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2022 BUSINESS FOUNDATION PROGRAM (in English)2021-11-01

1.Introduction to the program

Zhengzhou University (ZZU) is one of the National Project 211 Universities, the MidwestUniversities Comprehensive Strength Promotion Project and the Co-built by the Ministry of Education of China and the People’s Government of Henan Province. Zhengzhou University entered the ranks of the National World - Class Universities. With full facility of four campuses, Zhengzhou University has at present 51,000 full-time undergraduates, 23,000 postgraduates and nearly 2,700 international students.

Zhengzhou University Pre-Business(inEnglish) Program offers bridge courses connectingstudents from high school to the university. The program enables international students to consolidate their foundation in related majors which will also facilitate the improvement of academic and professional English, as well as day-to-day Chinese language skills. It also lays a strong foundation for international students enabling them a smooth transition from high school to theInternational Tradeprogram.

2.Target Students

a)Students whose scores do not meet the entry requirements of the related majors, or;

b)Students who plan to study preparatory courses for bachelor program in International Trade  or related majors.

3. Main Courses

a)Daily Chinese Modulewill enhance the international students’ knowledge in listening and speaking Chinese language which will help them to master basic communicative skills and provide convenience to live in China.

b)English Learning Moduleallowsthe international students to be well versed in academic and specialty English.Academic English entails training students to uselanguage appropriately for study, particularly in developing students’ academic writing and reading skills in terms of grammaticalaccuracy, cohesion, coherence etc. Specialty English focuses instruction on language skills required to perform inan English-speaking academic context across core subject areas generally encounteredin a university setting, such as prefixes, suffixes, combining forms etc.

c)Basic Learning Moduleallows the international students to evaluate their knowledge and reinforced understanding of related basic courses like Professional English, Advanced Mathematics.

d)Professional Training Moduleincludes a variety of professional subjects such as Microeconomics, financial management and marketing, which would enrich the aspiring student to possess up knowledge of studying in related majors.

4. Study Campus

The main campus of Zhengzhou University

100 Science Avenue, High-tech Development Zone, Zhengzhou, 450001, Henan, China

5. Study Schedule

March to September 2022

1) Module learning: March -July 2022

2) Module review: July to September 2022

3) Final exam: September 2022

6. Teaching Hours

16-20 teaching hours per week

7. Registration Date

March 6-8, 2022

8. Course Assessment

Final examinations will be held duringmid-September 2022. The assessment panel will make a detailed evaluation on the test scores and declare the results based on which the student will get an entry to the bachelor’s program at Zhengzhou University.

9. Certificate Award

a). Certificate awarded upon successful completion of the Pre-program and passing all exams;

b). Study certificate issued upon completion of the PBPME but not passing all exams;

c). No certificated issued if failing to take exams.

10. Application Period

November 8, 2021 ~ January 15, 2022

11. Eligibility

a). Non-Chinese citizen.18~23 years old (The applicant aged under 18 years old has to provide The Letter of Guardian’s Authorization which authenticated by the embassy.)

b). Minimum of high school graduate (or equivalent)

c). High school result should not less than 10-15% of the scores required by the entry requirements of the related undergraduate programs in Zhengzhou University.

d). English proficiency minimum at IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent)

e). Financial guarantee to support education in China

f). Be in good physical and mental health

g). No criminal record

12. Application Documents

a). Ordinary Passport (pages with photo and address)

b). High School Diploma (or the equivalent proof)

c). High School Transcripts (or the equivalent academic transcripts)

d). Valid Report of English Language Proficiency Tests

e). Physical Examination Report

f). Certificate of Non-criminal Record

g). Letter of Guardian’s Authorization (for applicants aged under 18)

13. Fee Structure

CNY 6,000

14. Scholarship

Students with good grades in the final exam will have the chance to get scholarship for the bachelor program.

15. Number of Seats


16. Application

An aspiring student can apply directly or through an authorized agency of the university.

17. Contact Information

International Admission Office of Zhengzhou University

(Admission Office, School of International Education, ZZU)


Attachment:ZZU Fee Structure for International Students


Pre-bachelor’s Program

Bachelor’s Program

Application Fee

CNY 200

CNY 400

Tuition Fee

CNY 6,000 per semester

CNY 23,000 per annum

Material Fee

Medical Insurance

CNY 400 per semester

CNY 800per annum

Medical Check-up

CNY 600 One-time

CNY 600 One-time

Residence Permit

CNY 400 One-time

CNY 400 One-time e


Living Expenses

CNY 600~1,000 permonth