Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU)
Beijing Foreign Studies University is a key university under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. It has the longest history among universities of its kind in China, and offers a complete range of degrees, diplomas and programs at various levels, and the largest number of foreign language programs in the country. Among its over 7,000 registered students, there are around 5,000 international students. In June 2001, BFSU?s 10th Five Year Plan programs and its 211 Project programs were reviewed and accepted by the Ministry of Education, after which it became one of the 100 key universities entitled to special development funding from the Central Government in the 21st century. Over the past 60 years, BFSU has educated over 60,000 talented foreign languages students, and hence has evolved into an important training base for diplomacy; foreign trade; finance; translation; journalism; culture, and education.
BFSU takes pride in its permanent and contracted high calibre academic members in the many faculties and age groups. Among its permanent teaching and administrative staff of over 1,400, there are more than 600 faculty members, over 300 of whom are professors and associate professors, and over 200 assistant professors. The University also employs more than 110 foreign experts and instructors every year.
BFSU was authorized by the Ministry Of Education, China to establish the Institute of Online Education, BFSU (BeiwaiOnline) in 2000.
BeiwaiOnline which offers BFSU language programs online,has superior expertise in delivering online language education, and has become one of the largest online educational institutes in China, with highly efficient and effective teaching and administration systems, diverse educational projects, comprehensive learning resources, use of advance technology. It has received multiple awards for its programs. The institute is advancing on its goal of making BFSU the best in China, and a first-class institution in the world of online language education.
Partnership with U21Global in China
U21Global is proud to be in partnership with BFSU in China.
U21Global?s operations are supported strongly by BFSU through this strategic collaboration. Our partnership is represented in various aspects of cooperation;
- Joint marketing efforts
- BFSU represents U21Global locally throughout China, and takes the lead in driving our marketing efforts. Together, we will develop, support and strengthen both our brands, and our leadership in the space of eLearning and online pedagogy.
- Joint student recruitment exercises, and student support for Chinese
- Our team is physically located in the campus in BFSU?s Beijing campus, and handles all student enquiries, recruitment, applications and admissions processes for U21Global?s Chinese students.
- Our team will also support all Chinese students? needs and help them succeed in completing their programmes in U21Global.
- The team will strategise and develop a plan to understand, and serve the educational needs of corporations, and organisations in China.
- Joint research opportunities
- U21Global and BFSU are committed to explore joint-research opportunities to further enhance our academic knowledge, in particular, the areas of globalised higher education, and academically-sound online pedagogy. U21Global will facilitate other research opportunities with the U21 network of universities as and when appropriate.
- As leaders in the area of online learning and teaching, U21Global and BFSU are commitment to further develop online education through the open sharing of knowledge and best practices.
- Joint academic programmes
- U21Global and BFSU will explore areas of possible collaboration to offer joint-degrees to the Chinese and international markets.
Through this strategic partnership, all faculty, students and alumni members of BFSU and Beiwai Online are entitled to study grants to pursue their higher education at U21Global.
Room 113, International School of Business Building,
Beijing Foreign Studies University