Semester Exchange - Renmin University of China
Renmin University of China (RUC) is the first comprehensive research university established by the People’s Republic of China. Its predecessor was Shanbei Public School, founded in 1937. Chinese heads of state MAO Zedong, DENG Xiaoping, JIANG Zemin, HU Jintao and XI Jinping have all paid close attention to RUC’s development. Each has visited RUC’s campus and delivered speeches or written inscriptions for the university.
Renmin University of China is a comprehensive research-oriented university focusing on humanities and social sciences. It also offers a range of courses in the natural sciences, information technology and environmental sciences. The university’s overriding tasks have consistently been the pursuit of truth and progress, cultural transmission and educating the country’s future elites. RUC is an important base for training high-caliber professionals in the social sciences and humanities and houses a number of influential research centers and think tanks.
Since Renmin University was established, more than 250,000 outstanding RUC alumni have made important contributions in various sectors including government, academia, finance, communication and education.
With nine first-tier disciplines ranking No. 1 nationwide, Renmin University is well placed to become an influential leader in the Chinese humanities and social sciences. We welcome your cooperation in meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world and invite you to join us in building a world-class university and promoting excellence in higher education.
Program Dates: International summer school: July 2016
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Chinese
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website Renmin University of China
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- Home university registration certificate
How to apply
Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online
Application Fee: No fee
Payment Options: No fee
Logistics Fees: No fee
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas.
Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.
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Renmin University of China; RUC, also known as People's University of China
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Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages
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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Admisnistration, Art, Music, Humanities, Communication, Economics and Politics, Exchange, Renmin, China
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