Peking University

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Founded

1898

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Founded in 1898 and originally known as the Imperial University of Peking, Peking University (PKU) was the first national university in Chinese history and has been a leading institution of higher education and research in China since its establishment. The University’s core values are defined as “Freedom of thought, Embrace of diversity”.

Throughout its history, Peking University has played an integral role in the advancement of knowledge and the betterment of society. Generations of preeminent scholars, politicians, entrepreneurs, and innovators educated at Peking University have profoundly shaped China’s modernization and will continue to pioneer the nation’s developments.

Peking University celebrated the 120th anniversary of its founding in 2018. In 2019, Peking University launched its Global Excellence Strategy, characterized by CLOUDS (an acronym for its goals of Creativity, Leadership, Openness, Uniqueness, Diversity and Shaping), which has ushered in a new era of international development for Peking University.

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Category of Education Business and Economics, Technology and Engineering, Computer Sciense, IT and Communication, Medicine and Healthcare, Life Science and Biology, Social Science, Law, Physical Science, Arts and Humanities, Education, Psychology
Sectors Manufacturing, Construction, Information and communication, Financial and insurance, Professional, scientific and technical activities, Public administration and defence, Education, Human health and social work, Arts, entertainment

Location

China
5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District

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Peking uni is the Harvard Princeton of China. Good in science and humanities. Its Math and medicine departments, like its many other departments, ranked 1st in China. Students from this uni are good at building new things

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Peking University is ranked 1st in China and 27th in the world. The three main spirits that drive PKUers during and after their studies here, are 1. leadership: from medicine to politics, the future leaders of China are formed here. 2....

Peking University is ranked 1st in China and 27th in the world. The three main spirits that drive PKUers during and after their studies here, are 1. leadership: from medicine to politics, the future leaders of China are formed here. 2. Internationalization: strong emphasis on developing a global vision for leveraging all kinds of resources both in china and abroad. 3. Tradition: do not forget your origin when moving forward.

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