General Information

       Binzhou University (BZU) is a comprehensive public university affiliated to Shandong Government. It is located in a modern city with ecological landscape— Binzhou, which is the birthplace of Sun Tzu (the well-known Chinese ancient military strategist in the 6th Century B.C.) near the Coast of Bohai Sea and in the hinterland of Yellow River Delta.

Oriented by aviation of high-level and application university, the University implements “Five Strategies” of quality, talents, feature, openness and harmony, all leading to the vigorous development of Binzhou University.

Binzhou University covers a total area of 131 hectares and the existing building area is 441,000 square meters. The total value of fixed assets is 1,413 million yuan. There are 23 experimental centers (laboratories), two of which are provincial experiment teaching demonstration center. The total value of teaching and scientific research equipment is 170 million yuan. There are 1.62 million printed books and 1.15 million e-books in the library. There are over 1600 Chinese and foreign printed periodicals and 28,332 electronic periodicals and 94 e-document databases. Binzhou University recruits students from 29 provinces (municipalities, autonomous regions). There are over 19,500 full-time students and over 20,000 students of continuing education (distance education).

Binzhou University has created 54 undergraduate specialties and 28 diploma specialties distributed to 20 colleges or schools, and set up one national comprehensive reform experiment undergraduate specialty under “Undergraduate Teaching Project”, one national off-campus practice and education base for university students, two provincial projects of applied specialty development supporting program, four provincial project-based high-level applied specialties (groups), three Shandong Provincial stage cultivation experiment specialties suited to vocational schools and colleges or universities, two provincial talent cultivation mode innovation experiment zones, eight provincial brand specialties and 38 provincial fine courses.

Binzhou University positively serves local communities and aviation industry and implements some relevant policies, including the cooperation with the Shandong Academy of Social Sciences, Binzhou Municipal Government, Qingdao University of Science & Technology, Shandong University of Technology, Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao International Airport, Ji’nan Airport etc..

Based on the combination of talent recruitment and cultivation, Binzhou University has implemented “Three Hundred Talents Project”, “Yellow River Talent Project”, “1121 Talents Project” and “Teacher’s Quality-improvement Project” to strengthen the talent team construction. There are 902 full-time teachers in the university, including four doctoral supervisors and 43 masters’ supervisors. Among the teachers, 274 are professors or associate professors; 803 have got doctoral degrees or master degrees; one professor of national “One Thousand Talents Plan”; one expert of Special Government Allowances of the State Council, one expert of national philosophy and social science popularization; three professors of “Yellow River Talent Project”; one provincial outstanding mid-aged expert with remarkable contributions; four provincial excellent teaching teams; 13 provincial excellent teachers and two chief experts in Shandong universities. Until now, eight academicians have been invited to be honorary deans, counselors or guest professors. There are also more than 180 part-time professors or teachers.

Adhering to the orientations of special development, Binzhou University has some specialties, such as flight technology, Yellow River Delta ecology, Yellow River Delta culture, Sun Tzu culture research. To serve the civil aviation in China, flight technology specialty was set up and Flying College was founded in 2006, so that the University has become the first local comprehensive university to cultivate pilots in China. There are four aviation-related colleges of Flying College, College of Aeronautical Engineering, Airport College and College of Cabin Attendant. Up to now, 12 majors have been developed, such as flight driving, flight safety, civil aviation maintenance and engineering, air traffic management and dispatch, airport operation and management, aircraft propulsion engineering, aircraft manufacture engineering and flight attendance. The University and 12 companies, such as Air China Cargo, Shandong Airlines and Hainan Airlines, jointly cultivate aviation talents on flight driving, flight security and air attendance. More than 1,000 students have already graduated up to now, 10 of whom have been promoted captains. The University and four aviation companies, such as Shandong Hairuo General Aviation and Shandong Gaoxiang General Aviation, jointly cultivate general aviation talents. With the geographical advantage and cultural advantage, several research centers have been founded, such as Shandong Province Key Laboratory of Yellow River Delta Ecological Environment, Shandong Province Research Base of Yellow River Delta Culture, Shandong Province Research Base of The Art of War and Military Science, etc. The researches on Yellow River Delta Ecological Environment and Sun tzu's culture of war have been conducted.

Binzhou University has intensified international cooperation and exchange continuously and established cooperative ties and exchange programs with more than 30 universities and educational institutions from countries including the USA, the UK, France, Canada and Australia, and also held six Sino-foreign educational programs such as marketing management, pre-school education, software engineering, which has constantly accelerated its internationalization.

Adhering to the concept of being human-oriented, managing the university by law, and democratic management, the University has committed to forging green, peaceful and harmonious campus construction with remarkable achievements.

Binzhou University is seizing the great opportunities of development and reform of higher education; with its determination, exploration and innovation, the University is moving vigorously toward the goal of constructing the high level application-oriented university with aviation as its main feature.

 

Address:Huanghe Road, Binzhou City, Shandong, 256600,P.R.China
Tel:86-543-3194976(International Exchange & Cooperation Office)