Chang'an University (Chinese: 长安大学; pinyin: Cháng'ān Dàxué) is a university located in Xi'an, China. Chang'an is the ancient name of Xi'an which means "Perpetual Peace" in Classical Chinese. It is one of the State "211 Project" key development universities and is directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education. The university was formed by the merger of the former Xi'an Highway University, Xi'an Engineering Institute and Northwest Institute of Construction Engineering on April 18, 2000. It has five campuses (The Main, Yanta, Xiaozhai, Weishui and Taibai) in Xi'an.