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Home: Peking University
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Address: No. 5 Yiheyuan Road Haidian District Beijing 100871
website: www.pku.edu.cn

Peking University (PKU, Beijing University, also known as Beida), was originated in 1898, is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan", is situated at the northeast of the Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing. It stands near the Summer Palace and the Old Summer Palace.

Peking University is a beautiful campus, it is like an imperial garden with many traditional Chinese architectures. The Boya Tower beside Weiming Lake near the East Gate in the center of campus is representative of the ancient Chinese architecture in the university. Most buildings of Beida campus have a Chinese style but there are a few modern buildings as well.

There are 7 gates that lead into campus, the most popular one is the West Gate. Yet each of these gates are specifically for cars or just for people to walk through.

In 2000, Beijing Medical University was merged into Peking University and became the Peking University Health Science Center, it is located in Xueyuan Lu.

In 2001, Peking University's Shenzhen campus, Shenzhen Graduate School, opened its doors. The campus is located in the northwest part of Shenzhen City.

International students

There are approximately 2,000 international students on campus every year, making it one of the largest international college campuses in China. The dorms for international students are located at "Shao Yuan" (Shao Garden).

The normal period of study for each program is as follows: 4 years for undergraduate degrees, 3 years (or in some cases, 2 years) for master's degrees, and 4 years for doctoral degrees.

Peking University divides every academic year into spring and autumn semesters, with the latter marking the commencement of the academic year.

General Visiting Students Program 26,000 RMB-30,000 RMB
Senior Visiting Students Program 30,000 RMB-34,000 RMB
Undergraduate Program 26,000 RMB-30,000 RMB
Master's Program 29,000 RMB-33,000 RMB
Doctorate Program 32,000 RMB-40,000 RMB

Peking University Application Information for International Students 2009 (Full Version) - www.oir.pku.edu.cn/newoir/stuab/doc/2009/en/2009EN.pdf

For more information, please visit www.oir.pku.edu.cn/oirEn/.

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