Founded in 1950, Anhui Science and Technology University (AHSTU) is a provincial university with a long history and profound cultural heritage. AHSTU started undergraduate education in 1965, and now it stands as a multidisciplinary university with a set of coordinated developed disciplines. There are 17,226 full-time undergraduates and postgraduates, with more than 100,000 outstanding graduates serving for global economic and social development.
Today’s AHSTU has two campuses—Fengyang campus and the Bengbu Longhu campus, covering an area of approximately 2,000 mu with floor area of 580,000 square meters. The total value of teaching and research equipment amounting to 250 million yuan, AHSTU has 5 basic experimental teaching centers and 26 experimental Centers (labs) for professional groups, and 7 subject platforms. In addition, there are 3 national science and technology innovation platforms, 1 national off-campus practical education base for college students, 15 provincial science and technology innovation platforms, and 9 provincial demonstration experimental training centers. The university library is currently housing a collection of 1.37 million paper books and 1.28 million e-books.
AHSTU at present consists of 14 colleges which offer 50 undergraduate programs. It has formed a professional system of applied disciplines that focuses on superior agricultural science and emerging engineering science, and multiple disciplines supporting each other and developing coordinately. AHSTU hosts more than 1,200 faculty members, including 394 professors and associate professors, 863 teachers with doctoral and master's degrees, 11 national and provincial honored teachers, 2 new century outstanding talents of the Ministry of Education, 5 provincial academic and technical leaders and reserve candidates, and 8 experts enjoying special allowances from the State Council and the provincial government. Flexible time working faculty with provincial-level leading talent teams such as the micro-nano molecular sensor team. There are 4 provincial-level “115” research and innovation teams, 17 provincial-level teaching teams, 16 provincial-level teaching celebrities, and 34 provincial-level teaching stars.
AHSTU places great emphasis on scientific research and technology development. In the past five years, the university undertook over 1600 research projects at various levels, including the National Natural Science Fund and the Social Science Fund; more than 400 of them are at the provincial (ministerial) level or above. Over 65 academic monographs and more than 1,200 academic papers have been published. The university has won 71 scientific research awards above the city level and has obtained 1,055 patents, including 255 invention patents, which made it one of the top ten universities for many years in Anhui Province. There are more than 500 cooperation research projects jointly carried out by AHSTU with local governments and related enterprises. The university is vigorously advancing the “International Cooperation in Running Schools Project” and has established exchanges and cooperation relationships with 26 universities in the United States, South Korea and the United Kingdom. The university currently has 3 national-level Sino-foreign cooperative programs, 255 students went to the United States and South Korea to study in double degree undergraduate programs, and 94 graduates went abroad to study for master’s degrees.
In the long-term practice of school-running, the university has formed a good teaching spirits "dedication and devotion, moral leading and nurturing, meticulous and rigorous scholarship, and pursuing perfection" and the learning spirits of "diligence in learning, thinking, hardworking, unity and cooperation". The university got “Excellent” level twice in the Ministry of Education's undergraduate teaching evaluation in 2002 and 2008 respectively. In 2013, AHSTU was selected by the Ministry of Education as one of the first batch of the pilot institutions which receive the undergraduate teaching review and evaluation, and AHSTU was highly praised by the evaluation experts. In 2017, the university was approved to be a provincial high-level applied university, and successfully passed the project acceptance of the professional master’s degree talent training project serving the national special needs, which made AHSTU among the “double first-class” universities in Anhui Province.
On the way of a new historical journey, the new generation of AHSTU faculty, under the guidance of Xi Jinping’s socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, carry out in-depth study and put the guiding principles of the national and provincial education conferences into practice. Guided by the university’s motto “ Morality, Knowledge, Practice, and Innovation” , they carry forward the AHSTU spirit of “hard work, pioneering and innovative, seeking the truth and being pragmatic, and selfless dedication”, earnestly accomplish the goals and fulfill the tasks set by the university’s Third Party Congress, adhering to morality, deepening connotation development, and vigorously implementing the five strategies of “quality school, strengthening schools with talents, revitalizing schools with characteristics, famous cultural schools, and governing schools according to law”. All of these will comprehensively improve the talent training capabilities of the university, thus high-quality development achieved, and the people of AHSTU will strive to build the university into a modern, first-class applied university in the country.
1. Prospective student
Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a bachelor’s degree (recognized by the Chinese Ministry of Education).
2. Study period: 3-4 years
3. Admission Programs
(1) School of Animal Science
Master of Agriculture specialized in Animal Husbandry
(2) School of Agriculture
Master of Agriculture specialized in Agronomy and Seed Industry
4. Basic admission requirements
(1) Qualification requirements:
Applicants for master’s degrees should hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification (or above) to a Bachelor’s degree from a Chinese university.
(2) Language requirements
For applicants who plan to take English-taught postgraduate programs, the Chinese proficiency is not required while corresponding proof of English proficiency should be provided). AND the students should reach the Level 3 of the International Chinese Language Proficiency Standard (HSK3) upon graduation.
(6) Other requirements
Applicants must be above the age of 20 (born after 1992), with good health and should abide by Chinese law and the regulations of AHSTU. They should also respect Chinese social customs.
5. Application Period
From January to August every year.
6. Application procedures
(1). Submit application materials to Anhui Science and Technology University via the designated mailbox
1) Application form
2) Copy of passport
3) Electronic photo (photo on white background)
4) Scanned copy of the highest degree certificate (original + Chinese or English translation)
5) Scanned copy of academic transcript (original + Chinese or English translation)
6) Medical certificate
7) Non-criminal certificate (original + Chinese or English translation)
8) 2 letters of recommendation
9) Study plan
10) Personal resume
11) Proof of English proficiency
IELTS: 5.5—6.0 TOEFL 80 (For non-native English speakers, documents or videos that prove English proficiency are required)
(2). Track application status online.
(3). Pay the registration fee and deposit.
(4). Upload payment voucher and bank deposit certificate online.
(5). Receive paper admission and visa materials (admission notice + JW202 form).
(6). Bring relevant materials to the Chinese embassy or consulate in your country to apply for a study visa in China.
(7). Make a pick-up reservation online.
(8). Come to the university to register.
7. Mailing address for submitting application materials:
International Communication and Cooperation Office, Anhui Science and Technology University, No. 9 Donghua Road, Fengyang County, Chuzhou City, Anhui Province 233100, China.
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