Since the founding of Tibet University (TU) in 1985, TU has become one of the most prominent universities in the country as well as the most comprehensive university within the Tibet Autonomous Region. with its main campus in Lhasa, Tibet University contains 14 academic schools with a student body population of approximately 9,000 students.
For more than 20 years, Tibet University has welcomed international students and scholars from abroad. Currently, Tibet University has established co-operative relationships with more than 10 international universities. Every year Tibet University hosts students and academic researchers from abroad. Current and past students have come from America, Australia, Austria, Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.