BEIJING VIENNA HOTEL
Beijing Vienna Hotel is a 4-star European-style hotel with 154 rooms. Rooms have TV, air-conditioning and free broadband internet access. Standard room RMB338 (US54/EUR42).
RuJia Inn has a variety of room types, high-speed broadband Internet access, TV and telephone. Standard room RMB275 (US44/EUR34).
7 DAYS INN
7 Days Inn, a modern, clean and comfortable hotel at Beijing Deshengmen, has 123 en-suite rooms equipped with telephone, air-conditioning, wifi and cable TV. Standard Room RMB￥207 (US33/EUR24)
The Jingshi Building Hotel is located on the Beijing Normal University campus. The 4-star hotel has 155 rooms, business centre and Wi-Fi. Rooms have air conditioning, mini bar and internet access. Standard Room RMB575 (US95/EUR72).
Beijing Normal University, a key university under the administration of the Ministry of Education, is a renowned institution of higher education known for teacher education, education science and basic learning in both the arts and the sciences. The university’s predecessor, the Normal College of the Imperial University of Peking, was founded in 1902. In 1908, the school name was changed to Advanced Normal College of the Imperial University and the school became independent. In 1912, the name changed again, to Beijing Advanced Normal School, and then, in 1923, the name changed yet again to Beijing Normal University, the first Normal University in Chinese history. In 1931 and 1952, respectively, Peking Women’s Normal University and Fu Jen Catholic University merged to create Beijing Normal University.
The main campus (North Taipingzhuang Campus) of Beijing Normal University covers 172.64 acres that serve as an important place for the university to carry out educational activities. The school has 22,000 full-time students, including 8,900 undergraduates, 11,300 graduates and 1,800 long-term international students. The campus has 1 education faculty, 22 schools and colleges, 2 departments and 36 research institutes (centers). The library boasts over 4.1 million volumes and some 17,300 GB of digital resources, with 1,400 GB e-books.
GETTING FROM THE AIRPORT
Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is in the Shunyi District of the city, about 25 km (15 miles) northeast of Tiananmen Square. Beijing can be reached by the Airport Express Train, Airport Shuttle Bus, via taxi or via car service. It takes between 45-60 minutes to travel from Beijing Capital International Airport to downtown Beijing.
Foreign citizens must obtain a Chinese visa before entry into China, with the exception of visa-free entry based on relevant agreements or regulations. An Business Visa (F Visa) is issued to a foreign citizen who is invited to China for a visit, research, lecture, business, exchanges in the fields of science, technology or culture, advanced study, or internship for a period of no more than 6 months.