Jinggangshan University (JGSU, hereafter), a state-run institution of higher education, is known for its comprehensive ordinary undergraduate education with a long history and glorious tradition. It is a university jointly supported by Ministry of Education and the People’s Government of Jiangxi Province, pair-assisted by Tongji University and authorized by Nanjing Military Region for cultivation of military talents and cadres. Jinggangshan University, located in the city centre of Ji’an Municipality, currently has 18,000 full-time registered students, including 331 oversea students. Meanwhile, it has enrolled more than 10,000 adult students. Up till now JGSU has produced nearly 100,000 graduates working in all walks of life.The past few years have seen the rapid development of Jinggangshan University in discipline, specialty and course construction. Among the 5 key disciplines of Jiangxi Province are the Discipline of Biology granted as “Advanced-level Discipline” in the 12th Five-year Plan, the Discipline of Marxism as the primary provincial key discipline, the Discipline of Atomic and Molecular Physics, the Discipline of Physical Chemistry and the Discipline of Computer Science and Application as the secondary provincial key disciplines. Either in terms of research achievements or in terms of talents cultivation, these disciplines enjoy a high reputation and exercise a significant influence.
The campus with an area of 2,554 acres and the building area of 570,000 square meters, features a garden style university. Jinggangshan Universitys construction and development owes much to tender care from the Party and State leaders as well as great support from all fields of the society. Chinas former vice-president Zheng Qinghong made several-time work inspections and required the university staff to construct a distinctive regional high-level university. Education ministers and deputy ministers at different term of office came here routinely for work guidance. The University covers an area of 2553 mu with 4 campuses, of which the main campus accounts for 2400 mu and building area for 539,000 square meters. The university has a total value of over 1 billion teaching and scientific research devices and a collection of 1,400,000 library books. There are over 17000 full-time students including 12000 bachelor-level students from Chinas 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, over 200 international students and 12000 Chinese adult-education students of all levels.The university offers following 14 courses: Politics and Law; Arts;Commerce; Maths and Physics; Medicine; Industry;Chemistry and Chemical Industry; Life & Science; Nurse; Art and Music; Physical;Medical School
The University employs over 1400 staff members, of whom over 990 are professional teachers including 129 professors and 345 associate professors, 120 are doctors and 470 masters. One teacher is elected member of Management Academic Division of the Sixth Education Ministerial Science and Technology Committee, one of Nation-level Hundred-Thousand-Ten thousand Talents Project for New Century, two of Education Ministry Excellent Talents Program for New Century, and 13 of Jiangxi Province-level Hundred-Thousand-Ten thousand Talents Project for New Century, 3 provincial university young and mid-aged academic pacemakers and 31 provincial university backbone teachers. The University 27,000 Students and 974 teaching staff was upgraded from the former Jinggangshan College and the campus covers 170 hectares.
The medical school at university is listed by Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research and recognized by WHO and listed in WHO medical school directory. inggangshan University has also laid much emphasis on academic research. More than 4,600 academic papers among which 395 are indexed by SCI, EI and ISTP, and 254 monographs or textbooks were published in the past 5 years; and 103 nation-level projects were granted to the teachers of JGSU, including 63 projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSF), 17 National Key Technology R & D Programs, 2 New Century Excellent Talents Support Programs, 1 sub-project of National Science and Technology Major Project, 1 bidding project of National Key Laboratory, 18 projects sponsored by National Social Science Fund of China (NSSFC), 1 Key Projects of Philosophy and Social Sciences Research funded by Ministry of Education. In addition, more than 380 province-level projects and 19 awards of province-or- ministry-level were granted to the teachers of JGSU. The university publishes its own academic monthly journal, The Journal of Jinggangshan University, including philosophy & social science, and nature science editions. The university also has modern language labs and computer centers. There are altogether 194 practice bases including humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, modern engineering, technological sciences, education and medicine sciences. A new type of inorganic–organic hybrid materials – zirconium oligo-styrenyl phosphonate hydrogen phosphate (ZSPP) is discovered in the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering department of Jinggangshan University. In this invention there is contribution of Xiangkai Fu (Jinggangshan University) , Jingrong Chen (Nanjing University) & Liyang Yin (Southwest University).
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Jinggangshan University that are published in OMICS International journals.