Tibet University （TU）, one of the 100 universities ed by the Chinese government to receive special funding under the “211 Project”, is a comprehensive university jointly financed by People’s Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region and Ministry of Education. In May 2013, TU was included in the “Central and Western China Higher Education Revitalization Plan”, and in the same year it was granted the authority to confer doctoral degree in July.The history of Tibet University can be trace back to 1951. It started to form from a Tibetan Cadres Training Program. Thereafter, TU has gone through several times of name change: PLA （Chinese People’s Liberation Army） Cadres School, Local Cadre School of Tibet Autonomous Region （TAR）, School of Administration of TAR, Teachers Vocational Training School of TAR （founded in 1965） and Normal School of TAR （established in 1975）. In July 1985, Tibet University was officially founded. Since 1999, the scale of TU has expended greatly through the merging of several other schools of TAR, such as Art School, Tibet Medical College, Medical Department of Tibetan Minority Institute, and Financial School. The latest mergence was with Agriculture and Animal Husbandry College, which happened in September 2001. Currently TU has 12 schools and 2 departments, namely: School of Humanity, School of Art, School of Engineering, School of Science, School of Foreign Language and Tourism, School of Finance, School of Economics and Management, Normal School, Law School, TU Medical College, School of Continuing Education, Branch School of the Open University of China, Teaching Department of Ideological and Political Theory, and Department of International Students.