Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Coordinates: 39°57′35″N 116°21′07″E / 39.9598°N 116.3520°E / 39.9598; 116.3520
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Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Logo of BUPT
Former names
The Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications
Motto厚德 博学 敬业 乐群[1]
Motto in English
Great Virtue, Profound Knowledge, Total Commitment, Harmonious Cooperation[2]
Established1955; 68 years ago (1955)
PrincipalXu Kun (徐坤)
Studentsabout 22,000
Other students
about 30,000 registered part-time students
Location, ,
Campus693 Chinese acres
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese北京邮电大学
Traditional Chinese北京郵電大學
Main gate of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

The Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) (Chinese: 北京邮电大学) is a key national university distinguished by the teaching and research in the field of cable communications, wireless communications, computer, and electronic engineering. BUPT is ranked as one of the top engineering schools in China under the Double First Class University Plan and former Project 211. In 2017 the U.S. News & World Report "Best Global Universities" rankings, BUPT is ranked 28th in computer science in the world. BUPT comprises 15 schools, and has an Joint Program with Queen Mary University of London, which is being educated in International School. It is a Chinese state Double First Class University identified by the Ministry of Education.[3]

The university was created in 1955 under the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. The name was changed from Institute to University in 1993. It is the most famous and renowned university in the field of telecommunications in China.

BUPT today[edit]

BUPT is one of 56 universities in China authorized to form a Graduate school by the General Office of the Academic Degree of the State Council. The Graduate School has developed graduate programs that cover engineering, science, economics, administration, law and philosophy. It is also one of the first universities in China to have doctoral and master programs.

In the 2005–2006 academic year, BUPT offered 33 undergraduate programs, 34 postgraduate programs, two professional degrees - MBA and Master of Engineering and 12 doctoral programs to domestic and foreign students.

Schools and institutes[edit]

Schools and institutes Official Website
School of Future
School of Information and Communication Engineering
School of Electronic Engineering
School of Computer Science(National Pilot Software Engineering School)
School of Cyberspace Security
School of Artificial Intelligence
School of Modern Post (School of Automation)
School of Economics and Management
School of Sciences
School of Humanities
School of Digital Media and Design Arts
International School(Queen Mary School)
School of Marxism
Queen Mary School Hainan
School of Continuing Education
School of Emergency Management


Research Institutes[edit]

State Key Laboratory
  • State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology
  • State Key Laboratory of Information Photonics and Optical Communications (IPOC)
Provincial Key Laboratory
  • Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications of Ministry of Education
  • Key Laboratory of Trustworthy Distributed Computing and Service of Ministry of Education
  • Beijing Key Laboratory of Intelligent Telecommunication Software and Multimedia
  • Beijing Key Laboratory of Network System and Network Culture
  • Beijing Key Laboratory of Work Safety Intelligent Monitoring
  • Beijing Key Laboratory of Network System Architecture and Convergence
Engineering Laboratory (Research Center)
  • National Engineering Laboratory for Disaster Backup and Recovery
  • State Engineering Laboratory for Information Security ( Pattern Recognition Laboratory of BUPT)
  • Engineering Research Center of Information Networks of the Ministry of Education
  • Engineering Research Center of Space Robotics of Ministry of Education
  • Research Center of High-level and Characteristic Strategy for University Education of BUPT
  • Beijing International scientific and technological cooperation Base for a New Generation of Wireless Network Architecture and Common Platform

Faculty and staff[edit]

There are over 230 professors and 426 associate professors out of the total of 1066 faculty members, among which include honorary professor Gao Kun, 2009 Nobel Prize winner of physics, Professor Ye Peida, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Professor Zhou Jiongpan, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), Professor Chen Junliang, academician of both CAS and CAE, Professor Fang Binxing, academician of CAE and Professor Xu Daxiong, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. Other notable scholars include Yixin Zhong, Xiaomin Ren, Wanyi Gu, Wenbo Wang, Yixian Yang, Qiaoyan Wen and Jun Xia.

BUPT has over 16,200 full-time students and 12,000 long-distance and E-learning students. Among full-time students there are 10,800 undergraduates, 4650 master students and 805 doctoral students.


Discovered by astronomers with the Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program, asteroid 101810 Beiyou was named in honor of the University.[5] The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 24 September 2020 (M.P.C. 125471).[6]


  1. ^ "学校简介". Beijing University of Postal and Telecommunications. Archived from the original on September 3, 2010. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "General Information". Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "教育部 财政部 国家发展改革委 关于公布世界一流大学和一流学科建设高校及建设 学科名单的通知 (Notice from the Ministry of Education and other national governmental departments announcing the list of double first class universities and disciplines)".
  4. ^ "院系机构-北京邮电大学".
  5. ^ "(101810) Beiyou". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved October 20, 2020.
  6. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved October 20, 2020.

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