Shihezi Medical University
About Shihezi Medical University
Shihezi Medical University is an advanced yet comprehensive University, situated in Shihezi. The Garden City is situated by the river of Manas on the Northern foot of the Tianshan Mountains in Xinjiang. In August 2000, the Central Government designated the university as a key institution to develop in Northwestern China. Shihezi University was ranked among the key constructed university under the “211 project” in December 31, 2008.
Shihezi Medical University proposes ten specialties in the field of Agriculture, Engineering, Economics, Education, History, Law, Medicine, and Trade and Management, Literature and Arts, Sciences. The University consists of 20 colleges which provide 66 Bachelor degree programs, 52 Master degrees, 5 specialties that enroll on-the-job-teachers for master degrees, 4 doctorate degrees, 2 post-doctoral mobile stations and 1 post-doctoral scientific work stations.
The University has collectively build up graduate education bases with Peking University and Tianjin University, as well as a program for culture- oriented quality-education for Chinese University students. The university has 11 disciplines of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR), the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), and Ministry of Agriculture, 3 key laboratories co-constructed and supported by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the XPCC, it has 2 key laboratories of XPCC, 2 key bases for art and scientific research and 24 graduate schools and research centers. The university has become one of key scientific research bases of XPCC and XUAR.
The University is known to have 2,607 number of faculty which includes 1,527 full-time teachers, 450 associate professors, 152 professors, and 2 specially-engaged academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Every year, the university engages over 10 foreign experts and teachers. The students of the Shihezi Medical University come from about 31 regions and provinces. Till now, the total number of enrolled students are 30,032 that includes 21,989 undergraduates, 1,906 postgraduates and 245 international students from about 8 countries, such as, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, South Korea, the United States, etc.
This University is well-equipped with the up-to-date scientific research and teaching facilities. It has a fully-equipped library, a great gymnasium, a multi-functional stadium and modernized teaching buildings. The University covers 1,870, 000 square meters. It has 950,000 square meters of building, and the area of its laboratories is 170,000 square meters .The library has a collection of 2,900,000 Chinese and foreign books and periodicals, and is only one model project in Xinjiang, as university digital libraries in State High-tech Project 863.There is also a book collection spot of UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in it.
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