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Central Conservatory of Music

  • Category Public University
  • Attribute 211project
  • City Beijing
  • Preponderant Discipline

    Art, Pedagogy, etc…

  • Key Majors

    Animation, Chinese Painting, Fine Arts

  • Total Students 2336
  • International Students /
  • Program Taught in English


  • Monthly Living Cost(RMB) 1600
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Established in 1949 and merged with the National College of Music and several other music educational institutions in China, the Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM) is a specialized Chinese institution of higher education for nurturing high-level music professionals. As China's only art academy listed among the national leading universities supported by the state "Project 211" and a national "Double-First" construction university, the CCOM now consists of Departments of Composition, Musicology, Conducting, Piano, Orchestral Instruments, Traditional Chinese Instruments, and Voice and Opera, Music AI and Information Technology, as well as the Institute of Music Education, Violin Making Center, CCOM Middle School, Modern College of Music for Distant Learning, College of Continuing Education and Institute of Musicology, a Key National Base for Research in Humanities and Social Sciences designated by the Ministry of Education of China. It currently enrolls 1,543 undergraduate students and 633 graduate students. Functioning as a national center of music education, composition, performance, research and social promotion of music, the CCOM is a world-renowned institute of music that represents the highest caliber of music education in China, offering a comprehensive range of specialized programs.

The CCOM is a magnet for musical talents from all over the world. During its over 70 years of development, it has proudly maintained a strong team of faculty and administrative staff, including a number of outstanding specialists and scholars in music education, composition, performance and research. Many aspiring young musicians have been attracted to further their professional training at CCOM. Dozens of thousands of talented music students, including hundreds of international students, have been successfully trained. Among them, many have become internationally renowned composers, musicologists, music educators, performing artists, as well as leaders and important members in specialized art and cultural institutions.

While carrying on the diverse musical heritage of China, the CCOM is actively absorbing the essence of various music cultures across the world, embracing different artistic elements with an open mind. Facing a time of increasing opportunities, the CCOM will continue its efforts to become a world-leading conservatory with top-notch programs in music education, dedicated to preparing future generations of music professional leaders for the development of art in China, and to bringing China's vibrant music culture to the world.

CCOM International Students Apartment is located in Xicheng District, Beijing, CCOM East Campus. There are 49 double rooms accommodating nearly 100 international students to live in. Every room has a private bathroom, an air-conditioner, desks, wardrobes, beds (a set of beddings for free), chairs and WiFi access. The shared place on each floor is equipped with a TV, a fridge, a washing machine, a microwave oven, a hot plate, a water boiler, tables and chairs, provided for students to do laundry, cook, meet and have fun. In addition, there is also a Study Room on each floor.

There are an infirmary, supermarket, laundry room, barbershop, coffee shop, canteen and vending machine around the apartment, providing more convenience for students.

International Students Office inside the department deals with routine affairs involved all international students. The information desk on the first floor is for some registration works, including lodging, reception, room maintenance and sleepover.

According to CCOM regulations, international students shall live in the International Students Apartment. Students who want to live off the campus, have to apply to the International Students Office for permission.

Central Conservatory of Music Study in China. Popular Programs include Orchestra Conductor, Chorus Conductor, Traditional Chinese Music Conductor, Musicology, Music and Arts Management, Violin Making, Traditional Chinese Music Conductor.

In order to promote mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in politics, economy, culture, education and trade between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities. China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs.