The Jinan University was established in 1906. Jinan University is a leading research and comprehensive university based in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. It is one of the oldest universities established on mainland China tracing back to the Qing Empire. It is a university administered by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and the Chinese Ministry of Education.
The four campuses of Jinan University locate in three cities, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai. The latter two, adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao respectively, are two special economic zones in China and always take a leading role in the economic development in China.
The main campus of Jinan is in Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong Province and the biggest metropolis in South China.
Guangzhou is a famous cultural city with a history of more than 2,800 years. She was known as one of the starts of the Marine Silk Road, the cradle of the Lingnan culture and one of the sources of modern Chinese revolution. Now it attracts the attention of the world as the foreland of China's reform and opening up. It is not only an important port for China's foreign trade but also one of the three financial centers of the country.
Guangzhou has advanced transport facilities. Baiyun Airport is one of the three top international airports in China. Expressways, metros, highways, waterways have combined to make this city one of the easiest accessible cities in China and an ideal place to explore other parts of the vast country.
The courses offered by the 20 colleges and schools cover almost all the academic disciplines. The College of Chinese Language and Culture was established especially for foreign students to study Chinese. The International School, established in 2001, offers 6 majors in English, enabling overseas students to study other academic majors besides language such as international economy and trade, accounting, pharmacy, clinical medicine,Food Science and Engineering,Administrative Management.
Currently there are 35,100 students in this university, including 25,467 full-time students, 5,915 graduates and 18,582 undergraduates. The number of overseas students,including foreign students, overseas Chinese students, students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, amounts to 13,498. Different cultures converge and blend here. JinanUniversity welcomes you as well, for we believe your coming will add more new things to this old university and we believe you can also get a rewarding experience from here.