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Winter Camp

I. Introduction

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) Winter Camp is a short-term study program that provides international students with the opportunity to experience an excellent learning environment with outstanding faculty members at one of China’s most prestigious universities and inspire them to future study. They could explore the lifestyle of China’s most dynamic city and receive Chinese language instruction as well.

II. Courses 


III. Duration

two weeks 

IV. Application Period

The application period varies based on annual academic calendar.

V. Transcript and Certificate

Upon completion of the courses, students who meet the assessment requirements will be issued with a transcript and a certificate. Students who are absent for more than a quarter of the total classes will not get the certificate. 

VI. Fees and Payment

Tuition (textbooks included)

800 RMB(≈120 USD)


160 RMB(≈24 USD)

Accommodation (twin room)

750 RMB(≈115 USD)

Field trips and visits

1,500 RMB(≈230 USD)


3,210 RMB(≈489 USD)

Note: Outstanding applicants have an opportunity to be waived partial fees or full fees   depending on their academic background and performance.

Payment: After the admission is confirmed, we will inform the admitted applicants to pay the pre-registration fee of 500RMB(≈75USD) through online payment, and send them the admission materials. Students should pay the remaining fees in RMB cash or by card when they arrive at the school on the day of registration.

Refund: The pre-registration fee is non-refundable. After registration, all fees are non-refundable.

VII. Eligibility 

1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid foreign passport

2. Undergraduate student or master student

3. In good mental and physical health

4. Good command of English

VIII.Application progress

1.Click online application 

2. Register, choose Non-degree program−−>Winter Camp, complete the application form, upload the documents (fields marked with asterisk are required), submit the application

IX. Visa, Insurance, Food and Accommodation

1. Visa

The admitted students should submit the Visa Application Form (JW202) and the admission notice to the Chinese Embassy or consulate to apply for a Chinese Student Visa. Students must enter the country with a Student Visa and ensure that the Visa is valid during their stay in China.

2. Insurance

International students are required to purchase insurance in accordance with state regulations and school policies. Students pay the insurance fee, and USTC is responsible for purchasing the insurance.

3. Food

Students can use the student card in the campus canteen, as well as library and gym.

4. Accommodation

Student dormitories on campus are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. If on-campus accommodation is full, students are required to find off-campus accommodation on their own. The accommodation fee will be deducted from the total fee. International students who live off campus shall register with the local police station in time. Full address and telephone number of the residence must be submitted at the time of registration.

X. Contact us

Ms. RAN Yi

International College

University of Science and Technology of China

96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui, 230026 China

Tel: +86-551-63602848