China University of Petroleum-Beijing
China University of Petroleum (CUPB) was founded in 1953, nominated as one of the key national universities in 1960, and is a ‘211’ national universities under administration of the Ministry of Education. As a first-tier national university of China, the mission of CUPB is to prepare qualified engineers and offer great technical service for the global oil industry through its education of the highest quality and excellent research.
China University of Petroleum-Beijing at Karamay
WHY SETTING UP THE NEW CAMPUS
To have a great extension of CUPB to uplift its status of national significance;
To set up a 1st-tier national university in the North West of China to upgrade the
higher education quality and prepare human resources for the region;
To create a high-quality institution closer to some important countries on the Silk Road to move along the ROAD with universities of the countries.
Located at the hub of Eurasia, CUPB-Karamay would make every endeavor to serve the Belt and Road Initiative and the national energy strategy by educating highly-qualified students with international horizon and applied knowhow.
FIGURES & FACTS OF CUPB-Karamay
3 Faculties: Faculty of Petroleum, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Science & Arts
460 undergraduates (freshmen) from 16 provinces (2016)
10 Bachelor programs
117 teachers, including 8 professors, 12 associate professors and 2 foreign teachers