Shandong University (SDU)is a combination of three universities of former Shandong University , Shandong Medical University (SMU)and Shandong University of Technology(SUT). The merger of this new university was on July 22, 2000, under the approval of the Ministry of Education. The University will be under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education and the joint construction and administration of Shandong Provincial Government.
After this merger, Shandong University offers courses covering nine major fields, namely Philosophy, Economics, Literature, Law, Sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Management with 43 doctoral programs, 133 graduate programs and 8 post-doctoral mobile stations, which are respectively 59%, 32% and 42% of the total of Shandong Province. The University has 34 key disciplines and 23 key laboratories of the state, Ministry of Education and Shandong Province. There are 27,000 full- time students on campus, including 24,000 undergraduates and 3000 graduate students and there are additionally over 14,000 students under continuous education programs. Among 7922 faculty members and school employees, there are 718 professors and 217 doctoral supervisors. The University covers an area of over 3,300 hectares with 1.1 million square meters of infrastructure. The University owns a large number of equipment and instrument with a total value of 38 billion RMB and houses more than 3.55 million volumes of books in the libraries.
Under the leadership and support of both the Ministry of Education and the government of Shandong Province, the new Shandong University will make full play of all its advantages and take full measures to build itself into a more important comprehensive university in China.
The East Campus (The former Shandong University )(SDU) founded in 1901, under the direct supervision of the State Education Commission of China, is a key comprehensive university offering courses both in liberal arts and sciences, and one of the universities with the longest history in China.
The main campuses are located in Jinan,the Capital City of Shandong Province, covering an area of 100 hectares with the floorspace of the buildings amounting to 500,000 square meters. SDU is comprised of 14 schools, 45 departments, 56 undergraduate specialities, 57 graduate specialities, 17 doctoral specialities and 3 post-doctoral mobile stations. The Mathematics Department, Physics Department, and Chinese Language and Literature Department have been selected by the State Education Commission as the national talent-training bases for the teaching and research of basic disciplines.
SDU has established long-term collegiate relations with 30 famous universities/colleges, respectively in the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, the Republic of Korea, and other countries. It has conducted cultural and educational exchanges and cooperation with over 100 universities and academic organizations in the world.
Address: Jinan, Shandong, China