Tianjin University, established in 1895 with the name of Peiyang University, is the first modern university in China. At present, Tianjin University has grown into a National Key University directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of China. With the tradition of diligence and modesty, Tianjin University holds the Motto of“Seeking Truth from Facts”and enjoys a high reputation both at home and abroad for its“Precise in Learning, Strict in Teaching”as well as the “Patriotism and dedication”of its graduates.

Tianjin University started to offer management courses in 1978 and established its School of Management in 1984 which was one of the earliest universities to establish school of management authorized by the Ministry of Education of China.