Southwest University for Nationalities （SWUN）, directly under the control of the State Ethnic Affairs Committee, is a multi-disciplinary higher education institute. The university was founded in July 1950 and officially established on June 1st, 1950. The university is located in Chengdu, “Land of Abundance”, and is in adjacent to the famous Wuhou Temple. It covers an area of over 3000 mu with 1120,000 square meters for construction area, including old campus, new campus, Taipingyang campus.
The university includes 23 colleges and departments of sociology, social science and physical training, 78 undergraduate subjects, 100master degree subjects and 7 doctor degree subject. Currently, more than 29,000 students are studying in the university. The university has over 1900 teachers and employees. The library has collected 4 million books, the cost of teaching and research facility is over 4 million RMB.
The university is a key opening-up unit of Sichuan province. So far, experts, scholars and government officials from over 70 countries have come to make academic exchanges and visits. SWUN has established inter-university cooperative relations with foreign colleges of Britain Manchester University, Birmingham University, New Zealand Waikato University, Canada Indian United College, Seattle Washington university of USA and academic exchange relations with the research institutes of USA, Japan and Switzerland and finished many international cooperative research projects； SWUN has exchanged students with Konkuk University, Dongguk University and Inje University of Korea.
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