China Agricultural University (CAU) is one of the top ranked key national universities in China. It is one of the universities listed in 211 and 985 Projects and directly subordinated to the Ministry of Education of P.R.China. As a university directly under the Ministry of Education, China Agricultural University (CAU) is the origin of modern agricultural higher education in China. In September 1949, college of Agriculture of Peking University, College of Agriculture of Tsinghua University and College of Agriculture of North China University were merged into Beijing Agricultural University. In October 1952, the Agricultural Machinery Department of Beijing Agricultural University was merged with the Mechanized Agriculture College of the Central Ministry of Agriculture, North China Agricultural Machinery College and Pingyuan Agricultural College to form Beijing Agricultural Mechanization College. In October 1985, it was renamed Beijing Agricultural Engineering University. In September 1995, Beijing Agricultural University and Beijing Agricultural Engineering University merged to form China Agricultural University.
After one hundred years of the century, China agricultural university, has developed into a so agriculture, life science, agricultural engineering and food science for the features and advantages of research universities, formed the characteristic, complementary advantages of agriculture and life sciences, resources and environment science, information and computer science, agricultural engineering and automation science, economic management and social science such as a group.
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