Sichuan International Studies University

Sichuan International Studies University

Sichuan International Studies University (四川外语学院) is a public university located in Chongqing and Chengdu, China.

Foreign languages offered in the college include Russian, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean and Spanish. A number of non-language specialities have been added to its curriculum, such as law, journalism, Chinese as a foreign language, advertising, and tourism management. Six master degree programs have been offered, namely, Russian Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Comparative Literature and World Literature. It is the only university specialized in foregn language studies in the Southwest region of China.The total student body amounts to 11,000, including foreign students and short-term students. The institute was founded as Russian Training School of Southwest Military University of PLA in May 1950.


SISU main campus is located in ShaPingBa district of Chongqing, near the beautiful Gele Mountain by Jialing River with a total area of 770,000 square meters. (construction area is about 230,000 square meters) Due to its wonderful surrounding and contribution it makes to this area, this college has been granted the title of "garden-like unit" of Chongqing by local government.


Majority of students are from liberal arts background in middle school. Out of 12,000 current-enrolled students, there are about 8000 are 4-year or 3-year undergraduate students, 2500 are in adult and continuing education programs, rest are in short-time training program.

Main Academic Departments

* International Students' Department
* Graduate Institute of Interpreting & Translation
* English Department
* International Cultural Exchanges College
* Department of English Language & Culture
* International Business School
* The Postgraduate Department of SISU
* School of Journalism and Communications
* Department of Russian
* Department of Spanish
* Department of Social Sciences
* Eastern Languages College
* Department of French
* Department of German
* Department of Chinese Language & Literature
* Department of Physical Education
* Vocational and Technical Education College
* Adult Education Institute
* Intensive Language Training Center

External links

* [ Official web-site] (Spanish, English, French and Chinese)

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