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Admission for Foreign Students
CHAPTER I APPLICATION
CHAPTER I APPLICATION

1. Qualifications
Any foreigners who are healthy and willing to abide by the Chinese laws and decrees, respect the Chinese customs and habits, and meet the following qualifications may apply directly to IOPCAS. Foreigners wishing to study at IOPCAS may request an application form (UCAS Application For Admission for Foreign Students) from the International Students Office (ISO)of UCAS (See Chapter VI for contact details), or download the application form from UCAS website directly.

Master Program:
An applicant must be under 40 years old, has obtained or is working in the last year toward a Bachelor degree of China, or the foreign equivalent of such a degree. In the latter case, admission will be contingent on the final receipt of such a degree.

PhD. Program:
An applicant must be under 45 years old, has obtained or is working toward a Master degree of China, or the foreign equivalent of such a degree. In the latter case, admission will be contingent on the final receipt of such a degree.

Program for Regular Visiting Students:

An applicant must be under 45 years old, has obtained a Bachelor degree of China, or the foreign equivalent of such a degree.

Program for Senior Visiting Students:
An applicant must be under 45 years old, has obtained a Master degree of China, or the foreign equivalent of such a degree.

2. Application Materials to Be Submitted:

  • An Application for Admission for Foreign Students, with a recent passport-sized photo attached;
  • Application fee (nonrefundable);
  • Degree certificate of the highest education level (notarized photocopy);
  • Transcripts of undergraduate and/or graduate studies (notarized photocopy/photocopies);
  • Two letters of recommendation from your instructors at least at associate professor level or other person familiar with your activities with equivalent academic achievement;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • A financial support statement by your sponsor along with bank statements (original or notarized photocopy);
  • An Application Form for UCAS Scholarship for those wishing to apply for such scholarship.


If any of the materials is neither in Chinese nor in English, a copy of notarized translation in Chinese or English is required.

For applicants outside mainland China, payments must be made in US dollars in the form of personal check or money order or travelers check attached to the application form, payable to the UCAS. For applicants currently in mainland China, payments must be made in Chinese currency by sending money directly to the following bank account (Please specify that the money is for the application fee):

Account Name:    Institute of Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zip Code:       100190

The Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences P.O.Box 603,Beijing 100190,China
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