Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen (HITSZ) 2021 International Graduate Student Prospectus (English-taught Program)


About HIT

Founded in 1920, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), 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.

Leading university listed on "Project 211" and "Project 985"

Founding member of C9 League (Chinese equivalent of the US Ivy League)

Top 4 Best Universities for Engineering in 2021 U.S. NEWS Ranking


Founded in 2002, HIT Shenzhen is a branch campus of HIT for full-time undergraduate, graduate and part-time programs. It has 10 schools and 4 research centers, with research focusing on information technology, intelligent equipment manufacturing, materials, artificial intelligence, and smart cities etc. HITSZ has been committing itself to promoting regional economic development by providing technical and personnel support to industries in the area, which has earned itself a high reputation and full support from Shenzhen government and HIT.

More details could be found at http://en.hitsz.edu.cn/index.htm

Teaching & Research

Among the 500+ full-time teachers in HITSZ, 80% of them have studied and worked overseas, and 90% have been recognized as high-level talents by the city and nation.

HITSZ owns 52 key laboratories, engineering laboratories, and public platforms above municipal level;

HITSZ has years of accumulated scientific study funds amounting to over 2.1 billion CNY;

HITSZ has already established cooperation with over 800 enterprises in Shenzhen, and has solved more than 1,400 major technological issues for them.

Who Can Apply?

Master programs Applicant must be foreign nationality in good health and under the age of 35 with a Bachelor’s degree

PhD programs Applicant must be foreign nationality in good health and under the age of 40 with a Master’s degree

When to Apply?

Master programs 2021 Fall Semester: 1st March--15th June, 2021

PhD programs 2021 Fall Semester: 1st March--15th June, 2021

                              2022 Spring Semester: 1st September--1st December, 2021

How to Apply?

Step 1: Complete online application at INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICE SYSTEM

Step 2: Pay application fee of CNY 400/ USD 60 to the HITSZ university account:

Account name: Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen

Bank name: Ping An Bank, Shenzhen, China

Account number: 0142100327638


Step 3: Wait for admission result. Qualified applications will get an official Admission Notice from HITSZ after their application was successfully submitted.

Application Materials

All belowed documents shall be submited online:

1. Notarized highest degree certificate

2. Academic transcripts (notarized copy in English or Chinese)

3. Digital photo

4. Copy of two recommendation letters from professors (Chinese or English)

5. Study plan or research proposal

6. Copy of the front page of passport (valid period should be over 1 year)

7. Copy of Health Certificate from hospital within the past 1 year

8. TOEFL 80 or above, IELTS 5.5 or above, or proofs indicating that you have attended universities where English is the principal language of instruction

9. Financial Proof



Master Program

PhD Program


CNY 35,000 / year

CNY 42,000 / year

  (Two-beds room)

CNY 4,000 / semester/ bed
includes 6 months' rent (CNY 500 / month/ bed) and 2 months deposit of CNY 1,000

Other fees

Insurance CNY 800 / year; Health Check CNY 500;Residence Permit CNY 400 / year

Notes:  1. Check-in procedures for campus domitory should be handled after school registration.

             2. HITSZ implements an insurance system for all international students. The international students must insure themselves according to relevant state regulations and school requirements.

6. Programs


Economics and Management

PhD Program

Management Science and Engineering

Notes: Study period for PhD programs is 4-6 years. Qualified students will be confered Academic PhD Degrees when conplete their study at the university.

7. Awards & Scholarships

Award Scholarship




HITSZ Freshman  Award


CNY 7,000~35,000

CNY 8,400~42,000

Notes: Available for qualified new applicants only

HITSZ Scholarship

First class

CNY 35,000

CNY 42,000

Second class

CNY 17,500

CNY 21,000

Third class

CNY 7,000

CNY 8,400

Notes: This scholarship can be applied when students complete their first-year study at HITSZ. Class of scholarship for students would be adjusted every academic year based on their performance.

CSC Scholarship

Exempt from tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiment, internship fee, fee for basic learning materials, and on campus accommodation fee.

Monthly living allowance

CNY 3,000/month

CNY 3,500/month

Notes: Application opens from early October to late December each year.

* Each applicant can only enjoy one kind of scholarship at a time


Ms. Dan Li

International OfficeRoom H721, HIT Campus, University Town of Shenzhen,

Xili, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, 518055, P.R.China

Tel: +86-755-26033266


Complains and Suggestions: +86-755-26033004


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