Beihang University is one of China’s best universities in science and technology. It was founded in 1952 with the merger of the aeronautical departments of eight top Chinese universities, including Tsinghua University, Tianjin University, and Xiamen University.


Today, Beihang is one of the nation’s foremost research universities supported by all national education initiatives for building first-class universities – Project 211, Project 985, Project 2011 and Double World-Class Project.


The University

President: Prof. Dr.-Ing. XU Huibin

Location: Beijing, China

Campus: Xueyuan Road Campus , Shahe Campus

Mission in short: Knowledge, Discovery, Engagement


Global Presence

200+ partners worldwide

Confucius Institute, based at Kogakuin University, Japan

Member of T.I.M.E (Top Industrial Managers for Europe)

Member of University Consortia (Sino-Russian, China-CEECs, ‘Belt and Road’ Aerospace Innovation Alliance etc.)


Faculty (as of September, 2019)

Faculty Members: 2,254

Academicians of CAE & CAS: 23


Enrolment (as of September, 2019)

Total: 34,722  

Undergraduate students: 15,679

Postgraduate students: 19,043

International students: 2,327



Academic schools: 33

Bachelor's programs: 75

Master's programs: 124

Doctoral programs: 67



Funding: $173,962 per faculty member research funding, ranked 1st among Chinese universities

National Scientific and Technological Progress Awards: 6 First Prizes (2004-2018)

National Technological Invention Awards: 8 First Prizes (2004-2018)



Webpage updated in October 2019

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