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Shandong University

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Shandong University, under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, is a key comprehensive university with a long history, a variety of disciplines, strong academic strength, and distinctive characteristics, which has great influence both at home and abroad.


  • 1901 Jinan, Shandong Metropolitan University
  • 1904 Jinan, Shandong Institution of Higher Learning
  • 1911 Jinan, School Of Higher Learning
  • 2000 witnessed the merger of Shandong University with Shandong Medical University and Shandong University of Technology, resulting in the emergence of a new ,large scale Shandong University with enhanced strength and expanded academic disciplines.


  • School of Philosophy and Social Development
  • School of Economics
  • School of Literature
  • School of History and Culture
  • School of Mathematics
  • School of Physics
  • School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • School of Management
  • School of Marxism
  • College of International Education
  • The Center for Economic Research
  • Advanced Institute of Confucian Studies (Institute of Literature History and Philosophy)
  • College English Department
  • Institute of Crystal Materials
  • Environment Research Institute
  • Zhongtai Securities Institute for Financial Studies
  • School of Journalism


  • State Key Laboratory of Crystal Materials
  • State Key Laboratory for Microbial Technology
  • National Engineering Laboratory of Coal-fired Pollutants Emission Reduction
  • National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies
  • National Glycoengineering Research Center
  • National Engineering Research Center for Colloidal Materials
  • Key Laboratory for Colloid and Interface Chemistry
  • Key Laboratory for Liquid-Solid Structural Evolution and Processing of Materials
  • Key Lab for Otolaryngology
  • Center for Health Management and Policy
  • Center for Zhouyi & Ancient Chinese Philosophy
  • Institute of Contemporary Socialism
  • Institute of Crystal Materials
  • Institute of Microbiology 
  • Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Research Center

Housing services

  • The international students’ apartments of Shandong University (Jinan campus) are located in the Central and Baotuquan campuses. Students can choose a single or double room depending on availability. The rooms provide students a quiet and elegant environment and are furnished in order to provide students with a good quality of life.
  • Each apartment floor is fitted with public kitchens and launderettes, and some apartment buildings also have study rooms. The price can vary per room.

Library services

  • Shandong University Library descended from the libliotheca of Shandong Metropolitan University founded in 1901, which was one of the earliest modern libraries. In the process of its evolution, many well-known scholars and men of library science such as Pi Gaopin, Liang Shiqiu, Lu Kanru, Wu Fuheng, Sun Changxi etc. have presided over the operation of it. 
  • Library collection: about 4,564,530 volumes

ICT services

Computer Room

Medical services

The university currently has 4 affiliated hospitals, 15 non-subordinate affiliated hospitals. Its full-time student population totals up to 70,000, of which 42,268 are full-time undergraduates, 26,818 are postgraduates and 1,560 are international students. It also has an excellent faculty team of 1,246 professors, including 897 doctoral supervisors.

Campus life

  • Shandong University comprises 8 campuses (Jinan Central Campus, Hongjialou Campus, Baotuquan Campus, Qianfoshan Campus, Software Park Campus, Xinglongshan Campus, Qingdao Campus and Weihai Campus) in three different cities (Jinan, Qingdao and Weihai), covering an area of over 533 hectares (including 200 hectares of the Qingdao campus).
  • Land area: over 533 hectares (including 200 hectares of the Qingdao campus which is under construction) 
  • Campus building floor space area: about 1,490,000 square meters

Sports facilities

Gymnasium & Sports Ground

Jinan, Shandong Sheng, China

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