XJTLU building


  • In September 2004, the University of Liverpool and Xi'an Jiaotong University agreed to establish a new autonomous institution, the Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.
  • XJTLU was officially approved by the Ministry of Education and established on 22nd May 2006.
  • After an initial intake of just 164 students, the university has grown rapidly to over 15,000 students on campus.
    XJTLU is the largest international collaborative university in China.


To become a research-led international university in China and a Chinese university recognised internationally for its unique features in learning and teaching, research, social service, and education management.


  • Educate technical and managerial professionals with international perspectives and competitive capabilities
  • Integrate global economic and social development with expertise in business and technology
  • With our unique focuses and features, conduct research in areas where humanity faces severe challenges
  • Explore new models for higher education that will exert a strong influence on the development of education in China and the world.