About the university:
Renmin University of China is a research-oriented comprehensive university focusing on humanities and social sciencesIt is directly under the Ministry of Education of China andis jointly financed and supported by China’s Ministry of Education and the Beijing Municipal government. It can be traced back to Shanbei Public School, founded in 1937 in the midst of Anti-Japanese War. Later it became the North China United University, and then North China University. On December 16th, 1949, advised by the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the 11thAdministrative Meeting of the National Administration Council passed “The Resolution on the Establishment of Renmin University of China”. On October 3rd, 1950, the North China University was renamed as Renmin University of China. It was the first modern university founded by the People’s Republic of China. Eminent educationalists Prof. Wu Yuzhang, Prof. Cheng Fangwu, Prof. Yuan Baohua, Prof. Huang Da, Prof. Li Wenhai, Prof. Ji Baocheng and Prof. Chen Yulu were presidents of the university successively. The current President is Prof. Liu Wei. Dr. Jin Nuo is the incumbent Chairwoman of the University Council. On October 1, 1949, People’s Republic of China was founded. In order to cultivate talents with professional knowledge and basic understanding of Marxism-Leninism to construct the new China, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China decided to establish Renmin University of China by merging the North China University and the China University of Political Science and Law. Some of the cadres at the former North China University were transferred to organize and build Renmin University of China.
The research centres and schools that are affiliated with the Renmin University
Institute of China’s Economic Reform & Development
Research Center for Criminal Justice
Center for Ethical Studies Institute for the Study of Buddhism and Religious Theory
Institute of Qing History
China Financial Policy Research Center
Research Center of Civil and Commercial Jurisprudence
Population Development Studies Center
Research Center of Journalism and Social Development
The School of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development
The School of Arts
The School of Business
The School of Economics
The School of Information The School of Journalism
The School of Labor and Human Resources
The School of Law
The School of Literary Studies
The School of Philosophy
The School of Statistics
Currently Renmin University consists of 23 schools, 13 research institutes and the graduate school, with 60 specialties for undergraduate, 8 specialties for the second-bachelor's degree students, 140 specialties for the master's degree candidates and 92 specialties for the Doctor's degree candidates. Renmin University is entitled 25 national key disciplines, ranks No.5 of China, 13 national key research bases of humanities and social sciences, ranks No.1 of China, and 6 national teaching and research bases of fundamental arts disciplines, ranks No.1 of China. The University library has 2.5 million holdings, and is recognized as the Information Center of Arts Literatures by the Ministry of Education. The new library building opened in the second half of 2011. The Renmin University of China Press is one of the most famous publishers and the first university press in China which has published a large number of academic works in humanities and social sciences. Renmin University has established its communications with 125 universities and research institutions of 32 countries and regions, which enables the University to be the center of academic and cultural communications between China and foreign countries. Many famous scholars have given lectures or attended special seminars in Renmin University, including the Nobel Prize in Economics winners Robert Mundell, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Michael Spence, John Forbes Nash, Edmund S. Phelpsï¼Myron Scholes and Reinhard Selten.
Research from the University:
The Researchers: Liu Yu (åç) - Political scientist at Tsinghua University, author of national bestseller "Details of Democracy." Liu earned PhD from Columbia University, conducted postdoctoral work at Harvard and taught at Cambridge University for three years.
Qian Liqun (é±çç¾¤) - Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Peking University.
Wu Shuqing (å´æ é) - President of Peking University (1989-1996), economist.
Zheng Wentong (éæé) - Associate Professor, University of Florida Levin College of Law. Zheng earned PhD in economics and JD from Stanford University.
Zhou Qiren (å¨å ¶ä») - Economist (PhD, UCLA), Director of the National School of Development (previously known as the Chinese Center for Economic Research, CCER), Peking University.
The researches that held in universities:
Chongyang Institute Receives Donation to Establish Global Governance Research Centre
RUC Convenes Research Seminar for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics
RUC Holds 2016 Conference on Oriental Renaissance, Unveiling Ceremony for Oriental Renaissance Research Institute
RUC Establishes National Poverty Alleviation Research Institute
The following is the list of scholars from Renmin University of China who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Renmin University of China that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Renmin University of China that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.