Beihang University (BUAA) was founded in 1952 with the merger of the aeronautical departments from eight top Chinese universities. Today it is one of the nation`s foremost research universities supported by China’s Project 211, Project 985 and Project 2011.Beihang has an enrollment of more than 29,951 students, attending 28 schools in two campuses in Beijing and many going on exchange in partner universities across Europe, Asia, the Americas and Oceania. Among the first Chinese universities to offer postgraduate programs in English for international students, Beihang annually attracts over 1,700 foreign students from 90 countries. The faculty totals over 2,300 members whose research and teaching encompasses sciences, engineering, economics, management, humanities, law, philosophy, education, medicine and art. A strong body of 20 accomplished professors have been inducted as members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Since 1990, Beihang University became one of the first in China to use English as the primary language of instruction for the Master`s and doctoral programs. Beihang University also offers a variety of undergraduate programs in English in engineering, which are taught by leading professors of the University. Since 1993, more than 10 000 foreign students from 80 countries study at Beihang University. Rapidly gaining popularity language courses Chinese Language Center at the University of Beihai: a variety of programs, highly qualified specialists, the latest multimedia tools and practices successfully prepare students for international exams HSK enabled students from many countries to learn Chinese efficiently. A preparatory courses, open universities, have become an excellent opportunity for foreign students to begin training in China.
Foundation year: 1952
Short name: BUAA
Faculty/Students Ratio: 14:1