Longyan University is one of the full-time public undergraduate universities of Fujian Province authorized by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, which is located in Longyan City. The University occupies an area of 1058 mu, including Dongxiao campus and Fenghuang campus, with a total floor space of 230,000 square metres (2,500,000 sq ft). Its library stores over 1,000,000 books and periodicals in Chinese and other languages, serving as the largest centre of information in west Fujian. Founded in 1958, Longyan University was previously called Longyan Higher Normal College. It was merged with Fujian Resources Industrial School in 2001. The current name of Longyan University dates back to May 2004, authorisd by the Chinese Ministry of Education. At present, it is the only full-time undergraduate university in the west of Fujian. There are 9 colleges and departments in the university covering 6 fields, namely, literature, science, engineering, agronomy, management and education. The university offers 27 four-year undergraduate programmes and 10 three-year college programmes to students of different educational backgrounds, including over 7500 full-time students and more than 5500 students of adult education The school has a national characteristics of the construction of a professional, national professional comprehensive reform pilot project 1, the provincial key disciplines 3, provincial engineering and technology research center 1, the provincial key laboratories 2, the provincial key laboratory 2 A provincial university engineering research center 1, the provincial university humanities and social science research base 1; provincial professional comprehensive reform pilot project 5, the provincial scientific research innovation team 1, the provincial characteristic construction professional 7, provincial talent training Model innovation experimental area 5, the provincial teaching team 2, provincial and municipal teaching teacher 36 people, provincial excellent course 11, provincial and ministerial level outstanding teaching achievement award 7, provincial experimental teaching demonstration center 6, establish 356 The establishment of Fujian and Taiwan Hakka Research Institute, the Central Soviet Area Research Institute, with animal medicine research institute, Minxi Institute of Food, Institute of Functional Materials and other 30 have a certain characteristics and advantages of scientific research institutions; Since the commitment, including the National Natural Science Foundation, the National Social Science Fund and other scientific research projects at all levels 1263; won a number of government awards at all levels, which won the provincial science and technology award two prize 1, third prize 3; Won the provincial social science outstanding achievement second prize 1, third prize 4, youth masterpiece 1, a number of teachers won the Longyan City Science and Technology Award, the patent award and the Fujian culture award.