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Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University was established in 1911, originally under the name “Tsing Hua Imperial College”. The school was renamed "Tsing Hua College" in 1912. The university section was founded in 1925. The name “National Tsing Hua University” was adopted in 1928.

With the motto of “Self-discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions Speak Louder Than Words”, Tsinghua University is dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development. As one of China’s most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today’s world and become tomorrow’s leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing problems in China and the world.



Institute for AI International Governance of Tsinghua University (I-AIIG)

Approved to be established by Tsinghua University in April 2020, the Institute for AI International Governance (I-AIIG) is a university-level research institution headed by Xue Lan, a renowned science and technology policy expert and senior professor of liberal arts at Tsinghua University. Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, a Turing Award winner and academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, serves as the chair of the academic committee of I-AIIG. The Institute takes pride in its strong resident and nonresident research forces made up of leading scholars, young academics, and industry heavyweights. Leveraging Tsinghua’s existing resources and interdisciplinary strengths in AI and international governance, I-AIIG conducts research on major theoretical issues and policy needs regarding global AI governance, as it aims to enhance Tsinghua’s global academic influence and policy leadership and to provide intellectual support for China’s active engagement in this area.

Supporting Partners

United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UN Women 
International Labour Organization 
Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, Technical University of Munich
Center for Humanitarian Dialogue;
International Research Center for AI Ethics and Governance, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Chinese Institute of New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Strategies
China Academy of Industrial Internet
Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Tsinghua University
Institute for AI Industry Research, Tsinghua University
Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Center for AI Governance (Beijing)
China Institute for Science and Technology Policy, Tsinghua University
Center for Science & Technology Development and Governance, Tsinghua University
Tsinghua University Latin America Center 
Tsinghua Southeast Asia Center
SPARK UNDP SDG Innovation Lab | Chengdu
National Communication Center for Science and Technology, CAST

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