Nantong University General Information
Nantong University was founded in 1912. The school is a comprehensive university jointly established by the Jiangsu Provincial People's Government and the Ministry of Transport. Ranked 106th in the "2022 Chinese University Evaluation" of the China Academy of Management Sciences, 114th in the ESI China Universities Comprehensive Ranking, and 33rd in the 2020 Ranking of Outstanding Medical Alumni of China University of Science and Technology. The school has 104 undergraduate majors (77 majors will be enrolled in 2021), covering 10 disciplines including literature, science, engineering, medicine, art, economics, law, education, history, and management. There are more than 40,000 full-time undergraduate students (including Xinglin College), 4,363 full-time graduate students, and 1,008 international students.
Nantong University Education
For more than a century, the school has been adhering to the school motto of "Pray for the connection between China and the West, and strive to improve", the school-running philosophy of "learning must be used for the period, and the application must be suitable for the place", and the value pursuit of "beautiful morality and pure academics", forge ahead with determination, Forging ahead, it has now become a local comprehensive university with a reasonable scale and structure, complete disciplines, excellent teaching quality, and obvious school-running benefits. Since the resumption of the college entrance examination in 1977, a total of 3 undergraduate graduates have been elected as academicians of the two academies, ranking 35th in the country.
The school has 20 colleges, 1 independent college (Xinglin College), 1 directly affiliated large comprehensive tertiary first-class hospital (Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University), International Education College, and Continuing Education College. There are 3 post-doctoral mobile stations in basic medicine, clinical medicine, information and communication engineering, 5 first-level doctoral programs in basic medicine, clinical medicine, information and communication engineering, public health and preventive medicine, and special medicine, and 23 first-level discipline masters points, 19 master's degree points. Seven disciplines, including clinical medicine, neuroscience and behavior, engineering, pharmacology and toxicology, biology and biochemistry, chemistry, and materials science, have entered the top 1% of ESI disciplines globally. There are 2 advantageous disciplines in Jiangsu universities, 8 key disciplines in Jiangsu Province, and 30 key specialties in clinical medicine in Jiangsu Province.
International Exchange and Cooperation of Nantong University
The school has carried out extensive overseas exchanges and cooperation, and has established friendly and cooperative relations with 127 universities and research institutes in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Australia, Japan, South Korea and other countries and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions. Carry out cooperation and exchange projects such as cooperative education, cooperative scientific research, teacher-student exchanges, and teacher training. It has jointly organized a number of Sino-foreign cooperative education projects with universities such as the University of Adelaide and Macquarie University in Australia, and the "R. Franchi" Conservatory of Music in Siena, Italy.
The School of International Education, Nantong University started recruiting international students since 2005 and the scale of international education has been expanding rapidly since then. Currently, the overall number of international students in Nantong Universityhas reached more than 700, among which 69% are academic students from more than 30 countries. The majority of them study Clinical Medicine(MBBS), while business students and language students hold the second and the third proportion.
Nantong University became 'The Chinese Government Scholarship International Student Training unit'in 2017 and has started Master and PhD programs at the meantime, aiming to expand the majors and levels. Up to now, the total majors on the levels of undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD are over 18, covering the fields of Medicine, Literature, Management, Economics, Pedagogy, Art and etc. The quality of teaching and management of international students has been continuously developed with five courses are shortlisted fornational and provincial English-language Brand Course; with twice won awards in 'clinical Thinking and Skills Competition of International Medical Students'. Nantong University has also been awarded the title of 'Provincial Advanced Group in International Education' in past many years.