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Foundation Program

Time:2020/02/12 14:22:20 Source: Author: Click rate:

Program Introduction:

Students whose Chinese language level does not meet the professional study requirements will be given a year of foundation education at Yunnan Normal University. After one year, when their results of the basic Chinese and professional courses have reached the standards, students can apply to other Chinese colleges and universities for degree education.


DurationOne year

Starting FromSeptember each year

Application Starting from: 1st March to 10th June each year

Registration feeCNY ¥250

TuitionArts: CNY ¥15,000/ academic year; Science: CNY ¥16,000/ academic year

CoursesBasic Chinese Course; Basic Courses for Fundamental Subjects

Taught inChinese


1. Non-Chinese nationals holding a valid passport

2. Good physical and mental health

3. High school graduate or equivalent

4. 18 -35 years old

5. Sufficient financial security

Application materials

1.          "Application Form for International Students at Yunnan Normal University" (fill in the form online at;

2.          Photocopy of the passport photo page;

3.          Chinese language students and foundation students must submit: the highest diploma certificate and transcripts (non-Chinese and English materials require to provide a notarized Chinese or English translation) or study certificate.

4.          Medical Examination Record for Foreigners;

5.          Other awards or certificates;

6.          Graduating students can submit a certificate of study issued by their current school;

7.          Applicants who are under 18 years old must submit proof of entrustment signed by a legal guardian in China;

8.          Proof of financial ability;

9.          Applicants who current study at a registered school in China apply for YNNU should also provide:

1)          The letter of transfer consent and transcript of the current institution stamped with the official seal;

2)          Photocopy of visa or residence permit in China;

10.      For current teachers or employees in China, you must provide the letter of expected termination of the employment contract from the employer;


Application Process

1.           Apply online

Applicants please visit the International Student Registration Website of YNNU at to apply online, submit clear electronic materials, and send an email to to confirm after successful submission.


2.          Review of admission materials

YNNU reviews all the materials of the applicant and conducts interviews if necessary; for those who have passed the qualification review, the school will prepare and post admission documents including "Admission Notice", "Application Form for Visa for Foreign Students to China" (JW202 Form) " and "Admission Guide" to the students.


If your application is not approved, we will reject your application on the International Student Registration Website of YNNU.


3.          Apply for a visa to China

Successful applicants are required to bring an ordinary passport, "Admission Notice", "Application Form for Visa for Foreign Students to China" (JW202 Form)", " Medical Examination Record for Foreigners" and other relevant materials to the Chinese Embassy (Consulate) in their country to apply for a study visa (X1 or X2).


4.          Register at YNNU on time

Successful applicants should bring the "Admission Notice" and "Application Form for Visa for Foreign Students to China (JW202 Form) " to report to YNNU within the registration date. If there are special reasons for not reporting on time, please inform us with a written explanation and indicate the reason. Those who fail to register exceeding more than two weeks without a reason will be disqualified.


Contact Information

1. Tele+86-871-65941260  (Chenggong Main Campus)

+86-871-65516251 One Two One National Southwest Associated University Campus  

2. Email: