Xiangtan University

Xiangtan University (XTU; simplified Chinese: 湘潭大学; traditional Chinese: 湘潭大學; pinyin: Xiāngtán Dàxué) is a comprehensive and national key university located in Xiangtan, Hunan, China. It was founded in 1958 and is currently organized into 23 schools and departments.

General Rankings

In 2017, Times Higher Education ranked the university top 800-1000 in the world. In 2021, Xiangtan University was ranked in the top 1000 universities in the world by several international rankings including the Times Higher Education, the U.S. News & World Report and the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).

Research Rankings

The 2021 CWTS Leiden Ranking ranked Xiangtan University at 635th in the world based on their publications for the period 2016–2019. The Nature Index 2021 by Nature Research ranked Xiangtan University among the top 500 leading research institutions globally for the high quality of research publications in natural science.