Chang'an University

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Chang'an University
Changan University logo.png
Former names
Xi'an Highway University
Motto弘毅明德 笃学创新[1]
TypePublic University
PrincipalChen Feng
Location, ,
CampusThe Main, Yanta, Xiaozhai, Weishui and Taibai

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.The Weishui Campus is for undergraduates and the other ones are mainly for postgraduates and social practices. Moreover, Chang’an University has the only automobile proving field in Weishui Campus in China. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Double First Class Discipline University, with Double First Class status in certain disciplines.[2]


  1. ^ "学校表示". Chang'an University. Archived from the original on January 4, 2015. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "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)".

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