Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Motto 智周万物, 道济天下
Established 1952
Type Public
President 朱荻 (Zhu Di)
Academic staff 1,398
Undergraduates 14,978
Postgraduates 5,641
Location Nanjing, Jiangsu,  People's Republic of China
Campus urban

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA; simplified Chinese: 南京航空航天大学; traditional Chinese: 南京航空航天大學; pinyin: Nánjīng Hángkōng Hángtīan Dàxué) is a university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China.

In Chinese, the university name is sometimes shortened to Nanhang, or 南航, meaning Nanjing Astronautics.



The university has two campuses, Ming Palace (明故宫) campus and Jiangjunlu (将军路) campus.[1]


The school was founded in October 1952, as the Nanjing College of Aviation Industry. In 1956 it was renamed as Nanjing Aeronautical Institute, and, in 1993 as the current name, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.[2]

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, (NUAA), (南京航空航天大学) mainly offers courses in science and engineering and strives for the coordinated development in applied science, management, humanities and social sciences with the combined features of aeronautics, civil aviation and astronautics. It is among the nation's first institutions of higher learning authorized to grant degrees of Doctor, Master and Bachelor. In 1996 it succeeded in becoming one of the China's 100 most key universities for the 21st century (China's 211 Project). It is subordinated to the Commission of National Defense Science, Technology and Industry of China.


NUAA has 18 colleges:[3]

  • College of Aerospace Engineering
  • College of Energy and Power Engineering
  • College of Automation Engineering
  • College of Information Science and Technology
  • College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • College of Material Science and Technology
  • College of Civil Aviation
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Economics and Management
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Advanced Vocational Education[4]
  • College of Astronautics [5]
  • College of Arts [6]
  • College of Foreign Languages [7]
  • College of Computer Science and Technology
  • Jincheng College [8]
  • Graduate School[9]
  • Academy of Frontier Science[10]


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Coordinates: 32°02′09.62″N 118°48′49.71″E / 32.0360056°N 118.8138083°E / 32.0360056; 118.8138083

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