Kunming University, founded in 1984, is Yunnan's only comprehensive professional university approved by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.
Kunming University has 3 campuses with a total area of 499 mus. The total value of teaching and scientific research equipment is 40,560,000 Yuan. The university library collection stands out among the school's resources, containing more the 462,000 volumes. In addition, the university has founded three training and experiment bases along with over 30 first-class laboratories, including the simulated tour guide laboratory, the security investment laboratory and the numerical control technology laboratory.
With 27 faculties (schools/colleges) and 3,900 staff members, KUST is offering over 300 degree programs at Bachelor, Master and Doctor Levels to around 40,000 full time on-campus students. The programs cover engineering, science, management, economics, medicine, law, arts, philosophy, agriculture, and education. In 2005, KUST was ranked by the Chinese Ministry of Education as the first Excellent University in Yunnan Province for its undergraduate programs. The programs of engineering and materials of KUST are ranked by ESI as the top 1% worldwide.
The research in KUST is at the top level in Yunnan province, in both funding and achievements, with the important feature of very close connections to industries. In certain fields, especially the subjects related to mineral industry, KUST is at the top level of research in China. The annual research fund of KUST in recent 5 years has been taking a proportion of over a 60% of the total funding to all the universities in Yunnan Province. KUST has 18 national level key-labs or research centres, and also dozens of provincial level ones and around 100 university level ones.
Kunming University is ranked 4126 by 4icu world ranking and 6912 by Webometrics world ranking
Kunming University enrolls students from across China. At present, the student body is composed of over 7,000 students, coming from 17 provinces, cities and autonomous regions. The university has 8 teaching units and 42 majors. Among the majors offered, two are national model majors and six are provincial model majors.
It has a long-term student exchange agreement with Thonburi Rajabhat Thonburi, in Bangkok, Thailand and also with Shanghai Finance University.
The goal of KUST is to develop into a high level research university in the international region, to serve the sustainable development of the region, and serve the wellbeing of mankind, by offering excellent teaching, research, social services, and also by promoting culture inheritance and exchange. KUST has established partnerships with over 60 universities in more than 30 countries, for the cooperation in research, student and staff exchange, joint programs, technical transfer etc. As a representative institution of Chinese universities, KUST has been playing an important role for China in the cooperation with the neighbouring south-east Asia and south Asia countries, including in the mechanisms of China-ASEAN cooperation, Lancang Mekong (GMS) Cooperation etc., and also in the other international region cooperation mechanisms including China-EU cooperation, Asia-Europe higher education programs, among the others.
Including academic staff 3900
Full time students
Including undergraduate students
Postgraduate students 40200
International students 1300
Library collection volume (million) 2.72
Campus area (hectare) 280
The following is the list of scholars from Kunming University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
- Jie Bai
- Shihua Wu
- Xueshan Xia
- Xuming Wang
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Kunming University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Kunming University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.
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