Founded in 1920Harbin Institute of Technology, with science, engineering and research as its core, encompassing management and liberal arts, economy and law, is now developing into an open, multi-disciplinary and world-class university.

Founding member of the C9 League (top nine key universities in China)

 Double First-class University in China

Top 5 Global Universities for Engineering in 2023 U.S. NEWS Ranking

I. Application Period

October 15th, 2023       2024 Application Opens

February 15th, 2024       Deadline for Application 

Note: Submit your application as early as possible to receive priority referral opportunities.

II. Application Portal

The CSC Online Application System is available at

Scholarship Type: B

HIT's University Code: 10213

III. Supporting Categories

HIT Chinese Government Scholarship Programs sponsor master's and doctoral degree students.

IV. Scholarship Coverage

1. Tuition fee

2. On-campus dormitory

3. Monthly living allowance: No stipend is issued before arrival at the university.

Master's degree students: CNY3,000/month

Doctoral degree students: CNY3,500/month

4. Comprehensive medical insurance: CNY800/year

V. Scholarship Duration

1. The duration of master's degree programs typically takes 3 years to complete, but some schools and majors vary, as shown below.

• 2 years: School of Management,School of Instrumentation Science and Engineering,School of Life Science and Technology

• 2.5 years: Faculty of Computing, School of Architecture

2. The duration of doctoral degree programs typically takes 4 years.

VI. Eligibility

Basic Requirements:

1. Applicants must be citizens of a country other than the People's Republic of China.

2. Be in good health both mentally and physically.

3. Consciously abide by the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China and the rules and regulations of the university.

4. No Double Benefits Allowed - Students cannot receive multiple scholarships.

Other Requirements:

5. When applying for a master's degree program, be a bachelor's degree holder under 35.

When applying for a doctoral degree program, be a master's degree holder under 40.

6. Language proficiency certificate

Chinese-taught programs: HSK level 4≥210 scores (valid for two years)

English-taught programs: TOEFL≥78 scores, IELTS≥6.0 scores, or equivalent English proficiency certificate

7.Proof of outstanding academic achievements, sports, art, cultural exchanges, public welfare activities, etc. (not mandatory).

VII. Application Documents

The application documents in other languages must be notarized in English or Chinese.

1.  Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship is available at

2. Passport homepage. The passport needs to be valid until September 2025..

3.Highest graduate certificate.

4.Academic transcripts. Copies of academic records should be from the undergraduate

program onwards.

5.Language proficiency certificate.

6.A study plan at least 1,000 words (write according to HIT requirements. The template is below). 

7.Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors. (The content shall describe the applicant's study objectives, comprehensive abilities, and evaluation of future development).Please date the recommendation letters.

8.Physical Examination Record for Foreigner (valid within six months). The physical

examination must cover all the items listed in the examination form. Incomplete records or those without the attending physician's signature, the hospital's official stamp, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are invalid.

9.Bank receipt of application fee:USD60 or CNY400.

10. Non-criminal record report (usually issued within six months before the application

submission date).

11. Acceptance letter (not mandatory). An applicant is encouraged to contact HIT's

professors ahead of submission.

Reminder: Uploaded supporting documents must be clear, authentic and valid. Applicants are recommended to use a professional device to scan the relevant documents. Applicants shall bear the consequences caused by unclear or unidentifiable uploaded documents.

VIII. Application Process

Step 1:Complete the application on the CSC Online Application System.

The online application system is available at

Step 2: Pay the application fee of USD60 or CNY400.

Remittance Information:

Bank Name: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Harbin, Da Zhi Branch

Bank Address: 318 East Dazhi Street, Harbin, People's Republic of China

Name: Harbin Institute of Technology

Account Number: 3500040109008900513


Note: 1.The application fee is non-refundable. Currently, Alipay or WeChat payment is not supported.

2. Please mark the applicant's passport name on the remittance voucher.

Step 3: Submit all application documents to

Step 4: Receive the confirmation Email from the Office of International Students Admission

of HIT.

Reminder: The admission officer will follow up on the application via email. Please check your email frequently—response averages within 24 hours (can be delayed due to the high number of emails). Please be patient if we don't respond in time.

IX. Important Notes

1.HIT can adjust the selected majors and study duration according to the applicant's educational background and study plan. If the applicant's conditions or application documents do not meet the provisions or requirements, the application shall be considered invalid and not accepted.

2. Applicants cannot change the professors, specialties, universities, study duration, or teaching language specified in the Admission Notice after registration.

X. More Information

To find a supervisor, please visit

[download] Acceptance Letter

[download]  Physical Examination Record for Foreigner

[download] Study Plan

XI. Schools and Majors

Master's degree programs(English-taught)

Master's degree programs(Chinese-taught)

Doctoral Degree Programs (English-taught)

Doctoral Degree Programs (Chinese-taught)

XII. Contact

Tel:+86-451-86402455, +86-451-86418461