Nankai University

Nankai University


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Introduction to Nankai University

Nankai University (南开大学, website) is a key comprehensive university directly under the Ministry of Education. It started in 1904 and was established in 1919. The campus was blown up by the invading Japanese troops in 1937, and the school moved south. Southwest United University was formed in 1938 with Peking University and Tsinghua University.

After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Nankai University has become a national key university with equal emphasis on arts and sciences. Since the reform and opening up, Tianjin Institute of Foreign Trade and China Academy of Tourism Management have been incorporated one after another. With the support of the Ministry of Education and Tianjin, the school has developed into a comprehensive research university focused on the “211 Project” and “985 Project”. After the completion of the new campus in September 2015, three campuses were formed: Balitai Campus, Jinnan Campus, and TEDA College. In September 2017, Nankai University was selected as one of the 36 world-class universities in 42 national top-ranking universities.

It covers an area of 4,451,900 square meters, of which the Balitai campus covers 1,225,500 square meters, the Jinnan campus covers 2,459,900 square meters, and TEDA College covers an area of 67,200 square meters. The total building area of the school building is 1,197,600 square meters. In accordance with the principle of “independent school running and close cooperation”, the school is fully cooperating with Tianjin University.

Nankai University is one of the comprehensive and research universities with a complete range of domestic disciplines. In the process of running a school for a long time, it has formed a school with the characteristics of both science and art, a broad foundation, and outstanding application and innovation. There are 26 professional colleges covering disciplines such as literature, history, philosophy, economics, management, law, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, teaching, and art.

Nankai University has 86 undergraduate majors (including 18 national specialty majors). There are 30 first-level disciplines authorized by doctoral degrees, 12 first-level disciplines authorized by master’s degrees, 25 authorized master’s degree programs, 1 second-level doctoral programs not covered by first-level disciplines, and 28 post-doctoral research stations. There are 5 national “double first-class” construction disciplines, 6 first-level disciplines and 6 national key disciplines (covering 35 second-level disciplines), 9 second-level disciplines and 9 national first-level disciplines and Tianjin key disciplines.

Nankai University has 2 national key laboratories, 1 national engineering research center, 3 collaborative innovation centers in 2011, 7 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 3 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, and 2 joint laboratories for international cooperation of the Ministry of Education. 1 National Environmental Protection Key Laboratory, 5 National Experimental Teaching Demonstration Centers, 2 National Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Centers, 9 National Basic Disciplinary Talent Training and Scientific Research Bases, 1 National University Students’ Cultural Quality Education Base, 1 National 7 key research bases for humanities and social sciences in universities, 8 “111” innovation and intelligence introduction bases of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, 7 national and regional research bases of the Ministry of Education, 1 national innovation talent training demonstration base, and exemplary national international scientific and technological cooperation 4 bases. There are 18 key laboratories in Tianjin, 4 engineering technology centers in Tianjin, 8 experimental teaching demonstration centers in Tianjin colleges and universities, 1 construction of experimental teaching demonstration centers in Tianjin colleges and universities, and 22 international technology cooperation bases in Tianjin There are 9 key research bases for humanities and social sciences in Tianjin universities and 4 think tanks in Tianjin universities.

Nankai University has 2082 full-time teachers. Among them, there are 755 doctoral supervisors, 877 master supervisors, 812 professors and 834 associate professors. The university has 11 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 7 academicians of the Academy of Sciences of the developing countries, 42 special professors of the Yangtze River Scholars Award Program of the Ministry of Education, 16 lecture professors, 12 young scholars, and the National “Ten Thousand Talents Program” “18 leading talents, 8 young top talents, 17 national-level experts with outstanding contributions, 27 selected national” Billion Talent Projects “, 14 members of the Discipline Evaluation Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council,” Marxist theoretical research And construction engineering “, 11 chief experts, 29 main members, 18” 973 “and” 863 “chief scientists, 11 national key R & D project leaders, 49 winners of the” National Science Foundation for Outstanding Young People “, and” National 30 winners of the “Excellent Youth Science Fund”, 22 winners of the “Cross-Century Talent Fund” of the Ministry of Education, 164 winners of the “New Century Excellent Talents Support Program”, 9 winners of the “Young College Teacher Award” and “Teaching Teachers” There are 7 winners and 9 national teaching teams. 8 outstanding talents in Tianjin, 3 leading talents in Tianjin “Special Talent Development Support Plan”, 10 young talents, 5 leaders in high-level innovation and entrepreneurship teams, Tianjin ’s “131” innovative talent training project 61 people, 16 leaders of innovative talent team, 18 winners of “Tianjin Outstanding Youth Science Fund”, 35 winners of Tianjin Municipal Teaching Master Award, and 14 Tianjin-level teaching teams.

The University currently has 27,621 full-time students, including 15,862 undergraduates (435 international students), 8197 masters (483 international students), and 3562 doctoral students (114 international students). There were 74961 college students for network and 58600 undergraduates.

Nankai University is both a teaching center and a scientific research center, and has achieved a number of outstanding results recognized at home and abroad. Since 2007, he has won 4 second prizes in the National Natural Science Award, 1 second prize in the National Science and Technology Progress Award, 1 second prize in the National Technological Invention Award, 13 National Teaching Achievement Awards, 31 National Excellent Resource Sharing Courses, There are 15 video public courses, one won the Chinese Patent Excellence Award, two won the China Youth Science and Technology Award, and a total of one hundred outstanding doctoral dissertations nationwide were selected. 9 achievements won the 2017 Tianjin Science and Technology Award, 2 achievements won the 2017 Ministry of Education Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research (Science and Technology), and 2 invention patents won the 2017 Tianjin Patent Award. One achievement won the first prize of the 2017 China Industry-University-Research Cooperation Innovation Achievement Award, and two people won the 2017 China Industry-University-Research Cooperation Innovation Award (individual). Cao Xuetao’s team’s achievement “New Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Inflammatory Immune Response” was selected as the “Top Ten Scientific and Technological Advancements of Chinese Universities” in 2018; Chen Yongsheng’s team project “Organic Solar Cells with Photoelectric Conversion Efficiency of 12.7%” was selected as the “Top Ten Chinese Optical Progress 2017 “The micro-operation robot system for biomedical engineering” developed by Zhao Xin’s team was selected as the “2018 Top Ten Scientific and Technological Progress in Intelligent Manufacturing in China”. Professor Fang Yongchun (team) won the Chen Hanzheng Award, the first prize of Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Natural Science Award, and the Tianjin Patent Award.

From 2008 to 2017, Nankai University’s SCI papers have been cited by a total of 13,069 papers, with a total of 246,598 citations, ranking 16th; each article has been cited 18.87 times, and it has been cited more frequently throughout the country. Of universities ranked first.

Nankai University has a wide international influence. The university has established cooperation and exchange relationships with more than 320 internationally renowned universities and international academic institutions. The University has built 9 overseas Confucius Institutes, including the Confucius Institute at the University of Maryland, and was awarded the “Advanced Chinese Cooperative College of Confucius Institute” twice in 2012 and 2015. The school has undertaken the task of national Chinese language education and training, and launched a number of high-level overseas study programs such as the Oxford / Cambridge Summer Program. Schools and World Economic Forum (Davos Forum), Global University Leaders Forum (GULF), International Public University Forum (IFPU), International Public University Alliance (IAU), European University Charter, UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Committee (UNESCO- SAB), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and other international organizations have maintained close ties, and actively promoted in-depth cooperation with world-class universities by actively participating in various international organization activities.

Liupanshui Normal University won one silver award and one bronze award for charity business in the National Youth University Entrepreneurship Competition in 2018. Vigorously strengthen the construction of campus culture, the School History Museum is an outstanding cultural education base in Guizhou Province. In 2017, the school was rated as the “Provincial Civilized Campus”. In 2018, the school was rated as the National Outstanding News Propaganda Unit, the Outstanding Communication Award of the University and the National Outstanding Unit by the National Summer School “Three Travels to the Countryside” in Summer. In January, the school won the Excellent Class in Guizhou Province’s 2018 Ideological and Political Work Inspection.


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