Chapter I General Provisions
Article 1 These rules are formulated in accordance with the Education Law of the People's Republic of China, the Higher Education Law of the People's Republic of China and the Law of the People's Republic of China on Control of the Entry and Exit of Aliens, for the purpose of enhancing mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and people of all other countries, promoting international cooperation and communication among universities and colleges, and strengthening standardized management on enrolling and training foreign students to study in China.
Article 2 The higher education institutions as referred to in these rules are those higher-learning bodies authorized by the Ministry of Education to offer full-time schooling for higher academic qualification education. The foreign students as referred to in these rules are those foreign citizens with foreign passport who are registered in China's higher education institutions to receive academic qualification or non-academic qualification educations.
Article 3 The work on enrolling and training foreign students should follow the principle of "deepening reform, strengthening supervision, guaranteeing quality, and developing in a positive and reliable step."
Article 4 The higher education institutions accepting foreign students should possess prerequisite teaching and living facilities, and reach corresponding teaching and research level as well as management level.
Article 5 The higher education institutions, when enrolling and training foreign students, should follow the country's foreign policies, safeguard national sovereignty, security, social and public benefits.