International students have the following options in Taishan Medical University.
(1) Undergraduate or postgraduate programs
(2) Visiting student status (non - degree) for one or two years
(3) Short-term language courses or Chinese Studies programs
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1. Long-term Programs
Application prerequisites: Below the age of 40, with a senior high school diploma and excellent academic record, and having passed the entrance examination.
Application materials: Taishan Medical University Application Form for International Students, a personal résumé, high school diploma, official transcripts for the last three years of senior high school, a letter of recommendation from the applicant's graduating high school, three passport-sized photos, and a photocopy of passport.
The submitted materials must be original documents or notarized copies, and may be either in Chinese or English.
Application submission period: Applicants are required to submit application materials to Department of International Cooperation before July 1.
Application fee: USD 30 (cash or traveler's check). No reimbursement.
Master's Degree Programs
For Master's program: Below the age of 45, with a Bachelor's degree, and having passed the entrance examination of Chinese for Master candidates.
For Master's program: Taishan Medical University Application Form for International Students, a personal résumé, graduation certificate and Bachelor's degree diploma, official undergraduate academic transcripts, a photocopy of passport, and two letters of recommendation from the applicant's professors (associate or higher rank), or from persons of similar standing.
Application submission period: Before July 1.
Application fee: USD30 (cash or traveler's check). No reimbursement.
Notification of admission: Upon acceptance, the University will send by mail a "Notification of Admission to Taishan Medical University", a "Visa Application Form for Foreigner Students" (Form JW202), a "Physical Examination Form", and related materials by the end of June.
Student visa application procedure: Apply for an "X" ("xuesheng") visa at Chinese Embassy or Consulate with photocopies of the following documents: the "Notification of Admission to Taishan Medical University", Form JW202 , the physical examination form and results of your blood chemistry tests. Keep the originals, since you must bring them with you and submit them upon arrival and registration at Taishan Medical University.
Note: Students who plan to study more than half a year at Taishan Medical University must apply for an "X" visa ("F" visa is for students whose planned duration of study is 180 days or less); students who hold any other type of visa will not be able to complete registration formalities.
All students must register within registration period specified in the Notification of Admission to Taishan Medical University, and submit the original copies of their "Notification of Admission to Taishan Medical University," Form JW202, physical examination form with results of blood chemistry tests, and ten passport-sized photos.
Fees of tuition and housing must be paid in full at the time of registration.
All students must report within the registration period. If you cannot register within this period, ask for permission from the University in advance; otherwise, no-shows are considered to have voluntarily withdrawn their application.
Requirement of Chinese: In order to ensure the quality of teaching and learning, General students are required to take the Chinese language proficiency exam after admission. Only those students whose results of the test are up to the standard are allowed to take courses in the various departments, while those who fail to meet the standard will be grouped into classes of different levels according to the results of the Chinese exam. For those who have already received an intermediate B certificate or above on the H.S.K. (Hanyu shuiping kaoshi) test, the exam will be exempted.
Accommodation: Taishan Medical University provides international students with the following types of lodging:
A. Two–bed room flat, each person has a private room; a small sitting room shared by two persons with color TV set, Internet access, telephone, air conditioning, and toilet/shower room. USD 5 per day/per person.
B. Standard single room with color TV set, Internet access, telephone, refrigerator, air -conditioning and toilet/shower room. USD 10 per day/per room
In addition, International students are not permitted to rent private accommodation off campus.
Department of International Cooperation
Taishan Medical University
Changcheng Road High-tech Development Zone, Taian City,
Shandong Province, P. R. China 271016
Tel.:0086-571-88165512，6236359，6222034 Fax: 0086-571-88165698
2. Short-term Programs
Enrollment Qualification: at the age of 18 to 60, good health.
A. Chinese Language Summer School for Individual Applicants:
1. Four-week Program: July 15 ---- August 15
2. Six-week Program: July 10---- August 25
B. Semester Programs for Individual Applicants:
1. Spring Semester: March 1 ---- June 30
2. Fall Semester: September 01, ---- December 31
Criterion for Expenses:
A. Application fee: USD 30 per person (USD20 for each member of a group with more than 10 persons)
B. Suggested cost of living: approximately USD 80 per month. Students should pay for other expenses such as medical care and personal activities by themselves.
A. Class hours: 8 to 12 a.m., Monday through Friday, extra curricular activities on Saturday.
B. Chinese language teaching:
1. Required courses: Chinese reading, spoken Chinese, pronunciation, listening comprehension and video class.
2. Selective courses: Chinese folk-customs, translation, writing, newspaper reading, classical Chinese, and selected readings of contemporary Chinese literature, and etc., putting focus on the ability to use Chinese in real communications.
C. Placement of Chinese Class: elementary, intermediate, and advanced Chinese classes are to be provided. Students are grouped into classes of different levels according to the results of the placement test after admission. The typical size of a class ranges from 10 to 25 students.
D. Chinese Culture Opportunities
1. Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy.
2. Weekend trips to Mount Tai and Qufu (Confucius home-town).
3. Tuitions/fees: range from USD 20 to USD 100 per person.
E. Students will receive Taishan Medical University Student ID upon registration, and Program Certificate and official transcript upon completion of the program.
Department of International Cooperation
Taishan Medical University
Changcheng Road High-tech Development Zone, Taian City, Shandong Province,
P. R. China 271016