Sun Yat-sen University

Updated: Feb 03, 2021
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Sun Yat-sen University, founded by Dr. Sun Yat-sen and with a history spanning over 100 years, is a preeminent research, academic and cultural center and the premier choice for talent development in South China. Under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, and strongly supported by both the ministry and Guangdong Province, Sun Yat-sen University has developed into a modern comprehensive university that enjoys a reputation as a top-tier school nationally and a renowned one internationally. With five campuses in the three cities of Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen, and ten affiliated hospitals, the university is striving to become a top-level global center of learning.

Built on a solid multidisciplinary foundation of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, medical sciences, and engineering, Sun Yat-sen University is propelled forward by the continuous pursuit of academic innovation. It has a globally aware outlook, and has dedicated itself to being an institution that is “comprehensive, innovative, and open”. It adheres to the socialist orientation of higher education, focusing on the fundamental task of nurturing virtue and talents. The goal of talent cultivation is to nurture students who have both ability and moral integrity, are able to cultivate charisma and are eager to serve their country. The basic guiding philosophy is to be oriented toward academic frontiers, national major strategic needs, and national and regional economic and social development. The coordinated development of five campuses will further development of the entire university. The university is transforming from external to internal development, from routine to active development, and from a university with discrete advantages in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and medical sciences to one where humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, medical sciences and engineering are integrated and developing while retaining their distinctive characteristics. Now, standing at a new starting point, Sun Yat-sen University strives to enter both the national first-tier of universities and the ranks of world-class elite universities as a first-class socialist university with Chinese characteristics.


Address: No. 135, Xingang Xi Road, Guangzhou, 510275, P. R. China

Tel: +86-20-84112828

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