Tianjin Saixiang Hotel
Meiyuan Road, Huayuan Industrial Zone, New Technology
Industry Park, Tianjin 300384, P. R. C
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Welcome to Tianjin and Nankai University
Nankai University was founded in 1919 by the famous patriotic educators Zhang Boling
and Yan Xiu. During the Anti-Japanese war (1937-1945), Nankai, Peking (Beijng) and
Tsinghua (Qinghua) universities united in Kunming to form the renowned Southwest Associated
University. It was described as The North Star of Higher Learning.
University now occupies an area of 4,489,700 m². The total collection of the
University library reaches 3,773,000 volumes and 30TB of e-books. Besides its
main campus located in Balitai, Nankai University also has campuses in Jinnan
District and TEDA College in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development
Area. Supported by the state Ministry of Education, the campus in Jinnan has
come into service.
University is one of the comprehensive universities with the widest range of
disciplines. It features a balance between the humanities and the sciences, a
solid foundation and a combination of application and creativity. The
university has 24 academic colleges, together with the Graduate School, the
School for Continuing Education, the Advanced Vocational School, the Modern
Distance Education School, and categories covering literature, history,
philosophy, economics, management, law, science, engineering, agriculture,
medicine, teaching and art. Nankai University offers 81 undergraduate
specialties (including 18 national characteristic specialties), 231 Master's
programs, 172 Doctoral programs, 28 Post-Doctoral research stations and 29
authorized primary Doctoral specialties. There are 6 first degree national key
disciplines (covering 35 second degree disciplines), 9 second degree national
key disciplines, 2 national key cultivating disciplines, and 27 first degree
Tianjin municipal key disciplines. Furthermore, there are 2 national key laboratories,
8 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 1 key laboratory of the
Ministry of Science, 1 key laboratory of the State Environmental Protection
Administration, 13 key laboratories of Tianjin, 3 engineering centers of the
Ministry of Education, 3 national engineering center, 9 national bases for
basic science research and talent cultivation, 1 base for cultural quality
education and 7 key research bases for humanities and social sciences, together
with 7 innovation bases in philosophy and social sciences and 4 science and
technology innovation platforms included in Project 985.
The city of Tianjin
As one of China’s biggest industrial centers, Tianjin has built up an all-round industrial system with machinery, electronics, textiles, chemicals, metallurgy, foodstuff etc. as its mainstays. Tianjin has already achieved successes in the operation of its Economic and Technological Development Zone in the northeastern part of Tanggu District.
Tianjin is one of the most prosperous business areas as well as distribution center for goods and materials in North China. Besides, it’s also a key hub of land and sea communications. Its port consisting of Tianjin, Tanggu and Xingang Harbours is an important Chinese Sea port, serving as the most convenient sea outlet for North China and Northwest.
Tianjin has a well-developed road transport network, regular air-service to other cities throughout the country, and inland water shipping, in addition to the pipelines for oil transport.
Tianjin is a famous historical city. The best known scenic spots and historical sites include Ning Garden, Tianhou Temple, Dule Temple in Ji country, The Great Wall at the Huangya Pass and the Panshan scenery area.