Sanming University (SMU) is a public provincial university offering undergraduate programs with the formal approval of the State Ministry of Education in May, 2004. It was originally known as Fujian Teachers’ School which was established in 1903 by Chen Baochen, a teacher of the last Chinese emperor Puyi at the end of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Located in Sanming, a newly-developed industrial city in Fujian Province and also a China’s Top Tourist City, Sanming University has over 1000 faculty and staff members, 15,000 full-time students, and a collection of 1.9 million books.
SMU lays continuous emphasis on its intro-university construction including the structuring of disciplines and the improvement of teaching quality. Meanwhile, SMU has been actively promoting international communication and cooperation. At present, we have already established partnership with the universities and institutions of America, Australia, Japan, Ukraine, etc. We sincerely welcome excellent international students to study here, to build a prosperous career and to create a bright future.
1．A university located in a travel destination with good geographical location
Sanming University is situated in the city of Sanming, which is one of the excellent cities of tourism in the east of China and is famous for its natural and cultural sights. With convenient traffic system, it only takes one and a half hours from Sanming to Fuzhou, capital of Fujian Province and two hours to Xiamen.
2.Traditional Shaxian Delicacies renowned at home and abroad
Shaxian Delicacies, famous traditional Chinese snacks, are considered part of the food heritage of China. With over a hundread varieties of snacks, Shaxian Delicacies can meet the flavors of different people .
3.Affordable tuition, reasonable living cost
Tuition fee is less than that of other similar universities. A relatively reasonable living cost can also be another great advantage of studying and living here.
4.A broad spectrum of degree programs open to foreign applicants
SMU offers 36 undergraduate programs for foreign applicants, covering seven disciplinary fields: engineering, management, liberal arts, science, arts, eduction and economics, etc.
Sanming University covers an area of about 67.5 hectares, nearly half of which is used for different kinds of buildings, including 15.05 hectares for teaching and administration and 13.17 hectares for students’ apartment. A collection of more than 1.9 million books have been well-kept in the library including 998 thousand volumes of e-books. Teaching instruments and equipments value more than 89 million RMB. Information-based system and network application is sufficient for the operation of the university.
Sanming University has 1,021 staffs, including 58 professors, 205 associate professors and 364 lecturers. The faculty is composed of over 674 full-time teachers, 65.28% with a Master’s degree and 36.21% with advanced academic titles. Among the high-quality teaching staff, there are four honored as the provincial outstanding university teachers. At present, the number of students enrolled has reached 14,883 in total.
Engineering Technology Research Center for Fixed Bed Clean Coal Gasification
FudanUniversity＆Sanming University Natural Medicines Engineering Research Center
Institute of Applied Biotechnology
Institute of Computer Application Technology
Institution of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Technology
Institution of Forest Chemistry and Pain
Institution of Development and Planning of Natural Resource
Institution of Ecological Culture
Fujian ＆ Taiwan Forestry Research Center
Institution of CAD/CAM Technology
Institution of Hakka Culture
At present, our university has conducted extensive exchanges and cooperation with many overseas universities and educational institutions.
Sino-US Cooperation Program for P.E. (P.E. Management):Organized by Sanming University and Delaware State University with four years schooling length, applying “3+1” model
International General Education Curriculum(IGEC): authorized by CSCSE (Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange) , containing three programs (financial management, tourism management and service education, civil engineering), applying “2+2” educational model
Programs for Sending Students to Study Abroad: Programs for Sending Students to Study Abroad: programs for sending students to Delaware State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and San Francisco State University in US; Programs for sending students to Nagasaki Wesleyan University in Japan; Programs for sending students to Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University in Ukraine; Programs for sending students to University of Ballarat and Charles Darwin University in Australia.
Programs for the Research of Chinese Ceramics Culture with East Asian Culture Academy in Korea: the Academic Exchange Agreement with East Asian Culture Academy was signed in February 2012 and subsequently, the East Asian Culture Academy in Experimental Center for the Research of Chinese Ceramics Culture was established. According to the agreement, the two institutes are going to conduct academic exchanges for students, teaching and research staff, and cooperate on education and teaching programs.
Programs for Teachers Advanced Studies Abroad:Select and send several teachers for a further study oversea once in a year