Yangzhou University

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Yangzhou University
Yangzhou University logo.png
Type Public
Established 1902
President Jiao Xin'an (焦新安)
Undergraduates 25,000 (2017)
Location Yangzhou, Jiangsu,  People's Republic of China
Campus Urban
Website www.yzu.edu.cn

Yangzhou University (YZU; simplified Chinese: 扬州大学; traditional Chinese: 揚州大學; pinyin: Yángzhōu Dàxué) is a university in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. It grew out of a merger in 1992 of six local colleges. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs.


Jiangsu Province Government proceeded to merge Jiangsu Agriculture College (江苏农学院), Yangzhou Teachers' College (扬州师范学院), Yangzhou Institute of Technology (扬州工学院), Yangzhou Medical College (扬州医学院), Jiangsu Water Conservancy College (江苏水利工程专科学校) and Jiangsu Commerce College (江苏商业专科学校) into a new university in 1988. It was implemented in 1992.[1][2]


YZU offers its undergraduates 92 programs covering 11 disciplines, through its 24 schools:

  • School of Chinese Language and Literature
  • Social Development
  • Law
  • Educational Science and Technology (the Teachers’ College)
  • Foreign Languages
  • Mathematical Science
  • Physical Science and Technology
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Physical Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Engineering
  • Architectural Science and Engineering
  • Water Conservancy and Hydraulic Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Science and Technology
  • Veterinary Science
  • Bio-science and Bio-technology
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Medicine
  • Arts
  • Tourism and Cuisine (Food Science)
  • Guangling College (university investment)


  1. ^ Jiangsu Provincial Chorographies: Education Chorography, Part 1 (江苏省志·教育志(上)) (in Chinese). Nanjing: Jiangsu Guji Press. 2000. p. 478. ISBN 7-80643-269-8. 
  2. ^ "YZU History". Yangzhou University. 

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