Nanjing University


Nanjing University is a universitywide partner in Nanjing, China.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of September - 1st week of January
Semester II: 2nd week of February - last week of June

Orientation generally commences in the beginning of September for Semester I and in the beginning of February for Semester II.

Exams take place from the end of December until the 1st week of January for Semester I and the 3rd and 4th week of June for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

Students who would like to join regular Chinese students for content courses, have to submit a certificate of Chinese Proficiency (HSK level 6 for arts and business students; HSK level 3 for science students).

Students who wish to take English courses have to provide a Language Proficiency Form signed by a teacher or professor.

Areas of study open to exchange students

The selection of English-taught courses is limited. Check course catalogues from past years to see the selection. Most English courses available are on Chinese language or culture.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English or Chinese.

Housing assistance

You can apply for on-campus accommodation but spots of student dormitories are limited and can not be guaranteed.

Estimated living costs per month

About 1500 RMB per month (estimate from 2021).


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

4 places per year.


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Students with Chinese nationality can not apply for an exchange at this university.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia, Latin America & Middle East

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona


Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

photo of Patrick Chan

General exchange questions

Name: Patrick Chan

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00 - NOT AVAILABLE: 15 July – 15 August 2024

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.