As the one and only architectural university in Beijing, the Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA) was formerly known as Capital Primary Industrial School established by the Qing Dynasty Government in 1907. Jointly sponsored by the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality and the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China, BUCEA is home to over 70,000 outstanding alumni.
As a multi-campus university, BUCEA now has two campuses - Xicheng and Daxing. With over 1100 faculty and staff and more than 11000 enrolled students, BUCEA offers 39 undergraduate programs, 14 master’s degree programs and 2 doctoral degree programs.
BUCEA has 10 schools, 1 basic teaching institution, as well as School of International Education, School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education and School of Continuing Education, with faculties in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Surveying and Mapping, Electrics, Mechanics, Management, Law, and Science, etc.
Through the pursuit of high-quality development and research excellence, BUCEA now boasts 26 ministerial- and provincial-level laboratories, 13 teaching bases above the ministerial- and provincial-level, and the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Future Urban Design, displaying its distinctive strengths in such featured specialties as Architectural Heritage Protection, Urban Planning and Architectural Design, Urban Transport Infrastructure and Underground Engineering, Sponge City, Modern Urban Surveying and Mapping, Solid Waste Recycling Technology, Green Building and Energy-Saving Technology, Smart Construction and Smart City, etc.
To better serve China’s national strategy and Beijing’s function as Center for International Exchanges, BUCEA have set up the Belt and Road International Urban Innovation Center and 7 international innovation cooperation platforms, working in partnership with 97 universities and research institutions across 43 countries and regions for pragmatic academic exchanges and joint research. The university has proposed the initiative of establishing the BRAUIC, Belt and Road Architectural University International Consortium, committed to building it into a world-famous specialized international university alliance. Nearly 1000 Chinese and international students have benefited from Sino-foreign Cooperatively-running Programs and programs for international students.
Under the leadership of the university administration, BUCEA is dedicated to the mission of cultivating talents with morals and the positioning of a top-notch featured university, seeking to serve the capital’s drive to become a major world center for science and innovation, and building itself into a top-notch, inclusive and innovative university in China with world-wide recognition and great emphasis on architectural education