Introduction

Province: Beijing
City: Beijing
Founding Year: 1951
School Attribute: Finance and Economics
School Type: Affiliated colleges and universities
Number of majors taught in English: 31
Number of enrolled students: 16000
Number of international students: 10254
School Classification:211,National key university,
International Outlook:
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The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), founded in 1951, is a multi-disciplinary and national key university with economics, management, law, literature and science as its core academic areas of expertise. Since its foundation, UIBE has been steadfast in living up to its motto of "Erudition, Honesty, Endeavor and Perfection" through constant diligence and innovation. At present, UIBE consists of 15 academic schools, a Graduate School, a Department of Physical Education and a Department of Culture and Art, offering over 1405 undergraduate courses, 875 postgraduate courses, and 109 doctoral courses. In 1989, UIBE became the first university in China to have a Board of Trustees, with its members from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (predecessor of the Ministry of Commerce), state-owned international trading companies, Chinese Customs, the Bank of China, the People's Insurance Company of China, and the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Li Lanqing, the former Vice–Premier of the State Council, took the chair for its first session, and Ms. WU Yi, the former Vice-Premier of the State Council, chaired the Board for its second session. UIBE plays a leading role in the development of international alliance with universities around the world. Currently, UIBE has established partnerships with over 160 overseas universities and international organizations.

Dominant Discipline

UIBE is a multi-disciplinary financial and foreign language university featuring International Economics and Trade, Law (International Economic Law) , Finance, Business Administration and Foreign Ganguages (BFI)

Campus scenery

Admission
SIE is an institution at UIBE to recruit and supervise foreign students. SIE’s responsibilities involve publicizing international education program, receiving consultation, recruiting overseas students, taking charge of students’ education information and providing assistance to students’ daily life. Meanwhile, SIE provides training programs in various languages, such as “An Introduction to Chinese” and “Business Chinese” to all kinds of communities, firms and individuals. Refresher courses like “China Economy and Culture” are offered as well.
 
At the moment, over 2300 foreign students from more than 90 countries and areas are studying at UIBE, about 1400 of who are studying for a degree while the other 900, for languages and various advanced studies. In addition, a large number of communities and individual students come to UIBE for a visit or short-term studies. Till now, thousands of foreign students have studied at UIBE, which provides them with not only a chance to improve Chinese proficiency, but also specialized knowledge in terms of Chinese culture, economy and trade. Many graduated students have been cadre forces in their countries’ cultural communication and economic interaction with China.
 
SIE consists of an Administrative Office, Admissions Office, Student Affairs Office, Offices of Academic Affairs and Administration, Office for Degree Education. All faculties are specialized, experienced, responsible and innovative.
 
Bachelor Offered in Chinese
 
1. Majors
    International Economics and Trade, Economics (Transportation and Logistics),
    Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, Law, Finance,
    International Risk Management, E-Business,
    International Economics and Trade Administration,
    Chinese Language and Literature, Business English, International Politics.
2. Length of schooling
    4 academic years
3. Academic Calendar
    Fall semester: March 1~ July 15
    Spring semester: September 1~ January 15
4. Tuition and Fees
    1) Application fee: RMB 660
    2) RMB 23200 per year for Chinese Language and Literature
        RMB 24800 per year for the other majors in Chinese
Tuition must be paid in full at registration for the first academic year, and in the following years it is paid by semester.
 
Bachelor Offered in English
 
1. Majors
    Economics, International Trade, Finance, Logistics,
    International Financial Management
2. Length of schooling
    4 academic years
3. Academic Calendar
    Fall semester, 2008-2009: August 25~December 19
    Spring semester, 2008: January 5~May 15
    Summer semester, 2008: May 18~July 17
* The academic arrangement should refer to the Admission Letter.
4. Tuition and Fees
Tuition Fees
Degree students should pay for a year on registration dates of each fall semester. The tuition fee is RMB 49,750/year.
Non-degree students should pay for the chosen credits during registration of schooling semester. The tuition fee is RMB 1,800/credit.
Application Fees: RMB 660
Application fee should be paid by bank account or by cash personally during application period.
 
Master Offered in Chinese
 
1. Majors
    International Trade, Finance, Accounting, Business Management,
    Business Administration (MBA), Law, Business English,
    Sino-Korean Simultaneous Interpretation,
    International Economics and Trade Administration, International Risk Management,
2. Length of schooling
    2 academic years
3. Academic Calendar
    Fall semester: March 1~ July 15
    Spring semester: September 1~ January 15
4. Remedial Courses
In order to help students adapt to the Chinese academic environment as quickly as possible, UIBE offers remedial classes for students to improve their Chinese level In their specific major. In order to participate in these remedial classes, all students admitted into the master programs offered in Chinese must arrive at UIBE IN THE SPRING SEMESTER (March-July) before they begin their Master program the following September. These remedial classes are not included in the credits leading to the Master's Degree.
5. Tuition and Fees
    1) Application fee: RMB 660
    2) RMB 11600 for Remedial Courses
    3) RMB 45000 per year for Sino-Korean Simultaneous Interpretation RMB 29800 per
        year for the other majors
Tuition must be paid in full at registration for the first academic year, and in the following years it is paid by semester.
 
Master Offered in English
 
1. Majors
    Applied Economics, International Business, MBA, International Development
2. Length of schooling
    2 academic years
3. Academic Calendar
    Fall semester: August last third of the month ~December last third of the month
    Spring semester: January first third of a month ~May first third of a month
4. Tuition and Fees
    1) Application fee: RMB 660
    2) RMB 2680 per credit for the majors offered in English
For the first academic semester, students required to pay 50,000 RMB for tuition and fees. The second academic semester, the students are required to pay all the other tuition.
 
Doctoral Offered in Chinese
 
1. Majors
    Business Management (Strategic Management and Multinational Operation,
    International Marketing, Organizational Transform and Corporate Governance,
    Accounting and Financial Management), Economics (International Economics,
     Finance, Industrial Economics), Finance, Law, World Economy
2. Length of schooling
    3-4 academic years
3. Academic Calendar
    Spring semester: March 1~ July 15
    Fall semester: September 1~ January 15
4. Tuition and Fees
    1) Application fee: RMB 660
    2) RMB 33000 per year for the major of Law RMB 29800 per year for the other majors
Tuition must be paid in full at registration for the first academic year, and in the following years it is paid by semester.
 
Doctoral Offered in English
 
1. Majors
    Economics (International Economics, Finance, Industrial Economics)
2. Length of schooling
    3-4 academic years
3. Academic Calendar
    Fall semester: September 1~January 15
    Spring semester: March 1~ July 15
4. Tuition and Fees
    1) Application fee: RMB 660
    2) RMB 2680 per credit for the majors offered in English
For the first academic semester, students required to pay 50,000 RMB for tuition and fees. The second academic semester, the students are required to pay all the other tuition.
 
Common Chinese Language Training Programs
 
1. Curriculum provision
    Elementary Chinese
This program is divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced levels with each level further divided into 3 levels to allow students at similar Chinese levels to be grouped together. Each class consists of 8-15 students.
The curriculum focuses on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, modern grammar and essay writing. The program normally takes 2-3 semesters to complete and at the end of the program, beginners reach a higher Chinese proficiency level.
    Business Chinese
The program is divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced levels with each level further divided into 2-4 classes of 8-15 students each at a similar Chinese level. Students should already have a firm grasp of basic Chinese before starting the business Chinese program. The curriculum aims at improving students' spoken and listening proficiency in business Chinese, and teaching business writing, and newspaper reading. The program normally takes 2-3 semesters to complete and at the end of the program students would be able to attain higher Chinese proficiency level in business environment.
2. Academic Calendar
    Fall semester: September 1~January 10
    Spring semester: March 1~ July 10
3. Certificate
Students who have completed all the courses and passed all the course examinations will be granted a certificate of completion.
4. Tuition and Fees
    1) Application fee: RMB 660
    2) Tuition fee of Elementary Chinese and Business Chinese for the first semester is RMB 9900 and RMB 9100 for each subsequent semester.
 
Short-Term Training Program
 
1. SHORT-TERM BUSINESS STUDIES
In this short-term program that lasts 4 weeks, students may choose 4 courses including Chinese politics, society, economy and culture. This program will not open until there are at least 10 students applying. At the end of the program, the students will receive a certificate of completion from UIBE. At leisure, UIBE also organizes trips to companies or historical sites such as places in Xi'an, Dunhuang, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai ,Hong Kong, Macao and so on. The tuition fees and expenses for visiting and trips will be charged according to the specific curriculum and traveling lines.
2. SHORT-TERM CHINESE TRAINING PROGRAMS
Short-term Chinese programs vary from 4 to 6 weeks, and the courses focus on developing speaking and listening skills. The courses will cater to the students' different Chinese language levels. Besides classroom instruction, the program also offers lectures on Chinese culture, history, business, and economics in English, Korean or Japanese. The Chinese language classes are held in the morning for a total of 15 hours per week. Lectures and historical sites visits will be arranged in the afternoon. During weekends, the program may arrange field trips in Beijing or nearby regions. For groups of 10 or more students, a class may start at any time and the tuition of Chinese language training for each student is RMB 3600 for 4 weeks and RMB 5400 for 6 weeks. UIBE will issue a certificate to each student after completion. Application shall begin at least 3 months in advance.
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