Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications (XUPT) was founded in 1950. The University is located in Xi’an, a historic city in Northwest China. The University covers a total area of 247 acres, with a current full-time student of 18,000. XUPT offer 43 Undergraduate Degree Programs, 47 Master Degree Programs, and 5 Professional Master Degree Programs. the University has undertaken 280 national, ministerial, and provincial research projects including the National “863” High-Tech Research and Development Program. XUPT has won 40 prizes for achievements in science and technology at the state and provincial levels. XUPT also established the “National Engineering Laboratory for Wireless Security", the “Shaanxi Provincial Research Centre for Telecommunication ASIC Design”, the “Key Social Research Centre for Information Industry Development”, the “Key Research Centre of Application Specific Integrated Circuit(ASIC) Design”, the “Key Laboratory of Modern Communication Technology”, the “Software Engineering Lab”, the “Post Information Network Lab”, the “Key Laboratory of Economy System Simulation for Information Industry”, the“Shaanxi Technology Support Centre of Network and Information Security”, the“Shaanxi Innovation Research Centre of ITI”, the “High Performance Computing Research Centre of Shaanxi Province”, and so on.
As the only university in Northwest China undertaking the training tasks for Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), XUPT has trained groups of senior technicians and administrators in the telecom industry. The University is also one of the China Internet Training Centres of the International Telecommunications Union, and has built strategic cooperative partnerships in scientific research and talent training with Cisco (US), Tata (India), and domestically renowned enterprises Huawei Company, ZTE Cooperation, China Telecom, China Mobile, China , and China Post.
XUPT has educated more than 80,000 graduates with the majority working in communication operating enterprises, China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Post; communication manufacturing enterprises, Huawei Company, Datang Telecom, ZTE Cooperation, and Nokia.
XUPT provide student activities for both national and foreign students such as games, painting exhibitions, Beijing opera, folk dance etc. It also provide accommodation and facilities both national and international students such as library,gym,student activity centre, dinning hall, teaching building etc.