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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Rice applicants only
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Girls on BicyclesThe Great WallTsinghua Campus


Tsinghua University is one of the most famous universities in China. Located on the site of “Qing Hua Yuan” in Haidian District, Beijing, Tsinghua University was founded in 1911, formerly known as a royal garden of Qing Dynasty. The campus is famous for its beautiful surroundings embraced by shady trees and time-honored architectural complexes with different features and styles, in which “Shui Mu Qing Hua” has a long history of reputation. It is listed as one of the 14 of the world's most beautiful college campuses by Forbes Magazine in 2010, the only one from Asia.


Tsinghua University consists of the following schools
Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Science and Technology, Sciences, Economics and Management, Public Policy & Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Arts and Design, Applied Technology and Medicine.

The University offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate courses in English
Accounting, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chinese Language, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Physics

Student Life

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On-campus accommodation is operated by the Zijing Property Management Center of Tsinghua University.  The students dormitories offer three types of rooms to international students.


As China's capital, Beijing is a large and vibrant city particularly marked by rapid economic growth. The city itself has grown tremendously and visitors and residents alike remark at its constant state of change and the contrast between the modern and the ancient.  It is also the center of Chinese cultural "action," and--since it is the capital--a place where politics is central.