Application materials (A4 size)

1. Application form for international students of USTC with signature and recent photo (attachment 1);

2. Application form for scholarships (TWAS or CSC or USTC or IMR);

3. Acceptance letter from IMR professor (attachment 2);

4. Two letters of recommendation from professors or associate professors (with phone number and email address);

5. Complete résumé (CV);

6. Photocopy of passport (ordinary passport with the pages showing personal information);

7. Notarized photocopy of degree certificate or pre-graduation certificate and academic transcript;

8.  Proof of knowledge of English and/or Chinese;

9.  Research proposal (no less than 800 words);

10. Photocopies of the title pages and abstracts of published academic papers;

11. Foreigner physical examination form(attachment 3);

12. Applicants for programs instructed in Chinese but do not apply for one-year Chinese language courses, must provide the photocopy of HSK certificate (at least level 4) or other proof of their Chinese language proficiency; applicants for programs instructed in English must provide the photocopy of IELTS or TOFEL result or other proof of their English proficiency (except those whose mother tongue is English).


1. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English;

2. It is particularly important that signatures on the forms and the original copies must be notarized by official notary agency;

3. Application materials will NOT be returned regardless of the result;

4. If applicants are already employed, they must also provide documents showing their status as on-post employees and permission of release;

5. All application materials should be prepared according to the requirements. The examples of application forms  can be downloaded from attachment 4;

6. Please send all required application document to USTC before the deadline;

       Attachment 1 Application form for international students
Attachment 2 Acceptance letter from IMR professor

       Attachment 3 Foreigner physical examination form

       Attachment 4 Examples of application forms




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