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Beijing Normal University evolved from the College of Education of the Metropolitan University, founded in 1902. In 1923, it was named Beijing Normal University and was established as a teacher training institution. With over 16,000 students enrolled including 2,000 international students, it's one of China's top comprehensive research-oriented universities. At present, BNU has 22 schools, 6 departments, 14 research institutes and a number of research centers.
This program focuses on Chinese language, culture, education, economic development, and international business. No previous Chinese language study required.
You will be studying in the capitol city of China, Beijing. This is one of the most populous cities in China, and in the world. Beijing is renowned for its palaces, temples, and huge stone walls and gates. Home to many universities and art treasures, this city is a center of culture and art.
HOUSING & MEALS
Students are housed in double-occupancy dormitories and student apartments. Each building has kitchens for students to access. There are many canteens, restaurants and take-out windows on and around campus which offers students a large variety.
EXCURSIONS and ACTIVITIES
The International Office at BNU coordinates various excursions throughout the semester for international students. Past excursions and activities have been to the Great Wall of China and enjoying Chinese Kongfu.
Meet with a peer adviser about the program. Check the link to see which programs have peer advisers this semester.
Schedule a general advising appointment with CIE staff by calling 715-836-4411.
Get some video advice from past peer advisers about study abroad. Scroll down
View online info session “First Steps to Study Abroad”.
Students will take Chinese language courses at the appropriate level or advanced courses in English. To learn about eligibility requirements, academic offerings, and the academic calendar; click here: Academics - China, Beijing
Below you will find more information on program costs:Spring 2014, Fall 2013, and Academic Year 13-14
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, read the application instructions on the How to Apply Page. Then return to this program brochure page, and click the 'apply now' button at the top of the page.