Harbin Institute od Technology,Shenzhen(HITSZ) 2022 International PhD Student Prospectus


Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen (HITSZ)

2022 International PhD 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, multidisciplinary 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.




School of Computer Science and Technology


Computer Science and Technology

School of Electronic and Information Engineering

Electronic Engineering

Optical Engineering

Information Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation

Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics

Mechanical Engineering

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Environmental Science and Engineering

Civil Engineering

School of Materials Science and Engineering


Materials Science and Engineering

School of Science

Chemical Engineering and Technology


Computational Mathematics

Note:  Study term of doctoral students is 4-6 years, Successful graduates obtain degrees.

        The main language of teaching for doctoral students is English, and some course are bilingual.


Please find the attached information at the bottom

Who Can Apply?

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

When to Apply?

2022 Fall Semester: 15th March--15th June, 2022

2023 Spring Semester: 1st September--1st December, 2022

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 bellowed documents shall be submitted 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

10. Non-Criminal Record



PhD Program


CNY 42,000/Student/ Year


One-bed room

CNY 8,000/semester/bed
includes 6 months' rent (CNY 1,000 / month/ bed) and 2 months deposit of CNY 2,000

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 dormitory 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. 

Scholarship & Fund

Scholarship & Fund

PhD Candidate

HITSZ Scholarship and HITSZ PhD Cultivate Fund

HITSZ Scholarship: 100% waiver of tuition fee

HITSZ PhD Cultivate Fund: CNY 50,000/Student/Year


1.No scholarship subsidy during the suspension period

2.Students with a record of violations during their study are not eligible for scholarship subsidies.

3.One cultivate fund period is 4 years, which total fund is CNY 200,000/student. Cultivate term less than 4 years base on actual time to fund; If more than 4 years, the fifth year will offer no more than CNY 36,000/year/student after the application approval. No subsidized from the sixth year.

4.Students who receive the CSC or other scholarships cannot apply the above HITSZ scholarship and HITSZ PhD Cultivate Fund

5.HITSZ PhD Cultivate Fund does not include dormitory and insurance fee.


Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship 

CNY 30,000/Student/Year



1.Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship start from June every year, scholarship release on November.

2.Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship can apply once a year.




Miss. Yueli Zou

International Office,Room H721, HIT Campus, University Town of Shenzhen,

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

Tel: +86-755-86716144

Email: zouyueli@hit.edu.cn

Complains and Suggestions: +86-755-26033004


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