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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!

 

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 50,000 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 80 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 54% with senior titles, 65% with doctoral degrees, 35% with the experience of overseas education, 68% 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% and Material Science and Chemistry 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. 

 

Applicants must be Malaysian citizens aged no more than 30,  with a senior secondary school diploma or an equivalent, with clean criminal record, be in good health, and possess valid passports. Applicants include Chinese independent secondary school students and national secondary students.

 

(1) Undergraduate Program ( admission in autumn,  begins in every September)

Must meet one of the following requirements:

1.1   Applicants with independent secondary school unified examination certificate (UEC)

A. Students majoring in arts, business, science and engineering and technology should get no more than 25 points (including 25 points) in the related five subjects.

B. For students majoring in design, music, dance and physical education, the total scores of Chinese language, English language and math should not exceed 20 points (including 20 points). The relevant performance certificate should be obtained, except for special cases.

1.2   Applicants taking STPM exam

Applicants should pass HSK test Level 5 or higher level, pass Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3 or higher band, and with STPM related subjects scores of at least 1B1C1D.

1.3   Applicants recommended by the principles of independent secondary school

Each principal of independent secondary school recommends no more than 5 students each year. Referring to the students' UEC scores, academic performance in senior high school, daily performance at school and the principal's recommendation letter, Huaqiao University will consider offering the qualified students with scholarship.

 

(2) University Preparatory Programs (including spring semester program and fall semester program which begins respectively in every February and September)

HQU offers Malaysian secondary school graduates with preparatory programs including spring semester program, which lasts half a year or one and half a year, and fall semester program, which lasts a year. Students with good performance in preparatory courses will be recruited to undergraduate programs of Huaqiao University. Students take the preparatory courses at the Chinese Language and Culture College of Huaqiao University.

Applicants should meet at least one of the following requirements:

2.1   Malaysian independent secondary school students and national secondary school students taking SPM exam with a score of at least C (including C) in Chinese Language, or passing HSK test Level 5 (including Level 5) or higher level, can apply for the preparatory programs. The specific SPM scores requirements are as follows:

For one-semester program: with the scores of the five related subjects of SPM graduation exam all not lower than C. Students with good performance will be recruited to the undergraduate programs at the end of the preparatory courses.

For one-academic-year program: with the scores of the five related subjects of SPM exam all not lower than E. Students with good performance will be recruited to the undergraduate programs at the end of the preparatory courses.

For one-and-half-a-year program: with the scores of the five related subjects of SPM graduation exam all not lower than E. Students with good performance will be recruited to the undergraduate programs at the end of the preparatory courses. Or students can take the Joint Examination of Huaqiao University and Jinan University in May to apply for the undergraduate programs.

2.2  Applicants taking the unified exam of independent secondary schools with the score of the five related subjects between 26-40 points.

2.3   Applicants taking STPM exam with the score of Chinese Language at least C6 (including C6) or higher, or applicants passing HSK test Level 5 (including Level 5) or higher level, or passing MUET Band 3 or higher band and with STPM related subjects scores of at least 1C2D.

Other: Chinese Language and Culture Education and Chinese Language Programs are specially for overseas students (including spring semester program and fall semester program which begins respectively in every February and September)

Applicants:  Malaysian Chinese independent secondary school students or national secondary students with SPM diploma. Spring semester applicants can use the SPM graduation transcripts as the application documents.

 

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

Eligibility

Chinese Government Scholarship

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

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

Tan Kah Kee Scholarship

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

HQU Outstanding Overseas Freshman Scholarship

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

HQU "Belt and Road" Scholarship for Overseas Chinese Freshmen

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

HQU Outstanding Teachers Scholarship

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

To be awarded to outstanding international students who study in China

Fujian Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Students

For international students studying in degree programs

Wang Bincheng Outstanding Overseas Chinese Students Scholarship

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

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

Xiamen campus

College

Code

Program

Level

Admissions Category

Duration(Year)

College of International Relations

01

International Affairs and International Relations (Experimental Classes for International Civil Servants)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

Chinese Language and Culture College

02

Chinese International Education

Undergraduate

Arts

4

03

Chinese Culture Education (Chinese proficiency is not required)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

04

Chinese Language

(Chinese proficiency is not required)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

05

Preparatory Class A (Arts)

Preparatory

Arts

1

06

Preparatory Class A (Science)

Preparatory

Science

1

07

Preparatory Class B (Arts)

Preparatory

Arts

1

08

Preparatory Class B (Science)

Preparatory

Science

1

School of Journalism and Communication

09

Journalism and Communication (including Television Broadcasting, Advertising)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

College of Mechanical and Engineering Automation

10

Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate

Science

4

School of Materials Science and Engineering

11

Materials Science and Engineering

Undergraduate

Science

4

College of Information Science and Engineering

12

Electrical Engineering and Automation

Undergraduate

Science

4

13

Electronic Information (including Electronic Information Engineering)

Undergraduate

Science

4

College of Computer Science and Technology

14

Software Engineering

Undergraduate

Science

4

15

Computer (including Computer Science and Technology)

Undergraduate

Science

4

16

Artificial Intelligence

Undergraduate

Science

4

College of Civil Engineering

17

Civil Engineering (including Civil Engineering, Engineering Management)

Undergraduate

Science

4

College of Chemical Engineering

18

Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering (including Chemical Engineering and Technology)

Undergraduate

Science

4

19

Bioengineering

Undergraduate

Science

4

School of Architecture

20

Architecture

Undergraduate

Science

5

College of Music and Dance

21

Musicology

Undergraduate

Arts and Science;

Technical Program

4

22

Dancology

4

 

Quanzhou campus

College

Code

Program

Level

Admissions Category

Duration(Year)

International School

23

International Business (Instructed in English, can be Connected to the British Universities 3+1 or 3+1+1 Master Program)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

24

Economics (Instructed in English, including Finance, 1+2+1 Sino-American Joint Program, can be Connected with CFA program)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

School of Economics and Finance

25

Finance

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

26

Economics (including International Economics and Trade, E-Commerce)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

School of Law

27

Law

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

College of Physical Education

28

Physical Education

Undergraduate

Arts and Science;

 Technical Program

4

College of Humanities

29

Chinese Language and Literature

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

College of Foreign Languages

30

English

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

31

Japanese

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

School of Medicine

32

Clinical Medicine

Undergraduate

Science

5

Business School

33

Business Administration (including Business Administration, Marketing, Human Resources Management)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

School of Political Science and Public Administration

34

Public Administration (including Administration Management)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

College of Tourism

35

Tourism Management (including Tourism Management, Hotel Management, Exhibition Economy and Management)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science

4

School of Fine Arts

36

Design Science (including Visual Communication Design, Product Design)

Undergraduate

Arts and Science;

Technical Program

4

 

Notes:

【Technical Program Requirement】

Extra technical tests are not arranged for candidates choosing the technical programs (including Musicology, Dancology, Physical Education and Design Science), but candidates should possess the relevant skills. (In principle, Huaqiao University only admits students listing technical programs as their first major choice.)

【Other Notes】

1.According to the regulations issued by the Ministry of Education and Huaqiao University,  students enrolled in the above technical programs, International Business program (English-instructed) and Economics program (English-instructed) are not allowed to transfer to other regular undergraduate programs; vice versa.

2. English scores will be taken into consideration for English major candidates and English-instructed major candidates. Math scores will be taken into consideration for Finance major candidates.

3. Preparatory programs last half a year or one year. Students who perform well during preparatory period will be admitted to the undergraduate programs of Huaqiao University.

4. Chinese Language Program and Chinese Culture Education Program are available for international students who have interests. For more information, please contact Chinese Language and Culture College of Huaqiao University(+86-592-6068011). Students with a proper Chinese language proficiency are allowed to join a class of corresponding level at any time of a program. Candidates for Chinese Culture Education Program should be recommended by the Chinese embassies.

5. Above are the recommended majors for international students of Huaqiao University. Special teaching syllabuses are designed for the above majors but not for other majors.

 

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