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Why Choose BIT

Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) was founded in Yan’an in 1940. BIT is a national key university, an open, international and research-oriented university of science, engineering and humanities with science and engineering as the focus. It is one of the first universities to run a graduate school and receive privileged fund from the central government in the 7th, 8th and 9th “Five Year Plan.”  BIT is also one of the national "Project 211” universities receiving preferential support from the state.

In 2000, BIT was listed in “985 Project”, which gives priority for development by Commission of Science Technology and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND), Ministry of Education (MOE) and Beijing Municipal Government. In 1999, BIT passed the evaluation for “Outstanding in Undergraduate Program” sponsored by MOE.

BIT ranks among the first-class universities for its high educational and research quality, strong faculty teams, and academic programs with distinctive characteristics. The university attaches great importance to developing international and domestic exchange and cooperation, paying great effort in all kinds of joint programs. It has established collaborative ties with over 40 local government and industries in more than 10 provinces and cities. It also built cooperative relations with 82 universities from 21 countries and conduct joint programs with more than 100 enterprises and institutions worldwide.

With the principle of “facing modernization, facing the world, facing the future”, BIT is sparing no effort to broaden its opening and deepen its reform to turn itself into a first-class world-renowned research university.