Peking University

#103
Most Influential School

University in Beijing, China

About Peking University

According to Wikipedia, Peking University is a major research university in Beijing, China, and a member of the elite C9 League of Chinese universities. Peking University was established as the Imperial University of Peking in 1898 when it received its first royal charter by the Guangxu Emperor. A successor of the older Guozijian Imperial College, the university's romanized name 'Peking' retains the older transliteration of 'Beijing' that has been superseded in most other contexts. Perennially ranked as one of the top academic institutions in China and the world, as of 2021, it is ranked 18th globally by QS Ranking, and 2nd in the Asia-Pacific and emerging countries by Times Higher Education.

What Is Peking University Known For?

Peking University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Peking University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Peking University's Most Influential Alumni?

Peking University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Education, and Political Science. Here are some of Peking University's most famous alumni:

Dashan
Dashan
A Canadian comedian.
Huang Nubo
Huang Nubo
A Chinese businessman.
Johnny Hon
Johnny Hon
A Hong Kong born international businessman and founder of the Global Group.
Yu Liu
A Researcher .
Luo Jialun
A Chinese educator, civil servant and diplomat.
Xi-Cheng Zhang
A Chinese engineer.
Ye Yonglie
Ye Yonglie
A Chinese science fiction writer.
Yu Pingbo
A Chinese historian.
Hu Deping
A Son of Hu Yaobang.
Yu Minhong
Yu Minhong
A Chinese entrepreneur.
Xiaoxing Xi
A Chinese American physicist.
Zhang Yumao
A Chinese literary scholar.