Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Study at Tsinghua University

Study in Beijing with KILROY. Tsinghua University is one of China's most renowned universities, attracting elite students from all over the world. Campus is located in the Northwest Beijing, on the site of the former imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty. It has been voted as one of the world’s most beautiful university campuses, with its green spaces, pagodas, pavilions, bridges and lotus flower pond.

Below, you will find basic information about studying at Tsinghua University. Our other pages provide you with information about study programs, accommodation, student life in Beijing and the application process.

What can I study at Tsinghua University?

KILROY can help you apply for 1-2 semesters Study Abroad at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

As a Study Abroad student, you can choose from a great variety of courses at Tsinghua University. The university offers over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate courses entirely taught in English. These courses cover a range of disciplines, such as Engineering, Chemistry, Economics, Journalism and Communication.

You have the opportunity to fully engage in China’s rich culture having course choices ranging from Chinese History and Culture, Chinese Tourism or Analysis of Popular Topics in Modern China to Mandarin. Just jump into it, you have all options from beginners to advanced levels. Even a course in Business Chinese is also available for those interested!

Contact KILROY's study advisors if you want more information about your study options at Tsinghua University.

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Impressive rankings

Tsinghua University is one of only nine members in the elite C9 League of Universities in China, comparable to the Ivy League in the USA. Tsinghua University has also been: 

  • Ranked as the number one university in China by the QS World University Rankings (2015-2016).
  • Ranked 24th in the world by the QS World University Rankings (2016)
  • Ranked 35th in the world by the Times Higher Education Rankings (2016-2017)
  • Ranked the number one university for Engineering by US News and World Report in 2015, overtaking world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This is the first time that a Chinese university wins the ranking.

8 good reasons to study at Tsinghua University

  • Most important national and international university rankings place Tsinghua amongst the best universities in mainland China.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to take classes with both local Chinese and international students.
  • Unique opportunity to become familiar with Chinese culture and language.
  • The campus is exceptionally beautiful - studying at Tsinghua University is like visiting a palace garden from a distant time in history!
  • Tsinghua alumni include former President Hu Jintao and current President Xi Jinping.
  • Tsinghua is located in the northwestern part of Beijing, considered the "silicon valley" of China, close to famous historic sites such as the Summer Palace and Yuan Ming Yuan Park.
  • Beijing has the largest number of universities and colleges in China, as well as the largest number of international students.
  • Beijing also has the largest number of cultural heritage sites of any city worldwide, including the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian, the Temple of Heaven, the Summer Palace and the Ming Tomb.

Tsinghua University Study Hall

Travelling to a completely new country can be intimidating, especially if you’re travelling alone and don’t know the language. KILROY works with an on-site partner in China that will meet you at the airport, provide you with an extensive orientation program, a welcome pack, 24/7 emergency support and local tours to famous sites like the The Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City.

Get in touch with a KILROY advisor for more information. Our study guidance is free of charge.

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