About half a million foreign students studied in China in 2018
China is the most popular Asian country among foreigners to pursue education.
In 2018, 492 thousand international students from 196 countries studied at 1004 universities, research institutes and other educational institutions of China.
In addition, China is introducing support measures for successful foreign students: 63 thousand foreign students received grants from the Chinese government.
Foreign citizens who graduated from Chinese universities with honors are given the right to get a job in China.