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Approval of Cooperation of Foreign Educational Institutions and Chinese Educational Institutions in Running Junior College or Levels Below Within Chinese Territory

Approval of Cooperation of Foreign Educational Institutions and Chinese Educational Institutions in Running Junior College or Levels Below Within Chinese Territory  

Guidance UnitHunan Provincial Department of Education  

Item 

Approval of cooperation of foreign educational institutions and Chinese educational institutions in running junior college or levels below within Chinese territory  

 

Sub-category 

Service item 

 

Legal Basis 

1.Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools(promulgated by Decree No. 372 of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China)
2.Implementation Measures for the Regulation of the People's Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperative Education(promulgated by Decree No.20 of Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China)
 

 

Authority Concerned  

Hunan Provincial Department of Education 

Responsible Institution 

Hunan Provincial Department of Education 

 

Qualifications 

According to the provisions of Implementing Measures for Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools (promulgated by Decree No. 20 of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China on June 2, 2004) and other related provisions, the applying institution shall meet the following requirements:
1. An educational institution which applies for establishing a Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run school shall have the legal person status.
2.They shall not offer compulsory education service or special education services such as military, police and political education services.
3. The type and level of the education of Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run school shall conform to those of foreign educational institutions and Chinese educational institutions, and generally the cooperatively-run school shall have the same or similar majors and courses. For offering a new major or course, Chinese educational institutions shall have qualified teachers, equipments and facilities in the major or course.
 

 

Materials 

In applying for establishing a Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run school, the Chinese educational institutions shall submit the following materials:
1. Application report;
2. Opinions of the competent department
 

3. Feasibility report;
4. "Application Form for Chinese-foreign Cooperatively-run Schools" and the electronic document with MDB as the suffix(see corresponding procedures at the website of Ministry of Education);
5. Cooperative agreement;
6. Legal person qualification certificates of Chinese and foreign cooperators in running schools
7. Certificate of capital verification(property, capital investment);
8. Agreement of donated assets and related certificates(donation);
9. For the foreign educational institutions which have established Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run schools or projects, the appraisal report of the original approval authority or entrusted intermediary organization shall be submitted;
10. Certification(s) testifying that the Chinese and foreign cooperators in running schools are educational institutions (confirmation needed);
11. For the cacademic certificates and degree diploma which are granted by foreign educational institutions, the samples shall be submitted.
 

 

Procedures 

. Acceptance
(
) Person in charge: acceptance staff of International Exchange Office (Hong Kong Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office) of the department
Tel:0731
84714936
Website
http://gjc.hnedu.cn
Service time
March and September
(
) Responsibilities and authorities: to check whether the application materials are complete, whether the application items are within the authority of the position, and whether the applicant is qualified; to decide whether to accept the case or not:
1. Immediately informing the applicant of unacceptance of case if the application items do not need administrative permission in accordance with the law;
2. Making decision of unacceptance and informing the applicant of the application to administrative organ if the application items are outside of the authority of the position;
3. Permitting the on-the-spot correction of application materials if any;
4. Informing the applicant on the spot or within 5 wok days of all contents that need correction if the application materials are not complete or do not tally with statutory form; receiving the application materials but without timely inform of correction or supplement shall be regarded as acceptance of the case.
5. Accepting the application of administrative permission if the application items are within the authority of the position and the application materials are complete, or the applicant submits the application materials in line with the requirements.
(
). Service deadline: real time  

 

Ⅱ. Censoring

(Ⅰ) Preliminary verification

1. Person in charge: staff of preliminary verification of International Exchange Office (Hong Kong Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office) of the department

2. Responsibilities and authorities:

(1) Examining the legality and authenticity of the materials submitted by the applicant according to permissive conditions and standards, informing the applicant of all contents that need correction within 5 wok days if any;

(2) Submitting opinions of preliminary verification to the person in charge of the department for reexamination.

3. Service deadline: within 10 working days

 

(Ⅱ) Reexamination

1. Person in charge: director of International Exchange Office (Hong Kong Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office) of the department

2. Responsibilities and authorities:

(1) Reexamining the application materials and preliminary verification opinions according to related terms and standards;

(2) Examining the authenticity of the materials according to related standards, checking the preliminary verification opinions, organizing appraisal of the proposed cooperatively-run schools by committee of experts, verifying the authenticity and validity of the materials provided by the organizer through embassies in foreign countries, consulting relevant departments and putting forward verification opinions: for the qualified cases, putting forward verifying opinions in written form and submitting it to the director-general of Hunan Education Department for decision; for the unqualified cases, putting forward dissenting opinions and reasons in written form and returning them and the application materials to the preliminary verification staff.

3. Service deadline: within 15 working days (excluding appraisal time of the experts)

 

Ⅲ. Decision

(Ⅰ) Person in charge: director in charge of Hunan Education Department

(Ⅱ) Responsibilities and authorities:

1. Examining and approving the application materials and verifying opinions of experts in accordance with related standards;

2. For the qualified cases, writing remarks of approval on the approval sheet and reporting to Ministry of Education for approval and filling; for the unqualified cases, writing dissenting opinions and reasons.

(Ⅲ) Service deadline: applying and establishing within 10 working days

 

Ⅳ. Delivery and public notification:

(Ⅰ) Person in charge: staff of International Exchange Office (Hong Kong Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office) of the department

(Ⅱ) Responsibilities and authorities:

1. For the cases approved and put on records by the Ministry of Education, issuing document of approval for Chinese-foreign cooperation in running schools printed in a standard format and numbered in a unified way; for the cases being not approved, reasons shall be provided in writing.

2. Filing away the textual materials as required.

(Ⅲ) Service deadline: the time when the approval of the Ministry of Education is received

Execution Time 

35 working days and the time for the approval of the Ministry of Education (excluding appraisal time of the experts) 

Charge 

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Charging Basis 

Application Form for Chinese-foreign Cooperatively-run Schools and its electronic document with MDB as the suffix (see the website of Ministry of Education) 

 

Form Download 

39873 

 

Supervisory Unit 

The Complaint Center for administrative effectiveness of Hunan Provincial People's Government (Tel: 12342) 

 

Consultation Unit 

E-mail:hnjytwsc@163.com 

Tel: 0731-84714936 

 

Accountability 

In accordance with Chapter Seven of Administrative Permission Law of People's Republic of China and Chapter Nine of Regulations of Administrative rocedure of Hunan Province  

 

Office Time/Address 

Monday-Friday (except the official holidays)
Morning: 8:00-12:00 Afternoon: 2:30-5:30 (3:00-6:00 from July 1 to September 30)
 

Add: No. 238 of the second section of East Second Ring of Changsha City
 

Bus Route 

Take the bus of No. 906/ 158/ 801/ 603, and take off at the station of Hunan Provincial Department of Education 

Online Presenting 

Under construction  

 

Online Inquiry 

Under construction