Peking University, established in 1898, is a comprehensive and multidisciplinary teaching and research university located in Beijing, China. It is the oldest, and most influential institution of higher learning in China, and it has been the origin of every major social movement in contemporary Chinese history. It was from this picturesque campus where the Chinese Renaissance movement took place and where democracy and science became a beacon for the whole society. Since its founding, the University has always been centered on the four pillars of patriotism, progress, democracy, and science, and it is at the heart of thought and culture in China. Peking University, known for its vibrant student community and its all-embracing campus culture, serves as a bridge between China and the world, bringing together China’s and the world’s renowned scholars and students of talent who are determined to make the world a better place.