School of International Studies
The School of International Studies (formerly known as School of Foreign Languages) at Harbin Institute of Technology has about 150 faculty members, about 400 undergraduate students and 80 postgraduate students and also provides foreign language courses for about 15000 non-English major students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels each year. The School is now comprised of 7 departments—the English Department, the Russian Department, the Japanese Department, the First Department of English for Non-English Major Undergraduates, the Second Department of English for Non-English Major Undergraduates, the Third Department of English for Non-English Major Undergraduates and the Department of English for Non-English Major Postgraduates—and 6 research centers: Research Center for Intercultural Communication, Institute for Canadian Studies, Research Center for Russian Language and Culture, English Education and Research Center, Center for Translation Studies and Australian Studies Center. The school offers 3 BA programs: BA in English and English Literature, BA in Russian and BA in Japanese. At the postgraduate level, the school has 4 master’s programs: MA in Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, MA in English Language and Literature, MA in Russian Language and Literature, and Master of Translation and Interpretation. We will also start offering minor degrees in international relations, area studies and international organizations.