Peking University has been consistently ranked as the top academic institution in China. It is ranked No. 31 by the QS World University Rankings 2019.
Peking University is a leading university for science research and teaching and has successfully developed applied sciences research and teaching as well. There are 30 colleges and 12 departments, with 93 undergraduate programs, 199 master’s degree programs, and 173 options for doctoral candidates. It strives not only for improvements in teaching and research work, but also for the promotion of interaction and mutual promotion among various disciplines.
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Asian International Model United Nations (AIMUN) is organized by Peking University Model United Nations Association and functions under the guidance of Peking University School of International Studies. Since its inception in 2007, AIMUN proudly presents its 13th edition come March 2019.
As tChina’s largest student-organized international Model UN conference for university students, our mission statement is to provide a valuable communication platform for youths who share a common interest in international affairs. Every year, AIMUN presents a wide range of topics to be discussed by delegates with diverse cultural backgrounds. The annual participation of domestic delegates as well as international delegates from countries around the world ensures that the conference is truly a global one.
With the increasing popularity of MUN in China, AIMUN stands out with its academic rigor. AIMUN’s theme, committees and topics are specially crafted in relation to the ever-changing international politics and global trends. Some of AIMUN’s more noteworthy committees include the Ambassador Program (AP) as well as a Chinese-speaking committee, both of which are highly sought after by local and foreign delegates.
AIMUN’s achievements have been recognized by many. In 2015, AIMUN received a congratulatory letter from the then Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon. Every year, officials from the United Nations and its agencies, the Chinese government, and diplomats from various countries grace the opening ceremony of the AIMUN conference. In 2018, UNDP Resident Representative in China Mr. Nicholas Rosellini graced the opening ceremony and delivered an opening speech, this is his first and only visit to a collegiate MUN. Numerous organizations and institutions from all walks of life also send congratulatory letters to AIMUN each year.
Apart from academic simulations, AIMUN also organizes a variety of exciting activities for our delegates. These activities include a welcome party, a farewell party, culture performances and tours around our beautiful campus. These activities not only provide opportunities for delegates from all over the world to share their culture with one another, but also provide a platform for delegates to showcase their talents, and also experience for themselves the culture of Peking University, Beijing and China. Furthermore, AIMUN takes advantage of its strategic location and offers unique opportunities to visit and learn from numerous Beijing-based international organizations.
AIMUN is devoted to innovation and new explorations every year, in a continuous effort to showcase the profundity of the Asian culture. AIMUN is committed to bringing people from all over the world together and providing a platform where delegates with different backgrounds and diverse cultures can voice their opinions on various issues that persist in our real-life society. We believe that this is a step towards molding future leaders of the world and nurturing world peace and development.