Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Name Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University City SuZhou
University Tier Monthly Living
Expense (RMB)
Student Number
300 Total Student
Number (2015)
School Homepage www.xjtlu.edu.cn
Website for
Student Enrollment


Located in Suzhou – a city which has been known as “paradise on the earth” since ancient times, XJTLU grows up in a beautiful environment where there is a harmonious coexistence of the city’s rich cultural traditions and its rapid economic development. Suzhou is one of the most developed cities in China with an average annual growth of 15% and it keeps ranking among the top 5 cities in China in terms of GDP. Suzhou Industrial Park, in particular, where a large cluster of World Top 500 companies, transnationals and R&D centres, has provided favorable social, economic as well as geographic conditions for the sustainable growth of XJTLU.

Centring around the ideology of “a happy life and a successful career”, XJTLU makes it a central aim to protect and enhance viability of human beings and bases its values upon diversity, discipline, innovation, liberty and trust. In keeping with the development trends of the world, XJTLU, by virtue of a resilient management structure and innovative educational model, is able to integrate the cultural and educational essence of the west and the east and produce world citizens with international perspectives and competiveness, on the way to exploring new models for higher education that will exert a strong influence on the development of education in China and the world.

XJTLU upholds the same high standards as world-famous universities in hiring faculty members. It currently has 500 academic staff, 80% of them holding foreign nationality and all subject staff have to hold a Doctorate degree from a well-known university in the world and have rich teaching and research experience. In 2011, XJTLU began to cooperate with international head hunting companies to hire top-notch talents from all over the world. For instance, Professor David O’ Connor, President of British Society for Proteome Research has joined XJTLU as a full-time member.