Guangzhou University

Guangzhou University (GU) was merged, on July 11, 2000, by five tertiary institutions---Guangzhou Normal University, South China College of Construction, Guangzhou University, and Guangzhou Education College (Guangzhou Junior Teachers College). The history of university goes back to the year 1927. The university is dually affiliated to Guangzhou Municipal Government and Guangdong Provincial Government.

Master's Programmes

About

The university is fully committed to consolidating and expanding its undergraduate, graduate and international programs. The university comprises 26 schools, and is authorized to run 3 PhD programs with 20 grade-2 subjects, 27 master programs with 150 grade-2 subjects. In addition, the university offers 5 professional master programs in 27 fields, including pedagogy, engineering, physical education, art and international Chinese language teaching. It also offers 69 undergraduate programs with coverage of 8 disciplinary fields, including philosophy, history, literature, law, pedagogy, art, science, engineering, management and economics.

International exchange and cooperation have always been a priority work of the university. Up to 2011, the university has established the partnership with more than 100 overseas institutions. The university is available for international students to study Chinese and apply for degree study. It also enrolls students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan as well.

In the new age, the university is engaged in making a contribution to the community. The goal of the university is to mold itself as a comprehensive university with a characteristic and ranks in a leading position among the universities of similar type.

The university is actively undertaking the national and provincial research programs, such as national “973”and “863” projects. It has established more than 30 research institutes or centers specializing in a wide range of subjects, including Interdisciplinary Research Center, Earthquake Engineering Research Test Center, Human Right Research Center, Research Institute for Development of Guangzhou, Research Institute for Computer Science & Software etc.

Research

The university is actively undertaking the national and provincial research programs, such as national “973”and “863” projects. It has established more than 30 research institutes or centers specializing in a wide range of subjects, including Interdisciplinary Research Center, Earthquake Engineering Research Test Center, Human Right Research Center, Research Institute for Development of Guangzhou, Research Institute for Computer Science & Software etc.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student Reviews

A wonderful Guangzhou University
Hafiz Ur Rahman rated 5 out of 5 stars

Overall the university environment for study is awesome. Good research facilities and funding. I like the support from the academic staff as well as the teachers. Overall, university location is beautiful, study environment is excellent, research findings and Scholarships are better than other Chinese universities. Because, some professor support their students...

Nice.. I like it
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Everything is very well

Studying in wonderful China
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really enjoyed studying at Guangzhou University. This is a wonderful university. I studied oil painting, that's why i was particularly interested. Thanks to my teachers, i was able to understand chinese painting - it also helped me. Then, to combine chinese and european styles in my works. I was able to learn a lot, and for this im very grateful to my teachers.

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