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: Xueyuanlu (main campus), Shahe, Doudian

Mission in short: Knowledge, Discovery, Engagement


Global Presence

Beihang University Europe Office, based at ULB, Belgium

Confucius Institute, based at Kogakuin University, Japan

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

Member of University Consortia (Sino-Spanish, Sino-Russian, China-CEECs)


Faculty (as of December 31, 2016)

Faculty Members: 2,478

Academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering: 16

Academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences: 6


Enrolment (as of September 1, 2016)

Total: 30,725  

Undergraduate students: 16,200

Postgraduate students: 14,525

International degree students: 1,218



Academic schools: 29

Bachelor's programs: 67

Master's programs: 124

Doctoral programs: 75



Funding: ¥2.47 billion for 2014 (¥1.2 million per capita, 1st among Chinese universities)

National Scientific and Technological Progress Awards: 4 First Prizes (2004-2016)

National Technological Invention Awards: 7 First Prizes (2004-2016)



Webpage updated in September 2017

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