Chang'an University

Why Study at Chang'an University, China

Brief Introduction 

Chang'an University is a university located in Xi'an, China. Chang'an is the ancient name of Xi'an which means "Perpetual Peace" in Classical Chinese. It is one of the State "211 Project" key development universities and is directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education. It has five campuses (The Main, Yanta, Xiaozhai, Weishui and Taibai) in Xi'an.

1. History

Chang'an University was merged by the former Xi'an Highway University, Xi'an Engineering Institute and Northwest Institute of Construction Engineering on April 18th, 2000. 

2.Discipline and programs 

Chang’an University has 22 schools or departments, 5 national-level key disciplines, 26 provincial-level key disciplines, 8 post-doctoral research stations, 8 first-level and 50 second-level doctoral programs, 26 first-level and 118 second-level master programs, 78 undergraduate specialties as well as 9 fields of degree conferment of Mater of Public Management and Master of Industrial and Commercial Management, and 16 enrollment fields of masters in engineering. Furthermore, it is one of the national bases of culture and quality education for college students, and the selection and training base for reserved officers of the Chinese People's Armed Police.

3.Academic facilities and Scientific research

Chang'an University has perfect teaching facilities and advanced research equipments. It owns 20 key subjects and laboratories of national, provincial and ministry level. Among the national colleges, it has the sole high-speed automobile testing ring road, the comprehensive testing site, the top-grade gymnasium and playground.  

Chang’an University now has over 1,900 full-time teachers, including 3 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 national “Thousand Talents Program” expert, 3 "Yangtze River Scholar" chair professors, more than 1,060 full and associate professors, of whom more than 150 are doctoral supervisors, and more than 780 are master supervisors, 7 national and provincial level experts with outstanding contributions, and 80 teachers who have been enrolled on the advanced talent list of the “National Talent Project of the New Millennium” or have been entered in the advanced talent bank of Ministry of Education, Ministry of Transportation and Shaanxi Province.

Striving along the route of combining teaching, scientific research and school-run industries, in recent years, the university has accomplished thousands of scientific research projects.

4.Great achievements 

Chang’an University has accomplished more than 6,000 scientific research projects, including the national “973” and “863” key projects, the National Natural Science Foundation research projects. 18 projects were awarded national technology prizes including the first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award. Over 500 projects were awarded ministerial and provincial level prizes. The university has accomplished more than 360 education teaching research projects including national planning project More than 50 projects were awarded the national and provincial Teaching Achievement Award. Its annual scientific research funds sum up to more than 700 million CNY.

The national level academic journals published by Chang’an University include China Journal of Highway and Transport, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Journal of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Journal of Earth Sciences and Environment, Journal of Chang’an University (Natural Science Edition), Journal of Chang’an University (Social Science Edition), Road Machinery & Construction Mechanization and Automobile Drivers. Among them, 2 are national key development journals, 3 are Ei database entry journals, and 4 are Chinese core journals. China Journal of Highway and Transport and Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering are in the rank of “100 Remarkable Academic Journals of China”.

5.Communication and international cooperation 

Chang’an University is also one of the first universities which have provided foreign aid education and recruited students from regions like Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. Following the trend of the internationalization of higher education of the country, in recent year, the university has strengthened its exchange and cooperation with more than 120 institution of higher education and scientific research institutions from countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, Ukraine, Japan and the South Korea. It has also joined the Sino-US ““1 +2 +1” Talent Nurturing Program and established an international universities league with Rostov State Architectural University from Russia. The Chang’an Foreign Language Training Centre of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs is located here. In recent year, the university has hosted and sponsored a series of high-level international and national academic conferences.



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