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Qingdao Agricultural University

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Type  Public
President  Song Xiyun (宋希云)
Phone  +86 532 8608 0222
Founded  1951
Academic staff  1,078
Established  1951 (1951)
Party Secretary  Li Baodu (李宝笃)
Province  Shandong
Undergraduates  33,600
Postgraduates  1,400
Qingdao Agricultural University

Former name  Laiyang Agricultural College
Location  Chengyang District, Qingdao, Shandong, China
Address  China, Shandong Sheng, Qingdao Shi, Chengyang Qu, 长城路700号 邮政编码: 266109
Similar  Shandong Agricultural University, Qingdao University of Techno, Qingdao University of Scienc, Shandong University of Scienc, Shandong jianzhu university

Qingdao Agricultural University (Chinese: 青岛农业大学) is a public university based in Qingdao and Laiyang district of Yantai, Shandong province, China. Founded in 1951 and formerly known as Laiyang Agricultural College, the school was awarded university status in 1999. Most of the majors offered are in the agricultural and engineering sciences.



Qingdao Agricultural University (QAU), formerly known as Laiyang Agricultural College, was founded in 1951.

It was first named Laiyang Agricultural School (June 1951 – September 1958), then Laiyang Agricultural College (September 1958 – September 1963), Laiyang Agricultural School (September 1963 – May 1976), Laiyang Agricultural University (May 1976 – April 1978), Laiyang Agricultural College (April 1978 – March 2007), and finally Qingdao Agricultural University (March 2007 – present).


QAU enjoys two campuses and one farm. One campus in Qingdao and the other in Laiyang. The farm in Jiaozhou. They boast ideal geographic location, beautiful sceneries and rich cultures. For perfect cultural atmosphere, QAU's campus is awarded Shandong Civil Campus. The campus of QAU covers an area of around 286 ha. with the building floorage of 1.1+ million square meters.


QAU comprises 22 schools (departments), 77 full-time four-year undergraduate majors or specialities, 13 first-level disciplines of postgraduate programs, 78 second-level disciplines of postgraduate programs and three professional postgraduate programs. QAU has a total enrollment of 35,000, including 1,400 graduate students. QAU Equipment gross is over CNY257+ million. QAU library has a total collection of 2,179,600 books,and 2,486,300 e-books.

QAU has developed herself into a well-balanced comprehensive university, covering sciences, engineering, agriculture, humanities, arts, law, management, economics etc. QAU was awarded EXCELLENT in the National Undergraduate Teaching Assessment of the Ministry of Education. QAU features in science and technology innovation and fruitful achievements. QAU was ranked 34 nationally in the National Higher Learning Institutions Real Income List from Science and Technology Transfer in 2002. QAU topped the other universities in Shandong Province.


Qingdao Agricultural University Wikipedia