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Central South University of Forestry and Technology

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Type  Public university
President  Zhou Xianyan (周先雁)
Campus  2,230 mu
Number of students  41,000
Motto  树木树人、求是求新 (Chinese)
Established  1958 (1958)
Location  Changsha, Hunan, China
Founded  1958
Academic staff  2,510
Central South University of Forestry and Technology

Address  Tianxin, Changsha, Hunan, China, 410000
Similar  Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha University of Scienc, Hunan Normal University, Hunan University of Scienc, Xiangtan University

Central South University of Forestry and Technology (CSUFT; simplified Chinese: 中南林业科技大学; traditional Chinese: 中南林業科技大學; pinyin: Zhōngnán Línyè Kējì Dàxué) is a university located in Changsha, Hunan, China. The university covers a total area of 2,230 mu, with more than 101.3 square meters of floor space.


As of fall 2013, the university has 3 campuses, a combined student body of 41,000 students, 2,510 faculty members.

The university consists of 22 colleges, with 69 specialties for undergraduates, 97 specialties for master's degree candidates and 44 specialties for Doctoral candidates. At present, the university has 7 research institutions and research centres, including 4 national engineering research centres, 3 key national discipline, 1 national key laboratory.


Central South University of Forestry and Technology was founded in 1958, it was initially called "Hunan Academy of Forestry".

In November 2001, Hunan School of Forestry and Hunan Forestry Industrial School merged into Hunan Academy of Forestry.

In December 2005, it was renamed "Central South University of Forestry and Technology".


  • School of Forestry
  • School of Life Science and Technology
  • School of Material Science and Engineering
  • School of Physical Distribution
  • School of Mechanic and Electronic Engineering
  • School of Environmentand Design
  • School of Furniture and Art Design
  • School of Computer and Information Engineering
  • School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics
  • School of Business
  • School of Foreign Languages
  • School of Tourism
  • School of Food Science and Engineering
  • School of Science
  • School of Political Science and Law
  • School of Economics
  • School of Physical Education
  • School of Music
  • School of Ideology and Politics
  • School of International Studies
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Concerning Foreign
  • Library collections

    Central South University of Forestry and Technology's total collection amounts to more than 2.7734 million items.


  • Motto: 树木树人、求是求新
  • Notable alumni

  • Wen Jianping
  • Zhu Guangyao
  • Li Qiangmin
  • Liu Yuchun
  • Huang Cheng
  • Bai Fangmin
  • Luo Yi
  • Wu Yiqiang
  • Cai Jingfeng
  • Liu Jun
  • Hong Jiayi
  • Tan Zhongwen
  • Liu Huimin
  • Li Feng
  • Hua Zhou
  • Zhao Donghua
  • Peng Changhui
  • Hu Zhongxiong
  • References

    Central South University of Forestry and Technology Wikipedia