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Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University, situated in Wuxi by beautiful Taihu Lake, is a national key “211 Project” university and is selected into “First-Class Discipline Project”, falling under the Ministry of Education.


Jiangnan University
Jiangnan University

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.

Jiangnan University with an area of 208 hectares, consists of 18 schools and ranks No.54 in China. The following five disciplines fall within the top 1% globally:

JU has over 70 international partner institutions and the University of Southampton’s Business School provides a study abroad opportunity to JU students:

Studyabroad@Southampton Programme for Undergraduates

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