Nankai University, one of China's higher education institutions, belongs to China 211 Project and 985 Project. Nankai University is divided into three campuses, namely, Balitai Campus in Nankai District of Tianjin, Jinnan Campus in Jinnan District of Tianjin and Teda Campus in Tianjin Binhai District, of which Nankai Campus is the headquarters of the school.
In 1904, Yan Xiu and Zhang Boling set up a middle school in Tianjin; in 1906, they received donations from businessmen and got the open land in southwestern Tianjin, where they began to build a new campus; in the autumn of 1907, the school formally moved into a new address, so the school was called "private Nankai middle school"; in 1919, they developed into a university, formally established as Nankai University, and Zhou Enlai was a student in the first phase of liberal arts.
Nankai university covers an area of 4.4519 million square meters, of which balitai campus covers an area of 1.225 million square meters, jinnan campus covers an area of 2.4589 million square meters and teda university covers an area of 67,200 square meters. Nankai university has 26 specialties, covering literature, history, philosophy, finance and economics, management, law, science and technology, medicine, art and so on. Nankai university undertook the China national Chinese foreign chinese language education training tasks at the same time, with the school and the world economy BBS (davos BBS), world leaders at the university of BBS（GULF）, international public university BBS（IFPU）, public universities union（IAU）, the European university charter, the UN secretary-general（UNESCO-SAB）, scientific advisory committee（IEEE）, the international organizations such as association of electrical and electronic engineers maintain close relationship and the depth of cooperation.