Introduction of C9 Universities
C9 League universities are the first universities alliance among top universities in China, which was launched in October 2009. Members of the alliance are among the first batch of first-class universities under the key construction of "985 Project", including 9 universities of Peking University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, University of Science and Technology of China, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Nanjing University, Fudan University, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Harbin Institute of Technology.
The C9 alliance aims to strengthen cooperation and exchange in the fields of personnel training and scientific research and complement each other. At present, the C9 has maintained good cooperative relations with other famous National University alliances, such as Russell university group, U15 University Alliance in Germany, U15 Research University Alliance in Canada, and eight University Alliance in Australia. Since its establishment, the alliance has launched some substantive activities, such as exchange students, seminars, summer camps, etc.
History of C9 universities
In 2003, the presidents of the first nine universities which entered the “Project 985” held the first "series of seminars on the construction of first-class universities". Since then, the conference has been held once a year.
In 2009, the most important topic of the 7th meeting is to establish the "C9 alliance", which aims to share resources and accelerate development. The nine universities signed the "agreement on cooperation and exchange in talent cultivation of first-class universities".
List of the 9 famous universities
Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The university has effectively combined research on important scientific subjects with the training of personnel with a high level of specialized knowledge and professional skill as demanded by the country's socialist modernization.
The campus of Tsinghua University is situated in northwest Beijing on the site of the former imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty and is surrounded by several historical sites.
Zhejiang University is an institution of higher learning with a long history and distinguished reputation. It is located in Hangzhou, a famous historical and cultural city and a scenic resort in China.
University of Science and Technology of China
The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is a prominent university in China and enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) was founded in Shanghai, China, in 1896, to cultivate talented professionals for the nation.
Nanjing University, located in the ancient capital of Jinling, is a famous university with a long history and outstanding reputation
Fudan University was established in 1905 as Fudan Public School. It was the first institution of higher education to be founded by a Chinese person.
Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) is a key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China and is one of the oldest universities in China.
Founded in 1920, Harbin Institute of Technology has developed into an open, multidisciplinary, research-oriented, leading national university.
Welcome to study in those top universities of China.