Nankai University was founded in 1919 and is a leading multi-disciplinary university, ranked 12th in China.
Established in 1919, with only 3 departments and 96 students, Nankai University is now a leading multi-disciplinary university with more than 23,000 students, including more than 1,000 international students from across the world.
Nankai University has an exceptionally strong academic reputation and is in the top 150 universities in the world. The university is a member of the elite 211 and 985 groups of universities and has produced many famous alumni, including two Chinese Premiers.
Nankai University is located in Tianjin the 6th largest city in China with a population of 13 million people and is still growing. It is a booming business city located close to the Yellow Sea coast. Tianjin is the perfect city in which to study. It's a huge city, with great shopping, entertainment and a much more laid back pace of life compared to Beijing, however the capital, with its world-famous sites, is just a short train journey away.
Tianjin is well connected to the rest of China, with an international airport and train station serving cities across the country, both located close to the campus.