Chongqing University, as one of the national key universities directly under the Ministry of Education, is also listed among the 211 and 985 projects.
Located in Chongqing's Shapingba district, Chongqing University is a high-level research comprehensive university established in 1929.
The university has set up 36 departments in 11 specialties such as science, engineering, economics, management, law, literature and history. It has more than 46,000 students including 19,000 master's and doctoral degree students and more than 1,800 international students.
The university has received international students from 144 countries such as the United States, Canada, Italy, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Tanzania.
It employs over 5,200 staff members, with seven of those being academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and more than 70 who enjoy the special government allowance.
Covering 347 hectares, the university has four campuses and a total building area of about 1.6 million square meters. The university is equipped with an advanced modern library with more than 4.67 million books and 3.63 million e-books.
Chongqing University has paid great attention to international communication and cooperation with 217 prestigious universities from over 30 countries and regions, including the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Russia. Moreover, it has established cooperation with several overseas companies and research institutes such as Siemens and Korea Electronics Technology Institute.
After years' of development, the university has cultivated over 400,000 talents, with 40 becoming academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Address: 174 Shazheng St, Shapingba district, Chongqing
Zip code: 400044