In China, Shanghai and Beijing are known as international cities. You can make a lot of international friends from all over the world while studying in Beijing or Shanghai. The two cities are both economic and cultural centers of China which boast a higher standard of modernization. Nightlife is colorful and exciting in these cities and you can find featured and exotic bars and clubs in most parts of the city. Many best Chinese universities are located in Beijing and Shanghai with all kinds of courses you can imagine are available.
Modern metropolis is usually the regional economic and cultural centers. These cities are also home numerous national reputed universities and are the regional central cities of scientific research and study. With the support from central bureau, metropolitan cities usually possess well-developed infrastructure with comprehensive and convenient transportation system. These cities also boast a modern style of living and the cost living in these cities are lower than that of Beijing or Shanghai. You can choose to study in these modern cities:
Jinan, Harbin, Shenyang, Nanjing, Tianjin, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu, Changchun, Xi’an, Fuzhou, Changsha, Shijiazhuang, Nanning, Shenzhen, Kunming, Urumqi, Nanchang, Zhengzhou, Taiyuan, Haikou, Guiyang
These cities are mid-sized with rather smaller population than metropolis. The living expenses are affordable and you can live at a higher standard of life with a smaller budget which makes these cities best-valued. Life pace is slower and steady here so if you are expecting a quiet and cozy life style, you can choose these cities:
Weifang, Dezhou, Jiamusi, Fuxin, Baoding, Hohhot, Wenzhou, Tangshan, Zhenjiang, Hefei, Lanzhou, Binzhou, Yangling, Jinzhou, Jiaozuo, Shihezi, Linfen, Xiangtan, Xinxiang, Fushun, Jilin, Zaozhuang.
Cultural and Historical cities generally served as China’s political, economic and cultural centers during ancient times. These cities boast a prosperous history of more than 1,000 year and are rich in cultural and historical heritages. With its profound cultural atmosphere, these cities are a great place to achieve your further education. Here are some of these cities:
Beijing, Nanjing, Xi’an, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Kaifeng
Close to the seaside, these cities boast unique beach culture. You can enjoy various water activities and all kinds of seafood in these cities. The moderate oceanic climate in these cities can make your stay here comfortable and lovely all year round. You can choose to study in these cities:
Qingdao, Dalian, Yantai, Weihai, Qinhuangdao, Ningbo, Xiamen.
Tourist cities in China usually attract millions of visitors during the peak month. The city is featured either cultural heritages or natural beauties and enjoy an extraordinary glamour. You will feel excited and relaxed living in these cities:
Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Dalian, Guilin, Ya’an, Zibo, Yinchuan, Leshan, Qufu, Wuxi, Yuxi, Jingdezhen.
See also the popular cities and the city guide of where to study.
You might have only heard of Beijing and Shanghai, but China actually has numerous vibrant cities with excellent universities. This category contains cities which are populous among international students for its living standard and education quality.
You can also see Chinese city guide and featured cities to learn more about Chinese cities and choose your ideal city to study in China.