Founded in 1958 and formerly known as Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology, Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) is a national key university directly affiliated to Ministry of Education of China, one of the Project 211 universities and 985 Project Innovation Platforms. BUCT shoulders the mission of innovative talent education, scientific research, and high-tech development.

After 60 years of continuous efforts, BUCT has developed into a multi-disciplinary institute with a solid foundation in science and engineering, along with other distinctive disciplines such as Business Management, Economics, Law, Literature, Philosophy, Education, Medical Science and etc. It has formed a complete talent development system from the undergraduate level, the postgraduate level up to the postdoctoral level. In the ESI rankings, chemistry and material science have entered the top 1‰, the disciplines of material science, engineering, biology and biochemistry top 1%.The primary discipline of Chemical Engineering and Technology ranked the third in China. The BUCT “Green Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materialsdiscipline group was listed as a First-Class Discipline in the Double First-Class Project in 2017.

BUCT, with a global vision, has successively established academic collaboration with 165 universities from Asia, Europe, America, Africa, Oceania.BUCT is now running more than 86 study-abroad programs. BUCT also offers a wide range of education programs for international students including bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs as well as Chinese language and culture programs, exchange programs and summer camps and etc.

In the 21st century, which is full of opportunities and challenges, BUCT will continue to hold fast the university motto to be ambitious, virtuous, profoundly learned, to explore the mysteries of nature, strive for better services for human beings and try its best to develop BUCT into a world class research institution with distinctive characteristics and international influence.

  • History

1958-Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology(BICT) was founded, affiliated to the Ministry of Chemical Industry.

1994-Name changed to Beijing University of Chemical Technology.

1996-Became one of the first Universities to be in the Project 211(Top 211)

1998-Affiliated to the Ministry of Education

2008-Became one of the 985 Project Innovation Platforms for Priority.

2017-”Green Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials” was listed as First-Class Discipline in Double First -Class Project.

  • Key Facts on BUCT

One of  Project 211 universities

One of  the 985 Project Innovation Platforms

Multi-disciplinary-It is a multi-disciplinary university with science and engineering retained as the core disciplines with the addition of arts, the science of law, management and economics.

First-Class Discipline in the Double First-Class Project in“Green Chemistry,Chemical Engineering and Materials”

17  Colleges/Schools

2,600+  Faculty members and staff

15,000+  Undergraduate students

7,500+  Postgraduate students

600+  International students

500+  /year Study -abroad Students

2 State Key Laboratories

30+  Provincial Joint Laboratories/Centers

5+  International joint Laboratories/Research Centers

160+  Overseas Cooperation Partners

  • Postgraduate Programs

  • Application and Admission Process

  1. Register your account and activate in out your Application online and upload the materials;

  2. Document review;

  3. Online interview;

  4. Admission announcement(All accepted applicants will be informed via Email.);

  5. Receive the admission Letter and JW201/JW202 form by DHL.

  • Admission Materials

  1. CV;

  2. Two letters of reference from professor or associate professor;

  3. Study and research plan;

  4. Original Transcript and Diploma of the highest Degree(notarized);

  5. Passport size photos, passport copy;

  6. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form;

  7. Acceptance letter from one supervisor;

  8. No Criminal Record Certificate;

  9. English or HSK proficiency certificates (minimal IELTS 6.0 for Master and 6.5 for PhD entry; HSK Level 5 for courses taught by Chinese).

  10. Originals or copies of academic publication, patent, and other academic achievements (If any, priority will be given).


  1. Applicants requires a preliminary acceptance letter from a BUCT professor and upload it online. Otherwise you will not be considered as a candidate.

Participating Professors information can be found at the

  1. Applicants are required to upload all materials as above, Or else you will not be considered as candidate. It is not mandatory to send copies of application materials to BUCT.

  • Scholarships

  1. Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC Scholarship)

  • What does the scholarship cover?

Tuition and accommodation;

Living expenses:Master RMB  3000 yuan / month,Dr RMB 3500 yuan / month;

Comprehensive medical insurance: RMB 800 yuan / person /year;

  • How to apply?

There are two ways to apply for CSC Scholarship:

  1. Apply through the Chinese Embassy/Consulate or Ministry of Education in your country (Recommended method of application)-Type A

Note: CSC applications typically begin in January every year but for more specific application dates please contact the respective institutions(Embassy or Ministry)

  1. Apply through BUCT -Type B

Applicants must to submit the application to both following website:

BUCT online application system and CSC application system (BUCT Agency No. is 10010).

  1. Beijing University of Chemical Technology Presidential Scholarship

The Beijing University of Chemical Technology Presidential Scholarship program only enrolls PhD students. The scholarship content and application process are the same as the Chinese Government Scholarship program.

  1. Beijing Government Scholarship

  • What does the scholarship cover?

1 year/half year tuition fee (review every year)

  • How to apply?

Register account and activate in, fill out your application online, School of International Education will organize the assessment according to application materials.

  • Deadlines

      • Normally in February/2024  ------ CSC Scholarship Type A

(For more details, please contact the Chinese Embassy in your country)

      • 2024/April/15  -------  CSC Scholarship Type B + Beijing Presidential Scholarship

      • 2024/June/30 ------ Beijing Government Scholarship    


  • Scholarships are highly competitive and more beneficial for those candidates who apply for it in an early time.

  • Your passport with the validity not less than 2 years.

  • Please be accurate for your personal details when submit the application in order to get the offer smoothly and successfully.

  • Financial matters

Application fee: RMB 500 (only once)

Insurance Fee: RMB 800 /year

Tuition fees:

Doctoral Students: RMB 35000/year   

Master Students(Chinese Instructed) : RMB 30000/year    

Master Students (English Instructed): RMB 35000/year


RMB 60 / bed / day in the east campus

RMB 70 /room /day in the north campus

  • Contact

International Students Office

School of International Education

Beijing University of Chemical Technology

No. 15 Bei San Huan East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029


Website: English version