Founded in 1902, Nanjing University is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in China. With the motto of 'Sincerity with Aspiration, Perseverance with Integrity,' this university carries the spirit of constant striving for educational and academic excellence…

  • Message from the President

    The predecessor of Nanjing University was renowned for its scientific achievements. The emphasis on investigation and the seeking for truth ran through the history of its development...

  • University Motto & Spirit

    Sincerity with Aspiration, Perseverance with Integrity Rigorous, Realistic, Diligent, Creative

  • NJU at a Glance

    Situated in the old capital city of Nanjing, Nanjing University (NJU) has a one-hundred-year-long history and enjoys high prestige. It evolved from Sanjiang Normal School (established in 1902)...

  • By the Numbers

    At present, NJU has three campuses: Xianlin Campus, Gulou Campus and Pukou Campus. With 28 schools under the university’s direct supervision, the number of the students in 2016 is 32,999 in total, including 3,216 international students.

  • Leadership & Administration

    The Academic Committee of Nanjing University is the highest authority of academics...




C9 League
  • 120th QS World University Rankings

  • 7th Global Nature Index

  • 17Disciplines rank top 1% worldwide in ESI Rankings

  • 38,267Full-time students

  • 3,205International students

  • 2,144Faculty members

  • 29Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • 1087Professors