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Beijing Jiaotong University
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Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), located at Xizhimenwai of Beijing, is a national key university of China, directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education. Her predecessor is Beijing Railway Management Training Institute and Beijing School of Posts and Telecommunications, set up by Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Qing Dynasty.In 1921, the school merged with two industrial technical schools in Shanghai and Tangshanto form the National Jiaotong University, with three branch universities in Beijing, Shanghai and Tangshan respectively. BJTU was then called as Beijing Campus of National Jiaotong University.

After the founding of the People’s Republic of China in October 1st 1949, BJTU was re-named as Northern Jiaotong University (NJTU) by the State Council. Chairman Mao Zedong appointed Academician Mao Yisheng, a nationally renowned expert in bridge engineering, as the first president of NJTU. In 1951, Chairman Mao Zedong autographed the name of the university. 1981, BJTU became one of the first key universities authorized by the central government to confer master's and doctoral degrees, and subsequently to confer titles of associate professors, professors and Ph.D. advisors. In July 1994, BJTU was selected as one of the first universities in the National 211 Project. In April 2000, Beijing Electrical Power College was merged into NJTU. Then the university was transferred from the Ministry of Railways to the Ministry of Education. In September 2003, the university restored the name Beijing Jiaotong University.  

北京交通大学是教育部直属、由教育部和铁道部共建的全国重点大学,是全国首批博士、硕士学位授予高校,是首批进入国家“211工程”建设的高校和“985工程”"优势学科创新平台”项目重点建设高校之一,是全国具有研究生院的56所高校之一,1997年和2006年先后被评为全国本科教学工作优秀学校,2005年被确定为教育部大学英语教学改革示范点项目学校之一

北京交通大学作为交通大学的重要组成部分,历史渊源追溯到1896年,她的前身是清政府创办的北京铁路管理传习所,是中国第一所专门培养管理人才的高等学校,是中国近代铁路管理、电信教育的发祥地。1917年改组为北京铁路管理学校和北京邮电学校,1921年与上海工业专门学校、唐山工业专门学校合并组建交通大学。1923年,交通大学改组后,北京分校更名为北京交通大学。1950年学校定名北方交通大学,由著名桥梁专家茅以升任校长。2000年4月,与北京电力高等专科学校合并,由铁道部划转教育部直属管理。2003年,学校恢复使用“北京交通大学”校名。学校曾培养出中国第一个无线电台创建人刘瀚、中国第一台大马力蒸汽机设计者应尚才、以及中国现代作家、文学评论家、文学史家郑振铎等一大批蜚声中外的杰出人才、中国第一本铁路运输专著作者金士宣、我国铁路运输经济学科的开创者许靖、我国最早的四大会计师之一杨汝梅,“东京审判”担任首席检察官的向哲浚、我国著名的经济学家、人口学家马寅初等都曾在我校任教 

Ms. Liu Yanqing
Office of International Cooperation and Exchange
Beijing Jiaotong University
3 Shangyuancun, Xizhimenwai
Beijing 100044
P. R. China

Tel: +86-10-51688361/51688201
Fax: +86-10-62255671
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Website: www.njtu.edu.cn

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