Eurasia University (IFC-37659)

  • China
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Specific Location
Xi’an, Shaanxi province
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Voting Date
Mar 30, 2016
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Xi'An Eurasia University
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 34.72 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 83.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Feb 26, 2016

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Project Description
Xi’an Eurasia University (“Eurasia”), a leading private university based in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, plans to refurbish some of its existing campus buildings and construct a new campus building that will incorporate certain green building measures, as well as improve its capital structure (the “Project”). Expected development impact includes: (i) increase access to quality tertiary education; (ii) improve student's employability and competitiveness in frontier region of China; and (iii) promote environmental and social best practices, including green building measures, amongst Chinese universities.
Investment Description
Mr. Jianbo Hu is the Project Sponsor with a 72% capital contribution in Eurasia. Mr. Hu is the Chairman, Principal of Eurasia, having co-founded it in 1995. Mr. Hu is well-known within the Chinese education sector having taught at and operated a number of universities in Xi’an in the past 30 years.

Contact Information
Ms. Chunni Lei Xi’an Eurasia University Eurasia Road #1, Dian Zi Cheng, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China Email: Phone: +86-029-88298750 Facsimile: +86-029-88298771 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IFC The Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an IFC or MIGA- financed project. If you submit a complaint to the CAO, they may assist you in resolving a dispute with the company and/or investigate to assess whether the IFC is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. If you want to submit a complaint electronically, you can email the CAO at You can learn more about the CAO and how to file a complaint at