Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) 


top General Information


Street:2 Xisanhuan Beilu
Haidian District


Post Code:100089

Tel.:+86(10) 88816215

Fax:+86(10) 88813144


Institution Funding



Founded 1941 as Yan‘an School of Foreign Languages. Renamed Beijing Foreign Languages Institute 1949. Merger with Beijing Russian Institute 1959. Acquired present status and title 1994. A “Project 211” and “Project 985” university.

Academic Year

September to July (September-January; February-July)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from senior middle school and entrance examination



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Han Zhen

Job title:President

top Divisions

Centre : Japanese Studies

Fields of study:Japanese

College : Continuing Education

Fields of study:Continuing Education

More details:CEC

College : Training

Fields of study:Teacher Training

Department/Division : Afro-Asian Languages

Fields of study:African Languages, Oriental Languages

Department/Division : Arabic

Fields of study:Arabic

Department/Division : Computer Science

Fields of study:Computer Science

Department/Division : French

Fields of study:French

Department/Division : German

Fields of study:German

Department/Division : Japanese

Fields of study:Japanese

Department/Division : Physical Education

Fields of study:Physical Education

Department/Division : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Social Sciences

Department/Division : Spanish and Portuguese

Fields of study:Portuguese, Spanish

Graduate School : Translation and Interpretation

Fields of study:Translation and Interpretation

Institute : Online Education

Fields of study:Distance Education

School : Asian and African Studies

Fields of study:African Studies, Asian Studies

School : Chinese Language and Literature

Fields of study:Chinese, Literature

School : English and International Studies

Fields of study:English, International Studies

School : English for Specific Purposes

Fields of study:English

More details:SESP

School : European Languages and Cultures

Fields of study:European Languages

More details:SELC

School : International Business

Fields of study:International Business

School : International Relations and Diplomacy

Fields of study:International Relations

School : Law

Fields of study:Law

School : Philosophy and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Philosophy, Social Sciences

School : Russian

Fields of study:Russian

top Degrees

Xueshi Xuewei

Shuoshi Xuewei


Fields of study:Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Linguistics, Literature, Translation and Interpretation

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Foreign Studies Centre

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


English Learning

Foreign Language Teaching and Research

Foreign Literatures

Russian Art and Literature

Russian Learning

Updated on 21-02-2013