2023 CUPK Application Guide for Programs for International Students
1. Introduction to CUPK
China University of Petroleum -Beijing(CUP), one of the key universities in China directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of China, is a well-known research university. The university has formed a discipline professional layout with a distinctive petroleum characteristic, focusing on engineering and coordinated development of multiple disciplines. Key disciplines such as petroleum and petrochemical are in a leading position in China and have a strong influence in the world. In recent years, the university has made great efforts to develop majors including economics, finance, Chinese, English, software, and data science and achieved rapid development. In May 2023, President Xi Jinping replied to Central Asian students at China University of Petroleum-Beijing(CUPB), encouraging them to make greater contributions to the development of relations between China and Central Asian countries, which is President Xi Jinping's second letter after his response to graduates of China University of Petroleum -Beijing at Karamay(CUPK) in July 2020.
China University of Petroleum (CUP) has two campuses (Beijing and Karamay).The Beijing campus (CUPB) lies in Changping District in Beijing. The Karamay campus (CUPK) is located in Karamay City, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
China University of Petroleum-Beijing at Karamay(CUPK) is a brand new and modern university with modern teaching buildings, advanced laboratories, first-class sports facilities, newly built student dormitories, and intelligent libraries. The university lays great emphasis on the cultivation of students' application ability and is equipped with a team of high-level qualified teaching staff. Karamay City, where the campus is located, is a world-famous oil city with beautiful surroundings and convenient transportation and is a modern industrial city with a booming economy and stable society. Wu’erhe Mystery Town, on the outskirts of the city, is a world-famous Yardang Landform National Geopark, which has been rated as one of the top 50 places for foreigners to visit in China.
2. Target International students
China University of Petroleum-Beijing at Karamay(CUPK) recruits undergraduate, postgraduate students and non-degree students (Chinese language students, preparatory students) from all over the world
3. Introduction to non-degree courses and degree programs
(1) Non-degree courses (Chinese language students, preparatory students)
Duration: 1-2 years
Overview: This program is specifically designed for international students, aiming to improve their application ability of daily Chinese and their ability to understand academic Chinese, and to help international students deeply understand Chinese culture, master the essentials of communication with Chinese people, and improve the comprehensive ability to communicate with Chinese people and work in China. Specific goals: students who go from zero in Chinese to a score of above 180 on the new HSK Band 4 after one year of Chinese language study can take undergraduate courses taught in Chinese.
(2) Degree Programs
Duration: 4 years
School of Petroleum
Resource Prospecting Engineering
Data Science and Big Data Technology
School of Engineering
Oil & Gas Storage and Transportation Engineering
Chemical Engineering and Technology
Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation
Process Equipment and Control Engineering
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Chinese Language and Literature
School of Business Administration
※Detailed information on each program is on: /English/
4. Application Qualifications
（1） Applicants should be international students who are physically and mentally healthy and are able to study and live at our university.
（2） Applicants should be High school graduates with a high school (or above) diploma.
（3） Undergraduate courses are taught in Chinese, and the required Chinese proficiency is above a score of 180 in the new HSK Band 4;
（4） Applicants should be Friendly to China, law-abiding, and have no criminal record.
Applicants can log in the Online Application System for International Students of China University of Petroleum -Beijing at Karamay http://cupk.chiwest.cn,and register an account and fill in online forms and submit the applications.
Applicants should fill in “ The Application Form for Admission (Scholarship) for International Students in China” in Chinese or English (link: /English/c/2017-06-12/486868.shtml) and send the following application materials to the email address: email@example.com
（1） Photocopy of your Passport home page
（2） Scanned copies of all China visa pages (For those with a history of travel and residence in China, scanned copies of all visa pages and entry and exit records are required)
（3） High School Diploma and a translated copy in Chinese or English. (If you have not graduated yet, please get in touch with your current school to provide a ‘certificate’ of expected graduation and hand in the High School Diploma and the translated copy in Chinese or English at your enrollment to the university.)
（4） Official transcripts of your grades in high school and translated copies in Chinese or English
（5） Language Proficiency Certificate (HSK transcripts, other language proficiency certificate, etc., not required for Chinese language students and preparatory students)
（6） Guardian Entrustment Certificate (Only for applicants who are under 18 years old)
（7） Non-Criminal Record Certificate
（8） Physical Examination Report
（9） Accommodation Application Form
（10） Certificate of school transfer provided by your current school
（11） Official transcripts of your grades in your current school
Applicants abroad should submit materials No. 1-9.
Transfer applicants in China should submit materials No. 1-11
※If the application materials are translated, they must be submitted after notarization.
After receiving the student's application, the admission office of the university will adopt a rolling admission method until the enrollment quota for the current year is completed.
International students should pay the following fees:
(1) Application fee: 400 RMB or USD 70.
Non-degree programs (Preparatory Chinese language): 15000 RMB/year.
Undergraduate program: 20000 RMB/year.
Accommodation: Twin room: 9000 RMB/year/person.
(3) Insurance: 800 RMB/year.
Excellent international students can apply for scholarships, and those who meet the requirements and intend to apply for a scholarship can fill in “The Application Form for Admission (Scholarship) for International Students” in Chinese or English. Scholarship information is provided upon request. The amount of scholarship is limited and will be subject to strict evaluation until the quota is full. Excellent students are encouraged to apply early and the deadline is 15th, July.
8. Accommodation Application
All international students are required to live on campus. “Accommodation Application Form” should be provided when submitting the application. If you pay the standard accommodation fee, the accommodation is a twin room. Students with special needs are subject to an additional fee.
电话：（俄语）张老师 +86 990 6632031
（英语）陈老师 +86 18810650230
9. Contact Information
Address: J1-I-710, China University of Petroleum-Beijing at Karamay No. 355 on An’ding Road, Karamay City, Xinjiang
Tel: (In Russian) Ms. Zhang +86 990 6632031
(In English) Ms. Chen +86 18810650230