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  • Call for International Students in 2023 and Scholarships Information

    The admission application of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) in 2023 has started. UCAS accepts international students through over 20 UCAS faculties and over 100 institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

    Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) is one of the CAS institutes with Chemical Engineering and Technology as the major discipline. It is the leading institute for the discipline construction of Chemical Engineering and Technology in UCAS. Over the past 60 years, the scope of research has gradually expanded to the fields of energy chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, material chemical engineering, resources/environment engineering, etc., and the discipline direction has developed from "chemical metallurgy" to "process engineering". You may know more about IPE at the English official website (

    The following is brief information about admission application. 

    You’re also welcome to join our Online Admission Briefing for International Students to know more about IPE. We invited professors to introduce their research groups and current students to share experiences.

    Time: 16:00-17:30, 21 Dec 2022

    Tencent (VooV) Meeting ID: 253-428-288 

    1. Scholarship Information and Admission Process

    1) Scholarships

    There’re 3 types of scholarships, including:

    a. The ANSO Scholarship for International Students (ANSO, please see here for detailed information),

    b. Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC, please see here for detailed information) and

    c. UCAS Scholarship for International Students (UCAS, including full and partial scholarships, please see here for detailed information).

    Note: Tuition fee for one doctoral student is RMB 40,000/year; tuition fee for one master student is RMB 30,000/year. 

    2) Programs

    a) Doctoral Programs

    Doctoral programs commonly last for 3-4 years. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment.

    For detailed information please see here. 

    b) Master’s Programs

    Master’s programs commonly last for 3 years. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment.

    UCAS Master’s programs are mainly instructed in Chinese or bilingual in Chinese and English, with only a few programs instructed in English, in which, IPE provides an English-Instructed Master’s Program in Chemical Engineering and Technology.

    For detailed information please see here. 

    c) Visiting Students Programs

    The schooling system for visiting students ranges from 1 semester to 2 years. A non-degree certificate of study can be awarded if the visiting student successfully finishes his/her study at UCAS. Official transcripts are also available upon request.

    For detailed information please see here.

    2. Application Time


    Admission Batches

    Application for Admission with Scholarships or Not

    Application Deadline

    Doctoral Student

    2023 Fall Semester





    Master's Student

    2023 Fall Semester





    The primary interview: Supervisors usually will organize the primary interview (one supervisor and one student, or several supervisors from the same research group and one student) before the application deadline (15 February 2023).

    The secondary interview: During 20 February and 3 March 2023, IPE will organize an interview at institute level including all applicants who are approved by supervisors in the application system. The specific time and arrangement will be announced later via email. 

    3. Majors

    IPE has the following majors for international students:

    Discipline Code

    Discipline Name

    Major Code

    Major Name


    Chemical Engineering and Technology


    Chemical Engineering


    Chemical Technology


    Biochemical Engineering


    Applied Chemistry


    Materials Science and Engineering




    Environmental Science and Engineering


    Environmental Engineering

    Major background requirements: applicants should have academic background in chemical engineering, materials, chemistry, metallurgy, food, raw engineering, resources or other chemical related majors. 

    4. The MS leading to PhD program for UCAS students

    Outstanding current UCAS master students who 

    - have completed the courses stipulated in the training plan
    - have done the mid-term evaluation and got score at least 80,
    obtained the credits required for the MS leading to PhD program (the same as the requirements for the MS leading to PhD program of Chinese students), and 
    approved by the supervisor,

    may apply for the MS leading to PhD program to Education Department, IPE.

    Applicants should complete online application procedures for doctoral students (required) and relevant scholarship application procedures (if needed) in accordance with relevant regulations. Applicants please contact IPE to provide a certificate of passing the doctoral candidate qualification examination. It can be used instead of the certificate of master’s degree to the application system. 

    5. Contact

    Ms. Liao:

    Note: The email sent by some mailboxes may be failed to receive. If you didn’t receive reply within 2 weeks, you may try to use other mailboxes.


    Education Department

    Institute of Process Engineering

    Chinese Academy of Sciences



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