BEIJING: Beijing Institute of Technology

Beijing, China

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  • Fall Semester - Early September - Late January
  • Spring Semester - Late February - Early July

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 15
  • Spring Semester - October 1


Study Abroad Coordinator: Mike Miller (


Students may only take courses that are taught in English from the BIT course catalog

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Host University

Founded in Yan’an in 1940, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is a national key university, an open, international and research-oriented university of science, engineering and humanities. BIT has nearly 14,000 undergraduates and is organized into 17 academic colleges.

Eligibility Requirements

Full-time Northeastern University student, sophomore or above, 2.5 GPA.

Application Procedure

    • OISP online application form
    • Home School Nomination from OISP
    • BIT online application (which includes 2 academic references and Statement of Purpose clearly indicating duration and purpose of study preferred technical work or experience and academic background)
    • Please submit the following directly to OISP:
    • BIT housing application form
    • Print out of the BIT online application form
    • Official Transcript
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page
    • Study plan/Statement of Purpose.
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Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $22,660

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($22,310), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights

*BIT will consider all students for a scholarship to help defray the cost of housing, health insurance, food and transportation while in Beijing.  There is no special application for this, as all applicants will be considered.


Students will be housed in dormitories


Beijing  is the capital of the most populous country in the world, the People's Republic of China, and also its second largest city after Shanghai. It was also the seat of the Ming and Qing dynasty emperors until the formation of a republic in 1911. Beijing is the political, educational and cultural center of the country and as such it is rich in historical sites and important government and cultural institutions. Beijing has a population of 17 million people.