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Tsinghua University

China (Asia)

Tsinghua University was established in 1911, originally under the name “Tsinghua Xuetang”. The school was renamed “Tsinghua School” in 1912. The university section was founded in 1925. The name “National Tsinghua University” was adopted in 1928.At present, the university has 20 schools and 59 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art.

With the motto of “Self-Discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions Speak Louder than Words”, Tsinghua University is dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development. As one of China’s most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today’s world and become tomorrow’s leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing problems in China and the world.

Online education is an important strategy in Tsinghua University for the future development. On October 10th 2013, Tsinghua University launched the online MOOC platform XuetangX and launched first five MOOCs. So far Tsinghua University has built 320 MOOCs, with more than 21million enrollments. After the outbreak of Covid-19, in the spring semester, the whole university transferred to fully online teaching and learning. In the fall semester, the university implemented hybrid teaching and learning. Tsinghua online education aims to support the building of a more open, integrative, and resilient university for more inclusive quality education.

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