Tongji University is one of the leading universities in China underdirect administration of Ministry of Education, listed on “Project 985” and “Project 211”. With a history of over a century, Tongji has valued the balanced development of four functions, i.e. education, research, outreach, and culture inheritance and innovation.
It then grew to be a comprehensive university which offered programs in science, engineering, medicine, arts and law. The university became known both at home and abroad soon. Following a nationwide campaign of reorganizing schools and departments between universities in 1952, Tongji University became a university with strength in engineering, esp. in civil engineering.
Remarkable improvements have been made to the overall conditions of research and the university’s research ability is much strengthened. The university housed 29 provincial and ministerial research bases, among which six are of national level. The University has acquired a batch of national special key research projects, important research programs and national key construction projects, and yielded many remarkable achievements including the master design for Expo 2010, the deep sea drilling, the development of fuel cell car, the finding of genes causing atrial fibrillation, the key technology for building long-span bridge, and the large-scale biological processing of source water.
Tongji University is located in the municipal city of Shanghai and is made up of five campuses namely, covering an area of 2,460,000 m2 , consists of five campuses. The Siping Road Campus is situated on Siping Road; the West Campus on Zhennan Road; the North Campus on the Gonghexing Road; the East Campus on Wudong Road and the Jiading Campus now under construction is located in Shanghai International Automobile City in Anting.
Tongji University is one of the leading universities in China with a history of over a century. From 1907 to now, it has become a comprehensive university which offers a wide range of programs. Tongji University Library sincerely encourages the university staff and students, alumni, community groups and people of all circles to donate books, manuscripts and other types of documentation.
Tongji Hospital Subordinated to Tongji University (hereinafter abbreviated as Tongji Hospital or the Hospital), as renamed from Ganquan Hospital Subordinated to Tiedao University Medical School, started its medical service in November 1991, and was ranked as a Class 3A comprehensive hospital in March 1995.
There are four departments in the Student Accommodation Centre. They are Facilities Department, Postgraduate Students Department, Undergraduate Students Department and Administration Department. There are 211 staff in the Centre responsible for accommodation arrangement, security, maintenance, repairs, cleaning and laundry of the student accommodation located in different campuses of the university which accommodate over 15,000 students. Each building has a student warden who helps students with problems that have occurred in their daily life.
The student life in its different campuses is interesting and buzzing with energy. There are clubs of various kinds that you may wish to join. Are you interested in singing Chinese folk operas? You may join our Kunqu Club where you will have a unique chance of learning Kunqu from professional Masters of Kunqu. Do you want to try your hand at Chinese Gongfu? The classes are catered to your need.
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