HISTORY

2000
October 14

Shenzhen Municipal Government and Tsinghua University sign agreement to create the Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tshingua University.

2001
June 8

GSST officially established.

September 8

GSST hold convocation ceremony welcoming its first cohort of full-time students.

2002
2003
December

First four academic divisions created: Engineering, Information, Management, and Arts & Sciences.

2004
March 17

Life Science & Health Division established.

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
Academic Divisons Restructured

GSST's preexisting divisions are restructured to create six new interdisciplinary divisions:

  • Life Science & Health

  • Energy & Environment

  • Information Sciences & Technology

  • Logistics & Transportation

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Social Sciences & Management

Innovation Bases Established

In order to further the development of GSST's research capabilities and leverage the strengths of local industry, Tsinghua University and Shenzhen Municipal Government approve the creation of four Innovation Bases:

  • Deep Sea Research

  • Energy & Environment

  • New Opotoelectric & Advanced Materials

  • Next-Generation Networks

2011
July

Ocean Science & Technology Division is established.

December

Tsinghua University Center for Marine Science & Technology is opened.

2012
January

Tsinghua University Center for Hong Kong & Macao Studies is established.

April

Tsinghua University Institute for Hospital Management is created.

2013
2014
November

Tsinghua University and UC Berkeley sign agreement forming the Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI).

2015
August

Tsinghua University and the Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (Paris) jointly establish the Open Facutly for Innovation, Education, Science, Technology, and Art (Open FIESTA) program.

2016
November

Tsinghua University and Shenzhen Municipal Government sign agreement to form Tsinghua University Shenzhen International Graduate School.

2018
November

Ministry of Education approves creation of Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (Tsinghua SIGS).

December 1

Tsinghua University and Shenzhen Municipal Government sign "Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement."

December

Ministry of Education approves creation of Tsinghua University Shenzhen International Graduate School.

2019
March 29

Tsinghua SIGS is formally launched.