Jiujiang University is a comprehensive public university authorized by the Chinese Ministry of Education, enrolling students from 30 provinces of China with many different backgrounds. Its history can be traced back to 1901 when it existed as Danforth Hospital Nursing School. Jiujiang University is located in Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province of the People’s Republic of China. Its advantageous location with profound history and culture provides Jiujiang University with a rich cultural and academic atmosphere. Officially accredited/recognized by the Education Department of Jiangxi Province, Jiujiang University is a coeducational higher education institution.
Jiujiang University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. The university offers seven programs in bachelor’s degree, namely, Electronic and Information Engineering, International Economics and Trade, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Environment and Energy, Software Engineering, Communication Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science; and four programs in master’s degree, namely, Business Administration (Specializing in International Trade), Chemical Engineering and Technology, Mechanical Manufacture and Automation, Computer Software and Theory.
Jiujiang University has four beautiful campuses covering an area of about 184 hectares with a total space of buildings being 780,000 square meters. There are over 30,000 full-time Chinese students, 100 foreign students, 1683 full-time teachers, 21 faculties or colleges offering a total of 159 programs and a library collecting over 2.46 million books.
Jiujiang University is one of the 25 Chinese Language Education Centres approved by Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs under the State Council of P. R. China. Jiujiang University has been entitled to enrolling overseas students and established collaborative relationship with universities of more than 10 countries around the world. Recently, the Jiangxi Provincial Social Association announced the Jiangxi Province sixteenth social science outstanding achievement award project. The school won seven outstanding achievement award, among which Professor Gan Xiaoqing, Professor Leng Shuqing, Professor Jiang Laisheng were awarded the second prize; and Professor Chen Shengcai, Prof Li Songzhi, Prof Shi Haoxu won the third prize. In 2016, the school of tourism and land resources grabbed 22 National Natural Science Fund, 6 National Social Science Fund and a total of 28 national projects.