City: Beijing Country: China
Peking University Website
- Is considered to be one of the best universities in China
- Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan"(the garden of Yan), is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 2,743,532 square metres (or 274 hectares). It stands near to the Yuanmingyuan Garden and the Summer Palace.
- Peking University is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 53 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 14 members of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).
- Peking University has become a center for teaching and research and a university of a new type, embracing diverse branches of learning such as basic and applied sciences, social sciences and the humanities, and sciences of medicine, management, and education. Its aim is to rank among the world's best universities in the future.
Students who are Canadian citizens applying for this exchange are encouraged to apply for funding through the Canada Learning Initiative in China (CLIC) program.
Students applying for this exchange who are not Canadian citizens have other funding options open to them.
When Can I Go?
Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year
Semester 1: September – January
Semester 2: February – June
Open to: All Faculties
Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Peking University reserves exchange opportunities for students who are not from China and includes students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan in this exclusion.
Language of Instruction: English, Chinese
Field of Study: All with the exception of courses at the Health Science Centre, courses in the special Masters programs (e.g., MBA, Master in International Relations, Master in Public Policy, LLM in Chinese Law, Yenching Academy, etc.) and at the School of Software and Microelectronics
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for the International Students Division of Peking University in the middle of January or middle of July. PKU offers many dormitory types to international students in their Global Village (Zhong Guan Xin Yuan) and Wanliu campus.
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