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Tianjin Foreign Studies University

ChinaTianjin Foreign Studies University

  • Public University
  • 211 Project
  • Urban

317th

China
Ranking 2022

2140th

World
Ranking 2022

About Tianjin Foreign Studies University

Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TFSU), one of China’s eight foremost higher education institutions specializing in foreign languages, is a multidisciplinary university with “Foreign Language & Literature” as the predominant discipline.
  The history of TFSU can be traced back to 1921 when the university’s first predecessor, Hautes Etudes Industrielles et Commerciales was founded at the present site of the Machang Road campus. In 1964, the university's second predecessor — Qinhuangdao Foreign Language College (later renamed Tianjin Foreign Language College) was established.
  Then in 1974, with the approval of the State Council, Tianjin Foreign Language College expanded into a new school known as Tianjin Institute of Foreign Languages at the current Machang Road campus. In 2010, with the approval of the Ministry of Education (MOE), the school was renamed Tianjin Foreign Studies University.
  Today’s TFSU has two campuses—the Machang Road campus and the Binhai campus, covering a total area of approximately 70 hectares. The Machang Road campus lies in the city’s iconic Wudadao area and a number of buildings inside it are rated as Historical Heritage Architecture, rendering a cultural uniqueness to the campus. The Binhai campus boasts picturesque scenery and is situated in the ecologically-friendly university complex in Dagang District, Tianjin Binhai New Area (TBNA).
  Following its motto, “For Global Knowledge and Moral Integrity”, the university gives priority to quality and integrity, and devotes itself to nurturing well-rounded, high quality, interdisciplinary talents with strong abilities of self-directed learning and intercultural communication. The university makes great efforts to feature “foreign language+” & “major +” education with a focus on producing talents who possess both solid professional knowledge and strong language proficiency.
Founded in 1974, Tianjin Foreign Studies University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Tianjin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tianjin Municipal Education Commission, Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TJFSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TJFSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Founded in 1974, Tianjin Foreign Studies University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Tianjin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tianjin Municipal Education Commission, Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TJFSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TJFSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Tianjin Foreign Studies University (referred to as "Tianjin International University" and "Tianwai") is a major foreign language with a comprehensive development of literature, economics, management, law, education, art, engineering and other disciplines. school. The school comprehensively implements the party's education policy, adheres to the fundamental task of building people, adhering to the spirit of the school motto of “Searching at home and abroad, and advancing with morals”, and strives to cultivate high-quality, composite international talents with independent learning and cross-cultural capabilities.

History

One of the predecessors of Tianjin Foreign Studies University was Tianjin Gongshang University, which was founded in 1921. The main predecessor was Qinhuangdao Foreign Languages ​​College, which was established in 1964, and later changed its name to Hebei Foreign Languages ​​College and Tianjin Foreign Languages ​​College. In 1974, the school was restored and renamed Tianjin Foreign Studies University. In 1979, the school began to recruit graduate students majoring in English and Japanese. In 1981, it was approved by the State Council as the first batch of master's degree awarding units. In 2010, it was renamed Tianjin Foreign Studies University with the approval of the Ministry of Education.
Campus situation
The school has two campuses, Five Avenues and Binhai, with a total area of ​​46,4218.7 square meters. The three courtyards of the Fifth Avenue Campus are located in Tianjin's historical buildings and cultural tourism areas (Machang Road, Munan Road, Zhengzhou Road). The Binhai Campus is located in the Dagang Higher Education Ecological Park in Binhai New Area.

major
The school currently has 57 undergraduate programs. Among them, there are 34 foreign language and literature majors (32 foreign language languages), other literature majors, and 23 majors in economics, management, law, education, art, and engineering. There are 5 pilot projects for comprehensive reform of national specialties and national undergraduate majors, and 11 first-class undergraduate professional projects in Tianjin.

The school has a doctoral talent training program that serves the country's special needs, 7 master's degree authorized first-level disciplines, 29 master's authorized second-level disciplines, and 6 master's professional degree authorization categories (covering 20 authorization directions). It has 5 Tianjin key disciplines and 4 Tianjin characteristic discipline groups. Among them, the foreign language and literature discipline is Tianjin's first-class construction discipline, and the Chinese language and literature discipline is Tianjin's first-class cultivation discipline. Foreign language and literature disciplines are qualified to accept young backbone visiting scholars and general visiting scholars of domestic universities.

talent development
The school currently has more than 10,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students, and its students cover 30 provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions. The school insists on improving the quality of talent training as the core, comprehensively promotes the deep integration of professional teaching and foreign language teaching, and vigorously promotes various types of compound talent training modes such as minors, dual degrees, project classes, "foreign language +" and "professional +". Actively organize students to participate in the translation and foreign affairs reception services of various large-scale international conferences, select outstanding students to study abroad, continue to broaden the channels for students to accept multiculturalism, and highlight language training and composite professional education with unique characteristics.

The school has been approved for 2 composite talent training projects in Tianjin's education system reform, of which the Seeking Honor College has been awarded the Tianjin Education System Reform Demonstration Project; the School of Journalism has been jointly established with the Propaganda Department of the Tianjin Municipal Committee to train international journalism talents.

The employment rate of graduates has remained at a high level for many years. Nearly 50,000 outstanding alumni are active in various fronts such as diplomacy, foreign trade, journalism, finance, legal affairs, education, etc., and have been well received and welcomed by employers. Established 67 practice bases with today's top 500 companies such as Toutiao, FAW Toyota, and AECOM, including Phoenix Satellite America America and other overseas practice bases. Students have repeatedly achieved good results in various professional competitions across the country.

Faculty
In the course of decades of school running, the school has emerged a group of linguistic masters and translators who have a good reputation in our foreign language circles, such as Zhong Zuojia, Jindi, Zhu Wanqing, Xiu Gang, etc., and academic salaries have been passed down and accumulated deeply. The school has nearly 1,000 faculty members, including more than 700 full-time teachers (including external teachers). Over 60% of full-time teachers have overseas study or work experience, and some majors reach 100%. Among the teaching team, there is a national teaching team, a Tianjin teaching team, a Tianjin teaching innovation team, and a Tianjin labor model innovation studio. Eight teachers were elected to the Foreign Language Major Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education. More than 70 person-times have received provincial or ministerial-level or above honors or titles, such as the Special Allowance Expert of the State Council, National Outstanding Teachers, "Excellent Talents of the New Century" of the Ministry of Education, and Tianjin Specially Appointed (Lecture) Professors. There are 6 people in the first level, 14 people in the second level, and 57 people in the third level. The school is the reserve base of translators for foreign affairs in Tianjin.
Scientific research
The school has established high-end think tanks such as the Translation and Intercultural Communication Research Institute, the National and Regional Research Institute, and the “Belt and Road” Tianjin Strategic Research Institute. It has 1 ministerial level research base—the Central Translation and Translation Research Base of the Central Compilation Bureau, 6 national and regional research centers of the Ministry of Education—Korean Peninsula Research Center (Northeast Asia Research Center), Latin American Research Center, Russian Research Center, Ukrainian Research Center, Portuguese Research Center, French Research Center, 1 Tianjin-level Collaborative Innovation Center—Central Document Collaborative Innovation Center for Foreign Translation and Communication, 2 Tianjin Key Universities Humanities and Social Sciences Research Bases—Foreign Language Literature Culture Research Center and Research Center for Applied Communication of Linguistic Signs, 2 university-level research institutes—Institute of Comparative Literature, European and American Cultural Philosophy Research Institute, 2 selected as China Think Tank Index (CTTI) source think tank— “Belt and Road” Tianjin Strategic Research Institute And Northeast Asia Research Center, five innovation teams were selected as the innovation team training plan of Tianjin universities. At the same time, relying on the Confucius Institute, which has an overseas think tank, the China Studies Research Center, it has basically established an international and unique scientific research platform system that serves the needs of the country, Tianjin, and schools.

Each year, more than 10 influential academic conferences at home and abroad are held or hosted, and nearly three hundred high-end academic forums, young scholar forums and lecture halls of famous people outside the world are organized and conducted by well-known experts at home and abroad, key teachers of our school. It has undertaken a number of national, provincial and ministerial scientific research projects, produced a number of high-level papers, monographs and research reports, and gradually formed scientific research features led by foreign translation of central documents and research on regional country issues. The important academic journal of foreign language and literature research "Journal of Tianjin University of Foreign Studies" is a national excellent social science newspaper and a first-level journal of Tianjin; a comprehensive cultural journal "World Culture" is a journal that spreads the cultures of various nationalities in the world and promotes cross-culture Contributions have been made to the exchanges; the academic editions of "Chinese-Foreign Studies", "Translating China", "Languages ​​and Symbols", "Social Semiotics", etc., have distinctive features and have a greater impact.

global cooperation
The school adheres to the international road of running schools, actively serves the "Belt and Road" initiative, and has established friendly and cooperative relations with more than 200 universities and educational institutions in more than 30 countries around the world. The school is a school that accepts "Chinese Government Scholarship", "Confucius Institute Scholarship", "Tianjin Foreign Student Government Scholarship" for foreign students, and also has "Tianjin Foreign Studies University Freshman Scholarship for International Students", which receives more than 50 from the world each year More than a thousand international students from the country come to the university for undergraduate, master, doctorate or short-term studies. Relying on the good cooperative relations with foreign universities and cooperative educational programs such as "2 + 2", "3 + 1", "4 + 1", as well as joint training of master's, doctoral programs, and Hanban student Chinese teacher volunteer programs, etc. Provide students with opportunities to study and exchange abroad. The school actively implements the strategy of Chinese culture going out, and has cooperated with universities in South Korea, Portugal, Russia, Colombia, Ukraine, Japan, Gabon and other countries to open 9 Confucius Institutes. The Confucius Institute at the Kiev National Linguistic University in Ukraine has been awarded the honorary title of "Advanced Confucius Institute" by the Hanban. The school has the qualifications for Confucius Institute Scholarship for Master of Chinese International Education. It is the first batch of Confucius Institute full-time teacher reserve schools determined by the Confucius Institute Headquarters / Hanban. In addition, the school also undertakes educational training programs such as the German Goethe Language Center.

School conditions
The school currently has 9 Tianjin Experimental Teaching Demonstration Centers, Tianjin Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Centers (construction projects), 3 sets of international standard simultaneous interpretation lecture halls, 7 sets of 11 international satellite TV receiving systems and covers two campuses Campus computer network. The school has rich learning resources. The library area of ​​the two campuses covers an area of ​​more than 23,000 square meters. It has a collection of 7.38 million books (including multilingual e-books). There are more than 1,600 Chinese and foreign newspapers and magazines. There are 88 Chinese and foreign databases. Among the nearly 20,000 Chinese and foreign literature published in the middle of the 20th century, there are more than 520 Western rare books, celebrity titles, bound books in the late Qing Dynasty, and Sinology-related literature, which have important historical cultural relics, academic materials, and artistic appreciation. The school sports facilities are complete, with standard sports fields, football fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts and other sports facilities, more than 10,000 square meters of comprehensive sports halls, swimming pools, fencing halls and other modern stadiums.

social service
Translation theory research and practice have always been the school's traditional strengths and key academic areas. Over the years, the school has continuously exerted its professional advantages in disciplines and actively served the society. It has undertaken most of Tianjin's high-end meetings, alternate interpretation and simultaneous interpretation of large international conferences, and signed cooperation agreements with more than 40 government agencies, enterprises and institutions Has become a major force in Tianjin and the country's large-scale foreign affairs, foreign trade activities and the spread of Chinese culture. As a designated translation service unit for the 29th Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee, he completed the multilingual translation of important documents for the Beijing Olympic Games and won the "Outstanding Contribution Award for Chinese Translation". Relying on the Tianjin Foreign Affairs Translation Talent Reserve Base, a translation center is established, and a national translation professional qualification (level) examination cooperation base is jointly established with the China Foreign Languages ​​Administration.

He has been responsible for the translation of large international conferences and events such as the Summer Davos Forum, the World Intelligent Congress, and the Tianjin Global Promotion Conference of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Student volunteers accomplished various types of volunteer services such as large-scale exhibitions, sunshine assistance, and environmental protection, and won more than 40 honors, including China's Top 100 Volunteer Service Collectives, China Youth Volunteer Service Outstanding Organization Award, China Youth Volunteer Service Project Competition Gold Award , Formed a unique "sky outside" volunteer service system and an influential volunteer service brand.

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Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TFSU), one of China’s eight foremost higher education institutions specializing in foreign languages, is a multidisciplinary university with “Foreign Language & Literature” as the predominant discipline.
  The history of TFSU can be traced back to 1921 when the university’s first predecessor, Hautes Etudes Industrielles et Commerciales was founded at the present site of the Machang Road campus. In 1964, the university’s second predecessor — Qinhuangdao Foreign Language College (later renamed Tianjin Foreign Language College) was established.
  Then in 1974, with the approval of the State Council, Tianjin Foreign Language College expanded into a new school known as Tianjin Institute of Foreign Languages at the current Machang Road campus. In 2010, with the approval of the Ministry of Education (MOE), the school was renamed Tianjin Foreign Studies University.
  Today’s TFSU has two campuses—the Machang Road campus and the Binhai campus, covering a total area of approximately 70 hectares. The Machang Road campus lies in the city’s iconic Wudadao area and a number of buildings inside it are rated as Historical Heritage Architecture, rendering a cultural uniqueness to the campus. The Binhai campus boasts picturesque scenery and is situated in the ecologically-friendly university complex in Dagang District, Tianjin Binhai New Area (TBNA).
  Following its motto, “For Global Knowledge and Moral Integrity”, the university gives priority to quality and integrity, and devotes itself to nurturing well-rounded, high quality, interdisciplinary talents with strong abilities of self-directed learning and intercultural communication. The university makes great efforts to feature “foreign language+” & “major +” education with a focus on producing talents who possess both solid professional knowledge and strong language proficiency.

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