University is a state university in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong
Located in the vicinity of the Guangzhou Sculpture Park and Luhu Park, Guangzhou University has easy transport access. The University has a floor area of 486,000 square meters, with an additional area of 436,000 square meters in its five campuses situated in Guangyuan
, Guihuagang, Luhu, Qiyi Lu and Longdong. The 2.1 billion USdollar new campus, as large as 1,975 mu (1.32 km sq), is available to all students in Guangzhou University.The university library has 1,960,000 items.
Academic Reputation and Ranking
Guangzhou University is a well-reputable academic institution only in its local region in the Guangzhou Province of Southern China. On a large and national scale, Guangzhou University's level of academics is one of the lowest-ranking universities in China. In 2011, Guangzhou University was given a C for its quality of rigor and academics by China's Ministry of Education. It is not listed on the Chinese Ministry of Education's China's Best University list.
The University Ranking on Academic Performance publications, authored by scholars from the Middle East Technical University in Turkey
and co-contributed by European scholars from France
and the United Kingdom
ranked Guangzhou University at#153 out of the 183 nationally China and #1516 in ranking globally out of all the places of higher institutions in that category.
Research centres and other partnerships
The University has 57 research institutes and centers specializing in wide range of fields including the Institute of Educational Software, the Earthquake Engineering Research and TestCenter, the Institute of Educational Sciences, and the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
GU has also established a number of cooperative educational establishments including the College of Textile and Garment, the College of Urban Construction Engineering, the College of Technology and Trade, Sontian College, Hua Ruan Software College, the School of Municipal Works and Construction.