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About China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

The China University of Geosciences is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education, a university approved by the state to establish a graduate school, and a national "211 Project" and a national "Double First-Class" construction university. The China University of Geosciences is located on the bank of Wuhan East Lake and the southern foothills. The main feature of the school is earth science. The disciplines cover science, engineering, literature, management, economics, law, education, art, etc., geology, geological resources Two first-level disciplines and geological engineering were selected as "double first-class" construction disciplines.


1. Campus overview

The China University of Geosciences is located in the hinterland of Wuhan East Lake National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone. It has two campuses, Nanwangshan Campus and Future City Campus. The campus covers a total area of 1,474,353 square meters and a total campus area of 867,111 square meters. The school has a national 4A-level tourist attraction-the Shaw Museum. The campus has a beautiful environment, a strong atmosphere for education, scientific research, and academics. It has modern teaching buildings, libraries, student apartments, sports venues, and other related supporting facilities, which provide students with Good learning, living and growing environments.


2. School thinking

Persist in carrying forward the spirit of the school motto of "hard work, simplicity, truth-seeking, and pragmatism", adhere to the school spirit of "Strictness in the land", adhere to the value of "seeking the harmonious development of man and nature", and strive to cultivate the responsibility of national rejuvenation, "noble morality, High-quality talents with a solid foundation, profound professionalism, and the integration of knowledge and action, strive to provide high-level talents and scientific and technological support for solving the resource and environmental problems faced by regions, industries, and even mankind.


Adhering to the school management philosophy of "strengthening characteristics, striving for the first-class, governing the school according to law, openness and tolerance", creating a cultural atmosphere of "independent thinking, rigorous academic research, courage to explore, and pursuit of excellence", and strive to build a superior and unique teaching and research environment. Focusing on improving the quality of running schools, we will promote the reform of the "three-integrated" talent training model of "interdisciplinary and professional integration, teaching and scientific research practice integration, innovation and entrepreneurship education and professional education integration", and enhance technological innovation and social service capabilities. Persist in the implementation of the strategy of strengthening the university with talents, revitalizing the university with science and technology, and internationalization, vigorously promote the comprehensive reform centered on the academic excellence plan, and strive to build it into the field of earth sciences based on building a first-class university in earth sciences and a high-level university with coordinated development of multiple disciplines An internationally renowned research university dedicated to achieving the goal of a world-class university in the field of earth sciences.


3. School conditions

The school currently has 3254 faculty and staff, including 1858 teachers. There are 11 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 464 doctoral supervisors, 539 professors, and 984 associate professors.


There are 16 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 19 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, and 29 winners of the "New Century Outstanding Talents" of the Ministry of Education. The school has 3 innovative research groups from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 3 innovative teams from the Ministry of Education, 6 national-level teaching teams, 1 national-level teaching teacher, and 9 teaching teachers in Hubei Province.


The school has 86 various scientific research institutions, laboratories, research institutes (institutes, centers), including 2 national key laboratories, 1 national engineering technology research center, 1 geological engineering international science and technology cooperation base of the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Science and Technology One demonstration base for training innovative talents. The school has a completely experimental and practical teaching system, with 3 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers and 1 national-level virtual simulation experimental teaching center. Since the establishment of the school, the school has successively established teaching practice bases in Zhoukoudian, Beidaihe, Zigui, and other places. Among them, the Zhoukoudian Field Practice Base is known as the "cradle of geological engineers", the "National Geological Experiment (Practice) Teaching Demonstration Center", and the "National Basic Subject Talent Training Ability (Field Practice) Base". The school library covers an area of more than 27,000 square meters and has abundant literature resources. It has formed a collection system with scientific and technological literature as the main body and geoscience literature as its characteristics. It has constructed a service platform based on information technology to provide teachers and students with Effective document resource guarantees.


4. Discipline layout

Focusing on the frontiers of disciplines and the needs of economic and social development, the school builds a discipline ecosystem that is dominated by earth sciences and supported by multiple disciplines and coordinated development. There are 2 national first-level key disciplines, 16 key disciplines in Hubei Province, and the two first-level disciplines of "Geology" and "Geological Resources and Geological Engineering" rank first in the national evaluations of disciplines; there are 23 colleges ( Institute), 67 undergraduate majors; 16 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 34 first-level discipline master programs, 15 post-doctoral research stations; 10 professional degree-granting rights including engineering master, MBA, MPA, etc., including engineering master The specialty covers 14 engineering fields.


5. Talent training

The school has a complete talent training system of "Bachelor-Master-Doctorate". Among them, there are 30,239 full-time students, including 18,080 undergraduates, 9,302 postgraduates, 1,916 doctoral students, and 941 international students; there are more than 60,000 registered adult education and online education students. It has the National Geology Science Talent Training Base and the Ministry of Land and Resources Geology Engineering Talent Training Base. Over the past 60 years since its establishment, the school has trained nearly 300,000 senior talents for the country.


The school fully implements the fundamental task of Lide to cultivate people, to cultivate outstanding talents with "noble morals, solid foundation, profound professionalism, and integration of knowledge and action", and strive to build interdisciplinary professional integration, teaching, and scientific research practice integration, innovation and entrepreneurship education and Professional education integration "three integration" talent training model. Our school students have repeatedly achieved good results in high-level competitions such as the National Challenge Cup Competition, Mathematical Modeling Competition, English Competition, and Electronic Design Competition.


The school combines the promotion of excellent sports traditions with the cultivation of a sound personality and has gradually formed a distinctive physical education teaching system. Our students have won more than 250 gold medals and more than 500 silver and bronze medals in major international and domestic sports competitions. In May 2012, the school mountaineering team successfully climbed the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the first university mountaineering team in my country to reach the highest peak in the world.


6. Scientific research

The school has characteristics and advantages in the research fields of geology, mineral resources and energy, geological engineering, geophysics, hydrogeology and environmental geology, geographic information system and surveying and mapping, materials science and chemistry, economics and management, and has achieved several important results. Since 2010, he has won 2 special prizes for national science and technology progress (participation), 1-second prize for national natural sciences, 3-second prizes for national science and technology progress, 38 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, and won the "Top Ten Signs of Progress in Science in China" 1 item, 2 items of "Top Ten Geological Science and Technology Progress", and 2 items of "Top Ten Geological Prospecting Achievements". Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) 5 "Highly Cited Scientists", 9 Elsevier "Highly Cited Scholars", and 61 authors of ESI highly cited papers. "Earth Science" (Chinese version) sponsored by the school was included in the internationally renowned retrieval system EI Compendex, "Journal of Earth Sciences" (English version) was included in the internationally renowned retrieval system SCIE, and "Journal of China University of Geosciences" (Social Science Edition) entered CSSCI.


The school adheres to the Hubei and Yangtze River Economic Belt, faces the whole country, vigorously promotes the cooperation of government, industry, university, and research, and actively serves the economic and social development of industries, regions, and localities. The school and the Wuhan Municipal People's Government jointly established the Wuhan Institute of Geological Resources and Environmental Industrial Technology, adopting a market-oriented operation model, building an innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem, focusing on promoting the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, and serving the national innovation-driven strategy. The school has also established industry-university-research platforms and industrial incubation bases (Shenzhen Research Institute and Zhejiang Research Institute) in the "Pearl River Delta" and "Yangtze River Delta" regions.


7. International Exchange

The school actively carries out foreign academic, technological, and cultural exchanges, and has signed friendly cooperation agreements with more than 100 universities in the United States, France, Australia, Russia, and other countries. The establishment in 2012 was initiated by our school and joined with 12 world-renowned universities such as Stanford University, Macquarie University, University of Waterloo, University of Hong Kong, and Oxford University to form the “International University Alliance for Earth Sciences”. Exchange and cooperation to achieve a win-win situation for the development of talent training and technological innovation. In recent years, the school has sent more than 900 teachers and students to visit, study abroad, and study for master's and doctoral degrees every year, and more than 400 foreign experts are invited to visit, give lectures, and participate in the school every year.


The Confucius Institute at Bryant University in the United States, the Confucius Institute at Alfred University in the United States, and the Confucius Institute at the University of Tarnovo in Bulgaria were established with the support of the school. It has 6 international scientific research cooperation centers including the "Sino-US Joint Trenchless Engineering Research Center". To implement the national "One Belt One Road" strategy, the "Silk Road Academy", "Jordan Research Center" and "Silk Road Geological Resources International Research Center" were established.

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