China University of Petroleum, Beijing resumed admission for international students from 1994. Aiming at cultivating professionals with international horizon and strong competence, the University has paid many efforts and made great achievements in improving the quality of education as well as expanding the enrollment of the students in these years.
The International School was established in 2011 in order to better promote the education for international students as well as international communication and exchange. It takes overall responsibility for the promotion of the international education and admission and administration for international students.
Till June of 2015, the University has more than 850 international students on campus from 50 countries with rich oil and gas resources including Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Mongolia and Russia.
The International School collaborates with other colleges in offering quality programs and international courses by integrating superior resources, designing reasonable education plans and training qualified teachers. The categories of international education now include language training, pre-Bachelor program, Chinese-taught Bachelor’s programs, Chinese and English-taught Master and PhD programs. More than 82% international students are enrolled in academic programs.
China University of Petroleum, Beijing has been maintaining good cooperation with energy enterprises. Since signing the first joint-training agreement in 1997 with an overseas company, the University has established active cooperation with over 20 Chinese companies and over 10 foreign companies, and has cultivated over 1000 graduates for countries in Africa, Central Asia, Middle-East and South America.
Every year since 2013, the University and CNPC (China National Petroleum Corporation) will organize jointly a Job Fair for International Graduates in CUPB, offering a good job-hunting opportunity for international students. The graduates’ career prospects are bright.