Beihang University



Peter Hartges

China and Thailand Coordinator


+49 241 80 90683




Beihang University – also known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics – was formed in 1952 from the aeronautic departments of eight of China's top universities. It is one of the first universities in China to specialize in aeronautics and astronautics and is one of the country's top universities, particularly in the field of research. The university has expanded to over 30 departments and offers all traditional courses of study.

General Information







Number of Students




International Office

Fact Sheet


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

1 to 2 semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements


Study Details

Semester Dates

Winter semester: mid-September to mid-January
Summer semester: beginning of March to mid-June

Study Possibilities

Overview of Faculties and Institutes

Offers for exchange students

Academic stays

Research stays

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.

Course Offerings

Beihang Master Programs Taught in English

English Taught Courses for Undergraduates

Language Courses

Summer School

Prerequisites for the Application A good academic performance at the least
Language Requirements
  1. Very good English skills
  2. TOEFL is not required
  3. Abitur certificate or certificate from the Language Center is required (at least B1)
  4. In order to take courses offered in Chinese, students must provide proof of having attained at least 5 points in the Chinese Profieciecy Test (HSK).
Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

You can find further information on the application portal website.

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Other costs Travel expenses and general maintenance costs
Average cost of living From 350 to 600 euros depending on the provincial town
Funding Possibilities

Chinese scholarship of approximately 600 euros per semester for RWTH exchange students

BAföG for abroad

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

Practical Information
Accommodations free housing available on campus for RWTH exchange students
Health Insurance Students are required to have health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad.
Experience Reports

See the experience reports at Moveonline Exchange

There are currently no reports available for this university.

Additional Information

Fact Sheet 2020-21

Research Projects at Beihang University 2019-20

Foreign Office


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