Inner Mongolia University for Nationalities

Why Study at Inner Mongolia University for Nationalities, China

Brief Introduction

Founded in the east of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in 1958, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (IMUN) is the only comprehensive university for the nationalities with distinct regional features and ethnic characteristics, as well as one of the key universities based on the joint effort of State Nationalities Affairs Commission and People’s Government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

1. Overview of Campus

Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities is located in Tongliao City known as “the Pearl on the Grassland”. Tongliao has a convenient and integrated public transport system with 6 railways and 8 highways connecting Jilin Province in the east, Liaoning Province in the south and Mongolia in the north. The non-stop flights can reach such metropolises as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Kunming, Changchun, Harbin, Dalian, Jinan, Zhengzhou, Tianjin, Haikou, Xi’an, Hangzhou, Hohhot, Hailar, Erdos and so on. Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities covers a total area of 3,926,000 square meters, with the building area of 410,000 square meters. It now has 21,039 full-time undergraduates and junior college graduates, 798 postgraduates, 507 international students and 21,176 registered adult students. 

2. Excellent Faculty

There are 1,769 workers and staff members in the university. Among 1,054 full-time teachers, there are 432 professors, 139 supervisors of postgraduates, 909 teachers with Master’s or Doctor’s degree, 26 teachers appraised as Level 1 or Level 2 talents of “321 Talent Project” of the Autonomous Region, 32 teachers conferred the title of Experts with Outstanding Contributions or granted Special Allowance of Chinese State Council.

3. Disciplines and Programs

Now Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities offers 70 bachelor’s degree programs, 1 doctoral program of Mongolian Pharmacy, 11 first-level disciplines for master’s degree, 73 master’s programs under the second-level disciplines, 4 professional degree programs at master’s level, and 7 specialties of vocational and technical education, which covers 10 areas: Law, Education, Arts, History, Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Management and Economy.

There are 57 specialties available for general education and 11 specialties available for vocational and technical education. They cover arts, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, history, law, education, and management. The university is now entitled to issue Master's degree, recruit overseas students and invite foreign teachers. Now 20 specialties in it have been admitted to enroll postgraduates; 9 subjects of the university have been placed into the key subjects at the provincial level, and 9 courses have been playing an exemplary role in the autonomous region. Its journal is publicly issued in 6 editions at home and abroad.

4. Great Educational Infrastructure

There are 25 colleges, 2 departments, 8 teaching auxiliary units, 18 school-level research institutes, 2 affiliated hospitals, and 77 laboratories. The network center of Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities has access to the Internet and Chinese Education and Research Net (CERNET). The library of Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities is one of the largest literature and information centers in the east of the autonomous region and has a Grade-2 information retrieval system of Chinese academic periodicals. In addition to a collection of 1,590,000 books and 3,000 kinds of Chinese and foreign journals, the library also has disk and network databases and a large electronic reading room.

Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities has a large-scale museum equipped with an exhibition room of the school history, an exhibition room of Horqin culture and history, an exhibition room of Mongolian medicine specimens and an exhibition room of Tongliao minority education. The university also has a multi-functional music hall, ball game’s halls and the sports center which are all equipped with a complete set of facilities for sports and recreational activities.

5. Distinctive Achievements

Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities maintains Teaching and Scientific Research and puts priority on both, meanwhile; it tries hard to afford several of Scientific Project, whatever from country or the autonomous, and eventually gets a significant result. The achievement which is famous in the world including: Mongolian, Mongolian Medicine, History, Animal and Agriculture and formed in sharp contrast in nationality. The Net-center of Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities has entered Chinese Education Research Net (CERNET) and combines with the Internet. The Library is one of the largest books and information centers in the eastern of the autonomous, and is a grade-2 unit of document retrieval for Chinese academic periodical journals.

6. Great Prospects

Its guiding principles for running the university are: “Take root in the eastern part and open to the whole autonomous region, uphold the socialist direction in running the school, abide by the educational law, transform the thought, improve fostering mode and develop the quality education. Pay great attention to teacher - training education, lay stress on the development of the Specialty of Mongolian Medicine, enlarges the Specialties of Agriculture and Livestock and open newly developed specialties so as to produce multifunctional talents and meet the needs of the socialist market economy.”

The developed orientation of the university is: “Make the school to be a cradle of training men of high level profession and creational talent, a base of knowledge and technology innovation which can promote economy and social development of the autonomous, a centre of local nationality culture and education develop and research, a multiple university which has full specialties, take more attention on teaching, develop teaching and researching together, give clear expression to its local and national features and its professional superiority.”

7. International Communication and Cooperation

Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities enrolls both students from 28 provinces nationwide and international students from Mongolia, Russia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Japan, Korea, Ghana, Zambia, Cameroon, Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Poland, Belgium, etc. As the training unit of students from Mongolia for Inner Mongolia Government Scholarship since 2006, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities has been approved by China’s Ministry of Education in 2013 as the unit entitled to enroll international students for China Government Scholarship. Now Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities has also been rated as the Chinese training base for international students approved by China’s Ministry of Education.

Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities has not only expanded cooperation with 10 domestic universities, but established a closer relationship with 23 universities from Asia, Europe and North America. So far, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities has sent abroad more than 400 students and visiting scholars to promote exchange programs or joint research programs.



The final information is subject to the University If there is any discrepancy!