Welcome to the 8th Jiangsu University Forum for High-level Overseas Talents
Zhenjiang enjoys a favorable location on the Yangtse River, and has produced a myriad of celebrated men in history. The city where Jiangsu University is located is rich in cultural heritage, now ranked among the National Historic and Cultural Cities and the Ten Most Livable Cities in China. The over-3000-year old Zhenjiang city and the over-100-year-old Jiangsu University join hands to enhance their international influence, seizing the historic opportunity offered by China’s New Era to push forward the University-City cooperation. Just on this great occasion, we warmly welcome you to the 8th Jiangsu University Forum for High-level Overseas Talents.
Jiangsu University is a key comprehensive university founded in August 2001 by merging the former Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang Medical College and Zhenjiang Teachers’ College with the approval of the Ministry of Education. Early in 1978, it was ranked by the State Council of China among the top 88 key universities in China and became one of the first institutions of higher learning in China entitled to conferring a bachelor’s, a master’s and a doctor’s degree. Co-sponsored by Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government and the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the University ranks among the first batch of Jiangsu High-level Universities under construction, holds the honorary title of National Outstanding University for Undergraduate Teaching, and ranks among the first batch of 50 Sample Universities in China for High Employment of Graduates, the first batch of National Sample Universities for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the first batch of Universities with Quality Accreditation for the Education of International Students, and the National Pilot Universities for “Three-Whole Education” Comprehensive Reform.
With a long-held tradition of “Supporting Agriculture by Industry”, Jiangsu University has pooled strengths to “Fortify and Boost Agriculture”, to cultivate talents with “Knowledge of and Love for Agriculture”, and to reinforce her advantages in agriculture disciplines. Jiangsu University is a vice-president member of China Association for the Promotion of Agriculture International Cooperation, a standing director member of National Agricultural Machinery Equipment Innovation Center, and a vice president member of National Alliance for Integrated Development of Rural Industries. Jiangsu University ranks among Top 500 Universities in the World on the ARWU, coming out the 892nd in the world and the 43rd in China’s Mainland respectively on the University Rankings of the Times Higher Education, and the 224th in Asia and the 51st in China’s Mainland respectively on the QS Asia University Rankings.
With a persistent effort to promote development, Jiangsu University has been constantly raising her capability of scientific and technological innovation and social services. Since the initiation of the “13rd Five-year Plan”, the University has won 524 projects funded by the National Science Foundation of China (ranking among the top 50 universities in 6 consecutive years), and 50 projects funded by the National Social Science Foundation of China. So far, the University has won 13 national awards for scientific and technological achievements. We boast 2 national key disciplines, 1 national key discipline (under cultivation), 10 priority disciplines of Jiangsu colleges and universities, and 7 Jiangsu key first-category disciplines under “the 13th Five-year Plan”. We boast 14 first-category doctoral disciplines, 13 centers for post-doctoral studies, such national platforms for sci-tech innovation as Research Center for Pumps and Systems Engineering & Technology, National-Local Government Joint Engineering Center for Hybrid Power Vehicles, and Institute of New Rural Development, as well as National Training Base for Intellectual Property (Jiangsu).