According to statistics, in 2015 around 400000 international students from more than 200 countries and regions came to China for international education at various Universities, Colleges, Schools for various programs in bachelor degree or undergraduate, PG/master degree or postgraduate, doctoral degree or Phd as well as Non-degree( short term ).The programs including:
Chinese Language, Western Medicine ( Medical MBBS, BDS Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, etc ), Engineering & Technology, Literature, Management, Economics, Chinese Medicine (TCM), Law, Education, Art, Science, History, Philosophy, etc.
As the second largest economy in the world, China also has become the third largest destination country for international students overseas studies after USA and UK.
The Statistics shows the reasons for attracting foreign students to study in China:
-The great educational infrastructure
- Affordable fees and cost
- High quality education level
- More English medium programs
- Peaceful environment
- Degree global recognized
The procedure for degree authentication： after graduation from China, submit related document to the Embassy of student’s country in China for degree authentication
By far, the foreign students studing in China are from 5 continents in the world, as below just list some countries and regions.
East Asia: South Korea, Mongolia, Japan
South East Asia: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei
South Asia: Sri Lanka, Maldives, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan
West Asia: Afghanistan, Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, The United Arab Emirates（UAE ), Qatar, Bahrain.
Central Asia: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan , Kazakhstan
North Europe: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Denmark
East Europe: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova
Central Europe: Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Western Europe: UK, Ireland, Holland ( Netherlands ), Belgium, Luxemburg, France, Monaco
South Europe: Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Greece, Slovenia, Croatia
North America: USA, Canada
Latin America & Caribbean Countries: Mexico, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Dominica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, Guyana, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Columbia, Venezuela, Suriname, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Montserrat(British), Anguilla (British), Virgin Islands (British), the Turks and Caicos Islands (British), Bermuda (British), Aruba (Netherlands), Saint Martin (Netherlands), Kuraso (Netherlands), Puerto Rico (U.S.)
Australia, Tonga, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua new guinea
North Africa: Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco
South Africa: Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius
East Africa: Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Seychelles
West Africa: Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Togo, Benin, Niger, Ghana, Gambia
Central Africa: Chad, Central Africa, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, The Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo