Foshan University

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Foshan University
佛山科学技术学院
Foshan University Front Gate
Motto明德博学,自强有为
Motto in English
Upright, Independent, Accountable, Knowledgeable
TypePublic
Established1958
PresidentZou Cairong
Academic staff
1490
Undergraduates21,968
Location, ,
Campus(2.53 km2)
Websitewww.fosu.edu.cn

Foshan University (FOSU, Chinese: 佛山科学技术学院) is a designated full-time comprehensive university in Foshan, Guangdong province, China.

History[edit]

The university is a merger between its predecessor and Foshan Agriculture & Animal Husbandry College approved by the Chinese Education Ministry. It came under the administration of the Guangdong provincial government and Foshan local government in 1995.

In 2002, Foshan University was accredited with the national teaching assessment for bachelor's degree program. After merging with Foshan Medical College and Foshan College of Education in 2005, Foshan University has four campuses — home campus, Northern campus, Hebin Road campus, and Tongji West campus — covering a land area of 2,210.7 acres (8.946 km2), with a total construction area of 345,400 square meters.[1]

Administration[edit]

The university comprises the following schools: Literature and Art School, Law and Politics School, Science School, Mechatronics and Information Engineering School, Environment and Civil Engineering School, Life Science School, Business School, Medical School, Education Science School, Faculty of Physical Education.

The university has been developing into a well-structured, multidisciplinary university with a full set of specialties.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the University". Fosu.edu.cn. 2010-06-30. Retrieved 2012-02-07.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°01′33″N 113°05′54″E / 23.025889°N 113.09824°E / 23.025889; 113.09824