International Students

Application and Admission Process

Preparation course starts August 2018*

Academic program starts Sep 2018

Application Deadline: June 1, 2018**

*Before the start of the formal academic semester, all freshmen will take part in a four to six week orientation program, which consists of math, physics, and English courses. The orientation program is designed to prepare students with a solid foundation in math, physics and English, as well as the communication skills needed for academic studies. All orientation programs are carried out in English.

**A completed application must be received by this day. Late applications will only be considered with the permission from program directors. Please contact the Admissions Office for further details.

What We Look For

Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) invests in tomorrow’s engineering leaders and is thereby committed to attracting and admitting the best and the brightest. Admission decisions take into account an applicant’s academic performance in math/science as well as their ambitions, excitement and extra-curricular talents and achievements.

Admission Requirements

Your application must include the following documents:

•  Completed Application Form including a passport sized photo

•  Health Declaration Form

•  Secondary school diploma and transcriptsover the span of 3 years (students should have a strong background in math/science. Physics background mandatory)

•  Two teacher recommendation letters*

•  Standardized test (SAT or ACT or AST) according to the student’s country of origin

•  Physics must be taken in High School

•  Resume/CV

•  Personal statement

•  Students who are non-native English speakers must also submit English proficiency test scores, either TOEFL or IELTS (see below for required minimum and recommended score)

•  $100 (USD) non-refundable application fee

* An original copy must be sent to the Admissions Office directly from the evaluator. At least one letter should be from a mathematics or science teacher.

English Proficiency Test

Since the academic program at GTIIT is taught in English, applicants are required to demonstrate their English proficiency before they enroll. Applicants from high schools where English is not the primary language of instruction are required to submit official copies of their scores on the TOEFL, IELTS, the SAT Reasoning, or ACT Plus Writing Test.

Required Scores on English Proficiency Tests

Test Type

Recommended Score

Minimum score

TOEFL – Paper Based Test (PBT)



TOEFL – Computer Based Test (CBT)



TOEFL- Internet Based Test (IBT)







Candidates applying from the USA or from high schools taught according to the American system, must take a standardized test (SAT or ACT) before applying. GTIIT has minimum test score requirements for the math section as detailed below. Those who take subject tests may send their results in as well.

Required Scores on Standardized Tests

Test Type

Recommended Score

Minimum score

 SAT- Math section



ACT- Math section




Program Costs

Tuition: ¥120,000 CNY per annum

Accommodation: ¥2500 CNY per annum (covering the costs for extra room equipment)

Please note that tuition fees do not cover applicants’ airfare, meals, the cost of textbooks and other expenses.


Apply Now

Contact for Admissions or additional | Tel: +86-754-8807 7077

To begin your application process, click “Apply Now“ to launch the online application system.




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