Regulations for International Students Admission of Undergraduate Study,2021

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Edited BY:Li Shiyu

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2021-01-14

Regulations for International Students Admission of Undergraduate Study

at China Academy of Art2021

 

The China Academy of Art (hereafter referred as CAA, International Code: 10355), formerly the National Academy of Art established in 1928, is an important comprehensive college for advanced studies specialized in Fine Arts with full range of subjects and majors co-funded by the Ministry of Culture and the government of Zhejiang Province. CAA is under the joint supervision of by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture, and the Zhejiang Provincial Government. It serves as a recognized Dual World-Classinstitution of national high education. In addition, the discipline of fine art is recognized in the "First-class Discipline Construction Project". CAA offers accredited degrees at the Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral levels as well as accredited Post-Doctoral programs. CAA has ten specialist schools and colleges including Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Painting Art, Design Art, Multimedia Art, Sculpture and Public Art, Film and Animation, Architecture Art, Arts and Humanities, Crafts, Art Administration and Education, that are accepting international students for undergraduate study.

 

CAA is located in Zhejiang which is one of China's most developed provinces in economics and culture. The Nanshan Campus sits beside the West Lake while the Xiangshan Campus rests at the foot of the Xiangshan Mountain. With exquisite serenity, CAA is a sanctuary for the practice and study of arts. More than one thousand international students from around ninety countries are studying here.

 

I. CRETERIA & ELIGIBILITY

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens aging between 18--30.

2. Applicants of non-Chinese citizens under 18 (must be guaranteed with guardians).

3. According to the Announcement of the Chinese Ministry of Education on Standardization of Work Related to the Admission of International Students to Our Higher Education Institutions (《关于规范我高等学校接受国际学生有关工作的通知》教外函〔202012号) according to Article 5 of the Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China, those whose parent is or both are Chinese citizens and reside in foreign countries, and who have foreign citizenship at the time of their birth, do not have Chinese citizenship. Starting from 2021, their applications for admission to our higher education institutions as international students at the undergraduate level should, in addition to meeting other enrollment qualifications of the school, have held a valid foreign passport or nationality document for at least 4 years (inclusive) and have a record of actual residence in a foreign country for at least 2 years from April 30, 2017 to April 30, 2021 (actual residence in a foreign country for 9 months in a year can be counted as one year, calculated based on entry and exit stamps); residents of mainland China (Mainland), Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan who apply to enter our higher education institutions as international students at the undergraduate level after immigration and receiving foreign citizenship should meet the above requirements.

 

II. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

1. CAA International Students Application Information Form. Please log in International College, CAA website (https://caa.at0086.cn/StuApplication/Login.aspx) to fill out and submit online.

2. Recent ID photo (Photo format: colored 35*53mm ID color photo, white background without hat, head takes up no less than 2/3 of photo size, photo size not less than 320*240 pixels, aspect ratio 4:3, size 100-500kb, JPG format.)

3. Scan copy of applicant's passport (photo page).

4. Applicants who have foreign citizenship at birth, whose parents are both Chinese citizens at birth, or whose one parent is a Chinese citizen, must submit:

 ① Proof that the applicant acquired foreign citizenship at birth;

  Proof of cancellation of the applicant's Chinese citizenship or proof of permanent residence of the applicant's parent ( the Chinese citizen one) in a foreign country before the  birth of the applicant;

  Record of actual residence in a foreign country for at least 2 years from April 30, 2017 to April 30, 2021 (actual residence in a foreign country for 9 months in a year can be counted as one year, based on entry and exit stamps).

5. Residents of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan who immigrated to a foreign country must submit:

   ① proof of acquisition of foreign citizenship before April 30, 2017;

   ②proof of renouncing Chinese citizenship;

③record of actual residence in a foreign country for more than 2 years from April 30, 2017 to April 30, 2021 (actual residence in a foreign country for 9 months in a year can be counted as one year, based on the entry and exit stamps).

6. Applicants who are under the age of 18 by September 1, 2021, are required to submit:

Guardian guarantee certificate, the guardian shall be an adult living in Hangzhou;

Notarized power of attorney for guardianship entrusted by the applicant's parents to the guardian.

7. Certificate of Non-criminal Record.

8. Senior high school diploma (original copy or notarized copy in Chinese/English); Graduating high school students can provide pre-graduation Certificate. Note: students admitted must submit original copy or notarized copy of their official High School Certificate of Graduation (in Chinese/English)

9. Transcript of all the courses in senior high school (original copy or notarized copy in Chinese/English);

10. Photocopy of valid HSK Level 5 Certificate. Note: students admitted must submit an original copy or notarized copy of their HSK Level 5 Certificate. total scores must be no less than 180 points, with the Listening portion no less than 70 percent.

11. Applicants must submit the applicants’ portfolio of paintings (please refer to subjects list for APPLIEDMAJORS OR AREA OF STUDY.

12.Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form(外国人体格检查表FOREIGNER PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM.pdf). The original should be kept by the applicant. The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Please provide a list of chest X-ray pictures and blood test reports.Incomplete records or those without signature of physician or official stamp of hospital, applicants photograph with no check mark are NOT acceptable. Please choose appropriate time to take medical examination due to 6-months validity of the medical results.

13.Scan copy of tuberculosis Examination Report. Applicants must be tested for Tuberculosis in a certified hospital or testing institution. The results are valid for six months.

14. Remittance receipt of the application fee (RMB 800 Yuan per major). Each student may submit application for two (2) majors. Account link:https://caa.at0086.cn/site/admission/show-5198.html

Note:

1Application material and application fee will NOT be returned regardless of the result of application.

2All the above materials must be in Chinese or English. Notarized Chinese or English translations are required for texts other than Chinese or English.

3CAA may ask applicants to submit supplementary materials or take video/in-person interviews.

4All of the above application materials must be completed and submitted online in the official CAA website for International Students (https://caa.at0086.cn/StuApplication/Login.aspx).

5Please do not send application materials by mail or email. Materials sent by either method will not be reviewed and processed.

 

III.Application Time

1.  February 1st, 2021May 31th, 2021.( Applicants for the Chinese Government Scholarship, please submit your application materials before April 5, 2021)

2.  January 15, 2021 to March 7, 2021 is winter break. Application materials submitted during this period will be processed after the new semester begins. 

 

IV. APPLICATION MAJORS OR AREA OF STUDY

Major Names&Int’l Codes

Major(type) direction

Term

Application Requirement

Major(Direction or workstudio)

Teaching Mode

Chinese Painting130406

figure

4Years

Personal portfolio (including Line Drawings of Figure Painting, Drawings,  Sketches)

Chinese Painting(figure)

 

landscape

4Years

Personal portfolio (including Chinese paintings and calligraphy)

Chinese Painting(landscape)

birds & flowers

4Years

Personal portfolio (including Chinese paintings and calligraphy)

Chinese Painting(birds & flowers)

comprehensive

4Years

Personal portfolio (including Chinese paintings and calligraphy)

Chinese Painting(comprehensive)

Calligraphy

130405

Calligraphy & Seal Engraving

4Years

Personal portfolio (including calligraphy and seal cutting works)

Calligraphy & Seal Engraving

 

Calligraphy & Education

4Years

Calligraphy & Education

Art Theory

130101

Art Historical Theory(Art History &  Historical Theory)

4Years

One Art Essay(no less than 1000words) & Personal portfolio

Art Theory【Art Historical Theory(Art History & Historical Theory)】

 

Art Historical TheoryVisual Culture Study)

4Years

Art Theory【Art Historical Theory(Visual Culture Study)】

Art Design

4Years

Art Theory(Art Design)

Art Management

4Years

Art Theory(Art Management)

Fine Arts

1304

Fine Arts*

4Years*

Personal portfolio (including color,line drawing and sketch works)

Painting(Oil Painting, Combine Painting, Printmaking, Mural Painting), Sculpture(5Years), Public Art(Fiber Art,  Public Sculpture, Venue & Spatial Art, Landscape Installing, Art Engineering & Science),Inter-media Art, Fine Art【Public Art Education, Teaching Education(trained to be  art teachers),Protection and restoration of cultural relics】

All students of  fine arts  major will study in the foundation center of professional basis in the first year. Will study different majors as per CAA Policy for Undergraduate Students Allocation by Major since the second year.

Design

1305

Design Art

4Years

Personal portfolio (including color,line drawing and sketch works)

Visual Expression Design, Apparel(visual communication design, exhibition design, comprehensive design, color design) & Fashion Design(Apparel Design, Textile Printing Design, Interior Textile Design),Product Design, Industrial Arts(Glass Art Design, Ornament Ar t Design, Paint Art Design),Ceramic Art Design

Students of Design Art majors will study in the professional foundation for the first year.  Will study different majors as per CAA Policy for Undergraduate Students Allocation by Major since the second year.

Drama & Film

1303

Image & Media Art

4Years

Personal portfolio (including color,line drawing and sketch works)

Photography, Broadcasting & TV Playwright & Directory(Film & TV Advertising, Film & TV Playwright & Directory ),Animation(Animation, Illustration & Comics, Game Design Art, Digital Interaction Art),Film & TV Photography & Produce,Drama & film & television art design

Students of Image & Media Art ill study in the professional foundation for the first year. Will study different majors as per CAA Policy for Undergraduate Students Allocation by Major since the second year.

Architecture

082801

Architecture Art

5Years

Personal portfolio (The content of the portfolio is not limited,but must include major or major-related content.) In addition to the portfolio,personal statement (about 1500 words) and resume should be provided.

Architecture(Architecture)

 

Urban Design

5Years

Architecture(Urban Design)

Landscape Design

4Years

Architecture(Landscape Design)

Environment Design130503

Environment Design

(Environmental Art)

4Years

Personal portfolio (The content of the portfolio is not limited,but must include major or major-related content.) In addition to the portfolio,personal statement (about 1500 words) and resume should be provided.

Landscape & Gardening(Landscape Design),Environmental Design(Environmental Art)

The term of Environment Design is 4 years.Undergraduate Students Allocation by Major since the first year.

Note: (1)All applicants must apply as per “Major(type)direction” .

 (2) Portfolio: the maximum limit of text and pictures is 5M, and the maximum limit of video is 20M.

 

V. How to Apply:

Online application: please submit all your application materials in the the official CAA website for International Students (https://caa.at0086.cn/StuApplication/Login.aspx)

 

VI. Acceptance:

The program plans to accept 50 students. The actual number will be posted by CAA Admission Committee.

 

VII. Admission Process:

The selection method of "preliminary examination + interview" is implemented in admission assessment.

After complete the applicant in China Academy of Art (CAA) Online Application for International Student Enrollment System. The International College of CAA conducts preliminary qualification review of applicants, and for those who pass the preliminary review, the department will conduct a major review and organize an interview (the interview is conducted through the Internet in the form of online assessment to carry out a unified basic selection, mainly to review the applicant's Chinese language ability, professional ability, academic research ability, etc.). Finally, according to the comprehensive assessment of the results, the applicants will be admitted on the basis of merit.

The interview time and method will be announced later.

Applicants can check the admission results in the international student admission system.

 

VIII.Tuition Pre-payment:

1. Within one month after passing the interview, CAA will send qualified students notification of pre-admission, and those are not admitted will receive no further information. Please login on the CAA International Student Admission Website to check your status of application.

2. After receiving per-admission notice, students must pre-pay the 1st year tuition via transfer to the given bank account (link:https://caa.at0086.cn/site/admission/show-5198.html) of CAA before the deadline. Then please mail the scanned bank transfer receipt to: caaic_doc@126.com

Note:

(1) Please make sure that application information like the name of the applicant and major or area of study is noted on the bank receipt for confirmations purpose.

(2) Please make sure to keep your bank transfer receipt, it will be needed when registering at CAA.

(3) Formal admission letter, Visa application form (Form JW202) will be sent out in mid-July.

(4) Students who withdraw from enrollment for personal reasons will receive a 50% prepaid tuition refund.VI. Tuition

 

IX. Fees:

1. 52000Yuan (RMB) per academic year.

2. Other fees will be charged upon enrollment.

3. Housing Accommodation Fee: 500Yuan (RMB) or 600 Yuan (RMB) or 700Yuan (RMB) per month. Accommodation fee of one academic year will be charged upon enrollment.

 

X. Enrollment

1. Normal enrollment is in early September. Please refer to your formal Admission letter for exact time.

2. Students should apply for an X1 visa at the Chinese Embassy with your valid passport, formal Admission letter, and JW202 Form.

3. Please enroll in CAA as per informed time in your formal Admission. When coming to enroll in CAA, please bring above documents (ie. passport, Admission, JW202) and X1 visa as well as the bank remittance receipt of the pre-paid tuition. Original Undergraduate Diploma or Masters Degree and Diploma, Original HSK Certificate MUST all be provided upon enrollment. Those who have not obtained the corresponding certificate will be disqualified.

 

XI. Program Structure

In accordance with Administration Rules for Undergraduate StudentsSchool Census of CAA, the duration of undergraduate studies is 4 years  (duration of study for students of the Sculpture Department and School of Architecture [architecture, urban planning] is 5 years). CAA adopts an Easy in And Strict out" policy. International students work alongside their native Chinese classmates and instructors according to admitted majors or area of study. If students are unable to complete the academic year as required by the department or are unable to complete the program requirements due to health problems, they may extend the maximum length of study to 6 years (7 years for sculpture and architecture majors [architecture and urban planning]). If they still cannot complete their studies, the program will be terminated.

 

XII.Enrollment

1. New students enrolled in three months by the CAA will under go a comprehensive review. After this review, if students are found not meeting the criteria specified in this regulation, they will be handled in accordance with the relevant regulations, including revocation of admission or academic registration.

2. CAA follows a two-stage education form composited of foundation and professional studies. During the first year, students of Plastic arts, design arts, graphic and media arts majors will study together in the Department of Professional Foundation Studies. From the second year, students will go to the departments of their Major according to the " CAA Policy for Undergraduate Students Major Allocationfollowing their major direction applicatio. Those whose scores are not qualified may not study their intended major and must obey the allocation from CAA.

3. Please readCAA Policy for Undergraduate Students Major Allocationon the website for further information: http://jwc.caa.edu.cn

 

XIII. Graduation and the Diploma

In accordance with Administration Rules for Undergraduate Students’ School Census of CAA, students who meet all academic requirements, all compulsory courses (including graduating students’ artworks, designs, dissertations etc.) completed and HSK Level 5 achieved within the time specified while academic attainment and standard of physical education satisfying CAA’s requirements, will be awarded with Certificate of Graduation of CAA. At the same time, those meeting with the requirements of “CAA Regulations for Degrees” will be awarded an appropriate degree certificate.

 

XIV. Major Transfer and School Transfer

1. Undergraduate students are NOT allowed to transfer majors or to other colleges generally. Please check for detailed information in Administration Rules for Undergraduate Students’ School Census of CAA.

2. Students of China Government Scholarship have to give up their qualification for scholarship first and transfer to other colleges as self-paid students.

 

XV.Scholarship Information

1. Chinese Government ScholarshipA) – Bilateral Program;

2. Chinese Government ScholarshipB) – Chinese University Program;

3. Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students;

4. Scholarship for International Students of China Academy of Art.

Note:

(1) Applicants for Chinese Government Scholarship, please fill in and submit relevant application materials online through the International Student Enrollment system of China Academy of Art by April 5, 2021.  Chinese Government ScholarshipA)– Bilateral Program can be directly applied through Chinese embassies and consulates abroad for relevant information.

(2) For scholarship details, please visit the official website of the International College and log in the page of "International College of China Academy of Art -- Scholarship" to get the latest scholarship information.(https://caa.at0086.cn/site/scholarship.html)

 

XVI.CONTACTS

Official website: http://admission.caa.edu.cn/

E-mail: caaic@163.com

Tel: 86-571-8716471287164711

Office hour for inquiresMonday to Friday (except official holiday and winter holiday)9:00—11:30,13:00—17:00winter holidayJanuary 15, 2021 to March 7, 2021.

Office Address: Room 201, No.16 Building, International College of China Academy of Art, No. 352 Xiangshan Road, Hangzhou, 310024, P.R.China

 

More Information: https://caa.at0086.cn/site/admission/show-5449.html