Dear Students, welcome to Beijing Foreign Studies University. Below is some important information about your study at BFSU. Please read it carefully.
1. Arrival: Pick-up at the airport
a. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on February 28th and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 1st, BFSU staff will wait at the Exit for International Arrival at Terminal 3 to assist you with transportation to campus. On February 28th the school bus will leave the airport at 10:30 am, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. On March 1st the school bus will leave the airport at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
(The BFSU staff will hold a sign and wait at the Exit for International Arrival at Terminal 3.)
b. If you do not arrive on February 28th or March 1st, there are two ways to go to BFSU.
1) You can take the airport shuttle bus to Gong Zhu Fen (Line 4) and get off at Suzhou Qiao. BFSU is 300 meters south of this stop. If you’re not confident in your oral Chinese or you have too much luggage, this may not be a good choice.
2) Right out of the airport there is a Taxi Stand. Make sure that you get into a taxi at the taxi stand. Please get off at Beijing Foreign Studies University (Bei Jing Wai Guo Yu Da Xue, Xisanhuan Beilu No.2, Haidianqu). It will cost you about 150 RMB to take a taxi to BFSU (40 km) Don’t forget to ask for the receipt (fa piao) to verify the bill.
a. Students need to take all the required materials (original copies only) and register in person.
b. Dates and times: February 28th and March 1st, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
c. Place: Student Service Centre, First Floor of Student Centre Building, East Campus. (See map) Tel: 88816549
d. Materials Required: Admission Notice, JW201/202 Form, Passport (original copies of the above), Signed Letter of Commitment, four two-inch photos (white background). If you have completed the physical examination in your home country, please bring all the physical examination records and other relevant materials (original copies only) with you. Those who live off campus please bring Registration Form of Temporary Residence.
a. All overseas students who study in BFSU for one semester or longer should purchase Comprehensive Insurance for Foreigners Staying in China (including Medical Insurance for Accidental Injury, Hospitalization and Medical Insurance). The Insurance can be purchased from the assigned Insurance Company. The fee is 300 RMB for one semester and 600 RMB for one academic year. Overseas students without this insurance cannot register at BFSU.
b. Insurance can be purchased on spot upon registration, or online before registration. For online buying please see instructions attached.
a. BFSU tries to help in arranging on-campus dormitory (bed). For new students, BFSU does not accept dormitory reservation for the first semester and will arrange rooms for students. For the second semester, students can choose room types (single room or double room).
b. There is a room deposit fee of 400 RMB upon checking in. You will get the refund while checking out.
c. If you live off campus, you have to find the accommodation in advance. You need to go and register at the local police station with your landlord to get the Registration Form of Temporary Residence within 24 hours after you move in. Students living off campus must provide legal residence certificates. Otherwise, you are not allowed to register at BFSU and the public security authorities will not conduct any visa procedure.
a. You can pay the tuition fee by semester or academic year. (Student from Non-Chinese degree program must pay by academic year.) All the fees will be charged according to the RMB price. You can either pay the tuition fee upon registration or transfer money to BFSU’s bank account prior to your coming. If you choose to make a bank transfer, please keep the transaction receipt and present it to us upon registration. If you fail to pay the full amount without BFSU approval, you will not be able to register at BFSU.
b. For newly enrolled students, if you drop out within one week due to personal reasons, we will give you a full refund of the tuition fee. If you drop out within two weeks, we will keep 20% of the tuition fee and return the rest to you. If you drop out within four weeks, we will keep 50% of the tuition fee and return the rest to you. No tuition fee will be refunded if you drop out after four weeks (from the first day of registration). The application fee will in no case be refunded.
c. If you pay the accommodation fee by semester, you will enjoy a discount.
d. If you check out due to personal reasons in the middle of a semester, accommodation fee will be recalculated: the normal daily price times the exact number of days you live on campus. You can get a refund of the money left.
e. BFSU’s bank account:
Beneficiary: BEIJING FOREIGN STUDIES UNIVERSITY LB
Bank: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA
BEIJING MUNICIPAL BRANCH
ZIZHUYUAN BANKING OFFICE
Account No.: 0200007609026402172
Swift code: ICBKCNBJBJM
a. International students must apply for an X1 or X2 student visa before coming to China (for details please consult Chinese Embassy in your country). According to Chinese laws, students holding an X1 visa must apply for a Student Residence Permit within 30 days of entry into China. Otherwise, they will be considered as illegal residents and be liable to a fine of a maximum amount of 10000 RMB. They can even be expelled out of China.
b. About physical examination: Students holding an X1 visa must go to the China Health Quarantine Department below to receive a physical examination. If you have completed the physical examination in your home country, you must still go there to have your physical examination records (original copies only) verified. Remember: Immediately after having got your physical examination report, you must come to BFSU Overseas Students Affairs Office to apply for the Student Residence Permit.
Name: Beijing International Travel Healthcare Centre Haidian Clinic
Address: No 10 Dezheng Road, Xi’bei’wang town, Haidian District
Time: 8:30-11:15 am From Monday to Friday
1) No breakfast before the physical examination.
2) Please bring passport, two two-inch color photos, and the original and a copy of JW202 form and Admission Notice.
c. Price (only for reference): For Student Residence Permit, 400 RMB per 6 months, 800 RMB per 12 months. For physical examination, it varies from 0 to 400 RMB according to the healthcare center.
d. Students holding an X2 visa do not need the physical examination.
e. If you are unable to apply for an X1 or X2 visa under exceptional circumstances, please contact BFSU Overseas Students Affairs Office by email: firstname.lastname@example.org before entering China. If you have entered China, please bring your passport to BFSU Overseas Students Affairs Office for consultation.
Overseas Student Affairs Office
Beijing Foreign Studies University