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2018 Admissions for International Students

Undergraduate Studies


1.     ZJCM Profile

Zhejiang Conservatory of Music (ZJCM) is a publicly-funded institution approved by the Ministry of Education of China, and it is located in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province in east China within close reach of two World Cultural Heritage sites: the West Lake and the Grand Canal.

 ZJCM offers a wide range of music and arts teaching for talented students from China and beyond. Programmes range widely from composition, conducting, vocal, various instruments, to music technology, drama studies, and dance performance. ZJCM houses 12 academic departments and 4 professional performing ensembles. Its 100-acre picturesque campus can accommodate up to 5,000 full-time students. The current student number totals 2,467.

 ZJCM is committed to artistic excellence as a leading music education institution. A strong faculty of more than 320 led by a group of professors and performing artists is always ready to help students achieve their fullest potential. ZJCM is also equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including 9 concert halls, 102 rehearsal halls, 842 practice rooms and 6 top-notch recording studios.

 ZJCM strives to engage with the global community and build a strong bond with conservatories, arts organizations, institutions and businesses across the world.


2.     Study Fields





Length of Schooling (Years)


Vocal Performance

Vocal and Opera



Piano Performance




Chinese Instruments Performance

Chinese Instrument



Strings ,Wind, Brass and Percussion Instruments Performance

Orchestral Instruments



Pop Music Performance

Pop Music








Composition and Conducting



Traditional Chinese Dance





3.     Requirements

1.        Applicants must be aged 18 or above, with good health condition. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens, hold foreign passports and do not live in mainland China, Hongkong, Macao, or Taiwan.

2.        Applicants must abide by the Chinese constitution and laws.

3.        Applicants must have attained a senior high school diploma or above.

4.        Applicants must have a solid music foundation and can demonstrate necessary qualifications.

5.        Language requirements: a score of 180 of Level 3 in the new HSK or above.

6.        Holding non-Chinese passports or relevant nationality certificates for at least 4 years, with at least two years of actual overseas residence record in the last four years by the end of April 30 of 2018 (nine-month actual residence in foreign countries within one year can be calculated as one year, subject to the entry and exit date records).

4.     Application Arrangement


I. Mail DVD of Audition Repertoires

(Only applicants for music performance and dance performance could choose this way, excluding musicology and composition.)

1.        Application

l   Applicants must send the following documents to International Office by email before May 31, 2018.

        Zhejiang Conservatory of Music Application Form for International Students (Annex I)

        Scanned copy of certified high school diploma/certificate and transcript

        Scanned passport (with personal details)

        One electronic photo (without hat, 25mmX35mm)

        Scanned copy of HSK certificate

        Scanned copy of Health Certificate

Email: admission@zjcm.edu.cn

When to apply: March 12, 2018 – May 31, 2018.

l   Record the audition repertoires in DVD and mail to International Office before May 31, 2018.

Mailing address: No. 1 Zheyin Rd, Zhuantang, Xihu District, Hangzhou, China.

                           Zhejiang Conservatory of Music

                           Administration Building Room 602

                           Postcode: 310024

2.        Application fee: Applicants need to pay 110 RMB application fee through bank transfer before May 31, 2018. Application fees paid are non-refundable. Please note the payment as 2018 International Students Application Fee. Bank information is as follows:

Account Number: 7331 0101 8260 0261 129  


Bank Name: China CITIC Bank (Hangzhou Branch)

Address: No. 9 JieFang East Road, Hangzhou, China

3.        Audition: ZJCM will organize experts to evaluate the DVD recordings sent by applicants.



Audition in Person

(All the applicants can choose this way.)

1.        Application

l   Applicants should fill in the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music Application Form For International Students (Annex I) and send it to International Office by email before February 11, 2018.

Email Address: admission@zjcm.edu.cn

2.        Verifying Information in Person

Time: March 9, 2018 from 9:00 am to 16:00pm

Location: No. 1 Zheyin Rd, Zhuantang, Xihu District, Hangzhou, China.

Documents required:

        Zhejiang Conservatory of Music Application Form For International Students

        Copy of certified high school diploma/certificate and transcript (original copy for verification)

        Copy of Passport (original copy for verification)

        Four photos (25mmX35mm)

        Copy of HSK certificate (original for verification)

        Health Certificate

Note: Applicants who fail to verify the application information in person will result in disqualification of their applications.

3.        Application Fee:  Applicants need to pay 110 RMB application fee when coming to verify information. Application fees paid are non-refundable. Accommodation and transportation fees are borne by applicants for the audition.

4.        Audition

Time: March 10, 2018 – March 12, 2018

Location: No. 1 Zheyin Rd, Zhuantang, Xihu District, Hangzhou, China.

        Zhejiang Conservatory of Music

Note: For details of the audition schedule, please refer to the admission permit given during information verification.


5.     Enrollment Procedure

        Upon verification of the application documents, applicants who pass the audition and satisfy the Chinese language requirements will receive an admission notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202).

        International students should apply for visa at the Embassy/Consulate of People’s Republic of China with their admission notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202).

        In 2018, international students can only apply for autumn semester admission. Since 2019, international students can apply for spring semester and fall semester admissions.

        Newly-admitted students should register and pay the tuition at Zhejiang Conservatory of Music on the date specified in the admission notice.

        Length of Schooling: 4 or 5 years

        Tuition: 20000 RMB per school year (subject to the pricing authorities final approval)

        Admitted students are supposed to use their own instruments (except Piano). Under exceptional circumstances, students can submit their applications for borrowing instruments from the Conservatory.

6.     Contact Information


1.        Address:  No.1 Zheyin Road, Zhuantang, Xihu District, Hangzhou, China

         International Office of Zhejiang Conservatory of Music

2.        Postcode: 310024

3.        Tel: +86-571-89808098

Email: admission@zjcm.edu.cn


Application Form 20180109.docx

Last updated: 09 Jan 2018