Beihang University (BUAA) was founded in 1952 with the merger of the aeronautical departments from eight top Chinese universities. Today it is one of the nation’s foremost research universities supported by China’s Project 211, Project 985 and Project 2011.
Beihang has an enrollment of more than 29,951 students, attending 28 schools in two campuses in Beijing and many going on exchange in partner universities across Europe, Asia, the Americas and Oceania. Among the first Chinese universities to offer postgraduate programs in English for international students, Beihang annually attracts over 1,700 foreign students from 90 countries.
The faculty totals over 2,300 members whose research and teaching encompasses sciences, engineering, economics, management, humanities, law, philosophy, education, medicine and art. A strong More >
of 20accomplished professors have been inducted as members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Beihang offers 189 academic programs, including 61 undergraduate programs and 128 postgraduate programs. The Universityhas beenreputed for its competitive edge in such disciplines asaeronautics and astronautics, instrument science and technology, computer science and technology, management science and engineering, etc.
As a powerhouse of research and innovation, Beihanghas earned 1,264 awards for achievements at national or ministerial level, including three First Prizes of National Science & Technology Progress Awards and six First Prizes of National Technological Innovation Awards. Beihangalso has strong links with the industrial sector, whichcontributes to more than 50 percent of the University’s research projects.