Northeast Forestry University

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Northeast Forestry University (NEFU) was founded July, 1952 from the combination of the Department of Forestry, College of Agriculture in Zhejiang University and the Department of Forestry in Northeast Agricultural College. 

NEFU is situated in Harbin, the center of the largest state-owned forest region in China. The main campus covers 136 hectares. NEFU also has two education bases for research and practice, the Mao’ershan Experimental Forest Farm (also known as Mao’ershan National Forest Park) and the Liangshui Experimental Forest Farm (Liangshui National Natural Reserve). The total area of the university reaches 33,000 hectares.

NEFU is a multidisciplinary university with Forestry and Forestry Engineering as its dominant disciplines. Also offered is an extensive coverage of disciplines including agriculture, science, engineering, economy, management, liberal arts, law, medicine, and art.

Currently, the university is comprised of seventeen colleges and a graduate school, with programs ranging from bachelor’s degrees to doctoral degrees. 

There are more than 23,000 students studying at NEFU at present and 130,000 students have graduated since its founding. It has 2,500 faculty members, 1,200 of whom are full-time instructors.

NEFU considers the education of international students important, as well. It has established cooperative relationships with over 100 universities and research institutes from more than thirty countries and regions. There are about 200 experts and scholars from Europe, North America, Asia, and China’s Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan regions who have visited NEFU for academic purposes each year. More than 120 instructors from NEFU go abroad for the same purposes.  

NEFU has also developed a variety of student exchange programs with cooperative universities in the US, France, Finland, Russia, South Korea, Japan, etc. A number of students from NEFU are sponsored by the Chinese government to study and obtain degrees from cooperative universities. NEFU has also educated a number of excellent international students from over sixty countries of five continents as one of the admission universities for international students sponsored by the Chinese Government Scholarship.

Address:  No 26, Hexing Road, Xiangfang district, Harbin

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