Hunan Agricultural University

Why Study at Hunan Agricultural University, China

Hunan Agricultural University a key provincial university of Hunan with a beautiful campus of 2.27 square kilometers, is situated in Furong District of Changsha. The beautiful scenery of Liuyang River and Lake Donghu, the fresh air, and tranquil surroundings enlisted the university as a member of the provincial garden-like organizations.

1. History

In 1903, the Xiuye school was founded and the school was upgraded to Hunan Provincial Xiuye Agricultural and Forestry College in 1950. Hunan Agricultural University was established in 1951 on the basis of two colleges: the Agricultural College of Hunan University and the Hunan Provincial Xiuye Agricultural and Forestry College, and was called Hunan Agricultural College. 

2. Discipline and Programs

Hunan Agricultural University has 20 Colleges,such as Agricultural College, Gardening and Horticultural College, College of Plant Protection Science & Technology, College of Animal Science and Technology, College of Food Science And Technology and etc. The 20 colleges grant bachelor degrees in 73 specialties, junior college education degrees in 9 specialties, master degrees in 91 specialties, doctors degrees in 42 specialties. What's more, it has 10 post-doctoral research stations and one National Key Disciplines. Today, more than 31569 students from 31 provinces study at Hunan Agricultural University.

3. Academic Facilities and Scientific Research

Hunan Agricultural University owes 1127 teachers, 1 engineering academician, 157 doctors tutors, 432 masters tutors, 234 professors and 515 association professors. Among them, 4 teacher were awarded the title of National Outstanding Experts, 63 were the experts receiving government special allowance,18 were awarded as the provincial excellent experts. Hunan Agricultural University has 4 provincial key laboratory and 1 national key base of professional training for teachers. The library in Hunan Agricultural University has thea collection of 1.96 million books. 

4. Great Achievement

Since the ninth "Five-Year" developing period, Hunan Agricultural University has obtained 182 prizes, 13 of them were the state level prizes, 169 were the ministerial or provincial level prizes. 54 new agricultural varieties were bred here. In recent years, Hunan Agricultural University undertakes over 145 scientific research item of state level and 918 items of provincial level. Today, the university has 16 enterprises of sole proprietorship or proprietorship. Their total capital reaches 40 million Yuan, and the annual income amount to 109 million Yuan.

5. Communication and International Cooperation

Hunan Agricultural University has been expanding its international exchanges continuously, and has set up close relation with more than ten countries, such as, Britain, America, Canada, France, Japan, Korea, Italia, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, etc. And it also has firm cooperation with Nova Scotia Agricultural College of Canada, Agricultural Department of Kagoshima University of Japan, Royal University of Technology of Thailand. From 1998, Hunan Agricultural University was granted to receive foreign students. In 2002, Hunan Agricultural University start to send the exchange undergraduate study or trained abroad.


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