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Study in China

For the past few years, China has become one of the most industrialized and innovative nations in the world. As the country with the biggest economy, China has become 

With partner schools in Guangdong, Shanghai, and Kunshan to name a few, Filipino international students have a lot to choose in pursuing their international studies.

We have over 3 Chinese schools and universities on our website that you can search and apply from!

Why study in China?

China is a great destination for Filipino international students thanks to its top-ranking universities and liveable cities. There are a handful of reasons why Filipinos should study in China.

  • Affordable Living and Education
  • Career Opportunities
  • Sponsored Learning for International Students

Schools in China

China's historic education system is ranked 8th in the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings 2018.

Life and Culture in China

China is slowly (but surely) becoming a popular study abroad destination. The Chinese government is committed to welcome more international students to its historic land.

Study and work opportunities in China for Filipinos

As of December 2018, the Ministry of Education is planning to allow international students at Chinese universities to work part-time. Details have yet to be released as of now.

Scholarships in China

The government of China is spearheading scholarships to entice international students to research and study in Chinese universities. There are also private organizations that are willing to financially support students who desire to study in China.


Partner Schools

Studying in China

What are the requirements for studying at a school in China?
Generally, schools will ask for your:
  • Documentation of general eligibility
The specific requirements will vary depending on your school, course, and level of study. Visit the Edukasyon profile of the school you like to find their specific requirements. For a list of schools in China looking for Filipino students, see here.
How do I choose a school in China?
There are an endless array of schools and programs available to Filipino students looking to pursue their studies in China. After deciding (1) What your career goals are and (2) What academic programs can help you achieve those goals, it's time to do some research on which school is best for you! There are schools in China that are looking for Filipino students just like you! Explore them here.
Why should I study in China?
You will get to experience the unique mix of ancient and modern culture, and get to experience different lifestyles! It’s also a lot cheaper to study and live in China. Nevertheless, the value of your education is never at risk, as China has some of the best school in the world! Moreover, there has also been an increase in the number of scholarships offered to international students!
What are the required languages for studying in China?
The official language used in China is Mandarin, and we suggest you learn it as well if you’re planning on studying in the said country. However, most universities don’t require you to speak the language. That being said, you can also learn Mandarin while you study in China as well.
Do I need a visa? How do I get it?
If you’re a Philippine passport-holder, you may need to obtain a student visa. The process is as follows:
  1. Secure an offer to your chosen university and pay for your first semester of university (this must be done before you can be approved for your permit).
  2. Complete any online application forms
  3. Gather all necessary documents
  4. Submit documents and application forms to embassy
Please note that the letter of acceptance or letter of admission from the university you wish to enter for your intended course of study is a necessary requirement under the eligibility criteria for a Chinese student visa. For the full list of details, please refer to the embassy website or contact the embassy in Manila.
Are there scholarships available? How can I finance my studies?
Visit the Edukasyon profiles of the schools you are interested in to check if they are offering any scholarships.
There are also some international student loans available for different loan giving bodies. University representatives usually work in tandem with their financial aid department that focuses on helping students find options to finance their education. Explore our partner schools here, and click "Send Inquiry" to get connected with your university representative.

Living in China

Are there Filipinos living in China?
According to the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, there were about 12,000 overseas Filipinos in mainland China, scattered among Shanghai, Xiamen, Beijing and many other cities.
How much is the cost of living in China?
The cost of living in China is significantly lower than in US, Europe or Australia. Of course, the cost of living still varies on the lifestyle of the person. Here’s a list below to give you a general idea of what’s the day-to-day expenses:

Food: RMB 10 - RMB 100
Accommodation: RMB 10000 - RMB 13,000 (monthly)
Transportation: Train fare: RMB 4
   Taxi rate per km: RMB 2.50
Utilities:  RMB 400 - RMB 600 (monthly)
What is the lifestyle like in China?
The typical lifestyle in China varies depending on which city you decide on living. You can have a fast-paced city lifestyle to a relaxed farm lifestyle, as it ranges from where you live. Despite the large urban development and is considered as the “land of cities”, part of China is still largely rural. Because of this, you have the option of the life of long work hours and parties or an escape from city life.

Due to Western influences, the way of life in China is not that much different from the rest of the world; although, some of their traditional values are still intact. Clothing is very similar to that of the Western culture now. Moreover, equality between genders is not much of an issue like it was before.

Working in China

What are the benefits of graduating from a school in China?
Not only did you benefit from a world-renowned quality of education, you also get to be a strong employee prospect! Also, the academic qualifications awarded by its universities are recognized by most developed countries. As the fourth most popular destination for international travel, the country is growing in economic and cultural significance. This means more opportunities for you!
Can I work while I’m studying in China?
Working while studying of international students in China are now allowed for the duration their studies, but part-time work or internships are sometimes allowed. However, a student who has graduated within a year with a master’s degree or higher from will be able to work in China and get a work permit and employment license.