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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.

    8. Physical Exam Record valid within 6 months( find attachment with the sample): if the one submitted online is not the same as the sample, it may be required to re-check in the designated agency after entry and the related fees should be covered by yourself)

    9. Non-Criminal Record Certificate within 6 months

    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.

    Application Procedures

    1. Submit the online application at

    2. The application online shall be reviewed by the admission staff

    3. The formal notification of your admission will be announced via online application system if your application is accepted. You will be required to pay application fees and tuition fees to confirm your admissions

    4. Once the related fees received, your admission materials, including the Admission Letter and JW202 Form shall be issued

     Chinese-medium Doctoral Degree Programs