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2024 BUSINESS FOUNDATION PROGRAM (In Chinese)2023-10-13


1.   Introduction to the program

Zhengzhou University (ZZU) is one of the National Project 211 Universities, the Midwest Universities 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 47,000 full-time undergraduates, 24,000 postgraduates and more than 2,700 international students. With the rapid development in recent years, ZZU performs well in various international university rankings: In the Academic Ranking of World Universities, ZZU ranks 51 in the Chinese universities. In the U.S. News Ranking, ZZU ranks 385 in the world universities and 39 in China mainland. In the QS World University rankings, ZZU sits in the place of 801-1000. Moreover, 13 disciplines of ZZU including Chemistry, MBBS ranks the top 1% in the QS ranking.

Zhengzhou University Pre-Business (in Chinese) Program offers bridge courses connecting students 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 Chinese, as well as basic learning skills. It also lays a strong foundation for international students enabling them a smooth transition from high school to the International Trade, E-commerce, Logistics Management, Marketing program.

2.Target Students

a)    Students whose scores do not meet the entry requirements of the bachelor programs instructed in Chinese.

b)    Students who plan to study preparatory courses in International Trade, E-commerce, Logistics Management, Marketing and other business-related program.

3. Main Courses

a) Basic Learning Module allows the international students to evaluate their knowledge and reinforced understanding of related basic courses like Professional Chinese, Advanced Mathematics, physical.

b) Professional Training Module includes 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

It will be on the main campus of Zhengzhou University, if student can come to study in China. Otherwise, all classes will be delivered online.

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

5. Study Schedule

March to September 2024

1) Module learning: March -June 2024

2) Module review: June to July 2024

3) Final exam: July 2024

6. Teaching Hours

16-20 teaching hours per week

7. Registration Date

March 1-2, 2024.

8. Course Assessment

Final examinations will be held during July. 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

Nov. 1, 2023, ~ Jan. 1, 2024

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). HSK 4 180(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).  Passport Photocopy

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

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

d). Valid Report of Chinese 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 3000

14. Number of Seats


15. Application

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

Contact Information

International Admission Office of Zhengzhou University

(Admission Office, School of International Education, ZZU)


ZZU Fee Structure for International Students


Pre-bachelor’s Program

Bachelor’s Program

Application Fee

CNY 800

CNY 800

Tuition Fee

CNY 3,000 per semester

CNY 18,000 per annum

Material Fee

Medical Insurance

CNY 400 per semester

CNY 800 per annum

Medical Check-up

CNY 600 One-time

CNY 600 One-time

Residence Permit

CNY 400 One-time

CNY 400 One-time


Living Expenses

CNY 600~1,000 per month