Chengdu University

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Chengdu University

Chengdu University, established in 1978 with the approval of the Ministry of Education, is a comprehensive University jointly built by Sichuan Province and Chengdu City. It is a key comprehensive university in Chengdu City. It has a 100-year-old tertiary first-class general Affiliated Hospital and Sichuan Institute of Antibiotics Industry, a national antibiotic research and development base. The school has the right to confer bachelor's and master's degrees and has a post-doctoral practice base. The school is a construction unit authorized by the Ministry of Education for Excellent Engineers, the Ministry of Education for National Defense Education, and Sichuan Province for Doctoral Degree.

Over the past 40 years, the school has been rooted in Chengdu, based in Sichuan, serving the whole country and facing the world. It follows closely the major development strategies of the country and regions, especially Chengdu, and is keen on reform and rapid development. Adhering to the school motto of "self-love, self-study, self-esteem and self-improvement", the spirit of "seeking truth, practicality and self-improvement", the school style of "elegant virtue and everlasting instrument", "learning to learn and understand life", "education, aesthetics and innovation oriented to modernization, the world and the future". Centering on the orientation of running a high-level city-type comprehensive university, the university culture should implement the three development strategies of "talent strategy, characteristic strategy and internationalization strategy", and focus on the characteristics of talent cultivation of "school-city integration, opening coordination and regional application". The university has trained the fifteenth five-year plan for the country's economic construction and social development. More than ten thousand talents of all kinds.

Location Conditions School is located in Chengdu, the central city of the country. The new layout of China's higher education "West Triangle" links to the development of location conditions have obvious advantages. The school is adjacent to more than 30,000 mu of Qinglonghu Wetland Park. The environment is beautiful. Chengdu University Station is located on Metro Line 4 with convenient transportation. The school building area is 765,200 square meters, of which 437,000 square meters are used for teaching and scientific research. The total value of teaching and scientific research instruments and equipment is 230 million yuan, and the total amount of paper books in libraries is more than 22 million copies. It has the Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu University and the affiliated middle school, small school and young school of Chengdu University. Stadiums and gymnasiums have advanced facilities and complete functions. A 45,000 square metre International Education Exchange center, affiliated primary schools and nearly 200,000 square metres of China-ASEAN Academy of Art New Park and Xinhua Three IT College are being constructed.

Subject specialized schools focus on the core literacy of high-quality applied talents, the development of science and technology, and the needs of industrial progress, and scientifically plan and set up subject specialties to continuously promote the integration of disciplines and specialties. At present, there are 10 disciplines in art, literature, management, education, economics, law, engineering, medicine, science and agriculture, 59 undergraduate majors, 9 first-level disciplines (categories) authorized by master's degree, 24 second-level disciplines (fields) and 24 post-doctoral innovation practice bases.

There are more than 1200 full-time teachers, including 182 senior and senior titles, 430 Vice-Senior titles and 408 doctorates. The honorary principal of the school is Fan Daiming, former vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. There are more than 10 experts in the national level candidates for the talented person project in the new century, the winner of the National Outstanding Youth Science Fund, the leader of the innovation team of the "Yangtze River Scholars and Innovation Team Development Plan" of the Ministry of Education, and the experts enjoying the special allowances of the State Council. There are 1 highly cited scholar in China, 34 academic and technological leaders and their reserve candidates in Sichuan Province, 6 outstanding experts with outstanding contributions in Sichuan Province, 3 famous teachers in Sichuan Province and 8 experts in Sichuan's "Thousand Persons Plan". Ten high-end talents such as Nobel Prize winners and academicians are honorary deans, one New Zealand academician (academician of the Royal Academy of Sciences, academician of Engineering), three Yangtze River scholars, more than 30 national experts, 100 planning experts, tutors/professors, more than 30 high-end foreign experts and special researchers.( Associate Researcher) More than 70 people.

Talent training schools focus on adapting to the needs of learners in the 21st century growing up under the new technology, setting up the learner-centered concept, intensifying teaching reform, building a more open and flexible curriculum system and learning support system, and constantly promoting the transformation from imparting knowledge to guiding and supporting students towards a broad, in-depth and arduous direction. Great learning goals are moving forward. There are 21 930 full-time undergraduates, nearly 900 graduate students and nearly 600 international students. The quality of the school's students is constantly improving, and 11 majors are enrolled in batches of undergraduate students in Sichuan Province. The major of food science and Engineering in our school has passed the certification of Chinese education specialty. There are 7 national characteristic specialties, pilot specialties of comprehensive reform, pilot specialties of excellent plan, 1 course of excellent resources sharing, 2 engineering practice education centers and off-campus practical education bases for college students. There are 38 projects of cooperation and education among education departments. There are 181 training programs for students'innovation and entrepreneurship, including 25 provincial characteristic majors, comprehensive reform pilot majors, excellent plan pilot majors and applied demonstration majors, 40 top-quality courses (top-quality open courses, top-quality resource sharing courses), 3 College Students' off-campus practical education bases, 4 teaching teams and talent training models. There are 2 innovative experimental zones and 375 innovative entrepreneurship training programs for college students. In the past two sessions, he has won 5 first-class awards for educational and teaching achievements in Sichuan Province. In the past five years, students have won 661 awards in national disciplines competitions and 1072 awards at provincial level. The average employment rate of graduates is more than 95%. They have been awarded "Advanced Units for Employment of College Graduates in Sichuan Province". The school has built Zhanglan College, a top-notch training base for innovative talents. The College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is the first "Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Course Experimental Center" in China, which has been approved by the state for creating space. The school ranks 115th in the list of entrepreneurship competitiveness of China's public universities in 2018.

Focusing on the strategic layout of national economic and social development, especially regional major development, scientific research schools focus on adapting to regional industrial agglomeration areas, key pillar industries and emerging industries to continuously improve the level of scientific research services and support capabilities. At present, 11 provincial and ministerial science and technology platforms have been built. Since 2012, it has undertaken 10 national key R&D plans and major projects, 143 other national projects and 357 provincial and ministerial projects. From 2016 to 2018, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) has set up 20 projects for three consecutive years, ranking the top ten in Sichuan universities, and in 2017, the National Social Science Foundation has set up 10 projects, ranking the sixth in Sichuan universities. Over 100 million yuan was spent on scientific research for two consecutive years from 2017 to 2018. Ninety-two scientific research awards at the provincial and ministerial levels and above were awarded, one of which was awarded the second prize for national scientific and technological progress in 2014, and one was selected as the National Library of Philosophical and Social Sciences Achievements in 2015. SCI 804, CSSCI 467, 684 patents were granted. The Chinese Journal of Antibiotics sponsored by Chuankang University ranks the top ten in the core journals of pharmacy in China. Professor Wang Qingyuan was selected as China's "highly cited scholars" for four consecutive years in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, and won the second prize of the National Natural Science Award in 2018. In the international natural index ranking published by Natural Publishing Group in early 2018, schools rank 187 in mainland China and sixth in Sichuan universities. Academician Zhou Honghao's workstation of the Chinese Academy of Engineering was established to develop new individualized diagnostic and therapeutic technologies supported by gene detection. Since 2016, five post-doctoral students have entered the school's post-doctoral practice base and received three support from China's post-doctoral fund.

International Exchange and Local Service Schools plan their development with international standards and world vision, comprehensively promote the opening of education to the outside world, make every effort to deepen the integration of industry and education, science and education, promote the effective link between talent training and industrial chain and innovation chain, and constantly improve the level of deep integration and coordinated development with regional economy and society. At present, the Confucius Institute is co-established with the University of New Hampshire in the United States. It actively promotes Chinese language education and Chinese culture. It is the second University in the province to establish Confucius Institute overseas. Over the past five years, there have been more than 1300 overseas students, nearly 40 countries of origin, and more than 2000 students in Sino-foreign cooperative school-running projects, Sino-foreign joint training projects and inter-school exchange projects. The school has signed a memorandum of cooperation with more than 30 universities abroad. Over the past five years, more than 300 foreign experts have come to work or lecture. Through cooperation and exchanges between schools and foreign universities, Chengdu has established international friendship with Chiang Mai Prefecture in Thailand and Hamilton City in New Zealand. In 2016, the school was elected as the Secretary-General unit of "Chengdu International Friendship City University Alliance". Princess Shi Lintong of the Kingdom of Thailand was employed as an honorary professor; in 2017, the Thai Research Center was selected as the national and regional research center of the Ministry of Education; in 2018, Guan Guoxing, a specially appointed foreign expert, won the highest honorary award of the national foreign expert - "Chinese Government Friendship Award". The school has established strategic cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Xinhua Three Groups and Chengdu's districts (cities), counties and municipal departments. The cooperation includes Chengdu Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agric




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ultural Sciences, Xinhua Three IT College, Chengdu Journalism College, Tianfu Cultural Research Institute, Chengdu Documentation Center, Chengdu Football College and Chengdu Research. Academy, Chengdu Tourism Research Institute, Chengdu Institute of Conference and Exhibition Economic Development, Chengdu Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry Technology, etc. The school has the only National Research Center for the development of early childhood sports.

With a view to the future, all the faculty and staff of the school will be united and enterprising, adhere to the leadership of the Party, adhere to the spirit of the National Education Congress, implement the spirit of "taking this as the foundation", accelerate comprehensive reform, further integrate Chengdu's world cultural city construction and accelerate the construction. Chengdu Innovation University, Open University and Window University will make unremitting efforts to build a high-level application-oriented comprehensive university that matches the status of the central city at the national level as soon as possible.

(Data on this page is updated in January 2019)