Beihang University - BUAA
Beihang University (formerly Beijing Institute of Aeronautics) or BUAA for short, was founded on October 25, 1952. Situated in the capital in the center of Zhongguancun Science Park, next to China' s National Olympic Center, with an area of over 100 hectares, BUAA is China' s first university of aeronautical and astronautical engineering. Since its founding BUAA has been one of the key universities given priority for development.
Over the past 50 years, BUAA has provided about 80,000 professionals of high caliber in various disciplines for the country. At present, the university comprises 17 schools and 6 departments, covering such diverse fields as science, technology, liberal arts, law, economy, management, philosophy, foreign languages and education.