| Shanxi Datong University (SDU) is a multi-disciplinary university, which was approved by China|
Ministry of Education in 2006, was formed by merging Yanbei Teachers College, DaTong Medica
College, Datong vocational & technical college and Shanxi Industry Polytechnic College.
Shanxi Datong University is situated in Datong, a famous historical and cultural city. The campus covers a geographic area of 2,400 mu and the constructed area of 700,000 square meters. The new campus has four main buildings: new teaching building, technology laboratory, new Library, coliseum. Equipments of university for teaching cost 96,360,000 RMB in all. Our library has a collection of over 1,800,000 books. There are 35 majors, 16 schools in Political and Law, Literature and History, Foreign Language, Arts, Engineering, Medicine, Agriculture and so on. The full-time undergraduates are reaching 22,000.
The university includes 1,400 full-time teachers, among whom 38% teachers is professors and associate professors, 21% teachers with Master degree or Doctorate and 317 teachers in the course of applying for their Doctorate or Master degree, the number of these teachers is 24% of all the teachers.
There are 3 key provincially supported disciplines, 10 key construction disciplines of university, 6 brand-making majors of university, 2 provincially model laboratories, 15 elaborate courses of university and 1 provincially elaborate course.
In recent three years, researches in SDU are increasing in quantity and quality as well as diversity. The university has acquired 20 national research projects, 109 provincially projects. 3675 papers on Science and technology were printed, among which 201 papers were printed in core academic periodical, 130 papers were entered the international four major paper indexing system. And 326 books were published, 13 of which received provincial or ministerial awards.
In brief, the developing Shanxi Datong University is a synthetical university of having more complete discipline, better teaching conditions, higher teaching quality and scientific research ability.