Xiamen University, or XMU for short, was founded by the famous patriotic overseas Chinese leader Mr. Tan Kah Kee in 1921. It is the first university founded by overseas Chinese in the history of modern education in China, and it is also a high-level university under the key construction of the national "211 Project" and "985 Project". In 2017, Xiamen University was selected into the list of class a world-class universities published by the state.
Since its establishment, the University adheres to the motto of "self-improvement, stop at perfection", has accumulated rich experience in running a school and formed distinctive characteristics of running a school. It has become a comprehensive university with complete disciplines, strong faculty, first-class in China and wide influence in the world. So far, the university has trained more than 300000 undergraduates and postgraduates for the country, and more than 60 academicians of the two academies have studied and worked in Xiamen University.
The university has a graduate school, 6 departments, 28 Colleges (including 88 departments) and 14 research institutes, forming a complete discipline system including humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering and technology sciences, management sciences, art Sciences, Medical Sciences and other disciplines. At present, 12 disciplines have entered the top 1% of ESI in the world, including 5 first-class national key disciplines, 9 second-class national key disciplines, 17 first-class Fujian characteristic key disciplines, 46 first-class Fujian key disciplines, and 9 national basic science talent training bases. It has 31 post doctoral mobile stations, 33 first-class disciplines authorized by doctoral degree, 3 second-class disciplines authorized by doctoral degree, 52 first-class disciplines authorized by master's degree, 3 second-class disciplines authorized by master's degree, 9 interdisciplinary disciplines, 1 discipline authorized by doctoral degree and 24 discipline authorized by master's degree. In 2017, chemistry, marine science, biology, ecology and statistics were selected into the list of world-class disciplines published by the state.
The school has 2657 full-time teachers, including 1875 professors and associate professors, accounting for 70.6% of the total number of full-time teachers (the same below), and 2154 with doctoral degrees, accounting for 81.1%. There are 22 academicians of the two academies (including 9 double employed academicians), 2 senior professors of liberal arts, 10 chief scientists of the national key basic research and development program (973 Program for short, including major scientific research programs), 82 overseas high-level talents introduction program (National thousand talents program for short), 47 young talents of the thousand talents program, and the Yangtze River scholars award program There are 24 distinguished professors, 16 lecture professors, 4 young scholars, 41 winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 6 national famous teaching teachers, 13 leading talents of science and technology innovation, 5 leading talents of philosophy and Social Sciences, 1 famous teaching teacher, 2 leading talents of ten million project and top-notch young talents in the national special support plan for high level talents (hereinafter referred to as "ten thousand talents plan") Among them, 9 were selected from the national "ten million talent project", 20 from the Ministry of education's "new (cross) century talent training plan", 138 from the Ministry of education's "new (cross) century talent training plan", 29 from the National Science Fund for outstanding youth, 8 from the national innovation research group, and 9 from the Ministry of education's innovation team.
At present, there are nearly 40000 students (including 1437 foreign students), including 20045 undergraduates, 16172 postgraduates and 3647 doctoral students. The ratio of undergraduate to postgraduate is about 1:1. The university has won 3 first-class awards and 17 second-class awards of the fifth, sixth and seventh national higher education teaching achievements, ranking among the top universities in China; 30 courses have been selected into the national "Excellent Courses", 6 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 3 National virtual simulation experimental teaching centers, and 6 National College students' off campus practice education bases. 12 papers were selected as "national 100 Excellent Doctoral Dissertations". Xiamen University graduates are one of the most popular groups in the society, with an average annual employment rate of more than 95%.
The university has more than 200 research institutions, including 2 national collaborative innovation centers (leading units), 4 national key laboratories, 1 National Engineering Technology Research Center, 1 National Engineering Laboratory, 1 national local joint engineering research center, 3 national local joint engineering laboratories, 5 key laboratories of the Ministry of education, 3 Engineering Research centers of the Ministry of education, and 3 personnel of the Ministry of education There are 5 key research bases of Arts and social sciences. Xiamen University National University Science and technology park is one of the only two National University Science and Technology Parks recognized by the Ministry of science and technology and the Ministry of education in Fujian Province. During the "12th Five Year Plan" period, the University's scientific research strength of natural science has been greatly enhanced, and more than 50 papers have been published in international high-level academic journals such as science, nature, cell and its sub journals; four second prizes of National Natural Science and one international science and technology cooperation prize have been won; one achievement has been selected as "top ten progress of Science in China", and two achievements have been selected as "top ten progress of science and technology in Chinese universities" One achievement won China Patent Gold Award. During the "12th Five Year Plan" period, the university has undertaken 17 major projects funded by the National Social Science Foundation and 10 key projects of philosophy and Social Sciences Research of the Ministry of education; 32 achievements have won the sixth and seventh outstanding achievements award of scientific research in Colleges and universities (HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES) of the Ministry of education, including 3 first prizes; and Xiamen University has won three awards for research in Taiwan, Nanyang research and higher education Research, economic research, accounting research, South China Sea Research and other fields have formed their own characteristics, and their strength ranks in the forefront of domestic universities. In 2017, the scientific research fund of the University was 1.4 billion yuan.
The university has carried out in-depth exchanges and cooperation with foreign countries. It has signed inter school cooperation agreements with more than 300 overseas universities, and has carried out substantive exchanges and cooperation with nearly 50 top 200 universities in the world. He has actively participated in the international promotion of Chinese. He has cooperated with universities in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and other regions to establish 16 Confucius Institutes, and has been approved to build "Confucius Institute Dean's College". In terms of exchanges with Taiwan, the university has unique geographical conditions and irreplaceable humanistic advantages, and has become an important town of Taiwan research and the forefront of Cross-Strait Academic and cultural exchanges. In July 2014, Xiamen University Malaysia branch laid the foundation, becoming the first university in China to build an independent campus overseas; in February 2016, the branch held the opening ceremony of the first batch of freshmen; the branch has opened 13 majors, with more than 2800 students and 216 teaching staff, and has been approved to set up the "Fujian Provincial Government Scholarship". One belt, one road pearl, is called the Pearl of Xiamen University, Malaysia. During the BRICs leaders' meeting in Xiamen in 2017, Xiamen University successfully held the "beautiful youth, I'm the master" AIDS prevention and control publicity campus trip - into Xiamen University activities and the Second UNESCO girls' and women's education award ceremony, displaying China's image, Fujian's achievements, Xiamen's charm and Xiamen University's elegant demeanor, which were highly recognized by all parties.
The school has perfect teaching, scientific research equipment and public service system. At present, the school covers an area of more than 9000 mu, including more than 2600 mu for Siming campus, more than 2500 mu for Zhangzhou campus, more than 3600 mu for Xiang'an campus and about 900 mu for Malaysia Campus, with a total construction area of more than 2.1 million square meters. The school has a paper library collection of more than 4.9 million copies, more than 5.6 million e-books, total fixed assets of 9.1 billion yuan, total equipment value of 3 billion yuan, and 8 affiliated hospitals. The scale and level of campus high-speed information network construction is in the forefront of colleges and universities in China, and it has become one of the core nodes of CERNET2. Xiamen University has become one of the most beautiful campuses in China.
The 10th Congress of Xiamen University of the Communist Party of China has set the overall strategic goal for the development of Xiamen University in the future: to build a world-famous high-level research university in an all-round way in the centenary of its establishment, and to become a world-class university in the centenary of the founding of new China. At present, Xiamen University is striding forward towards the established goal.
(as of March 31, 2018)
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Education level: General Undergraduate
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