Jimei University, one of the key universities in Fujian Province, is a multi-disciplined university with students from all over the country.
Jimei University enjoys a long history of over 90 years. Its origin can be traced back to Jimei Normal School founded by the famous patriotic overseas Chinese leader Mr. Chen Jiageng (Tan Kah Kee) in 1918. The school motto Sincerity and Perseverance was set up by Mr. Chen Jiageng and his younger brother Mr. Chen Jingxian (Tan Keng Hean). In 1994, Jimei University was combined into one by five independent institutes and colleges, namely, Jimei Navigation Institute, Xiamen Fisheries College, Fujian Physical Education College, Jimei Finance and Economics Institute and Jimei Teachers College.
Jimei University is located in Xiamen which is a well-known tourist port city in the Southeast coast of China. It is one of the Cleanest Cities of China, the Garden Cities of China, the National Environmental Protection Model Cities, and the best sightseeing cities in China. Not only being wealth with travel resources, Xiamen has also temperate weather, fast and convenient transport and communication, and complete travel establishments.