Hainan University, officially established in August
2007 with the approval of the Ministry of Education, is a national
key comprehensive university. It is the merger of the former South
China University of Tropical Agriculture (SCUTA), and the former
Hainan University (HU). As one of the national “211 Project”
universities, it is jointly supported by the Ministry of Education
and the Hainan Provincial Government.
The university runs three campuses, namely Haidian, Chengxi, and
Danzhou. Its main campus is located on Haidian Island of Haikou, the
capital city of Hainan Province. Haidian Campus, nestled along the
coast of the South China Sea and dotted by lakes, along with its
fragrant tropical flora and long coconut leaves fluttering in
refreshing sea breezes, is at once a beautiful tropical sight and an
ideal place for learning. Danzhou Campus is located in Danzhou City,
which is in the west of Hainan Province and well known for “The
hometown of poetry in a sea of songs”. Chengxi Campus is in the west
of Haikou. The total area of the three campuses covers 741 acres.
What’s more, the library contains more than 3,035,000 books on
different subjects, among which 1,970,000 are paper books while
1,065,000 are electronic books.
The university boasts a high-level team of full-time faculty and
staff with a total number of over 1,400 full-time faculties,
including over 760 full professors and associate professors. It
offers programs covering 8 categories of disciplines in
philosophy，economics， law， literature， natural
sciences，agriculture，engineering，and management, which then fall
into 4 major academic divisions--Tropical Agriculture and Life
Science Engineering，Electrical and Mechanical Engineering， the
Humanities, and Social Sciences.. The university hosts 20 colleges,
three general education divisions，a state key discipline， two key
disciplines of the Ministry of Agriculture，10 provincial key
disciplines，three key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, two
Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education，five
provincial key laboratories, and two provincial Engineering Centers.
It offers a post-doctoral research station, 11 doctoral programs, 74
master's programs, 68 undergraduate programs, and 7 state-class
specialized courses and two state-class elaborate courses.
The university has extensive international academic exchanges and
cooperation. Currently, the university has signed agreements on
academic cooperation and exchanges with more than 60 well-known
overseas universities and institutions from more than 20 countries
and regions including France, Singapore, Russia, and Taiwan. Each
year some outstanding undergraduates and graduates are selected to
further study in these universities. As one of the 22 Chinese
Education Bases in China with the approval of Overseas Chinese
Affairs Office of the State Council, the university has cultivated
thousands of foreign students so far.
Hainan University has obtained approval of HSK from the Office of
Chinese Language Council International to CICE in the University
since 2008, which will bring great convenience for the foreign
students and other foreigners to take the test of HSK. It will also
absolutely promote a more rapid and sound development of the
education for international students in the University!
Hainan University warmly welcomes international students wishing to
study in China.