|Established||1987, merged into current Qingdao University in 1993|
|President||Wang Anmin (王安民)|
|Academic staff||around 2.000|
|Other students||1.000 foreign students|
|Location||Qingdao, Shandong, People's Republic of China|
|Campus||Five campuses, four urban and one suburban|
Qingdao University (simplified Chinese: 青岛大学; traditional Chinese: 青島大學; pinyin: Qīngdǎo Dàxué) is a university located in Qingdao, China, colloquially known as Qingda (青大). It is a comprehensive university with both a strong profile in Humanities as well as Medical Sciences.
Qingdao University opened in 1987 and included 15 faculties at that time. The current university however resulted from a merger of that institution with the Shandong Textile Engineering Institute (山东纺织工学院), Qingdao Medical College (青岛医学院) and Qingdao Teachers College (青岛师范专科学校) in 1993.
Qingdao University consists of 25 faculties and departments as well as a graduate school. Courses are offered in 11 main Academic disciplines: Philosophy, Economics, Law, Literature, History, Natural sciences, Engineering, Management, Medicine, Education and Military sciences. There are 104 Undergraduate degree programs, 209 Masters degree programs, 127 Doctoral degree programs, and 15 post-doctorate mobile stations. In addition, there are 7 professional masters degree programs in Law, Business Management, Engineering, Clinical Medicine, Public Health, Dentistry and Public Administration respectively.
Qingdao University covers an area of 3.8 km² and includes five campuses in different parts of Qingdao, with the main campus located in the east part of Shinan District. Over 100 research labs, teaching and research facilities are well-equipped. The university library houses a collection of over 3,550,000 volumes.
 Students and faculty
It has about 37.000 students, from which over 5.000 are postgraduate students, and over 1.000 are international students. Since 1980, Qingdao University has received over 10.000 students from more than 60 countries. The university also has a group of reputed scholars known at home and abroad, of which 900 are professors. There are 23 academicians (including adjunct academicians) who are members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
 Affiliated hospitals
Three general hospitals, including Qilu Hospital and 12 teaching hospitals are affiliated with the university.
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