Exchange: Beijing Foreign Studies University

Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) is a prestigious university in China that offers the most language programs in the country; it excels in the teaching and studying of foreign languages, foreign literature, overseas sinology. Students have taken courses in areas such as Chinese language, East Asian studies, and Comparative Literature.


Credit Equivalency: 40 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Exchange students will teach in the Elementary Department or the Secondary Department courses of foreign language, Canadian culture, or any related subject. Exchange students will have access to courses in Chinese language, Chinese culture or related subjects, short home-stay, two culture-related tours.

Open to students enrolled in the Education and Society program at Victoria College only.

Housing: On-campus housing is guaranteed


Subjects Available at Host: Arts and Science

Program Type: Professional, Study

Accepting Applications: Yes

Fall/Full-Year Deadline: January 14, 2021
Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021

Timeline: Fall (Sept-Dec), Winter (Feb-June), Year-long (Sept-Jun)

Country: China

City: Beijing

Institution: University

Language of Study: English, Chinese

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fee

Funding: IE Award and funding from host institution (housing, stipend, meal)

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25