Peking University (PKU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China and its rich history and esteemed cultural tradition extends over a century. As a school within PKU, the Guanghua School of Management carries its rich legacy and tradition of academic excellence. It is one of the most prestigious and highly respected business schools in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, Guanghua is a recognized global authority on matters relating to the Chinese economy and management. As an exchange student, you will have the opportunity to engage in academic discourse and gain a deeper understanding of the business environment in China. As Beijing is the heart of China, you will not only enjoy the PKU culture, but also live in one of the world’s most dynamic and historic cities. Guanghua typically receives around 200 exchange students from our partner institutions every year. These students represent over 100 of the world’s best business schools in 29 countries/ regions around the world.
Peking University (Guanghua School of Management) offers courses in several academic areas. Please refer to the Course Information webpage on the Guanghua website here, http://www.gsm.pku.edu.cn/index/en/P10200626881378194341464.html
Course Approval Process
All courses taken on study abroad programs must then be approved by the appropriate college course approval contact as listed in the link below. Approval is indicated by the appropriate college representative’s signature on the Course Approval Form.
Please visit Course Approval Process webpage to review the approval process and print a Course Approval Form: http://www.marquette.edu/abroad/course-approval-process.shtml
Grades and Credit Transfer:
Study abroad is an academic experience. While your grades will not count towards your GPA, it is vital that you are academically successful. To earn credits for courses taken abroad, you will need to earn the equivalent of a ‘C’ or better at your host institution
– At Peking this is a 70. You cannot take classes pass/fail at your host institution
. You cannot take classes pass/fail at your host institution.
You are required to take the equivalent of at least 12 U.S. credits while abroad
. This programs runs on the U.S. credit system. Therefore, 1 credit at Peking count as 1 U.S. credit. You must take 12 credits at Peking for the semester.
On campus accommodation is currently NOT available due to the overwhelming demand. The Department of Lodging for Overseas Students is in charge of housing on campus. For reservations and related information, please contact the office via 86-10-6275 2264, or visit the website. The Office of International Relations at Guanghua will help to arrange apartments close to the campus. Rates range from RMB 2500 to RMB 4500 per month for a single room.
Please see budget sheet for your term above.
Beijing, also known as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is the political, educational, and cultural center of the country. Beijing opera is a traditional form of Chinese theatre well known throughout the nation. Beijing opera is performed through a combination of song, spoken dialogue, and action sequences involving gestures, movement, fighting and acrobatics. Much of Beijing opera is carried out in an archaic stage dialect quite different from Modern Standard Chinese and from the modern Beijing dialect. At the historical heart of Beijing lies the Forbidden City, the enormous palace compound that was the home of the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties. It also hosts the Palace Museum, which contains imperial collections of Chinese art. Surrounding the Forbidden City are several former imperial gardens, parks and scenic areas.