📖 Introduction

Jiangxi Agricultural University, founded in 1907, is a prestigious public university located in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China. As a comprehensive institution, it plays a pivotal role in advancing agricultural education, research, and technology. The university's long history and commitment to agricultural sciences have contributed significantly to the development of the region and the nation.

Jiangxi Agricultural University is recognized for its emphasis on agricultural innovation, offering a range of programs in agriculture, engineering, life sciences, and related fields. The institution is dedicated to promoting sustainable agriculture and environmental stewardship. While specific global rankings may vary, Jiangxi Agricultural University has earned a reputation for its contributions to agricultural research and education, making it a key player in the advancement of China's agricultural sector.

🏫 About Jiangxi Agricultural University (JXAU)

Known for its biological technology and agricultural science programs, Jiangxi Agricultural University (JXAU) is a multi-disciplinary university. It is one of the first school in China to be accredited for both Bachelor and Master degrees, and is the first school to offer post-graduate education in Jiangxi. The University was co-built by the People’s Government of Jiangxi Province, the Ministry of Agriculture and the State Forestry Administration, and is supported by the National Basic Ability Construction Project of Central and Western China. JXAU is located ideally in the Nanchang Economic & Technological Development Zone with a campus area of 10.7km2 (4.1mi2). The garden-esque campus is set against beautiful scenery and has a peaceful atmosphere. JXAU has a proud history that can be traced back to the Jiangxi Industrial School established in 1905, and was renamed in 1908 as the Higher Agricultural Institute. After years of development, undergraduate education began officially at National Zhongzheng University in 1940. The school was renamed again in 1949 as Nanchang University. Jiangxi Agricultural College was founded in 1952, encompassing Nanchang University, and in 1969 joined with Jiangxi Communist Labor General University, which was founded in 1958. Finally, in November 1980, the school was renamed Jiangxi Agricultural University. JXAU offers comprehensive higher learning in any of nine fields of study: agriculture; science; technology; economics; management; literature; law; education and art. At present, JXAU has more than 28,000 full-time students (including the students from its independent college) enrolled throughout 17 schools. There are 68 undergraduate majors, 76 Master’s degree programs, 17 doctoral degree programs, 2 centers plus 1 research station for post-doctoral research, 6 and 20 Doctoral and Master’s degree programs for first-level disciplines. Several disciplines (programs) offered at JXAU are distinguished and receive merit-based support from various government agencies, including onekey discipline through the State Forestry Administration and 4 First-class disciplines through the provincial government. Additionally, 5 of our majors have been honored at the national level, and 9 of these majors are honored this way at the provincial level. JXAU is well-staffed; we have over 1,600 staff members, over 80% of which have doctoral degrees or master's degrees. Many faculty members are the recipients of education-related awards or are members of various organizations, including: 1 fellow of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 3 recipients of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 3 winner of National High-level personal of special support programs, 1 winner of National Youth Innovative Leader of Science and Technology, 2 winners of National “May 4th” Medal, 4 winners of National Young and Middle-aged Experts with Remarkable Contributions, 6 members of National Hundred, Thousand, and Ten-Thousand Talents Project, 3 winners of Science and Technology Award for Chinese Youth, 3 scientists of National Modern Agro-Industrial Technology System, 4 winners of New Century Excellent Talents Project by the Ministry of Education, 24 members of 555 Ganpo Talent Project, 2 winners of National Teaching Expert, 3 winners of National Model Teacher and 1 winner of National Outstanding Teacher. Additionally, there are several excellent Scientific and Technological Innovation Teams and Teaching Teams of national and provincial level in JXAU, such as Advanced Group of National Outstanding Professional and Technical Personnel, Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team, National Excellent Teaching Team, etc. Several special advantages have been afforded to the University by various state departments for its outstanding work in scientific research, and certain programs and departments are referred to as “key” institutions by the Chinese government. JXAU plays home to the only separate State Key Laboratory in the province, as well as a National Engineering Laboratory, a State and Local Joint Engineering Laboratory, a Ministry of Education Key Laboratory, a Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory, 12 Provincial Key Laboratories, 3 Provincial Engineering Laboratories, and 5 Provincial Key Research Centers for: the Humanities and Social Sciences; Soft Sciences; and Culture and Art. The University has gone to great lengths to promote collaborative innovation, has established 5 Provincial Collaborative Innovation Centers (as host) and a National Collaborative Innovation Center (as partner). Additionally, there is a National Research Institute for new rural and 2 national demonstration centers for experimentation and education in JXAU. JXAU actively connect the study of economics with society for the development of local industry, and has built a cooperative relationship with over 80% of the counties and cities in Jiangxi. Relying on large industrial projects, the University widely distributes its own patented agricultural technologies, including specially developed crop strains. Since 2011, JXAU has won a total of 95 scientific awards, including a second prize National Technological Invention Award, a grand prize and two second prizes of National Science and Technology Progress Award. Since its founding, the University has produced more than 300,000 graduates, many of whom have gone on to become leaders in their respective fields. According to preliminary statistical data, there are at least 6 fellows of the CAS, one minister in the Chinese government, and 12 provincial government officials, as well as 30 alumni which have gone on to become presidents of various universities. Not only that, but there are now over a hundred so-called model teachers, national model workers, and national experts with outstanding contribution, and nearly 30% of all county chiefs in Jiangxi province are graduates of JXAU. As diversity is important to us, JXAU was one of the first institutions in Jiangxi to open up to foreign countries, qualifying as a Grade A1 Unit for employing overseas experts and being licensed to enroll international students. The University has been actively involved in international academic exchanges and has established close relationships with universities and research institutions in the US, Holland, the UK, Japan, Australia, Russia, Canada and so on. JXAU has accepted international students to study agricultural technology and Chinese since the 1980s, and in 2014, accepted the first foreign post-doctoral student in the entire province. At present, the University recruits international students at various levels, from short-term language learners and other undergraduate students to postgraduate students and PhD candidates. The University is specifically qualified to receive grants in support of study from both the provincial and national government.

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🏠 Accommodation

You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

📬 Admissions Process

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Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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