Peking University (PKU
) is a public educational insitution that was founded in 1898. It was initially named as Imperial University of Beijing and is the first modern national university of China
PKU has eight main divisions
, offering more than 300 programs in the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels
. Programs offerings are in the fields of science, engineering, humanities, social science, economics, and medicine.
PKU continues to combine research on siginificant scientific subjects by training its personnel with a high level of professional skill and specialized knowledge. It also strives to not just improve its work in teaching and research, but also to promote the interaction and mutual prmotion among various disciplines.
Peking University facts:
- Member of the C9 League of Chinese Universities.
- Its faculty consists of members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).
- The campus is known as "Yan Yuan" (the garden of Yan)