The admission application of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) in 2021 has started. UCAS accepts international students through over 20 UCAS faculties and over 100 institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) is one of the CAS institutes with Chemical Engineering and Technology as the major discipline. It is the leading institute for the discipline construction of Chemical Engineering and Technology in UCAS. Over the past 60 years, the scope of research has gradually expanded to the fields of energy chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, material chemical engineering, resources/environment engineering, etc., and the discipline direction has developed from "chemical metallurgy" to "process engineering".
The following is brief information about admission application. For detailed information please see the attachments.
1. Scholarship Information and Admission Process
l Abstract Information about Scholarships
Tuition Fee (RMB/Year)
The ANSO Scholarship for International Students
Chinese Government Scholarship
UCAS Full Scholarship for International Students
UCAS Partial Scholarship for International Students
Note: Tuition fee for one doctoral student is RMB 40,000/year; tuition fee for one master student is RMB 30,000/year.
For more financial support information, including accommodation, medical insurance, funding duration, etc., please see attachment 1 - Scholarship Funding Standards and the notice of each scholarship below.
l The ANSO Scholarship for International Students
For detailed information please see the webpage below or the attachment 2:
l Chinese Government Scholarship
For detailed information please see the webpage below or the attachment 3:
l UCAS Scholarship for International Students
For detailed information please see the webpage below or the attachment 4:
l Doctoral Programs
Doctoral programs commonly last for 3-4 years. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment.
For detailed information please see the webpage below or the attachment 5:
l Master’s Programs
Master’s programs commonly last for 3 years. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment.
UCAS Master’s programs are mainly instructed in Chinese or bilingual in Chinese and English, with only a few programs instructed in English, in which, IPE provides an English-Instructed Master’s Program in Chemical Engineering and Technology.
For detailed information please see the webpage below or the attachment 6:
l Visiting Students Programs
The schooling system for visiting students ranges from 1 semester to 2 years. A non-degree certificate of study can be awarded if the visiting student successfully finishes his/her study at UCAS. Official transcripts are also available upon request.
For detailed information please see the webpage below or the attachment 7:
2. Application Time
Application for Admission with Scholarships or Not
2021 Fall Semester
2022 Spring Semester
2021 Fall Semester
The End of February
The End of April
The End of June
The End of August
The End of October
The End of December
The primary interview: Supervisors usually will organize the primary interview (one supervisor and one student, or several supervisors from the same research group and one student) before the application deadline (31 March 2021).
The secondary interview: During 1 April 2021 and 14 April 2021, IPE will organize an interview at institute level including all applicants who are approved by supervisors in the application system. The specific time and arrangement will be announced later via email.
IPE has the following majors for international students:
Chemical Engineering and Technology
Materials Science and Engineering
Environmental Science and Engineering
4. The MS leading to PhD program for UCAS students
Outstanding current UCAS master students who
- have completed the courses stipulated in the training plan and
- obtained the credits required for the MS leading to PhD program (the same as the requirements for the MS leading to PhD program of Chinese students), and
- have passed the doctoral candidate qualification examination of International College with the approval of their supervisor,
may apply for the MS leading to PhD program to Education Department, IPE.
The approval process usually takes place in June each year. Applicants are required to have obtained financial guarantee to study and live in China during the doctoral period. For those who pass the examination and get approval, the admission notice and other documents shall be issued, and they shall be registered as doctoral students from the next semester and officially transferred to the doctoral study.
Applicants should complete online application procedures for doctoral students (required) and relevant scholarship application procedures (if needed) in accordance with relevant regulations. Applicants can upload the certificate of passing the doctoral candidate qualification examination as the certificate of master’s degree to the application system.
Ms. Liao: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Institute of Process Engineering
Chinese Academy of Sciences