Tsinghua University was established in 1911, originally under the name “Tsinghua Xuetang.” The name “National Tsinghua University” was adopted in 1928. Tsinghua University has been developing at a breathtaking pace into a comprehensive research university since 1978. At present, the university has 14 schools and 56 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art. The University has now over 25,900 students, including 13,100 undergraduates and 12,800 graduate students. As one of China’s most renowned universities, Tsinghua has become an important institution for fostering talent and scientific research. With the motto of “Self-Discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions Speak Louder than Words”, Tsinghua University is dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development.
The new Tsinghua Xue Tang (New Tsinghua Auditorium) is considered to be the most emblematic construction opened during the centenary of the university. It can hold over 2,000 people, and is the largest comprehensive auditorium on campus with the most advanced facilities.
We recommend you take a taxi from the Beijing Capital International Airport to Tsinghua University. You can print the following map out and give it to the taxi driver. The driver will then know how to bring you to Tsinghua campus or a hotel nearby. For your convenience, a pdf version of the map can be downloaded here.
Satallite map (High resolution pdf file available here)
3D map (High resolution pdf file available here)