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APPLICATION GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Tsinghua-CRI Joint Master's Programs
 Tsinghua University, 2020
(For international students)


Open FIESTA

Open FIESTA(Open Faculty for Innovation, Education, Science, Technology and Art)is co-established by Tsinghua University and the Center for Research and Interdisciplinary in June 2015,located in SIGS campus. Open FIESTA aims to integrate the global innovation resources, collectively study, develop and share exponential technologies and disruptive paradigms to catalyze global innovation for sustainability, and nurture the students with creative spirit, entrepreneurial capability and strong social responsibility.


Vision

As well stated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the world is facing unprecedented fast-growing challenges, including multi-faceted economic, social, climatic and environmental crisis. 
To be able to train our next generation to be innovative problems solvers, it will thus require new programs where they can learn through research not only how to access the precious knowledge produced by their elders, but also to create new one. They should also learn meta-skills such as learning how to learn, to criticize constructively, synthetize or recombine ideas, to be creative, to collaborate with people that come different backgrounds and cultures for innovation.
Top universities of today have to evolve with redefined strategies to adapt to this   urgent need of higher education in the 21st century. 


Mission

Open FIESTA is to build a Global hub and a worldwide network to foster next generation research, education and innovation at Tsinghua University, which is dedicated to:

• Prototyping a new model of a university for the 21st century;

• Cultivating the next generation innovators;

• Building a worldwide open community for interdisciplinary discovery and innovation;

• Exploring the solutions for sustainable development and innovation.


Tsinghua University

• Top 1 University in China and Top 17 University all over the world (QS world university ranking, 2019);

• One of the 18 most beautiful campus of the world;

• Most selected top students from all over China and the world;

• High quality and diversity of research: 136 scientific research institutions and 159 national research institutions;

• Top Alumni including the national leaders of China;

• 15352 staffs, 50394 full-time students, 3257 overseas students.

• Strong alumni network including Chinese president Jinping Xi, ex-president Jintao Hu, Chinese premier Rongji Zhu, etc.


Center for Research and Interdisciplinary in Paris

• A presidential project of education innovation in France;

• Recognized internationally as a most pioneering program for interdisciplinary and innovation education;

• The inventor of open mentorship and evolvable pedagogy to support students to develop their own research and innovation projects;

• Three degree programs integrated Bettencourt curriculum, Paris-Descartes University, and Paris-Diderot University with interdisciplinary diploma and "white" diploma.


Tsinghua SIGS

As the sole branch campus of Tsinghua University, the Shenzhen International Graduate School (SIGS) serves as Tsinghua's scientific research and graduate education platform in southern China. It is committed to continuing Tsinghua's academic legacy and promoting scientific innovation. Launched on 29 March 2019, Tsinghua SIGS is a collaboration between Tsinghua University and the Shenzhen Municipal Government that builds on the strengths and experiences of the Graduate School at Shenzhen (GSST) and the Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI). It aims to bring together world-class faculty and students, tackle global challenges through cutting edge research and international collaboration, and nurture the next generation of global leaders by creating an International, Borderless, and Entrepreneurial learning environment. 


The International City- Shenzhen

• The first special economic zone in China's reform and opening up;

• China's most innovative cities (2011 Forbes list);

• Ranked second in "the world's most economically competitive cities" list (British "economist" 2012);

• The world's ninth financial center’ the global financial center of London announced the global financial center index showed in 2010;

• GDP: Rank 3rd in China; and the growth rate of emerging technology industry GDP rank 1st in China;

• China's youngest city, the average age of the citizen is 29.5 years old;

• 2013 United Nations Award ‘Global model city to promote nationwide reading’;

• The PCT international patent applications and ownership, effective invention patent ownership per million people are rank 1st in China.


Academic Programs

Master's program in IID (Internet + Innovation Design) is on the frontier of interdisciplinary internet thinking and innovation, covering education, art, public management, environmental protection and finance. The program promotes comprehensive understanding and cutting-edge innovation in fields related to the internet and interdisciplinary design. As an innovative design research program oriented to the frontiers of information technology and interdisciplinary fields, the professional backgrounds of students from different fields of information technology, design art, humanities, and social sciences, and mechanical engineering, etc. are welcomed.

Program Highlights

• Program permits graduates to design their own courses of study with curriculum, internships and projects that span various disciplines.

• Each graduate is required to do at least two innovative practice projects which are interdisciplinary and academic innovation value. Each project period of about 6 months.

• Each graduate student will have an international mentor team composed of different backgrounds to help draw up a personalized curriculum and research project.

Training mode

The program implements a training mode that closely integrates cutting-edge research with innovative practice, and advisor responsibility system. The advisor direct students to make their individual training plan and complete their thesis. An interdisciplinary team of instructors from different disciplines directs students to complete their innovative practice projects, and improve their interdisciplinary collaborative innovation capabilities.


Master's program in BIO³ (Bio-Nano-Info) is on the frontier of interdisciplinary life science research covering the life sciences, nanoscience, technology, and information technology. This program implements the mentor system, under the supervision of interdisciplinary tutor team composed of teachers from different disciplines, the program is engaged in the study and research in the fields of cross life science, artificial intelligence assisted diagnosis and treatment, health big data and medical surgical robots.As an interdisciplinary and innovative development program, students of the professional background in biology, physics, mathematics, chemistry, medicine, biomedical engineering, materials science and engineering, electronic science and technology, etc. are welcomed.

Program Highlights

• Program permits graduates to design their own courses of study with curriculum, internships and projects that span various disciplines.

• Each graduate is required to do two rotations at various international innovation labs, workshops and cooperative platforms. Each rotation is at least 3 months long.

• Each graduate student will have an international mentor team composed of different backgrounds to help draw up a personalized curriculum and research project.

Training mode

The program implements advisor responsibility system. An interdisciplinary team of instructors from different disciplines directs students to engage in interdisciplinary life science, artificial intelligence-assisted diagnosis, big data, medical robotics, etc. Training mainly include: boot-camp learning, curriculum learning and rotation project practice.


Registration& Degree

The program lasts for 2 to 3 years with the two options:

1. Studying at Tsinghua University for 2 to 3 years, students who complete the required credits and meet the Tsinghua University Master's degree requirements will be awarded a Master's degree.

2. Studying at Tsinghua University during the first academic year, followed by studying at CRI during the second year, and returning to Tsinghua University for the last year. Students who complete the required credits and meet the requirements for master's degrees both at Tsinghua University and Paris Fifth University will receive a double master's degree from the two universities. Students who only meet the Tsinghua University Master's degree requirements, can only be awarded a master's degree from Tsinghua University.


Qualification of Applicants

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
2. The applicant should have a bachelor's degree or have the equivalent educational background of a bachelor's degree.
3. Details of the programs will be stated as follows:

599 清华大学深圳国际研究生院 TSINGHUA SHENZHEN INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE SCHOOL

0831J4 精准医学与公共健康 Precision Medicine and Healthcare

01 BIO3生命技术 Biology-Nanobiology-Bioinformatique

清华大学-法国巴黎交叉创新研究院联合培养硕士学位项目Tsinghua-CRI Joint Master Program

085400 电子信息 Electronic Information

10 互联网+创新设计 Internet+Innovation Design

清华大学-法国巴黎交叉创新研究院联合培养硕士学位项目 Tsinghua-CRI Joint Master Program


4. Applicants should be in good health and of good character, be well-behaved and be willing to abide by China's laws and regulations, as well as Tsinghua's rules.


How to apply

Applicants should complete an Online Application on the website of the THU Graduate Programs Application System for International Students (http://gradadmission.tsinghua.edu.cn) 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.

Documents for application

1. Personal statement.

2. Degree certificate. (who will not graduate before the application deadline must provide a pre-graduation certificate from their current academic institution. In this case, the degree certificate must be submitted before registration.)

3. Academic transcript

4. Two academic recommendation letters from scholars who have the title of associate professor or higher, or senior professionals in a related academic field. Please follow the instructions on the online system for submission of online recommendation letters or upload the recommendation letters signed by references.

5. Passport personal information page (personal and ordinary passport).


Fees

Application Fee: RMB 800 (one-off charge)
Tuition Fee: RMB 33,000/year
Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance: RMB 800/year
Accommodation Fee: RMB 1000/month


Accommodation

Dormitory rooms will be automatically reserved for international students. Students do not need to apply on their own. Housing for admitted international students is coordinated by the University Town of Shenzhen (UTSZ).


Contact Us

Open FIESTA: http://www.fiesta.tsinghua.edu.cn/

CRI: http://cri-paris.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/openfiestacenter/

Open FIESTA Address: Room 207B, Building J, Tsinghua Campus, the University Town, Shenzhen 518055, P.R.CHINA

Email:openfiesta@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

Jiewu628@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn (Jessie Wu)


Attachment:Admission to Graduate Programs of Tsinghua University 2020(For International Students)