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About BUPT
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) was established in 1955, and is directly administered by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and co-built by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). It is one of the first “Project 211” universities, and is a member of “Project 985 Innovation Platform for Superior Discipline”. BUPT is a multidisciplinary and research-oriented university which focuses on engineering and sciences, values the coordinated development of management, humanities and sciences, and has special strength in information technology. It has become is an important training base for advanced IT talents in China.
After over six decades of development, BUPT has gained a strong academic reputation in information technology as well as an edge in disciplines related to IT. Two disciplines of BUPT, namely “Information and Communication Engi- neering” and “Computer Science and Technology” were included in China’s “double first-class” discipline devel- opment initiative. According to results released by the Ministry of Education in the Fourth Round National Evaluation of Disciplinary Development in Universities, BUPT’s “Information and Communication Engineering (ICE)”, “Computer Science and Technology” and “Electronic Science and Technology” were graded at or above A Class, and ICE was rated A+ Class. According to the 2020 US News Global University Rankings by Subject, BUPT is ranked 19th in Electrical and Elec- tronic Engineering and 23rd in Computer Science in the world. Computer science field ranked top 1‰ in ESI.
BUPT actively expands the international cooperation network and strengthens university-level academic exchange. At present, it has established cooperative relations with more than 160 renowned universities in more than 30 countries and regions, and signed nearly 300 cooperation agreements. The Confucius Institute at the University of the South Pacific has operations in three countries and four regions in the South Pacific area, including Suva, Lautoka, Emalu, Vanuatu and Cook Islands.
BUPT has four campuses, namely Xitucheng Campus, Shahe Campus, Hongfu Campus and Xiaoxitian Campus, and has research institutes in Wuxi, Jiangsu province and Shenzhen, Guangdong province. The university has approximately 23,000 full-time undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and international students, and nearly 55,000 part-time students registered to online programmes. International students study and live on the main campus – Xitucheng Campus. Currently, our international students come from more than 50 countries.