Application for Confucius Institute Scholarships 2014，Xiamen University (XMU)
Glance at XMU
Xiamen University (XMU), located in Xiamen a coastal city in southeast China, boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. XMU is recognized as a first-class national university with an international reputation as a centre of scholarly excellence, and ranks among the top 15 of the over 2,000 universities and colleges in China.
It was one of China’s first institutions to develop overseas education in the 1950s. In all, XMU has hosted over 20,000 overseas correspondence students and over 10,000 foreign students from more than 100 countries. XMU is among the first universities affiliated to Ministry of Education to accept Chinese Government Scholarship students and Confucius Scholarship students.
XMU operates 15 Confucius Institutes around the world, which play an important role in promoting cultural exchanges between China and the rest of the world. The university has enrolled over 300 Confucius Institute Scholarship students since 2008. Among applicants for 2014 Confucius China Study Program, 35 of them have chosen XMU as their desired host university to pursue their doctoral studies.
In 2014, XMU is one of the host universities for the Confucius Institute Scholarships and has a total of 115 places available, comprising of 40 for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages（MTCSOL) and One-Academic-Year + MTCSOL, 25 places for Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, 30 places for One-Academic-Year Students and 20 places for One-Semester Students. Holders of the scholarships are exempt from tuition and are given subsidies for accommodation, food, medical and insurance costs.
The application time for Confucius Institute Scholarships is March 1 to May 10, 2014. Applicants are required to make online application at http://cis.chinese.cn/ and upload the required application documents. More information can be found at http://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/en/show/59.html.
With its highly professional faculty, well-established disciplines, first-class facilities and garden-like campuses, XMU offers a great opportunity for international students. XMU warmly welcomes international students from your prestigious university to study on its widely-recognized beautiful campuses.
Contact coordinators: Ms. Chen Quan & Ms. Chen Chunping
Tel: +86 592 2184792/+86 592 2188375