|Starting Date||September 2023|
|Tuition Fee:||46000 RMB/year|
|Duration of Study||4 Years|
|Application Fee||300 USD|
The study year at WHU starts during the summer term:
Summer term: September-January
Winter term: February – July
The vacation between terms starts in July and lasts two months.
Generally the Ph.D. program lasts four years, but is not to exceed six years.
To obtain a Ph.D.'s degree, the students are required to earn 17 credits in the Wuhan University Credit System (of which at least 13 are for degree courses and 4 are for optional courses).
There is no fixed amount of credits required each semester. If the students select more courses, they can earn more credits.
One credit in the Wuhan University Credits System corresponds to 18 hours of classes.
The basic publication requirement for a Ph.D.'s degree is two refereed papers, with one indexed by SCI/SSCI (or specified journals) and the other in EI (conference proceedings are not included)
A written thesis must be submitted and be defended in a colloquium.
(1) The Doctor's Thesis will be supervised by one WHU professor.
(3) A status report must be submitted to supervisor every three months after thesis work begins. The status report must provide a summary of the work that has already been done and also must give an outlook on the anticipated outcome together with a schedule for the time until submission.
(4) The Doctor's Thesis must be defended in a Doctoral Colloquium at WHU. A doctoral candidate must submit an application for an area of study:
*The above information is for reference only.