University Home  |  Join the collection  |  Site map
  Jiujiang University
Position: Home->About JJU->Jiujiang University

Jiujiang University(JJU) is a public comprehensive university accredited by Ministry of Education of China. The origin of the university can be traced back to 1901 with the establishment of Danforth Memorial Hospital Nursing School, which was founded by Dr. Mary Stone, a missionary of Methodism. In the process of development and evolution, the university has changed its name several times before it was named Jiujiang University in 2002.

The university is located in Jiujiang, a pleasant and vibrant city. The city has a history of 2,200 years and is well known for its rivers, lakes, mountains and cultural relics. Bailudong Academy, one of the top four  ancient Chinese academies established 1,000 years ago in Jiujiang, has endowed Jiujiang University with profound cultural heritage.

Jiujiang University occupies an area of 320 hectares and consists of 23 schools/faculties, in addition to two general tertiary hospitals and a dentistry hospital. There are 4,540 staff members and a student population of 34,000. JJU offers 88 undergraduate programs, covering fields such as medicine, engineering, science, economics, management, education, fine arts, agriculture and law, etc.

JJU has 4 libraries with a total collection of 3.1 million paper books, 2 million electronic books and more than 100 databases in Chinese and foreign languages. The well-equipped laboratory facilities provide students with excellent experimental training. The University Hospital and Dentistry Hospital, are the regional medical centers providing medical services, scientific research and medical education for Jiangxi and the neighboring provinces.

JJU has developed joint programs and partnerships with many educational institutes around the globe. The university offers a variety of degree and non-degree programs for international learners.There are currently more than 400 international students studying at the university. The university is on the list of World Directory of Medical School and accredited by the World Health Organization. JJU has been recognized by the State Council as one of bases for Chinese language education. The Confucius Institute in Phnom Penh of Cambodia, jointly established by JJU and Royal Academy of Cambodia, is one of the globally model institutes.

As one of the academic institutions and established in 2009, Faculty of International Studies (FIS) is an academic and administrative institution for promotion of international cooperation and education at the university. The Faculty offers both degree and non-degree programs for international students and has received students from more than 40 countries to study at the university.

FIS will continue the quest for quality education for international students. We, at Jiujiang, welcome you join us!