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Comprehensive and balanced curriculum that integrate all aspects of the Chinese language a great location to learn Mandarin in China in Nanjing University is a prestigious public (national) university, and is the oldest institution of higher learning, located in Nanjing, China. Since the founding of ancient Nanking University which literally means “the Great Institution of Higher Learning of Nanjing”) in the first year of Yong’an reign of the kingdom of Wu during the era of Three Kingdoms after Han dynasty (CE 258),[6] it went through different stages of development through the dynasties of China, and became a modern school in 1902 in late Qing dynasty. It became a modern university in the early 1920s, during the early years of Republic of China, becoming the first Chinese modern university which combined teaching and research. It became a pioneer in higher education in China and set the foundation for the establishment of the modern educational system in China. Before the eve of establishment of People’s Republic of China in 1949, the name was changed from National Central University to Nanjing University.