Tianjin Foreign Studies University

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Tianjin Foreign Studies University
天津外国语大学
Tiānjīn wàiguóyǔ dàxué
TFLU4.jpg
Motto中外求索
德业竞进
Type National, Public
Established1964
President Dr. Fachun Chen (陈法春)
Location,
CampusMachang Road
Binhai District [1]
Nickname 天外
Website Chinese
English
French
Russia
Spanish
Japanese
Korean

Tianjin Foreign Studies University (Chinese :天津外国语大学; pinyin :Tiānjīn wàiguóyǔ dàxué), nickname as "天外", is one of the top eight foreign studies universities in China.

As a renowned teaching and research institution, Tianjin Foreign Studies University specializes in foreign language and culture studies. Language concentrations include English, Japanese, German, French, Russian, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Swahili and Arabic. In particular, the university's English and Japanese studies programs are among the top in the country. The institution also offers programs in Chinese language and culture for foreign exchange students from other countries.

The university is located at 117 Machang Road (马场道 Mǎchǎngdào), on the north of Hexi District (河西区 Héxīqū), bordering Heping District (和平区 Hépíngqū). The area, being a famous historic tourist site in China, is one of the few places in China that have well preserved the European architecture from the 18th Century.

ChenFachun, a professor in English studies, serves as the president of the university.

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