Founded in the year 1946, Jilin University is a leading national research university managed under the jurisdiction of China’s Ministry of Education. The university is located in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province in Northeast China. Jilin University is considered to be one of the top universities of China offering MBBS and other programs in various fields to the students from around the world.
The total number of disciplinary areas in the university is thirteen with six national key laboratories and seven national bases for the development of basic science. Jilin University also includes five research bases for humanities and social sciences, eleven key laboratories sponsored by the Ministry of Education and eleven by a few ministries of Chinese government.
Jilin University offers 115 undergraduate programs, 192 Master’s degree program, 105 doctoral degree programs, and seventeen post-doctoral programs. In the year 2003, the university enrolled more than 50000 full-time students, including almost 10000 graduate students. Currently there are 6,540 faculty members in the university including around twenty members of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1270 full professors, and 1652 associate professors.
The university consists of seven campuses in six districts. These campuses include thirty-nine colleges which offer around thirteen academic disciplines including philosophy, international relations, economics, literature, education, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and military science. The faculty of Jilin University is around 6664 which includes 1978 full time professors and 1213 doctoral advisers. At present there are around 69828 full-time students including over 24,391 students pursuing masters and doctoral programs, and over 42,240 in undergraduate programs.
Jilin University provides world class facilities to the students that are comparable to any developed country like USA, UK etc. The university campus has more than fifty multimedia classrooms and language learning audiovisual classrooms. The university has a big library which consists of about 5.26 million books. The library of JLU designated as the library of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and World Bank. Apart from this, the library of JLU serves as the Comprehensive Information Center of Liberal Arts of the Education Ministry, the only Foreign Scientific Text Book Center in Northeast China, and the National Humanities and Social Science Higher Education Books Import Center.
All the campuses of Jilin University are well equipped with up to date infrastructure and technology. The university campuses include gymnasiums, stadiums, and courts for basketball, volleyball, table tennis and artistic gymnastics.
The university has successfully maintained good relations with more than 130 universities, colleges, and research institutes in 40 countries/districts. At present, more than 1,200 foreign students are studying MBBS and other courses from Jilin University.
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