Huaqiao University

Why Study at Huaqiao University, China

Huaqiao University (HQU) is a National key construction university. Over the last half century since its establishment in 1960, by adhering to the philosophy of “integrating Chinese wisdom and foreign expertise, unifying moral character and professional excellence”, and with strong commitment to serving overseas Chinese and disseminating Chinese culture, Huaqiao University has evolved into an internationally oriented comprehensive teaching and research university. This is the place we call a cradle of educational elites, and a spiritual home of overseas Chinese. Over 160,000 alumni (40,000 hailing from overseas) have benefited from immersion in traditional Chinese culture and exposure to the excellent foreign cultures, thereby standing out in nationwide competitions in technology, sports, entrepreneurship and many other areas.

(1) History 
Huaqiao University (HQU) was founded in 1960 in Quanzhou city, Fujian province, and the city is a famous hometown of overseas Chinese. It is the university that premier Zhou Enlai personally approved to set up, and also the first institution of higher education named after the “Huaqiao” in China. In 1983, Hhuqiao University has been identified by the Chinese government as the national key construction (support) university. In 1997, Jimei huaqiao continuation school was merged into Huaqioa University and renamed as Huawen college of huaqiao university. In 2003, the school was awarded the excellent grade in the first batch of undergraduate teaching work in the ministry of education. In October 2006, the construction project of the first phase of xiamen campus was competed, and the official opening ceremony and the campus opening ceremony of was held on 16 October. In 2017, the school was selected as the "double top" construction university in fujian province.
(2) Discipline and programs
For more than  half a century, HQU has developed into a comprehensive institution of higher  education capable of program offerings in 12 disciplines--philosophy, economics,  law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medical  science, management, and arts. HQU has a comparative strength in Chinese  language and culture education, science and engineering programs, such as  Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Material Science and  Pharmacy. Overall, the 29 colleges and 90 research institutes have been  supporting numerous projects funded by both government and industries, one of  which led to the award of the National Science and Technology Development by the  central government. The school has one national key discipline and 10 key disciplines of the overseas Chinese affairs office of the state council. The three disciplines of chemistry, engineering and materials science in the school entered ESI global ranking top 1%, and the number of selected subjects ranked second in fujian province.
(3) Academic facilities and Scientific research 
Huaqiao University has 14 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, students excel in all kinds of competitions at home and abroad. Huaqiao university library has a total collection of 1.5 million volumes, with more than 3,000 publications in China and abroad, and more than 30 database resources in Chinese and foreign languages. From 2006 to 2010, the school undertook 51 national research projects, including the national outstanding youth fund 973 and 863. There are 329 provincial-level scientific research projects, including 6 major projects and 60 key projects. School teachers published 4128 academic papers, and the number of scientific papers published by schools in SCIE and EI was ranked 90th and 55th in the national universities. In 2000-2013, 343 patents were authorized.
(4) Huaqiao University Achievement
HQU is a national key construction university, key construction of colleges and universities in fujian province and fujian province high-level university, included in the national key subject project, the one thousand plan, 1 + 2 + 1 China and the United States the talent training plan experimental base cultivating creative personnel. School is after xiamen university in fujian province which is the second in the graduate school and a professor, associate professor of higher learning right to review, has recommended an exemption postgraduate qualification, is the first "level of job of undergraduate course teaching evaluation in excellence" university and the first university in new China to implement the board system.
(5) Communication and international cooperation
HQU  has 4550 overseas Chinese, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and foreign students from more than 40 countries and regions. It is one of the universities with the largest number of overseas students. School is the unit of the national first batch of qualified to enroll foreign students, and there are offices or admissions offices on all five continents; it is the Hong Kong government chartered, one of the associate entrance pilot universities since school, trained nearly 170000 various talents at home and abroad. The school has signed exchange students and joint training programs with more than 100 universities in the United States, Europe, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and other countries and regions. At the same time, the school is committed to the construction of characteristic of English international curriculum system, have opened international course "economic management", " molecular pharmacology" such as English international courses, comprehensive bachelor, master, doctor multilevel and multidisciplinary, two-way and joint training mode.
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