Beijing Union University
Beijing Union University
Introduction to Beijing Union University
Beijing Union University (北京联合大学, website) is a comprehensive university in Beijing that was approved by the Ministry of Education in 1985. Its predecessor was the 36 university campuses established by Beijing in 1978, relying on Tsinghua University and Peking University. After more than 30 years of construction and development, the comprehensive strength of the school has been significantly enhanced, and 10 disciplines such as economics, law, teaching, literature, history, science, engineering, medicine, management, and art have been developed to support and coordinate with each other. Master, a comprehensive talent training system for the coordinated development of graduate education, higher vocational education, continuing education, and international student education. It is a key training base for applied talents in Beijing and one of the largest universities in Beijing.
Since its establishment, Beijing Union University has trained more than 200,000 graduates for the country. They are active in all walks of life in the country’s economic and social construction. Many graduates have become leaders and backbones of government departments and large enterprises.
The main campus of Beijing Union University (North Fourth Ring Campus) is adjacent to the Olympic Central District, and there are 7 branch campuses scattered across the campus, covering a total area of more than 600 acres and a building area of over 500,000 square meters. The library has a collection of nearly 2.75 million books, nearly 1600 full-time teachers, and more than 20,000 full-time students, including 19,000 undergraduates, more than 800 vocational students, more than 400 graduate students, and more than 1,100 international students Person-times. The school also has nearly 5,000 adult education students.
The University now has the College of Applied Arts and Science, the Teachers College, the School of Business, the School of Biochemical Engineering, the School of Tourism, the College of Continuing Education, the College of Smart Cities, the School of Robotics, the School of Urban Rail Transit and Logistics, the School of Management, the School of Special Education, the School of Art, 15 colleges including the College of Applied Science and Technology, the College of Marxism, and the College of International Exchange.
The university currently has 64 undergraduate majors, covering 10 university disciplines including economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management, art, and medicine. Five undergraduate majors are national specialty construction sites, and seven undergraduate majors are Beijing specialty construction sites. 1 major was approved as a pilot for comprehensive reform of national undergraduate majors, 3 majors were approved as a pilot for comprehensive reform of Beijing-level undergraduate majors, and 2 majors were approved as the first batch of first-class majors in Beijing-owned universities. Provide candidates with a wide range of professional options.
Beijing Union University has 9 academic master degree authorized disciplines including archeology, software engineering, computer science and technology, food science and engineering, business administration, Chinese history, geography, design, Marxist theory, etc., with finance, law , Education, Chinese medicine, machinery, transportation, journalism and communication, cultural relics and museums, accounting, library information, tourism management and other 11 professional master’s degree authorized categories, 12 secondary disciplines independently set up. Among them, the field of vocational and technical education is the pilot field of the master’s degree program of the Ministry of Education. The six disciplines of economic law, computer application technology, food science, special education, human geography, and tourism management are key construction disciplines in Beijing, and the school-level focus There are 10 disciplines and 21 key discipline-level construction and cultivation disciplines, providing students with good space for further development.
Beijing Union University has 1 national-level scientific research platform-the National Key Laboratory of Smart Tourism, 8 Beijing-level scientific research platforms-the Beijing Key Laboratory of Bioactive Substances and Functional Foods, Beijing Research Base, and Beijing Information Service Engineering Key Laboratory, Beijing-Taiwan Cultural Exchange Research Center, Beijing Key Laboratory of Biomass Waste Resource Utilization, Beijing Intelligent Machinery Innovation Design Service Engineering Technology Research Center, Beijing Political Civilization Construction Research Base, and Beijing Tourism Informationization Collaboration The Innovation Center has two academician workstations, Li Deyi and Zhou Chenghu, and two post-doctoral research workstations. The school also has 37 scientific research institutions such as the Food Science Research Institute, Taiwan Research Institute, and Institutional Research Institute of the People’s Congress. Since 2010, the school has undertaken more than 1,400 scientific research projects and topics at all levels, and has been ranked among the top universities in Beijing’s municipal universities for research funding each year. The academic journals “University of Beijing Union University” and “Journal of Tourism” sponsored by the school have important influences at home and abroad. “Journal of Beijing Union University (Humanities and Social Sciences Edition)” has been selected as the China Social Science Citation Index (CSSCI) source journal for 7 consecutive years. “Tourism” was selected as “China’s Most Influential Academic Journal” for 6 consecutive years. In 2014, it was named the “Chinese Humanities and Social Sciences Authority”.
Beijing Union University has a relatively strong faculty, with nearly 1,600 full-time teachers. Among them, there are 833 people with senior titles, 17 of whom are the directors, deputy directors, and members of the new session of the Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education and the Industry Steering Committee. There are 1 national-level excellent teacher, 1 million new talents in the new century, 15 Beijing-level distinguished professors, 10 Beijing Great Wall scholars, 18 city-level teaching teachers, 13 city-level innovative talents, and city-level youth There are 54 top talents and 192 young and middle-aged backbone teachers. There is one teacher who has been awarded the title of Outstanding Teacher of Beijing Meng Erdong Style. Has one national-level teaching team, eight Beijing-level teaching team. At present, the school has formed a team of teachers with a reasonable overall structure such as age, education, and professional titles.
Beijing’s high-quality education resources are gathered, leading the country in terms of internationalization. The University takes full advantage of Beijing’s geographical advantages, and actively introduces high-quality education and teaching resources from universities at home and abroad through various ways and forms such as inter-school visits, lectures by famous teachers, and guest professors, etc., to provide a platform for students to receive international education, and strive to achieve quality education at home and abroad. Effective connection, committed to training high-quality application-oriented talents with an international perspective.
Actively promoting internationalization is one of the major development strategies of the university. Beijing Union University is committed to enriching students ‘overseas (external) learning experiences through various forms, focusing on creating an international learning atmosphere, in order to cultivate students’ awareness of internationalization, broadening students ‘international perspectives, and improving students’ cross-country and cultural understanding Communication skills to enhance students’ competitiveness in the construction of future world cities.
Beijing Union University actively develops international and overseas cooperation in running schools and cultivates talents with international competitiveness. The school has established inter-school cooperation and exchange relationships with 139 institutions in more than 30 countries and regions in the Americas, Europe, Oceania and Asia. For example, the University of Westminster, Anglia Ruskin University, and the University of Roehampton have carried out 3 + 1, 4 + 1 projects and 3 + 1 + 1 master cooperation projects; with Empoli in the United States Asian State University has launched a student exchange program and a master’s degree program; it has carried out student exchange programs with Niigata University in Japan, Konkuk University in Korea, and Seoul City University, and carried out “special classes” with more than a dozen Taiwan universities including Chaoyang University of Science and Technology in Taiwan “And semester exchange programs. The school attaches importance to strengthening cooperation with countries along the “Belt and Road”. In 2016, it was approved by the Ministry of Education. It cooperated with the Ural State Jiaotong University in Russia to launch a Sino-foreign cooperative education program for undergraduate majors in rail transit and signal control. Center, Russian Language Center, training Russian-language talents. Students participating in various cooperation and exchange programs enjoy different preferential policies in terms of tuition and accommodation. The school has specially established student outbound scholarships to encourage students to actively participate in cooperation programs. The enrollment of students in cooperative exchange programs has been increasing year by year. At present, 12% of students at school enjoy overseas learning experiences.
The university actively introduces advanced educational resources from foreign partner universities and international advanced education and teaching experience and practices, implements the effective integration of education internationalization and localization of education, and employs foreign teaching experts and local excellent bilingual teachers to carry out bilingual or full English teaching, allowing students Advanced international education is available on campus. The school’s international education attracts students from various countries and regions around the world, and more than 1,500 international students from more than 50 countries attend our school each year. Here students will feel the international atmosphere on campus, and feel the exotic culture from around them.
The university conducts academic exchanges through visits, visits, forums, seminars, and other forms to promote the school’s international level of school running. For several years, the school successfully hosted the first “Belt and Road” foreign-related legal service forum, 2017 Open Innovation Forum (China-Japan Special Session), China-US-Korea International Symposium, Beijing International Special Education Scholars Forum, International Vocational Education Forum, and Local University International The International Symposium on Development Strategies, and several Taiwanese universities such as the Taipei University of Science and Technology have jointly held academic seminars on cross-strait higher education (technical and vocational) on many occasions, which has had a greater impact on the education community at home and abroad.