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Guangzhou University

Guangzhou University (GU) was merged, on July 11, 2000, by five tertiary institutions---Guangzhou Normal University, South China College of Construction, Guangzhou University, and Guangzhou Education College (Guangzhou Junior Teachers College). The history of university goes back to the year 1927. The university is dually affiliated to Guangzhou Municipal Government and Guangdong Provincial Government.

PhD Programmes

About

The university is fully committed to consolidating and expanding its undergraduate, graduate and international programs. The university comprises 26 schools, and is authorized to run 3 PhD programs with 20 grade-2 subjects, 27 master programs with 150 grade-2 subjects. In addition, the university offers 5 professional master programs in 27 fields, including pedagogy, engineering, physical education, art and international Chinese language teaching. It also offers 69 undergraduate programs with coverage of 8 disciplinary fields, including philosophy, history, literature, law, pedagogy, art, science, engineering, management and economics.

International exchange and cooperation have always been a priority work of the university. Up to 2011, the university has established the partnership with more than 100 overseas institutions. The university is available for international students to study Chinese and apply for degree study. It also enrolls students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan as well.

In the new age, the university is engaged in making a contribution to the community. The goal of the university is to mold itself as a comprehensive university with a characteristic and ranks in a leading position among the universities of similar type.

The university is actively undertaking the national and provincial research programs, such as national “973”and “863” projects. It has established more than 30 research institutes or centers specializing in a wide range of subjects, including Interdisciplinary Research Center, Earthquake Engineering Research Test Center, Human Right Research Center, Research Institute for Development of Guangzhou, Research Institute for Computer Science & Software etc.

Research

The university is actively undertaking the national and provincial research programs, such as national “973”and “863” projects. It has established more than 30 research institutes or centers specializing in a wide range of subjects, including Interdisciplinary Research Center, Earthquake Engineering Research Test Center, Human Right Research Center, Research Institute for Development of Guangzhou, Research Institute for Computer Science & Software etc.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
901
2018
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2017
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
928
2019
-
2018
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

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