JiayingUniversity is located in Meizhou City, Guangdong Province P.R.China. Meizhou is a historical city famous as “the home of culture, of football and of overseas Chinese”and “the capital of the Hakkas”. JiayingUniversity is an institution of higher learning offering wide range of majors at undergraduate level.
It was established 93 years ago and was the first university operated by the local authority in GuangdongProvince in the 20th century. JiayingUniversity enjoys a quiet and beautiful environment and because of this it was appraised by the relevant departments of the State and GuangdongProvince as one of the ”National 400 Best Forestation Organizations“and “Civilized Organization”.
JiayingUniversity has a strong teaching faculty and good facilities. It is one of the best local universities in Guangdong at undergraduate level. JiayingUniversity is famous for the home of overseas Chinese and Hakka culture. The study of Hakka Culture in this university is known by people both of home and abroad. JiayingUniversity actively conducts international cooperation and exchange. It has educated many International Students from nearly 20 countries, such as America, Britain, France, Indonesian, Thailand, Japan, Canada, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Seychelles. Meanwhile, its distinguished achievements in the study of the Hakka Culture attracts many advanced visiting scholars from universities and research institutes of more than 10 countries and regions, such as Harvard University (U.S.A), Cambridge University (U.K.), Toronto University (Canada), Waseda University (Japan) and National University of Singapore (Singapore).
Jiaying University covers an area of 80 hectares with building area of 300,000 square meters. The University has about 1,000 teachers. 12,000 full time students and 6000 adult students. At present the university consists of 17 departments and it offers 37specialties or orientations, such as Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Literature, English Language, Ideological and Political Education, Geography, Business Management, Finance Management, Computer Science and Technology, Electronic Information Engineering, Biology, Physical Education, Fine Arts, Applied Psychology, Law and Piano.
JiayingUniversity appreciates the efforts and abilities of our foreign teachers. The 2007-2008 school year had 13 foreign teachers partners with us to raise our students’ English. This partnership and cooperation has been so successful, we are recruiting more foreign teachers for the 2008-2009 school year.
As China has entered the WTO, JiayingUniversity actively promotes international academic exchange and pursues all opportunities of establishing international cooperation with overseas universities. Our University spares no effort in educating International Students.
JiayingUniversity aims to become "the best university for Hakkas all over the world".