Why THU
Overview
Graduate education stands at the very heart of Tsinghua's  mission as an open comprehensive research university. In this website  is the overview of Tsinghua's graduate education with its regular and international programs specially designed for Chinese and international students.
Graduate education at Tsinghua dates back to the 1920s.  The establishment of the Graduate School in 1984 was a milestone in the  development of graduate education and marked the beginning of  flourishing of advanced education at Tsinghua. Over the decades, both master's and doctoral programs on academic and prgressional degrees are offered at the university. And the past years has witnessed Tsinghua's  continuous efforts to improve the quality of graduate education to stand  as a top research university in China, with a special emphasis on  research and creative thinking.
For over a century, Tsinghua has prepared men and women for truly extraordinary career achievements. We hope your study at Tsinghua will be an exhilarating and rewarding experience.
The Tsinghua campus is a beautiful backdrop to learning and research and "Life at Tsinghua" goes well beyond the classroom. The University prides itself on its vibrant and enriching campus community, with more than 200 student associations and organizations. Events such as the on-campus marathon, talent show, international student Gala Night, and the international cultural festival, have become hallmarks on Tsinghua's annual calendar. Countless experts, innovators, and international business leaders come to Tsinghua each year to give open lectures and talks, and participate in international conferences. International students at Tsinghua are active and valued members of our community and rich campus life.
Studying at Tsinghua and living in Beijing, international students experience the dynamism of China and its endless possibilities. Understanding China is imperative for aspiring leaders as they become true global citizens. Through trips, internships and everyday life in China's vibrant capital, international students develop a deeper understanding of China that can only be gained through experience. By joining activities, sharing meals, playing sports, and attending class with world class students who come from every province in China, international students learn alongside China’s future leaders and develop friendships that will last a lifetime.

To help everyone in our community feel at home, Tsinghua has the International Students & Scholars Center (ISSC). The ISSC staff foster an environment in which every international student and scholar can thrive by ensuring that the international community is strongly supported and well represented at Tsinghua. The Center is a hub of information and resources for the international community, providing help and guidance on immigration and visas, residency, university services, campus life and cultural activities.
Beautiful Campus

The campus of Tsinghua University is situated in northwest Beijing on the site of the former imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty, and surrounded by a number of historical sites.

“The World’s Most Beautiful Campus”

— Forbes Magazine

  • Second School Gate
  • Main Building
  • Library
  • Art Museum
  • Auditorium
  • Tsinghua Academy
A Global University

Tsinghua is a dynamic global university renowned for its high quality teaching and research, and its spirit of social commitment. With an enduring dedication to excellence and innovation, Tsinghua is committed to inspiring future global leaders.


The bright and aspiring students are taught by top experts in their fields in world-class teaching and research facilities. The university is a hub for learning and discovery and helps pave the way for research and innovation in China and the world.


International collaboration and engagement are fundamental to the mission of the university. The diverse faculty and students come from across the nations and make key contributions to solving global challenges.


So far, Tsinghua has signed exchange agreements and established partnerships with more than 290 universities from over 50 countries.

A Diverse Student Body


Tsinghua is home to a remarkably diverse community. In 2021, more than 3,400 international students from over 130 countries were enrolled, of this, over 2,000 of them are graduate students comprised of 116 nationalities. Worldwide, more than 30,000 Tsinghua international alumni make significant contributions to social, scientific, economic, and sustainable development.


Our international connections are built upon a strong belief in cooperation and collaboration. Tsinghua has partnerships with over 290 universities and institutes worldwide and has established over 100 exchange programs and 50 dual and double degree programs with world-renowned institutions. In 2019, more than 8,800 international scholars from 130 countries visited Tsinghua, more than 200 international conferences were held on campus, and more than 16,500 students and faculty members went abroad for various programs.


Tsinghua’s diversity of student population is reflected in its diversity of programs! 20 schools and 59 departments cover disciplines in science, engineering, literature, art, history, philosophy, economics, management, law, education, and medicine. International students can choose from more than 60 undergraduate programs, 100 master’s programs, and 90 doctoral programs, among which 22 master’s programs and 8 doctoral programs are delivered fully in English. More than 500 courses in English are available to students across the university.

Global Acclaim & Recognition

Tsinghua is consistently ranked among the very best universities in the world by the most respected international university rankings.

  • No.1 in Asia

    No.16 - THE World University Rankings 2022

    No.26 - U.S. News 2022 Best Global Universities Rankings

    No.10 - THE World Reputation Rankings 2021

  • No1. In China

    No.17 - QS World University Rankings 2022

    No.29 - ARWU World University Rankings 2020

  • Subject rankings (US News 2022)

    No.1 Chemical Engineering

    No.1 Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    No.1 Engineering

    No.1 Computer Science

    No.1 Energy and Fuels

  • No. 6 Graduate Employability

    QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022

Global Competence
At Tsinghua, we encourage every student to embrace the world. Tsinghua University launched its first global strategy in 2016. Focusing on this strategy, Tsinghua will cultivate top-level innovative talent with “global competency”, carry out research on serving the country and the world, and comprehensively enhance its global reputation and influence. Among many measures to implement this strategy, Tsinghua has created the following institutions: the Global Innovation eXchange Institute in the Seattle area of the United States; the China-Italy Design Innovation Hub in Milan, Italy; a base in Geneva, Switzerland, where Chinese students
are trained and prepared for internships and employment opportunities at international organizations; and initiated the Asian Universities Alliance, a selective group of the most prestigious universities in their respective countries in Asia.

In accordance with the global strategy, Tsinghua promotes global competence as an integral component of students’ academic curriculum, co-curriculum and extracurricular activities through extensive international learning opportunities. Tsinghua strives to endow its students with a thorough understanding of world history and global issues, proficiency in foreign languages, and social competence and leadership skills.
Tsinghua has a focus on creating programs that blend global leadership development with a strong foundation in interdisciplinary thinking, including the renowned Schwarzman Scholars program, the GIX (Global Innovation eXchange) program, and programs at the Tsinghua SIGS (Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School). With an emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation, on-campus platforms such as the x-lab, iCenter, and Future Laboratory help the students gain valuable skills across disciplines.
In recent years, Tsinghua University has developed strategic partnerships and collaboration with universities, organizations and enterprises throughout the world. Tsinghua continues to develop overseas opportunities for students to study, research and undertake internships abroad, while fostering a rich international environment on campus for all students.

中国北京清华大学研究生招生办公室 邮编:100084

Graduate Admissions Office, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084

电话 Tel: +86-10-62781380                

Email: grad@tsinghua.edu.cn         

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