Lanzhou Jiaotong University

Why Study at Lanzhou Jiaotong University, China

Lanzhou Jiaotong University is the Gansu Province high-level university construction university, which was selected by the Ministry of Education as "excellent engineer education training plan", "the central and western university foundation ability construction project", the training base for Air Force Reserve Officer of the Chinese people's Liberation Army and was honored with other titles. It is also a member of the "Sino-Russian Alliance of Jiaotong University". As the part of the second batch of national demonstration colleges and universities for deepening the reform of innovative entrepreneurship education, it is a comprehensive university with multi-disciplinary mainly in engineering, science, economics, and management and harmonious teaching and research, both for literature and art. In 2000, the system of "the central and local governments co-built with the local government mainly" was implemented. In April 2003, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the name of "Lanzhou Railway Institute" was changed to "Lanzhou Jiaotong University".


Lanzhou Jiaotong University was founded in 1958. In that year, the Ministry of Railways decided to build a new Lanzhou Railway Institute at the site of the Lanzhou Tang hospital. To this end, the Ministry of Railways with the approval of Ministry of Railways to the Central Committee of the party and the State Council, established the Lanzhou Railway Institute. In March 2000, the school operated according to the new management system. In 2001, Gansu Petrochemical School was integrated into Lanzhou Railway College. On May 20, 2003, the Gansu Provincial people's Government held a news conference and officially announced the decision to change its name. On May 25, the ceremony of renaming was solemnly held on the campus of Jiaotong University. In 2010, LanZhou JiaoTong University established LanZhou JiaoTong University Wuwei campus. In 2011, it became the second batch of "Education and training Program for excellent Engineers" of the Ministry of Education to carry out colleges and universities. In 2013, it became a university of "basic capacity building project of universities in the central and western part of China". In 2016, Lanzhou Jiaotong University signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the China Academy of Railway Sciences.

(2)Discipline and programs
Lanzhou Jiaotong University has 20 schools and one physical Education Department, with 62 undergraduate majors and 12 specialized specialties. As of March 2016, the university has 4 postdoctoral research stations, 5 Ph. D. degree authorized first-level disciplines, 34 doctoral degree authorized disciplines, 23 master degree authorized first-level disciplines, and 105 master degree authorized disciplines. The school has 19 key subjects in Gansu Province, 10 key subjects in the Ministry of Railways, and the "Transportation Engineering" discipline ranked 8th in the national evaluation. The university has one pilot project for comprehensive reform of national undergraduate specialty, 11 national engineering practice education centers, one national experimental area for talent training mode innovation, and four national experimental teaching demonstration centers, One national virtual simulation experimental teaching center, 11 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 15 provincial and ministerial key laboratories, 14 provincial and ministerial engineering research centers, 6 state-level specialty specialties and 8 provincial specialties. There are 3 national fine courses and 49 provincial quality courses. There are 1 national teaching team and 9 provincial teaching teams. 
(3)Academic facilities and Scientific research 
Lanzhou Jiaotong University has a national university science and technology park, focusing on solar energy industry key technology and  collaborative equipment for innovation, with national key laboratories, 6 engineering research center , provincial and ministerial level key laboratories, The Engineering Research Center, which has 27, 93 research institutes, It has joined the National High-Speed Train Innovation Alliance and the National High-Speed Train Innovation team and established the "Strategic Alliance for technological Innovation of Green coated New Materials Industry in Gansu Province" and "Strategic Alliance for technological Innovation of Solar photothermal Application Industry in Gansu Province", and joined the China Rail Transit Vocational Education Alliance. Serving as the governing body for China-ASEAN Rail Transit Education and training Alliance, it participated in the "civilian Light aircraft and UAV Industry Alliance in Gansu Province", establishing a "key Technology and equipment Collaborative Innovation Center for focusing Solar Thermal Energy Industry".Library collection has reached more than 2.292 million books, including more than 1.8 million paper books, 492,000 e-books, more than 35,000 audio-visual materials. There are more than 4000 kinds of Chinese and foreign language periodicals and 24 Chinese and foreign language network databases.
(4)Lanzhou Jiaotong University Achievement
From 2006 to 2011, the school undertook 2059 scientific research projects at all levels, of which 77 were national projects and 394 were provincial and ministerial projects, and the research funds amounted to 610 million yuan. A total of 7738 academic papers were published, of which 1008 were collected by SCI, EI, ISTP, and 225 teaching materials and monographs were published. There are 123 scientific and technological achievements. Among them, 51 got patent applications. It got 80 provincial and ministerial level or above achievements awards. Since 2000, it has undertaken over 30 major scientific research projects covering national 973 projects, national 863 projects, and national natural resources fund projects, National Science and Technology support Program projects and so on. They have successively won eight first prize for scientific and technological progress in Gansu Province, one first prize for natural science in Gansu Province, one item for scientific and technological achievements of the 15th National Congress of Gansu Province, one first prize for scientific and technological progress in the armed forces, and one first prize for scientific and technological progress award of the Chinese Federation of Industry and Commerce. It won two special awards for scientific and technological progress of the Ministry of Railways, one first prize for scientific and technological progress of the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, one special award for major scientific and technological achievements of the national railway, and one second prize for the National Natural Science Award, National Science and Technology Progress Award, second Class Award, National Science and Technology Progress Award, first Class Award, National Science and Technology Award, National Science and Technology Progress Award.
(5)Communication and international cooperation
Based on "studying in China", the Institute of International Education, while optimizing the curriculum and paying close attention to the quality of training, fully displays the characteristics of the railway transportation major of Lanzhou Jiaotong University and closely follows the foreign policy of the country. It train international talents with high quality education and serve the development strategy of "Belt and Road". The college has established a firm cooperative relationship with more than 20 foreign colleges and universities and has actively promoted the cooperation of personnel training and scientific research between Gansu Province and Central Asia, Central Asia and South Asia, and has made great achievements in international exchanges and cooperation. In addition to its internationalization, it recuit language students, undergraduate students, postgraduate sudents. At present, there are 253 foreign students in our school, and more than 1600 students have been trained.
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