Xi’an Jiaotong University
Programs at Xi’an Jiaotong University
Jiaotong University was founded in Shanghai
in 1896. Its main body moved to Xi’an in 1956 according to a
decision issued by the State Council, and it was formally
named Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) in 1959. As one of the
first few universities, Xi'an Jaiotong University has allowed
accepting Chinese Government Scholarship for international
students since 1950. Presently, XJTU has trained over 3,000
international students from 30 countries and regions.
The majors, which most international
students study, are
Chinese language, Medicine (with some
instruction given in English), Management, Electronic and
Electrical Eng., Computer Science, Mechanical Eng., Energy and
Power Eng, Public Policy and Management, Life Science,
Economics and Finance, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In
additions, XJTU offers scholarship for the excellent
Student Population: 22,000
Areas of Study: Chinese language,
Medicine, Management, Science
12-20 students average
University 20 percent bilingual
Programs at Xi’an
Offering security, location and comfort, Real World Chinese has extremely strict criteria to select accommodation for students. For example, all accommodations must be within 20 minutes on foot from classroom. In order to make sure the accommodation meets western people’s needs and life style, our housing officers must check each housing room in site before we arrange for you to move in.
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Founded in 1896, the library originally had
the book collection from Nanyang College, and was renamed
Jiaotong University Library in 1921. It covers an area of
40,000 square meters with 3,300 seats inside. There are
3,370,000 books and 80,000 volumes are added
Students can find many kinds of books,
including those for science, engineering, information
technology, medicine, finance, economics, management, art and
law. Moreover, it has many kinds of foreign language books and
periodicals, including 15 world famous periodicals. Currently,
over 14,000 unique electronic journals are also
The library provides a Library Online
System, which makes it accessible from every part of the
campus, outside campus and worldwide. It also has
international cooperation with more than 50 foreign libraries,
schools and research institutes. The library is open weekdays
8 am - 9 pm and is always closed on weekends.
Students can do sports activities in the
tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, badminton
courts, football field and running track. For those who are
interested to work out in a gymnasium, they can walk around 20
minutes to find a big gymnasium.
In every dormitory building, the university
provides a washing machine on every floor. Students need to
buy special coins if they want to wash their clothes. For dry
cleaning service, there is no need to worry because a
laundromat is available off-campus within a 20 minutes walking
On the Xi'an Jiaotong University campus,
there are two banks available: the Bank of China and the
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). Both banks
provide 24 hours ATM, so students will not have any difficulty
depositing and withdrawing money.
There is a Chinese clinic and pharmacy
inside the Xi'An Jiaotong University which is open 24 hours
Within 5 minutes walking distance, there is a
big hospital, named Xi Jing Hospital. This hospital provides
Western medication and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
ingredients at a reasonable price. Most doctors speak good
English and were educated overseas. The hospital is open 24
Tel: (8629) 8321-5321 and (8629) 8477-5541
Food & Groceries
There are two grocery stores on campus. The
small one is located on campus and a big one is located
off-campus just 10 minutes by foot. The opening time is 9 am
until 9 pm everyday. A dining hall is available inside the
campus which provides many kinds of Chinese food with a low
price, at a cost of only around RMB 10 a day.
shop can be found inside the campus and there are a lot of
Korean restaurants on campus. It is very convenient to live
here, because there is also a bookstore where students can buy
stationery, magazines and newspapers.
A post office is available and there
are also some internet facilities. The internet center inside
the library is very cheap, costing just RMB1.5 per hour of
use. It is open 8 am - 10 pm. In the internet café the price
is higher, costing RMB1.5 - 3 per hour, but it is open during
From the airport to the university: 50
kilometers, around one hour by car.
From the train station
to the university: 5 kilometers, around 15 minutes by car.