About Dandong City
Eastern Liaoning University is located in China's most beautiful border city of Dandong in Liaoning Province, facing the Sinuiju of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea across one river.
Dandong occupies the population of 0.9 million and 103 km long coastline. The city is warm and humid, with the city's average annual rainfall between 800-1200 mm and the annual average temperature of the whole region is 8-9℃.Moreover, forest cover rate has accounted for 70%.
Compared with other developed cities in China, Dandong climate conditions and natural environment is excellent, it can be seen that it contains various of vegetables, fruits, seafood ,low price of rent and the lower cost of living, so it is a good place for foreigners to learn Chinese there.
About Eastern Liaoning University
Approved by the Ministry of Education PRC, Eastern Liaoning University (ELU) is the first provincial university in Liaoning Province. It is located in the most beautiful border city of China—Dandong, nearby the Yalu River. Dandong is also a coastal city near the Yellow Sea, with a beautiful scenery and human-friendly climate. That’s the ideal place for study and life. This university is home to two campuses: Linjiang Campus and Jinshan Campus. Linjiang Campus is built along the Yalu River, towards Sinuiju City of North Korea, with the beautiful environment; while Jinshan Campus is located at the foot of Wulong Mountain, a famous tourist site with green trees and fresh air. ELU covers an area of 1280mu and the total building area is about 406,300 square meters. The fixed assets total 672 million. And there are approximately 16,000 students at school.
There are 17 school subsidiaries included in the University: Economic School, Korean Culture and Economy School, School of Business Administration, School of Tourism & Hospitality, and School of Adult Education under Linjiang Campus; and Foreign Language School, School of Art & Design, Agriculture School , Mechanic and Electronic School, Clothing & Textile School, Medical School, Information Technology School, Teachers School, Architectural Engineering School, School of Material Science and Chemical Engineering, School of Figure and Health Management, and School of Engineering Technology under Jinshan Campus. Currently the major programs of this university mainly lie in over 9 subjects including Economics, Education, Literature, Science, Technology, Agriculture, Medicine, Management, Arts, etc. With focus on bachelor degree education, it offers vocational (associate degree) education as well as adult education. It has 47 bachelor degree majors and 32 vocational (associate degree) majors now.
The university boasts teaching staff who are in their prime and full of vigor, much experienced in teaching, and with high academic level. Among its teaching staff of 1060,there are 110 professors and 421 associate professors,784 with master's degree and above. The majority of excellent teachers enjoy the special allowance of the State Council, including excellent experts, Hundred-Thousand Talents Top program, distinguished teachers and outstanding young teacgers of Liaoning province. The university boasts perfect and modern infrastructure for education and advanced experimental training system. There are two provincial key laboratories in this university, namely Key Laboratory of Functional Textile Materials and Key Laboratory of Early-Warning Monitoring Technology in Water Environmental Radioactivity, and two provincial experimental teaching bases like Experimental Teaching Center of Economic Management and Experimental Teaching Center of Clothing and Textile Engineering. Liaoning Research Base of the Korean Peninsula has been awarded and approved as one of the First Batch of Regional Development and Strategy Research Bases of Liaoning. Besides, there are Experimental Center, Engineering Training Center, Modern Educational Technology Center, Experimental Teaching Center of the Economic Administration, Medical Experimental Center, Materials science and Chemical Engineering Experiment Center, Experimental Center of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Foreign Language Center, Training Center for Educational Comprehensive Skills, Accounting Experiment Center, Business Training Center and other Experimental Teaching Center in ELU. It also has established a high standard of modern Tourism Management Training Base (Eastern Liaoning University Business Hotel), a Clothing and Textile Research and Training Base, a Korean Training Base, a Computer Application Technology and Public Training Base, an Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Training Base and Horticultural Training Base, etc. ELU pays great attention to International cooperation and exchange. It has established cooperative relations with 14 renowned universities and institutions such as S. Korea, the U.S.A, Britain, Canada, Australia, Japan, etc and launched extensive academic exchanges, students exchange programs, cooperative education and other activities. Among them, ELU has achieved remarkable results in cooperation with many universities in S. Korea, which fully reflects the geographical advantages of Eastern Liaoning University.
About International Education College
International education college has supplied specialized teaching institutions of Chinese language for foreign students, more than one hundred countries join here to study Chinese language each year.
All teachers graduated in our university’s foreign language major, with rich experience in teaching Chinese language. The university has equipped with modern multimedia classrooms and digital language lab, it also has provided accommodations for foreign students, including fitness room, computer room and air conditioner. It can be said that it is the largest and most influential foreign language training base in the region.