Tsinghua University

Overseas Students at Tsinghua University, China

Tsinghua University (THU) is among the first universities in China admitted international students. In December 1950, fourteen students from East Europe were enrolled into Tsinghua. It was the first time for a university of new China to accept foreign students. In the past six decades, Tsinghua University has enrolled a total of over 30,000 international students. Last year, the university registered 3,380 international students from 119 countries. Seventy-nine percent of the international students are pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctoral degrees, and twenty-one percent visiting for exchange, joint research, or Chinese language study. The numbers of the students from the Republic of Korea, United States, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, United Kingdom, Iran, Indonesia, and Russia rank the top 15. In the academic year 2016-2017, Tsinghua University has open 39 Bachelor’s degree programs, 99 Master’s degree programs and 82 doctoral degree programs to the international students. In particular, fourteen of the Master’s programs and four of the doctoral programs are delivered in English. Moreover, nearly 300 English-taught courses are open to the visiting/exchange students. The University strives to provide a wide range of activities and an exciting campus life for students from different countries with different backgrounds to interact and communicate. 



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