What can I study?
Beihang is one of the first Chinese universities to offer postgraduate programmes in English for international students. Currently, over 250 of our courses can be taught in English. At the undergraduate level, seven subject areas offer English-taught courses. More choices are available at the postgraduate level.
Incoming exchange students can select courses across a range of subject areas and are not restricted to courses only in their major. It is also possible for undergraduate exchange students to choose courses from postgraduate programmes, and vice versa. However, courses are taught only once a year, either in the spring semester or in the autumn semester. One credit at Beihang generally equals to 16 hours of lecture time, around 2 – 2.5 ECTS credits.
In parallel with your regular studies, you can take Chinese language courses for 4 to 20 hours, depending on your proficiency level. Application for such courses takes place on arrival.
Exchange students are welcome to do final-year projects or research internships supervised by our professors. Available opportunities can be found in the brochure, compiled annually by the International Division. Applicants should first contact their prospective supervisors by sending their CV and motivation letter while copying firstname.lastname@example.org. With all resources at hand, if you still have difficulty in matching professors, please request for help from the International Team.
Apply for an exchange
▫ Step 1: Speak to your home university's exchange coordinator
Contact the coordinator for exchange programs at your home university and find out the steps you need to follow in order to be nominated for exchange to Beihang.
▫ Step 2: Submit your application to Beihang
Your home university coordinator should send to the program manager of the corresponding region: a recommendation list (xls. format), and a single PDF file containing the other documents. Please kindly note that late applications will not be considered and no hard copy is required.
3) Study Plan
4) Curriculum Vitae
5) Copy of Passport
6) Official Transcript
▫ Step 3: Wait for confirmation
After receiving your completed application, another unit – the International School will evaluate your documents and decide if they can admit you.
If you qualify, we will mail the package to your home university coordinator within two months. It will include an admission notice, a supporting document for visa application, and a detailed guide.
The International Division provides strong buddy support for each incoming exchange student. Around one month before you come to Beihang, you will be introduced to a local student, who can pick you up at the airport and explore Beijing together with you, among many other activities supported by our Buddy Program.
Prepare for Beihang
When you receive the admission package, please start to apply for a Chinese visa and read the Guide for further instructions. We would like to highlight the following information:
Tuition fees are to be paid by exchange students to home university only. However, you should cover your own expenses as follows: travel, accommodation, food, books and teaching materials, insurance and other associated costs. After arrival, you will be required to register for Comprehensive Insurance & Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China.
Normally, exchange students can apply for on-campus housing by submitting the Application Form for International Student Dormitory. The form must be sent to email@example.com as soon as the student receives a confirmation of admission from Beihang. The available option is double-occupancy bedroom with bathroom at the International Student Dormitory (Building 10, Da Yun Cun). It is not possible to apply for single rooms.
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