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Nankai University - Exchange


City: Tianjin   Country: China

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  • A key multidisciplinary and research-oriented university directly under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, Nankai University,located in Tianjin on the border of the sea of Bohai.
  • Nankai University is considered to be one of comprehensive universities with the widest scan of disciplines. It features a balance between the Humanities and the Sciences, a solid foundation and a combination of application and creativity.
  • The University has 22 academic colleges, together with Graduate School, China APEC Institute, School for Continuing Education, Advanced Vocational School, Modern Distance Education School and Binhai School (independently financed). Nankai University offers 71 undergraduate specialties, 206 Master's programs, 117 Doctoral programs, 17 Post-Doctoral research stations and 16 authorized primary Doctoral specialties. Besides, there are 18 national key specialties, 48 provincial and municipal key specialties, 1 national key lab, 14 provincial and municipal key labs, 1 national engineering center, 8 national bases for basic science research and talents cultivation, 1 base for cultural quality education and 6 key research bases for humanities and social sciences, together with 7 innovation bases in philosophy and social sciences and 4 science and technology innovation platforms.

Students who are Canadian citizens applying for this exchange are encouraged to apply for funding through the Canada Learning Initiative in China (CLIC) program.

Students applying for this exchange who are not Canadian citizens have other funding options open to them.

Why don't you combine your participation in this exchange with participation in an internship as well?  We could send you on a TusStar Internship or an IWE internship in Hong Kong before or after your exchange.  If you are interested in going out on two programs please contact Michal Guzowski at michal.guzowski@ualberta.ca for more details.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Semester 1: September – January

Semester 2: February – July

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

Nankai University reserves exchange opportunities for students who are not from China and includes students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan in this exclusion.

See Eligibility

Course Information

Language of Instruction: Chinese, some English-taught courses in their Business School

HSK level 5 is required for exchange students wanting to take courses taught in Chinese.  There is no Chinese proficiency required for exchange students wanting to take courses in the College of Chinese Language and Culture.  For exchange applicants who would like to take English-taught courses but who are not from native English-speaking countries, a TOEFL proficiency level of 80 or IELTS score of 6.0 would be required.

Field of Study: All

Nankai University Course Information


Nankai University Accommodation

Program Contact

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Credit Transfer History

  • Nankai University

    Course at Host Institution

    Faculty  UAlberta Subject Code
    UAlberta Course Equivalency
    Credit Hours  Notes
    CLICNKU004 Doing Business in China Business  BUEC  3XX   
     CLICNKU006 Logistics & Supply Chain Management in China Business  OM  410