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Xidian University

Xidian University has two campuses, north campus and south campus, occupying an area of 270 hectares, with the building area of over 1,300,000 square meters. Xidian University is one of the institutions of higher learning in China which earliest established the specialties of information theory, information system engineering, radar, microwave antenna, electronic-mechanical engineering, and electronic countermeasure, being the forerunner of the IT discipline of China and forming distinct characteristics and advantages of electronic and information disciplines.

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Xidian University has two campuses, north campus and south campus, occupying an area of 270 hectares, with the building area of over 1,300,000 square meters. Its two libraries boast a collection of 6.14 million volumes, of which there are about 2.34 million paper documents and about 3.8 million electronic documents, 1300 journals in foreign languages, and electronic resources in Chinese and foreign languages on 45 platforms with about 120 databases, covering all the disciplines and specialties of the university.

It has set up 16 schools — School of Telecommunications Engineering, School of Electronic Engineering, School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Mechatronic Engineering, School of Physics and Opto-electronic Engineering, School of Economics and Management, School of Humanities, School of Foreign Languages, School of Software Engineering, School of Microelectronics, School of Life Science and Technology, School of Aerospace Science and Technology, School of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, School of International Education, and School of Network and Continuing Education.

Xidian University is one of the institutions of higher learning in China which earliest established the specialties of information theory, information system engineering, radar, microwave antenna, electronic-mechanical engineering, and electronic countermeasure, being the forerunner of the IT discipline of China and forming distinct characteristics and advantages of electronic and information disciplines. It has 2 national first-level key disciplines (covering 6 second-level disciplines), 1 national second-level key discipline, 33 provincial/ministerial-level key disciplines, 12 first-level disciplines with the right to award doctoral degrees, 20 first-level disciplines with the right to award master’s degrees, 9 postdoctoral programs, and 50 undergraduate specialties. In the national third-round assessment of the first-level disciplines in China, its“information and communication engineering” ranked second and its“electronic science and technology”ranked fourth.

For many years, Xidian University has been committed to system research, key problem tackling, and engineering development in the field of electronic information technology, creating manyfirsts in that field, including the first weather radar, the first meteoric trail communication system, the first programmable radar signal processor, the first millimeter wave communication machine, as well as the first cord telegraph switching equipment, the first tower tube cavity oscillator, the first three dimensional phase array radar, etc. in the history of our armys communication equipment, thus making significant contributions to the informationization of our country and to the modernization of our national defense. It has now 4 state key laboratories, 5 Ministry of Education key laboratories, 17 provincial/ministerial level key laboratories, and 6 provincial/ministerial level bases.

Xidian University vigorously strengthens the production-study-research combination and constantly strengthens its sci-tech innovation ability. It has established the Shaanxi Provincial Industry Research Institute and the National University Sci-tech Park. At the same time, combining with the large-scale well-known enterprises and institutions at home, it has established joint-stock companies and strategic alliances, set up enterprise funds, built joint laboratories, and founded practice bases for postgraduates, thus effectively promoting the transformation of research achievements.

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For many years, Xidian University has been committed to system research, key problem tackling, and engineering development in the field of electronic information technology, creating manyfirsts in that field, including the first weather radar, the first meteoric trail communication system, the first programmable radar signal processor, the first millimeter wave communication machine, as well as the first cord telegraph switching equipment, the first tower tube cavity oscillator, the first three dimensional phase array radar, etc. in the history of our armys communication equipment, thus making significant contributions to the informationization of our country and to the modernization of our national defense. It has now 4 state key laboratories, 5 Ministry of Education key laboratories, 17 provincial/ministerial level key laboratories, and 6 provincial/ministerial level bases.

Xidian University vigorously strengthens the production-study-research combination and constantly strengthens its sci-tech innovation ability. It has established the Shaanxi Provincial Industry Research Institute and the National University Sci-tech Park. At the same time, combining with the large-scale well-known enterprises and institutions at home, it has established joint-stock companies and strategic alliances, set up enterprise funds, built joint laboratories, and founded practice bases for postgraduates, thus effectively promoting the transformation of research achievements.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
801
2018
801
2017
801
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
861 30
2018
891
2017
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Student Life

Xi’an is a four seasons city with scenic environment. Xidian University has two campuses in Xi’an: the north and the south campuses with convenient transportation in the College Town of southern city. Various sports facilities are set up in two campuses, including basketball hall, table tennis saloon, swimming pool, and gymnasium. International student apartments are equipped with living facilities, including the kitchen, toilet, central heating, air conditioning, refrigerator and laundry machine. University also provides for the affiliated hospital with advanced facilities. In campuses and the surrounding area, there are supermarkets, shopping mall, Chinese and western dining hall and Muslim dining hall, offering various choices for international students. The campuses are a convenient and comfortable place with elegant, safe and clean environment, which is an ideal place for studying and living.

In order to enrich the extracurricular life of international students, the football team, basketball team, volleyball team, and badminton team were established in the School, periodically organizing the sports events. At the same time, rich and diverse range of activities are regularly organized for the international students, including the annual sports event, culture tutor, artistic performance, city wall marathon race, creating a harmonious and active campus culture. In the successive Activity Week, Xidian University has held many academic symposiums with rich content presented by some experts and international students, exchanging their experience on Chinese learning, HSK, cross-cultural adaption and learning, innovation practice, steps and methods for the scientific research, as well as achievements and feelings on participating in electronic design contest and the practice of scientific research. The international students learned more practical thing from these exchanges. International Student Union of Xidian University have taken an active part in various activities both in campus and out of campus, becoming an indispensable group in international students’ life.

For the international graduates who want to stay in China, Xidian University helps them plan their career development and provide vocational guidance. At the same time, the university provides employment seminars, organize the international students to visit and have an internship in the enterprises, and create the contact mechanism, helping them learn the domestic current employment situation, summarize their own competitive advantages, and analyze the employment directions to strengthen the employment competitiveness of the international students in China.

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