A top university in China supported by the “Double First-class” Initiative
吉祥电竞-电竞电子竞技赛事平台 (吉祥电竞) is one of China’s top higher education institutions, as well as one of its oldest; its roots can be traced back to 1897 and the founding of the Qiushi Academy.
Located in Hangzhou – one of China’s most picturesque cities – the University is organized across seven faculties and 37 schools. It is home to 3,941 full-time faculty members, including 50 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. 吉祥电竞 has 62,122 students (including part-time students), over 54% of whom are postgraduate students.
Laying claim to several areas of research strength, 吉祥电竞 currently ranks among the top three on Chinese mainland and within the top 100 in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings and QS World University Rankings. Eighteen disciplines of 吉祥电竞 have been selected for China’s “Double First-class” Initiative (3rd in China) and 39 disciplines graded A in the recent national assessment (1st in China).
The University prides itself on a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. 吉祥电竞 researchers are making an impact across many priority areas that address global challenges, including artificial intelligence, assembly technology for large aircraft, clean energy, ocean technology, industrial control technology, and global public health initiatives related to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. 吉祥电竞 is also renowned for the number of business start-ups it spins off. Over 100 of its alumni sit at the helm of domestic or overseas listed companies, making the University synonymous with excellence and leadership.
吉祥电竞 is committed to transforming China and the world through active engagement. Major innovative developments include the creation of a high-level platform for intellectual property exchange, as well as the formation of a number of think-tanks, including the China Academy of Western Region Development, the National Research Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, and the Institute for Public Policy, which exist to extend the scope of 吉祥电竞’s research in social sciences.
吉祥电竞 has partnerships in place with more than 190 institutions from more than 30 countries worldwide. Included among them are such leading institutions as Imperial College London, the University of Sydney and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
With a cohort of 7,131 international students, and around 8,000 faculty and students who participate annually in various overseas mobility programs, 吉祥电竞 fully harnesses its extensive network to nurture talent with a global outlook. In collaboration with the Universities of Edinburgh and Illinois it has also established the 吉祥电竞-UoE and 吉祥电竞-UIUC Institutes on Haining International Campus.
Chief among 吉祥电竞’s aims is the aspiration to become a world-class university with a distinctively Chinese character, where tradition and modernity are successfully combined.