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Soochow University

History

Soochow University grows from the former Soochow University founded in 1900. Since 1879, the American Christian Supervisory Board has established the Buffington Institute, the Kung Hang School in Suzhou, and the Anglo-Chinese College in Shanghai. Early twentieth century China’s first private university - Soochow University, was born.

Education

Soochow University currently has 26 post-doctoral programs, 24 main discipline doctoral programs, including 167 doctoral programs with different areas of emphasis, one professional doctoral program, 47 main discipline master’s programs, including 244 master’s degrees with different areas of emphasis, 21 professional master’s programs, and 124 undergraduate programs.

Today, Soochow University has developed into a comprehensive university with 12 major disciplines: philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management science, and art.

Research

Soochow University, based on its strong research, material foundation, and supported by its excellent research personnel, carries out in-depth exploration, looking for truth. It has formed a research atmosphere of innovation and caution, and achieved excellent research results. Based on the platforms of the Ministry of Science and the Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences, the university provides ample opportunities and expert guidance for research work. In order to create an interdisciplinary research environment, it cooperates with influential universities, research institutions, and enterprises, both domestic and foreign. Soochow University is making strong gains in its research.

Career

Soochow University is always interested in excellent individuals to join our staff. We are looking for foreign experts in all fields including most languages to come to the university to give lectures and be a part of our teaching staff. Meanwhile, we offer opportunities for both long-term and short-term senior visiting scholars. In recent years, Soochow University has been working hard to develop into an international university with high-quality teachers. Soochow University cannot achieve this goal without your support and participation.

PhD Programmes

Soochow University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Soochow University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
15 Mar 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type A - Bilateral Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Beijing Government Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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Beijing Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 CNY
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
10 Apr 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type B - Silk Road Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
1401 -200
2023
1201
2022
1201
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Student services

Overseas students are always welcome to come to study in Soochow University. We accept and have many long-term visiting students learning Chinese, short-term trainees and senior scholars learning Chinese language and Chinese economy and culture, and several other areas. In recent years, the school has accepted nearly two thousand foreign students, who come from Japan, Korea, the United States, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, Britain and other more than 50 countries and regions.We sincerely hope that overseas students will come to the big warm family, and pursue a bright future together.

Library services

The Soochow University Library is situated in the main campus with a beautiful environment and long history. It contains plentiful collections and provides a high-quality service: materials in almost every area including nearly 4 million books, over 30 million Chinese and foreign periodicals, and more than 1.1 million Chinese and foreign e-books, and 82 Chinese and foreign language databases.

Medical services

Foreigners can choose to purchase insurance by themselves from any provider they prefer. For more detailed information, you can contact the major insurance companies. For detailed information about some preferred companies or university insurance plans, please contact the Overseas Education College.

Campus life

It now has three major campuses: main campus, Dushu Lake Campus, and the Yangcheng Lake Campus, covering an area of 2,705,000 square meters with a total building area more than 182 million square meters. The university facilitates strong research with materials in almost every area including nearly 4 million books, over 30 million Chinese and foreign periodicals, and more than 1.1 million Chinese and foreign e-books, and 82 Chinese and foreign language databases.

Soochow University | AACSB Accredited

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