Tsinghua University, China

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2018–19) 17
  • THE World University Ranking (2018–19) 22

Students' Union

  • Tsinghua University has more than 110 student associations covering five areas: science and technology, physical training, humanities, arts and public welfare. 
  • Foreign Student Affairs Office also organises extra curricular activities for international students, including a welcome party for new students, New Year’s party, graduation party, tourist visits to Chinese cultural and historical destinations, sports competitions, and much more. 


  • Tsinghua University was established in Beijing on 29 April 1911. It was known as Tsinghua College and is on the site of a former royal garden belonging to a prince. 
  • It is one of the leading universities directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education of China.
  • Tsinghua has frequently ranked as one of the top two universities in mainland China by most national and international rankings.

Notable Alumni and Famous Faces

  • Hu Jintao – former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the People's Republic of China.
  • Xi Jinping – current President of the People's Republic of China.
  • Liang Qichao – famous philosopher and reformist during the Qing dynasty.


Tsinghua University, Haidian, Beijing , China