Jilin University

Jilin University


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Introduction to Jilin University

Jilin University (吉林大学, website) is a national key comprehensive university directly under the Ministry of Education, located in Changchun City, Jilin Province. The school was founded in 1946, and was listed as a national key university in 1960. It became one of the first 22 universities to establish graduate schools in 1984. It was first approved by the State Education Commission’s “211 Project” in 1995 and was included in “2001” “985 Project” is a national key university. In 2004, it was approved as a school directly managed by the central government. In 2017, it was selected as a national first-class university construction university.

In 2000, the former Jilin University, Jilin University of Technology, Bethune Medical University, Changchun University of Science and Technology, and Changchun University of Posts and Telecommunications merged to form the new Jilin University. In 2004, the former People’s Liberation Army Quartermaster University was transferred and incorporated.

Jilin University has 50 colleges, covering 12 university disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and art; There are 48 authorized doctoral degrees for second-level disciplines, 2 authorized doctoral degrees for cross-disciplinary disciplines, 61 authorized master’s degrees for first-level disciplines, 44 post-doctoral research stations, and 4 national key disciplines (covering 17 secondary disciplines) ), 15 national key disciplines and 4 national key (cultivation) disciplines. The ESI rankings of 14 disciplines (fields) entered the top 1% of the world, of which 2 disciplines ranked the top 1 ‰ of the world.

Jilin University has a strong faculty with 6,603 teachers, including 2233 professors. There are 11 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 53 academicians of dual appointments, 7 senior professors of philosophy and social sciences, 15 members of the Disciplinary Evaluation Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, 39 candidates for the “Ten Thousand People Program”, and 7 national teaching teachers. 5 chief experts of the Central Marxist theoretical research and construction project, 6 chief scientists of the national “973” plan (including major scientific research programs), 15 middle-aged and young experts with outstanding contributions from the country, and the national “Billion Talent Project” “32 experts were selected, 68 were selected by the Ministry of Education” Changjiang Scholar Award Scheme “, 37 were awarded by the National Outstanding Youth Fund, 37 were awarded by the National Excellent Youth Fund, and 90 were selected by the” Changbaishan Scholar “in Jilin Province.

Jilin University has 5 national key laboratories, 1 national engineering laboratory, 6 national and local joint engineering laboratories, 1 national engineering technology research center, 6 key humanities and social science research bases of the Ministry of Education, and key experiments of the Ministry of Education 12 laboratories (including 2 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education), 5 Engineering Research Centers of the Ministry of Education, 2 Cooperative Innovation Centers of the Ministry of Education, 1 Ministry of Education Field Scientific Observation and Research Station, 1 other Ministry 21 key laboratories. The school has undertaken a large number of national, provincial and ministerial scientific research projects and produced a number of high-tech achievements with good industrialization prospects and high technological content.

Jilin University has 73942 full-time students, including 8420 doctoral students, 20164 masters, 41988 undergraduates, 832 junior college students, 132 preparatory students, and 2406 international students. At present, the university has established cooperative relations with 299 universities and research institutions in 40 countries and regions. Among them, 45 in the top 100 in the world and 66 in the top 200. The school has established 39 Chinese-foreign cooperation platforms in cooperation with universities and research institutions in 12 countries.

Jilin University currently has 7 campuses in 6 campuses. The campus covers an area of more than 6.11 million square meters, and the school building covers an area of 2.76 million square meters. The school has a Zhuhai campus in Zhuhai, covering an area of more than 3.33 million square meters. The school library has a collection of 7.84 million volumes, which have been identified as the collections of UNESCO, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the World Bank. The Northeast China Center for Chinese Higher Education Document Security System (CALIS), approved by the Ministry of Education, is one of the seven centers in China.

Jilin University’s development strategy is “academic university, talented school, innovative school, open and active school, and culturally honored school”. The goal is to build a domestic first-class and internationally renowned high-level research university by 2020, close to Ranked among the world’s top universities. Become an important base for the cultivation of high-quality innovative talents, high-level scientific research and achievement transformation, high-quality social services, high-start international exchanges and cooperation, and advanced cultural guidance, which play an important role in national and regional economic and social development; Universities that make teachers and staff proud, highly praised by society, and widely recognized by the world. By the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the university, Jilin University will be built into a world-class university with Chinese characteristics.

In the process of building a world-class university, Jilin University will strive to make a difference in caring for the country’s destiny and serving the country’s strategy to satisfy the party and the country; shouldering social responsibilities and meeting the increasing demands of the society for quality higher education Some progress has been made to satisfy the broad masses of the people; we have made achievements in adhering to the people-oriented principle, realizing the maintenance, development, and development of the fundamental interests of the school’s teachers and students, and making the teachers and students satisfied.


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