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Tianjin University, or Tianda for short, was formerly known as Beiyang University. It was founded on October 2, 1895. It was the first modern university in China and the first of its kind in modern Chinese higher education.

After the failure of the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895, the school was founded in Tianjin by the Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty under the mission of "the way of self-reliance is to cultivate talents, and the way of seeking talents is to set up academies". Appointment to supervise. The school was originally named Peiyang University, with first-class (undergraduate) and second class (pre-university) in the first class. The first class has four disciplines: law, engineering, mining, and machinery.

In 1900, the Eight-Power Allied Forces invaded Tianjin and Beijing, and the school was forced to shut down. Later, in April 1903, it was reopened in Tianjin Xigu Arsenal. In January 1912, the "Peking University Hall" was named "Peiyang University School", and in 1913 it was named "National Peiyang University".

In 1928, the university district system was tried out, and it was renamed "National Peking University Second College of Engineering". In 1929, according to The "University Organization Law" school was renamed "National Beiyang Institute of Technology".

In 1937, after the "July 7 Incident" broke out, the Ministry of Education ordered the school to move westward, and on September 10, it established the National Xi'an Provisional University together with Peking University, Peking Normal University, and Peking Research Institute.

In March 1938, Lin University was renamed "National Northwest Associated University". In July 1938, the National Northwest Associated University was reorganized into the National Northwest University, the National Northwest Institute of Technology, the National Northwest Normal College, and the National Northwestern Medical College. Among them, the Beiyang Institute of Technology and the School of Engineering of Peking University。

The Northeastern University of Technology and the private Jiaozuo Institute of Technology jointly formed the National Northwest Institute of Technology, located in Chengdu County, Shaanxi Province. During the Anti-Japanese War, alumni from all walks of life requested the restoration of the National Beiyang Institute of Technology.

In December 1942, the Executive Yuan of the National Government upgraded the former Zhejiang Provincial Inshi University to a national level, and its engineering college was divided into the National Beiyang Institute of Technology. In 1944, Li Shutian established the Xijing Branch of Beiyang Institute of Technology in Xi'an.

After the victory of the Anti-Japanese War, the National Beiyang Institute of Technology (Taishun), the Xijing Branch of the Beiyang Institute of Technology, the Northwest Institute of Technology, and the Peking Department (the dean of the Faculty of Science Chen Xunmin took over the "Peking University Fifth Division" and established the Peking University Beiping Department) four schools The teachers and students returned to Tianjin and restored the National Peiyang University, which was renamed "Peking University" in 1946.

In 1951, Beiyang University merged with Hebei Institute of Technology and was named Tianjin University by the state. In 1952, the nationwide adjustment of colleges and departments began.

Tianjin University transferred more than a dozen department groups, enriched and established a batch of new universities, and nurtured the faltering Chinese higher education. In 1959.

It was designated by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China as the first batch of national key universities. After the reform and opening up, Tianjin University was one of the first batches of key universities in the "211 Project" and "985 Project", and was selected as a category A university in the country's "World-Class University Construction".

The development of Tianjin University has always received cordial care and strong support from the main leaders of the party and the country. Comrades Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin, Hu Jintao, and Xi Jinping have visited the school.

Since the establishment of the school, the school has been adhering to the mission of "prospering learning and strengthening the country", the school motto of "seeking truth from facts", the school spirit of "rigorous academic research", the tradition of "patriotic dedication" and the pursuit of "commitment to innovation". And have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social development. So far, more than 300,000 high-level talents have been trained for the country and society.

For a long time, through the unremitting efforts of all teachers and students, Tianjin University has become a high-level research university with strong faculty, distinctive subject characteristics, education quality, and scientific research level among the first-class domestically and with greater international influence.

Tianjin University has Weijin Road Campus, Beiyang Park Campus, and Binhai Industrial Research Campus. The Weijin Road campus covers a total area of 1.362 million square meters, the Beiyang Park campus covers a total area of 2.436 million square meters, and the Binhai Industrial Research Campus covers a total area of 309,000 square meters. The school currently has 38,158 full-time students, including 19,337 undergraduates, 13,729 postgraduates, and 5,092 doctoral students.

There are currently 5032 faculty members, including 14 academicians, 53 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 59 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 38 leading talents in the “Ten Thousand Talents Program” of the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and young people There are 13 top-notch talents and 905 professors.

The school adheres to the development concept of "strengthening engineering, philanthropy, revitalizing culture, and rejuvenating medicine", and has formed a comprehensive integration of coordinated development of multiple disciplines including economics, management, literature, law, medicine, education, art, philosophy, etc.

With obvious advantages in engineering, integration of science and engineering, and economics, management, literature, law, medicine, education, art, and philosophy. Discipline layout.

There are currently 75 undergraduate majors, 42 first-level discipline master's programs, 30 first-level discipline doctoral programs, and 25 post-doctoral research stations. In the fourth round of national discipline evaluation, Tianjin University has 25 first-level disciplines participating in the evaluation, and the number of A-category disciplines reached 14.

Among them, chemical engineering and technology disciplines enter the A+ file, 4 disciplines enter the A file (2%-5%), and 9 disciplines enter the A- file (5%-10%). Eleven subject areas are among the top one percent of ESI, and 3 of them are among the top one-thousandths of ESI.

The “Tianjin Chemical and Chemical Collaborative Innovation Center” led by our school became one of the first 14 “2011 Collaborative Innovation Centers” in the country.

In the latest evaluation of the National Teaching Achievement Award for Higher Education, Tianjin University won 7 achievement awards as the first completion unit, of which 2 achievements won the first prize.

There are 7 winners of the National Teaching Teacher Award; 1 national "Teaching Master of Ten Thousand Talents Program"; 9 national teaching teams; 42 national quality courses; 3 national quality online open courses; national quality video open courses 9 courses; 25 national-level quality resource sharing courses; 6 national-level bilingual teaching demonstration courses; 5 national virtual simulation experimental teaching projects; 19 national-level first-class undergraduate majors; 10 national-level talent training innovation experimental areas; national-level There are 12 engineering practice education centers; 7 national experimental teaching demonstration centers; 3 national virtual simulation experimental teaching centers; 4 national demonstration professional degree graduate joint training bases.

And it is the first to be selected as a pilot university in the national "Strong Foundation Program" Approved the "National College Student Innovative Experimental Program" to be selected as a school.

The school has strong scientific research strength, has always focused on major national strategic needs and focused on the frontiers of world scientific and technological development, and has achieved fruitful results.

Since 2015, a total of 20 national three awards have been won, including 2-second national natural science awards, 5-second national technological invention awards, 1 special national scientific and technological progress award, 2 first national scientific and technological progress awards, and national science and technology awards. 10-second prizes for progress.

There are 4 national key laboratories, namely the State Key Laboratory of Water Conservancy Engineering Simulation and Safety, the State Key Laboratory of Combustion for Internal Combustion Engines, the State Key Laboratory of Precision Testing Technology and Instruments, and the National Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering. 4 national engineering laboratories, 4 national engineerings (technology) research centers, 3 national international science and technology cooperation bases, 8 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 6 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, 33 key laboratories in Tianjin, Tianjin There are 23 municipal engineering centers and 36 Tianjin international cooperation bases. There are 6 innovative research groups from the National Natural Science Foundation of China and 12 innovative teams from the Ministry of Education.

The construction of a major national scientific and technological infrastructure-a large-scale earthquake engineering simulation research facility was officially launched in October 2019; it was approved to build a frontier science center for synthetic biology, which was one of the first seven frontier science centers approved by the Ministry of Education.

The school has been approved for 8 national "University Discipline Innovation and Intelligence Introducing Programs", and the School of Pharmacy has been approved for "University Internationalization Demonstration College Promotion Program".

The school values international exchanges and cooperation. Established the "China-ASEAN Engineering University Alliance" and the "China-EU National Science and Technology Innovation University Alliance", established the "China-ASEAN Smart Ocean Education Center" and the "International Energy Cooperation Agency-APEC Sustainable Energy Center".

The school has signed agreements with 246 universities, research institutions, and companies in 47 countries and 3 regions in the world. Three Confucius Institutes were established overseas, namely the Confucius Institute in Bratislava, Slovakia, the Confucius Institute at the University of Queensland in Australia, and the Confucius Institute at the University of Nice in France.


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