Bohai University (BU) was founded in February, 1950. As a comprehensive university administered by Liaoning Province Department of Education, it has successfully trained 100,000 plus graduates for China. Located in Jinzhou, a seaside city with a long history in Liaoning Province, it is 490 kilometers away from Beijing, the capital of People’s Republic of China, and 240 kilometers away from Shenyang, the capital city of Liaoning Province.
BU covers 1,500 mu (1,000,500 square meters) of land area and 470,000 square meters of floor area. It is divided into 13 sub-level colleges, in which there are 63 programs for bachelor’s degree, 34 programs for associate degree in vocational education, 15 first-rank curricula for master’s degree, 84 second-rank curricula for master’s degree, and 3 majors for master’s degree in education, covering such disciplines as philosophy, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering and management.
BU owns 6 province-level key disciplines, such as applied chemistry, linguistics and applied linguistics and applied mathematics, and 2 province-level key disciplines with great developmental potentials including basic mathematics and research of Marxism with Chinese characteristics.
BU has a library holding more than 1,600,000 volumes of books, and its modern facilities can meet the needs of teaching. With the safe and beautiful surroundings and green plants, it is awarded the titles of National Green Institution and Liaoning Province Safety Campus.
BU has established friendly relationships with 32 higher institutions in the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and Russia. It enrolls international students from more than 10 countries, exchanges scholars for lecture, sends abroad qualified teachers and students to further their study or to pursue certain degrees, imports quality educational sources from other countries to enhance its teaching and research, and conducts international cooperation programs.
BU constantly adheres to its own strategy in developing itself, and persistently sticks to quality education and various policies, so as to develop itself into a first-class teaching-research type of university in China with a variety of well-adjusted disciplines.