Tsinghua University was established in Beijing in 1911. At present, the university has 20 schools and 58 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art, and almost 50 thousand students of PhD, Master and undergraduate level. Tsinghua University is dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development. As one of China's most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today's world and become tomorrow's leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing problems in China and the world.
Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. The city is the country's political, cultural, and educational center. Beijing is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China. It has been the heart of China's history for centuries. The city is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, and huge stone walls and gates.