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Global Future IT Leader Summer Program

IT Summer Program

The summer program for the Chinese Cultural Experience in Beijing is a good opportunity to spread the Chinese culture and let the world know about the picture of modern China. It is initiated by Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT). We welcome students from all countries around the world to our summer program.

About the Program

The program will last 3 weeks in July and English will be the official language. The program will offer you:

A personal visiting experience of Fortune 500 Companies: Tours to the leading and innovative IT companies will be arranged, and Huawei, China Mobile, IBM China, Baidu and Lenovo are on the contact list. Participants of the program will visit China Telecom Museum and China Academy of Urban Planning & Design as well.

An opportunity to learn Chinese:

Participants of the program will have the opportunity to learn basic Chinese at International Chinese Training Centre of BUPT. The International Chinese Training Centre of BUPT was established in 1986. Over the past 25 years, it has trained students from more than 40 countries around the world, including the USA, Canada, Japan, South Korea, France, Germany, Switzerland, and so on. There is no doubt that our excellent teaching team will give you an enjoyable Chinese learning experience.

An opportunity to experience traditional Chinese culture:

Various cultural activities and social programs are planned for the participants as well. Participants will not only learn Kong Fu, Chinese calligraphy, paper-cutting and appreciate Peking Opera. They will also have a chance to visit local families to enjoy common people’s daily life in Beijing and make traditional Chinese food together with them.

Culture tour:

The theme of history and culture is to explore and taste the profound heritage of Chinese culture by visiting museums and classical places of interest.

Theme of arts and culture: participants will taste the esthetic interests of Chinese people by learning the Chinese calligraphy, drama, music and other arts through classical works.

Theme of folk cultures: they will feel the charms of Chinese folk arts by watching the performance of folk artists and making handicrafts with their own hands; they also will feel the boundless joy of Chinese folk sports by playing Taiji quan and diabolo and kicking shuttlecocks.

Participants will have a party with the Chinese students; sing and dance together; the Chinese students will display their after school activities.

An interesting trip around Beijing:

Beijing is famous for its political effects as well as its fantastic scenic spots. During the program, participants will have a chance to visit the Great Wall, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City Museum, the History Museum, the Beijing Zoo, Beihai Park and many other historical places.


Participants will reside in university dormitories. The dorm will be a double-bed room, 24 hours hot water, air–conditioning, WIFI, public kitchen, etc.

How to apply:

The program is a selective one and opens to all the international students who are currently enrolled in the university.

Please download the application form from our website ( http://studyinchina.bupt.edu.cn) and send the completed application form to itsummer@bupt.edu.cn.


The total fee for the program is 12,000 RMB, and for excellent applicants can apply for 3,500 RMB scholarships provided by BUPT. The fees cover:

Tuition fee for Chinese courses and academic lectures


Welcome party, Graduate party, two lunches during the one-day tour

Welcome party, Graduate party, two lunches during the one-day tour Cultural activities and social programs

Participants are responsible for the visa, flight fees and personal expenses.

Important Dates:


April 15

Application Deadline

July 6

Registration and dorm Check-in

May 1

Acceptance Notification

July 8

Program Begins

May 10

Payment Deadline*

July 28

Program Ends

May 20

Invitation Letters to be sent.

July 28

Check-out and Departure

June 10

Cancellation Deadline*



* Application will be cancelled if payment is not made by the payment deadline
* Registration cancellations received prior to the cancellation deadline may be eligible to receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund

Contact Us

Website: http://studyinchina.bupt.edu.cn

Email: itsummer@bupt.edu.cn

Address: International Office, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, No. 10, Xi Tu cheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China, 100876

Tel: +86-10 62281949

Fax: +86-10 62285057

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