Renmin Univeristy of China / 中国人民大学


Number of students To be confirmed
Eligibility ・Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
・Students of Chinese nationality are not eligible to apply.
Period of study September - June
Location No.59, Zhongguancun Street, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R. China
University profile Renmin University of China (RUC, also known as the People's University of China) is a key university in China. The RUC's strengths emphasize the humanities and social sciences; however, the university also embraces disciplines in the area of natural sciences. The RUC is a comprehensive research-orientated university. The RUC was established in 1937, during the resistance war against Japanese aggression. The University acquired its present name on October 3, 1950, which made it the first university to be established by the newly founded People's Republic of China.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Students who wish to take classes taught in Chinese must have HSK Level 6 certificate. The Chinese language training program is available to those students without HSK Level 6 certificate. Some English-taught classes are available in Business School and School of Economics.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Law and Foreign Languages
Graduate programs open to exchange students Same as undergraduate programs.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students N/A
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency (UG) Chinese: HSK Level 6
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar FALL SEMESTER:
  Classes begin: Early September
  Classes end: Late January
  Classes begin: Late February
  Classes ends: Late June
Important university website for exchange students
Scholarship information A monthly stipend and boarding fee waiver is available for 1 student/semester. The amount is RMB 2,500 per month for undergraduate student and RMB3,000 per month for graduate student.
Dormitory information