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Nanjing University

Founded in 1902, Nanjing University is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in China. With the motto of 'Sincerity with Aspiration, Perseverance with Integrity,' this university carries the spirit of constant striving for educational and academic excellence…

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)



Situated in the old capital city of Nanjing, Nanjing University (NJU) has a one-hundred-year-long history and enjoys high prestige. It evolved from Sanjiang Normal School (established in 1902) to Nanjing University in 1950. In the nationwide restructuring of universities and colleges undertaken in 1952, NJU was integrated with Jinling University and retained its name Nanjing University. 


  • 31 Schools

  • 88 Undergraduate majors

  • 162 Academic graduate majors


  • 1 National laboratory

  • 7 National key laboratories

  • 9 Key laboratories of the Ministry of Education

  • 4 MOE key bases  for research in humanities and social sciences

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
101 50
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
131 -7
124 -4
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
111 33
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
885 -737
148 20
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Housing services

  • International students can stay in the international student’s dormitory on Gulou campus, or the dormitory on Xianlin campus. Gulou campus is located in downtown Nanjing. Xianlin campus is about 20 kilometers away from Gulou campus. 
  • For the students who have got full Chinese Government Scholarship could get FREE residence.

Library services

  • Nanjing University Library is among the best university libraries in China. 
  • By the end of 2014, its collection reached 5.77 million (including collections in faculty reference rooms). It has up to 400,000 ancient thread-bound books,including over 3,000 kinds or over 30,000 copies of rare books.

Medical services

  • Nanjing University has a school hospital, pided into Gulou campus and Xianlin campus branches, providing medical treatment services for everyone. When you are not feeling well, you can go to one of these hospitals for advice and treatment.
  • You could take your campus card to pay for all the fee in both hospitals.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Gulou campus is located in downtown Nanjing. 
  • Xianlin campus is about 20 kilometers away from Gulou campus.

Sports facilities

  • Gulou Campus: The Institute for International Students has a basketball court,which is provided free of charge for foreign study-abroad students' and international exchange students' use. The southern half of campus has tennis courts, and the northern half has an indoor pool, weight room, ping-pong facilities, and an area for calisthenics. Fees are regulated by the university.
  • Xianlin Campus: The Xianlin Campus has already opened its basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts, as well as other sports facilities. The gym houses a ping-pong room, badminton room, weight room, as well as other facilities open to the community, some of which require fees for use.

Student clubs

  • Public Welfare
  • Academic Science & Technology
  • Art Performance
  • Culture & Communication
  • Sports & Skills Competitions
  • Life & Recreation

Student Reviews

Nanjing Uni is the best
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The Universtiy is simply magnificient. The campus is huge, you have to take the bus from the dorm to your class building. As 2 gym, a swimming pool, an observatory. The campus has everything you need; several shops, hairdressers, 12 canteens , aswell as many cafes and restaurants.


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