Welcome to Shantou University(STU), as a globally-oriented university, we are committed to fostering academic originality, innovative spirit, open-mindedness. STU always welcomes exchange students and provides the ideal learning and living environment to help our international students strive in their academics and engage with the university community. STU has established close academic ties with more than 100 universities from 26 countries and regions. The exchange students from partner universities study in STU (take courses or do research) for one to two semesters and transfer back the credits to their home university. There are nearly 40 programs open to the exchange students (Refer Table.1). Meanwhile, Chinese Language courses are offered to help them to learn basic Chinese.


Table.1 School/College and Program



Your fees for studying in Shantou will be covered by yourself. The payable to Shantou University are:

Registration Fee

RMB400Can be waived   according to the Student Exchange Agreement




RMB6,000   per year for a twin bedroom




RMB800/year      (Introduction of Insurance Scheme is available on http://en.lxbx.net/article/baoxian-61.html)

We need your following application documents:


●Application Form for Admission of Exchange Students(download from this website)


●A copy of passport




●Copy of diploma of the most advanced students and/or transcript of the most advanced studies (with Chinese/English translation)


Please send these documents to Shantou University International Office or Academic College (or School) after nomination by your home institution. On condition that your application is approved, International Office will send you Visa Application for Study in China (JW202 Form) and Admission Notice for purposes of your visa application.