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The World First Class University and First Class Academic Discipline Construction (), combined and are known as Double First Class (), is a
tertiary education Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level, third-stage or post-secondary education, is the education Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, value (ethics), values, morals, ...
development initiative designed by the
People's Republic of China China (), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC; ), is a country in East Asia East Asia is the eastern region of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere ...

People's Republic of China
government, in 2015, which aims to comprehensively develop elite Chinese
universities A university () is an of (or ) and which awards s in several . Universities typically offer both and programs in different schools or faculties of learning. The word ''university'' is derived from the ''universitas magistrorum et scholari ...
into world-class institutions through developing and strengthening their individual
faculty Faculty may refer to: * Faculty (academic staff), the academic staff of a university (North American usage) * Faculty (division), a division within a university (usage outside of the United States) * Faculty (instrument), an instrument or warrant ...
departments by the end of 2050. In October 2015, The State Council of the People's Republic of China published the 'Overall Plan for Promoting the Construction of World First Class Universities and First Class Disciplines' (Overall Plan for Double First Class University Plan), which made new arrangements for the development of higher education in China, replacing previous projects such as '
Project 211 Project 211 () was a project of National Key UniversitiesNational Key Universities () previously referred to universities recognized as prestigious and which received a high level of support from the central government of the People's Republic ...
', '
Project 985 Project 985 () was a project that was first announced by General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party The general secretary of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party () is the paramount leader of China. The general ...
' and 'Project Characteristic Key Disciplines'. In September 2017, the full list of the universities and their disciplines of the Double First Class University Plan was published by the
Ministry of Education of China The Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China is an agency of the State CouncilState Council may refer to: Government * State Council of the Republic of Korea, the national cabinet of South Korea, headed by the President of So ...
, the Ministry of Finance of China and the National Development and Reform Commission of China. According to the list, 140 universities have been approved as Double First Class universities by the central government of China. The Double First Class University Plan underlines that driving the overall development of universities by building and strengthening their disciplines and faculties, and eventually developing the 140 listed elite universities into world-class universities by 2050. The Double First Class University Plan represents a new way of ranking universities in China.In 2019, the
Ministry of Education of China The Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China is an agency of the State CouncilState Council may refer to: Government * State Council of the Republic of Korea, the national cabinet of South Korea, headed by the President of So ...
reconfirmed that both Project 211 and Project 985 had been abolished and substituted by the Double First Class University Plan. In December 2021, the 23rd meeting of Central Comprehensively Deepening Reforms Commission chaired by Chinese president XI Jinping deliberated and approved 'Some Suggestions on Further Promoting the Construction of World First Class Universities and First Class Disciplines'. By 2021, there are 3012 universities and colleges in Mainland China, and 140 Double First Class universities accounted for less than 5% of the higher education institutions in China.


Double First Class Universities

The list of Double First Class University Plan's Class A, Class B, and Double Class discipline universities were issued by Chinese Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance, and National Development and Reform Commission without any ranking within the lists (by "school code"). These lists follow in alphabetical order:


Class A (36 universities)

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Beihang University Beihang University ( zh, t=北航大學, s=北航大学, p=Běiháng Dàxué), previously known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (), abbreviated as ''BUAA'' or ''Beihang'' ( zh, c=北航, p=Běiháng), is a major public rese ...
(北京航空航天大学) *
Beijing Institute of Technology Beijing Institute of Technology (abbreviated BIT; Simplified Chinese characters, Simplified Chinese: 北京理工大学; Traditional Chinese characters, Traditional Chinese: 北京理工大學; pinyin: Běijīng Lǐgōng Dàxué), is a national lea ...
(北京理工大学) *
Beijing Normal University Beijing Normal University (BNU, ), colloquially known as Beishida (), is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organ ...
(北京师范大学) *
Central South University Central South University (CSU) () is a national university of China located in Changsha, Hunan, central south of China. CSU was established in April 2000 through the amalgamation of three universities, and is a Chinese Ministry of Education Cla ...
(中南大学) *
China Agricultural University China Agricultural University (CAU, ; abbreviated 农大/''Nóngdà'') is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An orga ...
(中国农业大学) *
Chongqing University Chongqing University (CQU; , colloquially abbreviated as ChóngDà) is a research university located in Chongqing, China. It is a National Key Universities, National Key University directly funded by the central government of China as part of the ...
(重庆大学) *
Dalian University of Technology Dalian University of Technology (DUT) (), colloquially known in Chinese as Dagong (), is a public research university located in Dalian Dalian is a major sub-provincial A sub-provincial division () (or deputy-provincial divisions) ...

Dalian University of Technology
(大连理工大学) *
East China Normal University East China Normal University (ECNU) is a comprehensive public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, or organis ...
(华东师范大学) *
Fudan University Fudan University () is a major public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, or organisation (English in th ...
(复旦大学) *
Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin Institute of Technology (; abbreviation An abbreviation (from Latin ''brevis'', meaning ''short'') is a shortened form of a word or phrase, by any method. It may consist of a group of letters, or words taken from the full version of ...
(哈尔滨工业大学) *
Huazhong University of Science and Technology The Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST; ) is a public university, public research university located in Guanshan Subdistrict, Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hubei province, China. As a national key univer ...
(华中科技大学) *
Jilin University Jilin University (JLU; ; often abbreviated JLU or ) is a leading National university, national research university located in Changchun, China. It is under the direct jurisdiction of China's Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of Chi ...
(吉林大学) *
Lanzhou University Lanzhou University () is a major research university in Lanzhou, Gansu, China. Founded in 1909, it is one of the key universities under China's Ministry of Education (Project 985 and Project 211). It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A ...

Lanzhou University
(兰州大学) *
Minzu University of China Minzu University of China (MUC, ) is a national university A national university is mainly a university A university ( la, universitas, 'a whole') is an educational institution, institution of higher education, higher (or Tertiary education, ...
(中央民族大学) *
Nanjing University Nanjing University (NJU; ), colloquially known as Nanda (), is a leading public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An org ...

Nanjing University
(南京大学) *
Nankai University Nankai University (NKU or Nankai; ) is a public university, public research university located in Tianjin, China. It is a member of the prestigious project 985 and project 211 group of universities and a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Dou ...
(南开大学) *
National University of Defense Technology The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT, ), or People's Liberation Army National University of Defense Science and Technology (), is a military academy A military academy or service academy is an educational institution which ...
(国防科技大学) *
Northwestern Polytechnical University Northwestern Polytechnical University (also known as NPU or NWPU; ), or colloquially Xigongda (), is a National Key University, directed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China, located in Xi'an, S ...
(西北工业大学) *
Ocean University of China The Ocean University of China (), colloquially known as Haida () is a university in Qingdao Qingdao (, also spelled Tsingtao; , Mandarin: ) is a major city in eastern Shandong Shandong (; alternately romanized as Shantung) is a c ...
(中国海洋大学) *
Peking University Peking University (abbreviation An abbreviation (from Latin ''brevis'', meaning ''short'') is a shortened form of a word or phrase, by any method. It may consist of a group of letters, or words taken from the full version of the word or ph ...

Peking University
(北京大学) *
Renmin University of China Renmin University of China, often referred to as RUC (), or colloquially Renda (), is a public university, public research university located in Haidian District of Beijing. RUC is classified as a Class A university under the Double First Class ...
(中国人民大学) *
Shandong University Shandong University (, abbreviated as Shanda, , English abbreviation SDU) is a Public university, public Research university, research comprehensive university in Jinan, Shandong with one campus is Weihai, Shandong and one campus in Qingdao, Sha ...
(山东大学) *
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU; ) is a major Public university, public research university in Shanghai, Shanghai, China. Established on April 8, 1896, as Nanyang Public School (南洋公學) by an imperial edict issued by the Guangxu ...
(上海交通大学) *
Sichuan University Sichuan University (, SCU) is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, or organisation (English in th ...
(四川大学) *
South China University of Technology South China University of Technology (SCUT; , orally known as Huágōng 华工) is a major public research university in China. It is located in the Tianhe District and Panyu District of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, China. It is a mul ...
(华南理工大学) *
Southeast University Southeast University (SEU, ) is a Public university, public research university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. It was formed from one of the oldest universities and the first coeducational university in China, and designated as a member o ...

Southeast University
(东南大学) *
Sun Yat-sen University Sun Yat-sen University (, abbreviated SYSU and colloquially known in Chinese as Zhongda), also known as Zhongshan University, is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating informa ...
(中山大学) *
Tianjin University Tianjin University (TJU, ) is the first modern institution of higher education to be established in China, and is now a national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, Ministry ...
(天津大学) *
Tongji University Tongji University () is a comprehensive university located in Shanghai Shanghai (, , Standard Chinese, Standard Mandarin pronunciation: ) is one of the four Direct-administered municipalities of China, direct-administered municipal ...
(同济大学) *
Tsinghua University Tsinghua University () is a major public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, or organisation (English ...
(清华大学) *
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organizat ...
(电子科技大学) *
University of Science and Technology of China The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, ...
(中国科学技术大学) *
Wuhan University Wuhan University (WHU; ; colloquially ) is a national research university located in Wuhan, Hubei. It is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China, and was recognized by the Chinese Ministry of Education as a Class A Double ...
(武汉大学) *
Xi'an Jiaotong University Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU, ) is a Public university, public research university based out of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. A member of C9 League, Project 985, and Project 211, it is a leading national university with special strengths in enginee ...
(西安交通大学) *
Xiamen University Xiamen University (; Southern Min Southern Min (), Minnan (Mandarin Mandarin may refer to: * Mandarin (bureaucrat), a bureaucrat of Imperial China (the original meaning of the word) ** by extension, any senior government bureaucrat A ...
(厦门大学) *
Zhejiang University Zhejiang University (ZJU; ), informally known as Zheda (), is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, or o ...
(浙江大学)


Class B (6 universities)

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Hunan University Hunan University (), is a national public research university located in Changsha, Hunan, and a member of both Project 211 and Project 985 of Chinese universities. Hunan University is considered to be one of China's top-10 engineering research un ...

Hunan University
(湖南大学) *
Northwest A&F University Northwest A&F University (NWAFU, A&F referring to Agriculture and Forestry; simplified Chinese Simplification, Simplify, or Simplified may refer to: Mathematics Simplification is the process of replacing a mathematical expression by an equivalent ...
(西北农林科技大学) *
Northeastern University Northeastern University (NU or NEU) is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an absen ...
(东北大学) *
Xinjiang University Xinjiang University (XJU) ( ug, شىنجاڭ ئۇنىۋېرستېتى, ; zh , s = 新疆大学 , p = Xīnjiāng Dàxué ) is one of the major universities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Xinjiang (),, SASM/GNC romanization, SAS ...
(新疆大学) *
Yunnan University Yunnan University (, Acronym: YNU) is a National Key Universities, National Key University in Yunnan province, China. Its main campuses are located in the provincial capital city of Kunming. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class B Double F ...

Yunnan University
(云南大学) *
Zhengzhou University Zhengzhou University (), colloquially known in Chinese as Zhèngdà () and abbreviated as ZZU is a public university #REDIRECT Public university #REDIRECT Public university #REDIRECT Public university#REDIRECT Public university A public universi ...

Zhengzhou University
(郑州大学)


Double first class disciplines universities (95 universities)

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Anhui University Anhui University (), colloquially known in Chinese as Anda (安大, ''āndà''), is located in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, China. Founded in 1928 in Anqing, named 'National Anhui University' in 1946 and moved to Hefei in 1958, Anh ...

Anhui University
(安徽大学) *
Beijing Foreign Studies University Beijing Foreign Studies University (), commonly known as Beiwai () in Mandarin and BFSU in English, is a university in Beijing, China. BFSU boasts of the oldest language programs in China, offering the largest number of foreign language majors o ...
(北京外国语大学) *
Beijing Forestry University Beijing Forestry University (BFU, or BJFU) () is a university in Haidian District, Beijing, Haidian District, Beijing focusing on forestry. It is an environmentally friendly university sharing knowledge of sciences, engineering, laws, arts and la ...
(北京林业大学) *
Beijing Jiaotong University Beijing Jiaotong University (Chinese Chinese can refer to: * Something related to China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, world' ...
(北京交通大学) *
Beijing Sport University Beijing Sport University (BSU) (), formerly known as "Central Institute of Physical Education" () and "Beijing Institute of Physical Education" (), is a nation-level public university located in Beijing, China. It is one of the National Key Univ ...
(北京体育大学) *
Beijing University of Chemical Technology Beijing University of Chemical Technology (), abbreviated as ''BUCT'', colloquially known in Chinese as Beihua (北化, ''Běihuà'') or Huada (化大, ''Huàdà''), is a technological university in mainland China. BUCT was founded in 1958 an ...
(北京化工大学) *
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Beijing University of Chinese Medicine () is a university in Beijing Beijing ( ), Chinese postal romanization, alternatively romanized as Peking ( ), is the Capital city, capital of the People's Republic of China. It is the world's List of ...
(北京中医药大学) *
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications The Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) () is a key national university distinguished by the teaching and research in the field of cable communications, wireless communications, computer, and electronic engineering. BUPT ...
(北京邮电大学) *
Beijing University of Technology Beijing University of Technology (), also called Beijing Polytechnic University or Bei Gong Da (), is recognized as one of the Project 211 universities. The University has established a multidisciplinary academic structure, offering a variety o ...
(北京工业大学) *
Capital Normal University Capital Normal University (首都师范大学, pinyin ''Hanyu Pinyin'' (), often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese, Standard Mandarin Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan and S ...
(首都师范大学) *
Central Academy of Drama The Central Academy of Drama (), abbreviated Zhong Xi (), is a drama school in Beijing, China. It is a Chinese state Double First Class University Plan university identified by the Ministry of Education of China. The school is the first theatre ...
(中央戏剧学院) *
Central Academy of Fine Arts The Central Academy of Fine Arts or CAFA is an art academy managed by the Ministry of Education of China, Ministry of Education of China. The Manila Bulletin calls the school "China’s most prestigious and renowned art academy". It is consider ...
(中央美术学院) *
Central China Normal University Central China Normal University (CCNU) or Huazhong Normal University (), located in Luonan Subdistrict, Hongshan District in Wuhan Wuhan (, ; ; ) is the capital of Hubei Province Hubei (; Postal romanization, alternately Hupeh) is a la ...
(华中师范大学) *
Central Conservatory of Music The Central Conservatory of Music () is a prestigious leading Public university, public music school of China and a member of Project 211. Its campus is in the Xicheng District of Beijing, China, near Fuxingmen Station (Beijing Subway), Fuxingmen ...
(中央音乐学院) *
Central University of Finance and Economics Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE; ), is a National university, national Public university, public research university located in Beijing, China. Central University of Finance and Economics is the first economics and management u ...
(中央财经大学) * Chang'an University (长安大学) *
Chengdu University of Technology Chengdu University of Technology (CDUT, ) is a Chinese state key university co-administered by the Ministry of Education of China The Ministry of Education (MOE) of the Government of China, People's Republic of China is the agency of the State ...
(成都理工大学) * Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (成都中医药大学) *
China Academy of Art China Academy of Art (), also translated as China National Academy of Fine Arts, was founded in Hangzhou in 1928 by the government of the Republic of China (1912–49), Republic of China and the renowned educator Cai Yuanpei. It was the first a ...
(中国美术学院) *
China Conservatory of Music The China Conservatory of Music (; also called China Conservatory, Chinese Conservatory of Music, or China College of Music) is a prominent Chinese College or university school of music, music conservatory. It was established in 1964 in music, 19 ...
(中国音乐学院) *
China Foreign Affairs University The China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU; ) is a public university #REDIRECT Public university #REDIRECT Public university #REDIRECT Public university#REDIRECT Public university A public university or public college is a university or colle ...
(外交学院) *
China Pharmaceutical University China Pharmaceutical University (CPU) is a university in Nanjing Nanjing (; , Mandarin pronunciation: ), Postal Map Romanization, alternately romanized as Nanking, is the capital of Jiangsu Provinces of China, province of the China, People ...
(中国药科大学) *
China University of Geosciences (Beijing) The China University of Geosciences (Beijing) (; abbreviated CUGB or 北京地大) is a National Key Universities, key national university directly under the administration of the Education Ministry of the People's Republic of China. It is located ...
(中国地质大学(北京)) * China University of Geosciences (中国地质大学(武汉)) *
China University of Mining and Technology China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT);(), colloquially 矿大, is a National Key Universities, national key university under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education of China, and a Project 211 and Project 985 platform (in ter ...
(中国矿业大学) * China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing) (中国矿业大学(北京)) *
China University of Petroleum (Beijing) The China University of Petroleum () is a university in China. It consists of China University of Petroleum (Beijing), and China University of Petroleum (Huadong). Both are regarded as the best universities in China according to the QS World Uni ...
(中国石油大学(北京)) * China University of Petroleum (Huadong) (中国石油大学(华东)) *
China University of Political Science and Law China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL; Simplified Chinese characters, simplified Chinese: 中国政法大学; Traditional Chinese characters, traditional Chinese: 中國政法大學; pinyin: ''Zhōngguó Zhèngfǎ Dàxué'', abbr. ...
(中国政法大学) *
Communication University of China The Communication University of China (CUC) () is a leading public university in Beijing. It is one of the China's key universities of 'Double First Class University Plan', directly administered by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republi ...

Communication University of China
(中国传媒大学) *
Dalian Maritime University Dalian Maritime University () is a university located in Dalian, Liaoning, China. It is a key maritime institution under the Ministry of Transport of the People's Republic of China The Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of Chi ...
(大连海事大学) *
Donghua University Donghua University (DHU, ) is a public research university in Shanghai, China. "Donghua" literally means East China. Established in 1951, it is directly administered by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, Ministry of Educ ...

Donghua University
(东华大学) *
East China University of Science and Technology East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST, ) is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, o ...
(华东理工大学) *
Fuzhou University Fuzhou University (FZU ) is a university located in Fuzhou Fuzhou (; , Fuzhounese The Fuzhou dialect (, FR: ), also Foochow, Hokchew, Hok-chiu, or Fuzhounese, is the prestige Prestige refers to a good reputation or high esteem; in e ...
(福州大学) *
Guangxi University Guangxi University (), known as Xida (), is a provincial research university located in Nanning, Guangxi and the oldest and largest university in the Guangxi, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The university helped pioneer higher education in c ...

Guangxi University
(广西大学) *
Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine () is a university in Guangzhou Guangzhou (, ; ; or ; ), also known as Canton and alternatively romanized as Kwongchow or Kwangchow, is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Cap ...

Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine
(广州中医药大学) *
Guizhou University Guizhou University (; Pinyin: Guìzhōu Dàxué), known as Guida (贵大 Guì Dà), is a provincial research university located in suburban Guiyang, capital of Guizhou, China. Founded in 1902, it is the flagship institution of higher learning in ...
(贵州大学) *
Hainan University Hainan University (), commonly referred to as Haida, is a comprehensive key university formed by a merger with the former South China University of Tropical Agriculture in August 2007 in Haikou, Hainan province. It is jointly administered by th ...
(海南大学) *
Harbin Engineering University Harbin Engineering University (HEU; ) was founded in 1953 in Harbin, China. It offers more than 150-degree programs, 48 of which are conducted in English. Designated a Project 211 university, HEU is billed as a top institution for engineering and ...
(哈尔滨工程大学) *
Hebei University of Technology Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT; ) is a public university whose main campus lies in the Guangrong Dao neighborhood of the Hongqiao District Hongqiao District () is a district in the city of Tianjin, China. The name of the district derives ...
(河北工业大学) *
Hefei University of Technology Hefei University of Technology () is a major and key university in China, with particular strength in Engineering and Management Science. Located in Hefei, the capital of the Anhui Province, it is also a Chinese Ministry of Education Double First C ...
(合肥工业大学) *
Henan University Henan University () is one of the oldest public and key universities A university () is an of (or ) and which awards s in several . Universities typically offer both and programs in different schools or faculties of learning. The word '' ...
(河南大学) *
Hohai University Hohai University (HHU; ) is a public research university in Nanjing, China. It is under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China, and previously administered by the Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of C ...

Hohai University
(河海大学) *
Huazhong Agricultural University Huazhong Agricultural University (, also known as Central China Agricultural University, HZAU/HAU) is a multi-disciplinary comprehensive university in Wuhan, giving priority to agriculture, characterized by biology, life sciences and supplemented b ...
(华中农业大学) *
Hunan Normal University Hunan Normal University (), founded in 1938, is a higher education institution in Changsha, Hunan Province. The university is a national 211 Project university, one of the country's 100 key universities in the 21st century that enjoy priority i ...
(湖南师范大学) *
Inner Mongolia University Inner Mongolia University is a university in Hohhot Hohhot (Mongolian language, Mongolian: ', Хөх хот ''Khökh khot'' Help:IPA/Mongolian, ; ), abbreviated Hushi (), formerly known as Kweisui (), is the Capital (political), capital ...
(内蒙古大学) *
Jiangnan University Jiangnan University (JiangnanU or JU; ) is a public In public relations Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing and disseminating information from an individual or an organization An organization, or organisation (Engl ...
(江南大学) *
Jinan University Jinan University (JNU, ) is a Public university, public research university based in Guangzhou, China. "Jinan" literally means "reaching southward", indicating the university's original mission to disseminate Chinese learning and culture from No ...
(暨南大学) *
Liaoning University Liaoning University () is one of the leading universities listed in the nation's Double First Class University Plan and former Project 211 affirmed by the Ministry of Education. It is a Chinese state Double First Class University Plan, Double Firs ...
(辽宁大学) *Nanchang University (南昌大学) *Nanjing Agricultural University (南京农业大学) *Nanjing Forestry University (南京林业大学) *Nanjing Normal University (南京师范大学) *Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (南京航空航天大学) *Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (南京中医药大学) *Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (南京信息工程大学) *Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (南京邮电大学) *Nanjing University of Science and Technology (南京理工大学) *Ningbo University (宁波大学) *Ningxia University (宁夏大学) *North China Electric Power University (华北电力大学) *Northeast Agricultural University (东北农业大学) *Northeast Forestry University (东北林业大学) *Northeast Normal University (东北师范大学) *Northwest University (China), Northwest University (西北大学) *Peking Union Medical College (北京协和医学院) *People's Public Security University of China (中国人民公安大学) *Qinghai University (青海大学) *Second Military Medical University (第二军医大学) *Shaanxi Normal University (陕西师范大学) *Shanghai Conservatory of Music (上海音乐学院) *Shanghai International Studies University (上海外国语大学) *Shanghai Ocean University (上海海洋大学) *Shanghai University (上海大学) *Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (上海财经大学) *Shanghai University of Sport (上海体育学院) *Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (上海中医药大学) *Shihezi University (石河子大学) *Sichuan Agricultural University (四川农业大学) *Soochow University (Suzhou), Soochow University (苏州大学) *South China Normal University (华南师范大学) *Southwest Jiaotong University (西南交通大学) *Southwest Petroleum University (西南石油大学) *Southwest University (西南大学) *Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (西南财经大学) *Taiyuan University of Technology (太原理工大学) *The Fourth Military Medical University (第四军医大学) *Tianjin Medical University (天津医科大学) *Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tiangong University(Former name: Tianjin Polytechnic University) (天津工业大学) *Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (天津中医药大学) *Tibet University (西藏大学) *University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (中国科学院大学) *University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), University of International Business and Economics (对外经济贸易大学) *University of Science & Technology Beijing (北京科技大学) *Wuhan University of Technology (武汉理工大学) *Xidian University (西安电子科技大学) *Yanbian University (延边大学) *Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (中南财经政法大学)


Valuation

The Double First Class University Plan underlines that strengthening universities' disciplines and faculties to develop the listed Chinese elite universities into world-class universities. On 18 September 2020, the members of "Double First Class" expert valuation group, which was headed by Lin Huiqing, Chairman of the Medical Education Expert Committee of the Ministry of Education and former Vice Minister of the Ministry of Education, unanimously agreed that Tsinghua University has been fully established as a world-class university.


See also

* List of universities in China * Imperial Universities, a grouping of elite older universities in Japan * Golden triangle (universities), Golden Triangle (English universities), a group of elite universities in the UK * Ivy League, a formal grouping of elite private universities in the United States * Russell Group, a grouping of research intensive universities in the UK *TU9, alliance of nine leading Technical universities, Technical Universities in Germany * SKY (universities), a group of prestigious Korean universities *State Key Laboratories, a list of key laboratories receiving support from the State Council of the People's Republic of China, central government of the People's Republic of China, P.R. China *
Project 211 Project 211 () was a project of National Key UniversitiesNational Key Universities () previously referred to universities recognized as prestigious and which received a high level of support from the central government of the People's Republic ...
, an abolished program for developing Chinese universities *
Project 985 Project 985 () was a project that was first announced by General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party The general secretary of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party () is the paramount leader of China. The general ...
, a terminated set of top Chinese universities * C9 League, a network of 9 elite Chinese universities *Excellence League, an alliance of Chinese universities with strong backgrounds in engineering * U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities, Canadian U15, a group of 15 research intensive universities in Canada *Group of Eight (Australian universities), Go8, a coalition of 8 research intensive Australian universities


References

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