The Nanyang Public School, predecessor of Jiaotong University, was founded.
The School of Railway Management was founded.
The School of
Railway Management offered posts and telecommunications programs to
boost the posts and telecommunications
industry of China.
The School of
Railway Management was restructured into Beijing Railway Management
School and Beijing Posts and
School in line with requirements of posts and telecommunications as two
Industrial Technical School, Tangshan Industrial Technical School,
Beijing Railway Management School and Beijing
Telecommunication School merged into Jiaotong University with three
branch schools based in Beijing, Shanghai and
university was named Jiaotong University Beijing School.
The name Beijing Jiaotong University was decided.
The three branch
schools in Beijing, Tangshan and Shanghai reunited into Jiaotong
adopted the name of Beiping Jiaotong Management School of Jiaotong
University and scored great achievements until
the outbreak of the
War of Resistance against Japan.
In times of the War
of Resistance against Japan, Beiping Jiaotong Management School of
Jiaotong University was moved to Xiangtan
of Hunan Province
and then to Pingyue (now Fuquan County) of Guizhou Province.
It was moved to
Bishan of Sichuan Province, where she combined with Tangshan Engineering
College till the ending of the War of
The University was
moved back to Beiping and her name was altered into National Beiping
Railway Management College.
Management College, Tangshan Industrial College, and Huabei Jiaotong
College merged together to establish China
which had under it Beiping Management College and Tangshan Engineering
College. The Department of Railway
Management was also established then.
University changed its name into Northern Jiaotong University, to which
was facilitated Beijing Railway College and
College. MAO Zedong, Chairman of the Central People’s Government,
appointed Dr. MAO Yisheng, a famous
expert in bridge
engineering, as President of the University.
Chairman MAO Zedong
autographed the name of the University. The University established
Railway Business Department.
Northern Jiaotong University was removed. Beijing Railway College and
Tangshan Railway College were affiliated to
the Ministry of
Harbin Railway College was incorporated with Beijing Railway College.
College established Railway Construction Department, Railway Mechanical
Department, Electrification Engineering
Applied Sciences Department.
College was approved to be a key University of the country by the
Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.
The name of Beijing
Railway College was changed into Northern Jiaotong University.
University became one of the first group of universities authorized by
the Central government to confer master and
doctoral degrees and
to appraise and appoint associate professors, professors and doctoral
University was qualified for the first round of competition in its
efforts to enter the 211 Project and became one of
supported by this project.
University united with Beijing Electric Engineering College and its
administration was taken over by the Ministry
of Education from
the Ministry of Railways.
resumed its name of Beijing Jiaotong University with the approval of the
Ministry of Education.
The Graduate School
was established with the approval of the Ministry of Education.
Harbin College of
Beijing Jiaotong University, an independent college supported by both
Beijing Jiaotong University and an industrial
sponsor, was founded
with the approval of the Ministry of Education.
An agreement was
signed among the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Railways and
Beijing People’s Municipal government on
administration and support of Beijing Jiaotong University.
With the approval of
the Ministry of Education, BJTU and St. Petersburg State Transport
University, Russia jointly established an overseas educational
institution: Russia-China Jiaotong Institute.
University Weihai Campus was approved for construction by the Ministry
of Education. The Campus started student recruitment and was officially
put into use in September.
With the approval of
the Ministry of Education, BJTU and Lancaster University, U.K. jointly
established Lancaster University College at Beijing Jiaotong University
located at Weihai Campus, focusing on Chinese-foreign cooperation in