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PhD in  Civil Engineering programs consist of major study areas such as structural engineering, soil mechanics and foundations, environment and water resources engineering, transportation and construction engineering, and hydraulics and ocean engineering.

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        • coverage of mathematics, science, mechanics, and other engineering aspects. Practical hands on applications are built throughout curricula and most Bachelor Civil Engineering programs incorporate a senior practicum. Many graduates work in the public or private sector, in small firms or large companies, or even as entrepreneurs.

1. Aged 18 or above

2. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.

3.Must have a Master’s degree


Hohai University at main campus is located in Gulou District of Nanjing (No.1, Xikang Road), and other two campuses in Jiangning District (Nanjing) and Xinbei District (Changzhou) there are dormitory buildings exclusively for international students to apply for. Dormitory rooms, either single or double, have been equipped with one or two single beds, a desk, closet, air-conditioner and bathroom with a basin, western toilet and shower. On each floor of the buildings there is a shared kitchen and a laundry area with washing machines.


About the University Summary

Currently, Hohai University offers 52 undergraduate majors, and awards first-level class master degrees in 34 disciplines, second-level class master degrees in 185 disciplines. It also has 9 research bases for post-doctoral students, first-level class Ph.D. degrees in 12 disciplines and second-level class in 57 disciplines. Among these, there is a first-level class key discipline--Hydrology, Hydraulic Engineering, designated by Chinese government and 7 are designated as second–level class key disciplines. In addition, 4 disciplines are recognized as first-level class key disciplines at the provincial level, and 9 as second–level class key disciplines. Hohai University has 10 key laboratories, 7 national engineering research centers above provincial and ministerial level. Among them, Hydrology, Hydraulic Engineering, and Civil Engineering related disciplines are among the top ones in China, it is especially true with the former. Hohai University has a current enrollment of more than 40,000 full-time students, including 13,072 masters and 19078 undergraduates. Hohai University has extensive ties with other universities and research institutes, and is one of the first universities in China qualified to award bachelor, master and doctor degrees to international students, and it also has conducted exchanges or other kinds of collaborative activities with more than 70universities and research institutes.
Founded in 1915, Hohai University is a key state university under the direct administration of Ministry of Education of China. Specialized in the research of water conservancy and education of engineering programs, the University provides disciplines ranging from engineering, science to economics, management, liberal arts, and law. It is a member of the University of Project 211, a cross-century project formulated by the Chinese government for the implementation of the strategy of invigorating the country through science, technology and education.

Currently, there are 3,409 faculty members and 46, 921 students. The University consists of 19 colleges and departments, with 12 post-doctoral programs, 78 Ph.D. programs, 233 master programs, 18 engineering master programs, 11 professional master programs (including MBA, MPA, MSW) and 51 undergraduate programs. Besides, the University houses one key state laboratory and one national engineering research center.

The main campus is located in Gulou District of Nanjing (No.1, Xikang Road), with two other campuses in Jiangning District (Nanjing) and Xinbei District (Changzhou), occupying an area of about 153 hectares in total.
ohai University is among the first batch of state-authorizing universities to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to foreign students. The University has received students from over 80 countries and regions, most of whom have become senior experts, scholars and officials in their home countries.

Hohai University is proactively seeking international cooperation opportunities to integrate quality resources both home and abroad. It has established connections with over 80 institutions around the world and is conducting programs including joint training, mutual credit recognition, short-term student and teacher exchanges, fellowships and other academic visits.

The International School is committed to the management and service of international students, overseas studies, short-term exchanges and education of Chinese language and culture.

The University Combines resources over and above the ordinary to deliver one of the greatest education systems in the world. Get detailed information about their campus, departments, and application time schedules by downloading the brochure. Apply to speak with your personal Program Advisor

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