Guangzhou University

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Introduction to Guangzhou University

Guangzhou University (GZU) is a comprehensive university named after the “Guangzhou”, a national central city. It was merged in 2000 and has a tradition of more than 90 years. The school firmly grasps the state to promote the construction of first-class universities and first-class disciplines, as well as the construction opportunities of high-level universities in Guangdong Province and Guangzhou City, adheres to the international academic frontier, faces the major strategic needs of the country, faces the needs of the country and regional economic and social needs, and actively connects Guangzhou and Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan District construction, docking Guangzhou and Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan District innovation, docking Guangzhou and Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan District, open to reform, pioneering and enterprising, high-quality development, is a high-level university key discipline construction project in Guangdong Province, ” To build a university with a high-level key discipline, and a high-level university in Guangzhou to build a university.


The school has two campuses, University City and Guihuagang. There are 34,241 full-time students in the school, including 30024 undergraduates and 4,217 doctoral students. The school has a complete range of disciplines and comprehensive, with 26 colleges and universities covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management, and art. It has 8 first-level doctoral authorization points and doctoral degree authorization points, 3 post-doctoral research stations, 31 first-level master’s degree programs, and 19 master’s degree programs. In 2018, there are 63 undergraduate admissions majors.

The school takes the service economy and social development needs as its own responsibility, adheres to the discipline drive, leads the connotation development, and the discipline level is rapidly improved. In accordance with the “strengthening of science and technology, doing excellent arts, special education” ideas, optimize the professional layout of disciplines, focusing on the construction of intelligent manufacturing engineering, mobile data science and engineering, life sciences and health, urban underground space development projects, South China geography and environment and city 5 science and engineering departments such as sustainable development and Lingnan culture and art, modern finance and modern service industry, etc. 2 humanities and social sciences science platform (referred to as “5+2” subject platform), formed by civil engineering, mathematics, cyberspace security And the four major “construction-oriented” key construction disciplines, 14 provincial key disciplines, and a number of municipal key disciplines. The two disciplines of engineering and computer science entered the top 1% of ESI worldwide. Twenty-four subjects entered the Shanghai Soft Science “2018 China’s Best Subjects” list.

The school is committed to cultivating innovative talents. The school adheres to the status of undergraduate talent training center, and cultivates people with the socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era. It is committed to cultivating high-quality innovative talents with both ability and political integrity, homeland feelings, broad vision, and love sports, art, and development. . There are 5 national-level specialty programs, 1 national-level professional comprehensive reform pilot program, 1 national-level talent training model innovation experimental zone, 1 national-level university student practice teaching base, 11 national-level quality courses and national-level boutique open Course, 1 national teaching team, 1 national teaching teacher, 4 national teaching achievement awards; 58 provincial quality courses, 39 provincial teaching teams, 39 provincial teaching achievement awards, provincial teaching teachers 9 people. Adhere to the integration of innovation and entrepreneurship education into the whole process of talent cultivation, and the “Three Chuangying” collective creation space has been approved for the national-level creation space. In the past three years, 68 student entrepreneurship teams have been hatched, and 42 innovative companies have been registered. The scores of students in the “Internet +”, “Challenge Cup” and “Creating Youth” are among the top universities in Guangdong and even in the same country. It has high-level art groups such as Guangzhou Ballet and Guangzhou Song and Dance Troupe.

The university insists on strengthening the school of talents, building a first-class faculty, and has a group of influential experts and scholars at home and abroad. At present, there are 2,890 teaching staff, including 1,942 teaching and research personnel, and 1,453 deputy senior titles. There are 6 full-time academicians and 9 academicians; 64 national level talents such as “Yangtze Scholar”, “Jieqing”, “Youqing”, “Million Plan”, and “New Century Excellent Talents” of the Ministry of Education; It has 22 provincial talents including Zhujiang Talent Plan, Special Support Plan, Zhujiang Scholars and Provincial Jieqing; 15 high-level scientific research and innovation teams have been formed. The school adheres to scientific and technological innovation, serves the national strategy and regional economic and social development, and further enhances scientific research and innovation capabilities. In 2017 and 2018, it won the national “13th Five-Year Plan” major key R&D plan project for two consecutive years. In 2018, it won 144 national self-funded fund projects, ranking 73rd in the country; 30 projects were approved by the National Social Science Fund Project, ranking 27th in the country; and 385 patents were granted. There are 3 national-level scientific research platforms (including breeding bases), 51 provincial-level (including provincial-level universities)-level scientific research platforms, one national-level “2011 Collaborative Innovation Center” cultivation and construction project in Guangdong Province, and one collaborative innovation center in Guangdong Province. And one collaborative innovation and development center. A number of important research platforms, such as the Engineering Earthquake Research Center, the Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering Research Institute, the Network Space Advanced Technology Research Institute, and the Dawan District Environmental Research Institute, have been established. A number of important achievements have been well applied in the Guangzhou Tower and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.

International Cooperation

The school insists on opening schools. Focus on the construction of Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao and Dawan District and the “Belt and Road Initiative” to accelerate the process of internationalization. The school actively promotes international talent training, international research cooperation, international teacher construction, and international cultural exchanges. It has established cooperative relationships with 200 universities and research institutes in 31 countries and regions. Each year, about 700 students are sent to Cambridge University, University of Washington, University of California San Diego, University of Cincinnati, and other universities to exchange studies with the Wesleyan College of the United States, the University of Padua, Italy, and the University of Mazanda, Iran to open Confucius Institutes, and Hong Kong. The University of Science and Technology cooperated in the preparation of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) and initiated the establishment of the Guangzhou International Friendship University Alliance.

Guangzhou University will adhere to Xi Jinping’s new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics as the guidance, adhere to the direction of socialist education; base on Guangzhou, relying on the economic and social development of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan District, strengthen the service-innovative country construction, and serve the Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao and Dawan District countries Strategy and service Guangzhou’s mission to lead a global city, adhering to the development concept of “connotation construction, innovation leading, characteristic development, open education”, pursuing academic excellence, cultivating high-quality innovative talents, and building the school into a depth of urban development in Guangzhou Convergence, struggling with the status of Guangzhou city, and striving for high-level universities with disciplines, urban areas and international characteristics.



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