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Tianjin is the fourth largest city in China, located 120 km southeast of Beijing, metropolitan population 9-10 million. Tianjin is one of the commercial and industrial centers in mideast-northeast of China. It is also one of the educational centers in China and is the home of the two oldest and well-known universities in China — Nankai University and Tianjin University. In recent years, Tianjin has taken great stride to modernize the city, including its commerce and industries. It is re-emerging as one of the dynamic and bustling metropolitan cities in China.

 

Obtaining a Chinese Visa

Foreign nationals would need a valid entry visa to enter the territory of China. You can obtain a Chinese visa at Chinese Consulates in your country of residence. Normally, a Google search will discover the Chinese Consulate in your country.

 

Travel Agencies

There are many travel agencies around the world specializing in travel to China. They offer deep discounted airfare to China via a dozen of airlines. Early booking is strongly encouraged given the increased travel volume recently. A good place to get you started is Google or Yahoo where you can find a long list of travel agencies featuring travel to China and Asia. 

 

Travel Arrangements

1. For visitors arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport, please take airport shuttle bus (board at Gate 1 on the first floor of Terminal 3 or Gate 15 on the first floor of Terminal 2) to Tianjinxi Long-Distance Bus Station (Airport shuttle bus runs from 6:30 to 23:00; long-distance bus runs from 5:00 to 18:00 and charges 82 rmb for each person. Departure Timetable), then take a taxi to Nankai University or follow the direction No.5.

There is another way if you prefer to take the high-speed rail: after arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport, please take airport shuttle bus or metro to Beijingnan Railway Station, then transfer to Tianjin Railway Station, Tianjinnan Railway Station or Tianjinxi Railway Station by high-speed rail. From Tianjin railway stations to Nankai University, please see the following directions No.3, No.4 and No.5.

 

2. For visitors arriving at Tianjin Binhai International Airport, please take metro line 2 (bound for Caozhuang Station) to Tianjin Railway Station, then change to metro line 3 (bound for Tianjinnan Railway Station), get off at Tianta Station and walk to Nankai University.

 

3. For visitors arriving at Tianjin Railway Station, please take metro line 3 (bound for Tianjinnan Railway Station) to Tianta Station and walk to Nankai University, or take bus No. 8/No. 832 and get off at Balitai Station (near the north gate of Nankai University), or take bus No. 845 and get off at Shoubiaochang Station (near the south gate of Nankai University).

 

4. For visitors arriving at Tianjinnan Railway Station, please take metro line 3 (bound for Xiaodian Station) to Tianta Station and walk to Nankai University.

 

5. For visitors arriving at Tianjinxi Railway Station, please take metro line 1 (bound for Shuanglin Station) to Yingkoudao Station, then change to metro line 3 (bound for Tianjinnan Railway Station), get off at Tianta Station and walk to Nankai University; or take bus No. 859 at the South Square of Tianjinxi Railway Station and get off at Balitai Station (near the north gate of Nankai University).

 

Advice: If you come from abroad, please have your currency exchanged before arrival or at the airport. The local transportation services only take Chinese Yuan (RMB). Of course, you can exchange for RMB at Bank of China anywhere in China. Please bring your passport when you make the exchange. Banks and their airport branches are the only legal money exchange authorities in China.

 

Address: No. 94 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, P.R.China 300071

Tel: 86-22-2350-1029; Fax: 86-22-2350-8114

E-mail: lihongqin@nankai.edu.cn


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