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I. Insurance

The medical insurance for international students in China is an insurance required by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China for all international students in China. Students who fail to purchase insurance as required shall be withdrawn from the school or not registered. Please pay the insurance in time so as not to affect the normal school study.


1.Insurance Payment

Amount: 800 yuan RMB/per year (if less than one year, payment shall be rendered according to the payment standard set by the Ping An Annuity Insurance).

Duration: From August to the next August.

Venue of Payment: Office J3-102, College of International Exchange


International students reporting to school on time are requested to complete insurance payment within one week of their arrival, while late comers should complete it on the same day of their arrival.  


2.Insurance Consultation

Dial 4008105119—1 for medical consultation before seeing a doctor. The hotline is operating 24 hours. For detailed information, please log in the insurance website: www.lxbx.net.



1. Pertinent insurance information for international students from Ping An Annuity Insurance is as follows:  

1) Insurance Liability


Insured amount

Scope of insurance coverage



In case of death/accidental disability due to accidental injury or disease, we will provide accumulative insurance benefit for death/accidental disability.

Medical treatment for accidental injury  


If outpatient treatment is required due to accidental injury and medical expenses are incurred, we will provide medical insurance benefit for the actual medical expenses considered as reimbursable, necessary and reasonable by the local social medical insurance department within 180 days after the accident.

Outpatient medical insurance liability


With the daily limit of RMB600,beyond the start to pay limit of RMB650, the insured can enjoy 85% of reimbursement

If the insured calls 4008105119 EXT 1 for medical consultation due to disease, If the Insured receive outpatient medical treatment because of illness and incur actual and reasonable expenses for medical treatment, Within the insurance time , the daily limitation for outpatients is RMB600. Up to the starting-line RMB650in the insurance time , the insured can enjoy 85% of reimbursement  an accumulative amount of RMB20000 Yuan.

Kindly reminder:

If the insured suffered from critical disease or chronic disease before buying this insurance, the insurer shall be released from its liability to make payments.

Access: www.lxbx.net for “Comprehensive Insurance & Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China

Inpatient medical insurance liability



If the insured must be hospitalized after diagnosis of hospital due to accidental injury or disease, we will provide inpatient medical insurance benefit equal to 100% of the actual and reasonable medical expenses.

Kindly reminder:

If the insured suffered from critical disease or chronic disease before buying this insurance, the insurer shall be released from its liability to make payments.

Whole-process medical management

Emergency medical rescue

1. If he/she needs to see a doctor due to disease or accident, the insured has to directly call 4008105119 EXT 1 for consulting, diagnosis, medical guidance and precautions for claim. If it is confirmed that hospitalization is required, the insured can apply for advanced payment of medical expense for hospitalization to the rescue company. If the insured is directly hospitalized without recording of rescue company and outpatient treatment (including those whose conditions do not meet the requirements of hospitalization but hospitalized), the rescue company will not be responsible for advanced payment of medical expense for hospitalization. If advanced payment for medical expenses is made without the above procedures, the insured will not be able to get compensation.

2. Telephone number for claim consultation and reporting of major accident: 4008105119 EXT 1. You can call 010-67185217 in the areas without telephone number beginning with 400.



3.Medical Institutions

The university Hospital provides routine medical service for students, which may be paid for with the student campus card.

Designated hospitals in Qingdao:


Hospital name

Hospital address

The People's Hospital of Jimo.Qingdao

No.4 Jianmin Street, Jimo District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China

Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University (Laoshan District)

No.59 Haier Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University(Headquarters)

No.16 Jiangsu Road, Shinan District, Qingdao, Shandong province

Qingdao Municipal Hospital Group (Headquarters)

No.1 Jiaozhou Road, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Qingdao Chest Hospital

No.896 Chongqing Zhong Lu, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Qilu Hospital of Shandong University(Qingdao Campus)

No.758 Hefei Road, Shibei District, Qingdao, Shandong province, China

Qingdao West Coast New Area Traditional Chinese medicine hospital

No. 158, Hainan Island Road, Huangdao District, Qingdao, Shandong Province

Qingdao Municipal Hospital Group(East District)

No. 5 Donghai Middle Road, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University (Xihaian District)

No. 1677 Wutaishan Road, Huangdao Economic and Technological Development Zone, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University (Shibei District)

No. 7 Jiaxing Road, North District (formerly Sifang District), Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Qingdao Municipal Hospital Group(West District)

No. 2A, Chaocheng Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Qingdao Municipal Hospital Group(Xuzhoulu District)

No. 90 Xuzhou Road, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Qingdao mental health center

No. 299 Nanjing Road, Qingdao City, Shandong Province (formerly No. 9 Dong'an Road)

Qingdao West Coast New Area Central Hospital

No. 9 Huangpu River Road, Qingdao Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shandong Province

Qingdao Eighth People's Hospital(Headquarters)

No. 84 Fengshan Road, Licang District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Qingdao West Coast New Area tuberculosis control office

No. 1600 Lingshanwan Road, West Coast New Area, Qingdao, Shandong Province

Qingdao women and children Hospital(Liaoyang Headquarters)

No. 217, Liaoyang West Road, Shibei District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province

Songshan Hospital, Qingdao University Medical College

No. 2 ,Jianshe 2nd Road, Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province



II. Library Service

The University Library offers services of both books and electronic format files. The maximum loan period for books is two months and loan renewal is available at the counter of the library.


In general, each college has its own library and international students can make inquiries to the college office about its college library service.


All students are required to observe library regulations.


III. Safety Tips

1. Be safety conscious and learn how to protect yourself from danger.

2. Taking care of your valuables, especially your passport, cash and bank card. Remember to shut windows, lock doors and take keys with you when leaving the room. Do not carry big cash with you when out. Learn to discriminate misleading advertising or scam lottery prizes.

3. Mind your personal safety. Be accompanied when leaving the campus and avoid going to unfamiliar places with strangers. Do not swim in the sea or in unfamiliar bodies of water. Avoid outing in bad weather. Travelling or returning to their home country during vacation and holidays, international students are required to make leave-request to the College of International Exchange.

4. Mind traffic security. Observe traffic rules and regulations and choose high-safety vehicles when travelling.

5. Safe use of electricity. Cooking is not allowed in dorm rooms for the prevention of fire hazards, and all use of electric heating or cooking devices is prohibited. Switch off electricity when leaving one’s room. Private power connection is prohibited, so is interconnection of power strips. Do mind your charge pal and cellphone recharging as excessive charging causes accident.

6. Mind food safety. Check the shelf life of foodstuff when buying. Do not eat out-of-date food or moldy food to avoid food poisoning.

7. Handle interpersonal relationship well in a peace of mind and try to avoid disputes and conflicts out of trifles.

8. If you spot suspicious persons or articles in the dorm building, please inform the dorm manager promptly.

9. Report promptly to person-on-duty in case of emergency or abnormalities.

10. Emergency phones:

Local police110

Fire reporting119


Campus Security0532-86057110


IV. Dining

International students can dine at student cafeterias distributed in the three zones of A, B and C with their campus cards or they can cook by themselves in shared kitchens in the dorm building.


V. Internet Service

International students can apply for a network service via the telecom companies such as China Mobile or China Unicom at C Zone supermarket.

VI. Currency Exchange and Other Banking Service

Yuan (RMB) is the only currency in circulation in the People’s Republic of China. All major banks offer currency exchange service. International students can make transactions with their passports.

Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) has a branch bank south of the University and some ATMs are installed on campus. International students can get services from other banks in the area as well if necessary.


Families of international students can pay students’ tuition and fees via international remittance to the University’s bank account or through a student’s ABC account to the University account:


Account Name: Shandong University of Science and Technology;


Account No.: 38-110101040034806


Bank of Deposit: Agricultural Bank of China, The West Coast New Area of Qingdao Sub-branch


Bank Address: No. 63 Xiang Jiang Rd, Huangdao District, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China


Swift Code: ABOCCNBJ380


International remittance of individual account could also be handled via Bank of China, Shandong Branch, Qingdao Economic and Technological Development Zone Sub-branch.


VII. Getting Around

Bus Routes No. 6, 9, 10, 52 and Tunnel Bus Route 1 adjacent to the south and north gates of the University offers convenient transport for nearby scenic spots and downtown area, as well as taxi.


VIII. Holidays

International students are entitled to the same vacations and holidays as Chinese students. Apart from the winter and summer vacations, major Chinese public holidays are listed as follows:


--New Year’s Day (January 1st)

--Qing Ming (Pure Brightness) (April 4th or 5th)

--May Day (May 1st—International Workers Day)

--Duan Wu (Dragon Boat Festival) (5th day of the 5th lunar month)

--Zhong Qiu (Mid-Autumn Festival) (15th day of the 8th lunar month)

--National Day (October 1st to 3rd)


Public holidays and weekends are usually put together. National Day Holiday lasts for seven consecutive days, while the other five holidays are for three days (3-day weekends). Notice shall be given by the College of International Exchange prior to each holiday.


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