Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is an exchange destination for University College Utrecht students in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China.

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is an exchange destination that can be part of the China Studies program.

Number of places available

2 per semester

Academic Calendar

Fall semester: Beginning of September– mid-January
Spring semester: mid- February – mid-June

You can find the academic calendar of XJTLU here.

Language of instruction

All courses are taught in English.

Application deadlines

Fall Semester: May 1st
Spring Semester: November 30th

Course offerings

You can browse course offerings per programme here. Note that level 0 and level 4 (master’s degree) courses are not available to exchange students.

Course levels

XJTLU works with a 4-year bachelor system, with course levels that correspond to UCU course levels in the following way:

XJTLU level

UCU level

Year 0

-

Year 1

100

Year 2

200

Year 3

300

Credit system

Students normally study 20 credits (30 ECTS credits) each semester. 1 XJTLU credit = 1.5 ECTS credits 

Grading system

XJTLU grades are converted to UCU grades according to the following table:

XJTLU grade

XJTLU qualification

UCU grade

70<

First class (1)

A

60-69

Upper second class (2.1)

B

50-59

Lower second class (2.2

C

40-49

Third class (3)

D

40>

Fail

F

Housing

XJTLU guarantees on campus housing to all students. You can find more information here

You will live a 15 minute-walk away from the XJTLU campus, in the Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District.

Costs

XJTLU provides overviews of estimated living costs on their website.

Orientation

There is a full week of introduction activities in Fall semester, and one day in Spring semester.

Student experiences

Since XJTLU is a new UCU exchange destination, we currently do not have student experiences yet. Be the first UCU student to study here!

More information

For information about the requirements for studying abroad, the application procedure and more, go to UCU's Study abroad page. 

You can browse through all UCU exchange destinations and UU exchange destinations in the exchange catalog.