China college

Sichuan International Studies University

Sichuan International Studies University, abbreviated as "Sichuanwai", is located in Shapingba District, Chongqing City. It is a full-time general university approved by the Ministry of Education and affiliated to the Chongqing Municipal People's Government. It is the first four foreign language colleges and universities established in the country. one.

The school upholds the excellent school spirit of "unity, diligence, rigor, and truth-seeking", promotes the school motto of "being inclusive of all rivers, learning through Chinese and foreign", forming the school-running characteristics of "international orientation, foreign language co-core, diversified development", and opening up a "connotative development" , Quality first, Sino-foreign cooperation, and classified training".

The school has now developed into a multidisciplinary foreign language university that focuses on foreign language and literature disciplines, Chinese language and literature, journalism, education, economics, management, law and other disciplines coordinated development, with doctoral education, A comprehensive school running system with multiple forms and levels including postgraduate education, undergraduate education, international student education, continuing education and intensive training. The school also has a mobile post-doctoral research station for foreign languages and literature, and has established academic journals such as "Foreign Languages" and "English Studies". The school has become an important base for the training of foreign language and foreign-related talents in the southwest region, as well as the study of foreign language and culture, foreign economics and trade, and international issues.


Sichuan International Studies University ("Sichuanwai" for short, Sichuan International Studies University for English, and SISU for short) was founded in 1950. It was established under the cordial care and guidance of the older generation of proletarian revolutionaries such as Deng Xiaoping, Liu Bocheng, and He Long. Experienced the Russian Language Training Corps of the Southwest Military and Political University of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (1950), the Russian Language Brigade of the Second Advanced Infantry School of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (1951), the Russian Department of Southwest People’s Revolutionary University (1952), the Southwest Russian College (1953), Five stages of Sichuan International Studies University (1959). In 2013, it was renamed as Sichuan International Studies University. In the same year, it was approved as a doctoral degree-granting unit by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council.

Campus Environment

The school is backed by Gele and faces Jialing. The campus extends in steps to Gele Mountain. It is shaded by trees, has an elegant environment and beautiful scenery. It is a garden-style unit named by the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government and a well-known harmonious ecological campus in Chongqing. A mini mountain city in the mountain city.


The school has a multi-level education system including full-time undergraduate, master and doctoral graduate education, with 22 teaching units, 1 affiliated high school and 1 affiliated elementary school. The school has 47 undergraduate majors, including 24 foreign language majors (22 foreign languages), recruiting undergraduates from 29 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities across the country. There are currently more than 15,000 full-time students. The employment rate of undergraduates and postgraduates has always remained above 90%.

The school focuses on foreign language and literature disciplines, and the coordinated development of multiple disciplines such as literature, economics, management, law, education, philosophy, and art. The school has 1 first-level discipline authorized for doctoral degree, including 13 second-level disciplines; 5 first-level disciplines authorized for master’s degree, including 49 second-level disciplines; 6 professional master’s degree authorization categories, including 45 professional master’s degrees Authorized field; first-level discipline of foreign language and literature is approved as a post-doctoral research mobile station. The school currently has 4 national-level characteristic professional construction points, 8 provincial-level characteristic professional construction points, 11 national-level first-class professional construction points, 11 provincial-level first-class professional construction points, and 18 provincial-level first-class professional construction projects; There are 1 national-level comprehensive reform pilot major, 2 provincial-level comprehensive reform pilot majors; there are 12 specialty majors of the Chongqing "Three Special Action Plan" project, and 3 characteristic disciplines and professional groups.


The school adheres to the strategy of “strengthening the school with talents” and fully implements the construction of the teaching staff. There are 1362 faculty members and non-editors in the school, and 863 full-time teachers, of which 52.72% are professors and associate professors, and 37.66% are doctors. The school currently has 5 national-level talents enjoying special allowances from the State Council, national outstanding educators, and national model teachers, 13 members of the Foreign Language Professional Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, 2 provincial and ministerial-level experts with outstanding contributions, and provincial-level academic technology leaders 20 person-times and reserve candidates, 13 person-times of Chongqing Bayu Scholars and Talents Program, "Famous Teaching Teachers", "Models of Teaching and Educating People", "Top Ten Teachers", "Excellent Teachers", "Excellent Educators", "Advanced Individuals in Teacher Ethics", etc. 17 person-times of honorary titles, 4 person-times of the second batch of “five batches” talents of Chongqing Propaganda Culture, “322 Key Talent Project”, 4 person-times of “Outstanding Talents Support Program for Universities”, “Young and Middle-aged Key Teachers in Universities” and 39 person-times were selected for the “Sponsorship Program for Young Key Teachers in Colleges and Universities”. There are currently 8 presidents and vice presidents of first-level and second-level societies across the country.

Scientific research

The school has 3 provincial-level humanities and social science key research bases, 3 Ministry of Education national and regional research cultivation/recording bases, and 2 Chongqing 2011 Collaborative Innovation Centers. The school journal "Foreign Languages" is the national "Core Journal of Chinese Foreign Languages", and "English Studies" is a collection of CSSCI sources. The school has established the BRICS National Research Institute, Chongqing International Strategic Research Institute, Contemporary International Discourse System Research Institute, Chongqing International Education Development Research Center, Chongqing Education Law Research Center and other applied research platforms, which have produced a number of valuable, Highly visible research results. The school is the second-level president unit of national societies organized by the China Foreign Language Interface Research Association, the Chinese Language Education Research Association, the Chinese and Western Language Philosophy Research Association, and the Chinese Cognitive Communication Society.

global cooperation

The school has established inter-school cooperation and exchange relations with more than 100 universities and institutions in more than 30 countries or regions. It has established two Sino-foreign cooperative education projects approved by the Ministry of Education, including China-Australia Business English and Sino-French logistics management. There are 3 Confucius Institutes in the German Language University of Philippe, Lomé University in Togo, and the Central Education Service Center in Eastern Ohio, USA. In recent years, the school has actively carried out various types of undergraduate, master and doctoral personnel training, teacher training, scientific research cooperation, and overseas talent introduction. The school accepts more than 400 overseas students, more than 70 foreign teachers, more than 100 foreign teachers, and more than 600 students every year. The school is one of the universities of the Global Alliance of Universities of Foreign Languages (GAFSU) and an official member of the Association of French-speaking Universities (AUF). It cooperates with foreign governments and educational institutions to establish the Goethe Language Center, Cervantes Language Center, Italian Center, Russian Center, The Belarusian Center and other foreign education and cultural exchange institutions.

School conditions

The school covers an area of 71 hectares and has complete teaching facilities. It has the most complete foreign language teaching multimedia classrooms, phonetic laboratories, simultaneous interpretation laboratories, written translation laboratories, business simulation laboratories, communication skills comprehensive laboratories, and interlanguage corpus in the Southwest. Laboratory, Chongqing Foreign Affairs and Foreign Affairs Experimental Center, etc. The school library has 1.25 million original foreign language and literature books, humanities and social sciences, economic management and other paper books (including bound periodicals), 1,683,125 e-books, 656 Chinese and foreign paper newspapers and periodicals, and 868,588 e-journals.

social service

The school gives full play to its advantages in foreign languages and features to serve the society, and provides intellectual support and talent support for improving the construction level of Chongqing's inland open highlands, creating a better open economic environment, and promoting the internationalization and diversified development of Chongqing's industry. The school is one of the members of the Chengdu-Chongqing Double City Economic Circle University Alliance. The school volunteers for the Beijing Olympics, Shanghai World Expo, Guangzhou Asian Games, Chongqing Smart Expo, the Chinese Communist Party and the World Dialogue, 2018 Russia World Cup and many other large-scale international events and Chongqing foreign affairs activities provide services such as reception, translation, liaison, coordination, etiquette, guides, etc., and are well received by friends at home and abroad. Over the past 70 years since the establishment of the school, students from outside Sichuan Province have traveled all over the world. They have played an active role in promoting the country’s economic construction and social development, promoting Chongqing’s foreign exchanges and cooperation, promoting my country’s diplomacy and cultural dissemination, and enhancing my country’s friendship with people from all over the world. Contribution.

Development Vision

Stepping into the new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics, Sichuan International Studies University takes "Leading morality and cultivating people" as its fundamental task, taking "double first-class" construction as the guide, improving the quality of talent training as the core, further optimizing the discipline structure and deepening education and teaching reforms. , Enhance scientific research strength, increase international exchanges, strengthen cultural inheritance and innovation, improve social service levels, and continue to move towards the goal of accelerating the construction of a distinctive high-level applied research university of foreign languages!