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Qingdao University, Qingdao

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Qingdao University is a key provincial research university located in Qingdao, China. Qingdao University traces its origin to 1909, when Deutsch-Chinesische Hochschule(German-Chinese College), the oldest predecessor institution of Qingdao University, was jointly established by the Chinese and German governments in Qingdao. In 1993, the former Qingdao University, Qingdao Medical College, Shandong Textile Engineering College, and Qingdao Normal College, merged to form the new Qingdao University. At present, QU is one of the best comprehensive universities in Shandong Province, recognized as a member of the national "Excellent Engineer Education and Training Program." With a strong profile in Medical Sciences, Textile and Design, Business, and liberal arts, QU serves 32,300 full-time undergraduate students, 7,400 graduate students, and 1,100 international students.HistoryThe history of Qingdao University dates back to 1909. In 1908, representatives of China and Germany, Zhang Zhidong, Minister of Education of the Qing Empire, and Otto Frank, Sinologist from the University of Hamburg (German: Universität Hamburg), negotiated to establish a joint college in Qingdao. As start-up fund, the German government invested 600,000 marks, and the Chinese government 40,000 marks. On September 12, 1909, German-Chinese College (German: Deutsch-Chinesische Hochschule, Chinese: 青岛特别高等专门学堂) was officially opened. The first President was Georg Keiper, German Geologist and Navy Officer. In 1914, over 400 students were enrolled.The medical department of German-Chinese College is the predecessor of the current Medical College of Qingdao University. Due to the war, German-Chinese College closed in 1914. However, despite numerous wounds of war, the medical department has never stopped. It was called Qingdao Medical College, Qingdao Medical College of East Asia,and several others in different periods. In 1922, in order to continue higher education, the Northern Government intends to set up a comprehensive university in Qingdao. In 1924, Private Qingdao University was founded, disciplines included arts, science, law, business, engineering, medicine, agriculture, and forestry.
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  • For people who love to explore the u University of Qingdao has several branches, but the branch is in the heart, it's pretty easy to bus travel convenience. The front entrance to a beautiful Chinese-style labels. The atmosphere in College, it's pretty
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  • It is representing the Qingdao University. Site is very large and time consuming to navigate the campus. It is a natural, very good environment.
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  • I stayed at the International Hostel of the Qingdao University. The campus is very quiet and the interior is clean and well kept. The locals won't help you much though.  more »