Coronavirus and Study in China 2020: Influences, Facts, and Tips
Coronavirus and Study in China 2020: Influences, Facts, and Tips
Jan 29,2020

Coronavirus and Study in China 2020: Influences, Facts, and Tips

 

Dear Students:

You may already know that China right now is fighting the coronavirus in Wuhan(also known as "Wuhan Pneumonia"), and we know you have a lot of questions about study in China under such circumstances, so we create this article to give you the latest information and try to answer your questions. Hope this article could help you know more about the influences brought by Coronavirus and some facts.

Statistics About Coronavirus

Inside China

 

 
Region
Diagnosed (Person)
Died (Person)
Cured (Person)
Universities Accept Foreign Students
Hubei
67803
3213
64142
Zhejiang
1266
1
1232
Guangdong
1536
8
1411
Henan
1276
22
1252
Hunan
1019
4
1014
Anhui
990
6
984
Jiangxi
937
1
935
Chongqing
579
6
570
Jiangsu
651
0
633
Sichuan
560
3
541
Shandong
783
7
756
Shanghai
543
7
417
Beijing
588
8
455
Fujian
351
1
308
Guangxi
254
2
252
Shaanxi
256
3
246
Hebei
327
6
313
Yunnan
184
2
173
Heilongjiang
609
13
470
Hainan
168
6
162
Liaoning
144
2
131
Shanxi
166
0
134
Gansu
139
2
133
Tianjin
180
3
152
Guizhou
147
2
144
Jilin
98
1
93
Ningxia
75
0
75
Inner Mongolia
124
1
74
Xinjiang
76
3
73
Hongkong
960
4
264
/
Qinghai
18
0
18
/
Taiwan
379
5
61
/
Macao
45
0
10
/
Tibet
1
0
1
/
 

Other Countries

 

Region
Diagnosed (Person)
Died (Person)
Cured (Person)
Universities Accept Foreign Students
Asia
Japan
4953
98
404
/
Thailand
2369
30
888
/
Singapore
1623
7
406
/
South Korea
10384
200
6776
/
Malaysia
4119
65
1487
/
Vietnam
251
0
126
/
The United Arab Emirates
2659
12
239
/
India
5274
149
411
/
Philippines
3870
182
96
/
Nepal
9
0
1
/
Cambodia
115
0
50
/
Sri Lanka
188
7
42
/
Oman
419
2
72
/
Iran
67286
4003
29812
/
Kuwait
855
1
112
/
Bahrain
821
5
467
/
Israel
9404
71
770
/
Iraq
1202
69
452
/
Lebanon
575
19
62
/
Pakistan
4072
58
467
/
Afghanistan
444
14
0
/
Qatar
2210
6
178
/
Armenia
881
9
114
/
Azerbaijan
822
8
63
/
Saudi Arabia
2932
41
631
/
Jordan
358
6
150
/
Indonesia
2956
240
64
/
Maldives
19
0
13
/
Palestine
263
1
21
/
Bhutan
5
0
0
/
Cyprus
495
14
0
/
Brunei
135
1
65
/
Bangladesh
164
17
33
/
Mongolia
16
0
2
/
Kazakhstan
709
6
51
/
Uzbekistan
534
3
30
/
Turkey
38226
812
1846
/
Georgia
208
3
46
/
East Timor
1
0
0
/
Syria
19
3
2
/
Kyrgyzstan
270
4
33
/
Laos
15
0
0
/
Burma
22
3
1
/
Europe
Germany
103228
1861
46085
/
France
82048
10328
21254
/
Italy
139422
17669
26491
/
United Kingdom
60733
7097
135
/
Russia
8672
63
580
/
Finland
2487
40
10
/
Spain
146690
14555
48021
/
Sweden
8419
687
17
/
Belgium
23403
2240
2872
/
Austria
12852
243
2507
/
Croatia
1343
19
130
/
Greece
1884
83
19
/
North Macedonia
617
30
35
/
Romania
4761
209
528
/
Estonia
1185
24
72
/
Danmark
5402
218
894
/
Norway
6013
101
0
/
Holland
20549
2248
2954
/
Andorra
564
23
52
/
Switzerland
22488
846
8704
/
Lithuania
912
15
1
/
Belarus
1066
13
77
/
Monaco
81
1
3
/
Luxembourg
3034
46
241
/
San Marino
279
34
2
/
Iceland
1586
6
460
/
Ireland
6074
235
0
/
Czech
5221
99
233
/
Latvia
577
2
0
/
Ukraine
1668
52
35
/
Liechtenstein
78
1
0
/
Portugal
13141
380
140
/
Poland
5205
159
222
/
Slovenia
1091
40
0
/
Hungary
895
58
95
/
Malta
299
0
0
/
Serbia
2666
66
0
/
Vatican
7
0
0
/
Slovakia
682
2
13
/
Bosnia and Herzegovina
804
34
79
/
Moldova
1174
22
30
/
Albania
400
22
131
/
Bulgaria
593
23
3
/
Faroe Islands
184
0
0
/
Jersey
170
3
0
/
Gibraltar
113
1
0
/
Guernsey
166
4
0
/
Montenegro
248
2
0
/
Isle of Manisle
150
1
0
/
North America
America
423135
14390
22539
/
Canada
19176
427
2770
/
Mexico
2785
141
1
/
Dominica
1956
98
0
/
Costa Rica
467
2
0
/
Panama
2100
55
4
/
Cuba
396
11
0
/
Martinique
149
4
0
/
Honduras
305
22
0
/
Saint Martin
31
2
0
/
Jamaica
59
3
0
/
Trinidad and Tobago
106
8
0
/
Saint Barthelemy
6
0
0
/
Guatemala
77
3
0
/
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
7
0
0
/
Antigua and Barbuda
15
0
0
/
Puerto Rico.
573
23
0
/
Guadeloupe
135
7
0
/
Bahamas
33
5
0
/
Cayman Islands
39
1
0
/
Curacao
13
1
0
/
Barbados
60
1
0
/
United States Virgin Islands
43
1
0
/
Montserrat
6
0
0
/
Belize
7
1
0
/
Grenada
12
0
0
/
Bermuda
39
2
0
/
Aruba
71
0
0
/
Saint Lucia
14
0
0
/
Salvador
78
4
0
/
Haiti
25
1
0
/
Nicaragua
6
1
0
/
Turks and Caicos Islands
8
1
0
/
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
10
0
0
/
Anguilla
3
0
0
/
British Virgin Islands
3
0
0
/
Sint Maarten
40
8
0
/
Oceania
Australia
5956
45
119
/
New Zealand
969
1
282
/
French Polynesia
47
0
0
/
Guam
121
4
0
/
New Caledonia
18
0
0
/
Fiji
15
0
0
/
Papua New Guinea
1
0
0
/
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
8
2
0
/
Africa
Egypt
1560
103
305
/
Algeria
1468
194
113
/
Nigeria
342
11
28
/
Senegal
244
2
113
/
Morocco
1275
93
97
/
Tunisia
623
23
0
/
Cameroon
730
10
62
/
South Africa
1845
18
45
/
Togo
70
3
23
/
Burkina Faso
414
23
134
/
Ghana
313
6
49
/
Rwanda
110
0
7
/
Ethiopia
55
2
4
/
Ivory Coast
384
3
48
/
the Democratic Republic of the Congo
183
20
10
/
Kenya
179
6
7
/
Namibia
16
0
3
/
Seychelles
11
0
0
/
Gabon
33
1
1
/
Equatorial Guinea
18
0
3
/
Guinea
164
0
5
/
Mauritania
6
1
2
/
Swaziland
12
0
7
/
Sudan
14
2
2
/
Mayotte
184
2
0
/
Tanzania
25
1
5
/
The Central African Republic
11
0
0
/
The Republic of Congo
60
5
5
/
Reunion
358
0
0
/
Gambia
4
1
0
/
Somalia
12
1
1
/
Benin
26
1
5
/
Zimbabwe
11
3
0
/
Angola
19
2
2
/
Republic of Chad
10
0
0
/
Djibouti
135
0
25
/
Uganda
52
0
0
/
Eritrea
33
0
0
/
Mozambique
17
0
1
/
Mauritania
6
1
2
/
Cape Verde
7
1
1
/
Guinea-Bissau
33
0
0
/
Liberia
31
4
3
/
Libya
21
1
0
/
Botswana
6
1
0
/
The Republic of Burundi
3
0
0
/
Sierra Leone
6
0
0
/
Sao Tome and Principe
4
0
0
/
The Republic of Zambia
39
1
7
/
South Sudan
2
0
0
/
Sorth America
Brazil
14049
667
0
/
Ecuador
3747
191
0
/
Chile
5116
43
598
/
Argentina
1715
60
240
/
Peru
4332
121
1231
/
Columbia
1780
60
240
/
Paraguay
115
5
12
/
Venezuela
165
7
0
/
Uruguay
424
7
123
/
French Guiana
72
0
0
/
Bolivia
194
14
0
/
Surinam
10
1
0
/
Guiana
31
5
0
/
Netherlands Caribbean
2
0
0
/
the Falkland Islands
2
0
0
/

Latest Update: Apr 9, 2020

Should I Study in China in 2020?

We totally understand the concerns of students and parents, after all, health is the most important thing for everyone. If you are worried about the virus and already chose to study in other countries, then we can totally understand, however, if you are concerned and hesitate about study in China in 2020, here are some facts:

1. WHO has not concluded that China virus is a global emergency yet.

2. The death rate of coronavirus is far more lower than SARS(A virus outbreak in China in 2003), and the scientists are making progress in China in finding the vaccinum.

3. In a lot of regions, the coronavirus is still under control, as you can see in the chart above. If you already got accepted or decided to study in China in those regions, you can still consider studying there.

We believe China will solve the coronavirus incident soon, and we believe China is still a worth considering destination choice for study for you in 2020.

Influences Brought by Coronavirus

The coronavirus has brought some influences to China, here are influences related to international students:

1. Wuhan and some other cities in Hubei province have shut public transport networks to contain the virus, so if you are a student studying in Wuhan, you may need to wait for those cities to recover public transport before you can go there to register for the new semester.

2. Chengdu University: For 2020 spring intake, the online courses started from Feb 24, 2020, if you did not reply before Feb 26, you would not be counted as spring intake students. While if you still want to study in China after Mar 26, 2020, you will be counted as autumn intake students.

3. Whan University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

4. Beijing Language and Culture University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

5. Beijing and a lot of other cities in China have decided to postpone the starting date of schools for 2020 Spring intake.

6. East China University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, students can not come to China or return to ECUST before offical date announced.

7. Beijing Chinese Language and Culture College: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

8. Liaoning Shihua University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT buy tickets in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

9. Southwestern University of Finance and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date for now is still Feb 22(Might be changed by following notice).

10. Zhengzhou University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

11. University of International Business and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

12. Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

13. Xi an Jiaotong-Liverpool University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to Feb 22, and the starting date has been postponed to Feb 24.

14. Shenyang Urban Construction University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date and starting date might be postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

15. Hangzhou Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

16. Huazhong University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. All students are not allowed to register until the latest registration date is announced.

17. Shandong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

18. Zhejiang A & F University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

19. Tianjin University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.Please DO NOT buy tickets in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

20. Beijing Foreign Studies University-International Business School: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to the middle of March 2020 and the exact date will be announced later.

21. Zhejiang University of Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that language students cannot register before April 6, 2020.

22. Changchun University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to autumn intake and the exact date will be announced later .

23. Zhengzhou Sias University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT buy tickets in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

24. Bohai University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to autumn intake.

25. Shenyang Institute of Engineering: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 15, 2020, and the exact date will be announced later.

26. Shanghai International Studies University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Online courses has started from Mar 2. 2020

27. University of Science and Technology Beijing: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Students can not come to China or UTSB in advance.

28. Xi an Jiaotong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to autumn intake. The students who are admitted in Spring intake can choose to register in September, 2020, and the teachers will asist you to prepare for visa at that time.

29. Hunan Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

30. Donghua University: For 2020 spring intake, it has been cancelled. While the international students are welcomed to register in autumn intake.

31. Shenyang University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

32. Shenzhen University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

33. Yunnan Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

34. Shanghai Jiao Tong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

35. Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Mar 2, 2020.

36. Tongji University: For 2020 spring intake, online teaching method start from Mar 2, 2020.

37. Beihang University : For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

38. Nankai University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later, students can not come to school in advance.

39. Nanjing University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Students can check Wechat groups or emails to get the latest information.

40. Fujian Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later, and the dormitory will also be closed before the official registration date.

41. Zhejiang Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For students who already bought tickets, you can register as normal but you will need to fill a form before you can do the registration.

42. Zhejiang University of Science and Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

43. Beijing Foreign Studies University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

44. Tianjin Foreign Studies University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Students who were already enrolled previously cannot return to school before the official date which will be announced later.

45. Jiangsu University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date of Feb 25, 2020 has been postponed to Sep 8 to 10, 2020. And the students who have already in Zhenjiang City, the exact date of registration will be announced later.

46. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies : For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT go to university to register before you got the latest registration date. The online courses will start from Mar 23, 2020.

47. Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine: For 2020 spring intake, the online courses started from the middle of March, 2020, and the exact date will be announced later.

48. Xiamen University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

49. Fudan University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Online courses will be used.

49. Chongqing University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT buy tickets in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

50. East China Normal University : For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT buy tickets in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

51. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

52. Zhejiang Gongshang University: For 2020 spring intake, it has been concelled.

53. Qingdao University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

53. Shanghai Ocean University: For 2020 spring intake, Chinese Language courses and Bachelor courses have been concelled.

54.Guangxi Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Mar 1, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

55.East China Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Feb 29, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

56.South China Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

57.Donghua University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and students can only register after Feb 29, 2020,the exact date will be announced later.

58.Shanghai Jiao Tong University: For 2020 spring intake, the online Chinese courses will start from Mar 30 to Jun 26, 2020, totally 192 hours. The schedule will be announced later.

59.Zhejiang University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed for language students is that For students who plan to attend 2020 spring semester,there will be NO online courses. You can wait for the start of the new semester, or postpone to autumn semester or cancell registration.

60.Soochow University: For 2020 spring intake, online courses will be used.

61.University of International Business and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

62.Northeastern University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Feb 24, 2020.

63.Dalian Medical University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Online courses has started from Mar 16, 2020.

64.Shanghai University of Finance and Economics: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.For now what has been confirmed is that international students cannot register before Feb 29, 2020.

65.Dalian University of Foreign Languages: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to autumn semester, the exact date will be announced later, please wait for official notice and exact date from DUFL. Please DO NOT apply for visa in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

66.China Pharmaceutical University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed to autumn intake.

67.Wuhan University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

68.Guangdong University of Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

69.Jinzhou Medical University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

70.Ocean University of China: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

71.Shanxi University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

72.Ningbo University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Online courses has started from Mar 16, 2020.

73.Nanjing Normal University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

74.Nanjing University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

75.Ludong University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

76.Hainan Tropical Ocean University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT buy tickets in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date.

77.Jinan University: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later. Please DO NOT buy tickets in adcance or go to university to register before you got the latest registration date. Online courses has started from Mar 2, 2020.

78.Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

79.Shenyang University of Chemical Technology: For 2020 spring intake, the registration date has been postponed and the exact date will be announced later.

 

Please be noted that the registration date in almost all universities in China might be postponed for 2020 spring intake, please make sure you come to China and register only after you reconfirmed the latest registration date to avoid:
 

  • 1. Wasting money on flight tickets.
  • 2. Wasting time.
  • 3. Not be able to check-in the dormitory.

to confirm the registration date, you can contact CUCAS: Email: admission@cucas.cn, WeChat: Jack: 13581548152. Again, please DO NOT come to China earlier than expected or your study visa might be expired and waste a lot of time and money.

 

FAQs

Q1: Has the daily life of Chinese people been seriously influenced by the Coronavirus?
A1: Besides Hubei province, the daily life of people in other regions haven't been seriously influenced yet, people are just more cautious about protecting themselves from the virus than before.

Q2: How to protect me safe from the new coronavirus?
A2: Try your best to avoid going out and meet people, if necessary, make sure you wear a mask.

Q3: Will the new coronavirus influence policies of Chinese universities in 2020?
A3: For now, the change is that some universities have postponed the registration date and starting date for 2020 spring intake.

Q4: I heard that some Chinese universities are expelling international students?
A4: No, it is a rumor. As far as we are concerned, universities in China are just asking international students to cooperate with the Chinese government to reduce mobility temporarily to control the virus and avoid larger-scale infection.

Q5: How my daily life will be influenced by the virus outbreak?
A5: For now if you live in China, you may want to study in your apartment for most of the time. But we believe everything will be fine in a couple of months later.

Q6: Will the classes going as normal in universities in China?
A6: Yes. But as we have put above, a lot of universities have postponed the starting dates, so the new semester might start later than before. And maybe some universities will adapt to online education as well.

Q7: Can I go to public places in China during the weekend?
A7: Yes. The mobility of Chinese people will start from the middle of February 2020(Different cities might be slightly different), your daily life will be like normal before, the only difference is that some public places like subway will test your body temperature(China has a lot of advanced devices that can do it in a few seconds) before letting you enter.

CUCAS has always been dedicated to providing the best service to international students, our team will bring more and more new great features to make study in China easier for you!
Please feel free to contact us if you have questions: counselor@cucas.cn