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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Partner Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: Beijing Jiaotong University School of Economics and Management

Beijing, China

Scholarships of up to $2000 are available for UK students participating on this program in Fall 2019, Academic Year 2019-20, or Spring 2020
Contact Thomas Teague - thomas.teague@uky.edu - for details on terms and conditions


Program Overview

Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) is ranked in the top 50 of universities in China, and was the first university in the country to offer the study of management as a degree program.

BJTU's School of Economics and Management has a well-respected international staff with strong support for students, and offers a wide selection of business courses taught in entirely English.

The exchange program includes an optional Chinese Language Course where you can learn speaking, reading, writing, listening and business Chinese.

You will be assigned a student buddy from the School of Economics and Management who will meet you on arrival at campus and serve as your guide to help familiarize yourself with university and city life. The international dormitory is modern with laundry facilities.

Take a video tour of the BJTU campus.

Centrally located adjacent to the second ring road, the attractive tree-lined campus is a short walk to the subway providing convenient city access.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in local excursions to the Forbidden City and traditional festivals.

BJTU is a great academic fit for ....
management, marketing, and economics majors but students in all areas of business will find helpful courses here.
Students with minors in economics and international business should also consider this exchange as a good academic fit.
Students should have finished about 60 hours with a 3.0 GPA and be ready for upper division coursework.

BJTU business courses taught in English fall semester

BJTU business courses taught in English spring semester
 

Highlights

  • Good selection of business courses taught in English
  • Conveniently located close to the center of Beijing
  • Learn Chinese - including Business Chinese

Eligibility

This program is open to undergraduate students whose primary major or minor is housed in the Gatton School of Business and Economics.

Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.
 

Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from the Exchange University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by the Exchange University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.

Housing & Meals

BJTU offers a range of on-campus housing. Students who want to live off-campus are responsible for organizing their own accommodation. 
There are canteens on campus where you can purchase meals for a modest cost.  There are also a number of nearby off-campus dining options.

Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please check the Program Cost and Budget information page for each semester. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.

Required Applications

2 | UK Education Abroad & the Exchange University

Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.


For More Info, contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator, laurence.tuccori@uky.edu.



This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.