Peking University (PKU) is located in the scenic northwestern district of Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China. The first modern national university established in China, it was founded during the late Qing Dynasty in 1898 as the Imperial University of Peking. Throughout its history, Peking University has played an important role at the center of major intellectual and progressive movements in modern Chinese history.
Peking University provides unique opportunity for learning with its diverse branches in natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, business and management, information and engineering sciences, and health sciences, and its interdisciplinary academic programs. The university consists of 30 colleges and 12 independent departments, with 93 undergraduate, 199 Master's degree and 173 doctoral programs.
PKU Health Science Center, also known as PKU Medicine, comprises of the schools of basic medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical medicine, dental medicine, public health and nursing, with 10 affiliated hospitals and medical centers.
The Executive MPH Program is offered by the PKU School of Public Health, with its 150 multi-disciplinary faculty from the departments of biostatistics, epidemiology, health policy and management, occupational and environmental health, maternal and child health, nutrition and food safety, health education and behavioral sciences, global health, toxicology, and public health laboratory sciences.