Xi’an Jiaotong University - Scholarships programs for postgraduate studies

March 15, 2022

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Location (s):

  • China


Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), established in 1896, is the national key University directly administered by the Ministry of Education of China. It is the top 10 Research University in China and member of China’s Ivy League (C9 League). It was ranked No. 313 on the list of QS World University Rankings 2019. XJTU is a comprehensive research university with 10 major categories of disciplines: science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, humanities, law, philosophy, education and art, and 26 schools, 9 colleges for undergraduates and 20 affiliated teaching hospitals. School Motto is: Diligent in Study, Persistent in Ambition, Determined in Action, Competent in Work. Welcome to apply for XJTU!


The University has a faculty and staff of 6137 people including 3,081 full-time teachers, of whom 44 are academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and/or the Chinese Academy of Engineering. The University now has 40346 full-time students, including 19629 postgraduates.

XJTU offers 87 undergraduate majors, and there are 32 first-level disciplines authorized to confer doctorate degrees, and 43 disciplines authorized to confer master’s degrees. It also offers English-taught bachelor’s programs, master’s as well as doctorate programs in different disciplines.

According to the data released by Essential Science Indicators (ESI), engineering of XJTU is ranked top 1‱on the ESI list, other 14 disciplines of XJTU are ranked top 1% on the ESI list up to March, 2018. Its Management School and Law School are accredited for the QS FIVE STARS respectively in 2016 and in 2018. 14 disciplines are ranked top ten in China, such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics, Materials Science, Electronics and Information Engineering etc.

XJTU established extensive international communication ties with about 300 universities and research institutions from 44 countries and regions. It initiated the University Alliance of the Silk Road and built an international platform of educational cooperation and communication for more than 154 universities of 39 countries and regions. Currently, there are over 3000 international students from over 139 countries and regions studying at XJTU. Due to its outstanding education quality, the University was awarded by the Ministry of Education of China as the “Demonstration Base for International Education”.

The University is located in Xi’an—the geographical center of China, the starting city of Silk Road as well as the capitals of 13 dynasties in Chinese history. It is not only home to Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses and Huashan Mountain but also home to more than 100 world top 500 companies’ branches. It is a hub of AI, aerospace, biotechnology, photoelectric chip, information technology, new materials, new energy, intelligent manufacturing etc. Its brilliant History, glorious culture, high-end technology and friendly environment for realizing the dreams bring Xi’an into one of the most selected destinations for study in China.

Duration of Program

  • Master's degree: 2~3 years
  • Doctoral degree: 3~6 years

The university may decide to add one year Chinese language study prior to the academic study according to the applicants’ Chinese language proficiency.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

  1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with valid passports;
  2. Applicants must be in good health;
  3. Applicants for Master's degree must have a Bachelor's degree and be under 35 years of age,
    Applicants for Doctoral degree must have a Master's degree and be under 40 years of age;
  4. Applicants may not be in receipt of any other types of scholarship.


Deadline: March 15, 2022

Cost/funding for participants:


1. Chinese Government Scholarship

A waiver of tuition fee, Free on-campus dormitory accommodation, Monthly living allowance, Comprehensive Medical Insurance for International Students in China.

2. XJTU Siyuan International Student Scholarship

A waiver of tuition fee, Monthly living allowance.

3. XJTU-Xi’an City Government “Belt and Road” International Student Scholarship

A waiver of tuition fee, Monthly living allowance.

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