Renmin University International Summer School

Renmin University International Summer School

Beijing, China

Important Information

Program Dates

June 3 - 21, 2023


RMB 20,500 (approx. CAD 3,800) for 2023

Language of Instruction


Course Credit

Variable - email with the courses you are interested in for more information.

Program Website

About the Program

Gain a unique cultural experience and choose from over 120 courses in Chinese language, Chinese studies, politics, history, sociology, economics, philosophy, and many more. Meet friends from all over the world, with approximately 450 international student participants and 3,000 local RUC students.


Included in Program Fee

The fee of RMB 20,000 (approx. CAD 3,800) for 2023 includes lectures and activities.

Not Included in Program Fee

The program fee does not include accommodations, U of L tuition for the the course, travel between Canada and Japan, and other living/personal expenses such as food.

On-campus accommodations are available at an additional cost, starting at RMB 50/day (2023).

Global Skills Opportunity Funding

Domestic undergraduate students who participate in this summer program will receive up to $5,000 through the Global Skills Opportunity Award.

Underrepresented students: up to $5,000

  • Indigenous students
  • Students with a disability
  • Low income students (receiving government student loans or grants)

All other eligible students: up to $2,500

Application Process

  1. Attend an upcoming info session.
  2. Apply to the summer exchange program on MyExperience under Campus Programs.
  3. We will review applications after the February 15 deadline and contact you with steps to apply to the partner if you are accepted.

Email with any questions about the program or application process.