Vision and Mission

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.