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2022 Fall Semester International Students Prospectus of Capital Normal University

I. Brief Introduction to CNU

Capital Normal University (CNU) is a national “Double-First Class” university co-sponsored both by the Beijing Municipal Government and the State Ministry of Education (MOE). CNU offers multiple disciplines including literature, science, engineering, management, law, education, foreign language and art etc. According to the 4th round of Disciplinary Evaluation by MOE, CNU ranks 37th among more than 500 participating institutions nationwide by the total number of Class-A disciplines and ranks No. 1 among Beijing Municipal Universities. Disciplines such as Education, Fine Arts, World History, Chinese Language and Literature, Marxism Theory rank top 10% nationwide. Disciplines such as Chinese History, Mathematics, Geography, Biology, Statistics, Music and Dance rank top 20% nationwide. All disciplines at all levels are open to international students.

CNU is located next to the West 3rd Ring Road of Beijing, with convenient transportation and first-class teachers. It has the best teaching facilities and international student dorm in Beijing. CNU is currently composed of 31 colleges and schools, offering 59 undergraduate programs, 142 master programs, and 101 PH.D programs, with a total enrollment of nearly 30,000 students. Approximately 2,500 international students study in CNU for long-term and short-term programs every year. CNU is one of the earliest universities which started the education of international students in China. Now, it is entitled to Demonstration Base for International Students Education of Ministry of Education, Preparatory Education for International Students,Talent Training Base for "Belt and Road" Countries, HSK Testing Center and Beijing Chinese Language Education Base.

CNU offers various scholarships, such as Chinese Government Scholarship, International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship(Confucius Institute Scholarship) and Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship. We welcome outstanding young people from all over the world to study at Capital Normal University!

II. Specialty Catalogue

Please refer to the website of the College of International Education
for enrollment information such as Specialty Catalogue
The following specialties are very popular with international students:

Chinese Language

Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

International Economy and Trade

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Tourism management

Chinese Language and Literature

International Business



Geographic Information Science (Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs offered in English is open)

Music and Dance

Life Sciences


Fine Arts (Chinese Calligraphy Culture)


III. Application Procedure

1. Log in the application system ( and register an account. Fill out the application information and upload the scanned copy of supporting documents according to requirements.

2. After passing the application check, applicants can pay the application fee online or at the Admission Office. Once the application fee is paid, it will not be refunded.

3. Applicants can log in CNU international student online application system to check the admission result after paying the application fee. Affected by the epidemic situation, the Admission Notice and the Visa Application for Study in China (JW202 Form) will be sent to applicants according to the entry policy.

4. CNU will adopt a combination of online and offline teaching methods. The specific teaching methods will be determined according to the entry policies of relevant departments of the Chinese government.

Ⅳ. Application Deadline

July 15th,2022

Ⅴ. Tuition Fee and Accommodation Fee

1.Long-term Students (RMB per person)

Program Categories

Application Fee

Tuition for one semester

Chinese Language



Intensive of chinese language


Preparatory Education Program


Undergraduate/Associate Degree Program of Chinese Language


Undergraduate of other Majors

Humanities: 11,800

Science: 13,800

Art: 14,500

English Teaching:14,500

Master’s candidate


Humanities: 13,800

Science: 15,800

Art: 16,000

English Teaching:17,500

Doctoral candidate /  Advanced student sitting in doctoral degree program

Humanities: 15,800

Science: 16,800

Art: 17,500

English Teaching:20,500

2.Short-term Students  (RMB per person)

Length of study

Application Fee

Tuition (Chinese Language and  Culture Course-Chinese Taught )

One week



Two weeks


Three weeks


Four weeks


Longer than four weeks

800 for each extra week


Room type

Paid by semester

Single room


Double room


Four-bed room


Ⅵ. Scholarships
1. Chinese Government Scholarship
Capital Normal University is a Chinese Government Scholarship university authorized by the Ministry of Education of China.
There are mainly two types of Chinese government scholarship programs that CNU can enroll:
University Program of Capital Normal University
Bilateral programs and special scholarship programs of CSC

2.International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship (Confucius Institute Scholarship)
3. Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship for International Students
4.Beijing Municipal "Belt and Road Initiative" Scholarship for International Students
Please visit the website of the College of International Education(; for the application procedures and contents of the scholarships.

Ⅶ. Visa

Admitted students should apply for a student visa at the Chinese Embassy or Consulate with the Admission Notice and the Visa Application for Study in China (JW201/202). Those who will study for 6 months or above should apply for X1 visa, and need to change X1 visa into residence permit at the International Student Office within 30 days after arriving in China. Students who will study in China within 6 months can apply for X2 visa.

Ⅷ. Insurance

According to the regulations of Ministry of Education of China, international students in China must purchase medical insurance in China. Students can purchase medical insurance on the day of registration. The university will not register for those who have not purchased medical insurance.

Ⅸ. Contact Us

Admission Office for International Students, College of International Education, Capital Normal University

Address: RM 725, South Building, Int'l Cultural Plaza, North Campus #1, CNU,83 Xi San Huan Bei Lu, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R.China

Zip Code: 100089

Tel: +86-10-68902651, +86-10-68902796

Fax: +86-10-68416837



Online Registration Website for International Students: