International Foundation Program – Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Introduction to the Program

China Campus Network International Foundation Program (IFP UG) is designed to help international students who are interested in taking undergraduate degree study in China to prepare themselves in an all-round way. You can study for 1 year a foundation program where you will learn Chinese, and then after completing the Chinese program, you can choose any of these 28 Universities to study your bachelor’s program. It has been developed for international students to better adapt to the learning environment of the Chinese University and Chinese life and culture, preparing for future career development.

About China Campus Network

China Campus Network (CCN) is a University consortium jointly established by 28 leading Chinese universities. CCN is committed to facilitating quality access to Chinese Higher Education for international students and maximizing their benefits from China Opportunity, through the provision of International Foundation Programmes and Careers Development Programmes & Services.

CCN is made up of 28 universities from 15 cities in China. With 3 universities ranking within Top 100 QS World University Rankings, 9 “985 Project” universities, and 7 “211 Project” Universities, CCN makes a strong university network.

About the Program

CCN Foundation Program will give you the opportunity to become fluent in Chinese which will give you huge advantages. You will have many more opportunities in China. At the same time, this is by far the cheapest way to study in China. Just pay the tuition for the first year and you will have GUARANTEED full scholarships for your whole 4 year bachelor’s program. There is a much greater choice of top programs if you study in Chinese – there are so many more Chinese programs in China. You can study alongside the top Chinese talent at 28 Chinese Universities.

The Universities offering these programs are among the top Chinese universities. CCN is made up of 28 universities from 15 cities in China. With 3 universities ranking within Top 100 QS World University Rankings, 9 “985 Project” universities, and 7 “211 Project” Universities, CCN makes a strong university network. CCN Foundation program is great for your future career in China – Chinese companies want to hire more foreigners who can speak Chinese. You will have a lot of opportunities as Chinese companies go international.

CCN IFP Centers

There are eight IFP centers available for students.

The Tianjin University IFP Center

Tianjin University is the pioneer of higher education in China, offering our IFP students an immersive learning experience that’s centered on academic excellence and personal growth. The Tianjin University IFP Center benefits from Tianjin’s University’s impeccable track record in academic excellence and foundational teaching. As the first university in China an award-winning CSC foundation center, Tianjin University offers an excellent environment for foundation study.

The Capital University of Economics and Business IFP Center

Founded in 1956, the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) today is a leading university administered by the Beijing Municipality. CUEB took its current form in 1995 when the Beijing College of Economics and the Beijing Institute of Finance & Trade merged into one. Over the last 60 years, CUEB has grown into a modern, multidisciplinary university with program advantages in the subject areas of economics, management, law, literature, and science and engineering, of which economics and management are the core disciplines.

The main campus of CUEB is located in Huaxiang, Fengtai District, and concentrates on full-time undergraduate and postgraduate education, while the Hongmiao Campus in Chaoyang District focuses on international and continuing education.

Xi'an Shiyou University IFP Center

As the first petrochemical specialized university in China, Xi’an Shiyou University is famed for its groundbreaking work in the creation of China’s oil sector. Today it continues to contribute immensely to reshaping the regions’ energy sector through research, innovation and enterprise cooperation.

IFP students will benefit from unlimited access to a well-resourced library with millions of study materials and thousands of electronic databases. If you decide to pursue a career in the energy sector you will be exposed to unique internship opportunities.

IFP graduates from the CCN IFP Centre at Xi’an Shiyou University, can obtain 1 year’s exemption and join Year 2 of its undergraduate programme directly!

Harbin Institute of Technology IFP Center

Harbin Institute of Technology is at the forefront of global knowledge leadership, pioneering scientific breakthroughs in Engineering and Technology. It is currently ranked first in the world in terms of material science research publications.

With a library that has more than 4.5 million books and journals, you will have unlimited access to all the information they need for optimized study.

The HIT start-up incubator provides students with the perfect foundation to achieve their dreams. You will benefit from the newest equipment in the field to get the practical experience you need.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law IFP Center

SHUPL was founded in 1984 and is situated in the well-known Sheshan Mountain scenic area of Shanghai. It is evolving into a leading research and teaching university particularly in Arts and Humanities. The university attaches great importance to international exchange and has established exchange relations with many institutions and universities from countries and regions like the United States, France, Japan and Hong Kong.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law IFP Center is a flourishing residential campus and community located in a pristine natural garden setting. Living at SHUPL will offer you the ideal environment to attain your academic and personal goals.

You will profit from an immersive learning environment supported by well resourced new classrooms. There are a number of serene study areas for students, where they can collaborate and share ideas outside of the library.

Beijing Jiaotong University IFP Center

Beijing Jiaotong University is a national key university under the direct administration of China’s Ministry of Education and is among the first universities qualified for a doctorate and master’s degree conferral, listed in China’s “Project 211” and to accept students of Chinese Government Scholarship.

The Beijing Jiaotong University-Weihai Campus was commissioned in 2015 and has become an important international collaboration haven. This culture of cooperation and innovation has led to a number of significant research breakthroughs in high tech fields. Currently, Beijing Jiaotong University Weihai Campus is in collaboration with some of the world’s leading thinkers including Lancaster University and Rochester Institute of Technology. Providing foundation students unique progression pathways in a number of cutting-edge disciplines fields.

 The library is well stocked with millions of cataloged study resources and an environmentally friendly design. The laboratories are fully equipped with the latest technology and computer software.
Jiangsu University IFP Center

Jiangsu University was created from the combination of three key teaching and research institutions in Jiangsu Province. With a modern campus and a significant research endowment, JSU is today a leading research university in a number of disciplines. Its global reputation continues to rise and JSU today is ranked amongst the leading 200 universities in Asia. As an IFP student, you will feel greatly welcomed in the evergreen JSU community, famed for its caring staff and safe environment, making it relatively easy for them to quickly adapt to Chinese culture and teaching methodologies.

The JSU library offers a large collection of offline and online learning resources that you will greatly benefit from as they start their study in China journey. You will benefit from the “One Belt, One Road”- University Enterprise alliance that has seen JSU sign a number of international talent nurturing agreements with leading Chinese companies. You will have the platform to apply what they learn in real life scenarios by being part of the many volunteer associations in JSU.

Beihua University IFP Center

Beihua University is the amalgamation of several specialized colleges in Jilin. With passionate teachers and the latest research equipment. BHU offers students a conducive study environment that is informed by unconventional teaching approaches that aim at fostering academic excellence as well as personal development. This culture of pragmatic teaching has transformed BHU into a leading international university.

You will have full access to the BHU library that boasts of an impressive collection of over 2,562,700 books, journals, and publications. Beihua University has set up an online platform to successfully help students find future job opportunities based on their degree and personal strengths. You will benefit from BHU’s commitment to small-scale teaching environments outfitted with the new electronic material.

CCN Partner Universities

After the foundation year, students can continue Bachelor studies on any of the 28 CCN partner universities.

Anhui University of Technology
Entry Requirements

CCN Scholarship – Business/Science & Engineering Stream

Nankai University
Entry Requirements

CCN Scholarship – Business/Science & Engineering/Humanities Stream

Beihang University
Northwestern Polytechnical University
Beihua University
Shandong University
Beijing Foreign Studies University
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Beijing Jiaotong University
Shanghai University
Beijing Normal University
Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
The Capital University of Economics and Business
Southeast University
The Changchun University of Science and Technology
Southern Medical University
The China University of Petroleum
Tianjin University
Fudan University
University of International Business and Economics
Guizhou University
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Harbin Institute of Technology
Xi'an Shiyou University
Heilongjiang University
Xidian University
Jiangsu University
Zhejiang University


To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. It takes approximately 4-6 weeks for your application to be processed and before an admissions decision is given. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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