Eligibility and Application Process

Application Deadline: June 15, 2021 
  • 1. College students above 18 years of age with sufficient English proficiency.

  • 2. The general state of the applicant's health should be good enough for him/her to pursue the course of study at Fudan.

Application Materials
  • 1. One copy of passport (personal information page).

  • 2. Enrollment certificate or documents proving student status at current university. Certificates or documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be translated and notarized.

  • 3. Transcripts of academic records. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be translated and notarized.

  • 4. One copy of TOEFL iBT (a score of 85 or above)/IELTS (a score of 6.5 or above), or other materials proving a corresponding level of English. Native English-speakers or college students taking an English-taught program are exempted from this requirement.

If necessary, the university will require applicants to submit extra materials.

How to Apply
  • 1. If you are an international student holding a foreign passport, please log onto, register and apply online. 

    The online application procedure is as follows:
    Registering with your email → Entering and completing the online application → Submitting your application → Paying the application fee in the Online Application System → Waiting for the result → Application is completed

    Program code: 782623 (for self-paying students)

  • Note: Exchange students with a tuition waiver will be given a different code after we receive the nominations.

    Please use Internet Explorer to upload your application documents if you use Windows and Opera works best for a Macbook. If you use Chrome, please download the intruction  to activate Flash Player.

    Please take extra care in filling in the application form online. The name should be exactly the same as it appears on your passport. Once you have submitted the application, it will not be possible to change. 

  • 2. If you are a Chinese citizen from Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan, please click here to register. We will email you after we receive your information so that you can complete the application process.

Apply from Fudan partners

Fudan International Summer Session is open to students from Fudan's partner universities worldwide. For Fudan's partnership, you can consult your home institution.

1. Exchange tuition-waiver student

Based on bilateral exchange agreements, Fudan accepts Fudan's exchange partners' nomination of students to join the FISS program with a tuition waiver.

For coordinators of Fudan's partners: Due to the course load of the FISS program, 2 students enrolled in the FISS program will be equivalent to 1 enrolled for a one-semester exchange stay.

Your home institution coordinator needs to email nominations to before you proceed with the online application process.

2. Self-supporting student

Self-supporting students from Fudan's partners will receive a 10% discount for tuition if we are officially notified by partner universities.

Please ask your home institution coordinator to email your nomination to before you proceed with the online application process. If accepted, you will receive your 10% discount when you pay the tuition.

North American passport holders

If you are a college student holding a North American passport, you can apply for the Shanghai Summer School Scholarship which waives both the tuition and the application fee for FISS 2021.

If you're eligible, please submit your application for this scholarship here:

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