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University of International Business and Economics is one of the most sought after academic institutions in China, a place of study for China's most talented students, its prime aim is to equip students not only with professional competency and superior analytical skills, but also independent thinking, excellent multi-lingual communication skills, and a global outlook and awareness. 

UIBE was founded in 1951 as the Beijing Institute of Foreign Trade. In 1960 it was designated as a "key university" by the government for its outstanding programs. In May 1997 UIBE was put on the list of "Project 211" universities, a governmental program aimed at turning about 100 Chinese universities into exceptionally high quality academic institutions in the new century. In 2000, UIBE was merged with the China Institute of Finance and consequently reinforced its status as one of the leading academic institutions specialising in the fields of economics, business, insurance, management, finance, law, and international trade.
In December 1989, UIBE became the first university in China to have a Board of Trustees composed of members from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, Bank of China, People's Insurance Company of China, Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce, and several others. Li Lanqing, the former Vice-Premier of the State Council, took the chair for its first session, and Wu Yi, former Vice-Premier of the State Council, chaired the Board for its second session. 

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), is located in the lovely Chaoyang District, the most international area of Beijing, located in the Northeastern part of China's capital Beijing; a stone's throw to many of Beijing's most revered monuments, esily accessible to all points of the capital thanks to an ultra efficient and comfortable transportation subway network.







Short-Term Training Program

In this short-term program that lasts 4 weeks, students may choose 4 courses including Chinese politics, society, economy and culture. This program will not open until there are at least 10 students applying. At the end of the program, the students will receive a certificate of completion from UIBE. At leisure, UIBE also organizes trips to companies or historical sites such as places in Xi'an, Dunhuang, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai ,Hong Kong, Macao and so on. The tuition fees and expenses for visiting and trips will be charged according to the specific curriculum and traveling lines.

Short-term Chinese programs vary from 4 to 6 weeks, and the courses focus on developing speaking and listening skills. The courses will cater to the students' different Chinese language levels. Besides classroom instruction, the program also offers lectures on Chinese culture, history, business, and economics in English, Korean or Japanese. The Chinese language classes are held in the morning for a total of 15 hours per week. Lectures and historical sites visits will be arranged in the afternoon. During weekends, the program may arrange field trips in Beijing or nearby regions. For groups of 10 or more students, a class may start at any time and the tuition of Chinese language training for each student is RMB 3600 for 4 weeks and RMB 5400 for 6 weeks. UIBE will issue a certificate to each student after completion. Application shall begin at least 3 months in advance.

Contact Us

Non-exchange students please contact the School of International Education by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
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