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Chengdu University was established in 1978 with the approval of the Ministry of Education. It has a century-old history of running a school. It is an undergraduate college jointly established by Sichuan Province and Chengdu, and a comprehensive university that is key construction in the national central city of Chengdu. The university where the athlete’s village of the 31st Summer Universiade in 2021 will be located. Sichuan Antimicrobial Industry Research Institute with a century-old third-level A general hospital and a national antibiotic research and development base. The school has the right to confer bachelor's and master's degrees and has a post-doctoral practice base. The school is the Ministry of Education "Excellent Engineer Education and Training Program" university, the Ministry of Education's national defense education characteristic university, the Ministry of Education "Double Ten Thousand Plan" first-class undergraduate professional construction project unit, and the Sichuan Province doctoral degree authorization project construction unit.

Over the past 40 years since its establishment, the school has taken root in Chengdu, based in Sichuan, serving the country, and facing the world. It has followed the major development strategies of the country and region, especially in Chengdu, and has been determined to reform and develop rapidly. Adhering to the National Cheng Kung University motto of "self-love, self-education, self-respect, and self-improvement", the National Cheng Kung University spirit of "seeking truth and being pragmatic, and continuous self-improvement", and the school spirit of "Yacheng Dade, Hengcheng Daqi", centered on the distinctive features and first-class domestic The application-oriented city university is positioned to run a school, implements the three major development strategies of "talent strategy, characteristic strategy and internationalization strategy", and focuses on the talent training characteristics of "university-city integration, open collaboration, and regional application". The school has become the country's economic construction and social More than 150,000 talents of various types have been developed and cultivated.



Focusing on the core literacy of high-quality applied talents, technological development, and industrial progress, the school scientifically plans to set majors, and continuously promotes the integration of majors. There are 10 disciplines, including art, literature, management, education, economics, law, engineering, medicine, science, and agriculture, and 62 undergraduate majors. There are currently 2 first-level disciplines authorized for master's degree, 7 professional degree categories, and a post-doctoral innovation practice base. In 2017, it was approved as a doctoral degree authorized project construction unit in Sichuan Province. The pharmacy discipline was selected as China's high-level discipline selected by the Alumni Association in 2019, ranking second in the province; 13 majors including tourism management were selected as national and provincial first-class majors in the "Double Ten Thousand Plan" in 2019.



The school takes the "Four Haves" teachers as the standard, vigorously implements the strategy of strengthening the school with talents, continues to increase the introduction of outstanding talents, improves the teacher management and development mechanism, promotes noble teacher ethics, and continues to stimulate the vitality of teachers' professional development. There are currently more than 30 doctoral supervisors, nearly 1,500 full-time teachers, more than 200 full-time teachers, more than 500 associate professors, and nearly 700 doctoral teachers. The school specially hires Fan Daiming, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, as the honorary principal. There are more than 20 national outstanding youths, Yangtze River scholars, national candidates for the New Century Talents Project, and experts enjoying special government allowances from the State Council. There are more than 50 academic and technical leaders, outstanding experts with outstanding contributions from the province, and experts from the provincial "Thousand Talents Program", and more than 140 people including Nobel Prize winners, academicians, Yangtze River scholars, high-end foreign experts, and researchers (associate researchers) are invited.


Talent development

The school closely focuses on building people with morality, adheres to the basis of this, fully implements the four regressions, intensifies education and teaching reforms, builds an open and flexible curriculum system and learning support system, and cultivates high-quality applied talents. The school currently has more than 24,000 full-time students (including 1,394 graduate students and 694 international students). The quality of the school’s students continues to improve. In 2020, 12 majors will be enrolled in a batch of undergraduate students in Sichuan, Gansu, Henan, and Xinjiang. 94% of the freshmen in liberal arts and sciences have higher than the first line. The school's food science and engineering majors, automation majors, mechanical design and manufacturing, and automation majors have passed the national engineering education professional certification. There are 1 national-level first-class majors in the "Double Ten Thousand Plan" and 12 provincial-level first-class majors; the Ministry of Education's industry-university cooperation and collaborative education There are 120 talent projects, 221 college students' innovation and entrepreneurship training program projects; 3 provincial-level excellence plan pilot majors, 4 application-oriented demonstration majors, 2 quality resource sharing courses, 11 quality online open courses, and innovation and entrepreneurship education demonstration courses 7 courses, 9 application-oriented demonstration courses, 2 course ideological and political demonstration courses, 3 first-class courses; 28 provincial-level teaching reform projects approved in 2019; in the past five years, 3 off-campus practice education bases for college students, innovation and entrepreneurship for college students There are 515 training programs; 5 first prizes of Sichuan Province Education and Teaching Achievements have been won in the past two sessions. In the past five years, students have won 1057 national-level subject competition awards and 1,578 provincial-level awards. The school has won the "Internet + Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition" provincial excellent organization award for five consecutive years. In the past five years, the average employment rate of school graduates is 93%, and the student apartment work result "Building a high-quality "three bedrooms and one living room+", building a "four beauty" education system, and building an apartment ideological and political highland" won the national university student apartment work innovation Achievement first prize, more than 140 student affairs service projects, a total of more than 4.3 million people served, a total of more than 400 batches of universities, government agencies, and social organizations visited and exchanged, forming a demonstration in the country. The school has established a top-notch innovative talent development base-Zhanglan College. The national online rate of two graduates for the postgraduate entrance examination is 84%; the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is the first batch of "Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Course Experimental Centers" in the country, and it has been approved by the National Public Innovation Space. "National Hundreds of Characteristic Spaces". The school ranks 93rd in the 2019 China University Entrepreneurship Competitiveness Rankings. Since its establishment, the school has cultivated more than 100,000 talents of various types for the society, all over the country and at home and abroad, especially in the Chengdu-Chongqing area. The alumni of Chengdu University have made outstanding achievements in the fields of science and technology, education, culture, and enterprises. The economic construction and development of the society have made outstanding contributions.


Scientific research

The school focuses on the strategic layout of national economic society, especially the major regional development, focusing on adapting to regional industrial clusters, key pillar industries and emerging industries, and continuously improving the level of scientific research services and supporting capabilities. There are more than 1,200 scientific researchers, including the International Science and Technology Cooperation Base of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National and Regional Research Center of the Ministry of Education, the Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province, the Engineering Technology Research Center of Sichuan Province, and the Engineering Laboratory of Sichuan Province , Sichuan Province 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center, including 74 scientific research platforms at all levels and various types. In the past five years, he has undertaken 17 national key research and development plans and major special projects, 89 National Natural Science Foundation projects (including 1 key project and 19 general projects), 29 National Social Science Funds, and 6 National Art Funds. The number of projects approved by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the National Social Science Fund ranks among the top ten universities in the province, and the number of projects approved by the National Art Fund ranks among the top three universities in the province. In 2019, the research funding was 248 million yuan, and the average research funding of the division exceeded 100,000 yuan in the past five years. In the past five years, it has won 61 scientific research awards at the provincial and ministerial level and above, including 8 first prizes, 12 second prizes, and 41 third prizes. In addition, the "Super Long Life Fatigue Crack Initiation Mechanism and Life Prediction" by our school teachers won the second prize of the National Natural Science Award in 2018, and the "Key Technologies and Industrialization of Acarbose Raw Materials and Preparations Production" won the 2014 The second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and the responsible "Study on the "Three Ceremonies" Famous Words" was selected into the 2015 "National Philosophy and Social Science Achievements Library". Nearly 1,200 patents have been authorized. Published SCI408 articles in 2019. In the latest Nature Index published in 2020, it ranks 6th among Sichuan universities, 166th national universities, and 823th global universities. Many papers have been selected as ESI highly cited and hot papers, and have successively published signed articles in top international academic journals such as "Nature Microbiology", "New England Journal of Medicine", "Lancet", "German Applied Chemistry", etc. It has been cited more than 11,000 times. Since 2014, Professor Qingyuan Wang has been selected as one of China's "Highly Cited Scholars" for six consecutive years.


Local service

The school meets the needs of Chengdu's "5+5+1" modern industrial system and functional zone construction, and builds an ecosystem of "government, school and enterprise interaction, and industry-university-research integration". The school has established strategic cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the New H3C Group, and many districts (cities), counties and municipalities in Chengdu. The school has established cooperation with the Chengdu Graduate Branch of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the New H3C IT College, and Chengdu Ecological Civilization Research Institute, Chengdu Municipal Agency Affairs Management and Cultural Construction Research Center, Chengdu Journalism College, Tianfu Culture Research Institute, Chengdu Literature Center, Chengdu Football Academy, Chengdu Research Institute, Chengdu Tourism Research Institute, Chengdu Exhibition Economic Development Research Institute, Chengdu Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry Technology, etc. The school has the only child sports development research center in the country. In the past five years, the school has designated and assisted Shiqu County in Ganzi Prefecture, Jiuzhaigou County in Aba Prefecture, and Shijia Village in Xinshi Street, Jianyang City, and Minqiang Village in Shizhong Town. In two years, he was awarded the "Advanced Unit for Poverty Alleviation in Universities" in Sichuan Province, and three poverty alleviation cadres were awarded as "Advanced Individuals in Poverty Alleviation" in Sichuan Province.


International exchange

The school incorporates the "high-standard implementation of first-class internationalization projects" into the "six first-class" construction goals in the next five years, and implements the project of connecting one college to one international first-class discipline (university). The school has signed a memorandum of cooperation with 124 universities in 35 countries and regions, including 35 world-renowned universities, 10 world-renowned young universities and 44 universities in Chengdu's international sister cities. The Confucius Institute and 4 Confucius Classrooms were jointly established with the University of New Hampshire in the United States. It is the second university in the province to establish a Confucius Institute overseas and won the title of "Global Advanced Confucius Institute" in 2019. A total of 2,560 international students have been enrolled, with 54 countries of origin. In 2020, 694 international students will be trained (including 494 graduate students, including 139 postgraduates, 355 undergraduates, and 200 non-academic short-term students). Five Sino-foreign cooperative education projects at the undergraduate and junior college level were carried out, and a total of 2,163 students were trained, and the number of students in the project was 924. 40 multi-level overseas joint training programs for undergraduate, master, doctorate and 42 overseas inter-school exchange programs have been carried out, and nearly 1,000 students have participated in it. Established two overseas alumni chapters in Thailand and New Zealand. The International Exchange Week has been held for 5 consecutive years, about 6 international conferences are held every year, and nearly 600 foreign experts come to the school. Princess Sirindhorn of the Kingdom of Thailand is hired as an honorary professor. The specially-appointed Thai expert Guan Guoxing won the "Chinese Government Friendship Award", the highest honor awarded by the Chinese government to foreign experts. There are currently 28 long-term foreign full-time teachers. "Sichuan Thailand Research Center" was selected into the record list of National and Regional Research Centers of the Ministry of Education. Promote the establishment of international sister-city relations between Chengdu, Chiang Mai Province of Thailand and Hamilton City of New Zealand. He took the lead in establishing the "Chengdu International Sister Cities University Alliance" and served as the secretariat of the alliance and the first executive director unit.


School resources

The school is located in the national central city of Chengdu. The new layout link point of the "West Triangle" of China's higher education has obvious advantages in development location conditions. The school is adjacent to more than 30,000 acres of Qinglong Lake Wetland Park, with a beautiful environment. Chengdu University Station is set up on Metro Line 4 and the transportation is convenient. The school building area is 738,300 square meters, of which 335,400 square meters are used for teaching, scientific research and administration. The total value of teaching and scientific research equipment is 256 million yuan, the library covers an area of 48,000 square meters, there are more than 5,000 reading seats, a total of 2,266,800 paper books in the collection, and more than 40,000 electronic journals. It owns the Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu University and the affiliated middle school, elementary school and kindergarten of Chengdu University. The stadium has advanced facilities and complete functions. More than 200,000 square meters of the 31st Summer Universiade Athlete Village project and 180,000 square meters of China-ASEAN Art Academy are under construction.

Looking to the future, all the faculty and staff of the school will work together and work together, adhere to the leadership of the party, adhere to the virtues of cultivating people, implement the spirit of the National Education Conference, take root in China, and accelerate the construction of Chengdu's innovative university, open university, and window university , To demonstrate the image of Chengdu with the results of the governance of Chengdu University, and make unremitting efforts to build a first-class domestic application-oriented city university with distinctive characteristics at an early date!

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