Hubei University

Why Study at Hubei University, China

Hubei University founded in 1931, located in Wuhan, Hubei Province, is a provincial key comprehensive university jointly established by the people's Government of Hubei Province and the Ministry of Education of the people's Republic of China. It has the Chinese government scholarships for overseas students in China and receive the students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. It is credited as the "first-class universities and colleges in China" in Hubei Province, and the "best civilized units" in Hubei Province.

Hubei University was founded in 1930 by Mr. Huang Jianzhong, Director of Hubei Provincial Education Department, as Hubei Province Rural normal College. In the spring of 1944, after Chen Yousong,a famous educationist, returned to Chongqing, he appealed to the National Government to reorganize Hubei Provincial Institute of Education as a national university.On July 16, 1949, the cultural and educational department of the Central-South military Control Commission took over the National Division. All school properties were handed over to the Hubei Provincial Institute of Education, which was continued by the National Division of Education. In January 1984, in order to arrange and develop the local higher education in our province as a whole, the Hubei Provincial Party Committee decided to change the Wuhan normal University from the Wuhan City to the provincial direct leadership and management. In May 2012, it was selected by the Ministry of education as the "basic capacity building project for colleges and universities in the central and western regions".
(2)Discipline and programs
Hubei University has 22 schools with total 82 disciplines including philosophy, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, economics, administration and arts. There are 5 PhDs in the first level, 41 in the second level, 6 in post-doctoral research, 22 in the master's degree, 145 in the second level, and 17 in the specialty. It has license categories (covering 34 areas),with 16 key subjects at the provincial level and 33 disciplines have been approved to set up special professorship positions in the Chutian Scholarship Program, and 51 professors have been employed. Hubei University has more than 1200 full-time teachers, including 727 professors and associate professors, 104 doctoral supervisors and 537 master's supervisors. There are 13 people in Hubei Province and 96 people in Chutian Scholars Program. More than 70 people have been granted special allowances from the State Council and Hubei Province, Wuhan Municipal Government and more than 40 people have been granted special allowances. It has 10 Provincial Brand Specialty and 3 Provincial Specialty Comprehensive Reform pilot projects,  31 provincial quality courses, 3 provincial quality video open courses and 2 provincial quality resource sharing courses.
(3)Academic facilities and Scientific research 
Hubei University has three campuses-Wuchang campus, Hankou campus, Yangluo campus, covering a total area of more than 2,000 mu. Total 215 million yuan has been spent on teaching and research equipment. Besides, there are 122 teaching and research laboratories, 95 multimedia classrooms, more than 17,000 sets of instruments and equipment and 131 teaching practice bases. By the end of 2014, the library had 2.511 million copies of Chinese and foreign paper documents, 2.7383 million copies of Chinese and foreign electronic books, 258 Chinese and foreign databases and nearly 46,900 kinds of Chinese and Foreign Electronic Full-text periodicals. In addition, an electronic reading room with nearly 400 computers, a multimedia reading room, a literature retrieval training room and a teacher retrieval room have been set up. The opening hours are 98 hours per week.
(4)Hubei University Achievement
The school has two national bases for the training and scientific research of basic subjects, one national base for cultural quality education for university students, one national experimental teaching demonstration center, two national university students' off-campus practical education bases, and three provincial level. College students' off-campus practical education base, one pilot project of innovative talents in humanities and social sciences at the provincial level, 11 talent training programs for strategic emerging industries in Hubei Province, 13 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 1 provincial university student Innovation activity Base, 3 postgraduates' workstations in Hubei Province, 1 Provincial Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Center in Hubei University, and 1 Reform pliot in Hubei Province Point out the college. It has 6 National characteristic Specialty Construction points one Ministry of Education undergraduate Specialty Comprehensive Reform pilot Project, 2 State-level quality courses and 1 State-level Top-quality Resource sharing course. It has undertaken the National Science and Technology Research and Development Program, the National Natural Science Foundation, the National High Technology Research and Development Program ("863 Program"), the State key basic Research and Development Program ("973 Program"), the State Science and Technology support Program, and the State Major Science and Technology projects, Hubei natural science foundation, Hubei province science and technology research projects, etc. It is responsible for a number of national and provincial key scientific research projects and won a number  national and provincial awards
(5)Communication and international cooperation
Hubei University has established academic exchange and scientific research cooperation with more than 100 universities in more than 30 countries and regions, sending experts and scholars to visit, give lectures, send students to study and study for degrees.  Since the 1960s, the school has been recruiting international studentsand now has nearly 200 international students of all kinds, such as undergraduate, graduate and docterate. In 2007 and 2008, the school cooperated with the University of Memphis and the State University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, to establish the Confucius Institute. It is one of the earliest colleges and universities in Hubei Province to establish Confucius Institute. In 2013, the Department of International Cooperation and Exchange of the Ministry of Education agreed to entrust the university with the task of preparing Chinese government scholarships for overseas students in China. It has established long-term stable cooperation with educational administrations in more than a dozen countries, such as the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Finland, Sweden, Norway,  the Netherlands. 
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