Beijing Language and Culture University's main task is to teach the Chinese language and culture to foreign students. As well as teaching Chinese, it also undertakes the tasks of teaching foreign languages, computer science, and technology, finance and accountancy to Chinese students. It provides training courses for teachers who specialize in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, and it offers pre-departure language training to candidates intending to live and work abroad.
BLCU has the longest history, the largest scope, and the most qualified teaching faculties of its kind in the area of teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreigners. BLCU distinguishes itself by its unique cultural atmosphere of diversity, which attracts a large number of students from both home and abroad. Since the founding of the University over 40 years ago, more than 60,000 students from over 160 countries and regions have stepped out confidently into the world from here. Some have become distinguished diplomats, sinologists and journalists; 14 have worked as foreign ambassadors to China and more than 30 are diplomats working in the embassies to China.
BLCU is home to advanced research and teaching in languages, cultures, arts and social sciences. From teaching the Chinese language to speakers of other languages to international politics and business, BLCU brings ideas and brilliant minds together, inspiring global communications and exchanges with real impact today and in the future.
As home to the world’s largest Chinese language program for international students, BLCU has trained about 200,000 international students from 183 countries and regions since its founding in 1962. BLCU embraces its connections to the world and encourages partnerships in language teaching and culture promotion. With overseas education centers and academic partnerships spanning the globe, BLCU is shaping the future of the world.
- More than 200,000 alumni in 183 countries
- 6,300 full-time undergrads
- 2,500 full-time graduate students
- 6,000 international students
- 1,200 full-time faculty and staff
- 4 Chang Jiang Scholars allocated to BLCU
- Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) is the most accessible and friendly university among all Chinese universities.
- One of the top 50 Chinese universities.
- BLCU has the largest number of international students.
- BLCU is one of the Top 4 Language Universities in China.
BLCU is located in the North West of Beijing in the University District (Haidian District). The campus is close to Wudaokou – the center of the University district in Beijing.