Dezhou University (德州学院, website) is a full-time comprehensive undergraduate university directly under the Shandong Provincial Government. The school covers an area of 2021 acres, a building area of 682,000 square meters, a total value of 222 million yuan in teaching and scientific research equipment, and a collection of 2.32 million books. At present, there are 26,151 full-time undergraduate students, 12,920 students in adult education, and 152 graduate students in joint training. Since the establishment of the school, the school has been rooted in the fertile soil of Qilu culture and Yanzhao culture, absorbing the spiritual charm of the Yellow River culture and the canal culture, adhering to the spirit of hard work and inspirational education, and constantly writing a new chapter of teaching, education and innovation.
Dezhou is the main national transportation hub city, and the opening of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line has fully integrated Texas into the capital’s one-hour living circle and the provincial capital’s half-hour living circle. The South-to-North Water Diversion Project will make the ancient canal play an important role again. In 2015, the “Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Coordinated Development Plan Outline” formally issued by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council clearly stated that “supporting Dezhou, Shandong, to build the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei industrial undertaking, transformation of scientific and technological achievements, supply of high-quality agricultural products, labor transportation bases, and important ecosystems in southern Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Ribbon. ” As the only city in Shandong Province that is fully integrated into the plan, Dezhou has officially established its strategic position of “one district and four bases”. Texas owns city cards such as “China Sun City”, “China Functional Sugar City”, “China Central Air-conditioning City”, “China Cereals, Oils and Food City”, “China Auto Parts Industry City”, “China’s Excellent Tourism City”, and “National Sanitary City” and has been named For the “National High-tech Industrial Base of Bio-industry”, “National Torch Plan New Energy Industry Base” and “National Renewable Energy Building Application Demonstration City”, “One Ring One Belt One District” covers Dezhou City in whole or in part, and assumes a new national town 52 national and provincial reform pilot tasks, including pilot projects for modernization and demonstration areas for modern agriculture, and abundant regional resources have provided broad space for the development of higher education.
Dezhou University was founded in 1971 and has gone through three periods: Texas Teachers College, Texas College and Texas College. In May 1971, the Texas Teachers College was born in the “Cultural Revolution”. It experienced the difficult steps of its journey and continued to grow and develop in the process of standardization and transcendence. In March 1997, the Texas Normal College, the Texas Education College, and the Dezhou City Amateur University merged to run the three schools, forming the Texas Technical College, which opened the road to comprehensive education. Since 1999, it has also merged into 5 vocational colleges, and the application-oriented school characteristics have become more prominent. In March 2000, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the establishment of the Texas College at the undergraduate level marked a historic leap from a college to a comprehensive college, and has become an important milestone in the development of Texas higher education. In 2006, it was among the first batch of similar universities in the country and the first in the province to pass the assessment of the undergraduate teaching level of the Ministry of Education. In 2009, it was approved by Shandong Provincial Department of Education and the Provincial People’s Government Degree Committee as the first batch of joint training bases for graduate students in Shandong Province. In 2016, it passed the review and evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education. In 2017, it was approved as the first batch of joint training bases for postgraduate education in Shandong Province during the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” period. It was determined by the Shandong Provincial People’s Government Degree Committee as a Shandong Province master’s degree awarding construction unit. In 2018, the high-end petroleum equipment academician expert workstation was approved as the “Shandong Academician Expert Workstation”.
Dezhou University currently has 23 colleges, 3 research institutes, and 72 undergraduate majors. The majors cover economics, law, education, literature, art, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and management University disciplines. There are 1 Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory, 2 Provincial Engineering Laboratories, 7 Provincial Key Disciplines, Key Laboratories, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Bases, and 2 Provincial Key Disciplines of Culture and Arts. Formed a discipline and professional system based on liberal arts and science, focusing on engineering, vigorously developing emerging and interdisciplinary disciplines, coordinated development, and distinctive characteristics.
Dezhou University currently has 1,636 faculty members, including 1306 full-time teachers, 987 doctoral and master degree teachers, 114 professors, 451 associate professors, and 104 part-time doctoral and master supervisors. Has three special government allowances from the State Council, one national outstanding science and technology worker, one member of the Higher Education Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education; one overseas expert of Taishan Scholars, two young experts of Taishan Scholars, and Shandong Youth 1 science and technology award, 1 scientist with outstanding contributions in Shandong Province, 3 middle-aged and young experts with outstanding contributions, 6 provincial teaching teachers, 1 outstanding teacher in Shandong Province, 1 excellent educator in Shandong Province, Shandong Province There are 3 chief experts of key disciplines (key laboratories, humanities and social science bases) in universities, and 4 “Hundred Talents Project” theoretical talents in Shandong Province. The school has vigorously implemented the “Tianying Talents” project. So far, 9 people have been introduced, of which 2 are in the National Thousand Talents Plan, 1 is in the National Ten Thousand Talents Plan, 2 are Taishan Scholars, and 1 is a new century talent from the Ministry of Education. Efforts are made to build a high-level talent team that is suitable for the characteristics of running a school and serves regional economic and social development.
Dezhou University currently has one national specialty, one first-class undergraduate specialty, one major for comprehensive reform pilots, and one off-campus practice education base for college students. It has been approved as a national university innovation and entrepreneurship training program. There are 6 specialty specialties in Shandong Province, 8 provincial first-class undergraduate specialties, 4 professional high-level application project construction professional groups in Shandong Province, 1 pilot specialty in the province’s general undergraduate colleges for application-oriented talent development professional development support plans, and a provincial talent training model. 2 innovation experimental areas, 2 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 3 provincial outstanding engineer education training programs, 5 provincial outstanding teaching teams, 36 provincial excellent courses, and the Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Department’s production-academia collaborative education program 244, 31 teaching reform projects of provincial universities, 1 project of the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” for scientific research in higher education, 20 provincial teaching achievement awards, including 4 first prizes and 6 second prizes. In the first national college ideological and political theory teaching demonstration, our teachers won the special award. In the “2012-2018 National College Teacher Teaching Contest Status Data” ranking, our university ranks 103 in the country and 6th in the province.
Dezhou University has approved a total of 184 national university student innovation and entrepreneurship training programs. Teachers have instructed students to publish 751 theses, of which 5 were included in SCI, 5 in EI, 34 papers were published in core journals, and 131 patents were approved. He has won 41 awards for undergraduate science, technology and culture international competitions. Among them, in the American University Student Mathematical Modeling Contest, students participating in our school have won consecutive first-class international awards. There were 3820 national awards and 3042 awards in Shandong Province. Approved to build a college for the Ministry of Education’s “Internet + Made in China 2025” production-education integration promotion plan. Awarded the honorary title of Shandong Province School-Enterprise Cooperation Demonstration Unit
Dezhou University’s basic research has made major breakthroughs in many aspects, and applied research has strong comprehensive research and development capabilities. Relying on the scientific research platform, the school has formed a number of high-level scientific research teams, which has spawned a number of high-level scientific research results. For example, the Biophysics Lab has a multidisciplinary research team composed of more than 20 experts including young experts from Taishan Scholars, overseas distinguished professors from Taishan Scholars, and Youqing from Shandong Province. Important breakthroughs have been made in the research of crystalline graphene biosensing technology and “donor-acceptor” optoelectronic materials. In 2019, the Chinese Higher Education Society released the TOP300 evaluation results (undergraduate) of innovative talent training and subject competition in Chinese universities in 2014-2018. Dezhou College ranked 234th among ordinary universities in China. Since the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” period, 356 vertical scientific research projects have been hosted, including 28 national scientific research projects such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the National Social Science Foundation, Humanities and Social Sciences Projects of the Ministry of Education, Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province, and Social Sciences of Shandong Province. There are 110 provincial and ministerial projects such as funds, and 2 outstanding youth fund projects in Shandong Province. Published 1160 papers, including 261 SCI, EI, SSCI, A & HCI, CSSCI papers. Published 57 academic works. Received 335 scientific research awards at various levels, including 7 provincial and ministerial research awards. 212 invention patents were approved.
Since the “13th Five-Year Plan” period, Dezhou University has signed comprehensive cooperation agreements with 12 counties and cities in Dezhou City, and has conducted multiple rounds of intensive docking exchanges; organized more than 150 types of cooperative docking activities; implemented scientific research collaboration, technical services, and decision Consulting, co-education, cultural services, platform co-construction and more than 280 local projects; providing more than 190 results transfer and transformation projects to enterprises in technology development, technical consulting, technical services, and technology transfer; co-construction with enterprises and institutions There are more than 80 social service platforms such as research centers and joint laboratories; more than 70 social service teams have been newly established; more than 50 social service activities such as rural science and technology services, doctoral enterprises, cultural countryside, and public welfare performances have been organized; Doctors and professors joined the company for on-the-job services; carried out more than 3,000 person-times in various social trainings. The school takes the project as the starting point, the platform as the support, and the team as the support to comprehensively deepen the school-land, school-enterprise cooperation, and actively serve the transformation of old and new kinetic energy, rural revitalization, education, poverty alleviation, and the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development demonstration zone construction Provided intellectual support and technical support for the high-quality development of local economy and society.
Dezhou University actively promotes an internationalized school running strategy, and has cooperated with 70 universities in 18 countries including the United Kingdom, Russia, the United States, Poland, South Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan to run schools, exchange teachers and students, recognize credits, exchange degrees, Substantial cooperation in scientific research and cultural exchanges. Relying on the National Scholarship Fund’s excellent projects, Sino-foreign cooperative education programs, and mutual credit recognition programs, more than a thousand students were selected to study and exchange in universities abroad (foreign), and a large number of application-oriented talents with an international perspective were cultivated. Efforts are made to improve the internationalization of the teaching staff. Every year, outstanding young backbone teachers are selected to go abroad for further studies, visits and academic conferences, and invite high-end experts such as the academician team of the Russian Academy of Sciences to come to the school for lectures and scientific research cooperation. Established the China-Malaysia Ancient Maritime Silk Road Yijing Research Center, jointly established the “Sino-Russian Biophysics Frontier Joint Laboratory” with the Russian Academy of Sciences, and jointly established the “Chinese Traditional Culture Communication Research Center” with the University of Chester, UK. Approved the construction unit of Shandong Province Foreign Affairs Research and Development Think Tank, and approved the Shandong Province Foreign Affairs Research and Development Think Tank “Dezhou ASEAN Research Center”. In 2019, it recruited the first international students with academic qualifications, and realized the improvement and breakthrough of the education level of international students.