Chongqing University is a national famed comprehensive university in China, directly under the Ministry of Education.
Founded in October 1929, and on May 31, 2000 , Chongqing University merged with Chongqing Jianzhu University and Chongqing Architectural College , forming a new Chongqing University.
Chongqing University has established inter-school exchange links with 32 institutions of higher education in 13 countries such as the U.S, Japan, France, Germany, Canada, South Korea , Russia, etc. Since 1970s, Chongqing University has started to receive self- supported overseas students.
In 2005, there were more than 130 overseas students enrolled to Chongqing University for study, doing PhD degrees, or Master's degrees, or bachelor's degrees, or just studying Chinese language. Chongqing University has also established "Chongqing University Foreign Students Scholarship" for excellent overseas students.
Living Facilities and Environment
Chongqing University is located in the city of Chongqing, the center for economy, culture and transport in the South of China.
The university has four campuses and very good facilities, such as library, stadium, swimming pool, basketball ground, and tennis court.