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Nanchang University was established in 1940 in the name of its original predecessor Zhongzheng University. In the following years, the name was changed several times and its present name Nanchang University was adopted in 1993 when the top two universities of Jiangxi Province Jiangxi University and Jiangxi Industrial University merged to make up the backbone of Nanchang University.

 NCU entered a new era of development when it merged with Jiangxi Medical College in August 2005 making it a comprehensive university, offering undergraduate and graduate courses encompassing virtually all academic disciplines.

 NCU has a graduate school and 21 schools including Liberal Arts, Foreign Language Studies, Art and Design, Law, Economics and Management, the Sciences, Life Science, Material Science and Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Computer Engineering, Education, Medicine, and Software. These schools offer 82 undergraduate majors out of 11 academic disciplines including the liberal art, history, philosophy, economics, management, law, science, engineering, agriculture, education, fundamental medicine, public health, pharmacy, nursing and 4 clinical schools. These undergraduate programs have a total enrollment of 36,000 full time students.

NCU is composed of three campuses. Its main campus is located in Nanchang city, the capital city of Jiangxi Province. Its huge campus occupies an area of 300 hectares which is home to all of our undergraduate students, most graduate students, most research institutes and labs, and most of our faculty and staff.

 NCU has a dedicated and highly professional teaching staff of 2337, 52% of whom are professors and associate professors. Five of them are members of the distinguished Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. A number of them have received awards for their excellence in teaching and research from various government agencies ranging from the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Public Health and the Jiangxi Provincial Government.


NCU has a comprehensive library network. Its library has a collection of 2.65 million books and 1338 kinds of periodicals including foreign language journals and magazines. Out of our collection, there is a collection of 61,400 rare books and 93,000 books in foreign languages. Our library also has over a million e-books and 34 subscribed databases and on-line libraries including EI, INSPEC, ISTP, SCI, AIP/APS, ELSEVIER, and PQDD, among others. With the abundance of e-books, subscribed online libraries, multi-media CDs and interactive videos and teaching materials, NCU students and teachers have a wide variety of resources to suit their individual needs for study and research.

To enhance the hands-on experience of our students, NCU has 9 large-scale multi-purpose labs for practical training. Their areas include electronics, physics, biology, computing, networking, chemistry, engineering, mechanics, and linguistics. NCU also has 47 professional research labs and 216 internship bases. To further facilitate research, NCU invested in a science and technology park which is now an incubator of 108 enterprises and research institutions on the premises. In 2004, this park was recognized as one of the ¡°National Science and Technology Park by Universities¡±. NCU has also found a partner in the nation's second largest communication equipment maker ZTE. In 2005, ZTE Software Ltd was established which is a joint-venture between NCU and ZTE. This year, NCU and Xinta Technologies Group of Singapore started a Food and Drug Technology Park dedicated to research and development.

International Cooperation:

NCU places great emphasis on international exchange and cooperation. It has established steady exchange programs with more than 30 universities and institutions from over 20 countries worldwide. The Confucius Institute in France, for instance, is a cooperative venture between Nanchang University and University of Kuwaiti of France. It was the first Confucius Institute in Europe. Nanchang University has a long working relationship with Abertay Dundee University of the U.K. in jointly educating master degree students. Every year, a group of Nanchang University graduates will go to Abertay Dundee for their master degrees in computer science. There are similar programs with universities from Germany, the U.S., New Zealand, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and other countries and regions.

In recognition of NCU's excellence in both education and research, the Chinese Ministry of Education officially admitted Nanchang University into the national ¡°211 Project¡± in 1997, signifying the inclusion of NCU into the elite 100 key universities in China. In 2004, the Chinese Ministry of Education signed an agreement with Jiangxi Provincial government affiliating Nanchang University with both the Ministry of Education and Jiangxi Provincial government

Courses being offered in English:

BE in Aeronautical Engineering

BE in Automation

BE in Chemical Engineering

BE in Mechanical Engineering


The university provides hostel to the international students. Single room or Two persons share a room with air conditioner, attached bathroom, color TV, telephone, bed with required amenities and furniture, internet access , public laundry and kitchen. Students are required to pay the electricity and water they used.

About Nanchang City:

Nanchang is the capital of Jiangxi  Province in southeastern China. Nanchang is famous for its scenic lakes, mountains, rich history and cultural sites.In June 2006, Nanchang is appraised as World Top Ten Dynamic Cities by US News Weekly.

Nanchang means 'a prosperous south part of China'. Being over 2,200 years old, Nanchang is a city with significant historical relevance. As the capital city, it is undoubtedly the political, economic and cultural center of Jiangxi Province. Nanchang belongs to the sub-tropical monsoon climate; therefore it will bring you mild and pleasant weather for almost all the year round.
Nanchang is a beautiful city with the Gan River, the mother river of local people, traversing through the whole city. Water is her soul or in other words water carries all her beauty. Lakes and rivers in or around Nanchang bring a special kind of charm to the city. Nanchang is honored as 'a green pearl in the southern part of China' thanks to its clear water, fresh air and great inner city virescence.

Long and splendid history endows Nanchang with many cultural relics, among which the Tengwang Pavilion is the most famous. It is no exaggeration to say that Tengwang Pavilion is the pride of all the locals in Nanchang. Many men of letters left their handwritings here which tremendously enhance its classical charm.