Further your studies in China?

Further your studies in China?

Three foreign students wearing their native outfits in Peking University

A growing number of foreign students would like to continue their studies in China. What do you think of the pros/cons of studying in China? Is studying China worth it? Share your views on our website

Chinese portal   “Yes, I am going to apply for a Chinese university to pursue my studies. Studying and living in China is cheaper than in European countries, the US and Japan. For example, for foreign students the tuition fee for studying at the Peking University is about $4500 annually. The cost of living is about $160 per month.” ——Andy F (US)

Further your studies in China?Min jiyoon, a foreign student, sitting at a classroom of Peking University double-checks her graduation thesis

“ Among the top 20 universities worldwide, there is no Chinese university. Although the cost of studying and living in China is cheaper, I prefer to apply for an American or British university. Besides, for most law school students, it will take 3 years for them to finish their master degree studies, but in the US, the duration is one year if I choose the LLM program.”—— Robert (Japan)

Further your studies in China?

Foreign students practice Chinese painting

“ The current rise of China has made it very clear that people who can speak Chinese and have firsthand experience of living in China are going to have a great advantage in terms of employment. China serves as a huge market for multinational corporations, and employers are well aware that a real understanding of China will make them more competitive.”—— Kishore (UK)

Further your studies in China?

Foreign student from Nanjing Normal University takes a graduation photo

“No, because the language is biggest headache for me. Chinese is one of the least literal languages in the world. There’s seldom a one-to-one translation for words and ideas from other languages, because all meaning comes from context. Coming from a different cultural background and trying to listen to native Chinese speakers is like going to your friend’s office party and trying to follow all the inside jokes.”—— Higaled (South Africa)

Further your studies in China?

Three foreign students perform traditional Chinese opera

“ China is a nation of etiquette and Chinese people are warm-hearted and hospitable. In addition, studying in China will also allow you to develop a more international awareness of global issues. My time in China has broadened my perspective and allowed me to reflect on my beliefs and values” —— Stu Pedass (Canada)