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Fudan University

Available places: 2 semester places for the Academic Year 2024/2025

Established: 1905
Number of students:
The University has four campuses, Handen Campus is the main campus, situated a 20 minutes' drive from central Shanghai.
Student life:
Student clubs play an important role in the campus culture. There are over 300 student clubs encompassing interests such as media, dance, music, politics, theatre, chess, card games, outdoor activities and sports.

Fudan University was ranked no. 44 by the QS World University Rankings 2019.

About Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the four municipalities under the direct administration of the central government of China. With its 24 million citizens, it is one of the most populous cities in the world. People's Square, located in the heart of downtown Shanghai, hosts several parks and museums. The subway station under the square is one of the largest in the world.

Information from Fudan University

Students who would like to apply for graduate courses/programmes will need to present an undergraduate diploma.  

Note: Mandatory insurance must be purchased by students who are accepted for an exchange. This costs approximately 400 CNY per semester.

Available exchange programmes: 
Chinese Language Programme: Courses in Chinese offered at the School of International Cultural Exchange 
General Advanced Programme: English-taught bachelor’s degree courses 
Senior Advanced Programme: English-taught master’s degree courses 
Only these schools offer Senior Advanced Programme courses: 
Department of Chinese Language and Literature 
School of Economics 
School of International Relations and Public Affairs 
School of Philosophy 

Closed programmes/courses: 
School of Journalism 
Basic Medical Sciences 
Clinical Medicine 

Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp): 15 credits

Course types: 1.5-5 credits per course
Course list

Academic year
First term: September–January
Second term: February–July

Exchange students can apply for housing online, however, there is no guarantee that there is any housing available. If university-administered accommodation is not available, the Student Mobility Section will do its best to help exchange students find accommodation.


International students

Course information

Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs. 

Latest update: 2023-10-15