Xi’an is one of the origins of world civilization with as long as more than 3000 years history and 13 dynasties set up their capitals here. As early as the Western Han period (207B.C. — 25A.D.), the “Silk Road”, which started from Xi’an, connected the East with the West, and promoted the exchange of economics and culture. During the blooming Tang Dynasty (618A.D.-907A.D.), Xi’an was the world’s trade center, which set up trade relations with eastern Asia, southern Asia, and Eastern Europe.
There are important sites and relics in this city. The Terracotta Horses and Warriors of the Qin Emperor is one of the eight wonders of the world. The Famen Temple is the only temple in China that has the true relics of Buddha Sykyamuni. There is also the City Wall, the Bell Tower, the Drum Tower and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
Xi’an is an attractive and popular city not only by its historical sites. It is also a major center of industrial, manufacturing, and intellectual life of China. It is the center of the greatest concentrations of higher learning institutions in China and has much to offer the students both academically and socially.
They are as follows:
- More than 30 PhD’s have won the Humboldt research fellowship. This is the No.1 among all Chinese universities.
- The No. 1 pilot air plane in China was invented in this university.
- The No.1 airborne computer in China was invented in this university.
- The No. 1 low speed wing model wind tunnel in Asia was set up in this university.
- The No. 1 space material laboratory was made in this university.
- Recognized By Saudi Ministry of Education. The link is below:
- Recognized By U.A.E Ministry of Education.
- National key university of” 211″ project.
- Directly under Central Education Ministry of Beijing.
- It has 29th number in the list of top 100 universities of China. The link is below:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_university_ranking_(Chinese_Academy_of_Management_Science)Another Link: http://top.at0086.com/university/2011/top100.html
- In world ranking list it comes on 976 number and in country ranking is on 61 number. The link is below:http://www.webometrics.info/rank_by_country_select.asp?cont=asia_allhttp://www.webometrics.info/rank_by_country.asp?country=cn
- For more details please visit university’s website: www.nwpu.edu.cn