Beijing Foreign Studies University-IBS Admissions Guide for September 2021 Intake

The International Business School of Beijing Foreign Studies University (IBS BFSU) is now accepting applications for September 2021 intake. To get started, read this Beijing Foreign Studies University-IBS admissions guide!

Application deadline

The deadline of application is on 30th June 2021 for all English-medium programs: bachelor, master, certificate program, international foundation, Chinese language preparatory, general Chinese and intensive Chinese programs.

Entry requirements and application documents

Program Admission Requirements Application Documents
Undergraduate – Completed high school
for non-native English speakers
– Photocopy of passport
– Custody release form
– 3 passport-sized photos
– Statement of purpose
– Proof of English proficiency
– Diploma
– Official transcript of records
Postgraduate – Completed bachelor’s degree
– IELTS 6.5/TOEFL 88/TOEIC 800
for non-native English speakers
The same documents required for
undergraduate programs plus
letters of recommendation and
research proposal for PhD applicants.
Non-degree – IELTS 6/TOEFL 79/TOEIC 750
for non-native English speakers
The same documents required for
undergraduate programs.

How to apply

To start your application at IBS BFSU, search for your preferred program, click apply now and upload all your requirements.

Tuition fees

Bachelor program: RMB 39,900 per year

Master program: RMB 45,000 per year (International Business), 50,000 (Finance)

Certificate program:  RMB 45,000 per semester

International Foundation: RMB 45,000 per semester

Chinese Language Preparatory: RMB 16,000 per year

General Chinese: RMB 8,000 per semester


IBS BFSU students may apply for Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS), Beijing Government Scholarship (BGS), Belt and Road Scholarship (BRS), IBS Scholarship or Outstanding Student Leaders Scholarship. Learn more about these scholarships here.

The scholarships are categorized into full scholarships and partial scholarships. Full scholarships cover tuition fees, accommodation, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance.

Scholarships are preferentially awarded to excellent international students for degree studies at IBS BFSU. Read our scholarship guide to know more about scholarships in China.


The International Business School at BFSU was established in 2001 and has developed into the most internationalized business school, with 1,200 Chinese students and 500 international students from over 80 countries studying together.

IBS BFSU offers an internationalized curriculum coupled with language study. The international program is instructed in English, no Mandarin required. Students will learn business and Mandarin simultaneously. Or, you may choose programs with instructed in Mandarin if you have sufficient language proficiency.

IBS is part of BFSU, a leading university in Beijing, traditionally specialising in training of Chinese ambassadors and diplomats. There are now more than 400 ambassadors or diplomats who have graduated from BFSU. Learn more about BFSU here.

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