Huazhong University of Science and Technology - HUST



Peter Hartges

RWTHweltweit: China und Thailand


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Die Huazhong University of Science and Technology, HUST for short, in Wuhan, is national key university and is under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education in the Peoples Republic of China. It is also one of the first universities that joined Project 211 and Project 985. The university's current structure is a result of the former Huazhong University of Science Technology, the Tongji University of Medicine, and the Wuahaner Urban Planning Institute joining together on May 26, 2000. There are currently eleven subjects and 55,000 enrolled students at the university. Approximately 1,800 are international students.

The HUST is a dynamic research and education community, that serves the good of the country and the entire world. As one of the best universities in China, HUST is well known in the fields of engineering, medicine, natural science, and management studies and business adminstration. Furthermore, it makes an active effort to have coordinated development in the humanities and social sciences. As a result of its involvement in the education of Bachelor students, HUST differentiates itself from other research universities.

General Information







Number of Students



Huazhong University of Science and Technology

International Office of Huazhong University of Science and Technology


Type of Agreement

University cooperation

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester)
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements


Study Details

Semester Dates

Winter semester: beginning of September to the end of January
Summer semester: end of February to the end of July

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes: School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Life Science and Technology, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Department of Electronics Science and Technology, School of Energy and Power Engineering, School of Hydropower and Information Engineering, School of Software Engineering, Institute for Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, School of Environmental Science and Engineering , School of Optoelctronics and Information Engineering, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Schiil of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, School of Mathematics and Statistics, School of Physics, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Economics, School of Management, School of Public Administration, School of Journalism and Information Communication, School of Education, School of Foreign Language, Department of Philosophy, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, School of Marxism, Department of Sociology, Institute for Historical Studies, Academy of Chinese Learning, Law School, School of International Education, School of Basic Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Health Management, School of Public Health, Department of Forensic Medicine, Department of Nursing and more

Course Offerings

Programs taught in English

As a rule, exchange students may not select Master’s courses in economics at Chinese partner universities. Please check the websites of the partner university for specific details or enquire directly.

Study at HUST – Online Lectures

Language Courses

Summer School

The university offers language courses during the academic semester.

Prerequisites for the Application At least good academic performance
Language Requirements

At least good English skills
TOEFL is not required
Abitur certificate or certificate from the Language Center is required

Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

You can find further information on the application portal website.

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Average Cost of Living 300 to 500 euros
Funding Possibilities

Scholarship Program of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung and the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing Study Abroad

CSC Scholarships

Practical Information
Accommodations Support from the partner university: Yes
Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
Experience Reports See the experience reports at MoveOn Exchanges
Additional Information

Fact Sheet for Incoming Exchange Student for fall semester 2020/21

Foreign Office