Xiamen University, also known as 厦门大学, is a public educational institute situated in Fujian, China. Established in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the university operates under the accreditation of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.
Xiamen University is a part of the Global U8 Consortium and operates in the higher education and university industries. With a motto of "Pursue Excellence, Strive for Perfection", the university has been granted 41 patents.
Some of Xiamen University's subsidiaries include Xiamen University Libraries and Xiamen University Student Symphony Orchestra.