Tianjin Foreign Studies University

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Tianjin Foreign Studies University (天津外国语大学 Tiānjīn wàiguóyǔ dàxué) is one of the renowned foreign studies universities in China. The institution is one of top 8 oldest China's foremost foreign language teaching universities. As a renowned teaching university, Tianjin Foreign Studies University specializes in foreign languages and cultures studies. Language concentrations include English, Japanese, German, French, Russian, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Swahili and Arabic. In particular, the university's English and Japanese programs are ranked among the top programs of its kind in the nation. The institution also offers classes in Chinese language and culture for foreign exchange students from other countries.

The university is located at 117 Machang Road (马场道 Mǎchǎngdào), on the northern extreme of Hexi District (河西区 Héxīqū), bordering Heping District (和平区 Hépíngqū), which is one of the most famous historic tourist sites in China.

Xiu Gang, who is an expert on Japanese, is the current president of the university.

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