Visiting IHEP
After you arrive

The IHEP Library is located in the same building as the Theory Division. It holds about 130, 000 books and over 160 printed periodicals, with subscriptions to more than 100 databases and access to more than 700,000,000 e-resources items....

Wireless Access

Wireless network access is available in most of the IHEP campus. IHEP provides two ways for visitors to register. IHEP also provides an Eduroam network, which you can access if you are registered with Eduroam at your home institution.


China is famous for its food, and Beijing is no exception. Below is a list of some dining places and restaurants on or near the IHEP campus. You can also look online for other places to go for good food, or for home delivery.

Transportation in Beijing

Beijing’s public transport system is extensive, convenient and reasonably priced. There are also plenty of taxis, and public rental bicycles. Beijing itself is a transportation hub for northern China, making it easy to get to other cities...

Clinics & Hospitals

The nearest hospitals, pharmacies and clinics to IHEP are listed below. 1. IHEP Clinic IHEP has its own clinic for basic consultations and prescriptions (e.g. colds and fevers). Location: First floor of the physics building, IHEP Main...

Cellphones and Useful Apps

If you are staying in China more than a few days, you may want to get a Chinese SIM card for your mobile phone. The Chinese GSM system uses 900 MHz and 1800 MHz. Chinese SIM cards can come as part of a monthly package, or pay-as-you-go....


If you are working at IHEP, you will need to open a bank account for payment of your salary, at the local ICBC (Industrial & Commercial Bank of China). If you are not employed by IHEP, but are here for a long stay, or make frequent trips,...


For short stays of up to a few months, IHEP may be able to provide rented accommodation for you on campus. For longer stays or employment at IHEP, you may be able to rent an apartment on the IHEP campus for the first 2 years, depending on...


Beijing has many international schools, most of which are in the east part of the city. Some may be restricted to children of non-PRC nationals only, while others are open to all nationalities. Local public (government-provided) schools are...