Founded in 1962, Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), located at “Wudaokou”, the heart of Beijing’s university area, has become a leading public university with 12,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as Chinese language training programs.
Consistently ranked one of China’s most internationalized university, BLCU is home to the world's largest Chinese language and culture education program. It offers the best and a full-range of Chinese language courses to international students either for a degree or a short period of intensive training. With its over 5,000 home students and 6,000 international students on campus, BLCU brings ideas and brilliant minds together, inspiring innovations with real impact today and in the future.
Known as the “Little United Nations” and home to advanced research and teaching in Chinese language and culture, foreign languages, international business, arts and social sciences, BLCU is globally connected, forward-looking and encourages international partnerships in learning, teaching and research. With campuses and education centers in Thailand, Japan and Korea, and academic partnerships spanning the globe, BLCU is an ideal place to study and undertake research.
BLCU at a glance
Strength in numbers
Among all Chinese universities:
More than 160,000 alumni in 183 countries
Most accessible and friendly university
6,300 full-time undergrads
One of the top fifty universities
2,500 full-time graduate students
Largest number of international students
6,000 international students
One of the top four language universities
1,200 full-time faculty and staff
4 Chang Jiang Scholars allocated to BLCU