China Agricultural University

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As the oldest agricultural higher education institution in China, CAU’s history can be dated back to October 1905, when the College of Agriculture was founded by the Qing Dynasty in the Jing Shi Da Xue Tang (the former Imperial University of Peking and the present Peking University).


As the leading institution of higher learning and research in the field of agriculture in China, CAU consists of 14 colleges and 60 departments. CAU’s faculty includes six academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and six academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 526 professors and 755 associate professors. The total enrollment is approximately 20,000 students, including 13,000 undergraduates and 6,700 post-graduates.


CAU faculty and staff participate in more than 400 overseas visits per year for research, training and conference. More than 200 CAU students are studying abroad this year. The number and enthusiasm of students for study overseas has been increasing.

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University Ranking

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Student services

Office of International Relations is a window responsible for the opening up and the internationalization progress of China Agricultural University. The Office has been playing an important role in managing and serving jobs for scholarship students, self-supporting students, short-term exchange students and continuing education students.

Students with living or study problems can consult the Office of International Relations for help.

Student Life

Campus life

CAU owns a total campus area of 157 hectares, of which constructed area is over 1.22 million square meters.

A number of big buildings were completed for use in 2007: Life Science Building, College of Engineering Building, College of Information and Electrical Engineering Building, Student Dorm No. 2 and some staff apartment buildings. A brand new Olympic Games Wrestling Gymnasium located in CAU campus was ready in mid-2007 and it successfully served Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. A brand new building for animal science and veterinary medicine was also opened early in 2012. CAU’s overall appearance has been remarkably updated in the first twelve years of the 21st Century.

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Good learning environment and supporting guide from the university side

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Now currently doing my third year in B.A.Engish Literature. I also finished my one year Diploma course in Human Resources in the same University. I'm physically challenged. But I want to do my MBA IN HUMAN RESOURCES.

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