Semester Exchange - Renmin University of China

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.

Country

China

Type of Program

Exchange

Level of Study

Undergraduate

Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

First Semester: February - June
Second Semester: September - January

Language of Instruction

Chinese, English

Travel Grant

$2500

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)

2.0

Course Information

Course Catalogue

Accommodation

Renmin Housing

Exchange Student Website

Renmin Exchange Website

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

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. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

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.


*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Summary
Renmin University of China; RUC, also known as People's University of China

Area of study
Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
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Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Admisnistration, Art, Music, Humanities, Communication, Economics and Politics, Exchange, Renmin, China

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$2500

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate

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