Introduction to Huaqiao University
Huaqiao University (华侨大学，website) was founded in 1960 in the famous hometown of overseas Chinese in Quanzhou, Fujian Province. It is the first university in China named after the “Overseas Chinese”. In 1983, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China determined that Huaqiao University was a “nationally-supported university”. In 1997, the original Jimei Overseas Chinese Student Tutoring School, located in Jimei School Village, Xiamen, Fujian Province, was incorporated into Huaqiao University and renamed Huaqiao University Huawen College. In 2003, the school was awarded an excellent grade in the evaluation of the first batch of undergraduate teaching work in the Ministry of Education. In 2006, the Xiamen campus was officially opened. In 2018, the school was selected as a “double-class” construction university in Fujian Province.
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Huaqiao University is directly under the leadership of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and is one of the first universities in New China to implement the board of directors system. The school’s board of directors is from overseas Chinese, Hong Kong and Macao compatriots, returned overseas Chinese and other famous people.
Huaqiao University has always adhered to the policy of “going overseas, facing Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan”, adhering to the mission of “serving Chinese for overseas Chinese and spreading Chinese culture”, and implementing the school-running philosophy of “communicating with China and foreign countries and cultivating talents” to cultivate various cultures at home and abroad. There are more than 200,000 outstanding talents, of which more than 50,000 alumni are located in different places abroad, mainly concentrated in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan and countries along the Maritime Silk Road. They have become friendly ambassadors for promoting exchanges and cooperation between China and foreign countries.
Huaqiao University has 28 teaching colleges and 94 undergraduate majors, 10 of which have passed engineering education certification. The school has 27 first-level master’s degree programs, 2 second-level discipline master’s programs, 20 professional degree master programs, 8 first-level doctoral programs, 2 second-level doctoral programs, and 5 post-doctoral mobile stations. The school has 12 disciplines such as philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and art. It forms a combination of arts and sciences, science and engineering, engineering and management, and coordinated development. Disciplinary system. The strength of the school’s discipline has been steadily improved. There are 41 national key disciplines, provincial and ministerial key disciplines, and 17 peak plateau disciplines in Fujian Province. The three disciplines of engineering, materials science and chemistry have entered the top 1% of ESI global rankings. In December 2017, the Ministry of Education announced the ranking of 16 national first-level disciplines in the national university academic evaluation rankings. 2018 Soft Science China’s Best University Rankings Our school ranks 28th in the list of China’s best universities, and the 86th overall list. SoftSoft officially released the list of 2018 “China’s Best Subjects Ranking”, including 93 first-level disciplines. There are 4,999 subjects in 460 universities in mainland China. The school has 20 subjects in this year (19 in 2017) In the list of subjects, the number of subjects on the list is ranked 83rd.
Huaqiao University has a strong faculty. There are 1792 teachers. Huaqiao University has 25,551 full-time undergraduate students and 5,953 graduate students. There are 4,969 overseas Chinese, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and foreign students from more than 50 countries and regions. It is one of the universities with the largest number of overseas students. The school has always adhered to the Lidede people as the central link, and promoted the whole process of all employees to educate people in all aspects. In recent years, it has won the provincial-level teaching achievement award, the boutique online open course, the talent training mode innovation experimental zone and the teaching team, specialty specialty, etc. More than 100 landmark achievements.
Huaqiao University is a national university student cultural quality education base and a national model university for deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform. Graduates are highly praised by employers at home and abroad, and the employment rate has always been at the forefront of similar institutions. Students in the Global Architecture Graduation Design Competition, the German iF Design Competition, the American (International) College Students Mathematical Modeling Competition and other international competitions and the China “Internet +” College Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, the “Challenge Cup” National College Students Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Competition, “Challenge The results of the “China University Students Business Plan Competition, Model United Nations Conference Competition, National College Student Electronic Design Competition, National Software Professional Design and Entrepreneurship Competition, National University Student Structure Design Competition, National Undergraduate Industrial Design Competition, National College English Competition, etc. people. The school sports culture has a strong atmosphere. The student men’s basketball team won nine national championships in the 20th competition of the China University Basketball Association (CUBA). For the fourth consecutive period, it jointly organized the World University Students’ Three-on-Three Basketball League with the International College Sports Federation. In 2018, he won the global championship of the event and became the first college basketball team in China to win the men’s world championship in the event; Lin Dan, Xiaolong, Li Xueyu and other Chinese universities glory for the country at the Olympics; the school constantly optimizes the educational environment To enhance the campus cultural taste, and form a campus culture of “one yuan, multiple integration, and different”, and won the first prize of outstanding achievements in campus culture construction in the country for two consecutive years.
Huaqiao University attaches great importance to the improvement of innovation capabilities. The influence of high-level papers in universities continues to increase. In the latest natural index rankings in 2018, our school ranks 70th among mainland universities and ranks 426th among global universities. In 2018, Thames Higher Education officially released the list of world universities. Among them, our school ranks 65th among mainland universities. In the 2018 National Development and Reform Commission, the school ranked second in the “Belt and Road” domestic university think tank influence ranking.
Huaqiao University actively carries out international exchanges and cooperation, and its internationalization features are distinct. It has signed inter-school cooperation agreements with more than 200 colleges and universities in more than 50 countries and regions on five continents. The school is a Chinese government scholarship to study in China. It has established 84 offices or admissions institutions around the world and has an international college with full English instruction.
Huaqiao University is the Chinese Language Education Base of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and the Ministry of Education approved the “Key Schools for Supporting Chinese Language Teaching in the Surrounding Countries”. It has established a series of Chinese education brand projects such as “Chinese Language Learning Course for Foreign Government Officials” and “Angolan Government Science and Technology Talent Class”.
HQU has formed a school-running pattern of two schools, with a total area of 2,147,800 square meters and a construction area of 1.073 million square meters. The school has a total of more than 472 million books and materials.
Standing at the historical starting point of the new era, Huaqiao University will always adhere to the development strategy of “Overseas Chinese Schools and Prestigious Schools”, taking the “double first-class” construction as an opportunity, unswervingly taking the road of connotation development, the road of characteristic school development, and strong talents. The school road will comprehensively improve the quality of personnel training and the overall level of running schools, further enhance the ability to serve overseas Chinese, serve the country’s economic and social development, and accelerate the construction of high-profile universities with distinctive characteristics and famous at home and abroad.
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