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About Beijing Forestry University


Beijing Forestry University is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education and jointly established by the Ministry of Education and the State Forestry and Grassland Administration. It is one of the first batches of national "211 Project" key construction universities and national "advantaged disciplines innovation platform" construction project pilot university, and it is a world-class university Disciplinary construction universities.


Rich history

The history of the school can be traced back to 1902 in the Agricultural Science and Forestry Program of the Jingshi University Hall. In 1952, the colleges and departments nationwide were adjusted, and the Forestry Department of Beijing Agricultural University merged with the Forestry Department of Hebei Agricultural College to establish Beijing Forestry College. In 1956, the Department of Landscape Architecture of Beijing Agricultural University and the Department of Architecture of Tsinghua University was partly merged into the school. In 1960, it was listed as a national key institution of higher learning, and in 1981 it became the first batch of universities with the right to grant doctorate and master degrees. In 1985, it was renamed Beijing Forestry University. In 1996, it was listed as the first batch of "211 Project" key universities by the state. In 2000, it was approved by the Ministry of Education to establish a pilot graduate school. In 2001, it was supported by the Ministry of Education and the State Forestry Administration. The Graduate School was formally established in 2004. In 2005, he obtained the qualification for independent selection of undergraduates. In 2008, the school became a pilot university for the construction of the national "Innovation Platform for Superior Subjects" project. In 2011, it participated in the formation of the Beijing High-tech University Alliance with 10 other industry-specific universities. In 2012, it took the lead in establishing China's first collaborative forestry innovation center-the "Efficient Cultivation and Utilization of Forest Resources" Collaborative Innovation Center. In 2016, the school's "High-tech Innovation Center for Forest Tree Molecular Design and Breeding" was selected as the second batch of high-tech innovation centers in Beijing. In 2017, the school was selected into the ranks of world-class discipline construction universities, and the two disciplines of forestry and landscape architecture were shortlisted in the list of "double first-class" construction disciplines. In 2019, ecological restoration engineering and urban and rural human settlement ecological environment were selected into the list of high-precision disciplines in Beijing universities.


Distinctive features

The school is based on biology and ecology and features forestry, landscape architecture, forestry engineering, grassland and agricultural and forestry economic management. It is agriculture, science, engineering, management, economics, literature, law, philosophy, education, art, etc. A national key university with coordinated development of multiple disciplines. For a long time, the school has been adhering to the school motto of "Knowing the mountains and knowing the water, trees and people", practicing the concept of "Pretending to be beautiful for rivers and mountains, and painting the land as a green", and has trained more than 200,000 senior professionals and a group of foreign students for the country. , Including a large number of outstanding scientific and technological experts and management talents represented by 16 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences. They have made outstanding contributions to China's ecological civilization construction, forestry and grass industry, and economic and social development.


Strong discipline

The school is a university authorized by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council and the Ministry of Education to independently review the qualifications of professors. It is a university authorized by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council to independently set up doctoral and master's second-level disciplines and interdisciplinary subjects within the first-level disciplines. After the fourth round of national discipline evaluation, the two first-class construction disciplines of forestry and landscape architecture ranked A+. It has 1 first-level national key discipline (including 7 second-level national key disciplines), 2 second-level national key disciplines, 1 national key (cultivation) discipline, 6 national forestry and grassland administration key disciplines (one Level), 3 key cultivation disciplines of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration, 2 Beijing high-precision disciplines, 3 Beijing key disciplines (first level) (including key cultivation disciplines), 4 Beijing key disciplines (second level), 1 Beijing key interdisciplinary subject. As of the end of 2019, the school has entered the top 1% of ESI's global ranking in 7 subject areas.


Complete talent training system

The school has 17 colleges, 65 undergraduate majors and directions, 25 master's degree authorized first-level discipline points, 16 professional degree authorization points, 8 doctoral degree authorization first-level discipline points, and 7 post-doctoral mobile stations. There are 25,276 students, including 13,693 undergraduates, 6712 postgraduates, and 4,871 continuing education students. It implements a tutorial system, a major and a minor system, and has a national science base, a national excellent agricultural and forestry talent training plan, Liangxi experimental class, innovative experimental class, Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools and other top-notch innovative talents and compound talent training models. There are 18 national-level first-class professional construction sites, 8 provincial and ministerial-level first-class professional construction sites, and 2 Beijing's key construction first-class majors. It has won 11 national teaching achievements (3 first prizes, 7-second prizes, and 1 excellence award), 51 provincial and ministerial teaching achievement awards, 12 national first-class courses, and 8 high-quality undergraduate courses in Beijing universities. Five doctoral dissertations were selected as "National Excellent Doctoral Dissertations". Beilin students have won heavyweights in international competitions such as the International Student Landscape Design Competition of the International Federation of Landscape Architects, the German Red Dot Award, the American College Student Mathematical Modeling Competition, the ACM International College Student Programming Competition, and the International College Student ICAN Internet of Things Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition. Awards, in the China "Internet +" College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, the National College Student Environmental Ecological Technology Innovation Competition, the "Waiyanshe Cup" National Business English Practice Competition, the National Agriculture and Forestry Graduate Academic Science and Technology Competition, the National Graduate Mathematical Modeling Competition and other national competitions Repeatedly achieved good results. In the past five years, the employment rate of undergraduate graduates has been above 90%, and the employment rate of graduate students has been above 94%.


Strong faculty

The school has established a development strategy advisory committee, and 46 academicians of the two academies in related disciplines were invited to serve as members of the development strategy advisory committee to provide intellectual support for the reform and development of the school and the construction of the faculty. There are 2044 faculty members, including 1312 full-time teachers, including 363 professors and 573 associate professors. There are 3 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 30 person-times won the national talent plan, 1 national "973" chief scientist, 1 "863" chief expert, 1 chief scientist for major projects of the National Social Science Foundation, 1 person from the Ministry of Science and Technology, 4 persons from the Ministry of Science and Technology "Young and Young Talents in Science and Technology Innovation", 2 persons from the Ministry of Environmental Protection "National Environmental Protection Professional and Technical Young Top Talents", 35 persons from the "New Century Talent Support Program", and "Chinese Youth" 8 winners of the "Science and Technology Award", 2 winners of the "China Young Female Scientist Award", 1 "Science and Technology Beijing" 100 Leading Talents, 1 Beijing Outstanding Young Talent, and 1 Beijing High-tech Talent Support Program Young Top Talent , 50 people were selected for the Beijing University Young Talents Program, 28 people were selected for the Beijing Excellent Talents Support Program, 10 national, provincial and ministerial-level experts with outstanding contributions, 106 experts enjoying special government allowances, and the Ministry of Education "Innovative Team Development Program" 3 pieces. Teachers have won many awards. Among them, 2 won the National Innovation Award, 1 won the Heliang Heli Science and Technology Progress Award, 1 won the International Environmental Contribution Award, 1 won the Luc Hoffmann Wetland Science and Conservation Award, and 3 won the National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Worker Title, 1 person won the national "Ten Thousand Talents Program" teaching teacher, 2 people won the national model teacher title, 3 people won the national outstanding teacher title, 1 person won the national university ideological and political theory class outstanding teacher title, 1 person was the Beijing people's teacher Award, 28 people won the Beijing High School Teaching Teacher Award, 4 people won the Beijing High School Young Teaching Teacher Award, and 3 people won the National Forestry Teaching Teacher Award.


Fruitful scientific research

The school currently has 49 national, provincial (ministerial) key laboratories, engineering centers and field platforms. Among them, 1 National Flower Engineering Technology Research Center, 1 National Forest Tree Breeding Engineering Laboratory, 1 National Field Observation and Scientific Research Station, 1 National Energy Non-food Biomass Raw Material R&D Center, 1 Forestry Biomass Energy International Science and Technology Cooperation Base There are 2 National Soil and Water Conservation Science and Technology Demonstration Parks, 3 Key Laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 3 Engineering Centers of the Ministry of Education, 2 Positioning Observation Research Stations of the Ministry of Education, 7 Key Laboratories of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration, and National Forestry and Grassland 6 Bureau Engineering Technology Research Centers, 1 Quality Inspection Center of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration, 7 Field Observation and Research Stations of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration, 1 Beijing Laboratory, 1 Beijing High-precision Innovation Center, Beijing Key There are 8 laboratories and 3 Beijing Engineering Technology Research Centers. Since its establishment, the school has won 57 national science and technology awards and 395 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards. Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", the school has won 10 national science and technology awards (6-second prizes for national scientific and technological progress, 4-second prizes for national technological invention), more than 100 provincial and ministerial scientific and technological awards, and undertook national key research and development plans, Major science and technology projects such as the National Science and Technology Support Program, the "863" Program, and the National Natural Science Foundation of China have received a total of 2.49 billion yuan in scientific research funds.


Actively promote international cooperation and open schools

Actively integrate into the "Belt and Road" construction, carry out scientific and educational cooperation with more than 190 universities and scientific research institutions in more than 30 countries and regions along the route; actively promote international academic exchanges and cooperation, take the lead in establishing a forestry education coordination mechanism in the Asia-Pacific region, and introduce more than ten people from the world Top academics come to the school to carry out academic exchanges and cooperation; to undertake foreign aid training for the Ministry of Commerce for 16 consecutive years, and a total of nearly 600 forestry officials from developing countries have been trained; strategic agreements have been signed with international organizations such as the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Asia Pacific Forest Restoration and Sustainable Management Organization ; Jointly established the "China-France-Eurasian Forest Invasive Biology Laboratory" with the French Academy of Agricultural Sciences; holds high-level international academic conferences, seminars, and training courses every year, undertakes four "111" talent introduction bases from the Ministry of Science and Technology, and introduces a large number of overseas experts Scholars come to the school for exchanges, send a large number of faculty and staff abroad for academic research cooperation, and implement more than 40 international scientific and technological cooperation projects. Co-organized Chinese-foreign cooperative education projects in wood science and engineering and biotechnology with the University of British Columbia in Canada, and carried out a number of joint training projects with universities in the United States, France and other countries. It has successively joined the "Silk Road Agricultural Education Technology Innovation Alliance", "Global Challenge University Alliance", and "China-Central and Eastern European University Alliance" to build a high-level platform for serving the country's diplomatic strategy, accelerating the realization of international development, and developing all-round international cooperation. Actively carry out exchanges and cooperation with Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions, establish partnerships with many universities in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions, and carry out a series of rich academic and cultural exchange activities. The school is a Chinese government scholarship, a foreign aid program scholarship of the Ministry of Commerce, a Beijing government scholarship, a Beijing “Belt and Road” special scholarship, an Asia-Pacific Forest Organization scholarship, and a Beijing “Belt and Road” national talent training base project institution. The school is currently an independent International College, in 2020, there will be nearly 340 international students from more than 70 countries studying in the school, of which more than 90% of them have academic qualifications.


The school covers an area of 13,176 acres, of which, the school headquarters covers an area of 696 acres, and the experimental forest farm covers an area of 12,480 acres. The library has a building area of 23,400 square meters, a collection of 1,169,200 books, 48,900 GB of electronic documents, and 69 types of databases. A digital campus network of "10 Gigabit backbone, Gigabit to desktop" has been built.


At present, the school is aiming to provide higher education to the satisfaction of the people, in accordance with the "three-step" strategy of the new era proposed by the school's 11th Party Member Congress, fully implement the party's educational policy, start a new journey for the rise of Beilin, and become a building Take root in the world-class forestry university in China and strive hard.


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