Beihang University is the first aerospace institution of higher learning established by the People’s Republic of China. It was born and walked with the country. It is a university with a sacred mission and a grand vision.
The school's ideals and ambitions, inheritance, and development have always been in line with national development, and national rejuvenation is closely related.
In 1952, Premier Zhou Enlai instructed himself to transfer the elites of eight universities, including Tsinghua University and Beiyang University, to form the Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
From 27 professors such as Shen Yuan, Tu Shou's, Lin Shi'a, Lu Shijia, and 19 associate professors who returned from overseas studies, the first 1094 freshmen from all over the country gathered in Baiyanzhuang, Beijing, to today Beihang has two campuses on Xueyuan Road and Shahe, with more than 37,000 students.
School students and more than 4,200 faculty and staff. Since the establishment of the school 68 years ago, Beihang has always inherited the red gene of listening to and following the party, adhered to the original mission of educating people for the party and the country.
Practicing the value pursuit of patriotism, dedication, and the courage to be the first, and "repaying the country in the sky." It has become the brightest spiritual background of Beihang University. The school adheres to the socialist direction of running a school.
Implements the fundamental task of Lide and fosters people, focuses on the construction of "double first-class" and high-quality connotative development cultivates first-class talents, makes first-class contributions, and strives to build a world-class university with Chinese characteristics.
The school has always adhered to the fundamental task of cultivating top-notch talents and strengthening patriotic responsibility, creating knowledge in talent training, and cultivating talents in creating knowledge.
A large number of academic elites, industrial talents, and state leaders have emerged, which fully demonstrates The spiritual characteristics of "family and country feel, integrity and sincerity, innovation and responsibility, and practical work." More than 200,000 people from Beihang came out from here and spread the spirit of Beihang to all parts of the world.
The school builds first-class undergraduate education. In 2017, it launched the largest undergraduate talent training reform since the establishment of the school. By the concept of “student-oriented, general knowledge-based, integration, innovation, and opening”.
The establishment of Beihang University covering the first and second grades of "College", the comprehensive implementation of large-scale enrollment, large-scale training, integration of general education, and college system management.
The school cares more about students, the college cares more about students, teachers pay more attention to teaching, students love learning more, and the quality of talent training has been significantly improved.
The school strives to create a new model of talent training under the background of new engineering disciplines, and simultaneously develops the five educations of morality, intelligence, physical education, art, and labor, transforms scientific research advantages into talent training advantages, and strives to cultivate newcomers of the era who are responsible for national rejuvenation.
Beihang University has attracted the best students in China. The average ranking of the college entrance examination for students in all provinces has remained in the top 3‰, and many provinces have entered the top 1‰, and the overall quality of students has been ranked ninth in the country.
Every year, 1/2 doctoral degrees and more than 1/3 master’s degrees enter the national defense system for employment.
The school has always adhered to academic supremacy, combining shouldering the national mission with exploring the frontiers of science, combining scientific research and innovation with the national economy, achieving a breakthrough from single point innovation to systematic innovation, and creating a "big project, large team.
The "Beihang Model" of scientific and technological innovation with the big platform and big results. In the fourth round of national discipline evaluation, 14 disciplines of Beihang University were rated as Category A disciplines.
Among which aerospace science and technology, instrument science and technology, materials science and engineering, and software engineering were A+ disciplines.
In 2018, the school put forward the discipline construction policy of "top engineering, first-class science, high-quality liberal arts, superior medical engineering", and coordinated the layout of the five universities of aerospace, information, science, liberal arts, and medical engineering.
Co-established Aero Engine Research Institute/International College with China Aviation Development Corporation, and newly established several research institutes and colleges, including Cyberspace Security College, Integrated Circuit Science and Engineering College, Medical Science and Engineering College, Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, Airborne System Innovation Center, etc.
To achieve the organic unity of personnel training, basic research, and interdisciplinary core technology research. The school has always been at the forefront of Chinese universities in the field of cutting-edge technology research.
The successfully developed multiple models of aircraft have filled many gaps and solved several "stuck neck" problems. In the past 15 years, he has won 15 first prizes of national science and technology awards, including 9 first prizes of national technological inventions.
The school vigorously promotes collaborative innovation, carries out strategic cooperation with key national key enterprises such as aviation, aerospace, engine, and ship, continuously strengthens basic and cutting-edge research, and significantly improves the original innovation ability.
At present, Beihang University has an important academic discovery every month and major scientific research result every two months.
The school always insists on strengthening the school with talents and strives to build a world-class teaching staff with high-end leadership, solid reserves, and overall excellence.
At the beginning of the establishment of the school, the school gathered a large number of international academic backgrounds, representing the highest level of faculty in China at the time.
The best of them graduated from world-class universities such as MIT, California Institute of Technology, Imperial College, Stanford, and Oxford. The elites gather and the stars shine.
In recent years, the school has adhered to high-end leadership, using the International Interdisciplinary Research Institute as the carrier, exploring and implementing an international talent gathering and support model driven by major scientific issues.
And using the International Youth Scholars Forum as a window to attract a large number of graduates from the world Outstanding young talents from top universities joined Beihang University.
Top scientific research talents continue to emerge. Nearly a hundred professors are newly selected into various national high-level talent programs. In 2019, 3 professors were elected as academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
The school has established a sub-series development and evaluation system and established a clear orientation of dedicated education and scientific research. The establishment of the "Lide Shuren Award" as the highest honor for talent training.
A total of 46 teachers were selected and commended in four years, and the concept of valuing teachers' ethics and quality contributions is deeply rooted in the hearts of the people.
The school has always adhered to a global perspective and firm characteristic development. Through the implementation of the "UPS International Development Strategy", the establishment of a network and platform for international exchanges and cooperation of Beihang University has formed an all-round, multi-level, and wide-ranging opening-up pattern, which has effectively enhanced the school's international influence and competitiveness.
It has established long-term and stable cooperative relations with nearly 200 well-known foreign universities, first-class research institutions, and well-known multinational companies.
Joined the International Astronautical Federation, "China-Europe Elite University Alliance", "China-Russia Engineering University Alliance" and other international alliances and academic organizations.
Several high-end international cooperation platforms such as the "Sino-German Joint Software Research Institute" and the "Sino-British Space Science and Technology Joint Laboratory" have been established.
The school promotes "buildings, masters, and great love" simultaneously, and vigorously builds smart Beihang, warm Beihang, and safe Beihang, with flowers and scenery everywhere in the four seasons, creating a more livable and learning campus environment.
Beihang University, a university with responsibility, dreams, and feelings. Standing at the intersection of the strategic overall situation of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the great changes in the world unseen in a century.
Beihang University will adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and adhere to the original mission of educating people for the party and the country. Carry forward the spirit of "serving the country from air and sky".
Continuously cultivate first-class talents, and make first-class contributions. We firmly believe that all teachers, students, and alumni work together to write a new chapter in building a world-class university with Chinese characteristics and make new contributions to the realization of the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.