Beijing Foreign Studies University, or BFSU, located in the Haidian District of Beijing, where the key institutions of higher education and high-tech industries are concentrated, is divided into two campuses – the West Campus and the East Campus. BFSU covers a total area of 492,000 square meters and enjoys access to convenient transportation, with the Third Ring Road running through the two campuses.
Founded in 1941, BFSU is a prestigious university in China under the direct leadership of the Chinese Ministry of Education. It is one of China’s top universities listed under Project 985 and Project 211, both comprising top universities in China. BFSU is one of China’s oldest language universities. It is the first institution specializing in foreign language studies. It has the longest history among universities of its kind in China, offering a complete range of degrees, diplomas and programs at various levels, with the largest number of foreign language programs in the country. BFSU is also one of the first universities in China to accept international students.
Today BFSU has 121 bachelor’s programs, 44 of which are found exclusively at BFSU in China. It also offers advanced degree programs in 6 major fields — literature, economics, management, law, education, and history, including doctoral programs under 2 subjects (foreign languages & literature; management science & engineering), academic degree programs (master) under 11 subjects (law, political science, Marxist theories, applied economics, Chinese language & literature, foreign languages & literature, journalism, management science & engineering, industry & business administration, education, and world history) and professional degree programs (master) under 8 subjects (finance，international business，Chinese language teaching，translation/interpreting， journalism & communication，law, accounting, and MBA). Foreign languages & literature program was rated as A+ in a nationwide assessment in 2017, ranking top in China. According to QS university rankings in 2018, 2 subjects — linguistics and modern languages — ranked among top 100 globally, higher than other Chinese universities.
Guided by its motto“Learn with an open mind; Serve a great cause”, BFSU has, over the years, produced a large number of qualified professionals with language competence who, after graduation, work in and outside China as diplomats, translators/interpreters, educators, businessmen/women, journalists, lawyers, bankers, etc. Among BFSU alumni, over 400 have worked as ambassadors and over 2,000 as counselors. BFSU is thus known as “ a cradle for diplomats”.
Welcome to Beijing Foreign Studies University, where you are given an opportunity for strong intellectual and personal development. You are all encouraged to be part of our diverse cultural setting while retaining your own identity.
To find out more please visit our website for information about BFSU.Alternatively call us or send us an email,we'd be delighted to hear from you.
Overseas Students Affairs Office
Beijing Foreign Studies University
No.2 North Xisanhuan Road, Beijing,P.R.China 100089
International students enjoy the convenience of dormitories located on Beijing Foreign Studies University’s campus, a short walk away from classrooms and cafeterias. The dormitories are clean and comfortable. Students have the option of different styles and designs in accommodation. For more information,please see
Several dormitory buildings are for international students. Guojiao Building and Building No.1 are on the east campus, the White building and Building No.6 are on the west campus，most of the dormitories are with bathroom. All the rooms are equipped with air-conditioner, television, desk and chair, bed and bedding. High-speed internet facilities and services are available in dormitories for charge.
Also BFSU provides off-campus dormitory which only 15-minute-walk from our school.
Given the limited dormitory resources, in the first semester, BFSU accepts no room reservation but will assist new students with their accommodation with pre-allocation of designated type of apartments. From the second semester on, reservation for accommodation can be made.
Room applications by diploma students in their final year are subject to room availability. In principle, BFSU will no longer provide on-campus apartments.
Students who choose to live off campus during their study should arrange their own accommodation in advance. Those who choose to live in a residential community should be accompanied by the landlord within 24 hours of check-in, go to the nearest police station for the Registration Form of Temporary Residence.
Students living off-campus can proceed on enrolment and visa with the valid registration form of temporary residence.
Tel of Accommodation Management: 0086-10-88816881.
For more information,please seehttps://osao.bfsu.edu.cn/info/1047/1278.htm.
BFSU adopted an online application procedure. Applicants can register and log into the BFSU International Student Online Service System (http://study.bfsu.edu.cn) to apply.
(1) The application system is accessible: October 15 to December 15, April 10 to June 15 every year;
(2) Application language: Chinese or English;
(3) Applicants must fill in real, correct, complete and valid information on the online system. The applicant should bear all consequences and responsibilities should there be any wrong, missing, false or invalid information that affects the admission and enrollment;
(4) In addition to filling out the online information, applicants should also upload required documentation as attachments. The attachments shall be color scanned copies, and the originals shall be maintained for verification. Please refer to Appendix 1for a list of required documents for attachments.
For further information please visit:https://lb.bfsu.edu.cn/zsxx/zsjz.htm or https://osao.bfsu.edu.cn/Admission/Introduction.htm.
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BFSU now has about 5,600 undergraduate students, about 3,100 graduate students ( master’s and doctor’s candidates), and about 1,600 international students.