University, located in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, is one of
China's most prestigious learning institutions. Fudan, founded in
1905, takes its name from a famous line in the Confucian classic -
The Book of History: Brilliant are the sunshine and moonlight, again
the morning glory after a night. Fudan's name thus means ever
pushing forward with renewed energy.
Fudan University is
under the direct jurisdiction of the State Ministry of Education,
enjoys national construction priority. Fudan University and Shanghai
Medical University merged into a new Fudan University in April,
2000. Fudan University is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary
research university with many highly-ranked majors and programs.
Fudan University comprises 17 full-time schools (including
66 specialties) and 4 departments: the Schools of the Humanities,
Journalism, International Relations & Public Affairs, Law,
Economics, Management Sciences, Information Sciences, Technological
Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Public
Health, Nursing and Graduate School , the Continuing Education
School , the Distance Education School and International Cultural
Exchange School . We have 68 specialties for Bachelor's Degree
Candidates, 209 specialties for Master's Degree Candidates and 157
specialties for Doctoral Degree Candidates.
The university now has nearly 44,300 students,
including full-time students, students in Continuing Education or
Network Education, as well as overseas students.
University owns a high-level research faculty of over 2,300
full-time teachers and researchers, including 1,350 professors and
associate professors, 28 academicians of the Chinese Academy of
Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, nearly 746 doctoral
supervisors, 32 Special professors and 8 lecture professors of
"Changjiang Scholars Program", 6 principal scientists of "973"
program and 31 ¡°Yong Experts with Prominent Contributions¡±. Also,
Fudan University has nine hospitals, such as Zhongshan Hospital and
Huashan Hospital, where students can have practices of medical
service, medicine education and research.
has become one of the world's most influential academic
institutions. It has active academic exchanges with other
universities both at home and abroad and has established cooperation
and exchange relations with over 150 universities and research
institutions from 30 countries and regions, including Harvard
University , the University of California at Berkeley , Cornell
University and Waseda University .
Fudan University aims to
cultivate prominent talents. While examing the successful
experiences of other universities both at home and abroad, Fudan
focused on the interactions among different specialties and formed a
complete and sound teaching and management system.