Chongqing Technology and Business University
Located in Chongqing, China’s largest municipality, Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU) is a multidisciplinary university that offers degrees in economics, management, arts, literature, engineering, law, and science.
With more than 30,000 students, the CTBU particularly focuses on international cooperation and exchanges. It has established agreements with more than 50 universities and foreign organizations in 17 countries.
Lectures are offered in English or French.
Some examples of lectures: business English, history of the Chinese economy development, foreign companies in China, marketing, foreign trade of China, business of Chinese companies, geographic economy of China …
The university covers a total surface of 450 acres. The main campus of the CTBU is located on Xuefu Avenue in Nan’an District in Chongqing, near the Yangtze River at the bottom of Nanshan Mountain.
The campus is located 30 km away from the main airport which is easily reachable with transports.
Chongqing is one of the most important inland ports of China. You can go on a boat trip to the crossroads between Chang Jiang and Jialing Jiang.
You can discover Jiefangbei -a modern city center- as well as the old districts and the market. To be seen: the multi-religious site of Fengdu xian of Mount Mingshan.
The underground in Chongqing is unique due to its two overheaded lines with monorail technology. As the city is located on mountainous reliefs, these monorail lines weave between the mountains and large towers.
This information is provided as a guide.
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ICD : 2nd, 3rd year
Resume (in English)
Covering letter (in English)
Additional documents will be required according to the destination
Lectures start : end of February
End of lectures : early July
ID Card or passport (compulsory for destinations outside the EU) valid for six months after your return date.
X2 student visa if you stay less than 180 days or X1 visa for more than 180 days. You will need to apply for a residence card within the first 30 days of your arrival if you are applying for an X1 visa. This does not concern X2 visa. Nevertheless, since the X2 is a single entry visa, you will need to apply for the resident card which allows you to enter multiple time if you wish to leave China during your semester.
The X1 visa also involves a compulsory on-site medical examination at a cost of RMB100. This is not required for the X2, except if you request the resident card.
International insurance compulsory.
You can choose between single rooms in a university residence (around € 450 / semester) or flats in private residences (around € 280 / month).
Eating in the cafeteria costs around 1.5 €.