Spring – Dec 1 | Fall – Jun 1
2.5 GPA to apply
Live and study in Suzhou at the Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University (XJTLU) in a city where you will be surrounded by modern technology, a rich history, and ancient culture. At XJTLU, all courses are taught in English, and fields of study include the sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics, architecture and design, communications, media, business, humanities, and social sciences—all combined with the Chinese language and in-depth study of China, taught by some of Asia’s foremost experts. You will also have practical learning opportunities for a more immersive experience during the semester.
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is an international joint university based in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. Founded in 2006 through a partnership between the University of Liverpool and Xi’an Jiaotong University, it is the first Sino-British joint venture between research-led universities.
The university, which primarily focuses on science, technology, engineering, architecture, and business with a secondary focus on English, is recognized by the Chinese Ministry of Education as a non-profit educational institution.
XJLTU offers over 1000 courses in English including disciplines from 50 departments. You can take a minimum of 10 XJTLU credits (about two courses) and a maximum of 25 XJTLU credits (about 5 courses). On average, each XJTLU course is about 5 credits (similar to 3 U.S. university credits). Some modules require the previous study in the subject or in related disciplines.
To ensure smooth credit transfer after the program, APA suggests that you have your course selections approved by your home university before registering for them. Syllabi can be provided in advance upon request.
|5||BUS||International Business School|
|6||CAN||Communications and Networking|
|13||COM||Media and Communication|
|18||EAP||English for Academic Purposes|
|21||EEE||Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|25||FTA||School of Film and TV|
|26||HSS||Humanities and Social Sciences|
|27||IET||Industry and Enterprise Tailored Education|
|28||IFBTC||Intelligent Finance and Business|
|32||IOM||Intelligent Operations and Marketing|
|33||IOTTC||Internet of things|
|35||LAN||Comprehensive Use of Language|
|38||MEC||Mechatronics and Robotics|
|41||PGC||Certificate in Professional Studies|
|45||SAT||School of Advanced Technology|
|47||SMO||Strategic Management and Organizations|
|49||TRI||Translation and Interpreting|
|50||UPD||Urban Planning and Design|
The student accommodation facilities are managed privately by the Suzhou Industrial Park Education Development and Investment Limited Company.
WENHUA APARTMENTS, a brand-new complex, is close to many well-developed facilities, for example, the SIP Olympic Stadium and the Auchan hypermarket. These apartments have private bedrooms and shared areas such as kitchens and bathrooms.
APA recommends submitting your application anytime between June to Dec 1 for the Spring semester, and between January to June 1 for the Fall semester. APA may consider late applications.
|Application Deadline||Dec 1, 2022||Jun 1, 2023|
|Arrival Date||Feb 6, 2023||Aug 29, 2023|
|APA Orientation Program||Feb 6 – Feb 9, 2023||Aug 29 – Sept 1, 2023|
|Classes Begin||Feb 13, 2023||Sep 5, 2023|
|Program Ends||June 16, 2023||Jan 3, 2024|
*Application fee will be counted to your total program fee. The fee is not refundable except for cases of application failure or program cancellation.
**Program fees include tuition, on-campus course(s), off-campus components, and housing.
Official academic transcripts from the host institution
4-day Excursions (select one from Beijing, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Guilin, Shenzhen, etc.)
APA Community Events
Practical Learning (select one from internship, consulting project, site visits, volunteering opportunity)
Visa preparation assistance
Airport pickup and reception
APA Adaptation Program
Local SIM card for access to services on local networks
*APA can book flights, process visas, and provide international travel insurance for students if needed.
APA offers scholarships to students studying abroad in the Asia-Pacific region. The APA TO YOU Scholarship is a need-based scholarship granted by APA each year to students on study abroad programs. Students are welcome to apply for the scholarship. APA prioritizes students who participate APA programs.
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