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  • SCO Secretary General Rashid Olimov Visits BFSU

    On April 14, Rashid Olimov, Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) visited BFSU and delivered a speech. Jiang Xufan, Vice Chairman of BFSU Council, met with the delegation. On April 17,President Peng Long visited the SCO Secretariat and met with Secretary General Olimov. The two sides discussed issues regarding coop...

  • Palestinian Foreign Minister Visits BFSU

    On April 14,Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al- Maliki  visited BFSU and delivered a keynote speech on the Palestinian Issue and peace in the Middle East. Vice President Yan Guohua met with the Palestinian delegation....

  • BFSU Launches New Schools – Beiwai College and School of Global Governance

    On April 9, BFSU held a ceremony to launch two new schools – the Beiwai Collage and the School of Global Governance. Sun Xueyu, head of  the human resource management office of the Organization Department of CPC Central Committee, Zhang Daliang, head of the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education, Han Zhen, BFSU Council Chai...

  • BFSU Alumni Association Launched in Japan

    On April 2, BFSU Alumni Association Japan was launched in Tokyo. Peng Long, BFSU President, Uichiro Niwa, Chairman of Japan-China Friendship Association, Hu Zhiping, Minister-Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in Japan, and nearly 200 BFSU alumni attended the ceremony. President Peng Long and Sun Wenshuang, head of BFSU Alumni Association Japan unve...

  • President Peng Long Visits Japan

    From April 2 to 5, President Peng Long led a delegation to Japan and visited some leading universities such as Komazawa University, Sophia University, Waseda University, Keio University, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies,and Musashino University. They discussed issues related to further cooperation and exchanges with these universities, and s...

  • BFSU Alumni Association launched in Australia

    On April 1, a ceremony was held in Sydney to launch the BFSU Alumni Association of Australia. Peng Long, BFSU President, Niu Wenqi, Education Counsellor of the Chinese Consulate General in Sydney and a BFSU alumnus, Hu Shanjun, Chairman of China Chamber of Commerce in Australia, Matt Thistlethwaite, Member of Parliament of Australia, Liu Mian, ...

  • President Peng Long Visits New Zealand and Australia

    From March 27 to April 1, President Peng Long and his delegation visited a number of leading universities and institutions in New Zealand and Australia, including the University of Auckland, QUT, the University of Queensland, the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University, the University of Sydney, and the Foundation for Austra...

  • Nepalese Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ Visits BFSU

    On March 26, Nepalese Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ paid a visit to BFSU and delivered a speech on “Nepal-China Relations: Prospects in Growth and Prosperity”. President Peng Long made a welcome speech and Vice President Yan Guohua chaired the meeting. Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and President Peng jointly unveil...

  • MOU Signed Between BFSU and the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Ministry of Education

    On March 23, BFSU signed a MOU with the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of China’s Ministry of Education regarding cooperation in education, regional & country studies, people-to-people exchanges, China-foreign joint education programs, and international education studies. President Peng Long and Director-General Xu...

  • China-Indonesia Research Center for People-to-People Exchanges Launched in BFSU

      On March 22, a ceremony was held at BFSU for the official launch of China-Indonesia Research Center for People-to-People Exchanges. An academic workshop was held alongside to discuss people-to-people exchanges and think tank development in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative. Soegeng Rahaidjo, the Indonesian Ambassador, Yu Jihai, ...

  • BFSU Launches 11 New Undergraduate Programs

    The Ministry of Education recently announced the list of new undergraduate programs approved in 2016. Eleven new programs are added to the BFSU family, namely Kurdish, Creole, Tigrinya, Tswana, Shona, Ndebele, Comorian, Belarusian, Maori, Tangan and Samoan. This new addition has brought the total number of undergraduate programs offered in B...

  • Two Subjects of BFSU Rank Top 100 on QS World University Rankings 2017

      On March 8, the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds Limited released the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. The 2017 Rankings cover a total of 46 subjects, highlighting the world’s top-performing universities in each academic area. The rankings are based on four key pillars: research, teaching, employability, and internationalization....

  • China’s First Zulu Language Course Launched in BFSU

    On March 5, China’s first Zulu language course was officially launched in BFSU. South African Ambassador Dolana Msimang and BFSU Vice President  Jia Wenjian attended the ceremony. Zulu is one of the official languages of South Africa, with about 15 million speakers. It is the 7th African language taught in BFSU....

  • China’s First Somali Language Course Launched in BFSU

    On March 4, China’s first Somali language course was officially launched in BFSU. Mr. Yusuf Hassan Ibrahim, Somalian ambassador to China, Mr. Qin Jian, China’s new ambassador to Somalia, and Mr. Jia Wenjian, Vice President of BFSU, attended the ceremony. Somali is an Afroasiatic language belonging to the Cushitic branch. It is one of the off...

  • China’s First Azerbaijani Course Launched in BFSU

    On Feb.28, China’s first Azerbaijani course was officially launched in BFSU. BFSU received permission from the Ministry of Education in 2015 for the launch of an undergraduate program for Azerbaijani language studies. The course is taught by Dr. Agshin Aliyev, an Azerbaijani scholar who is now a member of the faculty for regional studies at ...

  • Foreign Minister of Maldives Visits BFSU

    On January 6,Dr. Mohamed Asim,Foreign Minister of Maldives, paid a visit to BFSU and delivered a speech on Maldives’ foreign policies and relations with China in the new century. President Peng Long and Vice President Yan Guohua met with Dr. Asim. President Peng briefed the guests about BFSU in general, our Asian and African language program...

  • Chairman Han Zhen Visits Sri Lanka

    From December 29, 2016 to January 2, 2017, Han Zhen, Chairman of BFSU University Council, headed a delegation to Sri Lanka. They visited the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, the University of Colombo, and the University of Kelaniya. They also met with Mr. Bandula Gunawardana, member of parliament of Sri Lanka. In the morning of December 30, 201...

  • Dialogue Held Between China and Egypt to Promote the Belt and Road Initiative

    On December 27,a dialogue was held at the School of Arabic Studies of BFSU to discuss new ideas to promote cooperation between China and Egypt under the Belt and Road Initiative. Sponsored by BFSU and the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and organized by the School of Arabic Studies of BFSU and the Egyptian Embassy...

  • INALCO President Visits BFSU

    On December 22,President Manuelle Franck and Vice President Christine Lamarre of INALCO, a famous French institution, paid a visit to BFSU. President Peng Long met with the French guests and discussed possibilities for further cooperation between the two schools....

  • BFSU Launches the Center for Vietnamese Studies

    On December 22,BFSU officially launched the Center for Vietnamese Studies. President Pham Quang Minh of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU (USSH, VNU), Counsellor Nguyen Van Chieu of the Vietnamese Embassy in China, BFSU President Peng Long and Vice President Yan Guohua attended the launch ceremony and jointly unveiled the...

  • BFSU Delegation Visits Pakistan and India

    Headed by BFSU Council Chairman Han Zhen, a BFSU delegation visited Pakistan and India from 11 to 18 December, at the invitation of a number of institutions and universities including the Islamabad Policy Research Institute,Pakistan Council on China, the Government College University Lahore, O. P. Jindai Global University (JGU), Mahatma Gandhi An...

  • President Peng Long Attends the 11th Confucius Institute Conference

    From December 10 to 11,the 11th Confucius Institute Conference took place in Kunming. Vice-Premier Liu Yandong attended the opening session and delivered a keynote speech by the title - “Promoting CI development through innovation, cooperation, inclusion and sharing”. Over 2,200 delegates, including university presidents and CI representative...

  • BFSU Partner CIs Annual Meeting 2016

    The BFSU Partner CIs Annual Meeting 2016 took place from December 7 to 8, under the themes - “Horizontal Cooperation and Regional Integration” and “How to Tell the Chinese Story”. Over 50 people attended the meeting, including vice presidents of 6 universities as well as presidents and directors of 21 Confucius Institutes from Albania, Austria, B...

  • BFSU Academy of Comparative Civilizations and Intercultural Communication Inaugurated

    In the morning of December 6, an inaugural ceremony was held in BFSU to officially launch BFSU Academy of Comparative Civilizations and Intercultural Communication. The plaque was jointly unveiled by Teng Wensheng, President of International Confucian Association, Zhang Donggang, Director General of the Department of Social Sciences of the Minist...

  • President Peng Long Visits Chile and Peru

    From November 27 to December 1, a BFSU delegation headed by President Peng Long visited Chile and Peru, at the invitation of several Latin American universities including the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola and Universidad de Lima. The delegation had frui...

  • President Peng Long Visits Brazil

      From November 24 to 26, President Peng Long headed a BFSU delegation to visit Brazil. During the visit, the delegation visited the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and signed a cooperation agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding to promote further cooperation and exchanges. They also attended the inaugural ceremony for BFSU Alumni As...

  • BFSU Books Released at Romanian Book Fair

    From November 16 to 20,the 23rd Gaudeamus International Book and Education Fair unfolded in Bucharest this year. Several books authored or translated by BFSU professors were released at the Fair. In the morning of November 16,the Chinese edition of Pas Cu Pas, an autobiography of Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, was officially released. Th...

  • Delegation Headed by Han Zhen Visits ELTE

    On November 15, Han Zhen, Chairman of BFSU University Council, headed a Maxism studies delegation to visit Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary. The delegation visited the Lukacs Archive, the Confucius Institute at ELTE, and the Department of Philosophy....

  • Armenian Minister of Education and Science Visits BFSU

    In the morning of November 13,Levon Mkrtchyan, the Armenian Minister of Education and Science, paid a visit to BFSU, together with Sergey Manassarian, the Armenian Ambassador to China, Ruben Mirzakhanyan, the Rector of Armenian State Pedagogical University, and Samvel Haroutiunian, Chairman of State Committee of Science. Vice President Yan Guohua...

  • BFSU Student Wins Top Prize at the Second CCTV Arabic Language Competition

    On November 13,Zhai Zitao, a student of the School of Arabic Studies, BFSU,won the top prize at the Final of the Second CCTV Arabic Language Competition. Rehan and Liu Jinrui from the same school won the third and fourth prizes. The CCTV hosts an Arabic language competition every two years. This year it took place in four cities - Beijing,Shan...

  • SCO Secretary General Rashid Olimov Visits BFSU

    On April 14, Rashid Olimov, Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) visited BFSU and delivered a speech. Jiang Xufan, Vice Chairman of BFSU Council, met with the delegation. On April 17,President Peng Long visited the SCO Secretariat and met with Secretary General Olimov. The two sides discussed issues regarding coop...

  • Palestinian Foreign Minister Visits BFSU

    On April 14,Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al- Maliki  visited BFSU and delivered a keynote speech on the Palestinian Issue and peace in the Middle East. Vice President Yan Guohua met with the Palestinian delegation....

  • BFSU Launches New Schools – Beiwai College and School of Global Governance

    On April 9, BFSU held a ceremony to launch two new schools – the Beiwai Collage and the School of Global Governance. Sun Xueyu, head of  the human resource management office of the Organization Department of CPC Central Committee, Zhang Daliang, head of the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education, Han Zhen, BFSU Council Chai...

  • BFSU Alumni Association Launched in Japan

    On April 2, BFSU Alumni Association Japan was launched in Tokyo. Peng Long, BFSU President, Uichiro Niwa, Chairman of Japan-China Friendship Association, Hu Zhiping, Minister-Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in Japan, and nearly 200 BFSU alumni attended the ceremony. President Peng Long and Sun Wenshuang, head of BFSU Alumni Association Japan unve...

  • President Peng Long Visits Japan

    From April 2 to 5, President Peng Long led a delegation to Japan and visited some leading universities such as Komazawa University, Sophia University, Waseda University, Keio University, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies,and Musashino University. They discussed issues related to further cooperation and exchanges with these universities, and s...

  • BFSU Alumni Association launched in Australia

    On April 1, a ceremony was held in Sydney to launch the BFSU Alumni Association of Australia. Peng Long, BFSU President, Niu Wenqi, Education Counsellor of the Chinese Consulate General in Sydney and a BFSU alumnus, Hu Shanjun, Chairman of China Chamber of Commerce in Australia, Matt Thistlethwaite, Member of Parliament of Australia, Liu Mian, ...

  • President Peng Long Visits New Zealand and Australia

    From March 27 to April 1, President Peng Long and his delegation visited a number of leading universities and institutions in New Zealand and Australia, including the University of Auckland, QUT, the University of Queensland, the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University, the University of Sydney, and the Foundation for Austra...

  • Nepalese Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ Visits BFSU

    On March 26, Nepalese Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ paid a visit to BFSU and delivered a speech on “Nepal-China Relations: Prospects in Growth and Prosperity”. President Peng Long made a welcome speech and Vice President Yan Guohua chaired the meeting. Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and President Peng jointly unveil...

  • MOU Signed Between BFSU and the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Ministry of Education

    On March 23, BFSU signed a MOU with the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of China’s Ministry of Education regarding cooperation in education, regional & country studies, people-to-people exchanges, China-foreign joint education programs, and international education studies. President Peng Long and Director-General Xu...

  • China-Indonesia Research Center for People-to-People Exchanges Launched in BFSU

      On March 22, a ceremony was held at BFSU for the official launch of China-Indonesia Research Center for People-to-People Exchanges. An academic workshop was held alongside to discuss people-to-people exchanges and think tank development in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative. Soegeng Rahaidjo, the Indonesian Ambassador, Yu Jihai, ...

  • BFSU Launches 11 New Undergraduate Programs

    The Ministry of Education recently announced the list of new undergraduate programs approved in 2016. Eleven new programs are added to the BFSU family, namely Kurdish, Creole, Tigrinya, Tswana, Shona, Ndebele, Comorian, Belarusian, Maori, Tangan and Samoan. This new addition has brought the total number of undergraduate programs offered in B...

  • Two Subjects of BFSU Rank Top 100 on QS World University Rankings 2017

      On March 8, the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds Limited released the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. The 2017 Rankings cover a total of 46 subjects, highlighting the world’s top-performing universities in each academic area. The rankings are based on four key pillars: research, teaching, employability, and internationalization....

  • China’s First Zulu Language Course Launched in BFSU

    On March 5, China’s first Zulu language course was officially launched in BFSU. South African Ambassador Dolana Msimang and BFSU Vice President  Jia Wenjian attended the ceremony. Zulu is one of the official languages of South Africa, with about 15 million speakers. It is the 7th African language taught in BFSU....

  • China’s First Somali Language Course Launched in BFSU

    On March 4, China’s first Somali language course was officially launched in BFSU. Mr. Yusuf Hassan Ibrahim, Somalian ambassador to China, Mr. Qin Jian, China’s new ambassador to Somalia, and Mr. Jia Wenjian, Vice President of BFSU, attended the ceremony. Somali is an Afroasiatic language belonging to the Cushitic branch. It is one of the off...

  • China’s First Azerbaijani Course Launched in BFSU

    On Feb.28, China’s first Azerbaijani course was officially launched in BFSU. BFSU received permission from the Ministry of Education in 2015 for the launch of an undergraduate program for Azerbaijani language studies. The course is taught by Dr. Agshin Aliyev, an Azerbaijani scholar who is now a member of the faculty for regional studies at ...

  • Foreign Minister of Maldives Visits BFSU

    On January 6,Dr. Mohamed Asim,Foreign Minister of Maldives, paid a visit to BFSU and delivered a speech on Maldives’ foreign policies and relations with China in the new century. President Peng Long and Vice President Yan Guohua met with Dr. Asim. President Peng briefed the guests about BFSU in general, our Asian and African language program...

  • Chairman Han Zhen Visits Sri Lanka

    From December 29, 2016 to January 2, 2017, Han Zhen, Chairman of BFSU University Council, headed a delegation to Sri Lanka. They visited the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, the University of Colombo, and the University of Kelaniya. They also met with Mr. Bandula Gunawardana, member of parliament of Sri Lanka. In the morning of December 30, 201...

  • Dialogue Held Between China and Egypt to Promote the Belt and Road Initiative

    On December 27,a dialogue was held at the School of Arabic Studies of BFSU to discuss new ideas to promote cooperation between China and Egypt under the Belt and Road Initiative. Sponsored by BFSU and the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and organized by the School of Arabic Studies of BFSU and the Egyptian Embassy...

  • INALCO President Visits BFSU

    On December 22,President Manuelle Franck and Vice President Christine Lamarre of INALCO, a famous French institution, paid a visit to BFSU. President Peng Long met with the French guests and discussed possibilities for further cooperation between the two schools....

  • BFSU Launches the Center for Vietnamese Studies

    On December 22,BFSU officially launched the Center for Vietnamese Studies. President Pham Quang Minh of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU (USSH, VNU), Counsellor Nguyen Van Chieu of the Vietnamese Embassy in China, BFSU President Peng Long and Vice President Yan Guohua attended the launch ceremony and jointly unveiled the...

  • BFSU Delegation Visits Pakistan and India

    Headed by BFSU Council Chairman Han Zhen, a BFSU delegation visited Pakistan and India from 11 to 18 December, at the invitation of a number of institutions and universities including the Islamabad Policy Research Institute,Pakistan Council on China, the Government College University Lahore, O. P. Jindai Global University (JGU), Mahatma Gandhi An...

  • President Peng Long Attends the 11th Confucius Institute Conference

    From December 10 to 11,the 11th Confucius Institute Conference took place in Kunming. Vice-Premier Liu Yandong attended the opening session and delivered a keynote speech by the title - “Promoting CI development through innovation, cooperation, inclusion and sharing”. Over 2,200 delegates, including university presidents and CI representative...

  • BFSU Partner CIs Annual Meeting 2016

    The BFSU Partner CIs Annual Meeting 2016 took place from December 7 to 8, under the themes - “Horizontal Cooperation and Regional Integration” and “How to Tell the Chinese Story”. Over 50 people attended the meeting, including vice presidents of 6 universities as well as presidents and directors of 21 Confucius Institutes from Albania, Austria, B...

  • BFSU Academy of Comparative Civilizations and Intercultural Communication Inaugurated

    In the morning of December 6, an inaugural ceremony was held in BFSU to officially launch BFSU Academy of Comparative Civilizations and Intercultural Communication. The plaque was jointly unveiled by Teng Wensheng, President of International Confucian Association, Zhang Donggang, Director General of the Department of Social Sciences of the Minist...

  • President Peng Long Visits Chile and Peru

    From November 27 to December 1, a BFSU delegation headed by President Peng Long visited Chile and Peru, at the invitation of several Latin American universities including the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola and Universidad de Lima. The delegation had frui...

  • President Peng Long Visits Brazil

      From November 24 to 26, President Peng Long headed a BFSU delegation to visit Brazil. During the visit, the delegation visited the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and signed a cooperation agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding to promote further cooperation and exchanges. They also attended the inaugural ceremony for BFSU Alumni As...

  • BFSU Books Released at Romanian Book Fair

    From November 16 to 20,the 23rd Gaudeamus International Book and Education Fair unfolded in Bucharest this year. Several books authored or translated by BFSU professors were released at the Fair. In the morning of November 16,the Chinese edition of Pas Cu Pas, an autobiography of Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, was officially released. Th...

  • Delegation Headed by Han Zhen Visits ELTE

    On November 15, Han Zhen, Chairman of BFSU University Council, headed a Maxism studies delegation to visit Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary. The delegation visited the Lukacs Archive, the Confucius Institute at ELTE, and the Department of Philosophy....

  • Armenian Minister of Education and Science Visits BFSU

    In the morning of November 13,Levon Mkrtchyan, the Armenian Minister of Education and Science, paid a visit to BFSU, together with Sergey Manassarian, the Armenian Ambassador to China, Ruben Mirzakhanyan, the Rector of Armenian State Pedagogical University, and Samvel Haroutiunian, Chairman of State Committee of Science. Vice President Yan Guohua...

  • BFSU Student Wins Top Prize at the Second CCTV Arabic Language Competition

    On November 13,Zhai Zitao, a student of the School of Arabic Studies, BFSU,won the top prize at the Final of the Second CCTV Arabic Language Competition. Rehan and Liu Jinrui from the same school won the third and fourth prizes. The CCTV hosts an Arabic language competition every two years. This year it took place in four cities - Beijing,Shan...

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