The first university established by overseas Chinese
WISE & SOE Highlights
Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader. It was the first university in China founded by an overseas Chinese. At present it is the only university in any of five special economic zones and is one of China's higher-level universities designated for the state key construction of the "211 Project" and the "985 Project".
Xiamen University has a graduate school, 26 schools containing 66 departments and 10 research institutes and research centers. With 31 Doctoral degrees in first-class disciplines, and 50 Master degrees in first-class disciplines, the university offers 83 undergraduate programs, 276 graduate programs, and 187 PhD programs. 14 subjects have been as... Learn More >>