Dali University

Why Study at Dali University, China

Dali University (DU) Is a public university located in the national historical and cultural city - Dali City, Yunnan Province, it is in "Excellent Doctor Education and Training Program" pilot colleges and universities selected for the Ministry of Education as a  medicine, pharmacy, education and biology for the advantages of ethnology and art as the characteristics of multidisciplinary integration, multilevel coordinated development of comprehensive undergraduate school. The school was founded in 1978, as of June 2016, the school has two  campus, the campus covers an area of 2300 mu, building area of 550000 square meters. The school has more than 17000 full-time students, continuing education more than 21,000 students. There are 1012 full-time teachers, of which more than 462 associate professors titles, more than 130 professors and more than 700 people with master's degree.

1. History

Dali University was founded in 1978, Dali Medical College and Dali Teachers College. In 1982 September, Dali Medical College was established. In August 1987, Dali Medical College received the right to grant a bachelor's degree. In 1997, passed the original State Education Commission undergraduate teaching qualification assessment. In October 2001, approved by the Ministry of Education, Dali Medical College and Dali Teachers College merged to form Dali College; Yunnan Provincial People's Government decided to Dali Industrial School, Yunnan Radio and Television University, Dali Branch incorporated into the school. In April 29, 2015, the school officially changed its name to Dali University.

2. Discipline and Programs

Now Dali University has 16 colleges, offering 53 bachelor and 28 master degree programs in liberal arts, science, medical science, engineering, education, economics, agriculture, law, management and art. College of Engineering, Agronomy and Biology, Public Health, Pharmacy and Chemistry, Nursing, Political Science and Management, Marxism, Foreign Languages, Mathematics and Computer, Education Science (Teachers College), Physical Education, Art, Continuing Education. In addition, there are 4 first-level discipline master's degree, 28 second-level discipline master's degree, three master's degree authorization, in 2009, pharmacy was listed as Yunnan province doctoral project construction discipline; 7 provincial key disciplines. 2 national characteristics of professional construction, 3 provincial key construction professional; 2 provincial experimental teaching demonstration center;  5 provincial excellent course. 

3. Academic Facilities and Scientific Research

Dali University has campus covers an area of 2300 mu, building area of 550000 square meters. Strong facilities support education  for  more than 17000 full-time students, more than 21,000 continuing education students. There are 1012 full-time teachers, of which more than 462 associate professors titles, more than 130 professors; master's degree or above with more than 700 people.  Dali University has a key philosophical and social science research base in Yunnan Province, two provincial key laboratories, a provincial engineering research center, seven university-level research institutions. Yunnan Province, the focus of philosophy and social science research base: heritage and development of historical and cultural research base . Provincial Key Laboratory: Pathogenic Biology Laboratory, Erhai Lake Basin Protection and Sustainable Development Research Key Laboratory . Provincial Engineering Research Center: West Yunnan Medicinal Plant Resources Development and Utilization Engineering Research Center . Institute of Medicine, National Institute of Culture, Institute of Vector and Pathogenic Biology, Department of Medicinal Plant Research, Research Office of Students' Physique Monitoring, Research Office of Higher Education .  

4.Great Achievement

Dali University has received more than 90 National Natural Science Fund projects and National Social Science Fund projects from 2009 to 2014, , more than 120 provincial and ministerial level scientific research projects, foreign fund projects 8; participation in two major national science and technology research projects ; More than 20 provincial and ministerial level scientific research awards, more than 90 national patents authorized. "Dali College Journal" is awarded as the core journal by the China Science Evaluation Research Center and Wuhan University Library and the evaluation of science and education network in China . In 2003, Dali College received the right to confer master's degree. In 2008, the Department of Education organized by the undergraduate teaching evaluation of the outstanding conclusions. In 2009, won the title as "national employment experience typical college graduates." In 2014, was approved as the second batch of national theory and policy research base of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission construction units. In 2015, it was awarded as  "national civilized unit".

5.Dali Medical College

Dali Medical College now covers an area of about 16 hectares, construction area of over 40,000 square meters. In the 90s of last century, it has clinical medicine and school medicine programs with scale of 2,000 students in school. 1991--1992, students in 1000, of which 700 undergraduates, 300 students. The college leaders pay much attention to the construction of teachers, there were more than 380 faculty members in 1992, including professors, associate professors, lecturers accounted for 50% of the total number of full-time teachers, has basically formed a professional categories, the basic rational structure of the teachers, Teaching work carried out smoothly, and actively organize scientific research. Has undertaken the Ministry of Health, Yunnan Science and Technology Commission, the Provincial Health Department, the Provincial Education Commission and other research projects more than 40 items. 1982 - 1992, the college teachers and teaching management staff at home and abroad published hundreds of papers; invited some domestic and foreign well-known scholars to the hospital lectures, lectures and exchanges, active academic atmosphere, improve the academic Level. Through 10 years of construction and development, college conditions have been fundamentally improved, built a full-featured teaching building, library, laboratory building and sports facilities.

6. Communication and International Cooperation

Dali University has been strengthening its exchange and cooperation programs with South and Southeast Asian countries, and with the United States, England, Sweden, Australia, and some other countries. The University has joint or exchange programs with many universities, higher institutions around the world. Up to now, the University has close connection with 41 foreign universities or organizations in teaching and academic research. In December 2007, initiated by Dali University and cooperated with the Cambodian Ministry Education and Royal University Phnom Pehn (RUPP), “The DHY Chinese Center” was established in RUPP and started teaching Chinese in the country, which attracted great concern and attention in Southeast Asian countries. In addition, the University has also established Chinese language practice bases in Laos PDR, Cambodia and Thailand. Due to the great achievements in international exchange and cooperation, the University was selected by the People’s Government of Yunnan Province as one of the four “going out” universities. The “International Day”, an annual function, launched in the year of 2002, was awarded as one of the “Excellent Achievement Prize of Campus Culture” by the China’s Ministry of Education.


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