China University of Petroleum (UPC) is a national key university directly affiliated to the Ministry of Education and it has been concluded in the "211 Project" and the "985 Project".
The university is a higher education institution co-constructed by the Ministry of Education, four leading petroleum and petrochemical companies (CNPC, SINOPEC, CNOOC, and CHEMCHINA) and the Shandong provincial government.
Honored as "the cradle of scientific and technological talents for petroleum industry", UPC is an important base of training high-level talents for petroleum and petrochemical industry and has already developed into a multi-disciplinary, well-rounded university focusing on petroleum and engineering.
The university currently has two campuses in Dongying and Qingdao, Shandong province.
Qingdao Campus, the new campus, is also the primary campus located in Qingdao which enjoys a high reputation as "China's sailing capital". The campus faces the Tangdao Bay and is backed by the Little Zhushan Mountain with picturesque scenery.
Dongying campus lies in Dongying, the central city on the Yellow River Delta which is also known as "the city of oil". It is the old campus, which now serves as the base of research and practice.