China

Notes on documents

If you finished secondary school in 2019 or afterwards we will need the following documents:

  • The original APS certificate. We do not accept copies, not even if they are officially certified.
  • Your university entrance exam (gaokao)
  • Your national high school graduation examination (huikao)
  • Your senior middle school diploma

If you graduated from a DSD school, you will need to submit the following documents:

In order to calculate your grade, we need your school’s grading system. If it is not shown on your certificate, please submit it as well.

How to apply if you have studied at a university in the People’s Republic of China The Academic Testing Centre in Beijing ("Akademische Prüfstelle", APS) needs to check and certify your academic performance. This is necessary irrespective of your nationality. You will need to submit the following documents:

  • The original APS certificate. We cannot accept copies, not even if they are officially certified
  • Your bachelor‘s degree certificate, if you have already completed the bachelor‘s degree
  • An overview of subjects and grades from a four-year bachelor‘s degree at an accredited university
  • Your senior middle school diploma

If you have had your certificates checked using the APS document screening process (“Dokumentenprüfverfahren”) without the APS Interview,
you need to submit certificates covering all of the years that you attended school, starting with primary school.

You do not need to submit an APS certificate if:

  • You have completed your university studies outside of China.

You can find out more on the website of the Academic Testing Centre in Beijing.

If you hold a German-Chinese double degree you will need to submit a full transcript records from either your Chinese university or your German university. 
If you submit your Chinese transcript, it must also show all of the modules completed at the German university with grades in the Chinese grading system.
If you submit your German transcript, it must also show all of the modules completed at the Chinese university with grades in the German (ECTS) grading system.

Please note: only a few universities require German qualifications to be evaluated by uni-assist. Please make sure that uni-assist is responsible for evaluating your application before you apply – you might have to apply directly to the university. 
 

Find further information on documents in the section assemble your documents.