Incoming Exchange
Welcome to Peking University, Guanghua School of Management!

We look forward to meeting you and helping you have an academically and personally rewarding experience in China.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 134 of the world’s best business schools in 37 countries/ regions around the world.

Come join us for the experience of a lifetime!

  • Applying
  • Deadlines
  • Fact Sheet
  • Academics
If you want to attend Peking University, Guanghua School of Management as an exchange student, you must follow the following application procedures.
  • Obtain a Formal Nomination
    Students who wish to apply for Guanghua’s exchange program must be formally nominated by the study abroad coordinator at their home institution. Please keep in mind that only students from our partner institutions can apply. (Click here for a list of partner institutions)    
  • Submit Application Materials
    Upon receiving your nomination, Guanghua will send you a welcome email and application instructions to apply via the online application. Applications must be submitted on time to be considered.    
  • Admissions Packet
    Guanghua will mail your admissions packet to your home university, which will include a formal acceptance letter and the relevant documents for the visa application.    
  • Guanghua releases course information.    


Nomination Period:    

Fall semester / One year: February 15 to March 30

Spring semester: August 15 to September 30  

Application Deadlines:    

Fall Semester / One year: 

First round of application: April 15        

Second round of application: May 15     

Spring Semester: 

First round of application: October 15

Second round of application: November 15    

Exchange students typically enroll in 4-18 credits per semester. Each credit represents 15 hours. The times for all examinations and courses have already been determined and CAN NOT be changed.Please discuss your course selections with your home university to ensure that the courses you select at Guanghua will transfer back to your university. Please remember to be flexible with your course selection, as undergraduate students are strictly FORBIDDEN to take MBA courses. In addition, we do not advise students to attend the exchange program during their last semester, because we cannot guarantee that you will be able to register for the necessary courses.  


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