History

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) is one of China’s premier learning and research institutions which now develops into a comprehensive university especially featured with Aerospace Engineering. Ever since it was established in 1952, we have strived to conduct world-level research and education system. Nearly 60 years history witnesses its unremitting efforts and remarkable achievements.

1952 - Opening of NUAA
1956 - Aviation Department of 2nd Ministry of Machine-Building Industry
1962 - Recruiting Postgraduates
1978 - National Key University
1981 - One of the First Universities Awarding Ph.D Degrees
1996 - National 211 Project University
2000 - Establishing School of Graduate
2002 - Entering the Process of Becoming Research-Oriented University
2003 - 1st Ministry of Machine-Building Industry
2004 - Committee of Science and Technology for National Defense
2008 - 2nd Ministry of Machine-Building Industry
2014 - 3rd Ministry of Machine-Building Industry