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China University of Petroleum-Beijing

China University of Petroleum-Beijing (CUP), founded in 1953, is a national key university directly affiliated to China‚Äôs Ministry of Education. Its main campus lies at the southern foothill ofJundu Mountain in Beijing and the Karamay campus is located in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. 

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

  • 1981 The graduate department was established on the original site of Beijing Petroleum Institute.
  • 1969 The university was relocated to Dongying in Shandong Province and renamed East China Petroleum Institute.
  • 1960 The university was rated as a national key university.
  • 1953 The university was founded, known as Beijing Petroleum Institute at the time.

Education

  • According to the ESI statistics by May 2020, CUP ranked within top 1% in ESI in the world for 5 disciplines: Chemistry, Engineering, Material Science, Geosciences and Computer Science, with the Engineering discipline getting into top 1‰ in ESI globally. Based on the petroleum industrial structure, CUPhas established a discipline structure featuring: preponderantdisciplines of Oil & Gas Engineering, Geological Resources andGeological Engineering, supporting disciplines of Chemistry,Material Science and Engineering, and newly emerging interdisciplinaryof Unconventional Oil & Gas, New Energy andOffshore Oil & Gas Engineering.

Research

  • CUPvalues scientific research adhering to the principle of “undertaking major projects, establishing large platforms, organizing strong teams, making important achievements and contributions in research”. Ithas 2 state key laboratories, 9 national research innovationsub-platforms, 23 research innovation platforms at provincial andministerial level and 18 key lab branches of China National PetroleumCorporation (CNPC). It has dominatedthe domestic leading position in several researching areas with an outstanding advantage in the disciplines of petroleum and petrochemistry.It has achieved rapid development in the fields of unconventional oil and gas, new energy and other emerging issues. 

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
501 100
2019
601 100
2018
701
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
538 67
2020
605 98
2019
703
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
601
2020
601 200
2019
801
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Student Life

Campus life

Its main campus lies at the southern foothill of Jundu Mountain in Beijing and the Karamay campus is located in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. With a distinctive characteristic in petroleum, CUP mainly focuses on engineering disciplines while having a coordinated development in multi-disciplines.

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