Masters in Environmental Engineering and Management

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in Environmental Engineering and Management at Tsinghua University is a two year program for international students taught in English.

About Tsinghua University

Tsinghua is one of the top Universities in China, located in the North West of Beijing in the University District (Haidian District). The campus is in between Peking University and Wudaokou which is the centre of the University District.

About the Program

Aiming at the development of technical and sustainable solutions that minimize the impact of human activities on the environment, the International Master Program in Environmental Engineering and Management covers the areas of environmental engineering and science, and environmental management and planning.

The program is designed to train students with solid theoretical and systematic professional knowledge and the skills in the field of environmental engineering and management, and to prepare to approach the forefront of environmental engineering and management with a combination of coursework and research components. Highly flexible study is a distinguishing feature of this program which allow for development of either intensive or broadened abilities of the students.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a Bachelor degree, or equivalent degree, or will receive a Bachelor degree when enroll, majoring in Environmental Science and Engineering, Environmental Economics and Management, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or other relevant fields.

The Bachelor degree should be a formal four-year program with at least 100 credits or 30 courses.

The overall average of required courses should be ≧70%. No more than 5 courses have scores lower than 60%. If the transcript only give GPA, please clarify the calculation method from actual score to GPA and whether the GPA meet the requirement in personal statement.

All the applicants should have basic knowledge in calculus (≧4 credits), physics (≧4 credits), chemistry (≧4 credits), biology (≧2 credits). If the applicants want to focus on environmental science and engineering, knowledge in at least one of the following area is required: water treatment, water supply, air pollution control, solid waste treatment and control, environmental biology, environmental chemistry. If the applicants want to focus on management and planning, they should have knowledge in probability and statistics. The applicants should use a table to clarify how they can meet these requirements in their personal statement.

For NON-English native speakers,ONE of the following conditions should be met.

a. Major courses in undergraduate period were given in English and it should be clearly stated in the applicants’ transcripts.


b. Applicants provide the transcript of either TOEFL (the test of English as a foreign language) or IELTS (international English language testing system).

Application Deadline

31st of March

Start Date of the Program



a. International students of Tsinghua University may apply for Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS), Beijing Government Scholarship (BGS), or Tsinghua University Scholarship (TUS).

b. School of Environment Financial Support

To honor those who are not in a well economic condition and performed excellent in study, research, or social work, etc,accommodation could be fully covered by application of financial support of the school. The amount is around 20,000RMB but varies every year. The application of financial support can be submitted to the school of environment when the student applies for the graduate program or after admission. The students, who already get full scholarship from other sources, will NOT be supported.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB39000 per year. The total for the 2 year program is 78,000 RMB.

Accommodation at Tsinghua University

Located in the north of Tsinghua University, Zijing Apartments (紫荆公寓) is the most modernised student dormitory in China and the largest, able to accommodate 22,400 students. Zijing comprises 26 blocks, with 23 buildings ranging from 7 to 15 stories. The total construction area amounts to 350,000 m2 (3,800,000 sq ft). The cost for the apartments are below. New students should apply at the reception desk of Zijin Building 19.

Tsinghua University Accommodation Prices


To apply complete the application form here. If you have any questions contact us.

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