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Introduction to University

One of the earliest universities in Mainland of China to recruit Malaysian students;

One of the universities in Mainland of China  to recruit the largest number of Malaysian students;

One of the first universities in Mainland of China to receive Malaysian education certification. 

The University sits in Fujian Province, China, with one campus in Xiamen, a city credited with ‘The UN Best Habitat Prize’ Sea Pearl, the other in  Quanzhou, a city with a long history and well-established culture.  Aiming  to serve the overseas Chinese and spread Chinese culture, Huaqiao University has a professional teaching management team for overseas students and has rich experience in teaching and serving the overseas students. 

Huaqiao University has first-class student dormitories and restaurants. There are restaurants with delicious Nanyang-style delicacy for Malaysian students. The student dormitories are well equipped with 

 separate bathrooms, balconies, air conditioners, water heaters, WiFi, etc. Students can decorate their dormitories according to their own needs to create a warm and comfortable living environment.

Huaqiao University is a diversified and open university. There are a variety of cultural activities, such as Chinese cultural tour, food festival, water splashing festival, festival drum team, dragon and lion dance team, CUBA, dragon boat team, etc. Huaqiao University’s  festival drum team, brought by Malaysian overseas Chinese, is China’s first festival drum team and has become a symbol of Huaqiao University after more than 20 years' development. Badminton Olympic champions Lin Dan, Chen Long and Li Xuerui are all outstanding alumni of Huaqiao University.

Huaqiao University has a large number of Malaysian students and is one of the Chinese universities with the most overseas students. There are various student organizations such as the Malaysian Classmates Association, the International Student Liaison Department, the "Light of Fire" Overseas Student Volunteer Service Team. Besides, the senior overseas student companionship and overseas student-domestic student 1+1 partnership also make Malaysian students feel at home in Huaqiao University. 

Huaqiao University sincerely welcomes Malaysian students!

 

Type : Public university
Different Ranking : Ranks 76th among the universities of Chinese mainland in Times Higher Education's World University Ranking 2021.
Year of Establishment : 1960
Current President/Principal : Wu Jianping
Number of Students : Over 200,000 students of all levels have graduated from the university since its establishment, among which around 60,000 currently live overseas, mainly distributed in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and countries or regions along the Maritime Silk Road, and are committed to promoting friendship, communication and cooperation between China and those countries. HQU has 25,700 full-time undergraduates and 4,338 graduates, among which 6,140 are students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan and over 90 countries and regions. HQU is one of the universities that recruit the largest number of overseas students in China.
Number of Teaching Resources : HQU enjoys over 2,800 remarkable teaching and auxiliary staff, among which, more than 1,700 are full-time teachers, including 55% with senior titles, 65% with doctoral degrees, 38% with the experience of overseas education, 67% under the age of 45, 6 double-employed academicians, over 100 high-caliber talents including National Leading Scholars, and high-level research teams including innovation teams in key areas supported by the Innovative Talent Promotion Plan of the Ministry of Science and Technology.  
Facilities : HQU has two campuses in Quanzhou and Xiamen respectively, covering an area of 2,147,800 square meters, among which are 1,073,000 square meters of built-area. Books and materials in the university amount to more than 4,965,000 copies.  Huaqiao University has well-developed infrastructure which can meet the  needs of students of all majors. It also has first-class teaching facilities (including labs, libraries, etc), accommodations, restaurants, communication facilities, medical facilities, entertainment facilities and sports facilities.
Student Welfare : More than 50% students in Huaqiao University are granted with scholarships. The highest amount of scholarships reaches 200,000 RMB.  Professional teaching faculty for overseas students, senior student companionship, overseas student-domestic student 1+1 partnership will make Malaysian students feel at home in Huaqiao University. Please feel free to contact the Malaysia Agency, Penang Admissions Office and Malaysian Alumni of Huaqiao University. 

Achievements:

Huaqiao University (HQU) is directly under the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee. It was listed as one of China's Prioritized Fostered Universities by Chinese Central Government. Steady progress has been made in its research strength, with 41 state or provincial key disciplines and 17 provincial peak and plateau disciplines, among which Engineering ranks among the top 5‰, Material Science, Chemistry, Computer Science rank among the top 1% in ESI (Essential Science Indicators).

In December 2017, 16 first-level disciplines were listed in the Assessments of National Academic Disciplines released by the Ministry of Education. In 2018, the university ranked 28th in the comprehensive universities list of Shanghai Ranking's Best Chinese Universities Ranking 2018 and 86th among its general list. Shanghai Ranking's Best Chinese Universities Ranking 2018 includes 4,999 disciplines from 460 universities in the Chinese mainland, among which 93 are first-level disciplines. Compared with 19 disciplines in 2017, 20 of HQU have been listed in 2018, which ranked 83rd among the list. In 2018, the university was selected into the construction plan of first-class universities and first-class disciplines (also named as Double First-Class Initiative) of Fujian Province.

 

Features: 

Dedicated to recruiting students from abroad, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, HQU aims to serve the overseas Chinese and spread Chinese culture, committing itself to the school principle of Integration of Chinese Wisdom and Foreign Expertise, Unification of Moral Character and Professional Excellence. The University has been pursuing a teaching policy oriented towards Overseas, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan students.  The university takes the traditional Chinese culture as the lead while combines the advanced foreign culture to promote the quality education.  It  boasts a unique campus culture of One-culture Oriented, Multi-culture Integrated, Diversities but Harmony. It aims at producing high-quality talent with global vision, innovative spirit, practical ability and social responsibility. 

 

I.  Eligibility

Applicants must be Malaysian citizens under the age of 28,  with a complete senior secondary school diploma (including Chinese independent secondary schools and national secondary schools) or an equivalent, with clean criminal record, be in good health, abide by Chinese laws and regulations and those of Huaqiao University.

 

II.  Application types and standards

1. Undergraduate Program (except for Chinese Language and Culture Education, Chinese Languge)

  1. Recommended by secondary school principals
    Students with excellent grades in high school (top 25% ) or special talents, if recommended by high school principals, can apply for undergraduate programs of Huaqiao University with high school transcripts and award certificates. 
  2. Apply with UEC scores
    For Science and engineering, literature and commerce: 
    With the total scores of Chinese language,  English Language, Mathematics (or Advanced Mathematics) and other two subjects being no more than 25 points (including 25 points). 
    For technical majors (physical education, music, dance, art design):
    With the total scores of Chinese Language, English Language, and Mathematics (or Advanced Mathematics) no more than 20 points (including 20 points). The relevant performance certificate should be provided.
  3. Apply with other examination scores
    For students applying with STPM, A-level and other types of diploma examination scores, please refer to the corresponding scores of UEC. 

2. University Preparatory Programs

HQU offers Malaysian secondary school graduates with preparatory programs. Students whose UEC/STPM/A-level scores do not reach the requirements for undergraduate programs, or students taking part in SPM/O-level examinations can apply for the preparatory programs. Students with good preparatory programs performance in preparatory courses will be admitted to undergraduate programs of Huaqiao University.

Preparatory programs include liberal arts class and science class.

(1) Spring semester preparatory program (length of study: half a year, from March to July)

Score requirements: scores of UEC related five subjects being 26-35 points, or SPM score no less than C.

(2) Fall semester preparatory program (length of study: one year, from September to July)

Preparatory Class A: scores of UEC related five subjects being 36-40 points, or SPM score no less than D.

Preparatory Class B: scores of UEC related five subjects being no less than 45 points, or SPM score no less than E.

Preparatory class A students with good academic performance during the preparatory period can be admitted to the undergraduate programs of Huaqiao University.

Preparatory class B students with good academic performance during the preparatory period can be admitted to preparatory class A; students with excellent performance can can be admitted to the undergraduate programs of Huaqiao University.

3. Chinese Language and Culture Education, Chinese Language programs (including spring semester class and fall semester class which begins respectively in every February and September)

The two programs mainly train the Chinese listening, speaking, reading, writing, and translation ability of overseas Chinese and international students, or to cultivate Chinese language teachers who grasp Chinese communication skills and have a good understanding of China and Chinese culture. For more details, please refer to https://zsc.hqu.edu.cn/lxszsxx.htm

 

 

Tuition (RMB/person/academic year)

Student Category

Pre-University Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Regular programs

Design Science , Musicology and Dancology

Chinese Language and Culture Education, Chinese Language

Clinic Medicine

English-instructed programs

International Students

10000

14000

18000

15000

17000

28000

 

Scholarships and Grants: Huaqiao University has formed a complete system of scholarships, loans and grants for students. Students can apply for various scholarships and grants according to their own situations. Students with outstanding academic performance can apply for school-level and college-level scholarships which cover 50% students. Scholarships specially for overseas students include "Wang Bincheng Scholarship for Outstanding Chinese Overseas Students" and "Huang Zhongxian Scholarship for Overseas Chinese Students and Overseas Students"  with a maximum level of 5,000 RMB per students.

 

Accommodation fees  (RMB/person/academic year)

Accommodation Types

Quanzhou Campus, Xiamen Campus

Chinese Language and Culture College Campus

Facilities

Double Room

3800

5600

air conditioner, bathroom, water heater, round-the-clock  Wi-Fi, desk, closet, round-the-clock security guard

Quad Room

1300

2400

 

Living expenses:  approximately 1000 RMB per month ( it varies from students to students).

 

Over 50% Malaysia students of Huqiao University will be successfully granted with scholarships. The main scholarships that Malaysian students can apply in Huaqiao University are as follows. Other scholarships that are available for all students are not listed here.

Scholarship

Scholarship Coverage

Eligibility

Chinese Government Scholarship

Around 60,000 RMB/year  (full scholarship covering tuition fees, accommodation fees, living expenses )

Chinese Government Scholarship sponsor international students to undertake degree studies (bachelor, master and PhD) and Chinese language study  in institutions of higher education in China

HQU Overseas Students’Special Scholarship

Covers half/all of the tuition fees

To be awarded to full-time overseas students who have excellent school performances

Tan Kah Kee Scholarship

50,000RMB/year

 

Applicants must be ethnic Chinese from countries along the Maritime Silk Road (particularly in Southeast Asia) and study in Xiamen.

Chen Jianghe Scholarship

30,000RMB/year

 

For Chinese descents from countries along the Maritime Silk Road studying in College of Information Science and Engineering, School of Architecture, Business School, College of Tourism

HQU Outstanding

Freshman Scholarship for International Students

20,000- 80,000RMB/year

 

To be awarded to full-time overseas freshmen who have excellent school performances

HQU "Belt and Road" Scholarship for Overseas Chinese Freshmen

10,000-40,000RMB/year

 

To be awarded to full-time outstanding freshmen who are ethnic Chinese from countries along the Maritime Silk Road

HQU Outstanding Teachers Scholarship

Covers 4-year tuition fees

 

To be awarded to full-time outstanding overseas freshmen who will go back to their countries to conduct Chinese language and culture education after graduation

Chinese Government Outstanding International Students Scholarship

18,000RMB/year

 

To be awarded to outstanding international students who study in China

Fujian Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Students

30,000 RMB/year

 

For international students studying in degree programs

Wang Bincheng Outstanding Overseas Chinese Students Scholarship

3000-5000 RMB/year

 

To be awarded to outstanding overseas Chinese students who have excellent school performances in academic field, social practice or competition

Huang Zhongxian Overseas Chinese and Foreign Students Scholarship

3000-5000 RMB/year

To be awarded to outstanding overseas Chinese students and foreign students who have excellent school performances

Degree Level Fields of Disciplines Field of Study Years of Study Course Fee (CNY) Language of Teaching Faculty Campus
Bachelor Degree Law International Affairs and International Relations (Experimental Classes for International Civil Servants)) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of International Relations Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Literature Chinese International Education 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese Chinese Language and Culture College Chinese Language and Culture Education College campus
Bachelor Degree Education Chinese Culture Education 4 RMB 15000 YUAN/year Chinese Chinese Language and Culture College Chinese Language and Culture Education College campus
Bachelor Degree Literature Chinese Language 4 RMB 15000 YUAN/year Chinese Chinese Language and Culture College Chinese Language and Culture Education College campus
Bachelor Degree Literature Journalism and Communication (including Television Broadcasting, Advertising) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Journalism and Communication Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Mechanical Engineering 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Mechanical and Engineering Automation Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Materials Science and Engineering 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Materials Science and Engineering Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Electrical Engineering and Automation 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Information Science and Engineering Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Electronic Information (including Electronic Information Engineering) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Information Science and Engineering Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Computer (including Computer Science and Technology, Software Engineering, Information Security, Artificial Intelligence) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Computer Science and Technology Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Civil Engineering (including Civil Engineering, Engineering Management) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Civil Engineering Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering (including Chemical Engineering and Technology) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Chemical Engineering Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Bioengineering 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Chemical Engineering Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Engineering Architecture 5 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Architecture Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Art Musicology 4 RMB 18000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Music and Dance Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Art Dancology 4 RMB 18000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Music and Dance Xiamen campus
Bachelor Degree Management International Business (Instructed in English, can be Connected to the British Universities 3+1 or 3+1+1 Master Program) 4 RMB 28000 YUAN/year English International School Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Economics Economics (Instructed in English, including Finance, 1+2+1 Sino-American Joint Program, can be Connected with CFA program) 4 RMB 28000 YUAN/year English International School Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Economics Finance 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Economics and Finance Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Economics Economics (including International Economics and Trade, E-Commerce) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Economics and Finance Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Law Law 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Law Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Literature Chinese Language and Literature 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Humanities Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Literature English 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Foreign Languages Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Literature Japanese 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Foreign Languages Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Medicine Clinical Medicine 5 RMB 17000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Medicine Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Management Business Administration (including Business Administration, Marketing, Human Resources Management) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese Business School Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Management Public Administration (including Administration Management) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Political Science and Public Administration Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Management Tourism Management (including Tourism Management, Hotel Management, Exhibition Economy and Management) 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Tourism Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Art Design Science (including Visual Communication Design, Product Design) 4 RMB 18000 YUAN/year Chinese School of Fine Arts Quanzhou campus
Bachelor Degree Education Physical Education 4 RMB 14000 YUAN/year Chinese College of Physical Education Quanzhou campus
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