Programs at Tianjin University
Known as Peiyang University in its early
days, Tianjin University was founded on October 2, 1895. It
was the first institution of higher learning in the history of
modern Chinese education. In its hundred years plus history
the university has seen more than a hundred thousand students
come through its doors. It stands on an impressive 137
hectares and boasts beautiful gardens and scenery. Tianjin
University began to accept foreign students in 1954. Since
then more than 5000 students from over 80 countries have
studied at Tianjin University. The Chinese language program at
present attracts around 200 students a year. The program has
become well established and is offered to all levels.
International Student Population:
Areas of Study: Science,
Engineering, Management and Humanities,
Class sizes: 12-20 students
Teachers: University Teachers 20
Offering security, location and comfort, Real World Chinese has extremely strict criteria to select accommodation for students. For example, all accommodations must be within 20 minutes on foot from classroom. In order to make sure the accommodation meets western people’s needs and life style, our housing officers must check each housing room in site before we arrange for you to move in.
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Tianjin University library is the oldest
among China's university libraries and was founded in 1895.
The library covers a total floor space of 26,000 square
meters, with a collection of 2 million volumes of books. They
have 19,000 journal titles, conference papers and academic
society publications. Nearly 75% of the whole collection is in
the field of natural science and the other 25% is comprised
mainly of Marxism, language, literature and industrial
The library is equipped with modern facilities,
including 3 circulation desks, 22 modern electric reading
rooms with 1,700 seats, video-audio learning rooms and several
meeting rooms. Students and staff can borrow 1-5 books at a
time for up to a month. The library is open all week from 8 am
- 12 pm and 2 pm - 6 pm.
Students can enjoy the gymnasium and sport
facilities, such as swimming pool, basketball courts, football
courts, ping pong tables and badminton courts. Alternatively,
students can go to the beach for swimming. Another option is
climbing the Ancient Great Wall on Huangya Pass or Panshan
Mountain, which is regarded as "The First Mountain to The East
of Beijing". Other recreation facilities, such as bars and
clubs can easily be found outside campus within 15 minutes
Washing facilities are available on every
floor. Students need to purchase magnetic cards to use the
washing machine. A Laundromat offering a dry cleaning service
is located on campus.
Money & Banking
Students don't need to worry about banking
activities, because Tianjin University has ICBC, Bank of
China, Bank of Tianjin, Bank of Communication, China
Everbright Bank and Agricultural Bank of China branches. All
these banks are located on campus and have 24-hour ATMs.
A Chinese clinic, providing Chinese
medicine, is available inside Tianjin University and it is
open 24 hours everyday. Students need to bring their ID card
to see the doctors.
Tianjin Hospital is located fives
minutes away from the Tianjin University campus, and is open
24 hours as well. This international hospital is equipped with
modern facilities, a well-stocked pharmacy and experienced
doctors and nurses. Foreign and Chinese doctors speak good
English and offer high quality medical services.
Food & Groceries
A dining hall for international students can
be found on the first floor of Liuyuan dormitory which
provides many kinds of Chinese food. The opening time is from
6:30 am - 7:30 am (breakfast), 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (lunch) and
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm (dinner).
A bookstore and grocery store
are available on campus. Moreover, there is a Carrefour nearby
which is within 15 minutes walking distance.
There is a post office on campus that ships
and receives mail and packages from all over the world. It
also sells stamps, envelopes and post-office boxes.
Because there is no airport in Tianjin, students need to go to Beijing first and then continue by train, car or bus. Tianjin is just 135 kilometers away from Beijing, so it will take about 79 minutes by train to arrive.
From the train station to the university: 20 minutes by