Welcome to the International Business School of BFSU!
The following information is intended to facilitate your arrival in Beijing and help you settle in on our campus. Please read it carefully and plan your schedule accordingly.
1. Arrival in Beijing:
a. BFSU representatives will meet all new students at Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3, Exit for International Arrival to assist you with transportation to campus. In order to make use of this service, students should arrive on the following dates:
28 August: 09:00 – 19:00;
29 August: 09:00 – 14:00
On 28 August, the school bus will leave the airport at 10:30; 12:00; 14:00; and 19:00.
On 29 August, the school bus will leave the airport at 10:30; and 14:00.
(The University representative will be holding a BFSU sign at the Exit for International Arrival at Terminal 3. Please inform us of your flight details and arrival date in advance.)
b. If your arrival date and time does not correspond with any of the preceding dates, you may choose one of the following options:
1) You may take the airport shuttle bus – line 4. Shuttle bus price varies from CNY 15 to CNY 24 depending on the distance. Take the bus heading to Gong Zhu Fen (公主坟) station and get off at Su zhou Qiao (苏州桥) station. The price is CNY 24. This stop is only 300m away from the BFSU campus. If you are not confident in your Chinese speaking skills, or you have a lot of luggage, this may not be the option for you.
2) Follow the signs in the airport that read “Taxi” (level B1) to the official Taxi Stand. You are suggested to show your admission notice to the driver cause there is our university name and address in Chinese on it (taxi drivers seldom speak English). All taxi fares are calculated and displayed by electronic meter and it will cost about CNY 150 to take a taxi from the airport to BFSU (about 40 km). Remember to take the receipt (fa piao) to verify the bill. Do not accept a ride from strangers, or unmarked “taxis” – only take a taxi at the taxi stand.
c. Please come and register on the registration date (28 August and 29 August). No registration and visa processing services are available if you arrive early or after.
a. Dates and times: 28-29 August, 2019, from 08:30-11:30 and from 13:30-16:30
b. Location: First Floor of Student Centre, East Campus (See map).Tel: 8881 6763
c. Required Documentation:
** If you had a physical examination within the last 6 months, please bring all the Physical Examination Records and relevant documents (original only) with you.
a. International students must apply for an X1 or X2 student visa before coming to China (please consult with Chinese Embassy in your country for details). According to Chinese laws, students holding an X1 visa must apply for a Residence Permit within 30 days of entry into China. Not adhering to this regulation will be considered as illegal residents and be liable to a fine of a maximum amount of CNY 10000. Or being deported for illegal residence. Students with an X1 visa should contact the Overseas Students Affairs Office upon arrival in Beijing to conduct the Residence Permit application immediately.
b. All students holding an X1 visa must have a physical examination done. If you cannot have the examination done before leaving your home country, you may have it done in Beijing. Any physical examination is only valid for 6 months. If you done it in your home country, you are required to take all the original test results to go to the BFSU’s assigned hospital in Beijing to have your physical examination results verified. Otherwise, your test result is invalid and you need to do the body check again.
This process must be completed in order for the police to change your visa.
Here is the information of the hospital,
Name: Beijing International Travel Healthcare Centre Haidian Clinic
Address: No 10 Dezheng Road, Xi’bei’wang town, Haidian District
Time: 8:30-11:15 a.m. from Monday to Friday
Please be noted that as soon as getting your physical examination report, please bring it to the Overseas Students Affairs Office to apply for the residence permit.
5. Payment and Refund Policy
a. Tuition fees and other expenses may be paid by electronic bank transfer before arriving in China. Please keep the transfer receipt and bring it to China with you as proof of payment. Present it to the staff upon registration. Please be noted all the fees will be charged according to the Chinese currency price. Fees may also be paid in cash (Chinese Yuan) or bank card upon registration, but all fees must be settled before students are allowed to commence their studies. If you use a foreign bank card (MASTER or VISA), please make sure to check and adjust the credit limit in advance. Otherwise, you could not finish the payment successfully. Students enrolled for a degree course need to pay tuition fees for the full academic year at registration. If you can not pay the full amount due to any special circumstances, application letter to explain reasons to postpone the payment is required and needs to get approval from International Business School before the registration date, otherwise, you will not be able to register at BFSU. If students apply for deferring payment, the university will charge 5% of the deferring amount as a late fee.
b. According to University refund policy, 100% of paid tuition fees will be refunded to students who terminate their studies within one week after registration. 80% of paid tuition fees will be refunded to students who terminate their studies within two weeks after registration. 50% will be refunded within four weeks. No refunds will be awarded to students who terminate their studies after four weeks from the first day of registration. Application fee will in no case be refunded.
c. BFSU’s bank account:
Beneficiary: BEIJING FOREIGN STUDIES UNIVERSITY LB
Bank: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA
BEIJING MUNICIPAL BRANCH
ZIZHUYUAN BANKING OFFICE
Swift code: ICBKCNBJBJM
6. Medical Insurance:
All foreign students who study in China for one or more semesters are required to purchase Comprehensive Insurance for Foreigners Staying in China (including Medical Insurance for Accidental Injury, Hospitalization and Medical Insurance) that must be purchased from the assigned Insurance Company upon registration (the fee is CNY 400 for one semester, or CNY 800 for the whole year and only could be paid in Chinese currency in cash). No matter whether you have insurance in China or in your home country, students are required to purchase the insurance locally at our university on the registration date.
Students without medical insurance can not be enrolled as international students at BFSU.
For more information, or specific enquiries, please contact the Marketing Office at:
Tel: +8610 8881 6763
International Business School Admission Office
Beijing Foreign Studies University