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The aerial view of the north gate of China University of Geosciences [Photo/cug.edu.cn]

China University of Geosciences (CUG), founded in 1952, is one of universities listed among the "211 project" affiliated with the Ministry of Education, and it is also the research and education center of Geosciences Resources and Environmental Studies in China.

It is renowned for the study of geosciences with two national key disciplines: geological resources and geological engineering, and geology. At present, CUG has developed into a comprehensive university offering multiple disciplines with geology, geological resources, environmental studies and geological engineering technology as the main features and the coordinate developments of sciences, engineering, liberal arts, management, economics, law, education and philosophy.

CUG is adjacent to the national high-tech development zone and China Optical Valley, with East Lake scenic area by its side. The Yifu Science and Technology Museum of CUG is the first and only national 4A-level scenic spot among all Chinese universities. The school covers an area of 1.12 million square meters with a building area of 757,217 sq m. The campus is divided into east campus, west campus and north campus.

China University of Geosciences is proud of its teaching and administrative staff comprised of 3205 people. Among them are 420 professors and 497 associate professors, including 10 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences, five foreign academicians of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, five foreign academicians of Russian Academy of Engineering, 10 professors listed in the "National Talents Project", 13 professors receiving funds from the "Cheung Kong Scholars" program, 13 awardees of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, and 31 professors receiving funds from the "ChuTian Scholars" program.

The teaching building in China University of Geosciences [Photo/cug.edu.cn]

CUG has long been devoted to international cooperation and exchanges. As of today, CUG has signed cooperation agreements with 150 universities from more than 100 countries. Each year, CUG welcomes foreign guest lecturers and over the years more than 350 foreign experts have been invited to deliver lectures in CUG. Three projects have been listed in "University Innovation bases of talent introduced from overseas (111 plan)" of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and Ministry of Education In Addition, we have been proud to have founded six research collaboration centers.

CUG has thus far co-founded three Confucius institutes, specifically the Confucius Institute at Bryant University in USA, the Confucius Institute at Alfred University in USA, and the Confucius Institute at University of Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria.

Address: 388 Lumo Road, Wuhan, Hubei province
Postcode: 430074
Tel: +86-27-87481030
Fax: +86-27-87481030
Email: cugxb@cug.edu.cn
Official website: http://en.cug.edu.cn/index.htm (English)

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