Yangtze University is Situated in Jingzhou, Hubei province, the well-known an ancient historic city on the middle of the Yangtze River. Yangtze University is constructed under the authorization of the Ministry of Education of P. R. China in April 2003. Yangtze University is under the strong support of the Hubei Province which is the leading and multidisciplinary university approved by Hubei Government.
Yangtze university has 3,437 faculty members, of whom 2,150 are full time professors. 939 people have senior title. Now 233 are full professors and 501 are associate professors. There are 1,154 students who obtained their postgraduate degree, which includ 242 doctoral members. The university libraries have a collection of 2,976,599 books, 1,149,501 electronic books, 3,062 foreign and domestic kinds of journals, 50 digital databases and network resources.
Yangtze university has 80 undergraduate programs which cover 10 disciplines, precisely economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine and management. The university has full-time student body that is about 34,000, including postgraduates, undergraduate students and international students. The university has 20 provincial level key subjects, 8 key laboratories at provincial and ministerial and level, 13 laboratories jointly constructed by central and local governments, 2 provincial engineering research center.
The university aim is to reform the talent cultivating modes to run into the needs of the social and economic development. The university enthusiastically pushes the teaching reforms of credit system, supervisor system, major and minor system and double degrees system. Yangtze university tried to pays full attention toward comprehensive development of students and cultivates quality talents toward those who have pioneering and innovating spirits. More than 188, 700 graduates were completed their education in the Yangtze university and reached out to play an important role in their work fields.
Yangtze University offers different scholarships to encourage students to make excellent academic performances and to be talented in some specific areas.
The Yangtze University has cooperative agreements with 22 institutions of higher learning. The university developed academic exchanges with institutes and international organizations from 40 countries and regions. The university sends its students to study in foreign countries i.e. the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany and South Korea.