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1. How to go to Beijing International Studies University?

From Beijing Railway Station:

Take bus 639 and get off at the "Second Foreign Languages ​​Institute"(第二外国语学院) stop to reach the north gate of the school; take bus 666 and get off at the "Chajiafen"(茶家坟) stop to the south gate of the school;

Take Metro Line 2 and get off at Jianguomen Station and transfer to Metro Line 1, get off at Sihui Station or Sihui East Station and transfer to Batong Line and get off at "Communication University of China" station, and get out of the northeast exit of the city railway station (Exit A) Go straight east to reach the south gate of the school;

Take Metro Line 2 and get off at Jianguomen Station, then transfer to Metro Line 1, get off at Sihui Station, then transfer to Bus 648 and get off at Beijing International Studies University Station.

 

From Beijing West Railway Station:

Take Metro Line 9 and get off at Baishiqiao South Station and transfer to Metro Line 6 (toward Lucheng), get off at the Metro Fuyupo Station (Exit D) and walk 870 meters south to the north gate of the school;

From Beijing West Railway Station, take Metro Line 9 (toward the National Library) to the "Military Museum" station and transfer to Metro Line 1 and get off at Sihui Station, then transfer to the Batong Line and get off at the "Communication University of China" station. By car, go straight east from the northeast exit (A) of the city railway station to reach the south gate of the school;

 

From Capital International Airport:

Take a taxi directly to the school;

Take the airport bus to Beijing Station and Xidan Station, take bus 666 and get off at the "Chajiafen"(茶家坟) stop, which is the south gate of the school; take bus 639 and get off at the "Second Foreign Language Institute"(第二外国语学院) stop to reach the north of the school Gate.

 

2. What kind of transportation usually use in Beijing?

Public transportation in downtown Beijing is mainly subways, buses, and taxis.

The Beijing Metro currently consists of Line 1, Line 2, Line 4, Line 5, Line 6, Line 8, Line 9, Line 10, Line 13, Line 14, and Line 15. , Batong Line, Airport Express Line, Daxing Line, Changping Line, Yizhuang Line, Fangshan Line and other lines. Under normal circumstances, the most convenient way to go to many places in downtown Beijing is to arrive at the nearest subway station first and then transfer to a bus or taxi. The closest subway stations to the Second Waiver are the Communication University subway station (800 meters westward from the south gate of the Second Waiver, on Batong Line) and the Fuyupo subway station (about 800 meters northward from the second outer north gate, located in Liu Number line).

There are bus stops at the north and south entrances of the school, making it easy to travel.

It is recommended that every student purchase a transportation card to travel, which is convenient and saves money. You can buy a transportation card at the ticket window of almost every subway station. The cost is 20 yuan, and the recharge is unlimited.

 

3. How many international student apartments does Beijing International Studies University have?

The school has three international student apartments, No. 2, the second and third floors of No. 7, and No. 8, which can accommodate international students.

 

4. How much is the accommodation charge of Beijing International Studies University?

Dormitory

Double   Room / Rates

(RMB)

Facilities

Long   term

Short term    

Dorm No.2 Section A

12150 per academic year,   person, and bed

 

 

85 per person, day and bed

Furniture, bed linens, TV, air conditioner, telephone (201 card) and private washroom with shower (24 hours hot water service)

Dorm No.2 Section B

 

15120 per academic year, person, and bed

 

85 per person, day and bed

Furniture, bed linens, TV, air conditioner, telephone (201 card), private washroom with shower (24 hours hot water service) and kitchen

Dorm No.7 Section A

10260   per academic year, person, and bed

 

Furniture, bed linens, TV, telephone (201 card), air conditioner, private washroom with shower (24 hours hot water service), veranda

 

Dorm No.7 Section B

8100   per academic year, person, and bed

 

Furniture, bed linens, TV, telephone (201 card), air conditioner, private washroom with shower (24 hours hot water service)

 

Dorm No.8

 

14850  per academic year, person, and bed

 

120 per person, day and bed

Furniture, bed linens, TV, air conditioner, telephone (201 card), private washroom with shower (24 hours hot water service)

 

 

5. Do I need to pay a deposit to live in the dormitory of Beijing International Studies University?

The dormitory housing deposit is RMB 500 per person. When the student checks out, if the equipment in the room is not damaged, the housing deposit will be refunded to the student.

 

6. Can I cook in the dormitory of Beijing International Studies University?

Section A of Dormitory No. 2 has three public kitchens on the third, fourth and fifth floor respectively, equipped with induction cookers and microwave ovens for all-day free use.

Dormitory No. 7 has public toilets but no public kitchens.

Dormitory No. 8 has two public kitchens on the sixth and eighth floor, equipped with induction cookers and fridges for all-day free use.

 

7. Is there a charge for dormitory internet of Beijing International Studies University?

An Internet point is available in every room. The access prices are as follows:

In Building No 2: around RMB 120 Yuan per month. Contact information of the service provider is available at the reception desk (Tel: 65778206).

In Building No 7 and No 8: RMB 60 Yuan per month. Apply in Office 322 (Tel: 65778646), Building No.1 with the Meal Card (also known as Yi Ka Tong) and the student card.

 

8. Does the dormitory of Beijing International Studies University have a laundry room?

Each foreign student dormitory has a laundry room.

Dormitory No 2 and No. 7 have been equipped with these machines on every floor. Fee: RMB 4 Yuan/per time only in coin. If you don't have enough coins, please change them at the front desk of the dormitory.

Dormitory No 8's Laundry can be done on the 7th floor. Fee: RMB 3 Yuan/per time only by Laundry Card. You can purchase the card at the front desk with RMB 50 Yuan for the first time, including RMB 20 Yuan deposit. A minimum of RMB 30 Yuan is required in every top-up.

 

9. Do I need to pay electricity bills at Beijing International Studies University?

Each room in the international student apartment provides 100 kilowatt-hours of electricity for free every month for daily life and study lighting. The excess part of the expenses shall be borne by themselves.

 

10. Can I live off Beijing International Studies University?

International students can live off-campus, but they must go through the registration procedures for off-campus accommodation.

 

11. What are the procedures for living off Beijing International Studies University?

Go to the local police station to apply for a temporary accommodation registration form with your passport, the lease contract signed by the owner, the housing ownership certificate and a copy of the owner's ID card.

 

12. What should I pay attention to when I live off Beijing International Studies University?

When staying off-campus, you must ensure that the source of housing information is reliable, the rental procedures are complete and legal, and the host must have the lease permit to the local police station for filing. International students themselves must also greet the local neighborhood committee to ensure that the entire rental procedures are complete. , Legal and reliable.

Students who live off-campus must pay the rent in time to avoid unnecessary legal disputes.

 

13. What visa do I need to study in Beijing International Studies University?

Foreign students who come to study in China must hold an ordinary passport and study (X1) visa (study for more than one semester) or (X2) visa (study for one semester) to enter the country. Those who enter the country with other visas must change to a study visa in time.

 

14. How to apply for a residence permit studying in Beijing International Studies University?

The X1 visa holder should apply for Residence Permit within 30 days upon entry into China (otherwise he/she will be responsible for all the consequences, including the fine.) and have the following documents/certificates ready for such application:

  • Health Certificate issued by Beijing International Travel Healthcare Center

  • Visa or Residence Permit Application Form provided by ISO of BISU

  • Admission Notice of BISU and International Student Visa Application for Study in China (JW201/202 form)

  • Valid passport

  • One passport size (2-inch) photo (full-face, bareheaded, against pale blue or white background), and

  • Registration Form for Temporary Residence issued by the local police station. Students who live in the Foreign Student Dormitory Building may get this form at the front desk of the dorm building.

  • Students that have transferred to BISU from another university are required to present either the Transfer Certificate or the Graduation Certificate issued by that previous university.

 

15. Do I need to apply for a visa again if I return to Beijing International Studies University after vacation?

The enrolled students who have valid residence permits may, before the expiry date, return to mainland China from abroad (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), not having to apply for an entry visa again.

X2-visa holding students, who plan to spend their vacation abroad (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), should apply in advance to ISO for a re-entry visa. The following documents are required for the re-entry visa: Visa or Residence Permit Application Form provided by ISO, valid passport, BISU Admission Notice, JW201/202 form, one passport size (2 -inch) photo (full-face, bareheaded, against pale blue or white background), Registration Form of Temporary Residence issued by the local police station or the Foreign Student Dormitory.

 

16. What should I do if my visa expires when studying at Beijing International Studies University?

International students are advised to be alert to the expiry date of the entry visa or that of the residence permit. If your visa or residence permit has expired, you will be fined ranging from RMB 500 Yuan to 10000 Yuan, or even be detained by Public Security Bureau. Students who want to continue with their studies at BISU should make sure that tuition for relevant courses are paid before coming to ISO for visa extension at least ten days before the visa expiry date. In the case that your visa expires at the end of the semester, you should see to it that this application for extension is done in good time before vacations. When approved, you may then go to Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau to get your visa or residence permit extended upon presentation of your visa or Residence Permit Application Form provided by ISO, the valid passport, the Registration Form for Temporary Residence and one passport size (2-inch) photo against pale blue or white background.

 

17. What should I do if I lose my passport when studying at Beijing International Studies University?

If an international student loses his passport, he should immediately report the case to the local police station and apply for a passport loss certificate at the Exit-Entry Administration Office of the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, and then apply for a new passport at the embassy of their country in China. Go to the International Student Office of the school to apply for and extend the residence permit within ten days after obtaining the new passport.

 

18. Where to go for a physical examination when studying at Beijing International Studies University?

During the registration period for freshmen, students who are unqualified after the re-examination of the physical examination form and did not have a physical examination before entering the country will be organized by the school to the Beijing Municipal Health and Quarantine Bureau for physical examination. The specific time and place will be notified separately.

Freshmen who have passed their registration deadlines and old students who need to undergo a pre-physical examination, please go to the Beijing Municipal Health and Quarantine Bureau to receive a physical examination by yourself.

Location: Beijing Municipal Health and Quarantine Bureau

Address: No. 10, Dezheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing

Service time: 8:30-11:00 in the morning from Monday to Friday

Consulting Tel: 86-10-82403675

 

19. What materials are needed for the physical examination when studying at Beijing International Studies University?

Admission notice.

Original and photocopy of passport.

A 2-inch color photo.

Those who have undergone a domestic physical examination provide a full set of original physical examination reports for verification.

The health check fee is 400 yuan; the verification fee is 60 yuan.

 

20. Do I have to buy medical insurance to study at Beijing International Studies University?

Students who plan to study in China for no less than one semester are required to purchase medical insurance covering accidental injuries, serious illnesses and hospitalization. China Ping An Insurance Company offers group Comprehensive Insurance which covers accidental injuries and hospitalization. Each individual of the group needs to pay RMB 800 Yuan for one year or RMB 400 Yuan for half a year. Each of the insured students will be given an Insurance Card. The Card should be properly kept. In times of necessary medical treatment, the insured student should call the 24-hour service line, 400-810-5119 or 010-67185217 for assistance before going to the doctor. 

 

21. Is there any bank near Beijing International Studies University?

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: To the east of BISU North Gate

Agricultural Bank of China: 500 meters west from the North Gate, south side of Chao Yang Road

 

22. Is there any post office near Beijing International Studies University?

Sanjianfang Post Office: about 500 meters east of the road across the road from the north gate of the school

Business hours: 8:30-18:00, no break at noon

The school's mailing address is Room XX, No. 2 (No. 8/7) International Students Dormitory, Beijing International Studies University, No. 1, Dingfuzhuang South Lane, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China. Zipcode: 100024 and leave your phone number at the same time.

 

23. Where to go shopping studying in Beijing International Studies University?

Campus Supermarket: on the right side behind the north entrance of Canteen No.3

Tian Ke Long Supermarket: Opposite the BISU North Gate

Lotus Supermarket: take bus 639, 488, Express 111, 731, 648, 615, or BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) 2 westbound on the other side of the street in front of the North Gate, and get off at Min Hang Hospital Stop(about 10 to 15 minutes ride). Bus fare is 1 Yuan in cash or 40 cents with a Public Transport Card.

 

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