Submit a request
Nankai University
南开大学
Country China
City Tianjin
Cost of living $409-826/mon.
Official Website
Features
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation NKU
Teachers 2,110
Students 24,305
Foreigners 3%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitations None
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Commitment to society, persistent self-improvement
Accreditation
• Tianjin Municipal Education Commission
Affiliations
• International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
Rankings
World ranking280
Country ranking12
Academic Reputation313
Quality of teaching386
Citations per Faculty134
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities356
Engineering and Technology345
Natural Science173
Social Sciences and Management355
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics151
Chemistry76
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking280
QS World University Rankings278
ARWU Academic Ranking301
Webometrics Ranking359
Alternative title
Университет Нанькайru
Universidad de Nankaies
南开大学zh
جامعة نانكاىar
Université de Nankinfr
Nankai Universitätde
南開大学ja
남개대학ko
Universidade de Nankaipt
Submit a request

Description of Nankai University

A key multidisciplinary and research-oriented university directly under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, Nankai University, located in Tianjin on the border of the sea of Bohai, is the alma mater of our beloved late Premier Zhou Enlai.
Nankai University was founded in 1919 by the famous patriotic educators, Mr. Yan Xiu and Mr. Zhang Boling . During the Anti-Japanese war (1937-1945), Nankai University, Peking University (Beijng University) and Tsinghua University (Qinghua University) formed Southwest Associated University. In accordance with its motto of "dedication to the public interests, acquisition of all-round capability and aspiration for daily progress" and the tradition of “patriotism, conscientiousness, innovation and agreeableness ” , the University has produced batches of prominent talents. On December 25th, 2000, the State Ministry of Education signed an agreement with Tianjin Municipal Government on jointly establishing and developing Nankai.
Nankai University occupies an area of 4,489,700 m² with a floor space up to 1,368,000m². The total collection of its library reaches 3,581,000 volumes . Besides its main campus located in Balitai, Nankai University also has campuses in Yingshui Road, College of Tourism and Service Management, TEDA College, the campus in Jinnan is under construction. On the principle of "independent school-running and close cooperation", it doesn’t hesitate to seek after cooperation with Tianjin University.
Nankai University is considered to be one of the comprehensive universities with the widest scan of disciplines. It features a balance between the Humanities and the Sciences, a solid foundation and a combination of application and creativity. The University has 22 academic colleges, together with Graduate School, School for Continuing Education, Advanced Vocational School, Modern Distance Education School. It offers 80 undergraduate specialties, 231 Master's programs, 172 Doctoral programs, 28 Post-Doctoral research stations and 29 authorized primary Doctoral specialties. There are national key disciplines and key labs at all levels. Engineering centers and national bases in humanity and social science are also founded.
With top academic capability and creative spirit, Nankai University has a well-balanced faculty team in age and specialties. Among the 1,986 faculties, there are 616 Doctoral supervisors, 714 professors and 805 associate professors, 8 academicians of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering. Many teachers who make great contributions to academy are awarded at home and abroad.
Nankai University has a full-fledged education system for producing undergraduates, postgraduates on master's and doctoral programs and post-doctoral researchers. Currently, it has the total enrollments of 24,525 students, including 13,067 undergraduate students, 8,162 master's candidates, 3,296 doctoral candidates. Besides, it has 2,786 part-time adult students and 43,037 students on distance education programs.
Nankai University is the center for both education and academic research. A large number of academic achievements have been made and acknowledged home and abroad. Since 2007, it has won 83 prizes in natural science and technology. The number of SCI theses ranked top two among Chinese universities and in 2011 the proportion of number was up to 42.58%. The number of national social science projects and those under the Ministry of Education, the funds allocated and the awarded achievements all rank high in China.
Nankai University takes the advantages of disciplines, technology, talents and information to enhance the industrialization and commercialization of research fruits serving the economy and social development. Some research institutes have become the "Think Tank" and "Talents Cradle" for governments. According to the "national needs, the world first-class" principle, Nankai implemented the strategy of "innovation driven development" and promote the construction of all kinds of collaborative innovation centers, setting up close cooperative relationship with many institutions.
Nankai University focuses on the students' all-round capability and creativity in teaching and education. Under its educational philosophy of "art to regulate the country, science to strengthen the country and business to richen the country", Nankai points out a teaching guideline of "paying attention to quality education, cultivating capability, consolidating knowledge foundation and widening disciplinary spheres, strictly administrating and ensuring high quality". It establishes a complete educational system by connecting class teaching, scientific experiments, academic activities and social practice. A flexible educational system has been set up. By attaching great importance to students' overall development, it has created a colorful campus cultural atmosphere. So graduates from Nankai are extraordinarily popular with employers. To build Nankai characteristics of "public will" all-round quality education system and promote the all-round development of students, it has established and implemented the “Nankai university quality education implementation summary”.
Nankai University has broad international communications by establishing exchanging and collaborative relationships with more than 290 international universities and academic institutions .It has contracted to build 6 Confucius institutes overseas. In 2012, Nankai was awarded as Advanced Sino-cooperation Academy of Confucius Institute. We undertake the task of National Chinese Language Training to Foreign countries and launch a number of tasks of study abroad programs.
Nankai University awarded 9 honorary doctoral degrees to notables. Also, Chen Ning Yang, Tsung-Dao Lee, Samuel Chao Chung Ting, Robert A. Mundell, Reinhard Selton, Henry Kissinger, Kim Dae Jung were all conferred Honorary Professors of Nankai. Many other world-known scholars and entrepreneurs have been invited as Visiting Professors.
Nankai University will continue to adhere the road of Nankai, carry forward the character of Nankai, develop the spirit of Nankai, persist in giving top priority to cultivate the integrity of students, strengthen the quality characteristics, implement six strategies of reinvigorating school through human resource development, building strong disciplines, improving educational quality, research and innovation , serving for Binhai Area and internationalization, and develop towards the goal of building leading university around the world.

Program - Nankai University

Master - Doctorate

Bachelor Applied Chemistry
Bachelor Applied Physics
Bachelor Art And Design
Bachelor Automation
Bachelor Biological Sciences
Bachelor Biotechnology
Bachelor Business Administration
Bachelor Chemical Biology
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Chinese Language And Literature
Bachelor Clinical Medicine
Bachelor Communication Engineering
Bachelor Computer Science And Technology
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Editing And Publishing
Bachelor Electronic Information Science And Technology
Bachelor Electronic Science And Technology
Bachelor Environmental Engineering
Bachelor Environmental Science
Bachelor Exhibition Economy And Management
Bachelor Finance
Bachelor Financial Engineering
Bachelor Financial Management
Bachelor History
Bachelor Ideological And Political Education
Bachelor Industrial Engineering
Bachelor Information And Computing Science
Bachelor Information Management And Information System
Bachelor Information Security
Bachelor Insurance
Bachelor Intelligence Science And Technology
Bachelor International Economy And Trade
Bachelor Logic
Bachelor Logistics Management
Bachelor Marketing
Bachelor Materials Chemistry
Bachelor Materials Physics
Bachelor Mathematics And Applied Mathematics
Bachelor Microelectronics
Bachelor Molecular Science And Engineering (Combined)
Bachelor Museology
Bachelor Optical Information Science And Technology
Bachelor Oral Medicine
Bachelor Painting
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Photonics Technology, Science (Together)
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Radio And Television Journalism
Bachelor Religious Studies
Bachelor Resource Recycling Science And Engineering
Bachelor Software Engineering
Bachelor Statistics
Bachelor The History Of The World
Bachelor Tourism Management
Master Applied Chemistry
Master Applied Physics
Master Art And Design
Master Automation
Master Biological Sciences
Master Biotechnology
Master Business Administration
Master Chemical Biology
Master Chemistry
Master Chinese Language And Literature
Master Clinical Medicine
Master Communication Engineering
Master Computer Science And Technology
Master Economics
Master Editing And Publishing
Master Electronic Information Science And Technology
Master Electronic Science And Technology
Master Environmental Engineering
Master Environmental Science
Master Exhibition Economy And Management
Master Finance
Master Financial Engineering
Master Financial Management
Master History
Master Ideological And Political Education
Master Industrial Engineering
Master Information And Computing Science
Master Information Management And Information System
Master Information Security
Master Insurance
Master Intelligence Science And Technology
Master International Economy And Trade
Master Logic
Master Logistics Management
Master Marketing
Master Materials Chemistry
Master Materials Physics
Master Mathematics And Applied Mathematics
Master Microelectronics
Master Molecular Science And Engineering (Combined)
Master Museology
Master Optical Information Science And Technology
Master Oral Medicine
Master Painting
Master Philosophy
Master Photonics Technology, Science (Together)
Master Physics
Master Radio And Television Journalism
Master Religious Studies
Master Resource Recycling Science And Engineering
Master Software Engineering
Master Statistics
Master The History Of The World
Master Tourism Management

Location on map - Nankai University

Location on map - Nankai University
Universities related to Nankai University
Universities in this city
Universities in this country
TitleCityBachelorMaster
491Tsinghua UniversityBeijing4,695 $6,103 $
552Peking UniversityBeijing5,008 $5,634 $
793Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghai1,000 $3,000 $
1004Fudan UniversityShanghai1,000 $7,000 $
1045Zhejiang UniversityHangzhou4,663 $4,663 $

Admission process in Nankai University

We guide admission of applicants to this educational institution whilst managing the entire enrollment process.
Data Relevance. You can search and find lots of online information which is behind the times. This disorients applicants since outdated materials may result in failure to apply for international education. Enrollment failure may refer to such errors as wrongly completed application form, or a letter of reference. We are routinely involved in process of applicant enrollment at educational institutions all around the world and we hold the most recent information on all nuances of enrollment at particular universities.
Guaranteed Assignment. When applying to top-rated universities abroad, you compete with the most talented students from different countries. As per the statistical data, less than 10% applicants are selected which says on the extremely high challenges. In view of that, prior to arrange an interview with you, you have to show your relevance by submitting well prepared and completed package of application documents to submit to the Admission Board and the more accurate you adhere to instruction, the higher are chances for admission. We know how the winning package of documents looks like and with us you have all chances to succeed.
We Save Your Time that you can more effectively use to enhance your language skills or prepare to exams. As the official agent of most educational institutions abroad, we will help you avoid never ending retrieval of information and wrong unnecessary steps, employing tried and tested practices to search for academic programs and winning enrollment strategies.
We Save Your Money. We are able to offer the most qualified education even at the restrained budget. We will develop the enrollment and training strategy for you that helps to significantly save the total cost of education. Addressing to us, you have the highest chances to obtain additional funding sources.

Full mentoring service includes the services as follows:
  • Professional consultation regarding education abroad;
  • Selection of the university and the program abroad;
  • Preparation of the application documents;
  • Diploma and transcript translation;
  • Submitting the application and communication with institution representatives;
  • Assistance with the student visa application;
  • Avia-tickets and hotel room booking (if necessary).