Nankai University

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Nankai University is a comprehensive university with a wide range of disciplines. It features a balance between the humanities and the sciences, a solid foundation and a combination of application and creativity. The university has 24 academic colleges, together with the Graduate School, the School for Continuing Education, the Advanced Vocational School, the Modern Distance Education School, and categories covering literature, history, philosophy, economics, management, law, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, teaching and art. Nankai University offers 81 undergraduate specialties (including 18 national characteristic specialties), 231 master's programs, 172 doctoral programs, 28 post-doctoral research stations and 29 authorized primary doctoral specialties.

There are 6 first degree national key disciplines (covering 35 second degree disciplines), 9 second degree national key disciplines, 2 national key cultivating disciplines, and 27 first degree Tianjin municipal key disciplines. Furthermore, there are 2 national key laboratories and 8 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education. The university has 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Science, 1 key laboratory of the State Environmental Protection Administration, 13 key laboratories of Tianjin, 3 engineering centers of the Ministry of Education, 3 national engineering centers, 9 national bases for basic science research and talent cultivation, 7 key research bases for humanities and social sciences, 7 innovation bases in philosophy and social sciences and 4 science and technology innovation platforms included in Project 985. It also has a base for quality cultural education.

Equipped with top academic capability and a creative spirit, Nankai University has a well-balanced faculty team in terms of age and specialization. Among the 1,993 faculty members, 888 are doctoral supervisors, and 997 are master's supervisors. There are 711 professors and 797 associate professors, 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 5 academicians of The Third World Academy of Sciences, 15 members of the Subject Assessment Division of the Degree Appraisal Committee of the State Council, 12 nationally accredited experts who have made outstanding contributions, 38 chair professors and 16 lecture professors invited under the Yangtze River Scholar Award program, 39 recipients of the National Outstanding Talent Foundation, 13 recipients of Excellent Young Teachers Prizes supported by the Ministry of Education, 21 winners of the Cross Century Talents Foundation under the Ministry of Education, 22 teachers selected by the national Millions of Talents Program, 8 teachers awarded by the Ministry of Education with the honor of Outstanding College Lecturer and 8 nationally famous masters of higher education.

Nankai University has a fully-fledged education system for producing undergraduates, postgraduates in master's and doctoral programs and post-doctoral researchers. Currently, the university has a total enrollment of 24,950 students, including 13,517 undergraduate students, 8,129 master's candidates, 3,304 doctoral candidates, 2,048 foreign students, 1,059 part-time adult students and 42,445 students on distance education programs.

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Balitai campus: No.94 Weijin Road,  Nankai District, Tianjin

Jinnan campus: No.38 Tongyan Road, Jinnan District, Tianjin

Taida campus: No.23 Hongda street, Binhai New Area, Tianjin



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