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Xiangtan University

  • Category Public University
  • Attribute National key universities
  • City Xiangtan
  • Preponderant Discipline

    Economics, Law, Literature, Management Science, Philosophy, Science, etc…

  • Key Majors

    Administration Management,Chemical Engineering (Chemistry),Chemical Engineering and Technology

  • Total Students 37057
  • International Students /
  • Program Taught in English


  • Monthly Living Cost(RMB) 1100
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Master Degree
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Xiangtan University is located in Xiangtan City, Hunan Province. It is a comprehensive national key university initiated by Comrade Mao Zedong himself. Since its establishment, Xiangtan University has steadily improved its comprehensive school-running strength and core competitiveness, ranking 43rd among mainland universities in the "Times Higher Education 2020 World University Rankings", and has become one of the few domestic universities to simultaneously enter THE, USNEWS and other authoritative international universities. One of the universities in the university rankings. The school is a university jointly built by the People's Government of Hunan Province and the Ministry of Education, and a university jointly built by the People's Government of Hunan Province and the National Defense Technology Industry Bureau.

Xiangtan University education

The school has a graduate school, 23 colleges, and a teaching department. The disciplines cover 9 majors including literature, history, philosophy, science, engineering, economics, management, law, and art, and 4 disciplines including chemistry, materials science, engineering, and mathematics. The ESI ranking is among the top 1% of global universities and scientific research institutions, and 7 disciplines are included in the 2021 Shanghairanking world-class discipline rankings. There are 3 national key disciplines, 5 domestic first-class construction disciplines in Hunan Province, 10 domestic first-class cultivation disciplines in Hunan Province, 4 national defense disciplines; 15 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 1 second-level discipline doctoral programs, 31 There are 1 first-level master's degree programs, 19 master's degree categories, 15 post-doctoral research stations; 28 national-level first-class undergraduate professional construction sites, 11 national-level characteristic majors, 1 national-level professional comprehensive reform pilot major, 10 Each major has passed the national engineering education professional certification.

The school currently has 32,628 full-time students of various types, including 7,155 doctoral and master students. It has 3 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, the first batch of national education training bases for outstanding legal talents, the national talent training model innovation experimental zone, and the national college student cultural quality education base; it is the implementation unit of the "National College Student Innovative Experimental Program" and the first batch of deepening in the country Innovation and entrepreneurship education reform demonstration colleges, national innovation and entrepreneurship model experience colleges, and national graduate employment model experience colleges. Since the establishment of the school, a total of nearly 310,000 graduates have been trained, and a large number of outstanding alumni have emerged, making important contributions to national construction and social progress.

Xiangtan University Scholarship

 "Chinese Government Scholarship" is a full scholarship or partial scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China for postgraduate students in China based on educational cooperation and exchange agreements or understandings signed with relevant national governments, institutions, schools and relevant international organizations. The Ministry of Education of China has entrusted the China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as the “China Scholarship Council”) to be responsible for the enrollment and daily management of Chinese government scholarship international students. Xiangtan University is a Chinese government scholarship recipient institution approved by the Ministry of Education of China. In 2020, it will recruit Chinese government scholarship graduate students and doctoral students.

   The 2020 Xiangtan University Scholarship is established by Xiangtan University, and is part of the scholarship for undergraduates and postgraduates coming to China to study in designated colleges and majors.

Xiangtan University International Exchange

The school's international and domestic influence is expanding. It has successively established cooperation and exchange platforms with nearly 60 universities and scientific research institutions in more than 20 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan, and carried out more than 30 international cooperation training projects. The school is selected by the Chinese side of the "China-Africa University 20+20 Cooperation Program" by the Ministry of Education.

In 1994, the school obtained the first batch of enrollment qualifications for international students in Hunan Province. In 1999, it received the first batch of postgraduates. In 2010, it was awarded the “Chinese Government Scholarship” to accept international students in China. In 2016, it was awarded the Hanban “Confucius Institute Scholarship”. Accept qualifications. Up to now, the school has enrolled nearly 1,500 long-term and short-term international students from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia, India, the United States, Cameroon, Ghana and other countries, forming long-term and short-term Chinese language training students. , A multi-level talent training system for undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral students. In order to cultivate high-quality international students, combining with the characteristics of international students, especially those with academic qualifications, the school has actively carried out a series of training reforms in recent years. "The mentor system and other measures have received good results. Currently, the school’s enrollment for international students covers almost all majors of Xiangtan University (except language majors), including 8 first-level doctoral majors, 74 second-level doctoral majors, 30 first-level master’s degree majors, and 190 second-level majors. Master's degree majors, 13 special master's majors, 11 post-doctoral research mobile stations. Enrollment levels include short-term students, language students, research scholars, general advanced students; preparatory students; exchange students; junior college, undergraduate, master, and doctoral students; post-doctoral students; advanced advanced students, visiting scholars, etc.