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Renmin University of China

Renmin University of China (RUC, also known as the People's University of China), commonly known in Chinese as “Renda”, is a key university in China. The RUC's strengths emphasize the humanities and social sciences, however, the university also embraces disciplines in the area of natural sciences. The RUC is a comprehensive research-orientated university. The RUC was established in 1937, during the resistance war against Japanese aggression. The University acquired its present name on October 3, 1950, which made it the first university to be established by the newly founded People's Republic of China.

Renmin University of China is located in Haidian district, Beijing and it is less than 5 to 10 minutes drive from other top universities in China such as, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Institute of Technology and Beijing Foreign Studies University.

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Renmin University of China is one of the most prestigious universities in China, with a distinct focus on humanities and social sciences. Renmin University of China has produced many influential figures in China's reform and development, and is home to many outstanding scholars in law, economics, journalism and other fields. As measured by admission scores of China's National Higher Education Entrance Examination, Renmin University of China has consistently ranked among the top three most selective Chinese universities in the liberal arts and social science division.

Since its establishment, Renmin University’s students and teachers have always endeavored to carry out its redoubtable injunction to "unceasingly strive to be always in the vanguard". The RUC shares a common fate with the Party and the nation. Through prudence, dedicated effort, active and practical exploration, the RUC has become an important teaching and research base in the areas of the humanities, social sciences, and management science in China. Owing to its efforts in spreading and popularizing Marxism in China, for its achievements in developing philosophy and the social sciences in China, and on account of its indispensable contributions to the cause of socialist construction and reform, the RUC is regarded as "A Standard in the Humanities and Social Sciences in China’s Higher Education Sector". Renmin University of China has developed a multidimensional and multilevel teaching and research structure. Renmin University of China puts the undergraduate education as the foundation and postgraduate education as its priority, with adult education and on-line teaching as supplements.

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