Qingdao University, situated in the Chinese eastern seaside city Qingdao, faces the Yellow Sea to its south and Mount Fushan as its background, creating a beautiful academic setting. Qingdao University, authorized by the National Committee of Education and Shandong Provincial Shandong Provincial Government in 1993, is a comprehensive university incorporating the former Qingdao University, Shandong Textile Engineering College, Qingdao Medical College and Qingdao Teachers’ College, and is now the largest university in Shandong Province.
The University comprises 25 colleges and 73 specialties with undergraduate programs covering literature, history, philosophy, law, economics, management, natural sciences, engineering, medical science, education, etc., and 25 provincial key disciplines, laboratories and engineering research centers. We also have 6 specialties with doctor programs and 60 specialties with master programs.
The University has 4,000 staff members and more than 32,000 full-time students, including1,600 graduate Students, In addition, there are 700 foreign students and more than 11,000 students for continuing education. 1,100,000 square meters of university buildings are housed on the 1,700,000 square meters campus. The library, with 3 million books and more than 4,700 periodicals, is one of the largest libraries in Shandong. The University has 2,000 teachers, including one member of Chinese Academy of Science, two members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and another 7 external academicians, 281 full professors, 868 associate professors and more than 150 doctors. And there are a large number of international renowned scholars in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Medical Science, Automation, Computer Science, Textile Engineering, International Relations, Chinese Language and Literature, and History.
The University leads the country in researches on Luxun’s works, Pre-Qin Dynasty literature, non-linear excitation computer control systems, super low temperature cornea freezing, nutrition and immunity and natural pigment extraction. the University also has cooperation with many provincial and municipal enterprises and has established specialty research institutes with Haier, Hisense, Blue Goose and Double Star.
International exchange programs have been established with more than 40 universities and twinning agreements have been signed with 20 universities in 50 countries and regions, including the USA, Britain, Germany, Japan, Russia, Canada, Australia, Singapore and Israel, It is one of the two Universities with the major to enroll foreign students in Shandong and an HSK test center has been established in the University.
In the new century, Qingdao University will develop its school spirit and strive to bring the University into a highly-developed, internationalized new type of comprehensive university with emphasis on its openness to the world.
Qingdao University is a new comprehensive university in Shandong Province, which was combined with the former Qingdao University, Shandong Textile Engineering Institute, Qingdao Medical College and Qingdao.
The Graduation Exhibition of Student in Major of Clothing Design
QDU comprises of 25 colleges, 73 specialties with undergraduate programs covering literature, history, philosophy, law, economics, management, natural sciences, engineering, medical science, education, etc. There are 25 provincial key disciplines, laboratories, and engineering research centers, and 66 specialties with doctor and master programs.
We have 2,000 teachers, including one member of Chinese Academy of Science, two members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and another 7 external academicians, 281 full professors, 868 associate professors.
International exchange programs have been established with more than 40 universities and regions, including the USA, Britain, Germany, Japan, Russia, Canada, Australia, etc.
Now the wheel of history has steered into the 21st century and the new millennium. A new era of reform and development has begun. QU also faces unprecedented new challenges and opportunities.
We are determined to seize the opportunities and meet the challenge. To do this, QU must insist her aim of development: “to be open-minded, internationalized and high-graded”, must maintain its focus on teaching and research, on development, must strengthen international contacts to become a bridge for cultural, scientific and technological exchanges between the east and the west of the world.
We are striving to do all of these much harder than before, in order to make QU to be a domestically advanced, internationally renowned university.