Shanghai: Fudan University

                      - Fudan University -

General Information:

"Initially known as "Fudan Public School", Fudan University was founded in the year 1905. "Fudan", literally meaning "(heavenly light shines) day after day", indicates inexhaustible self-reliance and industriousness.

Fudan consists of 28 schools and departments, with seventy undergraduate disciplines. The University confers bachelor's degrees in seventy academic disciplines, and master's degrees in two hundred and twenty nine disciplines (with fifty-one of them established by the University itself), and doctoral degrees in twenty-four Level I and one hundred and fifty-four Level II academic disciplines (with thirty of them established by the University itself). There are also twenty-nine research stations that offer postdoctoral fellowships.

Fudan boasts a qualified faculty of over 2,678 full-time teachers and researchers, including 1,400 full professors and associate professors, 36 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 53 chair professors and 30 lecture professors of the Cheungkong Scholars Program, 17 chief scientists of Project 973. In the recent years, the University has been proactive in recruiting youthful strengths and optimizing the echelon of its faculty. Fudan has ten teaching hospitals, such as Zhong-shan (Dr. Sun Yat-san) Hospital and Hua-shan (Mount Lotus) Hospital, which offer quality medical service to the general public, conduct clinical education to student doctors and perform advanced scientific researches." (Abstract taken from www.fudan.edu.cn)

Admission: Through Free-Moving

Additional requirements (such as the TOEFL test): No additional requirements


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Grading

Gradings are given on a scale from 1-10.

Culture

Grade

Points of interests 

(not so many <-> lots of museums etc.)

10


Food

(only local food <-> great variety of restaurants)

10


Nature

(none <-> several natural parks/recreational parks)

4


Recreation/Sports

(limited <-> many options/extra courses)

4


Social Activities

(limited <-> many theatres/cinemas/pubs

6


Study

Grade

Size of the University 

(small <-> big)

8


Relationship students-professors

(informal <-> formal)

8


Language requirements

(English suffices <-> Official Language)

1


The study programme 

(easy <-> difficult/intense)

8


Internationality

(few international students <-> many int. students)

10


Location of the University

(hard to reach <-> close by)

8



Finances

Grade

Food 

(expensive <-> cheap)

10


Accommodation 

(difficult to find & expensive <-> easy & affordable)

10


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