Universities in Xiamen
A public college founded and growing simultaneously with Xiamen Special Economic Zone, XMUT was later upgraded to a public university of technology by the decision issued by President Xi Jinping, then Governor of Fujian. The past three decades has witnessed our fast growth.
Xiamen University (XMU) is the first university founded by an overseas Chinese in the history of modern Chinese education. XMU has long been listed among China’s leading universities on the national "211 Project", "985 Project" and "Double First-class" initiative, which have been launched by the Chinese government to support selected universities in achieving world-class standing.
Huaqiao University (HQU) is a comprehensive university, directly under the United Front Work Department (UFWD) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and jointly constructed by the UFWD of CPC Central Committee, the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People’s Republic of China and the Fujian Provincial People's Government.