Harbin Institute of Technology

Harbin institude was established in 1920 in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. In 1954, HIT became one of China’s first six leading universities. Presently HIT is a member of China’s top nine University Union (C9). It is a National Key University with science and engineering as its core and has developed to include management, liberal arts, economy, law and other disciplines. In the US News ranking for the Best Global Universities for Engineering, HIT ranked No.2 in China and No.4 globally.

For international students out of China only those who want to study master or PhD degree can apply for HIT Independent Recruitment Program. HIT Independent Recruitment Program covers tuition fee, accommodation fee, stipend and insurance fee. It is one of the programs of Chinese Government Scholarship (hereinafter referred to as CSC scholarship) and assigned from the Ministry of Education (hereinafter referred to as MOE) to the university to recruit outstanding international students. Applicants need to submit the application materials according to school requirements. HIT will select the best applicants and recommend to the China Scholarship Council.

Host country: China

Host University: Harbin Institute of Technology

Scholarship covarage: Fully funded

Degree level: Masters

Eligble countries: Non-chinse citizens


  • School of Astronautics
  • School of Civil Engineering
  • School of Electronics and Information Engineering
  • School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering
  • School of Mechatronics Engineering
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Material Science and Engineering
  • School of Transportation Science and Technology
  • School of Energy Science and Engineering
  • School of Computer Science and Technology
  • School of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • School of Science
  • School of Foreign Languages
  • School of Economy and Management
  • School of Life Science and Technology
  • School of Humanities and S.S.&Law
  • School of Environment
  • School of Marxism

ll doctoral degree programs are taught in English or Chinese (except School of Humanities, S. S. and Law). Master’s degree programs are generally taught in Chinese, except the English programs of Management, Materials Science, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, and Chemical Engineering & Life Science and Technology.
For programs taught in English, applicant whose native language is not English should submit an English proficiency certificate; for Chinese-medium programs or Remedial Chinese Language Courses, applicant should submit report of HSK4 or above (valid for two years).

the schlarship Benefits:

  1. 1.Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee, and accommodation fee;

  2. 2.800 RMB per year for Comprehensive Medical Insurance;

  3. 3.Monthly stipend is granted to the students at the following rates after freshman coming to China to register, the stipend will not be reissued before coming China:

Master’s degree candidate: 3,000 RMB/month
Doctoral degree candidate: 3,500 RMB/month


    1. 1.Applicants must be non-Chinese nationality in good health.

    2. 2.International students out of China or former graduates of Chinese universities.

    3. 3.Educational background required and age limit:

Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35; Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have master’s degree and be under the age of 40. 

  1. 4.Excellent performance in study.

  2. 5.Applicants should have good ability in scientific research.

Note: The scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship.

Application Materials

The applicants need to provide the following materials truly and correctly (two sets) and pay for the material assessment fee.

    1. 1.Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (two sets).

The CSC Online Application System is available at: http://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/ .

Scholarship type: B

code: 10213

    1. 2.Highest full-time study diploma (original notarized document in English or Chinese).

Note: If applicants are university students, they should provide original notarized pre-graduation certificate in English or Chinese.
Notarization must be carried out through formal institution, the signature or seal from school or working unit does not have the effect of notarization.

    1. 3.Transcripts (It is not required to be notarized, but must be signed and sealed from the university. The transcripts in other languages must be translated in English or Chinese with notarization).

    2. 4.A study or research plan (not less than 800 words in English or Chinese). 

    3. 5.Two recommendation letters by professors or associate professors in English or Chinese.

    4. 6.Passport copy (Valid for one year at least).

    5. 7.Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

Note:The form is printed by the Chinese Health and Quarantine Department and is restricted to those who study in China for more than 6 months. The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. The medical examination result is generally valid for 6 months.

    1. 8.Bank Receipt of Material Assessment Fee: 60 USD or 400 RMB

Applicants should post the paper application materials with the copy of remittance receipt. Paper materials and material assessment fee are non-refundable.

Remittance Information:

Bank Name: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Harbin, Da Zhi Branch
Bank Address: 318 East Dazhi Street, Harbin, People’s Republic of China
Name: Harbin Institute of Technology
Account Number: 3500040109008900513

    1. 9.Language proficiency certificate

Chinese-medium programs: 

Master’s Degree: report of HSK4 or above (valid for two years),
Doctoral Degree: report of HSK4 or above (valid for two years), English level certificate;

English-medium programs:English proficiency certificate.

    1. 10.Certificate of No Criminal Record

    2. 11.Acceptance letter( not a must)

Applicants are encouraged to contact the professors prior to application and enclose the acceptance letter from supervisors of HIT.

deadline: March 31, 2022.