China University of Geosciences

China University of Geosciences (CUG), founded in 1952, is a national key university affiliated with the Ministry of Education. It is also listed in the National "211 Project", the “985 Innovation Platform for Advantageous Disciplines” and the "Double First-class Plan".

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



In 1987 China University of Geosciences was founded as a result of the merger of Wuhan College of Geology and its Beijing-based Graduate School, the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing College of Geological Management Cadre of Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, and Wuhan College of Geological Management Cadre.


International undergraduates will undertake a 4-year full-time academic program with courses taught in Chinese (some courses are taught bilingually or in English). Undergraduates will only be awarded graduation certificates and bachelor's degrees upon completing the amount of credits stipulated in their teaching plans within four years as well as completing and passing the defense of their graduation dissertation.

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Student Reviews

Theoretical experience
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Theory's but no practicals

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My university is distinguished and has a distinct educational environment and also has a crew of good teachers

My experience as an international student
Wael Helies rated 5 out of 5 stars

The skills, qualifications and experience that I have gained as an international students from studying with China University of Geosciences are now needed more than ever. Studying at China University of Geosciences has played a huge part in my personal and professional development. The MBA program has allowed me to develop skills in areas such as entrepreneurship,...

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