Beijing International Studies University (BISU) school of higher education in China. It's a multi-disciplinary educational institution that offers programs in foreign languages, tourism, management, liberal arts, economics, law, and philosophy.

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🏫About Beijing International Studies University (BISU)

About Beijing International Studies University (BISU)

Founded in 1964, Beijing International Studies University (BISU) offers many disciplines in Chinese and foreign languages. Besides languages, the university also has a wide variety of programs in tourism and tourism management featuring specialized courses. 

BISU has an excellent reputation for teaching Chinese as a second language for overseas or international students. To advance its reach and mission, BISU has many important international cooperation and exchanges. The university has formed partnerships with numerous countries such as the U.S., UK, Japan, Korea, Australia, France, Canada, Germany, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Egypt, Syria, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and more. 


BISU is located in the bustling city of Beijing, China's capital. For this reason, everything is accessible within the university's vicinity. You can simply gain get whatever you need in a day.


BISU has modern buildings and up-to-date facilities for students. Inside the campus, you can find a huge library with a wide array of books, journals, and reading materials. For sports buffs, a sports field and a gym are available at your disposal. You can also find a dining hall and several student lounges. If you want to meet new friends while getting a little bit of sunshine, BISU's grounds are beautiful and convenient. 

Campus Life

Behind the four walls of the classroom, BISU makes sure that you enjoy every moment of your stay at the university. The school organizes a lot of excursions and field trips every year so you can experience the Chinese culture. You also get to join student parties, gatherings, and events. If you're quite the explorer, you can participate in BISU's exchange and cooperation programs. 


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🏠 Accommodation

Beijing International Studies University has a dormitory which can cost you 14,000 RMB per semester. If you want to stay inside the dorm, you have to book in advance as the rooms are limited.

For international students, BISU has three apartments on-campus available. You can stay in the International Student Apartment Number 2. It is fully equipped with wardrobe, desk, chair and more. You also have access to a laundry and kitchen area. International Student Apartment Number 8 also has similar features.

International Student Apartment Number 7 is an all-female apartment that has complete amenities and facilities. It's also free of electricity and water bills. This apartment only has double rooms, with two options: with or without balcony. The double room with a balcony will cost you 5130 RMB per semester and the other room without balcony or kitchen is 4050 RMB.

If you want to rent off-campus, you are allowed to do so.

  • You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.
  • You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.
  • We have an article about how to find accommodation off campus here.
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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$100 USD

Tuition fee:

9,000 CNY per month

18,000 CNY in total

💸 Living Expenses in Beijing

Expense Average costs
Accommodation On average, a single room student dormitory accommodation will cost about RMB 1500 per month, or about RMB 18,000 per year, including utilities.
Food A meal at the university canteen/restaurant or in a fast-food restaurant outside would cost about RMB 7 to RMB 30. The average monthly bill for students that will study in Beijing, China can be between the range of RMB 1800 to RMB 4000.
Transportation A one-way local transport ticket in Beijing costs about RMB 4. The taxi start rate costs about RMB 13, plus the additional taxi rate per kilometer of about RMB 2.30. A monthly transport pass for university students in Beijing would cost around RMB 200.
Extra costs: Some extra costs for university students who will study in Beijing, China are books and study materials around RMB 210 to RMB 350 per month (increased costs for those studying Sciences, Medicine, or Art), and medical insurance of about RMB 400 per six months.

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 50.

You don’t need to have studied Chinese before.

Minimum education level: High School.

All student except from Nigeria are eligible to apply to this program

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📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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