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Comparative Education
- General Information

    The International Master Program in Educational Leadership and Policy (Comparative Education) is a unique program offered by the Institute of international and comparative education at Beijing Normal University with support from the Institute of International Education at Stockholm University. This program, with generous financial support from the Chinese Government, is designed to enhance educational and cultural exchange between China and other countries, and to train talented individuals who can contribute to globalization and internationalization in the fields of educational management, leadership and policy-making worldwide.
    The Master Program in Educational Leadership and Policy (Comparative Education) for International Students is modeled on the core-course system designed by the Institute of International Education at Stockholm University. This system has a proven track record of effectiveness in training of over 30 years, and the program at BNU is focused on a series of contemporary educational topics that are relevant to all countries, especially developing nations. These include promoting educational equality, high quality education, education for sustainable development and ICT education. Based on the rich international resources of Beijing Normal University, it has a strong team of professors and faculty members, and aims to become a high quality and world-class international program.


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 34,000 pre year
    RMB 68,000 in total (About $ 12,470)
    Accommodation Fee
    Liyun Apartment: No.3 International Students Dormitory(B)
    Single Room RMB 140 to RMB 95
    Studio RMB 140 to RMB 95
    Liyun Apartment: No.1 International Students Dormitory (A)
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 50
    Single Room RMB 55 to RMB 75
    Liyun Apartment: No.2 International Students Dormitory (F)
    Double Room RMB 120 to RMB 65
    Single Room RMB 120 to RMB 80
    XinSong Apartment
    Double Room RMB 120 to RMB 75
    Lan Hui Apartment
    Double Room RMB 120 to RMB 60
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 350 to RMB 600
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  34,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

1. Applicant should be non-Chinese citizens holding a foreign passport under 50 years old. (Former Chinese citizens naturalized into other nationalities are required to provide certification of the cancellation of their Hukou and ID card; this certification should be issued by the Public Security Bureau.) 2. Master Program Applicant should hold a qualification which is equivalent to (or above) a Bachelor’s degree from a Chinese university.
3. Since the program is offered in English, a good mastery of English is required for program admission. TOEFL or IELTS score required for international students whose first language is not English: Applicants who have received an original degree from an English-medium program in previous institutions can be exempted from test requirements. 4. Work experience in the educational field is preferable but not essential.

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Two photocopies of the first page of applicant’s passport

This must be a valid, ordinary passport.

3. Two passport-sized photos

With the name of the applicant and the school applied for written on the back.

4. An original or notarized copy of their undergraduate academic transcripts and bachelor’s degree certificate and graduation certificate (in English or Chinese)

5. Please submit any published academic papers, patents, or other academic achievements (originals or copies if applicant has)

6. English proficiency test certificate

Applicants who are non-native English speaker should provide a certificate of their English proficiency.

7. Two letters of recommendation

Recommendation letters from two associate professors or scholars with higher academic titles. There is no specified format for the recommendation letters and all letters must be signed by the referee.

8. Completed Personal Statement Form

Please download and print the form, this form should be signed by the applicant.

You can download a template or sample from here .
  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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