Why Study in CUP
China University of Petroleum (CUP) is a state key comprehensive university under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education of PRC and also one of the national "211 Project" universities. The university was founded in 1953, named Beijing Petroleum Institute, and moved to Shandong Province in 1969 with its name changed to East China Petroleum Institute. The university was renamed University of Petroleum in 1988 with two campuses respectively in Shandong and Beijing, and changed its name into China University of Petroleum in January 2005.
China University of Petroleum is an important scientific research base for petroleum and petrochemical industries. It has 26 ministerial and provincial key research institutions. Shandong Shtar Science and Technology Group is, as a backbone enterprise of the university, a state high-tech enterprise, and also a pilot test base and industrial test base for petroleum and petrochemical industries. China University of Petroleum Science Park is a National University Science Park.
China University of Petroleum will have been built into a country-famous high-level university with its petroleum disciplines reaching the world's first-class level.
We are delighted that you are considering joining us at CUP for your studies.College of International Education (CIE) is a dynamic and innovative college with approximately 400 students from over 30 countries. CIE also benefits from its attractive location with a vibrant city life and culture, set in a beautiful residential area of the beach.
Moving to a new place can be very exciting, but this is often accompanied by some questions and concerns that are difficult to answer and define. Knowing that someone is there to help is always a bonus.
CIE is intended to provide care and support for students arriving at CUP. Prior and during your stay inQingdaowe would like to provide information about life at CUP and about making your preparations before you arrive. We believe that with the help ofInternational Students Guide you will be able to solve those important little (and big) questions with answers that aren't always easy to find on your own. Should you need any additional assistance we would be happy to offer the help you might request.