Tsinghua University is often referred to as the "MIT of China." Tsinghua maintains a "Tsinghua Science Park" at its campus in Langfang, Hebei. It is closely allied with the Provincial Government of Hebei through the "Hebei-Tsinghua Development Institute."

In 2006, the University of Massachusetts partnered with the Hebei-Tsinghua Development Institute bringing UMass recognition in China as a world class university and providing important access to the Chinese Government. With this agreement, Tsinghua University has pledged to help Massachusetts companies set up technology sales and other business initiatives.


Tsinghua University Academic Bridging Program

The Tsinghua University Academic Bridging Program provides specialized, focused preparation in Beijing that then becomes a pathway to study at the University of Massachusetts. Currently the program has enrolled over 130 Chinese students who are studying at UMass Boston and UMass Amherst. The program is expected to grow quickly, with a target of 200 such students a year.


Massachusetts Technology Base at Tsinghua University

In 2007, the University of Massachusetts and Tsinghua University unveiled the Massachusetts Technology Base at Tsinghua University Hebei Institute in China.

The technology base is a partnership between the two universities and serves to market the University of Massachusetts and the Commonwealth in the Hebei Province. It is designed to facilitate the provision of services and consultation for American companies operating in China and for Chinese companies doing business in Massachusetts. Learn more...

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