Beijing Normal University / 北京師範大学


Number of students 2
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. 19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R. China
University profile
Beijing Normal University is a renowned institution of higher education known for teacher education, and other diciplines in arts and sciences. BNU is especially renowned for areas such as Education, Psychology, Chinese History, Geography and Ecology, Chinese Language and Literature, Theatre, Film and Television and System Science. The school has 22,000 full-time students, including 8,900 undergraduates, 11,300 graduates and 1,800 long-term international students. The campus has 1 education faculty, 22 schools and colleges, 2 departments and 36 research institutes. The library boasts over 4.1 million volumes and some 17,300 GB of digital resources, with 1,400 GB e-books.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students
All. Students must choose to study at one particular school or department and choose courses within this school.
*Website to find classes online (website for international students) (website for Beijing Normal University) website for International Students' Office)
Note: If students choose to study at other academic schools or departments, then they can take one Chinese language course for free and other language courses are offered with charge.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students N/A
Graduate programs open to exchange students All, however students must receive permission by the appropriate supervisor at Beijing Normal University.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students N/A
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Students who wish to take classes instructed in Chinese: HSK (new) Level 5 (score above 180) Students who wish to take classes instructed in English; TOEFL iBT 80 or IETLT 6.0 Students who wish to take Chinese Language Courses: At least A2 Level (CEFR)
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar
 Orientation: Early September, 2016
 Classes begin: Mid-September, 2016
  Exams end: Mid-January, 2017
 Classes begin: Late February, 2017
 Exams end: Late June (for Chinese language student), Mid July (for those studying at the academic faculties)
Important university website for exchange students for International Students' Office)
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Dormitory information On-campus university dormitory is available.