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About Inner Mongolia Agricultural University

Inner Mongolia Agricultural University is a multidisciplinary university with eight disciplines including agriculture, engineering, science, economics, management, literature, law, and art, with a focus on agriculture and forestry, and grassland animal husbandry. A complete higher education system of colleges, bachelors, masters, and doctors. In 2001, it became a university supported by the “One Province, One School” of the National Development of Western Regions. In 2012, it became a “provincial joint construction” university by the State Forestry Administration (now the State Forestry and Grassland Administration) and the People’s Government of the Autonomous Region. It entered the country in 2013. The Central and Western Higher Education Revitalization Plan supports the ranks of colleges and universities.

 

1. History

In 1952, the former Hebei Agricultural College, the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine of the Plains Agricultural College, and the veterinary specialty of Shanxi Agricultural College moved to Guisui (now Hohhot), and the Inner Mongolia College of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, the first undergraduate college in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region was established. In 1958, the Inner Mongolia Forestry College was established. In 1960, Inner Mongolia College of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine was renamed Inner Mongolia College of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. In 1999, Inner Mongolia Agriculture and Animal Husbandry College and Inner Mongolia Forestry College merged to form Inner Mongolia Agricultural University.

 

2. School scale

The school now has 23 departments (including vocational and technical colleges) including the College of Animal Science, and there are 35080 full-time students in general higher education (28,561 in the main department). There are 4583 graduate students (including 3067 full-time students) and 639 doctoral students. There are 154 international students. The school covers a total area of 14,000 acres (including the science and technology park), and the campus covers a total area of 3,360 acres (the main campus is 2,630 acres). The school’s main teaching and administrative buildings cover an area of 409,200 square meters, 4 standard track and field venues (halls), and a total value of 1 billion yuan in teaching and research equipment.

 

3. Major

The school currently has 1 national key discipline, 3 national key cultivation disciplines, 23 provincial and ministerial key disciplines, and 11 first-class construction disciplines in the autonomous region. There are 12 post-doctoral research mobile stations, 13 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 24 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 8 professional master degree authorization categories. There are 82 undergraduate majors in general higher education, 2 pilot projects (including 8 majors) of the National Excellent Agricultural and Forestry Talent Education and Training Program, 7 national-level characteristic majors, and 1 national-level comprehensive reform pilot major.

 

4. Faculty

There are 1351 full-time teachers in the school headquarters, 761 teachers with senior professional titles, accounting for 56.32% of the total number of full-time teachers; 1195 teachers with a master's degree or above, accounting for 88.45% of the total number of full-time teachers, of which doctorate teachers account for 52.11%. There are “Changjiang Scholars Award Program” distinguished professors and “National Outstanding Youth Science Fund” sponsored 1 person, “National Outstanding Youth Fund” sponsored 2 people, and the Central Organization Department’s “Ten Thousand Talents Program” science and technology innovation leader 2 people, “Millions There are 8 national candidates for the Talent Project, 91 experts enjoying special government allowances from the State Council, 51 young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions from the state and autonomous regions, 15 national and autonomous regional outstanding returned overseas students, and 3 national labor model and advanced workers , The autonomous region went deep into the front line of industrial, agricultural and animal husbandry production to make outstanding contributions to 18 scientific and technological personnel, 1 person won the national "Young Female Scientist Award", 3 chief experts of the autonomous region "333 Talent Project", and "New Century 321 Talent Project" 8. There are 8 second-level candidates, 91 of the "Prairie Talents" of the Autonomous Region, 36 Grassland Talents Team, and 10 of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Outstanding Talent Award. He was awarded 2 national forestries and grassland "teaching teachers", 28 autonomous region-level teaching teachers, and 18 autonomous region-level teaching talents. 3 vice-chairmen and 9 members of the professional teaching steering committee of colleges and universities were selected. 9 teachers were awarded the honorary title of "Smart Teaching Star" by the Online Education Research Center of the Ministry of Education.

 

5. Teaching

The school currently has 1 national-level teaching team and 23 autonomous region-level teaching teams. There are 5 national quality courses, 2 national quality resource sharing courses, 2 national virtual simulation experimental teaching projects, and 22 industry-university cooperative education projects of the Ministry of Education. There are 1 national talent training model innovation experimental zone, 2 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, 1 national off-campus practice education base for college students, 1 national college student cultural quality education base, and the first batch of agricultural science and education cooperation talents from the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Agriculture Three culture bases. During the "13th Five-Year Plan" period, 6 national-level education and teaching reform research projects and 175 autonomous region-level projects were undertaken. There are 40 autonomous region-level brand majors, 6 key construction majors, 1 undergraduate professional comprehensive reform pilot project, 9 experimental teaching demonstration centers, 72 autonomous regional-level quality courses, 4 high-quality quality courses, and first-class virtual simulation experiment teaching courses 4, and 14 online open courses for colleges and universities in the autonomous region have been established. During the "Twelfth Five-Year" period, there were 38 provincial and ministerial planning textbooks, 24 Mongolian textbooks, 7 national agricultural education textbook awards from the China Agricultural Science and Education Foundation, and 3 forestries higher education excellent textbook awards from the State Forestry Administration. During the 13th Five-Year Plan period, there were 58 provincial and ministerial planning textbooks, 44 Mongolian textbooks, and 5 national agricultural education textbook awards awarded by the China Agricultural Science and Education Foundation. It has won 8 national teaching achievement awards, 73 autonomous region-level teaching achievement awards, and 13 regional ethnic education outstanding scientific research achievement awards.

 

6. Scientific research

Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", the school has presided over nearly 3,000 scientific research projects at various levels and has received more than 1.2 billion yuan in scientific research funds. There are 576 scientific fund projects with total funding of 275 million yuan; 5 projects in the "13th Five-Year Plan" national key research and development plan have been presided over with total funding of 129 million yuan. In 2017 and 2018, agricultural sciences entered the top 1% of ESI in the world, and 3 achievements in the research fields of characteristic animal genomes and lactic acid bacteria were published in "Nature Communications". Won the Autonomous Region Science and Technology Special Contribution Award 2 people, He Liang Heli Science and Technology Innovation Award 1 person; as the first completion unit, won 78 provincial and ministerial level science and technology and social science achievement awards, including 13 first prizes; as the main completion unit, Won 2-second prizes for National Science and Technology Progress and 1-second prize for technological inventions. Relying on the "International Science and Technology Cooperation Base", it presided over 15 key national international cooperation projects. Set up a project to build 30 school-level scientific and technological innovation (cultivation) teams, including 2 key field innovation teams selected by the Ministry of Science and Technology, 3 science and technology innovation team development plan teams of the Ministry of Education, 2 innovation teams of the Ministry of Agriculture, and 9 autonomous region science and technology innovation team construction teams. A. One national-level field scientific research observatory and 66 provincial and ministerial-level key laboratories (engineering research centers, field stations, and humanities and social sciences bases) have been built.

 

7. Social service

In 2013, the school was included in the second batch of National Colleges and Universities New Rural Development Research Institute construction plan. Thirteen scientists and comprehensive experimental station teachers were selected for the "13th Five-Year" national modern agricultural industrial technology system. The school was approved as a national-level professional and technical personnel continuing education base, and 2 autonomous region science demonstration bases were approved. In 2018, the Rural Revitalization Research Institute was established to comprehensively coordinate and manage the transformation of scientific and technological achievements and social services. Through the "school-local-enterprise" cooperation, 7 comprehensive test stations for rural revitalization, more than 30 characteristic industrial bases, and technology service points have been built. The results of self-cultivation and development of probiotic strains and veterinary vaccines have been transformed, and the contracted amount has accumulated more than 50 million yuan. In recent years, the average annual contract value of the school's horizontal projects is more than 20 million yuan. Since 2013, 146 scientific and technological training courses at all levels and various types have been carried out, and more than 8,000 scientific and technological talents of various types have been trained in and outside the region. The school has signed strategic cooperation framework agreements with Zhengda Group, Yili Group, Mengniu Group, Mengcao Drought Relief Group, Jinyu Group, Sino Sheep Industry, Minfeng Potato Industry, and other enterprises. The school and the People's Government of Taiyou Banner jointly built the "Chilechuan Agricultural Expo Park", and 30,000 square meters of smart greenhouses and 24 acres of sunlight greenhouses were completed and put into use.

 

8. Open school

It has established inter-university cooperation and academic exchanges with more than 70 universities and scientific research institutions in more than 20 countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Russia, Japan, and Mongolia. Development Center" "Malik Management Center Inner Mongolia Agricultural University Branch Center". In the past five years, the school has selected more than 500 teachers for overseas visits and academic exchanges, and more than 800 experts and professors have come to the school for academic exchanges, visiting lectures, scientific research cooperation, and other activities. The school established the "Belt and Road" Research Institute and participated in related "Belt and Road" education foreign aid projects and academic exchanges, and scientific research cooperation. In 2012, the school became the contractor of the foreign aid training project of the Ministry of Commerce, undertook 25 multilateral and bilateral foreign aid training sessions, and trained more than 600 trainees from 52 countries. In 2015, the school became the "Ministry of Education Study Abroad Training and Research Center", and it has trained more than 8,000 students. The school has implemented the "2+2" cooperative education project since 2005 and sent a total of 248 students to study in foreign cooperative colleges and universities. Since 2005, the school has enrolled international students and has enrolled 526 international students from 15 countries including Mongolia and Russia.

 

9. Social honor

The school’s party committee was awarded the honorary title of “advanced grassroots party organization” nationwide and the district, and the school was awarded the district’s “May 1st Labor Medal” and the district’s first batch of “civilized campus” titles. The Vocational and Technical College won the honorary title of "National Education System Advanced Group", the Academic Affairs Office was awarded the titles of "Advanced Academic Affairs Office" and "Excellent Academic Affairs Office" of ordinary colleges and universities across the country, and the Youth League Committee of the school was rated as the National Youth League Committee of the May Fourth Red Flag. He has repeatedly won the titles of "National University and Technical College Student Volunteer Summer Vacation "Sanxiaxiang" Excellent Unit" and "Advanced Collective for Student Work and Graduate Employment in the District". The School of Animal Science was awarded the "National May 1st Labor Medal", the School of Veterinary Medicine was named "the advanced group of ethnic unity in the whole region", and the School History Exhibition Hall was identified as the "Moral Education Base for College Students in Inner Mongolia".

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