The Communication University of China (CUC) s a public university in Beijing, China. Formerly known as the Beijing Broadcasting Institute (BBI) it is one of the Project 211 key universities directly administered by the Ministry of Education of the Peoples Republic of China. The predecessor of the school was a training center for technicians of the Central Broadcasting Bureau that was founded in 1954. In April 1959, the school was upgraded to the Beijing Broadcasting Institute approved by the State Council. In August 2004, the BBI was renamed into the Communication University of China.
Communication University of China is one of the top public universities in China. It is ranked No.1 of media education and ranked No.1 among language universities in China. According to 2012 China Discipline Ranking approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education, Communication University of China is ranked 1st in "Journalism and Communication" and "Drama Film and Television", 6th in Art Theory, 9th in Design, 17th in Fine Arts, 23rd in Politics and 32nd in Chinese Language and Literature in China.
CUCs 116.88 hectare main campus is located in Dingfuzhuang, eastern part of Chaoyang District, Beijing.