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University of International Relations
Established 1949
Type National
Officer in charge Lin Xiaoke
Chairman Prof. Liu Hui
Vice-president Prof. Guo Huimin
Location Beijing,  People's Republic of China
Former names Institute of International Relations
Nickname 国关 Guo Gūan
Website University of International Relations (Chinese)

University of International Relations (UIR; simplified Chinese: 国际关系学院traditional Chinese: 國際關係學院pinyin: Guojì Gūanxì Xúeyuàn) established in 1949, is one of the key university under Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. Its former English name is translated as "Institute of International Relations". It is also colloquially known as "Guoguan" (国关 Guo Gūan). The University is located in China's capital city, Beijing and is adjacent to the Summer Palace. UIR offers undergraduate and graduate programs in International Politics, International Economics and trade, Law, English, French, Japanese and Public Administration...etc.


Center for international education

Center for International Education (UIR-CIE) is a part of the University of International Relations, but separate both in mission and location. Its primary function is to provide Chinese language training programs for foreign students studying in China. The center provides intensive training programs and short term programs in addition to semester programs. Its mission is now very similar to that of Beijing Language and Culture University(BLCU), being commissioned for teaching Chinese language and culture to foreign students. UIR-CIE has a sub-campus outside of the main UIR campus. It is located in close proximity to that of BLCU and other Chinese universities in Haidian District, Beijing.

Notable alumni

  • Liu Huan, singer for theme songs, 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • Qin Gang, Foreign Spokesman of People's Republic of China
  • Chu Shulong, a professor of political science and international relations at the School of Public Policy and Management , Tsinghua University
  • Yan Xuetong, Director of the Institute of International Studies , Tsinghua University
  • Ma Jun, a Chinese environmentalist, non-fiction writer, environmental consultant, and journalist.
  • Li Shaoxian, Vice President of China Institute of Contemporary International Relations
  • Tao Jian, Vice President of China Institute of Contemporary International Relations
  • Mao Jingbo, Benz China marketing director
  • An min, former Vice Ministor , Department of Commerce

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