Beijing International Studies University (BISU)

北京第二外国语学院 Běijīng Dì èr Wàiguóyǔ Xuéyuàn

Beijing International Studies University (BISU, the former Beijing Second Foreign Languages Institute) was founded in 1964 thanks to China's late Premier Zhou En Lai's great care.

Following the policy of providing higher education for its students on a multi-level-and-purpose basis, the university offers 23 special areas of study for undergraduate students majoring in English, Japanese, Russian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Korean, Translation and Interpreting,Tourism Management (including second Bachelor's degree), Marketing, Accounting Management, Expo Economy and Management, International Economics and Trade (including second Bachelor's degree), Finance, Chinese Language and Literature, Journalism, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, International Politics, Science of Law, and the Chinese Language (for international students).

The school enjoys a rational and well-structured composition of teaching faculty and technical support staff in terms of age, academic degrees, areas of specialization, and academic titles. Of the total of 800-plus teachers and support staff members, over 200 teachers are professors and associate professors. Most of the teachers have studied abroad, either for a degree or for further pursuance in the chosen subjects. The university also keeps each year over 60 foreign teachers on its faculty. More than 120 part-time guest professors are regularly invited every year as well.

To promote students' all-round development in terms of morality, intelligence, health and virtues, the university, adhering to its spirit of Virtue, Perseverance, Enlightenment and Competition, attaches importance to the cultivation of students' overall qualities and professional ethics by practicing the principle of combining theory with practice, and combining book knowledge with practical skills.

The university enjoys an environmentally good campus, and it is conveniently located in Chaoyang District of Beijing, adjoining the famous Beijing CBD (Central Business District).

Beijing International Studies University is in Dingfuzhuang Nan Li 1#, Chao Yang District, nearby Communication University of China. The price of dormitory is about 14,000RMB per semester.

-Dormitories are limited. Book in advance.

-To rent off the campus is allowed.

-24 hours check-in service and reception service. If you arrive at night, inform the college in advance, because No.7 Building has Door Guard.

-A week moving in before registration is allowed.

-Hotel in the No 8 Building, Tel: 010-65778311.

-Both registration or checked in is ok.

-Payment methods for tuition fee and other fees: Cash, UnionPay card.

Main Campus

Beijing International Studies University accepts both Degree Students and Language Students. In the Northeastern corner of Beijing city, Chao Yang District is a Multi-cultural place with people from all over the world. Subway Batong Line is within walk



International Student Apartment No.2 is prepared for International Students who study in Beijing International Studies University.

Student rooms charged with 14000 RMB one semester: new dormitory with kitchen, with wardrobe, desk, chair, equip

-The dormitory with independent toilet that can take a shower, kitchen in the dormitory.

-Air conditioner, NI, TV, bedding article, and etc.

-You should pay the cost of the network.

-Free Of Water and Electricity Rate.


-You can pay accommodation fee by semester.

-Accommodation Fee Payment Method: Cash only, UnionPay Card.

Room Price

Double Room - 7560/semester

Degrees Offered:
Non-Degree Chinese Language Programs: 680
Undergraduate Degrees Taught in Chinese: 0
Undergraduate Degrees Taught in English: 0
Graduate Degrees Taught in Chinese:
Graduate Degrees Taught in English: 1070
Student Population:
Undergraduate Students: September, March
Graduate Students: Undergraduate - 1, Postgraduate - 3, Language - 4
Foreign Students: