Beijing Institute of Technology – BIT



Peter Hartges

Tsinghua Program


+49 241 80 90683




Bejing Institute of Technology, BIT, has been one of the leading research universities in China for more than 50 years. As one of the first university in China, it operates a graduate school and receives privileged funding from the Chinese government as part of Project 211 and Project 985. The university cooperates with 90 educational institutions in 29 countries and more than one hundred companies in China and abroad. BIT is broken down into 13 academic colleges with 47 departments and 43 research institutions and centers.

General Information







Number of Students




International Office

BIT Admission Book 2020


Type of Agreement

University cooperation

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester)
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements


Study Details

Semester Dates

Winter semester: beginning of September to the end of January
Summer semester: beginning of February to the end of June

Study Possibilities

Overview of Faculties and Institutes

Programs in Exchange Students & Study Abroad Program

Course Offerings

English Taught Programs for Graduates

English Taught Programs for Undergraduates

As a rule, exchange students may not select Master’s courses in economics at Chinese partner universities. Please check the websites of the partner university for specific details or enquire directly.

Language Courses

Overview of Language Courses

Prerequisites for the Application At least good academic performance
Language Requirements

At least good skills in the language of instruction
TOEFL is not required
Abitur certificate or certificate from the Language Center is required

Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

December 15: 1-2 semesters starting in winter semester of the upcoming academic year

August 15: 1 semester starting the summer semester of the upcoming academic year – only for allocation of remaining spots

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Average Cost of Living 300 to 500 euros
Funding Possibilities

Scholarship Program of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung and the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing Study Abroad

Practical Information

Support from the partner university: Yes

Information from the partner university: Yes

Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
Experience Reports See the experience reports at MoveOn Exchanges
Additional Information

BIT Fact Sheet 2020

Foreign Office


Annual summer school for TU9-students at BIT in august (RWTH scholarship possible)

BIT CSC scholarship proposal for Master students and PhDs