Exchange: Peking University

Peking University has been a leading institution in China’s higher education since its very establishment in 1898. Over the past century, it has developed into a comprehensive institution of higher learning, embracing diverse branches of knowledge such as humanities, engineering, education and management science. Students have taken courses here in Economics and East Asian Studies.

Credit Equivalency: 36 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here. (For Rotman students, refer to this link for courses.)

Restricted Programs: Health Science Center, School of Software and Microelectronics, Faculty with special pre-requisites, Tailor-made programs, Double-degree courses, Shenzhen Graduate School, English-taught graduate courses of special Master programs (MBA, Master in International Relations, Master in Public Policy, LLM in Chinese Law, Yenching Academy, etc.), and Chinese-taught Master-level courses are only available with the faculty’s permit.

Housing: On-campus housing is guaranteed, and the host institution will assist in securing housing. Please find more information here.

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange.  This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email

Peking University does not accept Chinese citizens (including Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao) through the general exchange pathway. Applicants must be above 18 and under 45 years of age.


Country(ies): China
City: Beijing
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), Winter (Feb-Jun), Year-long (Sep-Jun)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: Chinese, English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award and Chinese Government Scholarship


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates) for Guanghua School of Management.
Minimum CGPA: 2.8 for other courses.
Language Requirement: : For Chinese taught undergraduate/ graduate courses, Chinese HSK 6 (with each item over 70 or equivalent level) is required.