General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation SYSU
Teachers 3,056
Students 48,375
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China
World ranking224
Country ranking8
Academic Reputation264
Employer Reputation369
International Faculty322
Citations per Faculty246
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities355
Engineering and Technology391
Life Sciences and Medicine209
Natural Science244
Social Sciences and Management299
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science101
Cost of living in Guangzhou, USD/month
Accommodation 181 320
Food 121 201
Transportation 28 56
Communications and utilities 34 42
Clothing 21 80
Sports and leisure 27 79
Accommodation in Guangzhou, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre183
Shared room in city centre324
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre302
1 bedroom apartment in city centre535
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking224
QS World University Rankings307
ARWU Academic Ranking151
Webometrics Ranking137
Alternative title
Russian Университет Чжуншань имени Сунь Ятсена
Spanish Universidad Sun Yat-sen
Chinese 中山大学
Arabic جامعة صن يات صن
French Université Sun Yat-sen
German Sun-Yat-sen-Universität
Japanese 中山大学
Korean 중산대학
Portuguese Universidade de Sun yat-sen
Sun Yat-sen University or 中山大学 (SYSU) - public higher education institution in China.

Sun Yat-sen University - Description

Description of Sun Yat-sen University

Sun Yat-sen University, originally known as Guangdong University, was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (also called Sun Zhongshan), a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th century. The University is located in Guangdong Province, an area neighboring Hong Kong and Macao, which is at the forefront of China’s reform and opening up.

Being one of the leading universities in the People’s Republic of China, Sun Yat-sen University is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary university, including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technical sciences, medical sciences, pharmacology, and management sciences.

It has about 83,633 students studying on four campuses in Guangzhou and Zhuhai. Benefiting from its location near Hong Kong and Macao and the regional advantage of opening and economic development, the university has become an important base for training high-level talents, scientific research, providing services to society and inheriting cultural traditions.

The University has also successfully built international cooperation and exchange relationships with many top universities in the world. According to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking for 2010-2011, Sun Yat-sen University was ranked in the top 200 in the world.

At present, Sun Yat-sen University covers a total area of 6.17 square kilometers and has 4 campuses: Guangzhou South Campus, Guangzhou North Campus, Guangzhou East Campus, and Zhuhai Campus

Programs - Bachelor

Bachelor Accounting
Bachelor Administration
Bachelor Administration (National Defense Students)
Bachelor Anthropology
Bachelor Applied Chemistry
Bachelor Applied Meteorology
Bachelor Arabic
Bachelor Archeology
Bachelor Archival Science
Bachelor Art and Design
Bachelor Atmospheric Sciences
Bachelor Automation
Bachelor Biological Sciences
Bachelor Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor Biotechnology
Bachelor Business Administration
Bachelor Chemical (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Joint Training)
Bachelor Chemical Biology
Bachelor Chemical Engineering and Technology
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Chinese As A Foreign Language
Bachelor Chinese Language and Literature
Bachelor City Planning
Bachelor Clinical Medicine
Bachelor Clinical Medicine (Eight)
Bachelor Communication
Bachelor Communication Engineering
Bachelor Computer Science and Technology
Bachelor Computer Science and Technology (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Co-Culture)
Bachelor Digital Media Art
Bachelor E-Commerce
Bachelor Earth Information Science and Technology
Bachelor Ecology
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Electronic Information Science and Technology
Bachelor Electronic Information Science and Technology (Hong Kong Chinese University of Joint Training)
Bachelor Energy and Power Engineering
Bachelor English
Bachelor Environmental Engineering
Bachelor Environmental Science
Bachelor Exhibition Economy and Management (Australia, University of Queensland, Joint Training)
Bachelor Exhibition of Economics and Management
Bachelor Finance
Bachelor Financial Management
Bachelor Forensic
Bachelor French Language
Bachelor Geographic Information Systems
Bachelor Geographical Sciences
Bachelor Geological Engineering
Bachelor Geology
Bachelor German
Bachelor History
Bachelor Hotel Management
Bachelor Human Resource Management
Bachelor Information and Computing Science
Bachelor Information Display
Bachelor Information Management and Information System
Bachelor Information Security
Bachelor Information Security (National Defense Students)
Bachelor Insurance Professional
Bachelor Intelligence Science and Technology
Bachelor International Economy and Trade
Bachelor International Political
Bachelor Japanese Language
Bachelor Journalism
Bachelor Korean Language
Bachelor Law
Bachelor Library Science
Bachelor Logic
Bachelor Logistics Management
Bachelor Management Science and Engineering (Logistics Management)
Bachelor Marine Science
Bachelor Marketing
Bachelor Materials Chemistry
Bachelor Materials Physics
Bachelor Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Bachelor Medical Laboratory
Bachelor Microelectronics
Bachelor Microelectronics (Joint Training with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Bachelor Network Engineering
Bachelor Nuclear Engineering and Technology (Sino-French Cooperation In Running Schools)
Bachelor Nursing
Bachelor Optical Information Science and Technology
Bachelor Oral Medicine
Bachelor Pharmacy
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Photovoltaic Technology
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Political Science
Bachelor Polymer Materials and Engineering
Bachelor Preventive Medicine
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Public Administration
Bachelor Public Administration (Sports Management)
Bachelor Public Relations
Bachelor Rehabilitation Therapy
Bachelor Resources and Environment and Urban Planning
Bachelor Russian
Bachelor Social Work
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Software Engineering
Bachelor Software Engineering (National Defense Students)
Bachelor Spanish Language
Bachelor Statistics
Bachelor Stomatology (Seven-Year)
Bachelor Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Bachelor Tourism Management
Bachelor Tourism Management (Joint Training with The Oklahoma State University, Usa)
Bachelor Traffic Engineering

Programs - Master

Master Academy of Pediatrics (Professional Degree)
Master Accounting
Master Accounting (Professional Degree)
Master Administration
Master Aesthetics
Master Agricultural Entomology and Pest Control
Master Analytical Chemistry
Master Ancient Chinese Literature
Master Anesthesiology
Master Anesthesiology (Professional Degree)
Master Anthropology
Master Applied Computer Technology
Master Applied Economics
Master Applied Mathematics
Master Applied Psychology
Master Applied Statistics (Professional Degree)
Master Archeology
Master Archival Science
Master Art of Design
Master Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment
Master Basic Mathematics
Master Basic Psychology
Master Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Master Bioinformatics
Master Biological Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Biomedical Engineering
Master Biomedical Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Biophysics
Master Biotechnology
Master Botany
Master Business Administration (Degree)
Master Business Management
Master Care (Professional Degree)
Master Cartography and Geographic Information Systems
Master Cell Biology
Master Chemical Biology
Master Chemical Engineering
Master Chemical Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Children Less Health and Maternal
Master Chinese Classical Literature
Master Chinese History
Master Chinese International Education (Degree)
Master Chinese Language and Literature
Master Chinese Modern and Contemporary History
Master Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature
Master Chinese Philology
Master Chinese Philosophy
Master Circuits and Systems
Master Civil and Commercial Law
Master Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
Master Communication
Master Communication and Information Systems
Master Comparative Literature and World Literature
Master Computational Mathematics
Master Computer Software and Theory
Master Computer System Architecture
Master Computer Technology (Professional Degree)
Master Condensed Matter Physics
Master Constitutional and Administrative Law
Master Control Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Criminal Law
Master Critical Care Medicine
Master Demographic
Master Department of History
Master Dermatology and Venereology
Master Dermatology and Venereology (Professional Degree)
Master Detection Technology and Automation Devices
Master Ecology
Master Economic Law
Master Education Management (Professional Degree)
Master Educational Economy and Management
Master Educational Technology
Master Electronics and Communication Engineering (Degree)
Master Emergency Medicine
Master Emergency Medicine (Professional Degree)
Master Engineering Thermal Physics
Master English Interpretation (Professional Degree)
Master English Language and Literature
Master English Translation (Professional Degree)
Master Environment and Natural Resources Protection Law
Master Environmental Engineering
Master Environmental Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Environmental Science
Master Epidemiology and Health Statistics
Master Ethics
Master Ethnology
Master Finance
Master Finance and Investment Management
Master Folklore
Master Food Safety Biology
Master Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Master Foreign Philosophy
Master Forensic
Master French Language and Literature
Master Genetics
Master Geochemistry
Master Geotechnical Engineering
Master German Language and Literature
Master Grass Science
Master Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering
Master Health Inspection and Quarantine
Master Heritage and Museum
Master Heritage Museum (Professional Degree)
Master Higher Education
Master History of The Chinese Communist Party
Master Human Anatomy and Embryology
Master Human Geography
Master Hydraulic Engineering (Degree)
Master Hydrobiology
Master Hydrology and Water Resources
Master Hygienic Toxicology
Master Ideological and Political Education
Master Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
Master Immunology
Master Industrial Catalysis
Master Industrial Organization and Management
Master Information Computational Science
Master Information Science
Master Inorganic Chemistry
Master Intangible Cultural Heritage
Master Integrative Foundation
Master Internal Medicine
Master International Law
Master International Political
Master International Relations
Master Japanese Language and Literature
Master Journalism
Master Land Resource Management
Master Law (Law) (Professional Degree)
Master Law (The Illegal School) (Professional Degree)
Master Legal History
Master Legal Theory
Master Library and Information (Professional Degree)
Master Library Science
Master Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Master Literature and Art
Master Logic
Master Management Science and Engineering
Master Marine Biology
Master Marine Coastal Geography.
Master Marine Geology
Master Marketing
Master Marxism In China
Master Marxist Philosophy
Master Marxist Study Abroad
Master Master of Oral Medicine (Professional Degree)
Master Materials Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Materials Physics and Chemistry
Master Mechanics
Master Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine (Professional Degree)
Master Medicinal Chemistry
Master Meteorologists
Master Microbial and Biochemical Pharmacy
Master Microbiology
Master Microelectronics and Solid State Electronics
Master Mineralogy, Petrology, The Study of Ore Deposits
Master Modern Educational Technology (Professional Degree)
Master Molecular Medicine
Master Neurobiology
Master Neurology
Master Neurology (Professional Degree)
Master Nursing
Master Nutrition and Food Hygiene
Master Obstetrics and Gynecology
Master Obstetrics and Gynecology (Professional Degree)
Master Occupational and Environmental Health
Master Oncology
Master Oncology (Professional Degree)
Master Ophthalmology
Master Ophthalmology (Professional Degree)
Master Optical Engineering
Master Optical Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Optics
Master Organic Chemistry
Master Otorhinolaryngology
Master Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics
Master Pathogen Biology
Master Pathology and Pathophysiology
Master Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems
Master Pediatrics
Master Pharmaceutical Analysis
Master Pharmacognosy
Master Pharmacology
Master Pharmacy
Master Pharmacy (Degree)
Master Philosophy
Master Philosophy of Science and Technology
Master Photovoltaic Technology and Applications
Master Physical Chemistry
Master Physical Education and Training
Master Physical Geography
Master Physical Oceanography
Master Physiology
Master Political Economy
Master Political Theory
Master Polymer Chemistry and Physics
Master Population, Resources and Environmental Economics
Master Power Electronics and Power Drives
Master Power Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Principles of Education
Master Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics
Master Procedural Law
Master Psychiatry and Mental Hygiene (Professional Degree)
Master Public Administration (Degree)
Master Public Relations
Master Quaternary Geology
Master Radio Physics
Master Regional Economics
Master Rehabilitation Medicine & Physical Therapy
Master Rehabilitation Medicine and Physical Therapy (Professional Degree)
Master Religious Studies
Master Signal and Information Processing
Master Social Medicine and Health Management
Master Social Security
Master Social Work
Master Social Work (Professional Degree)
Master Sociology
Master Software Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering
Master Stomatology
Master Stomatology (Professional Degree)
Master Structural Geology
Master Surgery
Master Surgery (Professional Degree)
Master Technology Economy and Management
Master The Basic Principles of Marxism
Master The Geriatrics (Professional Degree)
Master The History of The Development of Marxism
Master The Ic Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master The Otorhinolaryngology (Professional Degree)
Master The ThermoPhysical with Energy Utilization Technology
Master Theoretical Physics
Master Tourism Management
Master Tourism Management (Professional Degree)
Master Traditional Chinese Medicine (Professional Degree)
Master Transplantation Medicine
Master Transportation Engineering
Master Transportation Engineering (Professional Degree)
Master Urban and Regional Planning
Master Western Economics
Master Within Science (Professional Degree)
Master World Economy
Master World History
Master Zoology

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