An International Conference

WTO, China, 

and the Asian Economies, III:

Free Trade Areas and New Economic Relations

Xi'an, China, June 25-26, 2005




Xi'an Jiaotong University, located in age-old Xi'an and covering an area for over 181 hectares, is a key university directed by the Ministry of Education of China. It is one of the oldest universities in China with her predecessor Nanyang College founded in Shanghai in 1896. It was given the name Jiaotong University in 1921. On the decision of the State Council, the main body of university was moved to Xi'an in 1956 and was formally named the Xi'an Jiaotong University in 1959. In 1999,it became one of the 9 universities aimed at high academic level and international reputation by Chinese Government. In April 2000, Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics, Xi'an Medical University and Xi'an Jiaotong University were merged as the present Xi'an Jiaotong University. Xi'an Jiaotong University is a comprehensive university of natural science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, liberal arts and law, with engineering science as its main focus. At present, the university has 11,159 faculty members, including 3,247 full-time teachers consisting 266 doctoral supervisors, 646 professors and 977 associate professors. Among the 26,410 full-time students in this university, there are nearly 5,500 doctoral and master's students. It has more than 420 foreign students come from 23 countries such as the United States, Japan, Pakistan, Korea, and Belgium.


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- a description from EducAsian

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