statement

Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrants. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone whom are your blood related.

11.  Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

This is also need to have ready for the study purpose. It is important because foreign country does not allow criminal record. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved  by the police or government agencies in order to prove that the applicant has no criminal offense against him/her like arrest, conviction. For this you need to provide your Police Clearance Certificate. A Police Certificate is also known as good citizen certificate. See the sample of  Police clearance Certificate.


Please send us all these documents at  Dear applicants, if you have any queries then don’t hesitate to contact our consultant. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Scholarship Information

How to apply Yunnan University scholarships —Yunnan Government Scholarship

Yunnan Government Scholarship was provided for all levels of degree students (bachelor’s, master’s and PHD) and non-degree students (scholar and researcher). Nine universities in Yunnan can admit Yunnan Government Scholarship students, including Yunnan University, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Yunnan Normal University, Yunnan Agricultural University, Kunming Medical University, Yunnan Minzu University, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Yunnan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Dali University. Then how to apply Yunnan Government Scholarship in Yunnan University?

Step 1: Apply during February to May through Yunnan University

Step 2: Fill the application form of Yunnan Government Scholarship and prepare the required application documents: (1) completed application form; (2) notarized photocopy highest diploma; (3) HSK transcripts; (4) study transcripts; (5) a research or study proposal in Chinese or English; (6) recommendation letters; (7) photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form

Step 3: Submit these application documents to the university

Step 4: The University will review the applicants’ materials and report the scholarship holders list to the Education Department of Yunnan, and it will determine the final scholarship holders.

Why choose us?

Situated in Kunming, which is known as “the City of Perennial Spring”, Yunnan University (YU) is a provincial key university with a long and fine tradition that can be traced back to the Teachers College of the National Southwest Associated University established in 1938 that brought up such prestigious alumni as Nobel Prize winners Dr. Yang Zhenning and Dr. Li Zhengdao. Yunnan University has 2 campuses covering a total area of aroundt 543 acres. YU consists of 24 faculties, 2 independent colleges and more than 40 research institutes. It offers 94 bachelor’s programs, 7 doctoral programs, 130 master’s programs and, and 13 professional master’s programs.The university has now more than 33,000 full time students and over 18,000 Continuing Education students. As the English Teacher Training Center of Southwest China founded by UNESCO, Yunnan Normal University is one of the two universities in Yunnan that is eligible to admit Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students. The university has also established ties with over 100 universities and research institutions in countries all over the world, such as the USA, Germany, Sweden, the UK, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Yunnan University is now:

  1. One of the Bases for Chinese Language and Culture Education of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of China.
  2. One of Hanban Teacher Training Bases for Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (Kunming).
  3. One of the Ministry of Education of China Demonstration Bases for International Admission and Education.

As the institution that is responsible for the admission & education of international students of Yunnan University, the School of International Chinese Studies (SICS) has achieved a rapid increase in international admission and enlistment, with an accumulative international enrollment of over 18,000 during the past ten years. Over 89 countries and regions all over the world are represented.

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