Established in 1906, Jinan University was the first university established by the Chinese goverment to recruit overseas Chinese students. Now being the No.1 university in international students in mainland China, Jinan University is committed to foster a culture of openness, diversity and creativity in our community and students.
JNU has five campuses in three cities -- Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai -- closely connected by Pearl River Delta transportation. The main campus is in Guangzhou.
1,999 full-time faculty members
750 associate professors
499 doctoral advisors
1,067 postgraduate tutors.
Schools, Departments and Programs
34 schools and 62 departments
89 undergraduate programs
37 first-level master’s degree programs
15 first-level doctoral programs
24 professional degrees
ESI (Essential Statistic Indicator) Top 1%: engineering, chemistry, clinical medicine, pharmacology and toxicology, material biology, biochemistry
MOE (Ministry of Education) Discipline Ranking Top 20: Chinese language and literature, finance, accounting, journalism and communication, traditional Chinese pharmacology, statistics, fundamental medicine, optical engineering
JNU recruits students from 31 provinces (or municipalities, autonomous regions) in mainland China. With 94 admissions offices in 59 countries, JNU is the first choice for overseas Chinese students and students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.
23,421 full-time undergraduates
9,440 graduate students: 1,259 Ph.D. candidates and 8,181 master’s degree candidates
Students come from more than 100 countries and regions around the world. JNU has more than 11,000 students from overseas, the largest number in the country.
China Scholarship Council (CSC) program approved university
2,477 international students: 1,529 undergraduates and 948 graduate students
More than 30 key research institutes (3 national institutes)
11 joint labs established with the USA, Canada, Germany and Hong Kong
Ranks high among the China’s universities in the number of national (social) science research programs
Fully connected, high-speed campus network
More than 3.6 million books, 152 Chinese and foreign databases
JNU has established relationships with 271 universities and research institutes in 50 countries, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and has more than 250 sister universities. It has built a joint institute with the University of Birmingham, which will soon start recruiting students, and a Confucius Institute with Rhodes University in South Africa.
(Last modified: September 2016)