Xiamen University

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Xiamen University is highly-rated nationally for subjects including journalism, chemistry, and economics. In the 27 schools of the universities, there are 76 departments and 10 research institutions. Out of the 40,000 full-time students on campus, more than 2,800 are international students. Chinese is taught in some programs as a foreign language. The university collaborates with 270 other higher education institutions both in China and abroad.

  • Many children of foreign diplomats attend the university, partly due to the high reputation and prevalence of foreign professors.
  • University buildings and sites cover a total of 1.4 million square meters and the library system holds 4.48 million printed and electronic volumes.