In order to constantly improve the quality of higher education in China, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China has implemented the following projects:
Project 985: In May 1998, the state leaders of China called for "in order to achieve modernization, our country must have a number of first-class universities with world's advanced levels". Accordingly, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China determined to put focus on supporting partial colleges and universities to create the first-class university and high-level university in the world in the implement of "21st Century Education Revitalization Project".
There are 9 colleges and universities that have entered the Project in Beijing, namely: Tsinghua University, Peking University, Renmin University of China, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing Normal University, China Agricultural University, Minzu University of China, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. (Arranged in signing order)
Project 211: It is an education construction project that the Chinese Government put forward to mainly construct about 100 colleges and universities and 1000 key disciplines in the 21st century. Among them, 24 colleges and universities in Beijing have entered this project, namely:
Beijing University, Renmin University of China, Tsinghua University, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing Institute of Technology, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China Agricultural University, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing Normal University, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Communication University of China, Central University of Finance and Economics, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing Sport University, Central Conservatory of Music, Minzu University of China, China University of Political Science and Law, North China Electric Power University, China University of Petroleum (Beijing Campus). (Arranged in the order of the list published in the Web of Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China)
The other education projects implemented:
The project of "building an internationally renowned, domestic first-class arts institutions of high level". It mainly supports the following universities: Beijing Film Academy, Beijing Dance Academy, The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, and The China Conservatory. (Arranged in random order) In addition, Beijing has also implemented the project of "building high-level local Universities" project, which mainly supports the following universities: Capital Normal University, Beijing University of Technology, Capital University of Economics and Business, Capital Medical University. (Arranged in random order)