The University of Jinan is a comprehensive university accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education and administered by Shandong Provincial Government. It offers bachelor¡¯s, master¡¯s and doctoral degree programs.
Originally, the Shandong Institute of Building Materials was founded in 1948£¬It used to be one of four institutions of higher learning administered by the former National Ministry of Construction Material and Industry. Since 1998, it has been under the jurisdiction of the Shandong Provincial Government. The original Jinan Union University was combined with two colleges. One was Jinan Normal College founded in 1978. The other one was Jinan Vocational College founded in 1983. Then in October of 2000 Jinan Union University was added. In April of 2001, the Jinan School of Civil Affairs and the Shandong School of Materials and Supplies were incorporated. Finally, in December of 2007, master¡¯s degree programs in the Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences were incorporated.
Since its foundation, the University of Jinan has adhered firmly to its motto of ¡°Magnanimity and Perseverance, Erudition, and Pursuit of Truth and Excellence¡± and its educational philosophy of ¡°Diligence, Rigorousness, Unity, and Creativity¡±. In addition, the University of Jinan carries forward the spirit of ¡°being industrious, keeping pace with the times, and pursuing excellence¡±. Nowadays, University of Jinan has become an important base of talent training for local and regional economic development. As of 2012, more than 150,000 students have graduated from the University of Jinan. ...... Detail