Established in 1864, Shandong University is one of the oldest universities of modern Chinese higher education. Shandong Imperial College is known to be the main body of the university. It was established in 1901 and is the second national university in China. Shandong University is run under the direct control of the Ministry of Education of China. The university has a long history with a variety of disciplines, strong academic strength, and distinctive characteristics.
Shandong University is an active member of Project 211 and Project 985 which are the two national key construction projects to support the development of high-quality universities. Since its foundation, Shandong University has gone through many stages of significant development and changes. The university was started as the Shandong Imperial College. Later, it was reborn as the National Qingdao University, then National Shandong University and finally it was named as Shandong University. Shandong University was established with the merger of Shandong University, Shandong Medical University and Shandong Industrial University.
The Shandong University has 8 campuses: Jinan Central Campus, Hongjialou Campus, Baotuquan Campus, Qianfoshan Campus, Software Park Campus, Xinglongshan Campus, Qingdao Campus and Weihai Campus. The campuses are located in three different cities: Jinan, Qingdao and Weihai covering an area of over 533 hectares.
The university is affiliated with 4 hospitals, 3 non-subordinate hospitals and 11 teaching hospitals. Shandong University has a highly reputed staff with the strength of around 7782. The total population of students in the university is about 60,000, out of which more than 40000 students are full-time undergraduates, 16607 are postgraduates and 1,813 are international students. The faculty of the university has 1107 professors, including 907 doctoral supervisors.
Shandong University is one of the largest educational institutions in China. At present, the university offers 12 general disciplines for undergraduates and postgraduates, namely philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and fine arts. Also, there are 40 first-level doctoral programs, 55 first-level master degree programs, 3 professional doctoral programs, 27 professional master degree programs, 118 programs for undergraduates and 38 mobile post-doctoral research stations.
The duration of MBBS in Shandong University is 6 years. The curriculum of the medical program in SDU is based on the British Commonwealth educational system. The language of instruction for international students is English. The MBBS program includes the following:
The students from all over the world apply every year to get admission in MBBS in Shandong University. The university has established its reputation in terms of academics, culture and modern technology. The accommodation provided to the students is world class with all the basic facilities and amenities. The cost of living and tuition fee is very low as compared to other countries.
The hostels of Shandong University are well maintained with high end infrastructure and 24X7 securities. The rooms in the hostels are well equipped with all the facilities like heating system, air conditioning, water supply, TV, kitchen, internet access etc. Not only this, the hostels have gym, activity centers, swimming pools, basket ball courts, volleyball court, tennis court etc. The students are encouraged to take part in inter college conferences, seminars, presentations and other projects which help them in gaining more knowledge and experience.