Fuzhou Universityof International Studies and Trade2019 Enrollment Guidefor International Students(for English-taught Programs)

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I.University Profile

Founded in 2004, Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade was upgraded into a non-government sponsored regular university upon approval by the Ministry of Education in 2011, and it is the first privately-run college in Fujian Province to be allowed to recruit international students. There are more than 100 international students.The University attaches great importance to international exchanges and has successively established teaching and scientific research cooperation with Plymouth University in UK, Stony Brook University in United States, Massey University in New Zealand, Stuart Union of Universities in France.

The University is located in Changle city of Fuzhou, the Capital of Fujian. Changle, a portal of Fuzhou has long been known as a "Coastal Cultural City". Situated at the foot of mountains, the campus is designed to fit into the beautiful scenery around. The campus covers an area of more than 80 hectares with building area of 440,000 square meters and owns the equipment with the total value of more than110 million yuan for teaching and scientific research, over 3 million paper and electronic books, more than 100 laboratories, and over 200 off-campus training bases.

The University has 31 undergraduate majors, including International Economics and Trade, Economic Statistics, Financial Engineering, Civil Engineering etc., covering discipline categories such as Economics, Literature, Management, Engineering, Art and Education. The University has more than 16,000 full-time students. Now the University has more than 900 full-time and part-time teachers and about 50 teachers from over ten foreign countries such as Britain, United States, France and Japan. 

With unremitting efforts, the University is widely recognized by all social sections for its high education quality and fruitful education achievements, and enjoys higher popularity and reputation. The University has successively been conferred with a myriad of honors, such as "Outstanding Privately-run Institution of Higher Learning in China", "Outstanding University of Moral Progress" in the 10th and 11th selection of Fujian Province, Outstanding Institution of Higher Learning in Fujian for Excellent Work in Employment Guidance for New Graduates", "Outstanding Organization of Vocational Education of Fujian" and "Safe Campus". Besides, our university has been covered from multiple angles by a number of mainstream media including CCTV, China Education Daily, People' s Daily, China Economic Net, etc.

II. Program introduction (taught in English)

International Economics and Trade (Economics)


1. Age:18-25years old (included)

2. Foreign students graduating from high school (qualifications shall be determined based on the Standards for the Quality of Higher Education for Overseas Students in China (Trial Implementation) published by China’s Ministry of Education);

    3. Graduation from high school

4. Passing the university entrance evaluation

5.Financially capable of living and studying in China and international traveling (about 30,000 yuan/year)


1. Application process

(1) Submit an application

Time: Before July 30, 2019

Documents(please download relevant application forms from the University website: gjzx.fzfu.com) :

Application form for FUIST;

Electronic photo;

Copy of passport;

Diploma of the most advanced studies (notarized photocopy);

Transcripts of the most advanced studies (notarized photocopy with GPA);

Health certificate;

Personal CV, including: studies and working experience, special achievements, study plan in FUIST, certification of awards; 

Certificate of No Criminal Record

Certificate of Economic Guarantee (Bank Flow or Certificate of Deposit Equivalent to RMB 20000 or above);

Certificate of English Proficiency, if there is a certificate of Chinese proficiency, it can be provided together.

Please compress all of the above documents into a package and send it to this email address: iec@fzfu.edu.cn

(2) Qualification verification

After submission, if you haven’t received any reply for two weeks, please do not hesitate to contact us at iec@fzfu.edu.cn

(3) Enrollment for New International Students and payment of registration fee

After qualification verification, we will send Enrollment for New International Students for you, pay registration fee (No refund) in time after receipt of New International Students, then scan the remittance flow sheet and send it to iec@fzfu.edu.cn (Please indicate your name, contact information and other basic information in the e-mail).

(4) Documents delivering and payment

We will send the scanned flies of Admission Notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202) to your E-mail. After receiving the scanned flies, you shall remit Bed reservation fee to the University’s bank account immediately, then scan the remittance flow sheet and send it to iec@fzfu.edu.cn (Please indicate your name, contact information and other basic information in the e-mail). 

After that we will send you Admission Notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202). Please remit tuition to the University’s bank account within the stipulated time, then scan the remittance flow sheet and send it to iec@fzfu.edu.cn (Please indicate your name, contact information and other basic information in the e-mail) .

(5) Visa application

International students shall apply for visa to study in China at the Chinese embassy or consulate-general in their home country with a valid passport, the Admission Notice, Visa Application for Study in China (JW202),and Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Please E-mail us which consulate you are applying for your visa and tell us the full name of the consulate).

(6) Registration

International students must register with FUIST at the time specified in the Admission Notice along with the above-mentioned documents for visa and ten copies of 2-inch recent ID photos. Please note that if you take physical examination outside China, you shall take it again in Fuzhou at your own expense. To avoid the trouble that may be caused by the expired visa, please do not arrive in China too early. Please report your arrival to the University upon arrival.

2. Visa and insurance

(1) Visa. Students who have been admitted to the University shall take the Admission Notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202) to Chinese embassy to apply for X or F visa. If your program is more than six months, you shall apply for X1 visa and transit it into Residence Permit for Study within 30 days after landing in China with the help of International Students Office. If your program is within half a year, you shall apply for X2 visa.

(2) Insurance. Ministry of Education of P. R. China regulates that all the international students shall purchase medical insurance in China. For those who do not possess the required medical insurance, the University will not conduct his/her registration formalities.

Reference for Required Fees


Criteria (RMB)



16,000/academic year



About 400-800RMB/

academic year

Based on actual cost of textbooks in each semester.

Health Insurance


Based on actual quotation from insurance companies.

Physical Examination

Average 500 RMB/student

1. According to the provisions of the Chinese authorities, all the international students shall take the physical examination;

2. On the basis of the charging standard published by Fujian International Travel Health care Center.


Average 400 RMB/certificate

Charged by local exit-entry administration department.


Average3000RMB/student/year for a twin room

Based on the charging standard for international students, excluding personal items, water or electricity fee.

Cost of Living


Varies depending on individual preference.

Registration Fee

500 RMB

Charged after Enrollment for New International Students is granted; not refundable.

Deposit for bed occupancy

2000 RMB

Charged after scanned flies of Admission Notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202) are granted; this can be used to offset the tuition and accommodation fee.

V. Scholarship

The university grants Scholarship for Excellent International Students of English-taught programs:



Scholarship details

First Prize

10 at most

100% exemption from the tuition and accommodation fee for the current academic year

Second Prize

20 at most

100% exemption from the tuition for the current academic year

Third Prize

30 at most

Exemption of RMB 10,000from the tuition for the current academic year

 (1)Selection Criteria

For the first academic year, scholarships are assessed in the order of high school grades(GPA).

For the following academic year(s), the Final Comprehensive Assessment Achievements of the last academic year shall be taken as the criteria. Students who pass the examination are ranked based on the results, and those who fail the examination are turned into self-financed students.

(2)Illustration: students of the English-taught programs will not participate in the evaluation for scholarship for foreign students awarded by Fujian Provincial Government.

VI. Way of payment

1.Payment in cash;

2.Remittance to FUIST’s bank account with the following information:

Account Name

Fuzhou University of 

International Studies and Trade

Bank Account Number


Bank Name

China Construction Bank

North City Sub-branch

Reference Section

“International Student”+ your full name

Contact information

Address: No.28 Yuhuan Street, Shouzhan New District, Changle, Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, P.R.China

Contact person: Ms. Jiang / Mr. Lee 


Fax: +86-0591-28982251

E-mail: iec@fzfu.edu.cn

Website: http://www.fzfu.com

. Learning and living environment

1. Campus facilities

FUIST boasts a picturesque campus with rich cultural heritage and convenient transportation, which is located in the center of Fujian Pilot Free Trade Zone. The student dormitories have a beautiful environment, and the University provides well-furnished twin rooms for international students, which are equipped with separate balcony, private bathroom, air-conditioner, washing machine, water heater, internet interface, individual desk, wardrobe etc.

The University's dining halls are well-designed, clean and comfortable. It provides students and faculty with diverse foods in fine quality and at a competitive price around the clock. What’s more, traditional Chinese foods and exquisite western foods are available in the specialty windows inside it.

The campus is well-equipped with library, standard plastic track-and-field ground, tennis court, basketball court, multi-purpose indoor stadium, badminton hall, table tennis arena, student recreation center, gymnasium etc.

2. School life

There are more than 60 students’ organizations in FUIST, including English Association, Hip-hop Club, Literature Society, Latin Dance Club, Taekwondo Club, Quality Development Association, Skating Club etc. The University builds up sports and art teams like football team, basketball team, badminton team, dancing team, choir team, competitive cheer-leading team etc. Campus recreational and sports activities are varied and colorful, forming two events, i.e. “Culture and Arts Festival” and “Students’ Societies Exhibition Performance”. FUIST students have won hundreds of awards among over 60 kinds of competitions nationally and provincially.


.Location, life and culture

1. Location and transportation

Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade is located in Fuzhou City, provincial capital of Fujian Province. It is about 23 kilometers away from Fuzhou Changle International Airport, 21 kilometers from South Railway Station of Fuzhou, and only 5 kilometers from the nearest entrance to highways. What’ more, it is only 4 kilometers from the nearest city center where you can find kinds of shopping centers, the Wal-Mart, theaters, KTV, etc.

2. An overview of Fujian and Fuzhou

As a mountainous coast-land province, Fujian enjoys both tradition culture of China and its unique sea culture and boasts many famous cultural and natural heritages and brands. There is Wuyi Mount, a world cultural and natural heritage; Tulou Cluster -- a world cultural heritage in southern Fujian, Taining -- both a world natural heritage and a world geological park, and other three world geological parks -- Baishuiyang, Taimu Mount, and Baiyun Mount. Also, its capital city Fuzhou is called “a capital of hot spring”; the beautiful coast-land city Xiamen (Amoy) is “a garden in the sea”; the Meizhou Island is regarded as the holy land of Mazu (Peace Goddess of Sea); and Pingtan Island is dubbed as “the Qilin of East China Sea”(Qilin is a legend animal represents power and prosperity). Fujian is also the home to the famous Wuyi black tea and Dehua porcelain, and Fujian cuisine is one of the eight regional cuisines in China. The famous cuisines such as Fotiaoqiang (Steamed Abalone with Shark’s Fin and Fish Maw in Broth) and Braised Sea Clam in Chicken are in the list of the state banquet.

Lying in the southeast coast of China, Fujian is facing Taiwan Island across the straits, connecting jointly northward with Zhejiang Province and southwards with Guangdong Province. Fujian has a sub-tropical maritime climate influenced by East Asian Monsoon, so it receives sufficient bright sunshine and abundant rainfalls and the forests cover rate ranks top in China.The coverage of forests in Fuzhou reached 54.9% and the air purification level hits 96.7%, ranking top 10 capital cities in China. Fuzhou Port is one of the 25 major ports in China, and has the trial direct flight to Taiwan. Fuzhou Changle International Airport is one of the main airports and an air-hub in the southeast China, having over 70 domestic and international airlines. Fuzhou Station is one of the ten major railway hubs in China, playing a key role in China’s coast-land railway system, having direct high-speed trains to Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou etc.

 As one of the significant economic and cultural centers in China, it is ranked No. 7 in the list of “most developmental sustainable cities” in China, a document co-published by McKinsey & Co., Columbia University and Tsinghua University in 2003, ranking after Hangzhou and Guangzhou and before Beijing. In 1844, Fuzhou becomes one of the five Chinese treaty ports. Since the British set up its consulate in Fuzhou in 1845, there have been 17 countries setting up their consulates here in history. Also, Fuzhou is the cradle of modern Chinese navy and the birthplace of Chinese shipyard culture.

Now, Fuzhou is the only capital city in China that has both National New District, Free Trade Experimental Zone, and the core district of Maritime Silk Road and Demonstration Area of Cross-straits Economic Cooperation. With favorable policies, Fuzhou attracted many business platforms such as China-ASEAN Seafood Exchange, Cross-border E-commerce Center, Bonded Port Area, Tax-protection Logistics Park, Export Processing Zone, Finished Automobile Import Port and so on, forming an industry system with mechanized equipment, food, textile and petrifaction as its main industries, and focuses on the development of transportation and communication, business cooperation and humanity communication.

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