Shihezi University

Shihezi University  is a public university in Shihezi, Xinjiang, China.

This university's history, though relatively young compared to some institutions, is deeply rooted in the development of the surrounding region. Its official formation in 1996 marked the culmination of earlier educational efforts. The seeds were sown much earlier, with the establishment of a medical college in 1949, playing a crucial role in the region's healthcare landscape.

The 1990s saw a period of consolidation. Several institutions, including the aforementioned medical college, an agricultural college, and teacher training colleges, merged to form the current university. This merger brought together a wealth of expertise and resources, laying the foundation for a comprehensive university. Since its inception, the university has enjoyed a close partnership with the governing body of the region. This collaboration has been instrumental in its growth and development. The backing of the Ministry of Education further solidified its position as a key institution of higher learning.

The university's journey hasn't been without its milestones. Recognition as part of China's Project 211, a program aimed at fostering top universities, stands as a testament to its achievements.  More recently, it has been classified as a Double First-Class University, highlighting its world-class programs in specific disciplines. Throughout its history, the university has strived to adapt and evolve. From its initial focus on agricultural and medical fields, it has expanded its curriculum to encompass a wider range of disciplines, reflecting the changing needs of the region and the nation.  This commitment to continuous improvement positions it well for the future.

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University Name Shihezi University
Name in Local Language 石河子大学
Acronym SHZU
Year Established 1949


The university is located in Shihezi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Find the address of the university below.

Address Beisi Road, Shihezi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China


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Phone +86 (993) 2058053
Fax +86 (993) 2017247
Website Shihezi University Website
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