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Northwest University Bachelor Degree of International Economics and Trade in English

I.Training objective

This program is aimed at training the cross-century talents that could adapt to the development trend of economic globalization andChina's "going out" development goals. It requires students to master solid basic theory about economics with global view and advanced concept in such open economy. And the students should have good command of English, understand the leading commerce pattern, be capable of adapting to the ceaseless changes of both international and domestic economic development, and master the basic ability to participate in international competition and engage in the management of the international market.

II. Duration and Construction Language

Duration: Four years

Construction Language: English

III. Program Description

This program requires students to systemically master the basic theory and rich knowledge of world economics and international trade, to know modern management methods and skills, and have strong problem analyzing and solving abilities.

Main courses: Political Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, World Economics, International Trade, International Business, International Investment Theory and Practice, International Trade Practice, etc. International students are exempt from the Political Theory, Physical Education, Military Theory, Ideological and Moral Education and Foreign Language.

Main practical training: Students are trained to participate in the practical work in governmental executive departments or commercial enterprises and write internship report.  

IV. Internship

A scattered practice methodology is adopted for internship. And it is normally arranged at the end of the first semester in the senior year. Considering the discipline knowledge and unique major characteristics, individual students can seek internship opportunities in their home countries or in Chinese enterprises and institutions according to their own situation. Through practical training, the internship will prepare students with basic skills to work on practical cases and management. Moreover, the students could test their theoretical knowledge in practice, possess relative working experience and improve their comprehensive abilities through practice.    

V. Examination

The student’s performance in each course is consisted of three parts: the class attendance and performance (20%), the midterm examination (20%), and the final exam (40%).

VI. Degree

The students, who pass the performance review, graduation practice and graduation thesis, and get approval by the University Academic Degree Evaluation Committee, will be granted with the Graduation Certificate in International Economy and Trade, and Bachelor Degree in Economics by Northwest University.

VII. Application Requirements:

 1. Applicant should be under the age of 45 and in good health;

 2. Applicant should have valid passport;

 3. Applicant should have obtained a senior high school diploma or an equivalent diploma by the time of application;

 4. Applicant should have a mastery of Chinese language skills equal to HSK level 3/HSKK level 4 requirements.

VIII. Application time: 

 March to June every year

IX. Application documents:

1. Photocopy of High school graduation certificate, this year’s graduates can provide proof of graduation when apply (either in English or Chinese);

2. Photocopy of High school transcripts;

3.Chinese Proficiency Test HSK4;

4. Photocopy of passport and 5 passport -sized photos;

5. Some students may required to provide non-criminal record. (If the original copy is not in either Chinese or English, a notarized English document is required.)

X. Admission Letter

The International Students Admission Office holds the right to make final admission decisions upon reviewing the application documents. Admitted students will receive the admission letter and JW202 (the visa application form) via mail.  

XI. Tuition and Fees

1. Registration fee: RMB 350

2. Tuition Fees: RMB 15000 /year

3. Medical insurance: RMB 800 / year

4. Accommodation


Northwest University Hotel Building No.1

Double Room

Independent bathroom, AC, TV, Telephone, Internet

¥90 room/day

Single Room

Independent bathroom, AC, TV, Telephone, Internet

¥60 person/day

Northwest University Hotel Building No.4

Double Room

Independent bathroom, AC, TV, Telephone, Internet

¥80 room/day




Double Room

Public bathroom, AC, TV, Telephone, Internet

¥3500 person/semester

¥6500 person/year



¥2300 person semester¥4000 person/year

Note:The above mentioned accommodation fee is for students who study at NWU for more than three months.


XII. Contact Information

International Students Admissions, School  of International Cultural Exchanges

   Address: 1st Floor, International Affairs Building,

No. 229   North Taibai Avenue,

Taibai Campus, Northwest University,

Xi’an, Shaanxi, P. R. China

   Postcode: 710069

   Telephone: 0086-29-88302373     0086-29-88303928

   Fax: 0086-29—88303511