University of South China-logo
University of South China

HOME > About us > About us

About us

School Profile





University of South China is a comprehensive university jointly established by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the National Health Commission, the National Defense Science and Technology Industry Bureau, China National Nuclear Corporation and the Hunan Provincial People's Government. In March 2000, Central South Institute of Technology merged with Hengyang Medical College to form Nanhua University. In October 2002, the Sixth Institute of Nuclear Industry was merged. The school is a university supported by the basic capacity building project of universities in the central and western regions of the country. It is an outstanding engineer and outstanding doctor education and training unit approved by the Ministry of Education. It is a group of undergraduate enrollment colleges.



In the course of more than 60 years of development, the school has adhered to the school motto of "Mingde, erudition, seeking truth, and far-reaching", and promoted the Nanhua spirit of "diligence and pragmatism, willingness to contribute, vigorous and self-reliant, and daring to be the first". Adhere to the focus on talent training, and continuously promote the all-round development of the cause. Since entering the new century, the school has made continuous strides towards the goal of "a first-class domestic and internationally renowned high-level university".



The school has formed a discipline and professional system that focuses on engineering and medicine, and 9 disciplines including philosophy, economics, law, literature, science, management, and art. There are 27 directly affiliated colleges, 6 directly affiliated hospitals (First Affiliated Hospital, Second Affiliated Hospital, Affiliated Nanhua Hospital, Affiliated Changsha Central Hospital, Affiliated Third Hospital, and Affiliated Public Health Hospital), and 11 collaborative affiliated hospitals , 23 postgraduate cooperative training units. There are 67 undergraduate majors, 24 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 19 master professional degree authorization types; 5 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points; 3 first-level discipline post-doctoral research mobile stations. The school recruits students from all over the country (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and some countries and regions in the world. There are more than 35,000 full-time undergraduates, nearly 5,000 doctoral and master candidates, and more than 600 international students.



There are more than 1,800 full-time teachers in the school headquarters; nearly 3,000 clinical teachers in directly affiliated hospitals. There are nearly 640 professors and chief physicians with senior professional titles, and more than 1975 personnel with deputy senior titles; there are 14 national defense science and technology innovation teams, ministerial and provincial innovation teams, provincial universities science and technology innovation teams, and provincial teaching teams; there are overseas high-level personnel Talent plan winners, Changjiang Scholars distinguished professors, winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, national-level outstanding young and middle-aged experts, chief scientists of national major projects, winners of the New Century Excellent Talent Support Program of the Ministry of Education, experts enjoying special government allowances from the State Council, etc. There are more than 260 provincial and ministerial academic leaders, teaching teachers, and outstanding young and middle-aged experts.



The school has 15 national-level first-class undergraduate majors, including national-level characteristic majors, national defense key majors and shortage majors, outstanding plan majors, comprehensive reform pilot majors, 21 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, virtual simulation experimental teaching centers, and practical education bases There are 7 courses, 7 national-level first-class courses, 3 national-level fine courses and fine open courses. There are 35 provincial-level school-enterprise cooperation talent training demonstration bases, innovation and entrepreneurship-driven employment demonstration bases, and college students' innovation and entrepreneurship incubation demonstration bases, and 425 comprehensive practice bases.



The school has a national demonstration base for training innovative talents of integrated nuclear medicine, a collaborative innovation center for nuclear fuel cycle technology and equipment jointly established by the provinces and ministries, a national demonstration international scientific and technological cooperation base for nuclear energy and nuclear safety, and a national and local cooperation in the treatment of airborne pollutants in the built environment and radioactive protection Engineering Research Center, National Engineering Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Intractable Diseases, National Clinical Medical Research Center for Metabolic Diseases (Core Member Unit), National and Local Joint Engineering Laboratory for Vascular Implant Development (Core Member Unit), National Health Emergency for the Elderly There are 12 national scientific research and popular science platforms including integrated demonstration bases, national clinical teaching and training demonstration centers, national advanced stroke centers, national nuclear science popularization education bases, national military industry and regional culture and social science popularization bases; 23 provincial and ministerial key laboratories 18 Provincial Engineering Technology Research Centers/Research Centers, 2 Hunan Collaborative Innovation Centers, 3 Hunan Academician Workstations, 1 Hunan Branch of the National Eye Disease Clinical Medical Research Center, and 8 Hunan Clinical Research Centers There are 19 provincial scientific research bases, 13 industry key laboratories, 3 social science research bases in Hunan Province, 6 social science popularization bases in Hunan Province, and 10 national defense supporting disciplines and 10 provincial key disciplines. Domestic There are 3 first-class disciplines and 5 national defense specialty disciplines. The school has successively undertaken the "863" plan, the "973" plan, major special projects of the Ministry of Science and Technology, national key research and development projects, major research projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, key projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, national defense basic research projects, and special nuclear energy development projects There are more than 3000 scientific research projects; 12 national science and technology awards, more than 300 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, and more than 20 provincial and ministerial outstanding social science achievement awards. The school's clinical medicine disciplines and chemistry disciplines have entered the top 1% of ESI's global rankings.



The school has established cooperative relations with China Academy of Atomic Energy, international organizations, and nearly 100 universities and scientific research institutions at home and abroad.



The library has more than 2.78 million paper books, more than 2,400 Chinese and foreign periodicals, and 372 TB of digital resources, including 2.03 million e-books. The school sponsors "Chinese Journal of Arteriosclerosis", "Central South Medical Science Journal", "Journal of Nanhua University·Natural Science Edition", "Journal of Nanhua University·Social Science Edition" and other academic journals.



The school was shortlisted in the "Times Higher Education" World University, Discipline, and Emerging Economies University Rankings, ranking among the top universities in the province. The school has been rated as the National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Typical Experience University, the National Advanced Collective for the Admissions of General Colleges and Universities, the National Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Education Advanced Collective, and the National Military Culture and Education Base; it is a civilized unit in Hunan Province, a national defense education base, and an advanced unit for student funding. The School of Nuclear Science and Technology of the school was selected as one of the first batch of “Three All-round Education” comprehensive reform pilot departments in the country.



For more than 60 years, the school has provided nearly 260,000 high-quality professionals for the country and localities, and a large number of outstanding alumni have emerged. Graduates are widely distributed in the defense industry, nuclear industry, health and health, environmental protection, equipment manufacturing, financial management and other industries. They become the backbone of technology and management of the unit, and contribute to national construction and development, social civilization and progress, local economic construction and society Make a positive contribution to development.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on Wechat