FUDAN UNIVERSITY, SHANGHAI CHINA
Student Exchange Partner University Fact Sheet
2011-2012 Academic Year
Name of University Fudan University
Office dealing with students Student Mobility, Foreign Affairs Office
Mailing address 220 Handan Road, Shanghai China 200433
Contact details of: Name: Ms. LIU LI
Designation: Deputy Director of Foreign Affairs Office
Telephone: +86-21-6564-3725 Fax: +86-21-6564-9524
Name: Mr. BAO Jun
Designation: Director of Student Mobility
Telephone: +86-21-5566-4152 Fax: +86-21-6564-9524
Incoming Exchange Affairs Name: Ms. Liu Xiaohui
University-wide Designation: incoming Exchange Officer
Telephone: +86-21-5566-4152 Fax: +86-21-6564-9524
Outgoing Exchange Affairs Name: Mr. Zhu Ming
University-wide Designation: Outgoing Exchange Officer
Telephone: +86-21-5566-4153 Fax: +86-21-6564-9524
Website for exchange-related http://www.fao.fudan.edu.cn/s/42/t/88/p/19/c/815/list.htm
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Application materials and Procedures
Deadlines for exchange Semester/term 1 Semester/term 2 Semester/term 3
May 15 November 15
Cover letter of Nomination
one original and one photocopy of Application form (The student
should submit a Chinese name and a photo in the form)
Two photocopies of the photo page of the applicant's passport
Check list for application Official Academic transcript
materials 2 reference letters (if applicable, not compulsory)
We CAN host students with a P. R. China passport or students with
travel documents from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao but without
Chinese Language Courses: No requirements
Students from non-Chinese-native counties:
Chinese-instructed Courses: above HSK Level 6
students from non-English-native countries:
English-instructed Courses: TOEFL IBT above 80 or IELTS test
score above 6.5 (no items below 6.0)
Check list for visa materials Check on local Chinese consulates’ websites
Online application N/A
/nomination if applicable
Are application forms Yes. See
available online? http://www.fao.fudan.edu.cn/s/42/t/88/0e/f9/info3833.htm
Semester/term 1 Semester/term 2
Application Processing 3
May 15-Mid June Nov.15-Mid December
Semester/term 1 Semester/term 2
When should the admission 3
package be expected?
After June 10 After Dec. 10
Academic calendar (2011-2012) 1st semester/term: 2nd semester/term: 3 semester/term:
(yy-mm-dd) (yy-mm-dd) (tentative dates)
Teaching: 2011-09-05~2011-12-30 2012-02-27~2012-06-22
Examinations: 2012-01-03~2012-01-13 2012-06-25~2012-07-06
Vacation (if any): 2012-01-14~2012-02-22 2012-07-09~Late August
Public Holidays (if any): 2011-09-12: 2012-04-04:
Mid-Autumn Festival Ancestors Memorial Day
National Day Break International Labor Day
New Year’s Day Dragon Boat Festival
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Accommodation and living on campus
Is university-administered Yes.
accommodation available for Housing fee and Utilities will be counted separately.
Is availability guaranteed? Not guaranteed. Exchange students apply online by themselves.
What is the application Guaranteed free housing for exchange students with scholarship.
For tuition-waiver exchange students, apply online at
Is accommodation available Available only for exchange students staying for an academic year.
over semester breaks?
If yes, are there any additional Over semester breaks accommodation fees will be counted by days.
If university-administered Student Mobility Section will do its best to help.
accommodation is not available, If students cannot book a room at Foreign Students Dormitory on
will there be any assistance in time, try the following resources ASAP:
finding private housing? Tonghe International Student village (Wuong Road Lane 28, off
campus, across the road to Foreign Students Dormitory)
Price: A room in a 3-room apartment is 70/80/90 RMB/day.
The telephone number is +86-21-65105187. They need about 2,000
Services available to students (e.g. Yes, wireless internet access on campus, wired internet access at
internet access, facilities, student Foreign Students Dormitory, sports facilities in Gymnasium,
organizations, etc.) student clubs, etc.
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How many teaching weeks are 16-18 weeks
there in a semester?
How is a credit point defined? One instruction hour per week throughout the semester stands for
one credit at Fudan. An academic semester includes 19 weeks.
Is course information (eg. Yes. All courses information in Chinese is available at:
description, syllabus) available www.jwc.fudan.edu.cn ; Courses taught in English is available at:
Syllabus is available in Course Registration System: xk.fudan.edu.cn
Previous syllabus is also available at:
protect password: fao702b
Is course schedule/timetable Yes. Detailed modules information is available at:
available to aid study plan? Course Registration System: xk.fudan.edu.cn
English-instructed course schedule is also available at:
If yes, please advise source(s) to http://www.fao.fudan.edu.cn/s/42/t/88/p/19/c/815/d/1783/list.htm
Any courses that will be Yes.
conducted in English?
If yes, please provide the list. http://www.fao.fudan.edu.cn/s/42/t/88/p/19/c/815/d/1783/list.htm
Any special language courses Students also have access to register in basic Chinese language
for exchange students prior to courses in course registration system free of charge.
the exchange program stint?
If yes, please advise schedule
What is a normal student load 6-15 credits at Fudan for one semester (2-6 courses)
per semester? Average 10 credits.
Duration of exchange 1 semester or 1 academic year. Spring semester will be more dorms
Can students extend their Yes.
exchange stint? Application deadlines: May 10 to May 20(for autumn semester) or
Nov. 10 to Nov. 20(for spring semester)
If yes, please advise application Procedures: get permission from Study Abroad Office of home
deadline and procedures. institution first and then Fudan reviews the application
Restricted program or courses According to agreements clauses.
(not open to exchange Other restrictions include the following: MBA modules, special
students). programs in faculties(e.g. language school) like MBA modules
Courses that are only available Spring and Autumn course schedules are different.
in one particular semester
Minimum and maximum Minimum: 2/semester
number of modules to be taken Maximum: 8/semester
for each semester/ year.
Are students allowed to take Yes.
If yes, are there any So long as the courses can be applied online successfully.
Can students take modules of a Yes, if meet the prerequisites of the module.
different level, e.g. students at
Year 1 take Level 3 modules?
Most Favored Faculties? Language School; Chinese Language Dept. ; School of
Economics/Management/ International Relations & Public
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Affairs/Social Development & Public Policy etc.
Arrival / Orientation Programme
Recommended arrival dates 1st semester/term 2nd semester/term 3rd semester/term
One day before One day before
Is airport pick-up service N/A
available? Taxis in Shanghai are comparatively cheap and convenient.
If yes, please provide details.
Is orientation programme 1st semester/term 2nd semester/term 3rd semester/term
available? (tentative dates): (tentative dates): (tentative dates):
TBD, announced in TBD, announced in
If yes, when will it be held? admission package admission package
Cost of orientation programme Free of charge
Are exchange students required No matter that exchange students buy insurance in home country to
to purchase a compulsory cover his/her study abroad, Ministry of Education of P. R. China
medical insurance plan? requires that foreign students buy compulsory health insurance at
host university in China since 2008.
If yes, please provide details. The cost is 300 RMB for one semester.
If no, is purchase of medical Purchase of medical insurance in home country as a supplement to
insurance recommended? Compulsory Medical Insurance is also recommended
Are exchange students required Yes. Visa type: F or X.
to obtain a student visa?
If yes, what are the procedures? See visa requirements on consulates websites.
Is there any physical The physical examination should be done for students who apply an
examination needed? X visa or who plan to stay in China over 6 month including his
study plan and other personal plans.
To have a physical examination in Shanghai is recommended
because the verification of home physical examination record will
probably fail due to different physical examination system.
Are exchange students allowed On campus: Off campus:
to work? No No
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Estimated Expenses per Semester (in Local Currency)
<One semester is approx. 4 months>
University-administered Hall lodging fees
Single-bed room:90 RMB/day double-bed room:60 RMB/day
In addition to the above, other applicable charges include:
RMB800 for room reservation;
RMB200 Room and Key Deposit (Refundable)
Private accommodation Type(s) Rental charges
Inns & Hotels (close to campus) Around 140 RMB/day,
Tonghe International Students
Village (close to campus) Around 2000-3000 RMB/month
Food/Meals 4000 RMB for one semester
Personal expenses (such as Less than 1000 RMB/month
laundry, sundries and local
Academic expenses eg. books Around 500 RMB for one semester
Insurance 300 RMB for one semester
Any fees other than tuition (e.g. The cost of e-campus card will be 20 RMB per card.
student services etc)
If students apply to drop a course mid-term, they will have to pay a
fee of 130 RMB for each Fudan credit as same as local Fudan
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