Through recent years` development, this century-old university has gained new and vital vigor while meeting unprecedented historical challenges and opportunities. Currently we have three campuses: Gulou in the city center, Pukou on the northern bank of the Yangtze River, and Xianlin International Campus in the east suburb of the city.
As a key comprehensive university with an array of outstanding faculty members, it has enjoyed coordinated development in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technological sciences, life sciences, modern engineering and management and so on. In the meantime, it has continuously improved quality of teaching, research, social service and all other areas. According to different rankings and in terms of various indexes of academic strength and comprehensive academic performance, Nanjing University is always one of the leading universities in China.