Jinan University

Jinan University (JNU, Chinese: 暨南大学; pinyin: Jìnán Dàxué) is a public research university based in Guangzhou, China. “Jinan” literally means “reaching southward”, indicating the university’s original mission to disseminate Chinese learning and culture from North to South when it was founded in 1906 in Nanjing. It is the first Chinese university to recruit foreign students and one of the universities with the largest number of international students in China.

Jinan University is currently administered by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and the Chinese Ministry of Education. It is part of the Double First Class University Plan and former Project 211 for leading national universities. The most distinguished subjects of JNU include Pharmacy, Chemistry, Economics, Finance, Journalism, and Chinese Language and Literature.

Jinan University is a relatively selective university in China that only accepts students with a National College Entrance Examination score at top 5%. It is ranked 401-500 globally by the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Colleges and Schools

  • International School
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Foreign Studies
  • College of Journalism and Communication
  • College of Arts
  • College of Economics
  • Management School
  • Law school
  • Department of international studies
  • College of Intellectual Property
  • College of Science and Engineering
  • College of Information Science and Technology
  • College of Life Science and Technology
  • Medical school
  • The First Clinical Medical School
  • The Second Clinical Medical School
  • Pharmacy College
  • College of Chinese Language and Culture
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Translation Studies
  • International Business School
  • College of Electrical & Information
  • Shenzhen Tourism College of Jinan University
  • Education College