Tianjin University, established in 1895 with the name of “Peiyang University”, is the first educational institution of higher learning in China. Over a hundred years, more than 150,000 students have graduated from Tianjin University and made great contributions in every walk of life. At present, Tianjin University has grown into a National Key University directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of China. With the tradition of diligence and modesty, Tianjin University is prepared to meet challenges in the 21st century.
Introduction of Tianjin University school of International Education
Tianjin University school of International Education was established in January 2000, it is one of the secondary schools of Tianjin University.
The school of International Educational takes enrollment, teaching administration, social administration and services functions of international students at Tianjin University for its main task, and also undertakes the Chinese language teaching for international students.
The school of International Educational has been carrying on the fine tradition and sprit of running school which formed in the course of development for more than 110 years of Tianjin University, by relying on the abundant actual force and advantages of running school, gave full play to the experiences of international student education for over 50 years, positively carry out the guideline of state international students education in new period, adhere to the sprit of developing, pioneering, innovation and advance with the times, has been made the scale of international student of Tianjin University to expanded unceasingly in several years.
The level and quality of teaching has remarkably enhanced and attracted more and more international students study at Tianjin University. In recent years, there have been over 1000 international students at different levels coming to this university each year and this data has placed the forward rank among the national science and engineering universities and local universities.
At present, Tianjin University has formed various types and levels in international student education including short-term and long-term Chinese language courses, undergraduate, master degree to Ph. D students. There are 42 countries students are studying at this university now, compared with that of 20 years ago, only 10 countries students studied here. Along with increases of international students and their countries, there has formed a multi-culture and internationalization atmosphere on campus.
The School of International Education of Tianjin University has its advantages and characteristics in construction of disciplines, teaching system, course offered, teaching staff, teaching equipment and teaching management which is fit for the development of international student education of the school. Especially, the administrative system and operational mode of the school is more effective which has been proved by way of practice.
The school has 3 advanced video-audio labs, more modern ?equipped classrooms and 3 international dormitories which provided a good living environment for international students, the gross floors area of different buildings of the school is near 20000 square meters.