Anhui Agricultural University (AAU), located in Hefei, Anhui and jointly established by the provincial department and bureau, is an institution of higher learning that enjoys a long history and has advantages and characteristics in agriculture, forestry and life science. It is one of the first high-level universities of Anhui that have special features.
AAU was formerly known as Anhui University of Anhui Province which was founded in 1928. Through development in the past nine decades, now our school has 19 colleges and 21,301 full-time internal students, including 2,763 master and doctoral candidates as well as 1,678 faculty members which include 661 professors, associate professors and faculties of advanced professional title.
AAU offers 80 undergraduate programs, one discipline under the State’s cultivation and 19 key disciplines of provincial and ministerial level. Our school has also established five centers for post-doctoral studies, five doctor's degree authorization centers for first-level discipline, 32 doctor's degree authorization centers for second-level discipline, 18 master’s degree authorization centers for first-level discipline, 40 master’s degree authorization centers for second-level discipline, and master’s degree authorization centers for six professional degrees.
Now AAU has set up one national key laboratory, one State-local engineering laboratory, 35 research platforms of provincial and ministerial level, two “2011 collaborative innovation centers” of the province, and one provincial research institute for industrial generic technology. In recent five years, AAU has presided over 333 national research projects and teaching and research activities and has won 88 awards above provincial and ministerial level.
Guided by the strategy of running school in an open and internationalized way, AAU has entered into stable partnership with the colleges, universities and research institutions of more than 30 countries and regions, such as the US, the UK, Canada, Japan, Germany, and Australia. Besides, AAU was also rated as university for overseas students in China that have received scholarship of the Chinese government, “organization appointed for foreign language training under the South-South cooperation project, national demonstration base for international scientific and technological cooperation and Anhui Haizhi agricultural base under the China Association for Science and Technology.
In recent years, AAU has vigorously accelerated the strategy of “prospering university by talents” and implemented the plan for introduction of high-end talents and the plan for cultivation of excellent talents. In this way, we will be able to absorb talents as extensive as we can. So far we have been attracting talents and making the best of talents based on local economic and social development, which has boosted the rapid growth of AAU.
Talents at home and abroad are welcome to join us.