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Beijing Language and Culture University - BLCU


BLCU has the most qualified teaching faculties of its kind in the area of teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreigners.

Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) was founded in 1962. It is the only international university in China with its main task set at teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreign students. Meanwhile it also undertakes the tasks of teaching foreign languages as well as Chinese, computer science and technology, finance and accountancy to Chinese students, providing training courses for teachers specialized in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, and offering predeparture language training to candidates intending to go abroad.

BLCU has the longest history, the largest scope, and the most qualified teaching faculties of its kind in the area of teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreigners. Over the past 40 years since its establishment, the university has trained hundreds of thousands of foreign students who are proficient in Chinese and familiar with the Chinese culture, from over 160 countries and regions in the world. And it has a full-time teaching staff of more than 800. BLCU comprises of 11 teaching units and 13 research institutions, with the number of teaching and administrative staff totaled 1425, including 829 in teaching and researching, 303 of which have advanced titles.

At present, BLCU has 9 doctoral programs, 24 postgraduate programs, and 16 undergraduate programs, including 1 national key discipline, 2 municipal key disciplines, and 1 humanities and social sciences key research base of regular universities designated by the Ministry of Education. The education scope covers a wide range of fields, including literature, economics, history, law, engineering, education, and management. Now there are over 13,000 students in the university, including 9,000 foreigners and 4,000 Chinese. BLCU2BLCU always attaches great importance to international exchanges and co-operations.

With the expansion of China’s exchanges and co-operations with other countries, the university is also increasing its co-operations and exchanges with numerous foreign countries, and right now it has built partnerships with 157 universities from 31 countries in the world. Joint teaching centers have been established in some other provinces and cities of the country, and the overseas branch schools have been set up in the Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand as remarkable results of education extending. And all this helps in accumulating experiences in further improvement. The beautiful garden-like campus located in the Zhongguancun Science and Technology Zone and covering an area of 38 hectares, provides a quiet and comfortable learning environment. It has more than 40 fully equipped language labs and multi-media classrooms, including some exclusively designed for phonetic training.

All classrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with modern aural comprehension training facilities. BLCU paid special attention on combining improvement of student’s living conditions with beautification of environment. Upon entering the dorm area, you will feel like strolling in a garden, for some scenic spots highly endowed with cultural characteristics have been set up around the dorm area for students to relax and study. The dorm area has access to Internet through an Internet Bar, which facilitates information surfing and acquisition, and also, keeping in touch with near and far.

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