As a diversified, multi-level and all-round foreign language teaching and language talents cultivation base, the School of Foreign Languages (SFL) of Renmin University of China (RUC) provides undergraduate programs, postgraduate programs (both MA and PhD degrees), postdoctoral programs as well as international students programs. The School has a complete discipline structure, with six undergraduate programs currently, including English, Japanese, Russian, German, French, and Spanish. It also has doctorate and master degree programs in foreign languages and literatures first-tier discipline and MTI (Master of Translation and Interpreting) programs, for which corresponding courses are offered and degrees conferred upon completion of each course of study.
The School of Philosophy is one of the largest and best institutes of philosophy in China, with some 79 full-time faculty members, and some 900 students from undergraduates to PhDs. Philosophy at Renmin is most comprehensive in terms of sub-disciplinary fields, covering Marxist philosophy, Chinese philosophy, Western philosophy, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of management, logic, philosophy of science and technology, aesthetics, and religious studies. The School possesses two national research centers sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education, and a number of research centers sponsored by the Universities, and has made great achievements in inter-disciplinary teaching and research.
Founded in 2005, The School of Chinese Classics is the first educational and scientific institution in New China under the name of "Chinese Classics". It is divided into the Department of Chinese Classical Studies and Classical Studies of the Western Regions. In 2017, it also hangs the brand of "School of the Classics", which currently has the Department of Chinese Classical Studies and the Department of Classical Studies of Europe and Asia. With strong academic strength and distinctive characteristics, the school has close links with domestic and overseas well-known academic institutions and has an important influence in the field of Chinese Classics.
The School of History of Renmin University of China consists of the History Department, the Institute of Qing History, and the Department of Archaeology and Culture. The current dean is Zhu Hu. As an important platform for scholars at home and abroad to conduct academic exchanges, we have established close academic exchanges and cooperation with many famous overseas universities and academic institutions. We regularly organize a variety of important international academic conferences and academic lectures. We sponsor publications such as The Qing History Journal, New History.
The School of Liberal Arts(SLA) has developed into one of the major research centers of literary study and important bases for talents cultivation with a complete list of academic disciplines and acknowledged academic strength. One of the disciplines is listed as the National Key Discipline and one as the Key Discipline of Beijing. In the fourth round of Discipline Evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education, the Chinese Language and Literature has entered Class A list—the quality of education and research ranks among the top universities in China.
The School of Arts at Renmin University of China is a comprehensive art school that incorporates the disciplines of Arts Theory and Management, Fine Art, Art and Design, and Music Performance and Theory, and devoted to cultivating compound art talents with dual abilities in artistic creation and theoretical research. The School is commmited to passing on the traditions of revolution, adhering to “Art for the People” as its educational mission and creative direction, entrenching the extraordinary traditional Chinese culture, creating a newly art-disciplinary system that features "prominent priority," "prominent property,""profound social impact and in-depth humanities and social sciences," exploring “Renmin Model” of higher art education, relentlessly building autonomous knowledge system of art discipline, and serving the new form of human civilization.
The School of Chinese Studies and Cultural
Exchange (SCSCE) is dedicated to training talents in International Chinese
Language Education and International Cultural Exchanges. SCSCE offers doctoral
and master programs in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL)
and undergraduate programs in Chinese Linguistic studies for international
students. SCSCE also provides three kinds of professional training programs,
including:(1) Long-term and short-term Chinese language
courses of various levels for international students;(2)
Tailored courses in Chinese for professional and specific purposes;(3) In-service teacher training programs for international Chinese
language educators. It is an essential window for RUC’s international Chinese
language education and global exchange and cooperation.