Xiamen University is the first university founded by overseas Chinese in the history of modern Chinese education, and also a high-level university for the national "Project 211" and "Project 985". In 2017, Xiamen University was selected into the national list of Class A world-class universities. The school has a perfect teaching, scientific research equipment and public service system.Currently, the school has three campuses and one overseas campus.The campus of Xiamen University is beautiful, borders the mountains and the sea，and has been recognized as one of the most beautiful university campuses in China.
The school has a graduate school, 6 academic departments, 30 colleges and 16 research institutes, forming a complete discipline system including humanities, social science, natural science, engineering and technology science, management science, art science, medical science and other disciplines.The school has 18 disciplines in the top 1% of ESI, with five national key disciplines and nine national key disciplines.
The university has carried out in-depth foreign exchanges and cooperation. It has signed inter-school cooperation agreements with more than 250 overseas universities, and carried out substantive exchanges and cooperation with 51 world top 200 universities.The school provides Chinese government scholarships for international students, Fujian Provincial Government Scholarship and other scholarships to reduce the economic burden of international students.