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Established in 1952, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) is one of China’s leading learning and research institutions. NUAA has developed into a comprehensive, research based university that excels in many aspects of engineering (particularly in Aeronautics, Astronautics and Mechanical Engineering) sciences, Economics and Management and many others.
NUAA is sponsored by the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The university has 20 international joint research labs and allocates $150 million annual research budget. The university has been ranked as No. 1 University for Civil Aviation Education in China. NUAA collaborates with 80+ universities worldwide for student & staff exchange and dual degree program.
Leading research academic areas:
NUAA has strong research initiative focused on Aircraft design. Forming a comprehensive system in research and exploring Advanced Design Technology of Flight Vehicle, New- Concept research and Engineering Model Development. NUAA has been leading the domestic level in the fields of Helicopter and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.
Structural and Mechanical Control
The Structural Mechanics and Control research center represents the highest level of Aviation Technology research in China. It is primarily focused on Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, Analysis of Aircraft Structure Dynamics and Control, Ultrasonic Motor Technology, Intelligent Structures Applied in Aircraft, Unsteady Aerodynamics, etc.
Research on advanced manufacturing at NUAA takes the leading domestic position in Premise micro-fabrication, Curved Surface Modeling, Modeling and Fabrication of Titanium Structure, Machining of difficult to make metals and Special Working Technology, Technology of Digital Assembly and Automated Placement Technology of Composite, etc.
NUAA has two world class campuses connected by Nanjing Metro and University Shuttle bus. Easy access to airport, high speed train and the city center.
- 18,356 undergraduate students
- 8,544 postgraduate students
- 1,100 international students from 70 countries, 2017
Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu province and second largest city in eastern China after Shanghai. Nanjing was one of the earliest established cities in 495 BC in China. It was the national capital during part of the Ming dynasty and in the 20th century, the Republic of China. Many monuments and landmarks remain, including Zhonghuamen (Gate of China), a preserved 14th-century section of the massive city wall (longest city wall in the world)
Today, with a long cultural tradition and strong support from local educational institutions, Nanjing is commonly viewed as a “city of culture” and one of the more pleasant cities to live in China.
Nanjing has long been a national center of education, research, transport networks and tourism. It was the host city of the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics.
NUAA will guarantee a place on campus (International Students dormitory) or off campus (university managed) housing to all the registered International students. A typical student dormitory consists of 3 to 4 air conditioned bedroom and a common living room equipped with a TV. Students will have easy access to basic necessities like Internet, telephone, hot/ cold shower, kitchen, washing machine etc.