Nanchang University, founded in 1921, is a world-class discipline-building university with a national “dual-class” programme. It is the only national “211 Project” key construction university in Jiangxi Province. It is a joint university of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Education of Jiangxi Province. It is a high-level university in Jiangxi Province. The school is located in the “City of Heroes” in Nanchang. It has 5 campuses including Qianhu, Qingshan, Donghu, Poyang and Fuzhou. The former campus covers an area of 4,520 mu and the school buildings cover an area of 1.5 million square metres. The school has its origins in the Jiangxi National Medical College, founded in 1921, and the National Chung Cheng University, founded in 1940. In 1993, Jiangxi University and Jiangxi University of Technology merged to form Nanchang University, which pioneered the reform of the country’s higher education system. In 2005, Nanchang University and Jiangxi Medical College merged to form the new Nanchang University, which opened a new chapter in the school’s reform and development.
The Chinese rating of Nanchang University NCU is 62 and the world rating of Nanchang University is 733.
The school now has departments of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering, science and engineering, as well as a School of Medicine. It has more than 100 undergraduate majors in 12 disciplines, 3 national major (educational) disciplines and 15 doctoral degrees. 46 Master’s degree programmes are mandated by first-level disciplines, 1 PhD degree mandate and 23 Master’s degree programmes (including 20 Master’s degree programmes in engineering) and 11 postdoctoral research stations.
Nanchang University has 5 affiliated hospitals with 9 national core clinical specialities. Schools in chemistry, clinical medicine (MBBS), agricultural science (food science and engineering), engineering, materials science, pharmacology and toxicology have been ranked in the top 1% of the ESI world, including agricultural science (food science and engineering). The main entry in the ESI World Ranking is 2.2%, Clinical Medicine enters the ESI World Ranking at number 4 and Chemistry enters the ESI World Ranking at 5.2‰. In the fourth round of the national discipline rankings, the discipline of food science and engineering ranked third.
The school has 35,321 full-time undergraduate students, 14,980 postgraduate students and more than 1400 international students. The school is an outstanding university in the Ministry of Education’s assessment of undergraduate teaching in general colleges. The school has one national key laboratory, one national engineering technology research centre, one national joint engineering research centre, one national demonstration international science and technology cooperation base and one China-Canada joint food science and technology laboratory (Nanchang), 1 Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Core Research Base, 1 National Red Tourism Innovation and Development Research Base, 2 Ministry of Education Core Laboratories, 3 Ministry of Education Engineering Research Centres, 1 National University Science Park, 9 Jiangxi Collaborative Innovation Centre.
The school attaches great importance to international education and has established exchanges and collaborations with more than 150 universities and research institutions in over 30 countries and regions. The School and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada jointly set up a joint food science and food safety laboratory, established a Russian language centre together with Russian universities and set up 10 foreign internship bases. The cooperation with Queen Mary University of London, UK, is the highest level of Sino-foreign cooperation in biomedical education. The school has established Confucius Institutes and Confucius Institutes in France, Spain and Indonesia, as well as a Chinese Studies Centre in Russia. Thanks to the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan non-qualifying admission qualifications, more than 3,000 students have travelled to national (international) cooperation colleges for exchange studies or joint training in recent years.
Nanchang is located in the capital of Jiangxi Province, Nanchang City.
More than 1500+ international students from Pakistan, India, Nepal, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and other nationalities study MBBS (clinical medicine), civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aeronautical engineering, computer software engineering, computer science and other specialties such as business administration, etc.
Master’s degrees (3-year program) and Ph.D. degrees (4-year program) in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, mineral engineering, business administration (MBA), and economics are also available at Nanchang University.
The curriculum of Nanchang University is almost the same as that of medical colleges in Pakistan.
Separate hostel for male and female students, male students are not allowed to enter the female hostel.
For international students studying clinical medicine, there are 02 and 04 shared hostels (on campus).
Muslim canteens are available inside the campus and also very close to Nanchang University.
Nanchang University is a WHO-recognized, PMC-listed university for Pakistani students, graduates from overseas students are also eligible for the ECFMG certificate.