Tongji University is the most prestigious institution of higher education that is directly under the Ministry of Education and is supported by the Shanghai Municipality. Nowadays the University has grown into a comprehensive and research-intensive university with distinctive features and an international reputation. The University was among the 36 Class A universities in the list of Double First-Class University.
Tongji University is one of the leading universities directly under the State Ministry of Education in China. It offers degree programs both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The university has School of Sciences, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, School of Civil Engineering, Mechanical School, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Material Science and Engineering, School of Electronics and Information Engineering, School of Traffic and Transportation, Medical School, School of Liberal Arts and Law, School of Foreign Languages, School of Economics and Management, School of Software Engineering, school of Ocean and Earth Science. In addition, there are Institute of Further Education, Institute of Higher Technology, Institute of Vocational and Technical Education, Institute of E-Education, Women's College, Institute of Automobile Marketing and Sino-German Institute which is authorized by Chinese and German governments to run postgraduate courses. There are also three university hospitals located on different campuses.
The university now registers over 41,000 students at all levels from certificate and diploma courses to Bachelors Degrees, Masters, PhD programs and post doctoral attachments. There are over 4200 academic staff for teaching and/or research, among whom there are 6 Members of the Chinese Academy of Science, 7 Members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, over 530 professors and 1300 associate professors. The university offers diverse courses in its 81 Bachelors Degrees, 151 Masters, 58 PhD programs and 13 post-doctoral mobile stations. As one of the state leading centers for scientific research, the university has 5 state key laboratories and engineering research centers.
Numerous convenient facilities and a good living environment make the international students feel at home, the International Student Service Center is composed of two serviced apartment buildings, a restaurant, a cafe and other service facilities.
Two international student dormitories can meet the various needs of international students of different grades and programs. These dormitories are available for international students who take one-year language programs and exchange students.
On top of all that, Tongji University has established the world's largest "Multi-Functional Shaking Table Center," the nation's first "Automotive Wind Tunnel Center," the "Comprehensive Test Platform for Urban Rail Transit," the nation's first "National Long-term Seabed Observatory System," and other platforms for major scientific study. Tongji also conducted cutting-edge scientific research in the fields of long-span bridge construction, seismic design, intelligent urban traffic, urban sewage treatment, new energy car research and development, domestic intellectual greenhouse, remote sensing information, ocean drilling, and atrial fibrillation research.
Campus life is not about books alone. Students here have access to a variety of sports activities. Tongji University boasts many excellent sports teams that won numerous medals in national contests over the years., There are over 100 student organizations, including clubs, societies and associations at Tongji University ranging from art to volunteerism. For example Tongji University Golden Flute Art Club, Chinese Musical Instrument Club, C4Famliy Street Dance Society (since 2010), Dream Classroom Volunteer Association.
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