Beijing Forestry University Foreign Students Management Regulations (Undergraduate)
These Regulations are formulated in accordance with the spirit of the relevant documents of the Ministry of Education and with the actual situation of our university in order to enhance the understanding and friendship between the people of our country and other countries, promote the international exchange and cooperation of our University, and strengthen the standardized management of the acceptance and training of foreign students
The term "foreign students" as mentioned in these Regulations refers to foreign citizens who hold foreign passports and are officially admitted to our university for full-time undergraduate study.
In principle, foreign students shall be treated in the same way as Chinese students. In addition to the special provisions in this document, the regulations on student status management of Beijing Forestry University shall be implemented.
In principle, foreign students should study all the courses specified in the teaching plan of their major. After obtaining the required credits, they can be allowed to graduate and obtain a degree in accordance with the relevant provisions of the state.
Foreign students can take part of the courses specified in the teaching plan in advance or behind the schedule. However, study plan should be based on the principle of first basic, then major, from shallow to deep, and step by step. The study plan should be proposed in advance, and it can be implemented after approval by the Academic Affairs Office.
Foreign students should take the exams of the courses they have studied according to the regulations. If they fail the exams, they should retake the courses and pay the fees according to the regulations.
The school organizes foreign students to conduct teaching internships and social practices together with other students in the school in accordance with the teaching plan; however, when choosing an internship or practice location, it shall comply with relevant foreign-related and confidentiality regulations.
According to the relevant regulations of the Ministry of education, foreign students can apply for exemption from political courses and military training courses. The credit shortage caused by the exemption should be made up by the public elective courses of the whole university.
According to the actual situation of our university, the specific courses that can be exempted after research are as follows:
1．毛泽东思想概论(修读法学类专业的除外)- Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought (except for those studying law majors)
2．马克思主义政治经济学原理(修读经济学类、管理学类专业的除外)- Principles of Marxist Political Economics (except for those studying economics and management majors)
3．马克思主义哲学原理(修读法学类专业的除外)- Principles of Marxist Philosophy (except for those studying law majors)
4．邓小平理论概论、 “三个代表” 重要思想- An introduction to Deng Xiaoping Theory and the important thought of "Three Represents"
5．思想道德修养- Ideological and moral cultivation
6．形势与政策- Situation and Policy
7．军训及军事理论- Military training and military theory
8．职业生涯规划- Career plan
9．就业指导- Employment (Career) Guidance 第九条 申请免修的程序为：学生在每学期第1–2周向所属院部提出书面申请，院部签署意见后报教务处批准方可生效
The procedures for applying for exemption are as follows: students should submit a written application to the affiliated department in the first to second weeks of each semester, and the application will come into effect only after the Department has signed the opinions and submitted to the Academic Affairs Office for approval.
Chinese is the basic language of instruction for the University to train foreign students. For students whose Chinese proficiency cannot meet the professional learning requirements, they should take necessary Chinese Courses.
Foreign students who use English as their mother tongue can be exempted from learning English. Students from other countries may take English as the case may be.
Matters not covered herein shall be implemented in accordance with "Administrative Regulations on Undergraduate Status of Beijing Forestry University".
The office of Academic Affairs shall be responsible for the interpretation of these regulations.