Beijing International Studies University

Province : BeijingChaoyang                               University Ranking : 1007

About University

Beijing International Studies University

Beijing International Studies University was established in 1964 by China’s late Premier Zhou En Lai’s great care. It is a national renowned key school of higher education, the university has improved into a multi-disciplinary educational institution that offers courses in studies of foreign languages, tourism management, liberal arts, management, economics,law, and philosophy, with the studies of foreign languages as its principal systems and the studies of tourism and tourism management as its specialized subjects. To improve the national requirements of economic and social progress, the school tries to educate and train its students into internationally-minded professionals that are experts in foreign affairs, tourism industry, economics, business, and trade.

Beijing International Studies University is situated in Chaoyang District, Beijing, with The Central Business District on its west and Tongzhou District, the subsidiary governmental center of Beijing, on its east. At present, it has nearly 10,000 registered students, including 6,500 undergraduate students, 1,500 graduate students, 800 international students and 1,000 students under a seven-year improvement program. It is formed into 17 academic units, namely School of English Language, Literature and Culture, School of Japanese Language, Literature and Culture, School of European Languages, Literature and Culture, School of International Relations, School of Chinese Culture and Communication, School of International Education of Chinese Language, School of Marxism Studies, Department of Physical Education, and Beijing International Studies University Institute of Châteauroux. The school library has collections of over 2,150,000 volumes, 200 foreign-language newspapers, and 850 Chinese Newspapers. There are more than 1,000,000 copies of e-books. The library has 42 Chinese databases, 65 foreign language databases and two databases established on their own.

There are eight foreign language departments and eight schools that concentrate on language instruction and research. The departments are English Department, Japanese Department, Russian Department, German Department, French and Italian Department, Spanish and Portuguese Department, Arabic Department, and Korean Department. The eight schools are School of Tourism Management, School of International Economics and Trade, School of International Communication, School of Law and Politics, School of Translation, School of Continuing Education, School of International Cultural Exchange, and School of International Education, etc. There are also many departments and institutions, they are, College for the Teaching of English, Research Institute for Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Sports and Physical Education Department, and Institute for Comparative and Transcultural Studies. Also, the university has a wide range of research centers, such as Research Center for Public Signs Translation, Research Center for Literature and Arts, Research Center for Tourism-related Laws and Regulations, Expo-Research Center, Research Center for Sino-Australian Tourism, Research Center for Touristic Impacts, Research Center for China’s Hotel Industry, and Research Center for International Service in Cultural Business and Trade.

Beijing International Studies University directs on foreign language education as its main development and tourism management as its specific development, it has developed a different mix of methods such as language and literature, management, economics, and law. Beijing International Studies University offers Master’s Degree programs in 4 First-tier majors, they are. It is also eligible for offering a Master’s degree for 5 professional programs, like Master in Translation and Interpretation, Master in Business Administration, Master in Tourism Management, Master in International Business and Master in Chinese International Education. 

To build Beijing International Studies University into a teaching-research determined, generalized, innovative and application-typed University, Beijing International Studies University manages two programs as key disciplines- Foreign Languages & Literature and Tourism Management offers students a comprehensive, interdisciplinary education with an international outlook, and trains suited graduates working for the community of the Capital and inter-cultural exchange affairs. The University’s initial goal is to become a first-rate foreign studies university with global leadership in China by 2022.

And By 2035, with the organized educational system of internationalization that assists the country’s modernization and the cultivation of application-typed, high-end and composite talents, It will have established a research system defined by its specific purpose to serve the country’s policy and the Capital’s jobs. With its key disciplines listed as the country’s first-programs, Beijing International Studies University will be built into China’s top world-recognized modern foreign language university.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 98 and the world rank is 1007.

Does Chinese universities provide programs in English?

YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

Do I need to take an IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying in this University?

No, Students don’t need IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents for applying to this University are Notary stamped scanned copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.

When my offer letter come after applying this University?

Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks for an offer letter to come from any Chinese Universities after applying.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March/September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Both semesters are open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and the Doctoral program.

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

China: +8613632437050 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


Scholarships 30%
Result Status 80%
Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Non Degree:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
International Summer Camp Non Degree 4 weeks 2000 RMB per week Chinese
Chinese Training Program Non Degree 1 hour 40 RMB per hour Chinese
Korean Language Non Degree 1 Years 14000 RMB per year Chinese

Bachelor Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Electronic and Information Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  English
International Economics and Trade Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  English
Chemical Engineering and Technology Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Environment and Energy Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Software Engineering Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  English
Communication Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  English
Pharmaceutical Science Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Arabic Bachelor 4 years 18000 RMB per year  Chinese
Chinese Language Bachelor 4 years 22000 RMB per year  Chinese
International Politics Bachelor 4 years 22000 RMB per year  Chinese
Law Bachelor 4 years 24800 RMB per year  Chinese
Marketing Bachelor 4 years 15000 RMB per year  Chinese
Tourism Management Bachelor 4 years 14000 RMB per year  Chinese
English Bachelor 4 years 21320 RMB per year  Chinese
French Bachelor 4 years 21500 RMB per year  Chinese
German Language Bachelor 4 years 15500 RMB per year  Chinese
Japanese Language Bachelor 4 years 14600 RMB per year  Chinese
Russian Language Bachelor 4 years 16600 RMB per year  Chinese
Journalism Bachelor 4 years 11000 RMB per year  Chinese
Finance Bachelor 4 years 24800 RMB per year  Chinese

Master’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Business Administration (Specializing in International Trade) Master 3 Years 18000 RMB per year English
Chemical Engineering and Technology Master 3 Years 30000 RMB per year English
Mechanical Manufacture and Automation Master 3 Years 22000 RMB per year English
Computer Software and Theory Master 3 Years 22000 RMB per year English
Arabic Master 3 Years 26000 RMB per year Chinese
Tourism Management Master 3 Years 29800 RMB per year Chinese
Port Channel & Coast Engineering Master 3 Years 28700 RMB per year Chinese
Spanish Language Master 3 Years 26000 RMB per year Chinese
International Politics Master 3 Years 21000 RMB per year Chinese

Doctoral Degree:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Chinese Language Doctoral 3 Years 23000 RMB per year English

Fees Details

Expenses in Beijing International Studies University

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non- Degree: 3000 RMB- 30000 RMB per year
  • Bachelor Degree: 26000 – 39000 RMB RMB per Year
  • Master’s Degree: 40000 RMB- 50000 RMB per Year
  • Doctoral Degree:  34000 per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Double Room: 30 RMB per day
  • Single Room: 60 RMB per day
  1. Food cost: 200 USD per Month
  2. Application Fee: 800 RMB 
  3. Service fee: USD 100
  4. Living expanse: 2,200  RMB to 2,800 RMB per month
  5. Medical checkup: 500 RMB
  6. Insurance fee: 600 Yuan/year

After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on campus, please complete the Housing Application form.

Prepare Your Departure:

Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:

(1) The Admission Letter

(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).

(3) JW201/202 Form

(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report.

Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.

Admission Procedure

Applying for any course at Beijing International Studies University is very easy. Following some easy steps, you can easily apply for your desired course. You can complete your application online by following some simple steps. 

Here is the detailed information about the required admission documents. International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan Copy)


First of all, you must have a passport. As we know passport is a very essential document and without this, we can not leave our country. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make it from your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport, then make sure that it is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it. Please note, your passport must have to be ready before your visa processing. See a sample of passport.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). For applying in china universities, your passport size photo has to be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in colour. The height of the head is between 28mm – 33mm and head width 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a colour photo which is taken 6 months before. Use a clear picture of your face. Do not use any filters and take off your eyeglasses for passport size photos, selfies or pictures with someone do not use as a passport size photo. Here is a sample of a Passport Size Photo.

2. Academic Transcript and Certificate (must be notarized copy)

Submit your immediate academic transcripts & certificate for applying. For example, if you are applying for bachelor submit your school transcripts and certificates. For Master’s Degree provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates. When you are applying for Ph.D, you have to provide your both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. Transcript And Certificate are important, it help universities to decide if you have the necessary background and skills for the major. All Transcripts and Certificates must have to be notarized. You can notarize your document from an advocate who is authorized by the government.

Note: All the applicant’s transcripts and certificates must be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

3. CV/Resume

You must prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV acts as your business profile, though universities are not interested in detailed descriptions of your jobs or experience, but you have to add this. You should focus on your published academic papers, describe academic group works or extracurricular activities, relevant think-thanks, etc. Add your academic qualifications with results, personal details, personal achievement these are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of the CV/resume.

4. Physical Examination

Aspiring overseas students are required to take a medical examination to ensure that you are in a good physical condition. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. The medical examination result will be declared as invalid without the signature of the attending doctor and hospital stamp or seal. You must bring the original medical documents when you come to arrive in China. The Medical certificate will be carried out on behalf of The Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Public Security. Here get a sample of physical examination.

5. Police Clearance

The police clearance certificate is known as “No Criminal Record Certificate” and also known as a good citizen certificate. Police clearance is very important for going to abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense like arrest, conviction. Additionally, a police clearance certificate is valid for the next 6 months, After 6 months of issue, it will be declared as invalid. See the sample of the Police Clearance Certificate.

6. Bank Statement

A bank statement is mandatory when we go foreign for different purposes like a visitor, a business or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study. So, students also have to show a bank statement. China has no strict rules that only your parents have to be your sponsor. Anyone can be your sponsor. See the sample of a bank statement.

7. English Proficiency Certificate

For studying in China you must have to submit your English proficient certificate to prove your English skills. It is not mandatory that you must have IELTS, you can take English Proficiency Certificate from your school or university. Additionally, If you have done IELTS or TOFEL you can submit it. See the sample of English proficient certificate.

8. HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese (if you have)

If you want to study in Chinese taught and want to get CSC scholarship then you must have to submit HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese. HSK is not mandatory for English taught, but if you have it will be beneficial for you. HSK supervised by the HSK Center of Beijing Language and Culture University to judge the Chinese language skill of non-native speakers. See the sample of HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese.

9. 2 Recommendation Letter (Ms/Ph.D.)

Students of masters & Ph.D. have to submit two recommendation letters. A recommendation letter is usually written by a supervisor, colleague, and teacher. Two recommendation letters have to be written by two-person. Make sure that the writer knows you very well and you have completed any course with them or work with them.  In the letter mention about your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the major or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you and include professor’s phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

10. Study Plan/ Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)

If you want to apply for MS/Ph.D you must need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or English (no less than 800 words). A study plan describes in detail what you are going to do with the scholarship. Explain your main educational goal, and how you want to achieve this. And keep in mind that it is very important, that helps in an excellent organization as well as creating a sense of liability in your learning process. This document is needed only for Ms or Ph.D applicants, so please make sure that your study plan or research proposal states that information as specific as possible. See the sample of Study Plan.

11. Study Gap Certificates

Study gap certificate is an affidavit that is used to show a gap in education or further study. Gap certificate provides your statement on the non-judicial stamp paper stating the reason for taking the gap and claim that you did not take admission to any other college, university or courses during the gap year. You can get this stamp paper from any notary, sub-registry office or court and contact with an advocate they will prepare your gap certificate.

12. Application Form

Fills this form in Chinese or English language. It is essential to fill all the information that should be very authentic. Click here to get the Application Form sample.

Please send us all these documents through our E-Mail:

Dear applicants, If you have more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Scholarship Information

Beijing International Studies University as setting up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research.  

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants should have to be non-Chinese or foreigners, hold a valid foreign passport and meet the appropriate requirements of studying abroad in China. 
  2. Applicants should be  friendly to China and be in good health
  3. Applicants should have received an undergraduate program or long term language must have a senior high school diploma and are under the age of 30.
  4. Applicants should have excellent academic performance and have a good command of English
  5. Law-abiding, diligent and studious, good grades and good conduct.

Application Materials   

  1. Application Form.
  2. Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
  3. San copy of Study Plan or Research Proposal (800 words or above).
  4. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English) signed by a professor or an associate professor who knows you.
  5. Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form or Blood Examination Report or notarized photocopy.
  6. Student under 18 should have to submit relevant legal documents from their guardians.

The final information is subject to the University If there is any inconsistency!

Why choose us?

Beijing International Studies University is a national famous key comprehensive university of higher education and has developed into a multi-disciplinary university with liberal arts, management, economics, and law, with the masterpieces of foreign languages and tourism as its most distinctive feature was Established in 1964.

Nowadays Beijing International Studies University takes great efforts to develop international students’ education. From then there have been over 8,000 long-term and 2,000 short-term international students from more than 70 countries studying in BISU. Currently, both the scale and spirit of international students’ education level top among the higher education organizations all over the country. In the year of 2002 and 2004, Beijing International Studies University was accepted as an Advanced Unit of International Students Education by Beijing Municipal Education Commission.

From 2012, the university has increased its various expenses amazingly. The total area on the school premises has exceeded 284,000 square meters with sufficient equipment for teaching, research, and sports, thereby guaranteeing good fitness for school performance and improving the quality of support co-operation for teaching and coaching. The university possesses a quality of teaching-centered enterprises with advanced educational facilities and material. There are 135 multimedia classrooms, 35 language labs, 5 simultaneous interpretation practice labs, 6 Teaching and Practice labs, 10 computer networking labs, 5 recording-and-playing classrooms, a lab for simulated trading and transactions, a tourism-oriented information lab, a journalism oriented practice lab, and many others.

By adhering to the theory of people-orientedness, and developing plans for “good talents, strong school”, Beijing International Studies University has developed and found in the school an extraordinary number of high-level scholars and teachers. The University now has over 500 professional teachers on the faculty, most of whom have achieved academic degrees or otherwise studied outside. Nearly 50% are professors or associate professors. There are more than 60 international experts on the school faculty as well. Beijing International Studies University is important of construction has 10 “Model Teachers of Beijing”, 2 “National Outstanding Teaching Team”, 3 “Excellent Teaching Teams of Beijing”, 10 “Innovative Academic Teams of Beijing”, and 10 “Top Pioneering Talented Teachers” and “Pioneering Academic Talents” granted by Beijing Municipality.

Beijing International Studies University give importance to international help and collaboration and by now has established a strong collaborative relationships with more than 140 universities or educational institutions in 35 countries and areas, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Australia, Russia, South Korea, Egypt, etc. Each year a large number of teachers are sent outside either to further study, as guest scholars, to do joint research work, or to teach Mandarin. While teachers and scholars from all over the world come to BISU to teach. Every year an average of over 300 students go abroad to promote their study, while more than 1000 foreign students come here. Four Institutes have been established in Mexico, Morocco, Britain, and France respectively-an active stance of Beijing International Studies University’s support in China’s international dissemination of standard Chinese language.