Hebei University is a university jointly built by the Ministry of Education and the People's Government of Hebei Province.
The school was founded in 1921 and was originally named Tianjin Technology and Business University. The school is located at No. 141, Machang Road, Tianjin. At the beginning of the establishment of the school, the school has established an undergraduate system and established its name as a university. It adheres to the school tenet of "cultivating promising young people in China, running a university that combines moral and intellectual education, and promoting the modernization of China", and is committed to cultivating business talents. In 1933, the school changed its name to Tianjin Industrial and Commercial College, and the school motto tradition of "seeking truth from facts" was established during this period. During the Anti-Japanese War, the school did not avoid disasters, adhered to Jinmen, ran the school in adversity, and brought together a large number of famous teachers and giants. Since then, the school has gone through different periods of private Jingu University, National Jingu University, Tianjin Normal University, and Tianjin Normal University. In 1960, the Hebei Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government decided to build a comprehensive university named after the province. Tianjin Normal University was then transformed into a comprehensive university and named Hebei University. In 1970, it moved to Baoding City, Hebei Province. In 2005, Hebei Provincial Staff Medical College and its affiliated hospitals were merged into Hebei University. Although the school changed its name and went through several turns, its history of running a school has never been interrupted, and it has developed into an influential comprehensive university.
The construction and development of the school have been strongly supported by the Hebei Provincial Party Committee, the Provincial Government and the Ministry of Education and other national ministries and commissions. In 2002, it became one of the five universities in the country supported by the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Education. In 2005, it became a provincial and ministerial university jointly built by the Hebei Provincial People's Government and the Ministry of Education. In 2012, it became one of the 14 universities in the country selected for the "Project to Enhance Comprehensive Strength of Universities in the Midwest". In 2016, it became a key construction university of "one province, one school" in the central and western parts of the country. In the same year, it was listed as a first-class university and a first-class discipline construction university supported by Hebei Province. In 2018, the Ministry of Education and the People's Government of Hebei Province signed the "Agreement on the Joint Construction of Hebei University by the Ministry and the Province", ranking among the national "Ministry and Province Joint Construction" universities. In 2020, Hebei Province will formulate an implementation plan to support the joint construction of Hebei University. Taking the opportunity of "joint construction of ministries and provinces", the school connects the cultural tourism industry, pharmaceutical industry and modern green industry of Hebei Province, focusing on the construction of Yanzhao Cultural Discipline Group, Life Science and Green Development Discipline Group, in Yanzhao Cultural Protection and Development, Important progress has been made in areas such as ecological governance in the Baiyangdian River Basin.
The school has a complete range of disciplines, which are distributed in 12 major categories of philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and art. There are 95 undergraduate majors, 1 national key (cultivation) discipline, 17 first-level disciplines authorized by doctoral degree, 47 first-level disciplines authorized by master's degree, 33 types of professional master's degree authorization, 11 post-doctoral research stations, 1 A postdoctoral research station. Two disciplines including chemistry and materials science entered the top 1% of the ESI world rankings.
The school has a complete education system for training bachelors, masters and doctors. There are more than 40,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students, including more than 8,400 full-time doctoral and master students, and more than 32,000 full-time undergraduates. It has 1 national-level teaching team, 2 national-level teaching teachers; 24 national-level first-class undergraduate major construction sites, 13 first-class undergraduate courses; 3 national-level ideological and political demonstration courses; 4 national-level "new engineering" projects , 5 "new liberal arts" projects; 14 national-level "quality engineering" projects such as experimental teaching demonstration centers and characteristic majors, 12 national-level "undergraduate teaching engineering" projects such as professional comprehensive reform pilots and outstanding talent training plans 2 maker spaces; 3 majors have passed the professional certification of the Ministry of Education. The school has established a national college student cultural quality education base, a national professional and technical personnel continuing education base, a Chinese Yan'an spiritual education base, and a national language and writing promotion base. Innovation and entrepreneurship education reform demonstration colleges and universities, the first batch of national "one-stop" student community comprehensive management model construction pilot colleges and universities.
The school insists on strengthening the school with talents and implements the "Kunyu Scholars" support plan. There are 3,400 faculty members, including 2,080 full-time teachers, 60% of whom have doctoral degrees; academicians of the two academies, national outstanding young people, "Ten Thousand Talents Program", national-level teaching teachers, and national "Hundreds of Thousands of Talents Project" There are 37 national-level outstanding talents such as candidates, young and middle-aged experts with outstanding national contributions, experts with special allowances from the State Council, and 204 high-level talents above the provincial and ministerial level, such as Yanzhao Scholars and outstanding provincial management experts. At present, 5 scholars from the school have been included in the Elsevier China Highly Cited Scholars list, and 18 scholars have been included in the top 2% of the world's top scientists.
The school has 3 national and local joint engineering laboratories (centers), 1 key laboratory of the Ministry of Education, 1 key research base of humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education, 1 national key laboratory jointly built with enterprises, and 2 research institutes. Piece. At the same time, there are 26 key laboratories (bases) and engineering laboratories in Hebei Province, 19 key research bases (centers) in humanities and social sciences in Hebei Province, 4 "2011" collaborative innovation centers in Hebei Province, and 1 collaborative innovation center jointly established by the province and the ministry. Piece. In recent years, the school has undertaken 7 major projects of the National Social Science Fund, 2 major research projects of the Ministry of Education, and 3 social science research results have been selected into the "National Philosophy and Social Science Achievement Library"; in the "Nature" magazine China Nature Index Ranking, Ranked 84th among domestic colleges and universities.
The school adheres to the opening of education to the outside world, and has established cooperative and exchange relations with more than 100 universities in the world. It has the first non-independent legal person Sino-foreign cooperative education institution in Hebei Province, as well as Sino-foreign cooperative education projects, in North America, South America, Asia, Africa. Undertook 4 Confucius Institutes. The school has built a talent training system for international students covering bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. It is a pilot university of the “Ministry of Education Training and Research Center for Overseas Students”, the first university in Hebei Province qualified to accept Chinese government scholarships for international students, and the first undergraduate university in Hebei Province. The Academic Mutual Recognition Course (ISEC) project builds colleges and universities, and is selected as the "Chinese Education Base" of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council.
Since its inception, Hebei University has gone through a glorious history of a hundred years. Over the past 100 years, generations of scholars have been holding soil and bacon, and they have worked hard to learn and serve the country. Senior scholars represented by Huanan Gui, Ma Feng, Gu Sui, Wu Yuru, Pei Xuehai, Zhang Gong, Gao Jingying, Teng Dachun, Zhang Bian, Lei Shiyu, Zhan Ling, Qixia, etc. More than 400,000 outstanding talents have made positive contributions to serving the country's prosperity, national rejuvenation and people's happiness.