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Thank you for your attention to Shanghai Conservatory of Music!

As China’s first independent professional music college, SHCM has attracted thousands of overseas students with its distinctive music education characteristics, profound artistic and cultural atmosphere and solid professional advantages. The overseas students are now studying in 14 departments and the postgraduate department of SHCM, covering 22 disciplines such as traditional Chinese music, composition, piano performance, orchestral instruments performance, musicology, music education, music engineering and art management.

We recruit overseas students for degrees of bachelor, master and doctor and non-degree overseas students including advanced students, visiting scholars, advanced students for Chinese, short-term trainees and students for exchange programs. Our graduates have won wide acclaims and are playing important roles in various art troupes, educational institutes and culture departments in the world. Some of them have become chief performers of national art institutes and officials of culture departments of different countries, making active contributions to promote music and culture exchanges between China and foreign countries. SHCM offers Chinese government and Shanghai government scholarships and has set up an overseas student affairs office to take in charge of recruitment, cultivation and management of overseas students and provide overseas students with life and study services.

After more than half a century’s development, we have made great achievements in overseas student recruitment and cultivation, discipline construction, construction of the tutors’ team for overseas students, academic atmosphere creation and education and management system of overseas students. While expanding the recruitment, we will keep exploring and practicing international education and achieve new development of overseas student education at a new historical starting point. We warmly welcome your participation and we are highly willing to give you the strongest support on your way to become an excellent musician in the world.

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