Ready to Apply?  The Journey Begins!

Ready to Apply?  The Journey Begins!

Application Deadlines

● Undergraduate and Graduate Programs:

Fall Semester: May 31st

● Chinese Studies Certificate Program:

Fall semester: May 31st;
Spring semester: Novermber 15th

● Short-term Chinese Language Program:

Any time of the year.

● Chinese Language and Culture Summer Camp:

June 15th

Step1:Prepare your application package.

1. Completed application form, which can be downloaded from

2. Copy of your passport information page

3. Copy of the diploma of your highest level of education

4. Copy of the transcripts of your highest level of education

5. Copy of non-criminal report in English version

6. Copy of foreigner physical examination form & blood examination

7. Study Plan

8. Copy of official Chinese/English language test result sheet

9. The recommendation letter from your referring university/organization

10. Copy of a paper with your detailed shipping address to receive admission and visa documents. (Recipient’s name, phone number, company, Dept. / floor, street, city, state/province, country, postal code)

Step 2: Email your application package to

After evaluation of your application documents by China government, SIAS will post JW202 form and admission letter to you.

Step 3:Apply for a “Student (X) Visa” at Chinese Embassy.
As soon as students have received admission letter and the government JW202 from Sias International University, student could apply for the “Student X Visa” to China in their home country from the nearest Chinese Embassy.

Step 4:Get to Sias

Upon receipt of the student visa, the students should inform SIAS their arrival information 2 weeks ahead, so SIAS could arrange the transportation to pick up the students from the airport or the railway station after they arrive in China, and assist the students in gaining their residency permit as required by Chinese law.

Academic Calendar
Sias International University follows the Chinese academic calendar. There are two semesters per one school-year: the Fall semester and the Spring semester. Generally, the Fall semester begins at the last Monday in August and lasts 18 week. Between Fall and Spring semesters there is the winter break for approximately five weeks from late January to late February.The Spring semester begins after the Chinese Spring Festival and lasts 18 weeks, generally ending in late June.

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