"Insurance is compulsory for you to study in China", said by Ministry of Education,P.R.China.
According to “Provisions on Higher Education Institutions Requiring Foreign Students to Purchase Insurance”, which was published by the Ministry of Education, PR China officially and has been put into use since 2008, "Insurance is compulsory for you to study in China". Please read the following carefully.
Attachment One: Original Copy of the Provision.
The following is the Interpretation of the main item of Provision above:
From the academic year 2008 and year 2009 on, all Chinese universities must make the requirements that international students who want to study in China or studying in China must purchase insurance and it is an essential condition for the official university registration.
To ensure that students enjoy a consistent standard of insurance service, universities must choose an insurance company approved by China Insurance Regulatory Commission and select out a kind of comprehensive insurance, including the following compulsory contents:
1. Death Insurance: The Insurance Amount shall not be less than 100,000 RMB;
2. Accidental disability insurance:The Insurance Amount shall not be less than 10,000 RMB;
3. Hospitalization and Medical Insurance:The Insurance Amount shall not be less than 400,000 RMB.