Since its establishment, Xiangtan University has steadily improved its comprehensive school-running strength and core competitiveness. It ranks 43rd among mainland universities in the "Times Higher Education 2020 World University Rankings", and has become one of the few domestic universities to enter THE, USNEWS, and other authoritative international universities at the same time. One of the universities in the university rankings. The school is a university jointly built by the People's Government of Hunan Province and the Ministry of Education, and a university jointly built by the People's Government of Hunan Province and the National Defense Science, Technology and Industry Administration.
The school has a graduate school, 23 colleges, and a teaching department. The disciplines cover 9 majors including literature, history, philosophy, science, engineering, economics, management, law, and art, and 4 disciplines including chemistry, materials science, engineering, and mathematics. The ESI ranking of the company has entered the top 1% of global universities and scientific research institutions, and 7 disciplines have entered the 2019 Shanghairanking world-class discipline rankings. There are 3 national key disciplines, 5 domestic first-class construction disciplines in Hunan Province, 10 domestic first-class cultivation disciplines in Hunan Province, 4 national defense disciplines; 15 first-level discipline doctoral programs, 1 second-level discipline doctoral programs, 31 There are 1 first-level master's degree programs, 19 master's degree categories, 15 post-doctoral research stations; 19 national-level first-class undergraduate professional construction sites, 11 national-level characteristic majors, 1 national-level professional comprehensive reform pilot major, 8 All majors have passed the national engineering education professional certification.
The school has 1 national applied mathematics center, 1 national international science and technology cooperation base, 2 national and local joint engineering laboratories, 1 national and local joint engineering research center; 2 key research bases of humanities and social sciences in universities of the Ministry of Education, 1 China National Tourism Administration China Red Tourism Innovation and Development Research Base, 3 Key Laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 2 Engineering Research Centers of the Ministry of Education; 1 Provincial and Ministry Co-constructed Collaborative Innovation Center, 3 Hunan “2011 Collaborative Innovation Centers” and 2 A professional think tank with characteristics of Hunan Province; 4 innovation teams from the Ministry of Education, 5 innovation research groups from the Hunan Self-Science Fund, 3 high-level talent gathering engineering innovation teams in Hunan Province, 8 scientific and technological innovation teams from universities in Hunan Province; it is the first batch National patent collaborative application pilot unit, the first batch of national intellectual property information service centers of universities.
The school has 1,551 full-time teachers, and the proportion of teachers with senior professional titles or doctorate degrees exceeds 76%, and the teachers with experience of studying abroad account for 25%. There are 5 dual-employed academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 4 candidates for the "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 7 Yangtze River Scholars, 4 winners of the National Outstanding Youth and Excellent Youth Fund, and 7 national candidates for the "Hundred, Thousand, Thousand, Thousand Talents Project". 4 national model teachers, 7 national excellent teachers, 4 national teaching teachers, 2 winners of the Fengkang Scientific Computing Award, 1 national “four batches” talent in the national propaganda and culture system, 1 national propaganda and ideological and cultural youth talent, A large number of high-level teachers and scientific research teams including 1 national outstanding scientific and technological worker, 1 national intellectual property leader, 1 national patent information leader.
In recent years, the school has made outstanding achievements in the establishment of national projects. The number of projects approved by the National Social Science Fund ranks among the top 24 universities in the country; the number of SCI and EI papers published has ranked first in Hunan Province for five consecutive years; the copy of social science papers by the National People’s Congress The amount of data reprinted and the comprehensive index ranked among the top 3% of universities nationwide; 5 think tanks were selected into China's first batch of think tank index list (CTTI). Scientific research achievements have won more than 120 awards at or above the provincial level, such as the National Natural Science Award, the National Science and Technology Progress Award, the Ministry of Education's Outstanding Achievement Award for Scientific Research in Higher Education Institutions, the Hunan Science and Technology Award, and the Hunan Provincial Social Science Outstanding Achievement Award. It has established academic workstations, innovation research institutes, and other high-level production-university-research bases. In the past five years, more than 1,300 production-university-research cooperation projects have been signed and nearly 3,300 patents have been applied for.
The school has 32,628 full-time students, including 7,155 doctoral and master students. It has 3 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, the first batch of national education training bases for outstanding legal talents, the national talent training model innovation experimental zone, and the national college student cultural quality education base; it is the implementation unit of the "National College Student Innovative Experimental Program" and the first batch of deepening in the country Innovation and entrepreneurship education reform model colleges, national innovation and entrepreneurship model experience colleges, and national graduate employment model experience colleges. Since the establishment of the school, nearly 310,000 graduates have been trained, and a large number of outstanding alumni have emerged, making important contributions to national construction and social progress.
The school’s international and domestic influence is expanding. It has successively established cooperation and exchange platforms with nearly 60 universities and scientific research institutions in more than 20 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan, and carried out more than 30 international cooperation training projects; established the Confucius University of Leon in Spain The college and the Confucius Institute at Makerere University in Uganda. The school is selected by the Chinese side of the "China-Africa University 20+20 Cooperation Program" by the Ministry of Education.
"Shaofeng is high, Xiangshui is long, and the humanities resort is a palace of science and education...". The school will adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, thoroughly implement the spirit of the General Secretary's important instructions to Xiangtan University, promote the Hunan University spirit of keeping in mind the entrustment, working hard and pursuing excellence, and take root in the hometown of great people to run a socialist university with Chinese characteristics. , To accelerate the construction of "double first-class" and make greater contributions to the realization of the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation!