Dalian Ocean University (DOU) originated from the Northeastern Fishery Technology School which was first founded in 1952, evolved into Dalian Fisheries Academy in 1958 and Dalian Fisheries University in 1978. DOU was transferred from the administration of the Ministry of Agriculture to the direct administration of Liaoning Province in 2000. Dalian Ocean University (DOU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. DOU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services. There are many colleges and departments such as School of Marxism, School of Vocational Technology, School of International Education, Education Technology and Computing Center, Department of Physical Education and Sports and many. Since 2005, the university has undertaken 815 scientific research projects, including 97 at state level and 288 at the provincial and ministerial levels. Of these, thirty-three projects got at least municipal-level awards with four state awards and twenty-two provincial or ministerial awards. Dalian Ocean University takes "God Rewards Strenuous More, Ocean Embraces Streams All" as our university tradition, promotes "like oceans, delve deep into knowledge; like the earth, commit more to the society" as our university motto, and advocates "Morality, Erudition, Literacy, Paragon" as the teaching model. Statistics overview shows country rank as 509 and world rank as 5398.