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China University of Geosciences (Beijing) is located on Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, where there are many prestigious schools. It is a well-known institution of higher learning at home and abroad. The school is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education and co-built with the Ministry of Natural Resources.

In 2017, it entered the ranks of the national "double first-class" university construction.

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) was developed in 1952 by the Beijing Institute of Geology, which was formed by the merger of the geology departments (subjects) of Peking University, Tsinghua University, Tianjin University, and Tangshan Railway Institute. It is a university with distinctive characteristics and a profound heritage.  The school was moved in 1970, and in 1978, under the direct care of Comrade Deng Xiaoping, the school resumed at the original school site in Beijing.

The established China University of Geosciences in 1987. It runs relatively independent schools in Beijing and Han. It is one of the first batches of 33 universities in my country to pilot graduate schools, and the first batch to enter the ranks of the national "211 Project" and the national "985" superior discipline innovation platform.

In February 2000, China University of Geosciences was transferred from the Ministry of Land and Resources to the Ministry of Education as a whole. In March 2005, the university headquarters was abolished, and both Beijing and Han were running schools independently.

The school has always carried forward the fine tradition of geology to serve the country, shouldered the glorious mission of pioneering socialist construction. Cultivated a large number of geological professionals urgently needed for economic construction, and made indelible contributions to the development of the new Chinese industry and the development of geological undertakings.

He has developed a distinctive character that is more frustrated and firm, strong and courageous, and has formed the value pursuit of "love the motherland, endure hardships, be a pioneer, and dare to explore".

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) has 16 colleges, 41 undergraduate enrollment majors, 16 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 33 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 14 professional degree authorization categories.

There are 16,466 full-time students, including 8,389 undergraduates, 6,177 postgraduates, 1,682 doctoral students, and 218 international students and overseas Chinese students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. The school covers an area of 5,258,443 square meters and has practice bases in Zhoukoudian, Beidaihe, and Pingquan, Hebei.

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) is a research university with geology, resources, and environment as its main characteristics, covering science, engineering, literature, management, economics, law, and other disciplines. Two disciplines, geology, geological resources, and geological engineering, were selected as national "double first-class" construction disciplines, and two disciplines received A+ in the fourth round of discipline evaluation.

The six disciplines of earth science, engineering, environment/ecology, material science, chemistry, and computer science have entered the top 1% of the ESI world, and earth science has entered the top 1‰ of the ESI world.

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) has a high-level faculty with 2192 faculty members, including 982 full-time teachers, 259 professors, 399 associate professors. and 353 doctoral supervisors.

The school has 10 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 8 national-level talents project, 14 national outstanding youth science fund winners, 4 "Changjiang Scholars" distinguished professors.

National-level teaching teacher award winners 1 person, 2 national outstanding teachers, 1 national "Ten Thousand Talents Program" teaching teacher, 1 national university Huang Danian teaching team, 1 national excellent teaching team, 11 national outstanding youth science fund winners, "Changjiang Scholars". "There are 3 young scholars, 22 famous teaching teachers in Beijing, and 3 famous young teachers in Beijing. There are 15 post-doctoral research mobile stations.

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) has an outstanding reputation for talent training. The school has always regarded the Lide tree as its fundamental task and has cultivated more than 200,000 outstanding talents for the country.

A large number of elite leaders have emerged, represented by Comrade Wen Jiabao. 40 graduates have been elected as academicians of the two academies, and more than 200 have become provincial and ministerial-level graduates.

The above model workers. The school adheres to the training goal of high-quality innovative talents with "excellent morality, solid foundation, extensive knowledge, and profound professionalism".

Adheres to the position of the center of talent training and the foundation of undergraduate education, and forms the "general education, professional education, and innovation and entrepreneurship education".

Integrated education system. The school has 10 majors selected as first-class undergraduate majors, 11 national-level quality courses, 2 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 1 national-level virtual simulation experimental teaching center.

Students participate in various discipline competitions, voluntary services, social practice, innovation and entrepreneurship, and literary sports competitions.

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) is an important base for national geoscience research. The school strengthens scientific layout and organizational planning and has made outstanding achievements in scientific research projects.

High-level academic achievements, scientific research awards, scientific research personnel training, scientific research platform construction, and intellectual property and achievement transformation.

Important achievements have been made in the geological evolution of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, non-traditional isotope geochemistry, geological processes and mineralization, ultra-deep drilling, and polar research.

Many papers have been published in top international journals such as Nature, Science, and Nature Geoscience. In the past five years, the school has won 44 national, provincial, and ministerial science and technology awards as the first completion unit.

The school has 17 national key laboratories of geological processes and mineral resources, a national rock, mineral, and fossil specimen resource sharing platform, and 17 key laboratories, engineering centers, and provincial and ministerial-level scientific research platforms of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Natural Resources.

The school will promote the construction of the “five majors” of university subject construction, big science plans, big scientific installations, big science and technology projects, and big resource platforms, and promote the transformation and upgrading of traditional earth science to earth system science.

China University of Geosciences (Beijing) is active in international exchanges and cooperation.

The school has cooperated with the University of California, Los Angeles, Colorado School of Mines, the University of Waterloo in Canada, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, the University of Hanover in Germany, the Potsdam Center for Geosciences, the University of Sydney in Australia.

Macquarie University and several world-class universities and high schools. Level research institutions have signed cooperation agreements. have exchanges and cooperative relationships with more than 200 colleges and scientific research institutions in more than 60 countries and regions.

Have been approved for 4 colleges and universities subject innovation and intelligence introduction bases ("111 plan"), and have implemented multiple countries One foreign expert won the "Friendship Award" of the Chinese Government. Relying on the "China-Africa University 20+20 Cooperation Program", the school has established a Confucius Institute at the University of Namibia.

Step into a new era and make strides on a new journey. China University of Geosciences (Beijing) adheres to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.

Upholds the school motto of "hard work, simplicity, truth-seeking, and pragmatism", implements the "three-stage" strategic concept for the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the school, and adheres to morality To foster people, implement "landing actions".

Unswervingly follow the path of connotative development, concentrate on construction, and seek development with one heart and one mind.

And constantly create a new situation in the construction of world-class universities in the field of earth sciences, and strive to achieve the "two centenary" goals and The Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation makes new and greater contributions!


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