It is adjacent to the National Library in the south and Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park in the north.
The campus environment is elegant, simple, and beautiful, with a rich cultural atmosphere and distinctive ethnic characteristics.
The Central University for Nationalities is a university with distinctive characteristics established by the party and the state to solve China's ethnic problems and train ethnic minority cadres and senior professionals.
The predecessor of the school was Yan'an Nationalities Institute established in 1941. After the founding of New China, with the approval of the central government, the Central Institute for Nationalities was established in Beijing in 1951, and Ulanhu was the first dean.
In November 1993, it was renamed the Central University for Nationalities; in 1999 and 2004, the school entered the national "211 Project". ", "985 Project";
In 2002, the State Ethnic Affairs Commission, the Ministry of Education, and the Beijing Municipal People’s Government signed the "Agreement on the Key Joint Construction of the Central University for Nationalities", accelerating the pace of school reform and development;
in 2017, it entered the "Double The ranks of "first-class" Class A colleges and universities. The current school party secretary Zhang Jingze and principal Guo Guangsheng.
The successive leadership collectives of the party and the country have always cared and attached great importance to the construction and development of the Central University for Nationalities.
The older generation of party and state leaders, such as Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, has received representatives of teachers and students from the school 17 times.
When the school was renamed the Central University for Nationalities in 1993, Comrade Jiang Zemin inscribed the new school name.
In June 2001, Comrade Zhu Rongji visited the school and, on behalf of the central government, put forward the goal of "building the Central University for Nationalities into a world-class university for nationalities".
In the same year, Hu Jintao, Li Lanqing, and other leading comrades personally approved the "Request for Further Running the Central University for Nationalities" jointly reported by the National Ethnic Affairs Commission, the Ministry of Education, the State Planning Commission, and the Ministry of Finance.
In 2009, when he inspected the work of the school, Comrade Xi Jinping pointed out: "The Central University for Nationalities has an important position in China's higher education system and the cause of national unity and progress.
It has made important contributions to the national unity and progress of the country and the economic, social, and cultural construction of ethnic regions.
Contribution. After more than 70 years of development and construction and the unremitting efforts of several generations, the school has become an important base for cultivating outstanding ethnic minority talents.
An important base for ethnic theoretical research and decision-making consultation on ethnic issues, and a place to inherit and promote the excellent culture of various ethnic groups. Important base.
At the beginning of the school’s establishment, a group of celebrities in the academic world, such as Pan Guangdan, Wu Wenzao, Fei Xiaotong, Weng Fujian, Wu Zelin, Feng Jiasheng, Yang Chengzhi, Lin Yaohua, Fu Lehman, Yu Daoquan, When You, Ma Xueliang, Wang Zhongshan, etc.
Came to teach at the school and became the school’s teaching staff. An important founder of scientific research and discipline construction.
The total number of faculty members is 1843, of which 1125 are full-time teachers. Among the full-time teachers, there are 680 professors and associate professors, accounting for 60.4% of the total number of full-time teachers.
Among them are Dai Qingshan, Mou Zhongjian, Hu Zhenhua, Liu Bingjiang, Ma Yue, Mi Ruoru, Li Kuizheng, Yang Shengmin, Jin Bingham, Ban Ban Dorje, and other well-known experts and scholars.
There are also many young and middle-aged rookies emerging, and they have gradually become academic leaders. In addition, the school employs more than 130 foreign experts to teach every year.
The school currently has 4 special-appointed professors in the "Changjiang Scholars Award Program" of the Ministry of Education, 63 high-level talents including young scholars of the "Changjiang Scholars Award Program" of the Ministry of Education, and 8 experts with outstanding contributions from the National Ethnic Affairs Commission.
There are 2 national famous teaching teachers, 1 national model teacher, 16 famous teaching teachers in Beijing, and 21 special government allowances from the State Council.
The school has established exchanges and cooperation with more than 200 universities and scientific research institutions in 44 countries and regions, including Yale University in the United States.
Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, Oxford University, Humboldt University in Berlin, Leiden University in the Netherlands and other 30 world-class and first-class in the university.
A group of famous scholars with important influence in related disciplines come to the university to give lectures and exchanges every year.
The school currently has 1 department, 23 colleges, 66 undergraduate majors covering 11 disciplines, 5 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 5 post-doctoral research mobile stations, and 27 first-level discipline master degree authorization points.
3 national key disciplines, 5 provincial and ministerial key disciplines at the first level, and 17 at the second level.
1 provincial and ministerial cross-key discipline, 2 national humanities basic disciplines talent training and scientific research bases, 1 humanity and social sciences of the Ministry of Education Key research bases, 1 Ministry of Education key laboratory, and 1 Beijing Engineering Technology Research Center.
Nearly 40 provincial and ministerial-level scientific research platforms were established or commissioned, 1 national-level experimental teaching demonstration center, 5 Beijing experimental teaching Demonstration centers. In 2018, the school was approved by the Beijing Municipal Education Commission as a pioneering park for college students in Beijing.
The school recruits students from 31 provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government, and Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.
There are 16,694 full-time students, including 11,332 undergraduates, 5,362 master and doctoral students, and 185 ethnic minority preparatory students (our school); undergraduates (Including preparatory students), the proportion of minority students is 48.4%.
The school is a "Chinese Government Scholarship" receiving school for international students. Nearly 700 international students from more than 50 countries are studying at the school.
Since its establishment, the school has sent more than 180,000 graduates of all ethnic groups to the country. Among them, there are nearly 1,000 well-known experts and scholars, nearly 100 provincial and ministerial-level leaders of ethnic minorities, nearly 1,000 prefectural and department-level leaders, and more than 10,000 county-level leaders.
They are in different positions for the national unity and development of the country. The cause has made outstanding contributions.
The Central University for Nationalities has become a cradle for cultivating outstanding talents of ethnic minorities and setting examples of national unity.
The school currently covers an area of 380,000 square meters, with a building area of 592,000 square meters, more than 200,000 square meters of teaching and administrative buildings, and a total asset value of 3.4 billion yuan.
The new campus is located on the bank of Qinglong Lake in Fengtai District, Beijing. It covers an area of 810,000 square meters and is currently under construction.
The first batch of students is planned to officially settle in September 2020. The school has more than 4.9 million volumes of various books and e-books, and the collection of books and documents on ethnology and Chinese minority languages and literature ranks among the top universities in China.
The school press is a publishing base for national ethnic subjects textbooks and works. "Journal of Central University for Nationalities" and "Ethnic Education Research" are national core journals issued both at home and abroad.
The National Museum contains more than 50,000 precious national cultural relics and has become a practice base for student patriotism education and teaching.
At present, all teachers, students, and staff of the school hold high the great banner of Xi Jinping’s new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics, thoroughly implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, never forget the original aspiration, keep in mind the mission, serve the national strategy and the cause of national unity and progress, and serve the ethnic minorities and ethnic minorities.
For the development of ethnic regions, we will comprehensively promote the implementation of the five strategies of establishing schools by quality, strengthening schools with talents, building schools with characteristics, strengthening schools with management, and opening schools.
With the spirit of reform and innovation and the courage to overcome difficulties, we will strive to promote the construction of "double first-class".