Qinghai University

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Qinghai University
青海大学
Established 1958
Type Public university
Students 5,187
Location Xining, Qinghai,  People's Republic of China
Website http://www.qhu.edu.cn/

Qinghai University (simplified Chinese: 青海大学; traditional Chinese: 青海大學; pinyin: Qīnghǎi Dàxué) is a university located in Xining city, the capital of Qinghai province, China. Established in 1958, the university awards bachelor's degrees in the areas of economics and management, agriculture and stockbreeding, science and technology, engineering, veterinary sciences, adult education, and architecture. Qinghai University also offers 3 master's degrees in the agriculture and stockbreeding field. The university has a student enrollment of approximately 5,187.

History[edit]

Qinghai University, is one of the top universities within Qinghai Province. It is situated in Xining, a city with a long history and rich cultural heritage in Tibet Plateau. Qinghai University was founded in 1958.

Campus[edit]

The University campus covers an area of over 2,692 acres (10.89 km2) divided into five districts. As the only multiversity in the province, Qinghai University offers a variety of courses covering a wide range of fields, including Economics & Management, Agriculture & Stockbreeding, Science and Technology, Engineering, Veterinary, Architecture, and Adult Education. The 6 colleges offer 33 specialized undergraduate courses leading to bachelor's degrees. The university can also award master's degrees in 3 subjects in Agriculture & Stockbreeding field. There are 45 laboratories in the university. Six of our specialized subjects and two of our laboratories are at the provincial-appointed level. Currently the university has an enrollment of 5,187, undergraduate in Science, Technology, Agriculture, Economics and Management.

Qinghai University has assembled a teaching faculty well known[citation needed] for its intellectual vigor, among which there are quite a few accomplished scholars and experts. There are 930 teaching and administrative staff, of which nearly half are doing teaching and research work, including 43 national experts, 15 provincial experts and 277 professors and associate professors.

Library[edit]

It is well equipped with first-class facilities, notably in the areas of science and technology.[citation needed] The University's library with its 10,000 square meter building area, equipped with modern advanced facilities, is stocked with over 800,000 volumes. It published magazines such as “Transaction of Qinghai University”, “Qinghai Stockbreeding & Veterinary” and “Qinghai Science of Agriculture & Forestry”. The construction of the campus net has also begun to take shape.

The University insists that scientific research should be combined with the development of the local economy. In the light of this principle, the University has contributed to the development of the economy, the advancement of science and technology and the progress of society in Qinghai Province. Since 1996, the University has produced over 2,200 papers and over 40 works - more than any other university within Qinghai Province.[citation needed]

A building & developing plan geared to the needs of the 21st century has been made for the University and now is being implemented.

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