Jiangnan University

Known as “the pearl of China ’s higher education in light industry”, Jiangnan University has launched a new journey toward the strategic objective of “building itself into a research-driven university with distinctive characteristics”, abiding by the motto of “learning and practice to perfection”.

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Jiangnan University’s roots stretch back to 1902 when its predecessor, San Jiang Normal School, began its first term. In 1958, Jiangnan University began its independent existence as Wuxi Institute of Light Industry, which later merged with two other colleges in 2001, and was renamed as Jiangnan University by the Ministry of Education. 


The university, with the area of 208 hectares, consists of 18 schools and is the home to 3,343 staff and faculty members, 20,153 full-time undergraduates, 8,940 postgraduates and 1,285 international students.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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The Campus Hospital was established in 2001, with the Campus Hospital of Wuxi University of Light Industry as its predecessor. It was rated as a general hospital by Wuxi Municipal Public Health Bureau in 2006. With a floor space of 5600m2, it has set up clinical department like the Internal Medicine Department, the Surgical Department, the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department, the Paediatrics Department, the Stomatology Department, the ENT Department, the Physiotherapy Department, etc. and assistant examination departments like the Clinical Laboratory, the X-ray department, B-Ultrasound Room, EKG room, etc.

Student Life

You may choose to live on campus which is highly recommended. In the well-found and furnished International Students’ apartment building, you will feel very at home. Classrooms, library, restaurants, canteens and other facilities are only a few minutes walk from your apartment building. Moreover, sound living conditions in this apartment make our international students’ apartment the first option for almost all international students at JU.For your nice stay and convenience, we provide students and international teachers the facilities: Closet, Shower, Internet Access, Telephone, Electric water heater, air-conditioner, television, washing machine, etc.

Wuxi, Jiangsu Sheng, China

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