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Shenzhen University

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About Shenzhen University

Shenzhen University (SZU) offers multi-level degrees with its 28 colleges, providing 84 undergraduate programs, over 100 master programs, and 9 doctoral programs. The study area at SZU ranges from philosophy, literature, economics, management, law, education, sciences and engineerings, medicine,liberal art, and history. Today, SZU has become a widely recognized multi-discipline university both home and abroad and strives to be a leading innovative university with an international profile.  

Currently, SZU has about 34,656 full-time students including 27,383 undergraduates, over 7,000 postgraduates(185 doctoral), plus 865 international students. SZU maintains a high-caliber teaching staff with high qualifications and diverse academic background. The total staff number is 3380 or so, which includes 1,937 teaching staff. Among the teaching staff, 78% percent are professors or associate professors and over 60% are PhD holders.

SZU implements the concepts of “equal opportunities, aptitude teaching, solid founded knowledge, and serving to the society” in teaching, and optimizes teaching and quality control in order to cultivate innovation and entrepreneurship among students.

SZU strongly advocates international exchange and cooperation. SZU, as one of the 54 MOE accredited Chinese universities for international education and the HSK testing institution, began to enroll international students in 1987. Up till now, the university has established cooperative relationships with over 100 overseas universities. With the increasing popularity, SZU attracts over 1,000 international students every year pursuing their study here.

The university is proud of its advanced facilities for teaching, research, sports, entertainment and daily life.

Campus information

Shenzhen University (SZU) comprises two campuses, Houhai campus and Xili campus, occupying 2.72 square kilometers of land area in total. 


  • College of Arts and Letters
  • The International Business School
  • The Research Institute of Culture Industries
  • College of Continuing Education 
  • College of International Exchange
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Golf Management
  • College of Optoelectronic Engineering
  • College of Bio and Marine Sciences 
  • College of Mechatronics and Control Engineering
  • College of Electronic Science and Technology
  • College of Civil Engineering 
  • College of Architecture and Urban Planning 
  • College of Software 
  • College of Information Engineering 
  • College of Materials Science and Engineering 2012-10-16
  • School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering 
  • College of Physics and Technology 
  • College of Mathematics and Computational Science
  • College of Art and Design 
  • Law School
  • College of Management
  • College of Economics 
  • College of Mass Communication 
  • School of Foreign Languages
  • Normal College

Located beside Shenzhen Bay in Shenzhen, China's first International Garden City and Special Economic Zone, Shenzhen University's beautiful campus tops all in mainland China.

The Houhai campus is located near the picturesque coastline of Houhai Bay with 1.34 square kilometers land area, spreading across rolling hills covered with lichee trees and flowers, two lakes, a forest, an abundance of green space and works of art. 

The new Xili campus now under construction is located in the city’s University Town and takes up nearly 1.38 square kilometers and is scheduled to open in the end of 2016.  


Twin Room: 

  • Bathroom, shower, color-TV, refrigerator, telephone, Internet access.
  • 3980RMB/semester/person

Single Room:

  • Bathroom, shower, color-TV, refrigerator, telephone, Internet access/
  • 6500 RMB/semester/person
The dormitory building has a meeting room, a reading room, cafe, laundry and microwave ovens.

Canteens: Meals paid for with an IC card in the students’ canteen, come to 15-20 RMB per person per day


Courses available 13

Accounting & Finance 5 Business, Management 5 Creative Arts & Design 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 2



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