Application Procedure

Read below to find out the process required to apply for the Advanced Computing program.


The Tsinghua University Computer Science (CS) Program is ranked among the top in China. With growing international reputation for excellence in education and research, coupled with the increasing demand for CS education from our diversified student body, we offer this master's program in Advanced Computing.

In this program, we offer a broad and innovative course curriculum focusing on both cutting-edge advances in CS and Chinese practices. This program aims to foster CS professionals who have comprehensive computer skills, excellent academic merits and great global perspectives. We welcome applicants from all over the world who have a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in CS or related areas. Master's degree programs are required to be completed in 2-3 years, and Doctoral degree programs in 3-4 years. For students with a Bachelor's degree who move on directly to pursue a Doctoral degree program, the study period is normally 4-5 years.

Applicants should have a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in CS or related areas, and they must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.

Apply early to increase your chances of success.

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Application Schedule (Beijing Time)

1st Round: 8:00 AM Oct 8, 2023 —— 17:00 PM Dec 15, 2023

2nd Round: 8:00 AM Jan 1, 2024 —— 17:00 PM Feb 15, 2024

Considering the application deadline of scholarships, applicants who want to apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship (Type A or Type B) should complete the application for graduate programs at Tsinghua University as early as possible (highly recommended to complete in the first round, 8:00 a.m. October 8, 2023——17:00 p.m. December 15, 2023). Tsinghua University only selects scholarship candidates from pre-admitted students.

Application Instructions

Last Updated: Nov 10th, 2023

Applicants should complete an Online Application during the designated THU application period. Applicants should fill in the application information online, upload the application documents listed below to the Online Application System, and pay the application fee online at the time of submission.

☆The winter break of THU will be from Jan 25, 2024 to Feb 21, 2024. The application system will still be available during the winter break, but online verification might be delayed due to the vacation. Applicants are therefore recommended to complete their application at least two or three weeks in advance.

Tuition and Scholarship

At present, Tsinghua University mainly provides the following scholarships for outstanding prospective full-time international graduate students.

Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS): The Full CGS usually covers tuition, stipend, on-campus accommodation (or accommodation subsidy), and medical insurance. The Partial CGS includes one or a few items in the Full CGS. Annual Review is strictly required for all CGS holders.

The Tuition Scholarships: For example, the Beijing Government Scholarship for International Students, covers full or partial tuition fee with a duration of one academic year. Applicants may apply for Tuition Scholarships annually (competitive).

For further information about scholarships, please refer to Scholarships for Prospective Full-time International Graduate Students at Tsinghua University.

Tuition Accommodations Insurance
RMB 39,000/year (Master Program)
RMB 40,000/year (PhD Program)
RMB 40/day per person for double rooms, RMB 30/day per person for triple rooms. RMB 800/year