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  • English-Taught Graduate Programs
  • The 12th Party Congress of Beijing Normal University proposed the development objective to build BNU into a world-class university by the middle of the century. In order to promote the internationalization of the university, starting in 2011 BNU has offered "English-Taught Master Programs" in Faculty of Education, School of Social Development and Public Policy, School of Environment, and School of Economics and Business Administration, hoping to enroll promising overseas students. So far, there are six doctoral programs and eight master programs and all the courses in the programs are taught in English, aiming to cultivate talents who not only possess a high professional proficiency but are also familiar with Chinese society and culture. BNU will provide scholarships for excellent applicants.

    Doctoral Program

    School Name

    Program Name

    Major

    Study Period

    TuitionTotal

    Faculty of Education

    Educational Leadership and Policy

    Educational Administration & Innovation

    Advanced Learning Technology

    Teacher Education Policy & Practice

    1. Comparative Education

    2. Educational Economics &Administration

    3. Educational Technology

    4. Teacher Education

    3 years

    RMB 98,000

    School of Environment

    Ecological Environment Protection and Management

    1.Population, Resources and Environmental Economics
    2. Environmental Science
    3. Environmental Engineering

    3 years

    RMB 98,000

    The Department of Physics

    International Ph.D. Program in Physics

    1. Theoretical Physics
    2. Condensed Matter Physics
    3. Optics

    3 years

    RMB 98,000

    Master's Programs

    Faculty of Education

    Educational Leadership and Policy

    Comparative Education

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    Faculty of Education

    Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration

    Management of Higher Education

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    School of Social Development and Public Policy

    Development Studies of Contemporary China (DSCC)


    Public Management

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    School of Environment

    Ecological Environment Protection and Management

    Environmental Science

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    School of Business

    World Economy and China

    World Economy

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    School of Geography



    Human Geography

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    Law School and College for Criminal Law Science

    Laws (LL.M.) Program in Chinese Law

    Law

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    School of Philosophy

    Chinese Philosophy

    Chinese Philosophy

    2 years

    RMB 60,000

    I.    Application Eligibility

    1) Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens holding a foreign passport under 50 years old.

    2) Applicants should be in good health and character and respect Chinese habits and customs, willing to abide by both Chinese Law & regulations and School rule & regulations.

    3) Applicants for Masters Degrees should hold a qualification which is equivalent (or above) to a Bachelor's degree from a Chinese university. Applicants for Doctoral Degrees should hold a qualification which is equivalent (or above) to a Master's degree from a Chinese university

    4) Applicants who are non-native English speakeres should provide a certificate of their English proficiency. For details, please refer to the related program information.

    II. Application Period

    *Self-supported Application: Nov.15, 2017-Apr.30, 2018.

    *For Scholarship Application, the period is subject to the scholarship application period.  

    Please note the date means the day that application materials are mailed or sent in person to BNU International Students Office. The winter vocation is between Jan.20, 201and Feb.26, 2018, and applicants are suggested to avoid this period for application materials may not be dealt with in time.

    III. Application Materials                                              

    Applicants must first visit http://apply.bnu.edu.cn/ and complete the online application procedure. The following application materials should be posted or sent in person to BNU International Students Office by April 30th, 2018.

    1)  BNU Application Form for International Student (on completion of the online application form it must be downloaded and printed. Please stick the photo and ensure that the application form is signed by the applicant and his/her guarantor.

    2)  Recommendation letters from two associate professors or scholars with higher academic titles. There is no specified format for the recommendation letters and all letters must be signed by the referee.

    3) Completed Personal Statement Form (Master Program, Ph.D Program) (Please download and print the form, this form should be signed by the applicant).

    4)  Applicants for Master's Degree programs should submit an original or notarized copy of their undergraduate academic transcripts and Bachelor's degree certificate and graduation certificate (in Chinese or English)

    Applicants for Ph.D programs should submit an original or notarized copy of their postgraduate results transcript, Master's degree certificate (in Chinese or English), and the abstract of their Master's degree dissertation

    *Applicants who will graduate in 2018 must submit Expectation Certificate of Graduation. After being admitted by the University, the documents must be submitted when register in BNU. Otherwise, the admission will be canceled.

    For Pakistan Applicants please "click here".http://iso.bnu.edu.cn/en/single_page_fragment?id=26

    5) Non-English speakers submit English proficiency certifate or other documents which may prove the applicants'English proficiency.

    6)  600 RMB Application fee. Please pay it online or by cash. Application fee is needed for scholarship application.

    7) One passport-sized photo (not include the one on the form, with the name of the applicant and the faculty/department applied for written on the back)

    8)  Two Photocopies of applicant's passport information page (this must be a valid, ordinary passport)

    9)  Please submit any published academic papers, patents, or other academic achievements (originals or copies)

    *All documents should be written in Chinese or English.

    *Only one collection of the above required application materials is needed whatever for self-supported application or scholarship application.

    *Submitted uncompleted application materials are not processed and the electronic application materials by email are not accepted.

    *Whether the applicant is admitted or not, application materials and application fee is not refunded.

    IV.    Selection Criteria

    Selection is based on a process of review. Application materials are firstly reviewed by faculty or departments. If necessary, some faculties or   departments may wish to organize interviews after application documents have been reviewed. The purpose of the interview is to examine the applicant's professional knowledge about the chosen area of specialism, English proficiency and their overall quality. After the school final review, the admission will be done.

    V. Scholarship

    In order to encourage and support excellent applicants to study at BNU, the school offers scholarships. For details, please refer to SCHOLARSHIP at http://iso.bnu.edu.cn/cn/index

    *Chinese Government Scholarship

    *Beijing Government Scholarship

    *BNU Scholarship for New International Students

    VI. Contact Information:                    

    Mailing Address NameThe Office of International Scholars and Students' Affairs, Beijing Normal University

    Address: Jingshi building 9910, No. 19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, China (Postcode: 100875)

    Tel: +86-10-5880-0307/7986

    Website: http://iso.bnu.edu.cn

    E-Mail:

    EGP@bnu.edu.cn


  • National English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students
  • NO.

    The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    1

    Introduction to Educational Research Methods

    教育研究方法导论

    LIU Baocun

    Education

    2

    International Finance and China 

    国际金融与中国

    HE Liping

    Economics

    3

    中国刑法与中国刑事诉讼法

    Chinese Criminal Law & Chinese Criminal Procedure Law

    WANG Xiumei

    Law

    4

    Educational Planning: Theory and Practice

    教育规划:理论与实践

    YU Kai

    Education

    5

    Environmental Sociology

    环境社会学

    DONG Shikui

    Environment Science and Engineering

    6

    Chinese Politics

    中国政治

    WANG Xinsong

    Public Administration

  • BNU English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students--Faculty of Education
  • The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    Introduction to Educational Research Methods

    教育研究方法导论

    LIU Baocun

    Education

    Educational Planning: Theory and Practice

    教育规划:理论与实践

    YU Kai

    Education

    Educational Policy Analysis

    教育政策分析

    ZHU Zhiyong

    Education

    Educational Statistics

    教育统计

    ZHANG Danhui

    Education

    Chinese History and Culture

    (Education Systems, Policy and Management in China)

    中国历史与文化(中国教育体制、政策与管理)

    SANG Guoyuan

    Education

    质性研究方法

    Qualitative Research Method

    PEI Miao

    Education

    英文学术写作规范

    English Academic Writing Norms

    LIU Qiang

    Education


  • BNU English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students--Business School
  • The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    International Finance and China 

    国际金融与中国

    HE Liping

    Economics

    Macroeconomics

    宏观经济学

    YANG Chengyu

    Economics

    International Business and China

    国际商务与中国

    GUO Ji

    Business Administration

  • BNU English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students--School of Social Development and Public Policy
  • The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    Migration and Social Transition

    移民与社会变迁

    HU Xiaojiang

    Social Science

    Civil Society in China

    中国公民社会

    YU Xiaoming

    Social Science

    Chinese Politics

    中国政治

    WANG Xinsong

    Public Administration

    Introduction to Contemporary

    Development of China

    中国概况

    YANG Lichao

    Public Administration

    研究方法入门

    Research Methodology

    WANG Xiying

    YANG Liyun

    Public Administration

  • BNU English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students--School of Environment
  • The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    Environmental Sociology

    环境社会学

    DONG Shikui

    Environment Science and Engineering

    Introduction to China’s Environmental

    & Ecological Issues

    中国概况(中国生态环境)

    CAI Yanpeng

    Environment Science and Engineering

    River and Coastal Pollution

    河流与港口污染/

    LIU Haifei

    Environment Science and Engineering

    Advanced Systems Ecology

    系统生态学

    CHEN Bing

    Environment Science and Engineering

    Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry

    大气环境化学

    CHEN Jing

    Environment Science and Engineering

    能源经济学

    Energy Economics

    LIU Gengyuan

    Environment Science and Engineering

    河流生态环境综合管理

    Integrated Management of River Environment and Ecology

    YI Yujun

    Environment Science and Engineering

    城市遥感

    Urban Remote Sensing

     

    Tian Guangjin

     

    Environment Science and Engineering

    生态模拟

    Ecological Modelling

    ZHANG Lixiao

    Environment Science and Engineering

    水质科学与处理技术前沿

    Leading Edge in Water Quality Science and Pro

    YANG Yu

    Environment Science and Engineering

  • BNU English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students--Law School
  • The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    Chinese Intellectual Property Law

    中国知识产权法

    XUE Hong

    Law

    Introduction toChina

    中国概况

    YING Bo

    Law

    Chinese Law and Legal Culture

    中国法律与法律文化

    SU Mingyue

    Law

    中国商业与法律概况

    Chinese Law and Business

    LI Bing

    Law

    国际投资与中国刑法

    International Investment and

    Chinese Criminal Law

    WU Shenkuo

    Law

    中国涉外商事纠纷解决

    International Commercial Dispute Resolution in China

    PEI Yang

    Law

    国际犯罪与国际刑法

    International Crimes and International Criminal Law

    ZHAO Chenguang

    Law

    涉华法律实务操作指南

    Practical Guide for China Related Legal Practice

    WU Shenkuo

    Law

  • BNU English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students--School of Chinese Language and Literature
  • The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    语言学经典文献专题讨论

    Seminar on Classical Linguistic Works

    ZHOU Shihong

    Chinese Language and Literature

    语言评价与测试

    Language Assessment and Testing

    ZHAO Ningnig

    Education

  • BNU English-taught Excellent Courses for International Students--School of Geography
  • The Name of the Course

    Faculty

    Discipline

    Excursion of Physical Geography

    自然地理野外实习

    QIU Weili

    Geography

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  • English-Taught Credit-Course Program
  • English-Taught Credit-Course Program

    Introduction

    Based on English-taught Graduate Program, BNU has started English-Taught Credit-Course Program since 2011. Nowadays, there are 105 courses in the discipline of education, economy, administration, environment, geography and law, which are separately opened in spring and fall semester. Welcome to see the courses List for English-Taught Courses BNU

    Study Duration & Study Mode 
    Students should choose at least three courses but no more than four courses in one semester.

    Application Eligibility & Tuition

    Non-Chinese citizens aged between 18 and 45 with high school certificate or higher academic degree. 
    Tuition: RMB 1,800 / one credit

    Application Materials

    Applicants must first visit http://apply.bnu.edu.cn and complete the online application procedure. The following application materials should be mailed to the International Students Office at BNU by June 15th each year:

    1BNU Application Form for International Students (upon completion of the online application form it must be downloaded and printed. Please attach a photo and ensure that the application form is signed by the applicantand his/her guarantor);

    2. High school or university graduation certificate or certificate of enrollment at university;

    3. Academic transcript (applicants holding a Master's degree or higher need only their present highest academic certificate);

    4. Two recommendation letters from the applicant's former or present teachers with referrers’ signatures;

    5Transfer Agreement (only for those who are studying in China before applying for BNU)

    6. Proof of English Proficiency;

    7. One passport-sized photo;

    8. One Photocopy of the photo page of applicant’s passport;

    9. Application fee of RMB 500 (cash or pay online);

    Notes
    Alldocuments should be written in English. Application materials and registration fee will not be returned.

    Contact Information
    The Office of International Scholars and Students’ Affairs 
    Beijing Normal University (Room 9910, Jingshi Building ) 
    No.19 Xinjiekouwai Str., Haidian District, Beijing , China 
    Postal code: 100875 
    Tel: +86-10-5880-0307 
    E-mail: etccp@bnu.edu.cn 
    Website: http://iso.bnu.edu.cn/

  • Business in One Belt and One Road
  • Business School Beijing Normal University International Summer School 2017

    Business in One Belt and One Road

    Date: July 7th-21st, 2017

     


    Background of Beijing and China

    China is the second largest economic entity in the world. In recent years, China has contributed 25%-30% to world economic grow on average.

    Beijing, the capital and municipality of China, is the political, cultural, science and tech-, educational centre in China. Up to December in 2016 Beijing has a resident population of 21.70 million and its GDP has reached 2.3trillion, increasing by 6.7%. As the headquarter base, Beijing has attracted over 2000 enterprise headquarters at home and abroad to settle here. Beijing is the first city hosting both summer and winter Olympic Games all over the world.


    Beijing Normal University (BNU)
    BNU is one of the universities with the longest history in China, whose predecessor was the Normal College of the Imperial University of Peking founded in 1902. There are three Nobel Prize Laureates on mainland China in total, two of which are alumni of BNU. As per the 2015/16 World University Rankings released by QS, BNU is ranked 8 among universities in mainland China.


    BNU Business School (BNUBS)

    BNUBS has formed its mission as “To be a leading business school with deep humanism and global reach”. It is one of the China’s business schools with the highest percentage of international students, most sophisticated international program, and largest number of courses fully in English. BNUBS has been accredited by EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).


    We offer a 2-week program for young students from all over the world who are interested in learning more about Business in China and in One Belt and One Road.


    Program details

    Location: Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China—Close the heart of Beijing

    Period: July 7th-21st2017

    July7 th: Registration, 9:00-17:00

    July7th: Welcome ceremony, 18:00-20:00

    July8th: Introduction and campus tour, 9:00-12:00

    July9th: Day off

    July10th to July14th: Lectures and company visit, 9:00-12:00 and 2:00-5:00

    July15th to July 16th: Weekend off

    July17th to July20th: Lectures and company visit, 9:00-12:00 and 2:00-5:00

    July21 st: Final presentation, 9:00-12:00

    July21st: Graduation ceremony, 15:00-16:30


    Registration fee: 350RMB/person, NOT Refundable

    Tuition fee: 4,800 RMB


    Payment Method

    The registration fee and the tuition fee should be transferred to the university account by May 30th.

    (The account information will send to you after we receive the applications.)

     

    Estimates of additional costs covered by students

    1.       Accommodation: the program offers accommodation at the university campus or the hotel nearby.

    2.       Flight Ticket: costs vary depending on the country of origin.

    3.       Meals: breakfast and lunch served at the university canteen.


    Interested?

     Applicants must fill in the online registration form at: http://apply.bnu.edu.cn/ before May 25th. More detail information about the program will be available in June 2017.


    Contact Information

    International Summer school 2017, Business School of Beijing Normal University

    Coordinator: Jingya Li, E-mail: lijingya@bnu.edu.cn

    Add: 9404,4F.,Jingshi Building, xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86-10-58805397



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Students study in college/school,learn the curriculum of bachelor degree. Students study in college/school, and study together with Chinese students. They can learn the academic courses and improve the Chinese language as well.
The deadline for spring semester isDecember 20th, the deadline for fall semester is June 30th.

Major List

Applicants Requirement
Under 45 years old; HSK level 5 180 or above; second year in Bachelor Degree or above

Application Procedure & Materials

1. Applicants must fill in the online registration form at: http://apply.bnu.edu.cn/. On completion of the application form, the form should be printed off and signed by the applicant and his/her guarantor.

2. Application materials can be delivered in the following ways:
1) Hand-delivered by the application or his/her agent; 2) By post (Please see Mailing Address as following)

3. Application materials:
1) BNU Application Form for International Student (on completion of the online application form it must be downloaded and printed. Please stick the photo and ensure that the application form is signed by the applicant.
2) Certificate of the educational highest degree (copy) or Certificate of Enrollment (original) of current educational institution. All the documents must be in Chinese or English. If they are in other languages, notarized copy in Chinese or English must be provided.
3) Academic transcript (applicants holding a Master's degree or higher only need provide their highest academic certificate)
4) Certificate of HSK & transcript
5) Three passport-sized photos (One photo attached on the application form )
6) Recommendation letters from two associate professors or scholars with higher academic titles. There is no specified format for the recommendation letters and all letters must be signed by the referee
7) the copy of passport
Transfer Agreement (only for those who are studying in China before applying for BNU)

Tuition Fee
One semester:
RMB¥11,600.00 (Art);RMB ¥13,050.00 (Science,Medicine,Engineering)

Mailing Address
The Office of International Scholars and Students’ Affairs, Beijing Normal University, Room 9910, Jingshi building, 19 xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, China(Postcode:100875)
Telephone: 0086-10-58808364
Website: http://iso.bnu.edu.cn
E-Mail: Chinese@bnu.edu.cn

  • General Advanced Studies

    Spring Semester

    Degree type: Non-degree        Starting Time: 2016-02-23                 Duration : 1 termunm                 Language : Chinese                 Tuition Fee :11,600 (Art); 13,050(Science)

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Senior Advanced Studies 

The Senior Advanced Studies Students will attend graduate-level courses after entering BNU.

Application Deadline: December 20th for spring semester, June 30th for fall semester

Please visit http://apply.bnu.edu.cn to register online. Fill in the application form online. On completion of the application form, the form should be printed off and signed by the applicant. Then please send all the application materials to the International Students Office at Beijing Normal University, your application will be answered within 45 days. 

STUDY METHODS AND DURATION:

Attend graduate-level classes into Institute, Department and receive direction from a supervisor.

Study duration: one semester or more.

The lists of Masters majors and PhD majors

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:

Under 55 years old; Require HSK level 5180 pointsor aboveMasters(or equivalent)graduate.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  1. “BNU Application Form for international Students”
  2. Masters(or above)Graduation Certificate(copy)
  3. HSK Certificate and academic transcript(copy)
  4. Two letters of recommendation from two previous teachers(letters of recommendation must be signed by the referee)
  5. Three photocopies of your passport(one of them should be on the application form)
  6. 450 RMB application fee(pay by cash or pay online)
  7. Photocopy of your passport
  8. Transfer Agreement Letter

TUITION PAYMENTS:

Arts:14900 RMB/Half year ;29000 RMB/Year

Science:19000 RMB/Half year;37200 RMB/Year

*The copies of the Masters (or above)Graduation Certificate and the HSK Certificate and academic transcript will be accepted

*Students already attending a school/university within China must provide a transfer agreement letter or confirmation of study completion from the International Students Office at the university

*All documents should be written in Chinese or English

*Application materials and registration fee will not be returned to applicants

CONTACT ADDRESS:

The Office of International Scholars and Students’ Affairs, Beijing Normal University, Room 9910, Jingshi building, 19 xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, China(Postcode:100875)

Telephone: 0086-10-58808364/58800307

Website: http://iso.bnu.edu.cn

E-Mail: Chinese@bnu.edu.cn

  • Senior Advanced Studies

    Spring Semester

    Degree type: Non-degree        Starting Time: 2016-02-23                 Duration : 1 termunm                 Language : Chinese                 Tuition Fee :Arts:14900;Science:19000

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STUDY METHODS AND DURATION:

  Visiting academics undertake research at BNU. Scholars can cooperate with professors at BNU or undertake research with academics at BNU. Research duration is counted in months.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:

  Under 55 years old; PhD Graduate or Associate Professor (or above)status

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
  Please visit http://apply.bnu.edu.cn to register online. Then mail or personal deliver all the following application materials to the International Students Office at Beijing Normal University (Jingshi building Room 9910)
1.“BNU Application Form for international Students” (after register online, the form should be printed off and signed by the applicant and the guarantor)
2.PhD Graduation Certificate (copy) or proof of Associate Professor status.
3.Proof of employment(original)
4.Research Plan
5.CV/Resume
6.2 passport photos
7.600 RMB application fee
8.2 photocopies of your passport(an effective ordinary passport)
 *All documents should be written in Chinese or English

*Application materials and registration fee will not be returned to applicants

TUITION PAYMENTS:
Arts:3200 RMB/Month

Science:3500 RMB/Month

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Please mail the application materials to The Office of International Scholars and Students’ Affairs before June 30th (for students entering in the fall semester), or before December 15th (for students entering in the spring semester). Your application will be answered within 45 days.

CONTACT ADDRESS:
The Office of International Scholars and Students’ Affairs, Beijing Normal University, Room 9910, Jingshi building, 19 xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, China (Postcode:100875)
Telephone: +86-10-5880-0325/7986/8364
Website: http://iso.bnu.edu.cn
E-Mail: grad@bnu.edu

  • Research Scholars

    Spring Semester

    Degree type: Non-degree        Starting Time: --                 Duration : 1 month                 Language : Chinese                 Tuition Fee :Arts:3200;Science:3500