University description (as per official university website)
Directly under the Ministry of Education, Lanzhou University is a national key comprehensive university, the national " 985 Project "and" 211 Project "one of the key universities. School was founded in 1909 , the beginning of the Administrative Law School in Gansu, 1928, Sun Yat-sen in the expansion of Lanzhou, 1945, was formally renamed the National Lanzhou University.2002 years and 2004 years, Gansu Grassland Ecological Research Institute, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou Medical College have merged.
The school is located in the Yellow Sea capital of Gansu Province - Lanzhou City, the campus area of 3828 acres, has six campuses, there are three affiliated hospitals. School teachers is strong, the existing in-service staff 4221 people, full-time teachers in 1799 , including professor is higher 397 , associate professor, etc.
Lanzhou University academic and distinctive features, wide range of disciplines, covering all outside military science than 11 disciplines,. Existing 8 national key disciplines, 2 national key disciplines cultivate discipline, 27 provincial key disciplines, 33 provincial key disciplines health care. There are 1 national key labs, 6 Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education, 1 Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture, 2 Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of Education focuses on the base, 3 Ministry of Education, the State Foreign Experts Bureau of Discipline innovative talent from overseas base, 3 months Key Laboratory of Gansu Province, a a Engineering Research Center in Gansu Province, 4 Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education, 4 Ministry of Education Web-cooperation Research Center, a National Natural Science Foundation of a German research center.
Lanzhou University is one of the first bachelor, master, doctorate awarded the right to establish the first post-doctoral research stations, the first set the text, national basic science research and teaching training base, the first elected to the National Student Innovation Experimental program one university. Approval of the Ministry of Education has a graduate school. School has 85 undergraduate programs, 187 master degree professional, 56 doctoral professional, 7 doctoral-level discipline, 10 professional degree programs, 12 post-doctoral research stations. There are 6 state-level training base, 3 state-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 2 a test area of innovation personnel training mode, 8 provincial and ministerial level scientific research and teaching basic training base. Graduates are known for solid foundation, wide knowledge, hard work hard work and welcomed by the community. Since the school has been trained for the country of 20 million or talented people, many people become well-known experts, scholars, entrepreneurs and outstanding Party and government management personnel.1999 to the present, there have been 12 elected as Fellow alumni.2008 , the Lanzhou University, winner of National Outstanding Youth Fund ranked specialist training schools of the top of the list 9 bits.
Lanzhou University, known for basic research, scientific research known, and extensively applied research. In recent years, the school adhere close to the national targets, based on the Northwest features, strongly support the new growth point of discipline, commitment and service for major state projects the capacity of local economic and social development were greatly improved. Has access to national, ministerial and provincial scientific and technological achievements of 500 items, editing and publishing a variety of monographs, textbooks, translated 900 -odd. According to SCI and Statistics, Lanzhou University is published in international journals most papers, one of most cited universities. In recent years , schools are SCI papers included the number of science and technology university in the nation before the 20 -bit, scientific papers by SCI journal citation ranking university before 13 -bit.
Lanzhou University, and actively develop foreign exchange and cooperation with many countries and regions, 80 more universities and research institutions to establish academic exchange relations, in recent years has sent 500 more than young teachers to study abroad, graduate study and research cooperation, 1300 many foreign experts and scholars invited to lecture school exchange to accept international students 400 odd.
A new historical starting point, Lanzhou University, will be the construction of the coordinated development of multi-disciplinary comprehensive, research-based, internationally renowned for the high level of university goals, adhering to the "self-improvement, unique," the school motto, carry forward the spirit of Atlanta, strengthen the sense of open , focus on inner construction, improving education quality, adhere Talent Strategy and build a harmonious campus for the western region's economic and social development, development and national rejuvenation of higher education to make greater contribution!