Foundation Course for Bachelor's Programs


Training Objective

Through one academic year or only one spring semester's full-time study in foundation course, students can improve their abilities in Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing, English and mathematics, and finally achieve the entry level of Bachelor’s programs offered in Chinese at UIBE.

Program Feature

1. Students will be divided into different levels and classes according to their interview results. Teaching contents and methods will be adjusted based on different training tasks and objectives of each semester.

2. The program sets Chinese language courses including listening, speaking, reading and writing, and combines with HSK remedial courses and simulation tests.

3. According to academic characteristics and requirements of Bachelor's programs in UIBE, the program also sets mathematics and English courses to promote students' comprehensive abilities.

4. All the students can apply to enjoy free experiential learning through "Business Chinese Self-study and Self-evaluation System".

5. All the students can participate in the HSK remedial classes for free.

6. Students shall take the regular tests each month in spring semester, and switch classes according to the test results, which can arouse students' learning passion. Excellent students will move up to Bachelor's programs directly.

Class Scale

15-20 persons/class

Conditions of Moving up to Bachelor’s Programs

Students in foundation course can move up to Bachelor's programs directly if they:

1. Observe school rules and regulations;

2. Meet appropriate requirements in three monthly tests of spring semester.

Courses Offered

Fall semester: 16 weeks/academic semester

Spring semester: 14 weeks/academic semester

Chinese: 24 class hours per week

Mathematics: 2 class hours per week

English: 2 class hours per week

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Application Requirements

1. High school diploma, good health

2. Students should have over 100-hour Chinese learning experience or have good command of 200-300 Chinese basic words.

3. Applicants under 18 need to submit notarized guardianship certificate upon the approval of UIBE (For detailed information, please refer to Admissions Office).

Academic Calendar

Spring Semester: February – May

Fall Semester: September – next January

(Note: For exact registration time, please refer to Admission Notice.)

Application Period

Fall Semester: April 1 – June 30

Spring Semester: October 1 – December 31

Application Materials

(Application materials must be prepared in either Chinese or English and will not be returned to candidates whether they are accepted or not).

1.   UIBE application form (Apply online)

2.   A copy of highest diploma and transcripts

3.   A copy of guarantor's passport or ID

4.   Applicants under 18 need to submit notarized guardianship certificate.

5.   A copy of passport or other identification

6.   Two recent passport photos, white background, no hat

Application Fee: RMB 660 (Non-refundable)

Advance Payment: RMB 2,000 (Advance payment is not refundable and will be counted into the total tuition fee after the registration of the semester.)

Tuition Fee: RMB 11,600/semester RMB 22,300/academic year

Contact Information

Admissions Office, School of International Education, University of International Business and Economics

Room 101, East Building of International Education Building, No.10, Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Post Code: 100029

Tel: (86-10)6449-2327/6449-2329

Fax: (86-10)6449-3820



School of International Education,University of International Business and Economics

Admissions Office, Huibin Building, No.10, Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing,100029, China

Email:     Tel: (86-10) 6449-2327 / 6449-2329     Fax: (86-10) 6449-3820