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Beijing Language and Culture University

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) was established in 1962 and offer courses in various disciplines, such as foreign languages, Chinese language, information science, economics, and arts. BLCU has become one of the top language universities and the largest Chinese language education center in the world.

    Location Beijing, China
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction English and Chinese
    Budget Available upon request
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 2.8
    Other Requirements Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Newly admitted SBU students are eligible to apply for the Spring 2021 SBU Home Abroad Program.

    Chinese citizens currently in China are eligible to apply for the Spring 2021 SBU Home Abroad Program.
    Application Deadline November 10 for the SBU Home Abroad Program. (Deadline extended to December 1).Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Please use the links below to view the Fall 2020 courses offered at this university and the Spring 2021 Course List. An initial review of the Spring 21 courses was completed; more information will be added to the list as equivalency details become available. 

    Fall 2020 Approved Courses - Spring 2021 Course List

    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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