Universities in Tianjin
Nankai University was founded by Yan Xiu and Zhang Boling adhering to the concept of education to save the country. It started in 1904 and was founded in 1919. The campus was blown up by the invading Japanese troops in 1937, and the school moved south. In 1938, it joined forces with Peking University and Tsinghua University to form the Southwest United University.