Admission Categories and Requirements Foreign students may apply to Shandong University under one of the admission categories specified in the table below.
¡¡Notes: 1. Chinese is the language of instruction for all categories of students. Therefore, students in categories 2 and 3 and visitors/researchers must be able to comprehend written Chinese materials and to talk with their instructors/colleagues in Chinese. Degree-seeking-students (in categories 5, 6, and 7) are required to have the official results of HSK sent before their applications for admission are considered. A minimum score of Grade C of the Intermediate Level (Grade 6) is required for those majoring in Chinese literature, Chinese history, and Chinese philosophy, and a minimum score of grade C of the Elementary Level (Grade 3) for other majors. 2. Students in category 1 will be organized, based on their Chinese proficiency, into 3 levels of class: elementary, intermediate, and advanced. Those in categories 2, 3, and 4 will engage in advanced studies or research in the departments or institutes they have chosen. Bachelor¡¯s degree-seeking students will find themselves among their Chinese peers. And candidates for master¡¯s and doctor¡¯s degrees will be instructed by professors. 3. Students seeking a bachelor¡¯s degree in science, technology, agriculture, and medicine (including traditional Chinese medicine) are required to pass a proficiency test in mathematics, physics, and chemistry, with a minimum total score of 180; those majoring in economics, trade, and management are required to pass a proficiency test in mathematics, with a minimum score of 60.