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  • Graduation Ceremony 2017 for Undergraduates

    On June 28, a graduation ceremony was held for 1,302 BFSU undergraduates, who also received their BA degrees at the ceremony. 95 students won awards as “Outstanding Graduate of Beijing” and 196 students “Outstanding Graduate of BFSU”.  84 students became Alumni Association council members....

  • Postgraduate Commencement 2017

      On June 29, a postgraduate commencement & degree conferment ceremony was held in BFSU. 898 postgraduate students completed their studies in 2017....

  • President Peng Long and His Delegation Visit Belarus

    From June 25 to 26, President Peng Long led a delegation to Belarus. They attended the China-Belarus University Presidents Forum and visited Minsk State Linguistic University. At the Forum,President Peng, on behalf of BFSU, signed a framework agreement of cooperation with Belarusian State University. The event was witnessed by Chinese Educat...

  • President Peng Long and His Delegation Visit Ukraine

    From June 21 to 24, President Peng Long led a delegation to Ukraine. They attended the China-Ukraine Unviersity Presidents Forum and visited Lviv National University and Kyiv State Linguistic University. At the Forum, President Peng, on behalf of BFSU, signed a framework agreement of cooperation with Kyiv State Linguistic University. The eve...

  • President Peng Long Visits the US and Cuba

    From June 5 to 10, President Peng Long led a delegation to visit the US and Cuba. On June 6, President Peng and his delegation visited the University of Chicago and met with President Robert J. Zimmer. The two sides discussed possibilities of sending BFSU teachers and students of less commonly used languages and regional studies to the Unive...

  • BFSU Delegation Visits the UK and Switzerland

    From May 26 to 31, a BFSU delegation headed by Vice President Yan Guahua visited the UK and Switzerland. They visited the University of Westminster, the Chinese Embassy to the UK, and United Nations Office at Geneva, met with BFSU alumni working at UN Office at Geneva, and attended the CIUTI General Assembly 2017 held in Winterthur....

  • BFSU Delegation Visits Malaysia and the Philippines

    From  May 24 to 26, a BFSU delegation headed by Council Chairman Han Zhen visited Malaysia and the Philippines. They visited a number of universities including the University of Malaya, University of Science Malaysia, University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and Chiang Kai Shek College, attended the Confucius Institute meetin...

  • BFSU Launches its Center for Slavic Studies

    On May 26, a ceremony was held for the launch of the BFSU Center for Slavic Studies alongside China’s first national academic workshop on Slavic studies. President Peng Long and Vice President Sun Youzhong attended the ceremony, together with over 90 scholars from over 60 universities and research institutions and foreign diplomats. At prese...

  • Global Alliance of Foreign Studies Universities (GAFSU)Officially Launched

    On May 19, the Presidents' Forum of the Global Alliance of Foreign Studies Universities & the 2017 Forum on Regional Studies and Global Governance were convened at BFSU. The Global Alliance of Foreign Studies Universities (GAFSU),  first proposed by BFSU, was officially launched during the forum. 30 universities from 16 countries have joine...

  • Greek Prime Minister Visits BFSU

    In the afternoon of May 12, Greek Prime Minister Alexios Tsipras paid a visit to BFSU during his stay in Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. He unveiled the plague for BFSU’s newly launched Center for Hellenic Studies. The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Kotzias, Gree...

  • The Center for Hungarian Studies Launched in BFSU

    On May 10, the Center for Hungarian Studies was launched in BFSU. President Peng Long and Antall Péter, head of Antall József Knowledge Centre of Hungary, attended the ceremony and jointly unveiled the plaque. Hungary is the first European country to sign a MOU with China over the Belt and Road initiative. At present, with further developmen...

  • President Peng Long and His Delegation Visit Iran and South Africa

    From April 21 to 26, President Peng Long and his delegation paid a visit to Iran and South Africa. They attended several events and met with heads of universities and academic institutions to discuss possibilities for exchange and cooperation. On April 22, the delegation visited Imam Khomeini International University(IKIU)and met with Presid...

  • Naraporn Chan-o-cha, Spouse of the Thai Prime Minister, Visits BFSU

      On April 26, Naraporn Chan-o-cha, spouse of the Thai Prime Minister and Vice Chair of the Distance Learning Foundation, paid a visit to BFSU. BFSU Council Chairman Han Zhen met with the delegation. The two sides discussed issues relating to education models, faculty development, and distance learning....

  • President Peng Long Visits Turkey

      From April 18 to 21, President Peng Long led a delegation to Turkey and visited a number of leading universities and organizations such as the Istanbul University, Koc University, Ankara University, Economic Policy Research Foundation (TEPAV),and the Central Bank of Turkey. During his visit, President Peng Long also met with Yu Hongyang, ...

  • 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...

  • Graduation Ceremony 2017 for Undergraduates

    On June 28, a graduation ceremony was held for 1,302 BFSU undergraduates, who also received their BA degrees at the ceremony. 95 students won awards as “Outstanding Graduate of Beijing” and 196 students “Outstanding Graduate of BFSU”.  84 students became Alumni Association council members....

  • Postgraduate Commencement 2017

      On June 29, a postgraduate commencement & degree conferment ceremony was held in BFSU. 898 postgraduate students completed their studies in 2017....

  • President Peng Long and His Delegation Visit Belarus

    From June 25 to 26, President Peng Long led a delegation to Belarus. They attended the China-Belarus University Presidents Forum and visited Minsk State Linguistic University. At the Forum,President Peng, on behalf of BFSU, signed a framework agreement of cooperation with Belarusian State University. The event was witnessed by Chinese Educat...

  • President Peng Long and His Delegation Visit Ukraine

    From June 21 to 24, President Peng Long led a delegation to Ukraine. They attended the China-Ukraine Unviersity Presidents Forum and visited Lviv National University and Kyiv State Linguistic University. At the Forum, President Peng, on behalf of BFSU, signed a framework agreement of cooperation with Kyiv State Linguistic University. The eve...

  • President Peng Long Visits the US and Cuba

    From June 5 to 10, President Peng Long led a delegation to visit the US and Cuba. On June 6, President Peng and his delegation visited the University of Chicago and met with President Robert J. Zimmer. The two sides discussed possibilities of sending BFSU teachers and students of less commonly used languages and regional studies to the Unive...

  • BFSU Delegation Visits the UK and Switzerland

    From May 26 to 31, a BFSU delegation headed by Vice President Yan Guahua visited the UK and Switzerland. They visited the University of Westminster, the Chinese Embassy to the UK, and United Nations Office at Geneva, met with BFSU alumni working at UN Office at Geneva, and attended the CIUTI General Assembly 2017 held in Winterthur....

  • BFSU Delegation Visits Malaysia and the Philippines

    From  May 24 to 26, a BFSU delegation headed by Council Chairman Han Zhen visited Malaysia and the Philippines. They visited a number of universities including the University of Malaya, University of Science Malaysia, University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and Chiang Kai Shek College, attended the Confucius Institute meetin...

  • BFSU Launches its Center for Slavic Studies

    On May 26, a ceremony was held for the launch of the BFSU Center for Slavic Studies alongside China’s first national academic workshop on Slavic studies. President Peng Long and Vice President Sun Youzhong attended the ceremony, together with over 90 scholars from over 60 universities and research institutions and foreign diplomats. At prese...

  • Global Alliance of Foreign Studies Universities (GAFSU)Officially Launched

    On May 19, the Presidents' Forum of the Global Alliance of Foreign Studies Universities & the 2017 Forum on Regional Studies and Global Governance were convened at BFSU. The Global Alliance of Foreign Studies Universities (GAFSU),  first proposed by BFSU, was officially launched during the forum. 30 universities from 16 countries have joine...

  • Greek Prime Minister Visits BFSU

    In the afternoon of May 12, Greek Prime Minister Alexios Tsipras paid a visit to BFSU during his stay in Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. He unveiled the plague for BFSU’s newly launched Center for Hellenic Studies. The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Kotzias, Gree...

  • The Center for Hungarian Studies Launched in BFSU

    On May 10, the Center for Hungarian Studies was launched in BFSU. President Peng Long and Antall Péter, head of Antall József Knowledge Centre of Hungary, attended the ceremony and jointly unveiled the plaque. Hungary is the first European country to sign a MOU with China over the Belt and Road initiative. At present, with further developmen...

  • President Peng Long and His Delegation Visit Iran and South Africa

    From April 21 to 26, President Peng Long and his delegation paid a visit to Iran and South Africa. They attended several events and met with heads of universities and academic institutions to discuss possibilities for exchange and cooperation. On April 22, the delegation visited Imam Khomeini International University(IKIU)and met with Presid...

  • Naraporn Chan-o-cha, Spouse of the Thai Prime Minister, Visits BFSU

      On April 26, Naraporn Chan-o-cha, spouse of the Thai Prime Minister and Vice Chair of the Distance Learning Foundation, paid a visit to BFSU. BFSU Council Chairman Han Zhen met with the delegation. The two sides discussed issues relating to education models, faculty development, and distance learning....

  • President Peng Long Visits Turkey

      From April 18 to 21, President Peng Long led a delegation to Turkey and visited a number of leading universities and organizations such as the Istanbul University, Koc University, Ankara University, Economic Policy Research Foundation (TEPAV),and the Central Bank of Turkey. During his visit, President Peng Long also met with Yu Hongyang, ...

  • 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...

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