Hebei Foreign Studies University is a comprehensive university established with the approval of and accredited by the Ministry of Education, and at present it is the only foreign language studies university with independent system in Hebei Province. In addition, it gains sufficient financial support from Hebei Provincial government. 61 foreign teachers, and approximately 9,000 students currently work / study in Hebei Foreign Studies University, which offers 72 academic majors covering 15 foreign languages. While it specializes in language programs, Hebei Foreign Studies University also offers other majors such as Business, Management, Education, Finance, Architecture, Nursing, Computer Sciences, Tourism, and Art, making Hebei Foreign Studies University a comprehensive and multidisciplinary university. Since the establishment Hebei Foreign Studies University has been committed to the introduction of advanced foreign educational resources, which enables its teaching methods and resources internationalized.
In 2011 in order to further promote international exchanges and intercollegiate cooperation & exchanges and strengthen cooperation and exchanges with universities at home and abroad, Hebei Foreign Studies University established School of International Cooperation and Exchange on the basis of its original School of Training and International Exchange Center. Carrying out all-round international cooperation and exchange is regarded as one of the development objectives of Hebei Foreign Studies University. It emphasizes on the introduction of advanced foreign teaching resources and the cultivation of internationalized talents, and has already implemented diverse, multilevel, and multidisciplinary exchange programs with foreign universities.
At present, Hebei Foreign Studies University has signed friendly cooperation agreements with universities from USA, Russia, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, South Korea and Japan, etc. In addition, foreign students are admitted to study Chinese language and culture in Hebei Foreign Studies University either for a long term or short term. Moreover, Hebei Foreign Studies University offers international program courses for students who wish to study abroad, including Oral Language Training with Natural Language Learning Method, Listening Improvement Class, and language learning classes covering English, Russian, Spain, Japanese, Italian, German, Korean, French, and Portuguese.
Besides, Hebei Foreign Studies University offers various foreign language tests, including JLPT, Topic, HSK, IELTS and TOEFL, providing much convenience to students who wish to study abroad and foreign language enthusiasts. Hebei Foreign Studies University aims to make full use of its own advantages in administration, resources and brand effect, grasp prospective opportunities, and explore with great initiatives so as to expand international exchanges and intercollegiate cooperation, and increase the introduction of advanced foreign teaching resources.
Hebei Foreign Studies University is making unremitting efforts to become an internationalized university with the help of universities at home and abroad and other social resources.