Central South University

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Introduction to Central South University

Central South University (中南大学, CSU) is located in Changsha City, Hunan Province, which is a famous historical and cultural city in China. It covers an area of 3.17 million square meters, with a building area of 2.09 million square meters. It crosses the two sides of the Xiangjiang River, depends on the Weiwei Yuelu and faces the surging Xiangshui River. It has a quiet and elegant environment and pleasant scenery. It is an ideal garden for learning.

Central South University is one of the national key universities directly under the Ministry of education, the first batch of key construction universities of the “211 Project”, the first batch of high-level universities jointly built by the Ministry and province of the “985 Project” and the first batch of leading universities of the “2011 plan”. In September 2017, it was selected as a construction University of the world-class universities. Yi Hong, Secretary of the Party committee and Tian Hongqi, President of the University.

Central South University was formed by the merger of Hunan Medical University, Changsha Railway College and Central South University of technology in April 2000. The former Central South University of technology was founded in 1952 as the former Central South Institute of mining and metallurgy, and the former Changsha Railway University as the former Central South Institute of civil engineering and architecture in 1953. The main disciplines of the two universities were traced back to the mining and road Sciences of Hunan University of higher industry founded in 1903. The former Hunan Medical University, formerly known as Xiangya Medical College founded in 1914, is one of the earliest Western medical colleges and universities in China.

Central South University adheres to the accumulation of one hundred years of running a school, conforms to the general trend of China’s higher education system reform, carries forward the university spirit with the core of “unity of knowledge and practice, application of the world”, strives to carry out the school spirit of “being kind, seeking truth, aestheticism and tolerance”, adheres to its own characteristics of running a school, serves the major needs of the country and the society, advances in unity, reforms and innovates, pursues excellence, and has great comprehensive strength and overall level Frame up.

The school has a complete range of disciplines, including non-ferrous metals, medicine, rail transit and other discipline systems, covering 10 university disciplines such as philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, medicine, management and art, radiating military science. At present, there are 6 national key disciplines of first level disciplines, 12 national key disciplines of second level disciplines, 1 national key (cultivation) discipline, 61 national key clinical specialties, 30 second level colleges, 106 undergraduate majors, 35 first level disciplines authorized for doctoral degree, 46 first level disciplines authorized for master degree, 6 authorized classes for doctoral degree, and 30 authorized classes for master degree, There are 30 post doctoral research stations. Materials science, engineering, clinical medicine, chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology, biology and biochemistry, neuroscience and behavior, mathematics, computer science, molecular biology and genetics, general theory of social science, immunology, psychiatry and psychology, geoscience, environmental science and ecology and other 15 disciplines (basic scientific indicators) rank first in the world, Among them, materials science and engineering rank in the top 1 ‰ in the world; there are three large-scale Class-A general hospitals and Xiangya dental hospital, Affiliated Tumor Hospital, Haikou hospital and Zhuzhou Hospital of Xiangya Medical College, which enjoy the reputation of “South Xiangya”.

The school adheres to the strategy of strengthening the school with talents and has strong teachers. There are 2 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 14 academicians of the Chinese Academy of engineering, 52 distinguished and lecture professors of the Yangtze River scholars award program, 23 winners of the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars, 24 leading talents of the national “ten thousand talents program”, 19 chief scientists of the 973 program (including 2 youth programs), more than 1700 professors and corresponding personnel with senior professional titles, enjoying special government benefits There are 423 paste experts and 1 National University Huang Danian style teacher team.

The school adheres to morality, quality first, and strives to explore and improve the new mode of talent training. There are more than 57000 full-time students, including 34000 undergraduates, 22000 postgraduates and more than 1300 overseas students. It has successively obtained 57 national excellent courses, 8 national teaching teams and 8 national experimental teaching demonstration centers. We took the lead in setting up innovative senior engineering talent experimental class in China, and became a pilot University of education and training program for excellent engineers, doctors and legal talents of the Ministry of education. The university is one of the first universities in China to carry out eight-year medical education (doctor’s degree), and also the first university in China to train master’s degree students of “integration of technology and technology” for active service officers for the military. The university has been selected as one of the first batch of typical experience universities for graduates’ employment and the national innovation demonstration base for mass entrepreneurship, becoming 10 most popular universities among China’s top 100 enterprises.

The school adheres to targeting the major needs of the country and society, promotes collaborative innovation, and actively serves the main battlefield of national economic construction and national defense modernization. The university has 27 national innovation platforms, including 2 national key laboratories, 6 national engineering research centers, 2 national engineering technology research centers, 6 national engineering laboratories, 1 national defense science and Technology Key Laboratory, 1 National Engineering and innovation capacity building platform, 3 national clinical medicine research centers, and 4 national international joint research centers, which take the lead and participate in the establishment Two national “2011 collaborative innovation centers”. Since 2000, the university has won 101 National Science and technology three awards, including 16 national science and technology first prize (first prize), and 9 projects have been selected as “top ten scientific and technological progress of Chinese universities”.

The University adheres to the principle of open education and active international cooperation and exchanges. It has established long-term cooperative relations with more than 200 universities and scientific research institutions in more than 30 countries and regions, including the United States, Britain, Australia, Canada, Japan, France, Germany and Russia, and has carried out extensive cooperation in production, teaching and research with many multinational enterprise groups. At present, more than 100 countries and regions from overseas students in school.

The school always adheres to the president responsibility system under the leadership of the Party committee, firmly holds the correct direction of running the school, comprehensively improves the scientific level of the party construction and ideological and political work of the school, and provides a strong ideological, political and organizational guarantee for the reform, development and stability. The school has been rated as the National Advanced University of Party construction and ideological and political work, the national advanced unit of spiritual civilization construction, the national advanced typical unit of grassroots ideological and political work, and the national civilized unit.

The construction and development of the school has been warmly cared and fully affirmed by the party and state leaders. In recent years, more than 20 party and state leaders, including nine members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, including General Secretary Xi Jinping, have visited the school successively, giving high praise to the school’s reform and innovation, talent training, scientific research, social services and other work.

Today’s Central South University is shouldering the historical responsibility of building a national high-level university. It is based in Hunan, facing the whole country and looking at the world, accelerating the comprehensive reform and connotative development of the University, striving to build a world-class university with distinctive characteristics, and making greater contributions to the realization of the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation!


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