Zhuhai College of Jilin University Since 2004
Introduction to Zhuhai College of Jilin University
After approval by the China Education Committee, Zhuhai College of Jilin University (吉林大学珠海校区, website, hereinafter referred to as JLUZH) was founded on May 18, 2004. As an independent institute, it is now cooperatively established and administered by Jilin University and Zhuhai Huazheng Education Investment Company, Ltd. on Zhuhai Campus of Jilin University. The physical campus is about 3.3 million square meters, with the building area occupying 570 thousand square meters. It has 13 departments, 6 schools, 3 teaching centers and 49 undergraduate majors, with a total student enrollment of around 30,000. According to The Evaluation Research Report on China’s Universities, compiled by Chinese University Alumni Alliance, JLUZH has held first place in the ranking of independent colleges in China from 2016 to 2018.
Zhuhai College of Jilin University has excellent teaching and living facilities, including academic buildings, a library, comprehensive lab, electromechanical lab, logistics lab, gym, swimming pool, stadium, golf course, basketball court and so on. The library, at 54000 square meters, is the largest in Asia and is a noticeable campus landmark. It has over 2.85 million books (including e-books), more than 2980 kinds of magazines and 18460 kinds of e-journals.
Zhuhai College of Jilin University focuses on strengthening the school with talented staff and attaches great importance to cultivating the teaching and research abilities of teaching faculties. It makes great efforts to enhance the faculty building, thus the professional capability of the faculty can be developed continuously. To broaden the international perspective of the faculty, JLUZH sends faculty abroad to conduct surveys, for scholarly visits as well as further education. It also employs foreign experts to teach at school.
Zhuhai College of Jilin University attaches great importance to international cooperation and exchange and has built partnerships with over 100 universities and colleges in U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan and has carried out various cooperation programs. It encourages and supports students to pursue studies abroad. Since 2008, it has sent over 2,200 students to U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, Sweden, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and Macau through dual degree programs, master’s degree programs, short-term study programs and exchange programs. It also sent more than 400 students to do internships or social research in international enterprises like Disneyland. Over 100 teacher delegations have been abroad to visit, attend conferences, do research and studies and sign agreements. Up to now, there have been over 1,000 international students from U.S., Australia, Russia, Sweden, France, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Spain, Russia, Venezuela, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, Yemen, Jordan, Nigeria, Hong Kong and Taiwan studying and living on the campus. Every year, JLUZH supports about 100 students who study abroad with deductions in tuition and fees. With this fast-increasing international cooperation and exchange, students can broaden their international horizons and become more competitive.
For the future, Zhuhai College of Jilin University will continue to develop the following: 3+1 joint education program, 2+2 dual degree program, 4+N master’s degree program and other forms of joint education programs and plans to send about 200 students to study abroad annually. At the same time, every year the school will promote the international internship program, which allows about 100 students to do their internship abroad or go for short-term study programs. JLUZH focuses on cultivating Young Core Teachers and sends a certain number of teachers abroad to study or to pursue doctoral degrees annually. JLUZH also actively works with overseas universities in cooperative research and has been collaborating with University of Gavle in Sweden under the framework of Linnaeus-Palme International Exchange Program.