Shenzhen University Town (UTSZ) was founded in 2001. It is a vitally strategic step for Shenzhen CCP Party Committee and Shenzhen Municipal Government to seize the highland of strategically new industry, to mitigate the disadvantages of the city’s fundamental researches and to promote the speedy development of the city’s higher education. It is the only university community authorized by Ministry of Education and co-constructed by a local government and several China’s top universities to nurture full-time postgraduates. Now there are Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University and Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School in the community.
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