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Hohai University

Best Education Consultant For China

  • Chinese Name : 河海大学

  • Province: Jiangsu

  • City: Nanjing

  • Founded: 1915

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

433
World Rank
42
Country Rank
30,000+
University students

Situated in the old capital city Nanjing, Hohai University was founded as Hohai Civil Engineering School in 1915.

Hohai University is a state key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China, and is on the State “211 Project”. It is a comprehensive university with research and study of water resources as its main focus, education of engineering subjects as its first priority, and coordinated development of a wide array of disciplines, ranking among China’s top universities in its teaching indexes and overall strength. Nowadays, HHU offers 71 undergraduate programs, 205 master programs,66 PhD programs,and has16 post-doctoral stations. The discipline of Hydraulic Engineering and Environmental Science and Engineering were selected by the State Government to be on the Double Firs-Class Program in 2017. Disciplines of Engineering, Environment/Ecology , Computer Science, Material Science, Earth Science , Agricultural Science, Chemistry and General Social Science rank top 1% on ESI, among which Engineering ranks top 1‰. The discipline of Hydraulic Engineering ranks No. 1 nationwide successively at the National Discipline Evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education of China. Civil Engineering and Environmental Science & Engineering rank top 10 in China.

At present, the University has three campuses, namely the Xikang Road Campus, Jiangning Campus in Nanjing and Jintan Campus in Changzhou, with the total building area of 1641,333 square metres. 

The University has more than 3500 faculty members, serving approximately 55,000 students, including about 20,000 undergraduate students, 11,000 master students and 3500 PhD students, and 1100 international students.

Hohai University has 21 colleges and departments in total, covering engineering, sciences, economics, management, arts and law.

It has 2 research institutions at the state-level. One is the State Key Laboratory of Hydrology-Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering and the other is National Engineering Research Center of Water Resources Efficient Utilization and Engineering Safety. It also has 29 Provincial/Ministerial level Scientific Research Institutions, and 7 International Research Centers, including the Joint International Research Laboratory of Global Change and Water Cycle, which gathers top talents in the field of hydroscience and hydraulic engineering safety and aims to conduct international research.

Hohai university vigorously promotes the opening up of education and carries out extensive international cooperation and exchanges with over 100 high-level universities, research institutes and international organizations across the world in the form of Academic Exchange, Joint Degree Programs, Joint College and Joint Research. Hohai University is one of the first universities receive, educate, and confer degrees to international students. It has fostered thousands of talents for over 100 countries and regions. The university actively integrates into the Belt and Road Initiative, and innovates the customized mode of talent cultivation, so as to cultivate indigenized talent for Belt and Road countries.

Hohai University at main campus is located in Gulou District of Nanjing (No.1, Xikang Road), and other two campuses in Jiangning District (Nanjing) and Xinbei District (Changzhou) there are dormitory buildings exclusively for international students to apply for. Dormitory rooms, either single or double, have been equipped with one or two single beds, a desk, closet, air-conditioner and bathroom with a basin, western toilet and shower. On each floor of the buildings there is a shared kitchen and a laundry area with washing machines. 

Applicants Eligibility 

  1. Need to be Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Need to be in good health
  3. Age Limit: Bachelor Degree:18-25 Years old; Masters Degree:18-35Years old; PhD: 18-40Years old;Chinese Language:18-40Years old
  4. Need to have good academic result in highest education degree
  5. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 or TOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  6. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  7. Doesn’t have any criminal record in the past
  8. Need to have skill on research & publication(For Masters and PhD Degree )
  9. Need to have publication on good journal (For PhD Degree)
  10. Need to provide real and complete resume

Application Documents for Bachelor Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White/Blue Background)
  3. Higher secondary /A Level/Grade 12/High School Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  8. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  9. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  10. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  11. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Application Documents for Masters Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Bachelor Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  8. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for PhD Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  7. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  8. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the guardian(under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for Chinese Language courses:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Last academic Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  5. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  6. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  7. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  8. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  9. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Scholarship Covers: (CSC)

1. Full Tuition fees free

2. Full Accommodation fees free

3. Insurance fees free

4. Monthly stipend:3000 CNY/Month

After Scholarship Need to pay to the University :

1. Medical 400 CNY (Only for one year )

2. Visa Fees 400 CNY/Year

3. Registration Fees:400 CNY(Only for First Year)

 

University Scholarship

Type A Scholarship Covers:

1.Full Tuition fees free

2.Full Accommodation fees free

3.Monthly stipend:1700 CNY/Month

 

After Scholarship Need to pay to the University :

1.Insurance fees 800 CNY/Year

2.Medical 400 CNY (Only for one year )

3.Visa Fees 400 CNY/Year

4.Registration Fees:400 CNY(Only for First Year)

Type B Scholarship Covers:

1.Full Tuition fees free

2.Full Accommodation fees free

After Scholarship Need to pay to the University :

1.Insurance fees 800 CNY/Year

2.Medical 400 CNY (Only for one year )

3.Visa Fees 400 CNY/Year

4.Registration Fees:400 CNY(Only for First Year)

Masters Degree Major List for Taught in English Medium(Duration 2-3 years):

1. Hydrology and Water Resources

2. Cartography and Geographical Information System

3. Hydraulics and River Dynamics

4. Hydraulics Structure Engineering

5. Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering

6. Harbor Coastal and Offshore Engineering

7. Civil Engineering

8. Transportation Engineering

9. Environmental Science and Engineering

10. Electrical Engineering

11. Power Engineering and Engineering Thermal Physics

12. Control Theory and Control Engineering

13. Computer Science and Technology

14. Information and Communication Engineering

15. Software Engineering

16. Mechanics

17. Material Science and Engineering

18. Surveying and Mapping

19. Geological Resources and Geological Engineering

20. Agricultural Engineering

21. Mathematics

22. Physics

23. Enterprise Management

24. International Trade

25. Sociology

26. Public Administration

27. Resettlement Science and Management

28. Mechanical Engineering

29. Information and Communication Engineering

 



Hohai University is a key state university under the direct administration of Ministry of Education of China. Specialized in the research of water conservancy and education of engineering programs, the University provides disciplines ranging from engineering, science to economics, management, liberal arts, and law. It is a member of the University of Project 211, a cross-century project formulated by the Chinese government for the implementation of the strategy of invigorating the country through science, technology and education. Hohai University is among the first batch of state-authorizing universities to award bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees to foreign students.  The University has received students from over 80 countries and regions, most of whom have become senior experts, scholars and officials in their home countries. Hohai University is proactively seeking international cooperation opportunities to integrate quality resources both home and abroad. The International School of Hohai University is committed to the management and service of international students, overseas studies, short-term exchanges and education of Chinese language and culture.

Campus card is very important for international students to purchase food in school canteens, or even to borrow books in school library. The first and the second canteens in school are equipped with air conditioner, which can make students feel comfortable and cool in summer. The sixth student canteen at campus sells varieties of meat, and much food in different designs catching your eyes. Also the food is very tasty. Of course, there are many snack bars located around the campus, many of which are famous food in Nanjing city.

FAQ about Hohai University, China

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English? 
 
Answer: The program is fully English medium program. 
 
2. How is the living standard in Nanjing city? What about the canteen in the University?
 
Answer: The living standard here is affordable, for example, around 150USD for your food cost per month. There are the first canteen and the second canteen provided for international students.
 
3.How can I arrive in Nanjing city, the location of University?
 
Answer: If there is no direct flight to Nanjing, the recommended flight is transit from Hong Kong to Nanjing  (around 2.5 hours), or transit from Beijing to Nanjing  (around 1.5 hours), or transit from Shanghai to Nanjing  (around 1.1 hour by train ), or transit from Guangzhou to Nanjing (around 1.2 hours). Students can choose the travel route according to their location. 
 
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
 
Answer: Yes, the university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Nanjing Lukou International Airport which is the “Gate” of Jiangsu Province, and the third largest airport in eastern China and one of main air hubs in the country. However, students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. 
 
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
 
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money at the big International Airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need. 
 
6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet in Nanjing City ? 
 
Answer: Nanjing is a comprehensive national communication hub. Its external traffic extends in all directions, including airline, railway and highway, etc. Its internal traffic has developed into a system, consisting of subway, city bus, taxi and ferry, etc.
 
7. How is the climate in Nanjing City? 
 
Answer: The average annual temperature in Nanjing is about 15℃ (60 °F) and the time from mid-June to July is the rain period. 
 
8. Can a student open a Bank Account? 
 
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.
 
9. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 
 
Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language. 
 
10. What is the voltage used in China? 
 
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally. 
 
11.  Useful public contact number in China: 
 
Answer:
 
Fire: 119
Police Station: 110
Time Report: 12117
Telephone Directory: 114
Telephone Repair: 112
Emergency Ambulance: 120
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
 
12. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
 
Answer: China is the largest producer of engineering graduates in the world.
 
13. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?
 
Answer: China has become the second largest economic entity, which has made China an influential role in the global economy
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