School of Architecture of Southeast University
China is one of the world's ancient civilizations. Located in the eastern part of Asia and the west bank of the Pacific Ocean, it covers an area of 9.6 million square kilometers. China has a population of about 1.3 billion, the largest in the world, made up by 56 nationalities. The People's Republic of China was founded in 1949. With more than half a century's development(1980-pre), currently China has made great achievements in economy, science and technology, culture, education, and many other fields.
Started from 1927, architectural education in Southeast University has the longest history among all the Chinese universities. The school is also one of the most essential scientific research bases and pioneers in architectural education. Its discipline construction, from the beginning, has embraced advanced and diverse academic thoughts and educational ideas worldwide. Through more than nine decades of exploration and development, the school has formed the academic ideas which lay equal importance on art and technology, as well as strive for essentiality and perfection. Meanwhile, the school’s culture of rigorousness, eruditeness, honesty and creativity has also been well developed. Currently, the school is ranked as the top 4 architectural schools of China.