Peking University / 北京大学

 

Peking Peking
Number of students 2  1  (Updated: November 3, 2016)
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate program or graduate program. Students of Chinese nationality are not eligible to apply.
Period of study September 2017 - June 2018
Location No.5, Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100871, P.R. China
University profile Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan" (the garden of Yan), is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 2,743,532 square metres (or 274 hectares). It stands near to the Yuanmingyuan Garden and the Summer Palace. Peking University is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 63 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 9 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 17 members of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). The university has effectively combined research on important scientific subjects with the training of personnel with a high level of specialized knowledge and professional skill as demanded by the country's socialist modernization. It strives not only for improvements in teaching and research work, but also for the promotion of interaction and mutual promotion among various disciplines. Thus, Peking University has become a center for teaching and research and a university of a new type, embracing diverse branches of learning such as basic and applied sciences, social sciences and the humanities, and sciences of medicine, management, and education.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students All, but students must be accepted by faculties.
Courses taught in English at undergraduate level
http://dean.pku.edu.cn/englishcourses/index.html
All courses at undergraduate level
http://dean.pku.edu.cn/pkudean/course/kcb.php?ll=1
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Courses by Health Science Center, Faculty with special pre-requisite, Shenzhen Graduate School are not available.
Graduate programs open to exchange students All, but students must be accepted by schools/departments.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Courses by Health Science Center, Faculty with special pre-requisite, Shenzhen Graduate School are not available.
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must have a good GPA.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Students who wish to take classes instructed in Chinese: HSK Level 6 (new)
Students who wish to take classes instructed in English: TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5
Students who wish to study Chinese Language at The School of Chinese: At least A2 Level (CEFR)
There will be an Entrance Language (Chinese) Test to all exchange students. Only those who pass the test or HSK Level 6 (new) can take classes by the departments or schools. Those without sufficient Chinese language proficiency will take Chinese language classes (for at least one semester) and at the same time take 1-2 English-taught undergraduate courses.
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above if graduate exchange students plan to take undergraduate courses. If they plan to do research with PKU professors only, there is no Chinese language proficiency requirement.
Academic calendar 2016 FALL SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: September 12, 2016
  Classes end: January 15, 2017

2017 SPRING SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: February 20, 2017
  Classes end: June 25, 2017
Important university website for exchange students http://www.pku.edu.cn/
http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn/
Scholarship information A monthly stipend of RMB 800 and boarding fee assistance of RMB 450 (equivalent to half the boarding fee) is available.
Students are eligible to apply for the BXAI scholarship.
Dormitory information Zhongguanyuan Global Village online dorm-booking information: http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn