Jimei University in Xiamen

Why is Jimei University So Special?

  1. Jimei University was invested to founded in 1925, Mr. Tan Kah Kee founded a total of 12 schools in succession, ranging from the girls’ primary school, kindergarten teachers’ school, girls’ normal school, normal school, middle school to the senior training schools, such as aquatic products, navigation, agriculture, forest, commerce and trade school, forming the large-scale Jimei University. Over the past several dozens years, the university has trained numerous talents.
  2. Jimei University is one of the earlier universities of its kind in Fujian Province entitled to enroll international students including those from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and overseas Chinese students. 

Brief Introduction of Xiamen Jimei University

Established in 1996, Jimei University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Xiamen (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Fujian. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education, Fujian Province, Jimei University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jimei University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

Architecture Style of Jimei University

Jimei University is a beautiful land that nurtures talents. Under the guidance of Mr. Tan Kah Kee, the buildings in the village combined Chinese style with the Western style, and reflect the typical architectural style of the land of overseas Chinese in South Fujian Province. Every building in the village, no matter whether they are tall and magnificent school buildings, or delicate pavilions, kiosks and corridors, has glazed-tile roofs, dragon-style ridges, upturned eaves, carved beams and painted columns.
Observing them closely, one will find that they are unique in workmanship. It is commonly known as the style of Tan Kah Kee. The Daonan Building of Jimei Middle School, the Nanxun Building of Jimei Overseas Chinese School, and the teaching building of the Navigation College are especially magnificent and lofty, each displaying its own features and making Jimei University a famous tourist attraction of Xiamen.

Recommended Xiamen Tour Packages

Best Seasons to Visit Xiamen

Xiamen has a subtropical climate, which is generally temperate with abundant rainwater. It has an average annual temperature of approximately 21 centigrade. There is no intense heat in summer and no extreme cold in winter in Xiamen. The city has an average annual rainfall of about 1200mm (47 inches), mainly during the months from May to August. Wind power reaches Grade 3 to 4 in general, with northeast wind representing the dominant wind direction. Owing to the air currents resulting from the difference in temperature in the Pacific, Xiamen is hit by typhoon three or four times annually on average, which mainly occurs during the months from July to September. Xiamen is suitable for traveling all year round, and the best seasons are spring and autumn.

How to get to Jimei University

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Independent Traveler

A way to get directly Jimei from faraway places is to use the Jimei Long Distance Bus Station which is conveniently located in central Jimei. It has bus services to most places in Fujian, as well to some places in other provinces.

Useful Travel Tips

  1. Phone Dialing Code: 0592
    Postcode: 361000

  2. Emergency Call
    Fire: 119
    Police: 110
    Traffic alarm: 122
    Local telephone inquiry station: 114
    Emergency center: 120

  3. Complaint telephone:
    Tourist complaint: 86-592-5318985
    Mayor hotline: 86-592-5053333
    Taxi complaint: 86-592-5615610
    Price supervision: 86-592-12358
    Complaint telephone of public security bureau: 86-592-2025502
    Complaint telephone of industrial and commercial bureau: 86-592-12315

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Edited by Bella Ren/任新月