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Xiamen University

Location

422 Siming South Road, Xiamen, CN, Xiamen China (Mainland)

Ranking

# =362QS World University Rankings

About Xiamen University

Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader. It was the first university in China founded by an overseas Chinese. Over the past ninety years, Xiamen University has accumulated rich experience in offering its educational programs and has presented its distinctive features in running the programs. Equipped with a strong team of faculty and staff, Xiamen University, which provides a fairly complete range of programs of education, has become a first-class comprehensive university in China with extensive international influence. Since its founding, Xiamen University has produced more than 200,000 undergraduates and graduates for the country and over 60 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) have studied or worked at Xiamen University.Xiamen University has a graduate school, 25 schools containing 64 departments and 10 research institutes and research centres. With 26 Doctoral degrees in first –class disciplines, and 40 Master degrees in first-class disciplines, the university offers 82 undergraduate programs, 279 graduate programs, and 185 PhD programs. 14 subjects have been assessed and awarded as “the national key disciplines”. There are 15 Post doctoral research centres, 9 subjects of “national educational centres for talents”, 5 first-class and 9 second-class national key disciplines.

About Xiamen University

Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader. It was the first university in China founded by an overseas Chinese. Over the past ninety years, Xiamen University has accumulated rich experience in offering its educational programs and has presented its distinctive features in running the programs. Equipped with a strong team of faculty and staff, Xiamen University, which provides a fairly complete range of programs of education, has become a first-class comprehensive university in China with extensive international influence. Since its founding, Xiamen University has produced more than 200,000 undergraduates and graduates for the country and over 60 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) have studied or worked at Xiamen University.Xiamen University has a graduate school, 25 schools containing 64 departments and 10 research institutes and research centres. With 26 Doctoral degrees in first –class disciplines, and 40 Master degrees in first-class disciplines, the university offers 82 undergraduate programs, 279 graduate programs, and 185 PhD programs. 14 subjects have been assessed and awarded as “the national key disciplines”. There are 15 Post doctoral research centres, 9 subjects of “national educational centres for talents”, 5 first-class and 9 second-class national key disciplines.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

Xiamen University is one of the top universities in Xiamen, China (Mainland). It is ranked #=362 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #451- 500
  • 2014
    #501-550
  • 2015
    #441-450
  • 2016
    #401-410
  • 2017
    #451-460
  • 2018
    #431-440
  • 2019
    #=476
  • 2020
    #451
  • 2021
    #432
  • 2022
    #=407
  • 2023
    #=422
  • 2024
    #=392
  • 2025
    #=362

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