About the university
Ludong State University (the official full name is Ludong University, abbreviated as LDU) is located in the coastal city of Yantai in the Chinese province of Shandong. The provincial city of Yantai, located right on the coast of the Yellow Sea, has a favorable climate and beautiful scenery. The city is one of the most economically prosperous regions thanks to its international port.
Ludong University “Ludong University” or in Chinese 鲁 学 大学 (LDU) was founded in 1958 and was known as Yantai Teachers College. But since 1984, it was renamed by the Ministry of Education and Sciences of China into Yantai National Normal University. The Comprehensive University has become one of the most significant educational institutions in China, which actively participates in grant programs. Despite the fact that the university accepts students from all over the world, training takes place only in Chinese, so foreign students undergo language training before entering the Bachelor’s course.
University ranking and benefits
Ludong University (LDU 鲁 东 大学) ranks high in China and consistently ranks among the top 200 institutions that accept international students. And also actively participates in the program of international student exchange with other world universities.
The main advantages of studying at LDU:
- active cooperation with leading universities in developed countries;
- high rating positions in the world;
- comprehensive financing from the Chinese state.
Ludong University of China constantly organizes meetings of Chinese and foreign students to exchange knowledge and experience. At the meetings, students can learn more about the culture and traditions of different countries.
University composition and infrastructure
Ludong State University LDU is a modern educational institution, so the campus infrastructure is quite developed. In the course of their studies, students can take advantage of high-tech research centers, sports grounds and stadiums, a hostel, a dining room and a modern library.
Full staff of LDU University:
- more than 500 teachers, of which half are professors and associate professors of the highest rank;
- 23,000 students, of which more than 750 are foreign students.
Full education in all areas is carried out in Chinese, therefore, before entering the 1st year of the Bachelor’s degree, foreign students are provided with language courses that last at least 1 year.
Admission and tuition fees
Ludong Functional University (LDU) Ludong University or 鲁 东 大学 enrolls for 1 year of Undergraduate studies on a general basis. The student is required to provide a Certificate, translated into English or Chinese, and an international standard passport.
The cost of comprehensive training at LDU:
- registration mandatory fee – 400 yuan;
- medical insurance – 800 yuan;
- language courses (Chinese) – 12,000 yuan / year;
Undergraduate (4 years)
- Humanities – 12,000 RMB / year
- exact sciences – 14,000 yuan / year
Master (3 years)
- humanities – 18,000 yuan / year
- exact sciences – 20,000 yuan / year
All practical and technical core and additional classes are conducted exclusively in Chinese. However, foreign students do not have to worry about insufficient language skills before joining LDU. LDU provides qualified language courses, after which most foreign students acquire knowledge of the Chinese language.
Ludong University LDU provides international students with statutory grants that can only be used by successful citizens with a high overall score in their subjects. The minimum passing complex score must be at least 90. The Ministry of China grants 100% and 50% discounts on the full tuition fee to successful students.
The multidisciplinary university LDU offers training in 80 Bachelor’s and 60 Master’s specialties. The Ludong educational institution offers students the Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Exact Sciences, Faculty of Arts, and Faculty of Physical Education.
Ludong University National University provides its and foreign students with specialized training in a variety of areas.
List of LDU destinations:
- Languages and Literature;
- Culture and humanization of education;
- Law and International Economics;
- Financial management;
- Tourism management;
- Computer science;
- Logistic Engineering;
- Applied Engineering;
- Architectural construction;
- Information and Software Engineering;
- Energy and power engineering;
In addition to the listed areas, students can choose a sports direction, for example, “Martial Arts” or “Chinese Traditional Sports”.
LDU State University offers international students accommodation on campus in a cozy hostel. Students can choose from single, double, triple or quadruple rooms. The cost of paid accommodation ranges from 35 to 80 yuan per day per student, depending on the chosen room. Students who have grants are entitled to free room accommodation. If a student wants to live off campus and rent a separate apartment, he must provide the commission with all the necessary documents and lease agreements.