About Beihua University
Beihua University is a province-owned comprehensive university whose scope is the most extensive one. Approved by the Ministry of Education, it was founded in 1999 by the combination of the original Jilin Teacher's college, Jilin Medical College, Jilin Forestry College and Jilin Electrification Academy. The university has 1 medical faculty, 31 teaching colleges (center), 18 academic researching institutes, 4 affiliated institutions, 5 teaching assistant departments. And currently, it offers 72 undergraduate programs, 56 master programs and 8 specialized master programs. There are 23905 students, including 21368 undergraduates, 1157 graduates, junior college students, and 510 international students from 60 countries. 350 international students are receiving degree programs education.
The university has East, South, North campuses and one affiliated hospital. It has a library with a collection of 3 million books, and Chinese and foreign journals and newspapers which mainly related to teaching, science, medicine, agriculture and forestry.
Today the University has 1574 full-time faculties, of whom 693 are professors or associate professors, 937 obtained master or doctoral degree. It shares 4 academicians of two academies and 189 senior experts as part-time professors and guest professors.
The university carries out a strategy of open developing and enlarges the space for education. It has successively established exchange-and -cooperation relation with 38 universities or educational institutions from countries like America, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Canada, etc.