shandong jiaotng university
Shandong Jiaotong University is engaged in teaching and research across a wide range of academic disciplines, and it is therefore able to meet the needs of almost everyone wishing to pursue bachelor and master degrees. Over the past 58 years, the University has cultivated more than 110,000 talents for the society. I am sure that you will find something of interest within these pages.
The University is one of the few universities in China that is closely related to Jiaotong industry. The word “Jiaotong” in English means the movement of people and goods in space. Of the five transportation means of land, water, air, railway and pipeline, the University is presently engaged in the first two categories. We are mainly an application-led University, with its graduates spreading all over the Jiaotong industry throughout China, however, much of our research is undertaken in collaboration with industry and the professions, which ensures its relevance and applications to the outside world.
The University is outward-looking, relevant, modern and cosmopolitan. It is also friendly, and student-oriented.It is one of the Top 50 Universities in China whose students have the best employment prospects.
The university is accelerating its development in recent years, with an expanded campus area of more than 181 hectares. By the time you come to the University, you will find a most pleasing environment for you to study and live.
Shandong Jiaotong University, situated in Jinan, the city of springs, Shandong province, began to take shape in 1956. In 1958, it was named Shandong Communications College. In March of 2002, with approval of the Ministry of Education, it was renamed Shandong Jiaotong University.
The university now has 17,300 full-time students and 1,276 staff members, and its campus covers more than 2.23 Chinese Mu (147 hectars), while the floorage occupies about 390,000 square meters. The university's fixed assets amount to 154 million Yuan, and the library area is 21,000 square meters, with a collection of 1.53 million volumes.
The university consists of 13 schools, namely, School of Maritime, School of Automobile Engineering, School of Transportation & Logistics Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, School of Material Science & Electric Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Management, School of Finance & Economics, School of Foreign Studies, School of Humanity & Law, School of Science, Northern International School, as well as 4 teaching sections, namely, Social Science Teaching Department, Physical Education Teaching Department, Continual Education College, and Vocational Technical College. The university has developed into a multi-discipline higher education institution and offers 43 Bachelor Degree programs spreading in 6 discipline categories, namely, engineering, science, management, economics, law, and arts. And now the university has become the only institution that mainly fosters talents on water and land transportation majors.
During the past 56 years, the school has fostered 60, 000 graduates and trained 50,000 managers and engineering technicians for transportation industry. In the spirit of "keep pace with the times and achieve greater development", Shandong Jiaotong University is drawing the new blueprint for its future. During the 12th five-year-plan period, the university will optimize its resources for high-quality graduates so that a leaping development was achieved in 2015.