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Admission to Master's Program in Architecture 2019

For International Students

1. Qualification of Applicants

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.

Applicants for master’s degree programs should have a bachelor’s degree. Applicants for doctoral programs should have a master’s degree.

Language skills requirements:

Transcripts of TOEFL(85) or IELTS(6.5)

(for non-native English speaking applicants who don't have a degree in English-speaking countries).

2. How to Apply

Applicants should complete the Online Application on the website of the THU Graduate Programs Application System ( for International Students during the designated THU application period. Applicants should fill in the application information online, upload the application documents listed below to the Online Application System, and pay the application fee (800RMB) online at the time of submission.

Application Schedule

Graduate Programs offered in Chinese:


1st Round

2nd Round


Oct 15, 2019-- Dec 15, 2019

Jan 1, 2020 -- Mar 1, 2020

Please note that for applicants for the Chinese Government Scholarship or other scholarships, applications should be submitted before December 15, 2018.

Application Documents

Please upload all the listed documents below to the application system:

Personal statement.

Degree certificate. Those who have not graduated yet must provide a proof of education in current academic institution.

Academic transcript.

Two online academic recommendation letters from scholars who have the title of associate professor or higher or senior professionals in a related academic field. Please follow system instructions for submission of online recommendation letters.

Passport personal information page (personal and ordinary passport).

Portfolio (Need to be uploaded in one PDF file. It could be the school assignment, competition work or internship projects. This will help the Committee to evaluate your qualification.)Resume

Application Remarks

Applicants are required to submit scanned images of all required documents at the time of application. All uploaded documents should be in Chinese or in English; otherwise notarial translations in Chinese or English are required. Once translated, the original documents and certified translations are to be submitted together to the application system.

Please scan the original or notarial application documents in color using a scanner. Documents images captured by mobile phone or camera are not acceptable. Copies are also not acceptable.

Application fee must be paid at time of application submission. THU is not responsible for errors made by applicants during the application process. There are no application-fee refunds.

Applications with incomplete documents or without application fee payment will not be processed.

THU may request some applicants to offer original or notarial hardcopies of application documents for further qualification check if uploaded documents are not sufficient. Applicants shall guarantee all the information and application documents submitted in this application are authentic and accurate; otherwise, the admission will be disqualified.

None of the above application documents will be returned.

3. Evaluation and Admission

Admission to the graduate program is determined at the school level with oversight by Tsinghua University according to the result of document review and other factors. Certificate of Admission will be issued by THU Graduate Admission Office after the final admission result is released. Prior to this, applicants may check admission status via the THU GraduatePrograms Application System for International Students.

4. Scholarship

Applicants are encouraged to apply for Chinese Government Scholarship/Tuition Scholarships.

Click here for more information.

5. Accommodation

Due to limited dormitory capacity, on-campus rooms can only be reserved for those who have successfully applied online.

Detailed information regarding THU academic life, accommodation, student activities, visa, and residence permit application, as well as other useful information, is available at

6. Visa Application and Registration

Admitted students should bring their personal and ordinary passport, Certificate of Admission, Visa Application Form (JW202/JW201), and original Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners as well as other original documents of physical examination to the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China, and apply for a student visa (X1 visa). Students who intend to live in an on-campus dormitory shall apply for the room on line during the dates specified in the university instructions. Students shall come to THU for registration during the dates indicated by the Admission package with the required documents. Normally, registration is held in late August. Students must enter Mainland China with an ordinary passport and X1 visa; and must apply for a Residence Permit within 30 days after arrival in China.

All students should present the necessary original or notarial degree certificate upon registration at Tsinghua University for enrollment qualification review. Students who are failed enrollment qualification review will be disqualified from enrollment.

7. Costs (Unit:RMB Yuan)

(1) Application Fee: RMB 800

(2) Tuition Fees: 120,000 (Full program)

(3) Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance: RMB 600/year

(4) Accommodation: RMB 80/day·bed for single rooms and AB rooms, RMB 40/day·bed for double rooms in student dormitories.

8Contact Information

Admission Office

Rm101, School of Achitecture,

Tsinghua University, Haidian District,

Beijing, China. 100084


Fax: 86-10-62770314


For Admission

Graduate Admission Office, Tsinghua University

Tel: +86-10-62781380 Email:

For Scholarship

Graduate Scholarship and Grants Management Office, Tsinghua University


For Visa or Campus Life

International Students & Scholars Center, Tsinghua University



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