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Beijing Jiaotong University is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Transport, the Beijing Municipal People’s Government, and China National Railway Group Co., Ltd.

The first batch of doctoral and master's degrees awarded by the graduate school in the country. The "2011 Plan" "Rail Transportation Safety Collaborative Innovation Center" led by the school is one of the first 14 recognized collaborative innovation centers in the country.

In 2017, the school officially entered the ranks of the national "double first-class" construction and will focus on building a world-class subject area of "smart transportation" centering on its advantageous and characteristic disciplines.

As one of the three sources of Jiaotong University, Beijing Jiaotong University has historical origins dating back to 1896. Its predecessor was the Beijing Railway Management Institute established by the Qing government.

It is China’s first higher education institution specializing in cultivating management talents. It is a modern railway in China. The birthplace of management and telecommunications education.

In 1917, it was reorganized into Beijing Railway Management School and Beijing School of Posts and Telecommunications. In 1921, it merged with Shanghai Technical College and Tangshan Technical College to form Jiaotong University.

After the reorganization of Jiaotong University in 1923, the Beijing School was renamed Beijing Jiaotong University. In 1950, the school was named Northern Jiaotong University, Chairman Mao Zedong wrote the name of the school, and the famous bridge expert Mao Yi was promoted to the principal. In 1952.

Northern Jiaotong University was abolished and the school was renamed Beijing Railway Institute. In 1970, the name of "Northern Jiaotong University" was restored. In 2000, it merged with Beijing Electric Power Technical College and was transferred to the Ministry of Education under the direct management of the Ministry of Railways.

In 2003, the school name "Beijing Jiaotong University" was restored. The school has trained Liu Han, the founder of China’s first radio station, Jin Shixuan, the author of China’s first railway transportation monograph, Xu Jing, the pioneer of China’s railway transportation economics, Yang Rumei, one of China’s earliest four major accountants, and modern Chinese writers.

Literary critic, literary historian Zheng Zhenduo and a large number of outstanding talents at home and abroad. Ying Shangcai, the designer of China's first high-horsepower steam engine, Xiang Zhejun, the chief prosecutor of the "Tokyo Trial", and Ma Yinchu, a well-known Chinese economist and demographer, all taught at the school.

The school has always aimed at the frontiers of scientific and technological development and major national strategic needs, relying on advantageous and characteristic disciplines such as information, management, and transportation science and technology, and through intellectual support, talent guarantee, and professional services, it has fully participated in the railway speed increase, the Qinghai-Tibet railway construction, and the Daqin railway heavy industry.

Major historical events in the development of China’s rail transit, such as transportation, high-speed railway construction, and independent research and development of core technologies for urban rail transit, have achieved a series of original major achievements with completely independent intellectual property rights and at the international advanced level.

Serving the national transportation and logistics, Information, new energy, and other industries, as well as Beijing’s economic and social development, have made positive contributions, becoming an important force supporting and leading the country.

Industry and regional technological innovation and development. In recent years, the school has made major breakthroughs in scientific and technological innovation. The research and development and successful application of the CBTC subway operation control system has made China the fourth country to master this technology, achieving autonomous controllability.

The FAO fully automatic unmanned train control system has reached Urban rail transit train operation automation level is the highest international level; the key technology of high-speed railway seamless track in complex environment is the most prominent improvement and innovation of track structure in the past 100 years.

The improvement of "identification network system and key technology" and "smart collaboration network" The independent innovation capability and core competitiveness of China’s next-generation Internet industry.

"Behavior-based urban traffic flow temporal and spatial distribution law and numerical calculation" has important guiding significance for the establishment of a modern transportation scientific theoretical system.

"High-speed railway train control under complex road network conditions "System interoperability and reliable application of key technologies" provide guarantee for the design, development, testing and application of high-speed railway train control systems in China.

"large roofs and enclosure systems wind and disaster prevention theory, key technologies" have overcome large roofs and their The wind resistance problem of the enclosure system, the proposed wind load formula, fills the gap at home and abroad, and is included in the national standard.

At present, the school is fully promoting the implementation of the school's "13th Five-Year Plan" and "Comprehensive Reform Plan" tasks, adhere to the "three-step" strategy, by the middle of this century, the basic construction of a distinctive world-class university.

The school has two campuses, east, and west, in Haidian District, Beijing, which is known as the "Resort of Education", with a total area of nearly 1,000 acres and a building area of more than 1 million square meters. In September 2015, the Weihai campus in Weihai City.

Shandong Province was officially put into use. Each campus of the school has complete teaching and research facilities, and the campus environment is beautiful. In 2019, the school built the Beijing Jiaotong University's comprehensive research and development experimental base for seaside rail transit in Huanghua City, Hebei Province.

Covering an area of 233 acres; established Tangshan Research Institute in Tangshan City, Hebei Province to focus on building technology research and development, achievement transformation, and international education and training demonstrations Area.

After the development of Shuangjiazi, the school has formed a comprehensive discipline training system with the advantages of information, management and other disciplines, transportation science and technology as the characteristics, and the coordinated development of engineering, management, economics, science, literature, law, and philosophy.

The school has School of Electronic Information Engineering, School of Computer and Information Technology, School of Economics and Management, School of Transportation, School of Civil Engineering, School of Mechanical and Electronic Control Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, School of Science, School of Language and Communication, School of Software, Marx 15 colleges including the School of Philosophy, the School of Architecture and Art, the School of Law, the National School of Confidentiality, and the Weihai International College; there are graduate schools and the School of Distance and Continuing Education.

The school has steadily improved in the rankings of well-known universities and disciplines at home and abroad and has entered 500+ in the USNews World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of Shanghai Ruanke World University.

Four disciplines including engineering and technology, computer science, business and economics, and physics were shortlisted in THE World University Rankings, and seven disciplines including civil engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, materials science, computer science, and physics Shortlisted in the USNews World University Rankings by Subject, 8 disciplines including electrical and electronic engineering, computer science and information systems, mechanical, aerospace and manufacturing engineering, materials science, mathematics, physics and astronomy, business and management research, statistics and operations research, etc.

Entered QS The world's top disciplines, transportation engineering discipline ranks first in the world's top disciplines of ShanghaiSoft, engineering is in the top 1‰ of ESI, and engineering, computer science, materials science, and social science are in the top 1% of ESI.

The discipline of system science has been ranked first in the country for four consecutive times in the national discipline evaluation; five disciplines including system science, transportation engineering, information and communication engineering, computer science and technology, and business administration have entered the top 10% of the fourth round of discipline evaluation in the country ( Class A); 7 disciplines including applied economics, civil engineering, statistics, Marxist theory, mechanical engineering, management science and engineering, and software engineering have entered the top 20% of the national fourth round of discipline evaluation (B+ category).

The school has two first-level national key disciplines, transportation engineering, and information and communication engineering, and two second-level national key disciplines of industrial economics, bridge, and tunnel engineering, including the total number of second-level national key disciplines covered by the first-level disciplines Up to 8; 17 post-doctoral research stations have been built; 21 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 3 doctoral professional degree authorization categories; 33 first-level discipline master programs, 2 second-level discipline master programs, and master professional degree authorization categories 19.



The school regards the construction of a high-quality teacher team as the key to improving the strength of running a school, and vigorously implements the strategy of strengthening the school with talents.

There are 3007 faculty members in the school, including 1917 full-time teachers (1378 with associate senior and above professional and technical titles, 1832 with master's degree and above).

The school has 4 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 9 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 5 national teaching teachers, 6 members of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council Discipline Evaluation Group, 13 national "Ten Thousand Talents Program" experts, hundreds of thousands 9 national-level candidates for the Ten Thousand Talents Project, 13 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, 19 winners of the Outstanding Youth Fund, 2 winners of the He Liang Heli Foundation Science and Technology Progress Award, and “four batches” of the Central Propaganda Department 2 One person, one "promoting ideological and cultural young talents", and 152 experts enjoying special government allowances.

The school has always adhered to the fundamental task of cultivating people with morality, and has made outstanding achievements in education and teaching reform and construction, and cultivated a large number of talents for the development of the country and the industry.

The school participated in the national undergraduate teaching level evaluation in 1997 and 2006 and was excellent. In 2018, it successfully completed the review and evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education.

The school has 15849 undergraduates, 2905 doctoral students, 8251 postgraduates, 1553 part-time postgraduates, 1270 postgraduates with professional degrees, 5,775 adult students, and 2230 foreign students throughout the year.

In the past three undergraduate teaching achievement awards, he has won 3 first prizes and 8-second prizes at the national level.In the past three sessions of the Graduate Education Achievement Awards of the Chinese Society of Degree and Graduate Education, he won 1 first prize and 2-second prizes.

The school has 1 national "Ten Thousand Talents Program" teaching teachers, 5 national teaching teachers, 33 Beijing teaching teachers, 6 Beijing youth teaching teachers, and 32 teachers were selected for the 2018-2022 Ministry of Education Teaching Guidance Committee for Higher Schools.

The school has 17 national-level first-class undergraduate majors, 11 national-level characteristic majors, 7 national-level comprehensive reform pilot majors, 8 national-level outstanding engineer education and training programs, 5 Beijing first-class undergraduate majors, There are 3 first-class majors in Beijing's key construction, 12 majors have passed the national engineering education professional certification, and 2 majors have passed the national civil engineering professional evaluation.

The school has 6 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 3 national virtual simulation experimental teaching centers, 3 national virtual simulation experimental teaching projects, 3 national off-campus practice bases for college students, and 7 national engineering practice education centers.

A national teacher teaching development demonstration center has been established. The school was rated as 8 national-level quality online open courses, 19 national-level quality resource sharing courses, and 6 national-level quality video open courses.

It was approved for the "Twelfth Five-Year" general higher education undergraduate national-level planning textbooks in 34 categories and 42 volumes; It was awarded the "Top 50 National University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Work".

"National Advanced Unit for the Implementation of the National University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program", and "National University Practice Education Innovation and Entrepreneurship Base".

The school actively builds a talent training system of the “four links” model of inter-research integration, discipline integration, industry-university interoperability, and international interoperability.

In-depth exploration of the “3+5” inter-university talent training model, and upgrades to create top-notch disciplines, outstanding innovation, and industry-academy Integrate the three major undergraduate training programs and continuously strengthen the training of top-notch innovative talents.

The quality of the school’s source of students and the level of training has improved year by year. The employment rate of undergraduates and postgraduates has stabilized at over 97%, and the rate of undergraduates has exceeded 57%.

The school has been awarded as one of the first batches of national innovation and entrepreneurship typical experience universities by the Ministry of Education and Beijing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform Demonstration Colleges.

The student art troupe has achieved excellent results in previous college student art exhibition competitions across the country and the capital. It has won the first prize of the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth national college student art exhibition instrumental group and a number of first prizes in Beijing. This time went overseas for cultural exchange performances.

The university student version of "Long March Song" rehearsed by the school's student art troupe was performed in the Great Hall of the People and Guoan Theater, which caused a strong response in the society.

The original drama "Mao Yisheng" was successfully selected as "The Backbone of the Republic-Master of Science Propaganda Project". Many performances inside and outside the school have won wide acclaim from all walks of life.

School sports are booming. High-level sports teams and ordinary student representatives have achieved outstanding results. As of the end of 2019, a total of 136 championships (times) have been won in various competitions at the national level and above.

Including 88 badminton, 20 taekwondo, and 17 track and field. Events, 1 event for men's volleyball, 1 event for shooting, 3 events for baseball and softball, 2 events for bridge, 4 events for dance teams.

The school regards strengthening scientific and technological innovation as the strategic focus of its development, and continuously improves its social service capabilities. The school has 62 scientific research platforms at or above the provincial and ministerial level.

Including 1 State Key Laboratory, 1 National Engineering Research Center, 6 National Engineering Laboratories (5 of which participate), and Rail Transit Safety Collaborative Innovation Center (lead) 1 There are 1 national energy research and development center, 2 national international science and technology cooperation bases, 4 nationally accredited laboratories, 1 national university science park, 8 key laboratories/engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, 2 Beijing laboratories, Beijing There are 17 municipal key laboratories / engineering technology research centers, 2 key laboratories of the transportation industry, 1 first batch of high-end think tanks in the capital, 1 new-type transportation think tank of the Ministry of Transport, 4 Beijing philosophy and social science research bases.

There is the Beijing Jiaotong University Research Base of the Beijing Xi Jinping Research Center for Socialism with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era. In the past 5 years, the school has undertaken more than 10,000 various scientific research projects of the original "973" plan, "863" plan.

National key research and development plan (project), major projects of the National Social Science Foundation, National Natural Science Foundation of China, and related ministries and commissions. Projects, with research funding of 4.1 billion yuan.

Published 10103 papers in important scientific and technological journals at home and abroad; published 2749 papers in international conferences. 3135 patents have been applied for and 1,624 patents have been authorized.

Established the academic exchange brand "China Transportation High-level Forum", "Jiaotong University Lecture Hall", "Beijing Transportation Development Forum of Capital High-end Think Tank", and hosted and hosted 66 high-level international academic conferences.

He has won 10 national awards, 138 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, and won 11 first prizes of important societies and associations and 11 projects above.

Among them, the presided over the project won 1 first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, 2-second prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and 2-second prizes of the National Technical Invention Award; 4 humanities and social science research achievements completed by the presided over the science and technology of colleges and universities Research Outstanding Achievement Award (Humanities and Social Sciences).

The school’s information system is rich and complete, fully realizing the full coverage of gigabit network to desktop, wired, and wireless networks, and the in-depth application of high-performance computing, big data, and artificial intelligence, which strongly supports and promotes the development, reform, and innovation of the school’s business; it has taught, The assets of scientific research equipment and equipment are 1.29 billion yuan.

The library has a total of approximately 12.04 million volumes of paper collections, e-books, and network resources. It has a special database of transportation and a new research workstation for science and technology of the Ministry of Education. Intellectual Property Information Service Center (only 23 in the country).

The school regards strengthening cooperation and exchanges as an important way to improve the level of running a school, and actively responds to the national "One Belt One Road " initiative. The layout of international cooperation and exchanges is becoming more and more perfect, and its influence at home and abroad is constantly increasing.

It has established cooperative relations with 279 universities and well-known multinational companies in 48 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, Germany, and France. There are 4 Confucius Institutes in Leuven, Belgium, Houston, USA, Campinas, Brazil, Warsaw, Poland, and other places to actively spread Chinese culture.

The school joined the International Railway Union (UIC) and the International Railway Cooperation Organization (OSJD), took the lead in the establishment of the " China - ASEAN Rail Transit Education and Training Alliance ", the UIC High-speed Railway University Alliance, and joined the China-Central and Eastern European University Association, which has improved the international railway The influence and the right to speak in the field.

The school has led the establishment of China-US, China-Russia, China-UK, and China-Indonesia high-speed rail research centers to strengthen international scientific research cooperation between our school and foreign universities. The school currently has 5 Sino-foreign cooperative education projects, 1 Sino-foreign cooperative education institution, and 2 overseas education institutions.

It carries out undergraduate degree education and enhances the international level of the school. Give full play to the role of alumni associations, foundations, and the board of directors, deepen the collaborative innovation of “government, industry, education, research, and use” .

Establish 51 local alumni associations at home and abroad, attract 88 directors, and cooperate with companies in transportation, logistics, information, energy, and other industries. Local governments and other units have established strategic partnerships to carry out long-term and extensive cooperation in areas such as personnel training and scientific research cooperation.

"Drinking water thinks about its source, patriotic and glorious school". Today, Beijing Jiaotong University, with a glorious history of 124 years, is adhering to the school motto of "Knowing and Doing", shouldering a new mission, and is marching towards the goal of a world-class university with distinctive characteristics with a more pioneering spirit.

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