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                                                      School of Asian Studies

Introduction

Founded in 1961, School of Asian and African Studies of BFSU (previously named as “Department of Asian and African Languages”) is well known for its teaching and research specialties in Asian and African Languages and Literature, Asian and African Area Studies and Translation Theory & Practice. In September 2019, School of Asian Studies was founded after School of Asian and African Studies was expanded to be School of Asian Studies and School of African Studies. Currently, School of Asian Studies offers 23 foreign language programs for Bachelor Degrees, including Korean, Thai, Malay, Turkish, and etc.As one of the oldest and largest schools among all the Foreign Languages Universities over the country, School of Asian Studies has already made the declaration for 30 Asian Languages on the record.

Approved by The Ministry of Education, the National Non-Common Languages Undergraduate Personnel Training Bases was established at the Department of Asian and African Languages in 2001, and incorporated into the “The Project of Higher Education Reform in the New Century”. In April 2007, approved by The Ministry of Education and the Beijing Municipal Government, School of Asian and African Studies became the characteristic specialty key department for Higher Education at the same year.

Up to now, School of Asian Studies has established several Academic Research and Cultural Exchange Organizations, including Center for ROK And DPRK Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center For South Asian Studies, Center For West Asian Studies, Center for Sri Lankan Studies, Indonesia Center, Center for Iranian Culture, Center for Vietnamese Studies, Center for Khmer Studies, Center for Lao Studies, and etc. The School also publishes Academic Journals including Journal of Asian and African Studies, and etc.

Faculty

School of Asian Studies owns a group of professional faculties. They are not only with rich teaching experiences, but also enthusiastic about the career in non-common languages teaching. Currently, there are 61 Chinese teachers in the School, where 40% of them are Professors and Associate Professors; 75% of them own Doctoral Degrees in the areas of Asian Languages and Literature, Political Science, Philosophy, Law, History, Arts and many other research fields. Each year, the School recruits over 20 foreign experts to teach relevant majors, and invites several Chinese or Overseas Scholars to serve as visiting professors and discipline consultants.

General Students

Major

Thai, Malay, Korean, Lao, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Burmese, Turkish, Indonesian, Sinhala, Hebrew, Persian, Hindi, Urdu, Filipino, Sanskrit and Pali, Nepali, Bengali, Tamil, Mongolian, Armenian, Azerbaijani

Study Period

0.5-1 Year

Requirements

1.18 Years Old and above

2.High School Graduated

3.HSK Level 5, scores over 180

4.Zero-startersonly need speaking test

5.Non Zero-starters need both speaking and writing test

Application Materials

1.Completed Application form

2.Custody Release Form (Please download online, fill in and upload.)

3.Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

4.Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

5.Copy of passport, 2-inches photos (3)

6.Copy of HSK Certificate

7.Certificate of Latest Academic Degree / Pre-graduation Certificate, Transcript (Copy If the documents are written neither in Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

8.Visa page (for applicants currently studying in a university in China)

9.Study certificate(for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

10.School transfer certificate or School withdrawal certificate (for applicants currently studying for degrees in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

11.Recommendation letter and academic transcript from your current university (for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

Exam Methods

Speaking

Writing

Exam Time

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Exam Content

Speaking Test for ChineseóRelevant Languages

Writing Test for ChineseóRelevant Languages

Advanced Students

Major

“Translation Theory and Practice” Project including: Chinese-Korean, Chinese-Vietnamese, Chinese-Lao, Chinese-Burmese, Chinese-Thai, Chinese-Malay, Chinese-Sinhala, Chinese-Turkish, Chinese-Cambodian, Chinese-Indonesian, Chinese-Hebrew, Chinese-Persian, Chinese-Hindi, Chinese-Urdu, Chinese-Filipino, Chinese-Sanskrit and Pali, Chinese-Nepali, Chinese-Bengali, Chinese-Tamil, Chinese-Mongolian, Chinese-Armenian, Chinese-Azerbaijani

Study Period

0.5-1 Year

Requirements

1.With Doctor Degree or Above

2.HSK Level 6, scores over 210

Application Materials

1.Completed Application form

2.Custody Release Form (Please download online, fill in and upload.)

3.Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

4.Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

5.Copy of passport, 2-inches photos (3)

6.Copy of HSK Certificate

7.Certificate of Latest Academic Degree / Pre-graduation Certificate, Transcript (Copy If the documents are written neither in Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

8.Recommendation Letters from 2 previous teachers

9.Visa page (for applicants currently studying in a university in China)

10.Study certificate(for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

11.School transfer certificate or School withdrawal certificate (for applicants currently studying for degrees in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

12.Recommendation letter and academic transcript from your current university (for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

Exam Methods

Speaking

Writing

Exam Time

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Exam Content

Speaking Test for ChineseóRelevant Languages

Writing Test for ChineseóRelevant Languages

Bachelor Degree Program

Major

Korean, Filipino, Burmese, Sanskrit and Pali, Sinhala, Thai, Indonesian, Lao, Persian

Study Period

4 Years

Requirements

1.18 Years Old and above

2.High School Graduated

3.HSK Level 5, scores over 180

Application Materials

1.Completed Application form

2.Custody Release Form (Please download online, fill in and upload.)

3.Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

4.Copy of passport photo page, 2-inches photos (3)

5.Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

6.Certificate of Latest Academic Degree / Pre-graduation Certificate, Transcript (Copy If the documents are written neither in Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

7.Copy of HSK Certificate

8.Visa page (for applicants currently studying in a university in China)

9.Study certificate(for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

10.School transfer certificate or School withdrawal certificate (for applicants currently studying for degrees in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

11.Recommendation letter and academic transcript from your current university (for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

Exam Methods

Speaking

Writing

Exam Time

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Master Degree Program

Major

1.Asian and African Languages and Literature (Lao, Sinhala, Persian, Malay, Hindi, Burmese, Vietnamese, Filipino, Sanskrit and Pali)

Research Direction: Foreign Languages and Literature (Hindi, Malay, Persian, Burmese);Socio-cultural Studies (Society and Culture in Vietnam, Society and Culture in Philippines, Society and Culture in Sri Lanka, Society and Culture in Burma, Society and Culture in Laos, Society and Culture in Ancient India)

2.Asian and African Area Studies

Research Direction: Southeast Asia Area Studies, South Asia Area Studies,West Asia Area Studies

3.MTI: Interpretation in Korean, Translation in Thai

Study Period

2 Years for MTI; 3 years for others

Requirements

1.With Bachelor Degree or Above

2.HSK Level 6, scores over 180

Application Materials

1.Completed Application form

2.Copy of passport photo page, 2-inches photos (3)

3.Custody Release Form (Please download online, fill in and upload.)

4.Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

5.Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

6.Certificate of Latest Academic Degree / Pre-graduation Certificate, Transcript (Copy If the documents are written neither in Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

7.Recommendation Letters from 2former associate professors/professors or with similar qualifications

8.Copy of HSK Certificate

9.CV (800 words or over in Chinese or the taught language of your program)

10.Detailed Research Plan(1500 words or over in Chinese or the taught language of your program)

11.Visa page (for applicants currently studying in a university in China)

12.Study certificate(for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

13.School transfer certificate or School withdrawal certificate (for applicants currently studying for degrees in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

14.Recommendation letter and academic transcript from your current university (for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

Doctoral Degree Program

Major

Asian and African Languages and Literature

Research Direction: Sino-Korean Modern Literature Comparative Studies, Korean Language Translation Studies, Southeast Asian Politics and Law, Oriental Culture Studies, Korean-Sino Translation Studies, Sino-Korean Cultural Exchanges History Studies

Study Period

3 Years

Requirements

1.With Master Degree or Above

2.HSK Level 6, scores over 210

Application Materials

1.Completed Application form

2.Copy of passport photo page, 2-inches photos (3)

3.Custody Release Form (Please download online, fill in and upload.)

4.Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

5.Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

6.Certificate of Latest Academic Degree / Pre-graduation Certificate, Transcript (CopyIf the documents are written neither in Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

7.Recommendation Letters from 2former associate professors/professors or with similar qualifications

8.Copy of HSK Certificate

9.CV (800 words or over in Chinese or the taught language of your program)

10.Detailed Research Plan(3000 words or over in Chinese or the taught language of your program)

11.Visa page (for applicants currently studying in a university in China)

12.Study certificate(for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

13.School transfer certificate or School withdrawal certificate (for applicants currently studying for degrees in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

14.Recommendation letter and academic transcript from your current university (for applicants currently studying in a university in China Please upload to the file entitled “other attachment”.)

Exam Methods

Speaking

Writing

Exam Time

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Informed by School of Asian Studies

Exam Content

Speaking & Writing

Website

https://aa.bfsu.edu.cn/

Contact Person

Associate Prof. GU Jiayun (Mr.)

Contact Information

E-mail:gujiayun@bfsu.edu.cn

Telephone:010-88816325

Contacts

Major

Telephone

Major

Telephone

Korean

010-88816711

Urdu

010-88818169

Vietnamese

010-88817737

Hindi

010-88818589

Laotian

010-88816445

Persian

010-88818579

Cambodian

010-88816449

Hebrew

010-88818567

Burmese

010-88816641

Turkish

010-88816134

Thai

010-88817911

Sinhala

010-88816944

Indonesian

010-88816124

Filipino

010-88818359

Malay

010-88816494

Administrative Office

010-88816325