About Jiangsu University
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Jiangsu University (JU) is ranked among the top 100 out of over 2,000 higher educational institutions in China. JU isone of the oldest institutions in China, and its origin can be traced back to 1902 when it was first established as Sanjiang Normal College. JU was then founded out of the initial college by combining the former Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (a national key university), Zhenjiang Medical Collegeand Zhenjiang Teachers’ College with approval from the Ministry of Education, China in August, 2001. Currently, JU is a teaching, research and community oriented comprehensive institution with emphasis on engineering disciplines. It is one of the first groups of universities that offered doctoral programs for students. At the moment, JU has 26 schools offering 87 bachelor, 170 master and 42 PhD degree programs in 9 academic fields namely: Engineering, Science, Medicine, Literature, Economics, Law, Management, Education and History. In addition, the university has 3 national key academic disciplines. Four principles, Engineering, Materials Science, Clinical and Chemistry, ranks among the top 1% of the ESI Inte’l Discipline Ranking.
JU has been entrusted by the United Nations to train many high ranking management personnel and experts in Agricultural Machinery. Since 2005, JU started to enroll a complete batch of degree learners. Presently, over 700 international students from more than 80 countries are studying in JU. Since 2010, JU has been focusing on promoting internationalization through extensive learning and research work. The number of international students has also been estimated to reach about 1, 200 by the year 2015.