Beijing Normal University

Beijing Normal University

Provinces : Privince-Beijing                               University Ranking : 355

About University

Beijing Normal University

Beijing Normal University grew out of the Faculty of Education of Capital Metropolitan University founded in 1902, that initiated teacher training in Chinese instruction. Once many times of merging and reforming since 1949, especially since the 1980s, Beijing Normal University has rapt into the new age of rapid development. The University’s history is an embodiment of the development of modern teacher training and higher education in China.  

After the development for over a century, Beijing Normal University has become a comprehensive and research-intensive university with its main characteristics of basic disciplines in sciences and humanities, teacher education and educational science. Consistent with QS World University Rankings, in the year of 2015, BNU is graded 240th among global universities, the 46th best among Asian universities, and therefore 8th best among the universities of Chinese mainland.   

Beijing Normal University has 16 national key disciplines, among them, the disciplines of Education, Psychology, History, Ecology and Geography are ranked the first in China consistent with the most recent official ranking by the Ministry of Education(MOE). The University has 23,300 regular students, as well as 9,500 undergraduates, 12,000 graduates and 1,800 long-term international students.   

The campus has 1 faculty (Faculty of Education), 26 schools and colleges, 2 departments and 43 research institutes (centers). The library boasts over 4.3 million volumes and few 25,000 GB of digital resources, with 2,200 GB e-books. Beijing Normal University invariably attaches importance to international exchange and cooperation.   

Currently, the university has established cooperative ties with about 300 universities and international organizations from over 40 countries and regions, conducted student exchange program with over 50 universities in the US, UK, Japan, South Korea, Canada, etc., jointly established comprehensive teaching and research platform in fields such as brain science, education, global climate change with our notable partners like Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Vanderbilt University, University of Maryland-College Park, etc.  

The school has jointly established 8 Confucius Institutes with partner universities in Europe and North America. Every year, over 1000 BNU students study abroad to an exchange programs, internship programs, collaborative programs and degree programs; over 900 international professors and scholars are invited to give lectures and research at the University and, over 900 BNU faculty members go abroad for international conference and cooperative research. The University has around 1800 long-term international students from around 100 countries and regions, the scale of which ranks among the highest in Chinese universities. 

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

   The Country rank of this University is 31 and the world rank is 355.

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 the 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 a student need for applying this University are Notary stamped scan 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 to come to an offer letter 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 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

Postgraduate Programs in English at Beijing Normal University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(RMB) Entrance Time
Law Master English 2 Years 40000/ Year September
Human Geography Master English 2 Years 34000/ Year September
World Economy Master English 2 Years 40000/ Year September


Master English 2 Years 34000/ Year September
Public management Master English 2 Years 49000/ Year September
Management of 

higher Education

Master English 2 Years 34000/ Year September


Master English 2 Years 34000/



Doctoral Programs in English at Beijing Normal University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time


Doctor English 3 Years 33000/ Year September

Fees Details

Expenses in Beijing Normal University

1.  Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor Degree: 24,000 to 27,700 RMB/ Year
  • Master Degree: 25,300 to 32,300 RMB/ Year
  • Doctoral Degree: 32,300 to 41,400 RMB/ Year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

3.  Insurance Fee:

  • 300 RMB for 6 months
  • 600 RMB for 12 months

4. Dormitory Fee: 1200 to 3000 RMB/ Month /Person

5. Food Cost: 200 USD/ Month

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

Apply for a course in a Chinese University is very easy.  Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. In order to help students complete their online application, International students are recommended to follow the following simple instructions. International applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy of the applicant’s )

3.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

For Bachelor Degree applicants, they need to only provide high school transcripts and certificates. And for Master Degree applicants, they need to  show their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  Applicants for Doctorate Degree have to provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. 

  • All the applicants degree (Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate) transcripts and certificates should be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

4.  English Proficiency Certificate

In China, some universities does not asked IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate need to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.

5.  CV/Resume

Applicants must have to make their CV if you want to study abroad in your desired country. In your Resume or CV, there have to be your academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, national Id or school Id, physical address, contact no, nationality, language, etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc. To know how to make a standard CV please click here the sample of The Resume.

6. Study Plan or Research Proposal

Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document required only for Ms or PhD applicants.

7.  Recommendation Letter

Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must be include professors’ phone number and email address. Here is the sample of Recommendation Letter

8. Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if  applicable).

9. Foreign Physical Examination

Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination. Click here to collect Foreigner Physical Examination Form

10. Bank Statement 

Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrants. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone whom are your blood related.

11.  Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

This is also need to have ready for the study purpose. It is important because foreign country does not allow criminal record. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved  by the police or government agencies in order to prove that the applicant has no criminal offense against him/her like arrest, conviction. For this you need to provide your Police Clearance Certificate. A Police Certificate is also known as good citizen certificate. See the sample of  Police clearance Certificate.

Please send us all these documents at 

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

BNU New International Student Scholarship

In order to encourage and support excellent international students to pursue their degree at Beijing Normal University, the BNU New International Student Scholarship has been founded. Application arrangements are as follows.

1. Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.
  • Applicants must exhibit proper conduct, have an outstanding academic record and meet the following requirements:
  • Undergraduate students: rank among the top 3% in the entrance examination or be exempted from the examination due to their excellent academic records
  • Master students: have an outstanding bachelor transcript; a strong academic background and research and innovation ability.
  • Ph.D students: have an outstanding master transcript; a strong academic background and research and innovation ability.
  • Applicants should already be admitted by BNU to start their degree program in the current year.
  • Applicants should not be beneficiaries of any other scholarships or funding from any government, institution or organization.

2. Application Materials:

  • Notarized certificate of applicant’s diploma or degree. Applicants need to submit proof of employment or study issued by the applicants’ current employer or school if the applicants are currently working or studying.
  • Academic transcript notarized in Chinese or English translation.
  • Applicants’ study or research plan, either in Chinese or in English.
  • Two letters of recommendation written by persons of at least associate professors from the applicant’s alumni university in English or in Chinese for students applying for master or doctoral degree.
  • Photocopy of the applicant’s passport.
  • Physical examination record.

Why choose us?

Beijing Normal University is acknowledged as one of the nation’s first 10 key universities. The school established into the first “211 Project” Construction Program during the time of the Ninth Five-Year Plan.  Beijing traditional University is acknowledged jointly of the nation’s 1st ten key universities. the college established into the primary “211 Project” Construction Program throughout the time of the Ninth Five-Year set up.

The main campus (North Taipingzhuang Campus) of Beijing Normal University covers 1,048 acres that function a crucial place for the university to hold out educational activities. Beijing Normal University has 1,800 long-run international students. The great disciplinary strength of Beijing Normal University puts the school at the forefront of the nation’s advanced teaching institutions. In 2002, BNU was one in all the highest 6 universities with freelance examination and approval authority for undergraduate majors.   

Beijing Normal University promotes broad international cooperation and exchange, having signed cooperative agreements with approximately 300 universities and research institutes from more than 30 nations and regions and exchanging students through cooperative programs with over 50 universities from places that embrace the U.S.A, the UK, Japan, South Korea and Canada.  

Obey to a fine tradition of “Patriotism, Progress, Honesty, Sincerity, Truth-Seeking, Innovation and being a paragon of virtue and learning” while embodying the spirit of “Learn, so as to instruct others and Act, to serve as an example to all,” for over 100 years Beijing Normal University has lived by the philosophy of “Pursuing knowledge, Cultivating personality, and Helping the whole world.”