Beijing Union University, established upon the approval of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China in 1985, is a comprehensive municipal university of Beijing. BUU originated from over 30 branch campuses attached to such universities as Peking University and Tsinghua University. In response to the municipal as well as national demands in social and economic development, BUU takes it as a primary goal to cultivate high-quality practical talents.

💰 Fees:

The tuition fee is 26,000 RMB per year. Total tuition is 104,000 RMB.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on June 30. This program starts in September.

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📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in International Business at Beijing Union University (BUU)

The BA International Business will help students gain a thorough understanding of how international firms operate and an appreciation of how different cultures affect business life. It is a broad survey of the field of international business and provides the foundations for further specialization in this field. It begins with a brief overview of international business, focused on the concept of globalization. Among others, the program looks at the role of national politics, cultures and business systems, the evolution of international markets in goods, service and finance and mechanisms and infrastructures for trade, investment, and finance.

The International Business degree explores international issues in finance and business strategy and students will also learn the fundamentals of marketing, human resource management, international business law and information systems.

Discussion of current events and affairs and how their impact on international business is a major part of the program, for instance, issues relating to international trade, foreign investment, international political conflict, financial crisis etc.

🏫About Beijing Union University (BUU)

For 30-odd years BUU has been reinforced comprehensively as a result of the establishment of a complete talent-cultivating system. Under this system, numerous disciplines support one another through coordinated development, including economics, management, liberal arts, law, science, engineering, pedagogy, history, and medicine. Currently, BUU is one of the largest universities in Beijing, concentrating on undergraduate programs while promoting coordinated development of postgraduate studies, vocational higher education, continuing education and international education.

About Beijing

Beijing is well-known for being China’s governing city, as well as its capital. Beijing is a fascinating place steeped in culture, adventure and surprises! When choosing Beijing the main thing to remember is to expect the unexpected! For history, culture & an authentic Eastern experience, the city of contrasts is the place to choose.

Living in University


Founded in 2004, BUU Union of Students Associations is a student organization under the direct guidance of BUU Youth League Committee, responsible for the administration and development of multi-functional and diversified associations in literature & arts, professional practice, science & technology, hobbies of diversified kinds and athletic sports. The union aims to fully stimulate the initiative and creativeness of various associations and their members, to organize a wide range of activities in a colorful, tasty, valuable and meaningful way, and to boost students’ ability of study, application, organization and innovation.

Volunteer Service

Volunteer service is a major means for BUU students to contribute to promoting spiritual civilization and self-development as well as an important manifestation of their values to engage themselves in the society, contribute to the society and repay the society. In recent years, the concept of “Dedicating Whole-heartedly, Growing up Joyfully” has been deeply rooted among BUU students.





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🏠 Accommodation

Beijing Union University International Student Residence is reserved for long-term and short-term international students studying at College of International Education of BUU. Two buildings are available for international students: Building C and Building D. There are 107 Standard Rooms with 208 beds. All rooms are designed and furnished at the standard of 3 or 4 star hotel.

  • 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.

💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$100 USD

Tuition fee:

26,000 RMB per year

104,000 RMB 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 65.

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied a degree in English before
- Can demonstrate a high level of English
- Having an English certificate (You can take the English test online here) such as IELTS level 6 or TOEFL is an advantage.

Minimum education level: High School.

The program is quite competitive, you need to have a high grades of Average B, 60%, or a high GPA.

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📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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

Required Documents:

  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Personal Statement
  • English Certificate (You can take the English test online here)
  • Certificate from the financial guarantor
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)

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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