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How To Apply

Application Procedures for Exchange Programs
(Incoming Students)

After the students have been nominated by the home universities, they should apply online by filling the online application form. The form can be accessed at: www.bnulxsh.com/applynew/

Note: Since all incoming students participating in the international exchange programs study at BNU as international students, students with Chinese nationality are not accepted to this program.

The complete application documents should be sent to the following address prior to the application deadline (November 15th for spring semester enrollment and May 15th for fall semester enrollment)

  • students from European, Asian, and Oceanian universities

Fan Min
Office of International Exchange and Cooperation
Beijing Normal University
Room 9908, Jing Shi Building, No.19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100875, China
Tel: 86-10-58800305

  • Students from U.S. and Canadian Universities

Megan Gao
Office of International Exchange and Cooperation
Beijing Normal University
Room 9908, Jing Shi Building, No.19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100875, China
Tel: 86-10-58802986

Note: The application documents should be received on time since the online housing application is open around November 10th for spring semester enrollment and May 10th for fall semester enrollment (the exact date is subject to change). The earlier students’ applications are approved, the more choices they have in housing reservation.

The required documents are:

  • Completed BNU Application Form for International Students (printed-out online application form);
  • Certificate of Enrollment at the home university (Chinese or English)
  • Official Academic Transcript (Chinese or English)
  • Recommendation Letters from the applicant’s former or present teachers (no need for Language Students and two letters for General Advanced Studies Students)
  • HSK Certificate (for General Advanced Studies Students for Chinese Programs, not including the faculty-level exchange students)
  • Two passport-sized photos
  • Copy of passport

Students who apply for English-taught courses need to provide the names of three English-taught courses that he/she plans to take. Students can refer to the list of the available English-taught courses by clicking “List for the English-Taught Courses” at: iso.bnu.edu.cn/en/Index.php?c=article&a=type&tid=52

Language students: Students who apply to study Chinese language at the College of Chinese Language and Culture; no prerequisite Chinese proficiency is required
General Advanced Studies Students: Students who apply to study regular academic courses at schools other than the College of Chinese Language and Culture; Level 6 in Old HSK or 180 points or more Level 5 in New HSK is required. For faculty-level exchange students, please refer to the faculty/school agreement for language requirement, and HSK Level is not required.

Please note that exchange students don’t need to pay the application fee.

After students are admitted, they will be informed to reserve the accommodation online at:
www.bnulxsh.com/applynew/

(with account and password);

or:

apply.bnu.edu.cn/booking/reservingRoom/login.do

(with the given student number and birth date, e.g. birth date: 19870217)

Note: Students from universities that have accommodation fee waiver agreement with BNU will reside in the First Apartment Building for International Students and they needn’t make accommodation reservation

The Admission letter and JW202 Form (visa application form) is mailed to the exchange program coordinator of the student’s home university within 40 days after the application deadline.

After getting visa issuance and air ticket, students can apply for airport pick up service online at:
www.bnulxsh.com/applynew/ (with account and password)

BNU Exchange Program Coordinator

Fan Min (for students from European, Asian, and Oceanian universities)
e-mail: HYPERLINK “mailto:fanmin@bnu.edu.cn” fanmin@bnu.edu.cn
Tel: 86-10-58800305
Fax: 86-10-58800823

Megan Gao (for Students from U.S. and Canadian Universities)
e-mail: HYPERLINK “mailto:grj1015@mail.bnu.edu.cn” grj1015@mail.bnu.edu.cn
Tel: 86-10-58802986
Fax: 86-10-58800823

For information for International Students of Beijing Normal University, please visit: www.bnulxsh.com