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Jinan University

  • Category Public University
  • Attribute 211,985,first-class unversities and disciplines
  • City Guangzhou
  • Preponderant Discipline

    Economics, Engineering, History, Law, Literature, Medical Science, Pedagogy, Science, etc…

  • Key Majors

    Accounting, Applied Statistics, Biomedicine

  • Total Students 38,485
  • International Students /
  • Program Taught in English

    Chinese Studies

  • Monthly Living Cost(RMB) 1500
Bachelor Degree
Master Degree
Doctor Degree

Jinan University General Information

Jinan University is the first overseas Chinese college founded by the government in China. The school is currently a national "double first-class" construction university jointly established by the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee, the Ministry of Education, and Guangdong Province, and a key construction university of the national "211 Project" and "985 Platform". Directly under the management of the Central United Front Work Department. The school has five campuses in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Zhuhai, with its headquarters in Shipai, Guangzhou. Jinan University is one of the oldest universities in China. Jinan University has an important position in the history of higher education in China: the first overseas Chinese higher education institution founded by the state, one of the century-old schools whose name has always been used, the first batch of universities in the country to trial the credit system, and the first medical school in a comprehensive university. The university was the first to establish a research institution on overseas Chinese and Chinese issues and the first to establish a business university...

Jinan University Education

At present, the school has a complete range of disciplines, both arts, sciences, sciences, and medicine. It has 37 colleges, 58 departments, and 27 directly affiliated research institutes (institutes); there are 104 undergraduate majors, 39 first-level disciplines authorized for master's degree, and one doctoral degree authorized. There are 24 level disciplines, 31 professional degree authorization categories; 19 post-doctoral mobile stations and 1 post-doctoral scientific research station.

In recent years, with the efforts of teachers and students, the school's discipline construction and strength have been significantly improved. At present, the school has 1 national "double first-class" construction discipline, 4 national second-level key disciplines, 8 key disciplines of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, 2 key disciplines of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 21 key disciplines of Guangdong Province. There are 14 second-level key disciplines in Guangdong Province. The school’s engineering, chemistry, clinical medicine, pharmacology and toxicology, materials science, biology and biochemistry, agricultural science, environmental science/ecology, botany and zoology, molecular biology and genetics, and social sciences The 12 disciplines of theory, neuroscience and behavior have entered the top 1% of ESI world rankings. In the fourth round of subject evaluation by the Ministry of Education, the school ranked 30 first-level subjects on the list, ranking third in the province in terms of number of colleges and universities. Among them, journalism and communication was rated A-, applied economics, Chinese language and literature, biology, and business administration. Awarded B+.

Jinan University Scholarship

Students from "One Belt One Road" countries can apply for the "Silk Road" Chinese Government Scholarship (subsidizing tuition, living expenses and accommodation).

The scholarship programs that students can participate in each academic year after entering the school include the Overseas Chinese Scholarship of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office, the Guangdong Scholarship for International Students in Guangdong, the Excellent Self-financed International Student Scholarship, the Jinan University Excellent Student Scholarship, the Jinan University Excellent Class Leader Scholarship, etc.

Jinan University International Exchange

Jinan University, known as "the highest institution of overseas Chinese", abides by the school motto of "loyalty and respect", and focuses on cultivating talents with the excellent traditional moral culture of the Chinese nation. The school actively implements the school-running policy of "facing overseas and facing Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan". Since its establishment, the school has trained more than 400,000 talents from more than 170 countries on the five continents of the world and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

The College of Chinese Language and Culture has long been committed to Chinese language education and international Chinese language education. It is a specialized college of Jinan University that "faces overseas and faces Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan" to carry out Chinese education, Chinese language education and preparatory education. The historical mission of cultivating talents is a characteristic business card in the school's vigorous implementation of the "Overseas Chinese School + Prestigious School" development strategy.

The School of Chinese Language and Culture has various levels and types. There are currently 3480 students from 108 countries and regions in the world. Academic qualification education includes three levels of undergraduate, master and doctoral students. Three majors for undergraduates: Chinese education, international Chinese education and Chinese language; three majors for master students: overseas Chinese and Chinese teaching, international Chinese education, linguistics and applied linguistics; two majors for doctoral students: overseas Chinese and Chinese teaching, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. The undergraduate major in Chinese language education was rated as a characteristic major and key construction major in Guangdong Province; the undergraduate major in Chinese International Education was rated as a famous major in Guangdong Province. Non-academic education includes preparatory courses, intensive national joint recruitment classes, language training, and short-term training programs for various languages and teachers. In addition, the college has set up more than 20 teaching sites in Singapore, the United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, the United States, Germany and other countries, recruiting part-time graduate students and undergraduates in Chinese education, Chinese as a foreign language, and Chinese language. As of the end of 2018, nearly 2,000 undergraduate and master students from overseas teaching sites have graduated and been awarded degrees.