Founded in 1952, Guangxi University for Nationalities，or GXUN, lies in Nanning, capital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. GXUN includes two campuses: East Campus and West Campus. With an area of 1983 mu, the University consists of 23 colleges ,with 3 doctorate’s, 68 bachelor’s and 79 master’s degree programs.According to the statistics in May, 2014, this school has 19,743 enrolled students, among whom there are 1,340 postgraduates, 14,765 undergraduates, 1,001 junior college students, 1,742 preppies and 895 overseas students.
Now the University has a team of highly qualified teaching staff with high acdemic levels, rich teaching experience and vibrant enthusiasm towards ethnic higher education. Among the total 1,235faculty and staff, there are 189 Professors, and 313 Associate Professors. 235 of the faculty have doctorate degree, and 548 of them have master’s degree. 11 experts are entitled the special allowance of the State Council. 23 professors are qualified as supervisors of PhD. One teacher was selected for National New Century Talents Project, one for New Century Talent Supporting Project by the Ministry of Education, one for National Propaganda and Cultural System Project talent, 12 for Guangxi New Century Talent Project, 10 for Excellent Experts of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, 5 awarded as Bagui Scholars by the Autonomous Region, 2 Distinguished Experts of the Autonomous Region, 3 sci-tech workers with outstanding contributions in Guangxi, 3 acdemic leaders in establishing creative teams among Guangxi Universities, 2 Bagui Star Teachers of the Autonomous Region, and 6 were granted Star Teachers in Guangxi Autonomous Region.
GXUN is an institution to recruit international students under the Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship, and Nanning Foreign Affairs Office Scholarship. It’s also an institution to recruit international students from Southeast Asian Nations under Guangxi Government Scholarship. As a test center for HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test), a Chinese languange training center for talents in Southeast Asian Nations, an Executive School of the Training Program in China for Overseas Chinese Teachers, and one of China’s Key Universities Helping Teaching Chinese in the Surrounding Countries, GXUN have trained 12,000 overseas students in all so far. It was awarded the Advanced Collective for Foreign Students’ Education twice respectively in 2009 and 2014 by Foreign Students Management Branch affiliated to China Association of Higher Education.
It actively carries out international cooperation and exchange activities, and has established exchanges and cooperation with 136 foreign universities or academic institutions from 17 countries and regions.It has established three Confucius Institutes with Mahasarakham University in Thailand, National University of Laos and Unversitas Tanjungpura, Indonesia.
A lot of important political learders of ASEAN came to GXUN for a visit, among whom were Cambodian King Sihanouk, Vietnamese President Tran Duc Luong, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Mininister Pham Gia Khiem, Thai Princess Sirindhorn, Laos Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh and Laos Congress Chairman Pany YATHOTOU etc. A Thai Language Training Base was establised in this school by the Ministry of Education of Thailand.
Website of GXUN: http://www.gxun.edu.cn/
Website of the College of Internation Education, GXUN: http://gjjy.gxun.edu.cn/index.htm
The University offers not only the beautiful natural environment, but also a full array of suitable equipment with qualified and sufficient teaching faculty. Welcome to Guangxi University for Nationalities.