Shandong University (SDU)is a
combination of three universities of former Shandong University , Shandong
Medical University (SMU)and Shandong University of Technology(SUT). The
merger of this new university was on July 22, 2000, under the approval
of the Ministry of Education. The University will be under the direct
supervision of the Ministry of Education and the joint construction and
administration of Shandong Provincial Government.
After this merger, Shandong University
offers courses covering nine major fields, namely Philosophy, Economics,
Literature, Law, Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Management with 43
doctoral programs, 133 graduate programs and 8 post-doctoral mobile stations,
which are respectively 59%, 32% and 42% of the total of Shandong Province.
The University has 34 key disciplines and 23 key laboratories of the state,
Ministry of Education and Shandong Province. There are 27,000 full- time
students on campus, including 24,000 undergraduates and 3000 graduate
students and there are additionally over 14,000 students under continuous
education programs. Among 7922 faculty members and school employees, there
are 718 professors and 217 doctoral supervisors. The University covers
an area of over 3,300 hectares with 1.1 million square meters of infrastructure.
The University owns a large number of equipment and instrument with a
total value of 38 billion RMB and houses more than 3.55 million volumes
of books in the libraries.
Under the leadership and support
of both the Ministry of Education and the government of Shandong Province,
the new Shandong University will make full play of all its advantages
and take full measures to build itself into a more important comprehensive
university in China.
The East Campus (The former Shandong
University )(SDU) founded in 1901, under the direct supervision of the
State Education Commission of China, is a key comprehensive university
offering courses both in liberal arts and sciences, and one of the universities
with the longest history in China.
The main campuses are located in
Jinan,the Capital City of Shandong Province, covering an area of 100 hectares
with the floorspace of the buildings amounting to 500,000 square meters.
SDU is comprised of 14 schools, 45 departments, 56 undergraduate specialities,
57 graduate specialities, 17 doctoral specialities and 3 post-doctoral
mobile stations. The Mathematics Department, Physics Department, and Chinese
Language and Literature Department have been selected by the State Education
Commission as the national talent-training bases for the teaching and
research of basic disciplines.
SDU has more than 10,000 students
on campus, and over 2,000 faculty members, among whom over 1,000 are professors
and associate professors.
SDU has established an experimental
center, an audio-visual instruction center, a computer center, a University
Press, and nearly 100 research institutes and laboratories. Among them,
the Crystal Materials Institute and the Fermentation Engineering Laboratory
are the key national laboratories. The Colloid and Interface Chemistry
Laboratory is a national one opening to the outside world.
The university library houses a
collection of over 2.2 million volumes of books, and about 5,000 journals
and periodicals in Chinese and other languages.
In recent years, 101 scientific
research projects have reached international levels,188 have reached the
national levels, and 464 items have received national, provincial and
SDU has established long-term collegiate
relations with 30 famous universities/colleges, respectively in the United
States, Japan, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, the Republic of Korea,
and other countries. It has conducted cultural and educational exchanges
and cooperation with over 100 universities and academic organizations
in the world.
With the approval of the Ministry
of Education (now the State Education Commission), SDU established a branch
campus in Weihai, a beautiful coastal city, in 1984. Weihai Branch faces
the sea on three sides and the mountains on one side. About 2,000 students
are studying on Weihai campus now.
The West Campus (The former Shandong
Medical University ) Shandong Medical University, located at Jinan the
famous Spring City and the capital of Shandong Province, can trace its
heritage back to the establishment of Medical College of Qilu Christian
University in 1911 by the American, British and Canadian missionary groups.
As one of the earliest school of western medicine, it experienced amalgamation
of other medical institutions in the past and it is now the largest medical
institution in Shandong Province in terms of its responsibilities of medical
education, medical research and medical care. It is also one of the eleven
key medical schools out of 136 in China and is under the direct administration
of the Ministry of Health of the P.R.China.
facts and figures:
△ Campus area 420,000 square meters
△ Building area 195,000 square meters
△ Collection of books 220,000 (books in Chinese) 87,000 (books in foreign
languages)& journals 22,000 (journals in Chinese) 65,000 (journals in
△ Total Funding 94,000,000 yuan, 1999
△ Research funding 11,440,000 yuan, 1999
△ Number of Students ( 1999 academic year) 972(diploma) 2872 (undergraduate)
5237(adult for diploma) 546 (adult for undergraduate 526 (master degree)
202 (Ph.D )
△ Colleges and Faculties: College of Medicine; Faculty of Nursing; College
of Preventive Medicine; Faculty of Stomatology; College of Pharmacology;
College of Continuous Education
△ Number of Faculties: Full professor 113; A/Professor 225; Lecturer 226;
Teaching Assistant 119
△ Programs: Diploma programs: Clinical medicine; Nursing Undergraduate
programs: Medicine; Pharmacology; Preventive Medicine; Stomatology Postgraduate
programs Master degree and Ph.D. degree Post-doctoral Program:Clinical
△ Research Institute and center: The State otolaryngology Institute of
P.R.China ; Medical Education Research Center
△ Academic Journals: Journal of Shandong Medical University (Medical Sciences);
Journal of Shandong Medical university (Social Sciences); Journal of Pre-clinical
Medicine College of Shandong Medical University; Current Advances in Gynecology
△ Universities and medical institutions with affiliation and exchange
relations: Chandler Medical Center of University of Kentucky; Wakayama
Medical University; Medical School of Queensland University; Kennedy International
Center of Bringham Young University; Dental School of Korea University;
Hartfor Hospital of Connecticut
The South Campus (The Former Shandong
University of Technology ) Located at the foot of Qianfo Mountain in the
spring city-Jinan, Shandong University of Technology (SUT) covers an area
of 1783 mu (130 hectres), with 370 million m2 building space.
The birth of SUT was on Nov. 1,
1949 with its original name as Shandong Provincial Industrial Special
Training School. In July, 1951, its name was changed to Shandong Institute
of Engineering. Again on Nov. 13, 1983, the formal name of Shandong University
of Technology was given and it is widely recognized as the biggest comprehensive
technological key university in Shandong Province.
Shandong University consists of 31 schools/colleges and a graduate school. Courses are offered in 11 main academic disciplines: philosophy, economics, law, literature, history, natural sciences, engineering, management, medicine, education and military. There are 104 undergraduate degree programs, 209 master degree programs, 127 doctoral degree programs, and 15 post-doctorate mobile stations. In addition, there are 7 professional master's degree programs in law, business management, engineering, clinical medicine, public health, dentistry and public administration respectively. The student population totals to about 95,000, of which 40,978 are fulltime students, 10,755 are postgraduate students, and over 1,000 are international students.
An innovative and forward-looking
university, SUT fully carry out education policy and has made great achievements
in teaching, research, campus industry, subjects and degree program construction,
teaching team building, cooperation programs between universities abroad
and university logistics.
SUT has won various national prizes
such as student management, student moral education, foreign affairs,
auditing, and etc.
On November 28, 1996 SUT successfully
passed the departmental preliminary evaluation of "211 Project", and became
one of the 100 universities which had been chosen to be developed emphatically
by the state government in 2lst century .At present, encouraged by this
great success ,all the students and faculty staff of Shandong University
of Technology have made up their minds to take this opportunity to deepen
the reform of the university ,advance its development, and further develop
quality teaching，academic and administrative efficiency so as to realize
their general development goal of "211 Project", which is: by the year
2000, to develop SUT into a comprehensive university combining science
and technology ;to make it the top university of its kind in China and
world famous in specialized discipline ;to be the most advanced technical
training base and scientific and technological research and design base
in Shandong Province so as to fully serve the economic and social development
of the Province.
Shandong University has established extensive relationships with its counterparts and the society. The International Office of Shandong University is a university administrative body devoted to promotion of academic linkage between Shandong University and other universities around the world. It aims at developing and expanding international cooperation and exchanges with educational institutions and organizations from other countries. Its responsibilities also include planning of university's internationalization policy and supervising implementation of the various cooperative and exchange programs within the university.
Shandong University is a higher learning institution open to the world. Over the years, Shandong University has established a broad international network for educational cooperation and has signed exchange agreements with over 70 universities from over 50 countries. The university remains active in academic cooperation and exchanges with over 100 educational and research institutions worldwide. The university becomes an important education base for international students. Since 1980, Shandong University has received over 10,000 students from over 60 countries.
The History of Shandong University
1901 Jinan, Shandong Metropolitan University
1904 Jinan, Shandong Institution of Higher Learning
1911 Jinan, School Of Higher Learning
1914 Jinan, Shandong Provincial Law and Politics College Shandong Provincial Industrial College Shandong Provincial Commercial College
1920 Jinan, Shandong Provincial Medical College Shandong Provincial College of Mineralogy
1924 Qingdao, Qingdao University (Private) 1926 Jinan, Shandong Provincial University
1932 Qingdao, National Shandong University
1938 Sichuan, University Property Protection Committee of National Shandong University
1937-1945 Japanese Invasion Period
1944 Jiangsu, The Huazhong Construction University
1945 Linyi County, Linyi Shandong University
1946 Qingdao, National Shandong University
1948 Weixian County, the Huadong (East China) University
1951 Qingdao, Shandong University
1956 Qingdao, Qingdao Medical College
1959 Qingdao, Shandong Ocean College (Today, Qingdao Ocean University)
1958 Jinan, Shandong University
1970 Qufu, The Departments of liberal arts moved to Qufu to build Shandong university, combining with Qufu Teachers College
1970 Tai'an, The Department of Biology moved to Tai'an and became part of the Shandong Agricultural College
1970 Jinan, the Department of Science and the Administration staying at Jinan built into Shandong University of Science and Technology in its present site
1974 Jinan, Shandong University
1984 Weihai, Shandong University Weihai Branch
2000 witnessed the merger of Shandong University with Shandong Medical University and Shandong University of Technology, resulting in the emergence of a new ,large scale Shandong University with enhanced strength and expanded academic disciplines.
The Detailed Information of Weihai Shandong University
Official Website: http://www.sdu.edu.cn/
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