About China University of Petroleum – Beijing
The China University of Petroleum-Beijing was founded in 1953 with the main focus of producing qualified and professional engineers who can manage technical services for China's oil industry. CUPB is a 1st-tier university that has been offering quality programs and research since its inception.
The university continues to improve its programs with the development focusing on energy-related fields. It aims to develop new disciplines geared towards sustainable and renewable energy technology and clean energy technology, deep-water technology, energy strategy and policy study, safety engineering technology, environmental engineering, and energy management.
To achieve this goal, CUPB is employing the skills of top professors and scholars, restructuring academic staff and internationalizing its research and management efforts. Today, CUPB offers 25 Bachelor’s, 49 Master’s, 32 Ph.D. programs and one diploma program in Chinese Language Study. 12794 students are enrolled in the campus, including 744 Ph.D. students, 4633 postgraduate students, 6894 undergraduate students, and 524 international students.
CUPB has one main campus. It is located at 18 Fuxue Road, Changping District, Beijing City. Changping District is a naturally beautiful region with lush greens and forests. In fact, many tourists visit the district every year. CUPB is five miles to the famous Ming Tombs and 15 miles to the historic Great Wall of China. If you love nature, CUPB is surrounded by mountains, trees and a big reservoir where you can breathe in the fresh air, enjoy the beauty of nature and spend time by yourself.
CUPB has a wide range of scholarships available for international students. You can apply in any one of these scholarships if you're pursuing a masters or doctoral degree. CUPB has foreign sister schools, and students coming from these universities will be a top priority for the scholarships. Students from foreign countries with excellent academic standing can also apply for scholarships.
Types scholarships available include the Joint Ph.D. program scholarship, Full degree scholarship and the Research Scholarship. To be admitted to any of these scholarships, you need to have proof of your English language skills. An IELTS score of 6.0 and a TOEFL score of 83 or above is a requirement you need to meet.
The China University of Petroleum-Beijing makes sure that you enjoy your stay at the university. CUPB organizes several events, activities, gatherings and field trips so you can meet new friends and immerse in the Chinese culture. Beijing celebrates many festivals so you can see first hand the colourful culture and traditions of China.
CUPB is equipped with modern facilities such as its university library which has over 1,176,000 volumes of books covering a wide range of topics. The university also has a computer lab which is accessible to students. The campus also has access to an internet connection. Besides this, a University Health Center is available if you want to request an appointment or private consultation.
If you like playing sports, CUPB has a university sports center and recreation hall. Three athletic grounds, a multi-purpose pavilion, a swimming pool, and a gymnasium are also available for your disposable.