📖 Introduction

Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is a leading University based in Beijing offering a wide range of programs in English to international students. Further information on the programs are shown below.

With an annual research fund in of over 200 million USD BIT ranks in the top 10 in China. BIT is one of the first universities to run a graduate school and one of the key universities supported by the central government in every five-Year Plan since the foundation of the P.R.China.

🏫 About Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)

Beijing Institute of Technology is one of the national key universities in China, an open, public, research-oriented university with a focus on science and technology. The 10th university to enter the 985 Project, which started in order to develop 39 Chinese universities that would seek to become world renowned universities.One of the first 15 universities to join 211 Project which established roughly 100 universities to cope with the challenges of the 21st century. Annual research fund in 2011 amounts to 160 million Euros ranking in the top 10 in China.

Received more than 130 national awards of science and technology over the past 30 years, ranking among the top 10 in China. According to the first national program evaluation from 2002 to 2004 by MOE, 1/3 of the programs in BIT were evaluated as national key programs.

BIT is one of the 1st universities to run a graduate school and one of the key universities supported by the central government in each Five-Year Plan since the foundation of the P. R. China. BIT receives considerable trilateral supports and endowments under the agreement signed by the Ministry of Education, the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, and the Beijing Municipal Government in September 2000.

BIT is now under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Location:

The University is located in Beijing, and has three campuses. Zhongguancun campus is located near to the high-tech zone “silicon valley” of Beijing, with good transportation links to the rest of the city

The Liangxiang Campus was founded in 2002, 40 km Southwest of Zhongguancun Campus. It covers an area 3 times as the big as the Zhongguancun Campus. Shuttle buses connect both campuses.

The Zhong Guan Cun and Liangxiang Campuses cover an area of 2,708,667 m2.
The Xishan Campus accommodates many large machinery laboratories of BIT.

BIT Library

BIT Library is composed of two main libraries (on Zhongguancun campus and Liangxiang campus separately) and four branch libraries, occupying a total area of over 46,000 square meters. Bright and spacious, the library boasts a seating capacity of 2,477. In addition, it is well equipped with central air conditioners, access control system, burglar alarms and video monitoring cameras.

Over the past decades the library has rapidly expanded its collection of diverse resources, the e-resources in particular. Up to the end of 2011, the library has more than 2.31 million volumes of physical collections, over 2.77 million volumes of e-books and 177 network databases, offering a high-quality and all-round reference system with equal stress on physical collections and e-resources.

Application deadline: September 1st every year

For Language Students

What does the scholarship cover?

  • Tuition, Accommodation, living expenses and medical insurance.
  • Living allowance: RMB2500 per month

Who can apply?

  • Non-Chinese Citizens in good health;
  • Age from 16 to 35 (Applicant is currently working in a Chinese language teaching position shall not exceed the age limit of 45);
  • For One-Academic-Year Study Students (11 month): a minimum score of 180 in HSK Test (Level 3), and 60 in  HSKK test. Alternatively, a minimum score of 180 in BCT (A), and a minimum score of 180BCT (Speaking); For One-Semester Study Students(5 months): a minimum score of 120 in HSK Test (Level 2), and a minimum score of 40in HSKK. Alternatively, a minimum score of 100 in BCT (A), and a minimum score of 120 in BCT (Speaking);
  • Applicant should have no prior experience of studying in China
  • “Chinese Bridge” Winners who have been awarded the 2016 “Confucius Institute Scholarship for Master’s degree Certificate” could apply for admission by offering certificate.

For Four-Week Study Program

What does the scholarship cover?

This Program provides a scholarship for 4-week study which focuses on Chinese language study as well as Chinese culture and Chinese family experience, covering tuition fee, accommodation fee, and comprehensive medical insurance expenses.

Who can apply?

  • Application is open to applicant who owns a non-Chinese citizenship, aged between 18 and 35, in good health condition.
  • Application is open to students from Confucius Institutes (Classrooms) which cooperate with the 42 Chinese universities and excellent performers in HSK/BCT test. Applicants should submit a HSK or BCT score report.
  • Applicant should have no prior experience of studying in China.
  • Applicant should be willing to experience home stay/ home visit in Chinese families.

6. Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program

7. Chinese Government Scholarship-Great Wall Program

8. Chinese Government Scholarship-Chinese University Program

9. Chinese Government Scholarship-EU Program

10. Chinese Government Scholarship-AUN Program

Sports at BIT

As a teaching unit, the Sports Department of Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) undertakes the teaching task of all the undergraduates’ sports class. And meanwhile, it has been actively organizing all kinds of mass sports activities, firmly supporting a wide range of sports associations and societies of BIT to hold various activities. The Sports Department is also in charge of the training task and performance of four high-level sports teams, which is represented by the men’s football team. The Sports Department dedicated itself to strengthening the physical education and the construction of sports teacher staff. Now the Sports Department has 38 staff members, the number of professional teachers is 35, among which 2 are professors, 15 are vice-professors and 1 is doctor.

Students can play a variety of different sports according to their interests.

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🏠 Accommodation

If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

💸 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.

Programs

  • Chinese Language Program
    8,200 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Mar 2021
  • Pre-University Chinese Language Program
    10,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Mar 2021
  • VIP Chinese Language Program
    16,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Bachelor’s in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
    30,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Bachelor’s in Automation
    30,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Technology
    30,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Bachelor’s in Electronic Science and Technology
    30,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Bachelor’s in International Economics and Trade
    30,000 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Aeronautics and Space Science and Technology
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Chemical Engineering and Technology
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Chemistry
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Computer Science and Technology
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • Master’s in Control Science and Engineering
    / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Aeronautics and Space Science and Technology
    44,400 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Applied Economics
    44,400 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Armament Science and Technology
    44,400 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Artistic Design
    44,400 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering
    44,400 RMB / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2021
  • 📬 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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