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Prospective students should carefully review all the information in the admission section of our website in order to thoroughly understand our application process.To successfully apply, the student should submit the online application at   and pay the application fee before the application deadline. The formal notification of your admission or denial will be announced via online application system. You will be required to send us all the application documents and pay deposit to confirm your place at DMU if your application is accepted. Once you have confirmed your place on the program, we will issue an official enrollment letter and additional important documentation, including Visa Application for Study in China.

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    Application Qualification
    The applicant must be a foreign citizen in good health, aged between 18 and 50, possessing a valid passport and a Master Degree.
    Applicant used to have a Chinese nationality should hold a valid foreign passport or other nationality certificate issued at least 4 years ago. Moreover, during the last 4 years (up to 30th April in the year of admission), the length of residence in that country should be more than 2 years.

    Application Materials
    1. Application Form for International Students to Study at Dalian Maritime University ( Please print out your application form through online application system after having submitted your application. )
    2. Photocopy of the personal information page of passport (photocopy of a valid Chinese visa is required to submit if an applicant is in China upon application)
    3. Notarized bachelor’s degree certificate, master’s degree certificate or Enrollment Certificate of master’s degree study (applicable to this year’s graduates who haven’t received the degree certificate)
    4. Notarized all official transcripts of undergraduate study and master’s degree study
    5. Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors
    6. Study Plan, including personal information, education background, work experience, and academic research proposal (no fewer than 3000 Chinese characters in Chinese or no fewer than 2500 words in English).
    7. HSK Certificate (5th level or above).
    Applicants without an HSK certificate (5th level or above) should attend the Chinese Language level test organized by DMU. Those who get a result equivalent to HSK 5th level or above will be considered.

    1. Application Deadline: each June 30th
    2. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.
    3. Students who are studying in China should also provide a study certificate and transcripts issued by the institution.

    Applicants need submit application before
    the deadline through the online system

     Chinese-medium Doctoral Degree Programs
    Faculty No. Major Duration of Study
    (academic year)
    Navigation College 1 Traffic Information Engineering and Control 4
    2 Navigation Science and Technology 4
    3 Marine Traffic Engineering 4
    Marine Engineering College 4 Marine Engineering 4
    School of Marine Electrical Engineering 5 Marine Electronic Engineering 4
    6 Control Theory and Control Engineering 4
    Information Science and Technology College 7 Information and Communication Engineering 4
    8 Computer Application Technology 4
    Transportation Engineering College 9 Transportation Planning and Management 4
    10 Logistics Engineering and Management 4
    11 Highway and Railway Engineering 4
    12 Vehicle Operation Engineering 4
    School of Maritime Economics and Management 13 Management Science and Engineering 4
    School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 14 Design and Construction of Naval Architecture and Ocean Structure 4
    15 Rescue and Salvage Engineering 4
    Environmental Science and Engineering College 16 Environmental Science 4
    School of Law 17 Law 4
    School of Marxism 18 Research on Chinese Marxism 4