Sun Yat-sen University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: China
Found Year: 1924
Address: No.135, Xingang Xi Road, Guangdong Province, China
Introduction

Sun Yat-sen University, originally known as Guangdong University, was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (also called Sun Zhongshan), a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th century. The University is located in Guangdong Province, an area neighboring Hong Kong and Macao, which is at the forefront of China’s reform and opening up. Being one of the leading universities in the People’s Republic of China, Sun Yat-sen University is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary university, including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technical sciences, medical sciences, pharmacology, and management sciences. It has about 83,633 students studying on four campuses in Guangzhou and Zhuhai. Benefiting from its location near Hong Kong and Macao and the regional advantage of opening and economic development, the university has become an important base for training high-level talents, scientific research, providing services to society and inheriting cultural traditions. The University has also successfully built international cooperation and exchange relationships with many top universities in the world. According to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking for 2010-2011, Sun Yat-sen University was ranked in the top 200 in the world. At present, Sun Yat-sen University covers a total area of 6.17 square kilometers and has 4 campuses: Guangzhou South Campus, Guangzhou North Campus, Guangzhou East Campus, and Zhuhai Campus.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
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151-200
2017
101-150
2018
101-150
2019
101-150
2020
89
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Hospitality & Tourism Management
4
Remote Sensing
19
Biomedical Engineering
28
Transportation Science & Technology
31
Water Resources
33
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
38
Veterinary Sciences
38
Mining & Mineral Engineering
39
Key Statistics
54996
Total Enrollment
2714(4.9%)
International Students
32973
Undergraduate Enrollment
2073(6.3%)
International Students
22023
Graduate Enrollment
641(2.9%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting
Accounting
Administration
Administration (National Defense Students)
Anthropology
Applied Chemistry
Applied Meteorology
Arabic
Archeology
Archival Science
Art and Design
Atmospheric Sciences
Automation
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemical (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Joint Training)
Chemical Biology
Chemical Engineering and Technology
Chemistry
Chinese As A Foreign Language
Chinese Language and Literature
City Planning
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Medicine (Eight)
Communication
Communication Engineering
Computer Science and Technology
Computer Science and Technology (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Co-Culture)
Digital Media Art
E-Commerce
Earth Information Science and Technology
Ecology
Economics
Electronic Information Science and Technology
Electronic Information Science and Technology (Hong Kong Chinese University of Joint Training)
Energy and Power Engineering
English
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Exhibition Economy and Management (Australia, University of Queensland, Joint Training)
Exhibition of Economics and Management
Finance
Finance
Finance
Finance
Financial Management
Forensic
French Language
Geographic Information Systems
Geographical Sciences
Geological Engineering
Geology
German
History
Hotel Management
Human Resource Management
Information and Computing Science
Information Display
Information Management and Information System
Information Security
Information Security (National Defense Students)
Insurance Professional
Intelligence Science and Technology
International Economy and Trade
International Economy and Trade
International Political
Japanese Language
Journalism
Korean Language
Law
Library Science
Logic
Logistics Management
Management Science and Engineering (Logistics Management)
Marine Science
Marketing
Marketing
Materials Chemistry
Materials Physics
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Medical Laboratory
Microelectronics
Microelectronics (Joint Training with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Network Engineering
Nuclear Engineering and Technology (Sino-French Cooperation In Running Schools)
Nursing
Optical Information Science and Technology
Oral Medicine
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photovoltaic Technology
Physics
Political Science
Polymer Materials and Engineering
Preventive Medicine
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Administration (Sports Management)
Public Relations
Rehabilitation Therapy
Resources and Environment and Urban Planning
Russian
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Software Engineering (National Defense Students)
Spanish Language
Statistics
Stomatology (Seven-Year)
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Tourism Management
Tourism Management
Tourism Management
Tourism Management (Joint Training with The Oklahoma State University, Usa)
Traffic Engineering
Graduate Programs
Academy of Pediatrics (Professional Degree)
Accounting
Accounting (Professional Degree)
Administration
Aesthetics
Agricultural Entomology and Pest Control
Analytical Chemistry
Ancient Chinese Literature
Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology (Professional Degree)
Anthropology
Applied Computer Technology
Applied Economics
Applied Mathematics
Applied Psychology
Applied Statistics (Professional Degree)
Archeology
Archival Science
Art of Design
Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment
Basic Mathematics
Basic Psychology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics
Biological Engineering (Professional Degree)
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (Professional Degree)
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Botany
Business Administration (Degree)
Business Management
Care (Professional Degree)
Cartography and Geographic Information Systems
Cell Biology
Chemical Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering (Professional Degree)
Children Less Health and Maternal
Chinese Classical Literature
Chinese History
Chinese International Education (Degree)
Chinese Language and Literature
Chinese Modern and Contemporary History
Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature
Chinese Philology
Chinese Philosophy
Circuits and Systems
Civil and Commercial Law
Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
Communication
Communication and Information Systems
Comparative Literature and World Literature
Computational Mathematics
Computer Software and Theory
Computer System Architecture
Computer Technology (Professional Degree)
Condensed Matter Physics
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Control Engineering (Professional Degree)
Criminal Law
Critical Care Medicine
Demographic
Department of History
Dermatology and Venereology
Dermatology and Venereology (Professional Degree)
Detection Technology and Automation Devices
Ecology
Economic Law
Education Management (Professional Degree)
Educational Economy and Management
Educational Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering (Degree)
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine (Professional Degree)
Engineering Thermal Physics
English Interpretation (Professional Degree)
English Language and Literature
English Translation (Professional Degree)
Environment and Natural Resources Protection Law
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering (Professional Degree)
Environmental Science
Epidemiology and Health Statistics
Ethics
Ethnology
Finance
Finance and Investment Management
Folklore
Food Safety Biology
Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Foreign Philosophy
Forensic
French Language and Literature
Genetics
Geochemistry
Geotechnical Engineering
German Language and Literature
Grass Science
Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering
Health Inspection and Quarantine
Heritage and Museum
Heritage Museum (Professional Degree)
Higher Education
History of The Chinese Communist Party
Human Anatomy and Embryology
Human Geography
Hydraulic Engineering (Degree)
Hydrobiology
Hydrology and Water Resources
Hygienic Toxicology
Ideological and Political Education
Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
Immunology
Industrial Catalysis
Industrial Organization and Management
Information Computational Science
Information Science
Inorganic Chemistry
Intangible Cultural Heritage
Integrative Foundation
Internal Medicine
International Law
International Political
International Relations
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Land Resource Management
Law (Law) (Professional Degree)
Law (The Illegal School) (Professional Degree)
Legal History
Legal Theory
Library and Information (Professional Degree)
Library Science
Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Literature and Art
Logic
Management Science and Engineering
Management Science and Engineering
Marine Biology
Marine Coastal Geography.
Marine Geology
Marketing
Marxism In China
Marxist Philosophy
Marxist Study Abroad
Master of Oral Medicine (Professional Degree)
Materials Engineering (Professional Degree)
Materials Physics and Chemistry
Mechanics
Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine (Professional Degree)
Medicinal Chemistry
Meteorologists
Microbial and Biochemical Pharmacy
Microbiology
Microbiology
Microelectronics and Solid State Electronics
Mineralogy, Petrology, The Study of Ore Deposits
Modern Educational Technology (Professional Degree)
Molecular Medicine
Molecular Medicine
Neurobiology
Neurobiology
Neurology
Neurology (Professional Degree)
Nursing
Nursing
Nutrition and Food Hygiene
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology (Professional Degree)
Occupational and Environmental Health
Oncology
Oncology (Professional Degree)
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology (Professional Degree)
Optical Engineering
Optical Engineering (Professional Degree)
Optics
Organic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Otorhinolaryngology
Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics
Pathogen Biology
Pathology and Pathophysiology
Pathology and Pathophysiology
Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems
Pediatrics
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Pharmacy (Degree)
Philosophy
Philosophy of Science and Technology
Photovoltaic Technology and Applications
Physical Chemistry
Physical Education and Training
Physical Geography
Physical Oceanography
Physiology
Physiology
Political Economy
Political Theory
Polymer Chemistry and Physics
Population, Resources and Environmental Economics
Power Electronics and Power Drives
Power Engineering (Professional Degree)
Principles of Education
Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics
Procedural Law
Psychiatry and Mental Hygiene (Professional Degree)
Public Administration (Degree)
Public Relations
Quaternary Geology
Radio Physics
Regional Economics
Rehabilitation Medicine & Physical Therapy
Rehabilitation Medicine and Physical Therapy (Professional Degree)
Religious Studies
Signal and Information Processing
Social Medicine and Health Management
Social Security
Social Work
Social Work (Professional Degree)
Sociology
Software Engineering (Professional Degree)
Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering
Stomatology
Stomatology (Professional Degree)
Structural Geology
Surgery
Surgery (Professional Degree)
Technology Economy and Management
The Basic Principles of Marxism
The Geriatrics (Professional Degree)
The History of The Development of Marxism
The Ic Engineering (Professional Degree)
The Otorhinolaryngology (Professional Degree)
The ThermoPhysical with Energy Utilization Technology
Theoretical Physics
Tourism Management
Tourism Management
Tourism Management (Professional Degree)
Traditional Chinese Medicine (Professional Degree)
Transplantation Medicine
Transportation Engineering
Transportation Engineering (Professional Degree)
Urban and Regional Planning
Western Economics
Within Science (Professional Degree)
World Economy
World History
Zoology