Application Materials

Submission of paper application materials

Within two weeks after online application, please submit the following items as paper materials(hardcopies) to the International Student Office (ISO) of RUC by EMS, DHL or SF express for qualification examination.

Ms Fang Ruting

International Students Office

Room 108 International Cultural Exchange Center

Renmin University of China

#59 Zhongguancun Street

Haidian District, Beijing

100872 P.R. China


(1)International Student Application Form of Renmin University of China

The application form will be generated automatically after the online registration is completed. Print the application form and sign at the bottom of the form. The application form should be printed clearly. It is forbidden to daub, sketch or damage the application form.

(2)Certificate of highest education.

If the applicant is currently a student in school, please submit the original or notarized copy of the certificate of study and expected graduation issued by your current school. The original diploma and graduation certificate must be provided to the international student office for re-examination. Those who fail to pass the re-examination will not be admitted.

(3)Academic transcript (original or notarized).

Transcripts of all courses corresponding to the highest academic credentials submitted should be provided. Non percentile transcripts must include score notes.

(4)Copies of the front cover, front page and visa page of the passport.

The validity of the passport must be later than March 31, 2022. If it does not meet the requirements, please renew the passport in advance. Please apply for registration and study in China with ordinary passport. Other types of passport are not allowed. The copy of the visa page refers to the copy of the visa page held in China.

(5)Two letters of recommendation are required, from two professors or associate professors written in Chinese or English with the letterhead paper of the recommender.

The recommendation letter must contain the signature of the recommender at the end of the recommendation letter. Applicants who have left the University for a long time and cannot get in touch with the university they were studying in may submit a letter of recommendation issued by the leader in charge of your work unit using the letterhead paper of the recommender.

(6)Personal statement.

The personal statement provides an opportunity for you to present yourself. The content should include personal study and work experience, academic research achievements, research plans, career planning after graduation, etc., written in English.

(7)FOREIGNER PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM

The original document. The template of FOREIGNER PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM can be downloaded from the website of international student office (http://iso.ruc.edu.cn/English/more.php?cid=157). 

The applicant should go to the local regular hospital for physical examination in strict accordance with the items specified in the FOREIGNER PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM. If the physical examination form is missing items, without a photo or with a cross seal, lacking the signature of the doctor and the seal of the hospital, it shall be considered invalid.

(8)Proof of language ability.

The total score of IELTS must be 6.0 or above, and TOEFL score must be 90 or above. No other English proficiency certificate is accepted. Applicants who have obtained an English teaching degree and native English-speaking applicants (including Chinese born in foreign countries) are not required to submit proof of language proficiency.

(9)Proof of financial capability (choose one of the following).

① Bank deposit certificate of the applicant (fixed deposit with the deposit amount of more than RMB 30000 and the deposit time limit is after October 2021).

② the guarantor's on-the-job income certificate or bank deposit certificate (the on-the-job income certificate must be issued on the company's letterhead paper or fixed deposit with a deposit amount of more than RMB 30000 and the deposit time limit is after October 2021).

(10) Letter of guarantee.

The Letter of guarantee template can be downloaded from the website of international student office 

(http://iso.ruc.edu.cn/English/more.php?cid=157).

(11)Certificate of no criminal record (original or notarized copy).

Applicants who are currently in China or have studied and lived in China must provide a certificate of no criminal record issued by the relevant entry-exit departments. Other applicants must provide a certificate of no criminal record issued by the public security administration of your country.

(12)Copies of published academic papers, awards or other research results may be attached if necessary.

The published academic papers shall be attached with search certificates, employment notice or other relevant publication proof materials.


Matters needing attention:

* All application materials shall be in Chinese / English, and notarized Chinese / English translation shall be provided for texts other than Chinese / English.  Documents in other languages shall not be accepted. If the published academic paper is too long to provide translation, Chinese / English search proof, publication notice or other relevant publication proof materials shall be provided, and the original paper shall be attached;

*If the submitted materials are notarized copies, they shall be the original notarized copies, other copies shall not be accepted;

*All application materials will not be returned once submitted;

*The school reserves the right to require the applicant to submit relevant supporting materials.