Program at Yunnan University
Yunnan University was founded in December 1922, and it started to enroll its students on April 20th, 1923. Yunnan University is situated in the city of Kunming - the provincial capital of Yunnan. It faces the Green Lake --- a winter haunt for Siberian seagulls. It is next to the Yuantong Hill --- a zoological park known for rare species of the animals and birds. It occupies an area of 426,669 square meters in which 350,000 square meters are reserved for classrooms and other teaching-related buildings.
International Student Population:
Areas of Study: Arts, Science,
Engineering, Medicine, Management and
Class sizes: 12-20 students
Teachers: University Teachers 20
Program at Yunnan
Offering security, location and comfort, Real World Chinese has extremely strict criteria to select accommodation for students. For example, all accommodations must be within 20 minutes on foot from classroom. In order to make sure the accommodation meets western people’s needs and life style, our housing officers must check each housing room in site before we arrange for you to move in.
The following accommodation is available for programs at Yunnan University.
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Dates and Fees
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The library is
equipped with modern facilities, including the modern,
multi-functional and open information resource base. It has a
digital network system offering access to the entire shared
administrative network of universities in Kunming. The
operations of book access, cataloging, circulation, and public
retrieval in the library have already been put under
computerized network management.
Yunnan University library
has a collection of over 1.2 millions books; some of them are
rare copies or examples of valuable historical Chinese
The library at Dong Lu campus opens from 8 am – 10
pm Monday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; and from 8 am – 12
pm on Friday. The other library at Yang Pu campus opens from 8
am – 10:30 pm Monday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; and
from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm on Friday.
A number of sport facilities are available,
such as football fields, tennis courts, badminton courts,
basketball courts, volleyball courts and a running track.
There is also a gymnasium nearby, just 10 minutes walking
distance from the campus.
Money & Banking
The Bank of Communication, Bank of
Construction and Bank of China are all located on or nearby
the campus, equipped with 24-hour ATMs. A full range of
banking services is provided in these banks, from cash deposit
and withdrawal to foreign currency exchange and money
Since every dormitory provides
hotel-like services, there are no washing machines in the
dorms. By paying a small amount of money at the reception
desk, students can have their clothes picked up from their
rooms and returned after washing. There is also a reasonably
priced dry cleaning service.
There is a 24-hour Chinese clinic inside the
For students who want to go to an international
hospital, Yunda Hospital is adjacent to the university, with
doctors educated and trained overseas and speaking good
English. A well-stocked pharmacy at the hospital provides
Western medication and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
ingredients. Yunda Hospital is open 24 hours
Address: No. 295 Xichang Road, Kunming, Yunnan
Tel: (86871) 532-4888
Food & Groceries
The dining hall offers all kinds of Chinese
food and is cheap; it is possible to spend as little as around
RMB 10 a day. Alternatively, take a short ten-minute walk from
the campus to find Korean, Japanese, Thai and Western
restaurants. There are many restaurants and bars popular with
international students near Yunnan University on Wen Lin Jie
and Wen Hua Xiang.
For stationery, there is a small
bookstore on campus. A cafe and grocery store are also
available, while an internet cafe is located just ten minutes
walking distance from the university.
There is a post office located inside
the university, from which students can send and receive mail
and packages from all over the world.
From the airport to the university: 20
km, 30 minutes by taxi
From the train station to the
university: 10 km, 10 minutes by taxi