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Introduction to Hebei Foreign Studies University(HFSU)

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       Overview: (National standard code: 13402)  

Hebei Foreign Studies UniversityHFSU), as the only independent undergraduate international language university in Hebei Province, has developed into a comprehensive and international undergraduate university with 28 secondary colleges (15 national education-oriented colleges, 13 society-oriented colleges), more than 21,000 students, 1,358 faculty and staff, 7 foreign academicians, 210 foreign experts, offering 75 foreign languages, and 136 majors.

At present, HFSU has been cooperated with 359 universities in 82 countries worldwide at the Bachelor, Master and Doctorial levels. We have signed bilateral agreements with partner institutions and universities from the countries from all over the world, including the United States, Britain, Germany, France, Russia, Spain, Portugal, Japan, 22 major countries in Latin America, including Cuba, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Dominica, Panama, etc. The cooperation has been focused on but not limited to design of the major and curriculum courses construction, student exchange and further studies, mutual visits of teaching staff, school-enterprise cooperation, scientific research project cooperation, cooperation in publishing, introducing high-end talents.

With offering 75 languages spoken across pivotal countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, North, and South America, in terms of the number of offered foreign languages, HFSU ranks second among all universities in the country. Within ten fields of study, namely media, computer, finance, architecture, business and trade, education, medical care, traffic and tourism, art performance, and foreign literature, in total 136 majors are offered.

HFSU took the lead in establishing the first "Academic Workstation" among private colleges and universities in the PRC, successively introduced seven academicians, among which are Academician Ramagoshi from South Africa, Academician Perez from Cuba, Academician Pablo from Columbia, world young scientist Yaile, and international Artificial Intelligence scientist Rafael. Among private colleges and universities in the PRC on both level of academician and academician station HFSU has achieved the most remarkable breakthrough.   

HFSU is placed among national 5A-level private colleges and universities and is one of the 26 private universities supported by the Ministry of Education. It is a foreign language talent supply base for national aid to Africa, one of the 10 applied key undergraduate pilot universities approved by the People's Government of Hebei Province, a reform demonstration school of deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform in Hebei Province, a postdoctoral innovation practice base in Hebei Province, a national language talent training base along the "Belt and Road Initiative" in Hebei province, and a training base for small language volunteer interpreters in Hebei Provincial People's Government. It is awarded by the Provincial Government of Hebei Province as one of the top ten units for introducing high talents in Hebei Province. It is the training base for foreign-language volunteers for 2022 Beijing-Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Games. HFSU has been rated as "private university with social influence in China" and "typical university with social influence in China" by state-level media Xinhua News agency and Xinhua website for three consecutive years.

Rector Sun Jianzhong, the founder of HFSU, is a "Member of the Librarian of Cultural and History Research Museum of Hebei Provincial People's Government ", special researcher of the Consultative Office of the People's Government of Hebei Province, and has been awarded the "Outstanding Person in Social Impact Education", "Provincial First of May Labor Medal", "The Charity Star of Hebei Province”, “National First of May Labor Medal", and other honorary titles.

Continuously, HFSU has adhered to govern itself in accordance with law, public interest, standardization and science, and the problem orientation of "who to train, how to train, and for whom to train". It has given full play to the six functions of the university—personnel training, scientific research, social services, cultural transmission and innovation, international exchange, and innovation and entrepreneurship, and has formed its own distinctive practices what is affirmed by superior departments, graduates, parents of students, employers, and all sectors of the society.

Currently HFSU has 28 secondary colleges, including 15 teaching-oriented colleges: English Language College, College of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Language, College of German and French Language, Eurasian Languages College, Oriental Language College, Japanese Language College, College of International Language Education, College of International Finance, Computer College, College of Foreign-related Architectural Engineering, International Business School, International Medical School, College of Aviation and Tourism, Music College, College of Media. There are 13 society-oriented universites and institutes: School of Administration, Hebei International University for the Aged, Hebei Military University, Hebei Craftsman Institute, International Institute for Foreign Students, International Preparatory College, College of Social Sciences, International Exchange and Cooperation Institute, Institute for Vocational Education, College of Continuing Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship College, Foreign Academician Workstation, and Research Institute One Belt, One Road.


75 Languages:  

English, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Vietnamese, Thai, Burmese, Cambodian, Lao, Uzbek, Urdu, Pashto, Polish, Turkmen, Indonesian, Yoruba, Lithuanian, Malaysian, Fijian, Swedish, Hungarian, Finnish, Rwandan, Tamil, Albanian, Kazakh, Nepali, Armenian, Korean, Tajik, Azerbaijani, Greek, Slovenian, Farsi, Mongolian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Serbian (Montenegrin, Bosnian, Croatian), Amhara, Bengali, Swahili, Zulu, Bulgarian, Kirundi, Hebrew, Danish, Setswana, Romanian, Kyrgyz, Filipino, Norwegian, Czech (Slovakia), Icelandic, Dutch, Turkish, Berber, Lingala, Hausa, Madagascar, Hindi, Sinhalese, Latvian

Focus on gathering talents from all over the world and build an international high-quality teaching staff.

General secretary Xi Jinping pointed out that we should "gather talents from both the party and the outside world, all the domestic and overseas talents into the great struggle of the party and the people," and "gather the talents of the world". Under the guidance of General Secretary Xi, HFSU has been exploring the ways of recognizing, loving, educating, and using talents. With the goal of "master oriented, doctor as the banner, professor as the professional leader and academician as the research leader", and with the platform of "academician workstation", the university strives to build HFSU into a talent highland gathering the world's elite. The university not only employs 7 foreign academicians, but also 689 teachers with master's degree or above, 197 professional teachers with years of overseas study experience, 210 foreign experts, and 64 foreign experts as international cooperation specialists. These high-end foreign experts bring advanced education, teaching, management concepts and high-quality education resources, and help our university to move forward to a high-level international university.

At present, with a total of more than 70,000 participants, our school has participated in 258 large-scale collective translation volunteer activities,  including, Beijing Olympic Games, Shanghai World Expo, The 12th consecutive China Wuqiao Acrobatic Festival, China Stone Fair, Hengshui Lake International Marathon, Beijing Tianjin Hebei Industrial Transfer Series Docking Activities, just to mention but a few.

The university’s library possesses 1.2 million books, 263 types of Chinese and foreign periodicals, and more than 1.2 million types of Chinese and foreign e-books, which are introduced into the CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure). Teachers and students can access the resources at any time through the campus wired or wireless network on campus. Classes are given in multimedia classrooms, classes are infrared voice rooms. It has 20 digital audio-visual rooms, 1,300 microcomputers, while campus TV stations can receive and broadcast foreign language TV programs in various languages at the same time. As first set up in the PRC by our school, each language has its own language situational teaching and training room. Each major has its own specialized teaching and training room.

The university's project "Dragon and Phoenix Plan Post", through the "Western Point" military management, enables 100% of students to be trained on organizational skills and cadres’ abilities in the school.

The average employment rate of the 14th graduates of the school is 98.54%. The majors whose employment rate reaches 100% account for 96.5% of the total majors, and the counterpart employment rate reaches 76.62%. More than 50000 graduates are distributed in 126 cities in 26 provinces. There are 4316 graduates who have entered the world's top 500 and China's top 500 universities respectively, 2015 students are studying abroad, 1197 are employed abroad, 103 employed countries, among which 19 have served as accompanying translators for the heads of state at home and abroad. Among the graduates, 15,846 have a salary of 60,000-100,000 CNY, 13,453 have a salary of over 100,000 CNY, and 270 have an annual salary of over 450,000 CNY. The employment of graduates shows the phenomenon of "four plus" what means that with more students studying abroad, more employed abroad, more foreign enterprises enter the market, wages are increased. There are nearly 20,000 graduates in 91 countries accros the world, including all countries in Africa, 2/3 of countries in South America and 1 /3 of countries in the Middle East. In Hebei, across the country, and in many parts of the world, we can see the active figures of our graduates. They are becoming a living force to promote the socialist construction of the motherland and promote international exchanges and human progress.

Hebei University-Enterprise Cooperation Association for Promotion of Employment, initiated by our university, has 471 member units. The association has signed cooperation agreements with 41 chambers of commerce directly under the Provincial Federation of Industry and Commerce, and the school has conducted in-depth cooperation with chambers of commerce and member units in order to provide training, post internship practice, joint construction of professional projects, development and utilization of scientific research achievements, students’ employment, etc. For example, it has already cooperated with China Road and Bridge, China Nuclear Industry (English), Hebei Construction Engineering Group, Sinohydro (Spanish, project cost), Gezhouba Angola Co., Ltd., Sichuan Railway International, China Railway 20th Bureau (Italian, Portuguese), CNPC, China Railway 7th Bureau (French), Shenyang BMW, Hebei Deya Business (German), The First Affiliated Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, The First Hospital of Shijiazhuang (Nursing), Jinma Film and Television (photography, television program production), Hebei Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (engineering survey and supervision, construction engineering technology), Hebei Taihang State Hotel, China Hotel (foreign-related hotel management), Hebei Maya Film and Television (animation production Technology), Hebei Huahengxin Communication (computer network technology), Hebei Yuanda Securities, China Construction Bank, Guangfa Securities, Industrial Bank (accounting, finance and securities) and other companies carried out targeted training.

In order to facilitate the innovation and entrepreneurship of college students, the university built the "Incubation Park for Students’ Entrepreneurship of Hebei International Studies University", which has gathered 17 enterprises. The university also invests 1 million CNY every year to set up a special venture fund to support students to start their own businesses. In order to increase the rate of success of students who start their own businesses, the university invites successful entrepreneurs to visit the campus from time to time, impart entrepreneurial experience, and avoid entrepreneurial risks.

Every year, nearly 4,000 awardees at the university are awarded national scholarships. National scholarships are 8,000 CNY per person per year, national inspirational scholarships are 5,000 CNY per person per year, and national grants are 4,000, 3,000 and 2,000 CNY per person per year.


Undergraduate Enrollment Majors:

College of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Language: Spanish, Portuguese, Italian;

College of German and French Language: French, German;

Oriental Language College: Korean;

Japanese Language College: Japanese;

Eurasian Language College: Russian, Arabic;

English Language College: English, Translation;

College of Life Sciences: Nursing (direction: Foreign Nursing), Rehabilitation, Oral Medicine, Chinese Medicine;

College of International Language Education: Pre-school Education (direction: English Education), Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, Primary Education, Pedagogy;

College of Foreign-related Construction Engineering: Engineering Cost, Civil Engineering, Architecture;

College of Computer Science: Software Engineering, Network Engineering, Data Science and Big Data Technology, Internet of Things Engineering;

International Business College: Business English, International Economics and Trade, E-Commerce;

College of International Finance: Financial Management, Audit, Asset Assessment, Financial Engineering;

College of Media: Network and New Media, Broadcasting and Hosting Art, Radio and Television Choreographer;

Music College: Art Education, Music Performance, Dance Performance

College of Aeronautics: Tourism Management;


Specialty of College Enrollment 

(the college has launched enrollment plans in 30 provinces, cities and autonomous regions):

College of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Language: Applied Spanish, Applied Italian, Applied Portuguese (direction: Business Portuguese);

Eurasian Languages College: Applied Russian (directions: Tourist Guide, Business Russian), Applied Thai (direction: Thai-speaking Tourist Guide), Applied Mongolian, Applied Arabic, Applied Vietnamese (direction: Business Vietnamese);

College of German and French Language: Applied German (direction: Business German), Applied French (direction: Business French with Translation);

Oriental Language College: Applied Korean (directions: Business Korean, Korean-Chinese Simultaneous Interpretation, Korean-speaking Tourist Guide);

Japanese Language College: Applied Japanese (directions: Simultaneous Interpretation of Japanese and Chinese, Business Japanese, Japanese-speaking Tourist Guide);

English Language College: Applied English (direction: English-Chinese Simultaneous Interpretation);

College of International Language Education: Applied English (Foreign Chinese Education, Pre-school English Education, English Education), Psychological Counseling (direction: Psychological Education and Counseling);

College of Computer Science: Computer Network Technology, Computer Speed Recording (direction: English-Chinese Bilingual Speed Recording), Software Technology, Animation Design and Production, 3D Animation Design, Industrial Design (direction: 3D Design);

College of Life Sciences: Nursing (directions: English Nursing, Japanese Nursing, Korean Nursing), Rehabilitation Treatment Technology, Oral Medicine Technology;

International Business School: Business English, Customs And International Freight (directions: English Customs, English Press Prosecution), Marketing and Planning (Network Sales and Operations);

College of Aviation and Tourism: English-speaking Tour Guide, Air Service (direction: English-speaking Flight Attendant Service), Airport Service (direction: English-speaking Airport Service), Hotel Management (direction: Foreign-related Hotel Management), Secretary (direction: Foreign-related Secretary), Performance Clothing and Design;

College of Foreign-related Construction Engineering: Engineering Survey and Supervision, Construction Management (direction: Engineering Consulting), Engineering Cost, Road and Bridge Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Building Intelligence, Decoration Art Design (direction: Indoor and Outdoor Decoration Design), Architectural Design (direction: Chinese and Foreign Civil Engineering Design);

Music College: Music Performances, Dance Performances, Costume Performances;

College of Media: Broadcast host (direction: Foreign Language Announcer), Camera Technology, Television Program Production (direction: TV program planning and production), Digital Media Applied Technology, Application of Drone Technology;

College of International Finance: Accounting (direction: CPA direction, Foreign-related Accounting), Applied English with Alternate Translation, Finance and Securities (bank securities and insurance marketing);



Tuition and accommodation fees: all fees shall be strictly in accordance with the standards approved by the provincial price department. Students with financial difficulties can apply for the national student loan.


Enrollment Plan and Majors

For the nationwide enrollment, the college's enrollment majors and plans in each province are distributed in the undergraduate early approval (art education and minor language majors), the undergraduate second batch and the specialty early approval (minor language and art majors), and the specialties are approved according to the enrollment requirements. Please refer to the enrollment plan of general colleges and universities published by the provincial examination institutes for details.


Principles of Enrollment

1.  The university strictly implements the relevant national and provincial policies and regulations, and adheres to the principle of "fair competition, fair selection, open procedures, comprehensive evaluation of morality, intelligence and physique, comprehensive evaluation, and excellent admission".

2Candidates who have reached the admission score line of our university shall be admitted according to the principle of "score first and professional volunteer". Candidates in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region implement the admission rules of "voluntary clearing", and the university's undergraduate reservation plan is mainly used to adjust the imbalance of online students in various regions.

3The major of Korean, Russian, Arabic, German, Italian, Japanese, French, Portuguese and Spanish of the university is approved by the Ministry of Education to be enrolled as a minor language major, and enrolled in Hebei Province as an undergraduate for those who in advance receive approval B. Before filling in and submitting forms for approval B in advance, examinees must register before June 24 to participate in the interview organized by our university on 25th and 26th, and those who reach the second batch of control line for undergraduate candidates are selected on the basis of results of the interview conducted by the university.

4Undergraduate art education major of the university: it is arranged to approve A batch in advance for admission. All candidates who reach the second batch of filing line of the undergraduate and pass the joint examination of vocal music and dance in our province can apply for the examination. Eligible candidates will be admitted from high score to low score on the basis of their professional scores. For the second group of candidates, according to the source of students, the cultural filing line will be admitted by 80 points at most.

5For the art majors of the college: art, photography and video technology, music performance, dance performance, performance art (direction: vocal music), costume performance, visual communication design and production (direction: indoor and outdoor decoration design), broadcasting and hosting (direction: foreign language announcer), and admission of the professional results of the provincial joint examination, including broadcasting and hosting (direction: foreign language announcer) in Hebei Province for major enrollments, the college entrance examination plan uses the college entrance examination results of broadcasting and hosting art major of Hebei Normal University, implements the policies of local provinces, and the candidates who enter the file are selected according to their professional scores, ranking from high to low.

6Joint Sino-foreign educational program: Our university cooperates with Winona State University to major in pre-school education. Students will study in the United States for one year after being admitted by our university for three years, and graduate after one year of studying abroad. Students can also continue to pursue a master's degree in the United States.

7The policy of increasing and reducing scores shall be implemented in accordance with the regulations of the state and relevant provincial examination institutes. For all majors in liberal arts and science enrolment there will be no limitation to the proportions of genders. The health status shall be carried out in accordance with the relevant provisions of “The Guiding Opinions on Physical Examination for Enrollment of Ordinary colleges and Universities”.

8English is the public foreign language course for non-language majors. The teaching direction of music performance studies major is vocal music.

9The height of the female students who apply for the examination of flight English service and airport English service should be between 1.65-1.72 meters, and the height of the male students should be between 1.78-1.82 meters. They need to be interviewed. Before filling in the application form, please call or check online.

The height of male students, female students and naked eye students in the major of high-speed railway passenger service should be more than 1.70 meters, 1.60 and 4.0 respectively.

10For the major of tour guide, secretary, hotel management, nursing, broadcasting and hosting, it is required to have correct facial features and good image.

11After the new students register, the school shall carry out the new students' enrollment qualification and physical examination, and those who cheat and fail to meet the admission conditions will be disqualified.

12In 2019, the majors enrolled in Zhejiang and Shanghai are not limited to selected subjects.



If a student is qualified at the end of the period of study, the university will issue the diploma of undergraduate and junior college in accordance with law. Those who meet the requirements for conferring a bachelor's degree shall be granted a degree certificate and diploma of a related academic title. The name of the school is Hebei International Studies University.