Sun Yat-sen University


Sun Yat-sen University

:"This article is about the "Sun Yat-sen University" located in the People's Republic of China; see also National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan, Republic of China." and "Moscow Sun Yat-sen University" in the former-Soviet Union.

Infobox University
name = Sun Yat-Sen University


motto = 博学、审问、慎思、明辨、笃行
"Study extensively; Enquire accurately; Reflect carefully; Discriminate clearly; Practise earnestly"
established = 1924
type = Public
president =
city = Guangzhou
state = Guangdong Province
country = China
undergrad = 21,623
postgrad = 14,465
faculty = 12,034
campus = Urban, 6.17 km²
website = [http://www.sysu.edu.cn/ (中文)] [http://www.sysu.edu.cn/en/ (en)]

Sun Yat-sen University or Zhongshan University (Traditional Chinese: 中山大學; Simplified Chinese : 中山大学; pinyin: Zhōngshān Dàxué) is a prominent university in the southern part of China, located mainly in Guangzhou. The university is named after Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, a physician and later president of the Republic of China.

The university consists of 4 campuses (South Campus, North Campus, East Campus and Zhuhai Campus) with a total area of 6.17 square kilometers. Three of the four campuses are located in Guangzhou, the fourth is in Zhuhai.

The university motto, "Study extensively; Enquire accurately; Reflect carefully; Discriminate clearly; Practise earnestly" (博学、审问、慎思、明辨、笃行), is from one of the Chinese classics, "Doctrine of the Mean".

History

Sun Yat-sen University, originally known as National Kwangtung University (国立广东大学), was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen. It combined National Higher Normal College (广东高等师范学校), Kwangtung Provincial Law College (广东公立法科大学) and Provincial Agricultural Technical School (广东公立农业专门学校), and after his death it was renamed National Sun Yat-sen University in 1926.

Campus

The campus was originally located at Shipai (石牌), Eastern Guangzhou. In the early 1950s, Sun Yat-sen University was merged with Lingnan University and relocated to Kangle Yuan (康乐园), Southern Guangzhou, which is now called the South Campus. In 2000, the Zhuhai Campus was established in Tangjia (唐家), city of Zhuhai. In 2001, the former Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences merged into Sun Yat-sen University, constituting the current North Campus. The East Campus was established in 2004 in Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center(大学城), Panyu, Guangzhou.

Academics

Sun Yat-sen University is a comprehensive university including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technical science, medical science, pharmacology and management science. There are 23 schools and colleges, including a medical school, a school of dental medicine, a law school and a business school.

In the graduate study programmes there are 17 disciplines leading to Doctorate and/or Master degrees, of which 146 specialties lead to a Doctorate degree and 205 specialties lead to a Master degree. In addition, there are 12 branches of studies leading to professional degrees, which are: Doctor of Medicine, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Judicial Studies (LL.M.).

Ranking

According to the 2005 Chinese University Ranking published by The 21st Century Business Herald, Sun Yat-Sen University was ranked in 9th place in 2005.

Organisation

*School of Humanities
**Department of Chinese Language and Literature
**Department of History
**Department of Philosophy
**Department of Anthropology
*Lingnan (University) College
**Department of International Economy and Trade
**Department of Business Management
**Department of Economics
**Department of Finance
**Department of Finance and Taxation
**Department of Risk Management and Insurance
*School of Foreign Languages
**Department of English
**Department of French, German and Japanese
**Center of College English
**Center of Graduate English
**Guangzhou English Training Center
**Center of Chinese Language Training
**Center of Australian Studies
*School of Translation and Interpretation
**Department of English Translation
**Department of Business Communication
**Department of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
*School of Law
*School of Political Science and Public Administration
**Department of Political Science
**Department of Public Administration
**Department of Sociology
**Department of International Relation
**Department of Public Communication
**Department of Social Work
*School of Management
**Department of Business Administration
**Department of Accountancy
**Department of Hotel Management
**Department of Marketing
**Department of Corporate Finance and Investment
*School of Education
**Department of Social Science Education
**Department of Psychology
**Department of Physical Education
*School of Mass Communication and Design
**Department of New Media and Video Production
**Department of Mass Communication
**Department of Artistic Design
*School of Mathematics and Computational Science
**Department of Mathematics
**Department of Statistics
**Department of Computation and Computer Engineering
*School of Physics and Engineering
**Department of Physics
**Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering
*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
**Department of Chemistry
**Department of Applied Chemistry
**Department of Polymer and Material Science
*School of Geography and Planning
**Department of Urban and Regional Planning
**Department of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Engineering
**Department of National Territorial Resource and Environment
**Department of Water Resources and Environment
**Department of Tourism and Recreation
*School of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
**Department of Environmental Science
**Department of Atmospheric Science
**Department of Environmental Engineering
**Department of Earth Science
*School of Life Science
**Department of Biology and Biotechnology
**Department of Biochemistry
*School of Information Science and Technology
**Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
**Department of Computer Science
**Department of Information Management
*School of Software
*Sun Yat-sen College of Medical Science
*School for Overseas Educational Exchange
**Department for Teaching Chinese as a foreign Language
*School of Pre-Clinical Medicine
**Department of Medical Jurisprudence
**Department of Biological Medicine Engineering
**Department of Medical Testing
*School of Public Health
**Department of Preventive Medicine
**Department of Health Care for Children and Women
**Department of Medical Dietetics
**Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemics
*Guanghua School of Stomatology
*School of Nursing
*School of Pharmacology
*School of Continuing Education
*School of Online Education

ee also

*National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan, Republic of China
*List of universities in Mainland China
*Lingnan (University) College (in Chinese)

External links

* [http://sysu.ca/wsb4007396201/ Sun Yat-sen University Alumni Association] in Toronto, Canada
* [http://www.yalechina.org/programs/english_teaching/guangzhou/lingnan_college.html Information about SYSU at Yale-China Association]
*Rui Yang, "Internationalising Chinese Higher Education: A Case Study of One Major Comprehensive University" [http://www.education.monash.edu.au/centres/mcrie/docs/bookchapters/yang-final.pdf]
* [http://zsu.6dxy.com/ 3D map ]


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