Introduction to Tianjin Agricultural University
Tianjin Agricultural University was founded in 1976. In 2001, approved by the Tianjin Municipal Government, Tianjin Urban and Rural Economics School were merged into Tianjin Agricultural University. In 1982, it was granted the right to confer a bachelor's degree, and in 2006 it was granted the right to confer a master's degree. In 1996, it passed the first batch of undergraduate teaching qualification evaluation by the State Education Commission. In 2007, it was awarded "Excellent" in the undergraduate teaching level evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education. The university takes agriculture as the main body, and the coordinated development of agriculture, engineering, management, science, economics, literature, and art. After years of school-running practice, a distinctive school-running feature that closely follows regional economic and social development and serves modern urban agriculture has been formed.
The university has three campuses, the campus covers an area of 1292 acres and the school building area is 380,000 square meters. There are modern teaching buildings, laboratory buildings, libraries, network centers, stadiums, and other facilities, and there are 14,000 students in the university.
The university takes discipline construction as the leader, and focuses on improving the quality of talent training, and vigorously implements the development strategy of "establishing the school by quality, strengthening the school with talents, building the school with characteristics, and building the school with culture". There are 15 colleges (departments), 7 disciplines, 47 undergraduate majors, and there are 9 first-level academic master degree authorization points and 4 master degree authorization points.
In 2017, it was approved as the Tianjin City 2017-2020 doctoral degree authorization unit project construction (cultivation) colleges and universities, and the three first-level disciplines of crop science, veterinary medicine, and aquatic products are the doctoral authorization construction disciplines. There are 1 Tianjin first-class discipline, 4 Tianjin municipal key disciplines, 5 Tianjin municipal characteristic discipline groups, and 1 national off-campus practice education base for college students. There are 4 national-level first-class undergraduate majors and 11 provincial-level first-rate undergraduate majors; there are 2 national-level first-class undergraduate courses, 7 Tianjin municipal-level quality courses, and 7 Tianjin municipal-level brand majors. In the past two teaching achievement awards, he has won 13 Tianjin Teaching Achievement Awards, including 5 first prizes and 8-second prizes.
The university takes the initiative to adapt to the needs of regional economic and social development and the development of modern urban agriculture, rationally adjusts the curriculum system, and gradually forms a more reasonable professional ecosystem that supports the development of modern agriculture; under the background of popular education, it is rooted in the land of Jingu to run the school and insist on production The road of integration of study and research.
In recent years, the employment rate of graduates has been above 90%, which is at the leading level among similar colleges and universities in the city. Tiannong graduates' unpretentious, down-to-earth, hard-working, hard-working character has been recognized by the society, and “get down, get started quickly, use, and retain” has become the consensus of employers on Tiannong students. The university has spread all over the world. Since the establishment of the school, it has sent more than 50,000 graduates of all levels and types to the society, and a large number of famous domestic and foreign agricultural science and technology talents, education experts, outstanding management experts, and leading cadres have emerged.
The university vigorously implements the strategy of "strengthening the school with talents" and has established a high-level teaching and research team. There are more than 1,000 faculty members, including 4 dual-employed academicians, 19 experts with special government allowances from the State Council, 1 national-level talent, and 24 provincial-level talents. There are 1 nationally outstanding teacher, 10 Tianjin famous teaching teachers, and 11 Tianjin municipal teaching teams.
The university insists on promoting teaching with scientific research, and the academic level is constantly improving. The school has four national scientific research and innovation platforms, including the National Bulk Freshwater Fish Processing Technology Research and Development Sub-center, the National Shellfish Industry Technology System Tianjin Comprehensive Experimental Station, Tianjin Key Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology and Breeding, and Tianjin Agricultural Animal Breeding and Healthy Breeding 50 provincial and ministerial platforms including key laboratories. In addition, there are 94 industry-university-research consortiums, and 11 enterprises have jointly established the Tianjin Enterprise Key Laboratory.
In the past five years, it has undertaken more than 1,000 scientific and technological projects at various levels, including 485 projects above the provincial and ministerial levels. One achievement won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award; 37 achievements won provincial and ministerial awards, including 2 first prizes of the National Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, and Fishery Harvest Award and 2 first prizes of Tianjin Science and Technology Progress Award. As a public publication, "Journal of Tianjin Agricultural University" has been rated as an excellent national agricultural journal and Tianjin first-level journal many times and has been listed as an important agricultural journal source by many domestic and foreign databases.
The university takes the creation of a civilized campus as the starting point, takes full responsibility, full responsibility, and full responsibility as the mechanism, with the goal of cultivating Tiannong students who are "sitting on the source", aspiring to revitalize the countryside, and knowing and loving agriculture, and continue to strengthen the campus culture Construction. In recent years, the school has focused on creating campus cultural festivals with the theme of "love the party, the country, love the agriculture, and love the school", "year-end ideological and political classes", "Tiannong famous lecture hall", "Siyuan lecture hall", and social practice in one hundred groups and one hundred villages. ”And other cultural brands; the construction of cultural venues such as the school history museum and the Wisdom Park small theater, making it an important cultural resource for promoting the spirit of Tiannong and inspiring teachers and students to love the party, the country, and the university.
The school actively expands international exchanges and cooperation, develops Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools, and continuously improves the level of open education. It has established friendly inter-school relations and exchanges and cooperation with more than 60 universities in more than 30 countries and regions, including Germany, Ukraine, the Philippines, Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Thailand.
Looking forward to the future, Tianjin Agriculture Univesity will continue to carry forward the Tiannong spirit of "love and dedication, hard work, unity, and continuous self-improvement", based on morality and building people, and strengthening agriculture as its own responsibility, continue to promote reform and innovation and accelerate the content type. Develop, serve the national strategic needs, focus on cultivating new types of talents who know agriculture and love agriculture, and fully embark on a new journey of building a high-level agricultural university with distinctive characteristics and outstanding advantages.
(Statistical data is as of March 2021)