Tibet University is a key university under the national "211 Project" listed in the sequence of universities directly under the Ministry of Education. It became a university jointly established by the People's Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region and the Ministry of Education in October 2004, and was included in the "Middle and Western Higher Education Revitalization Plan" in June 2013. , Was approved as a doctoral degree-granting unit in July 2013. In September 2017, it entered the ranks of the national world-class discipline construction universities. In February 2018, it became a "ministerial and regional joint construction" university by the Ministry of Education and the People's Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
The school was established in November 1951. It has gone through the Tibetan cadre training class, the Tibetan Military Region cadre school, the Tibetan local cadre school, and the Tibetan administrative cadre school. On this basis, the Tibet Normal School was established in March 1965, and it was established in July 1975. Tibet Normal University. In order to meet the needs of talents for the rapid economic and social development in Tibet, it was officially renamed Tibet University in June 1985 with the approval of the Ministry of Education. Since 1999, the Tibet Autonomous Region Art School, the Tibet Medical College, the Medical Department of the Tibet Nationalities Institute, and the Tibet University of Finance and Economics have been merged into Tibet University. In September 2001, Tibet College of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry merged with Tibet University, and the name of the school is still Tibet University. Approved by the Ministry of Education in June 2016, the College of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry of Tibet University was established as the College of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry of Tibet.
The school covers a total area of 1,179,500 square meters, including Hebalin Campus, Najin Campus, Norbulingka Medical School District and Norbulingka School of Finance and Economics campus, with a building area of 428,500 square meters, which is one of the "National Model Units for Greening" one. The total value of teaching and research equipment is 426 million yuan, the total collection of books is 1.29 million, and the e-books are 470,000. The campus network is the main node of CERNET in Tibet. There are schools of liberal arts, sciences, engineering, medical schools, art schools, economics and management schools, tourism and foreign languages schools, politics and law schools, education schools, finance and economics schools, information science and technology schools, marxism schools, and national open university in Tibet. There are 15 colleges (departments) of the Ministry of Education, the School of Continuing Education, and the Department of International Students.
The school has 1149 faculty members, 857 full-time teachers and other teachers, of which 348 have senior professional titles, accounting for 40.61%; 605 have doctoral and master's degrees, accounting for 70.59%. There are 1 national-level teaching teacher, 3 "Yangtze River Scholars" specially-appointed professors, 4 selected for the National "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 5 national candidates for the "Hundred, Thousand, Thousand Talents Project" of the Ministry of Personnel, and "New Century Excellent" by the Ministry of Education 4 people in the Talent Support Program, 2 people in the Thousand Talents Program, 8 experts enjoying the “Special Allowance of the State Council” and the “Special Allowance of the Government of the Autonomous Region”, 2 leading teachers at the autonomous region level, 8 academic and technical leaders in the autonomous region, and national teachers There are 1 German pacesetter, and 5 national outstanding teachers and model teachers.
There are more than 25,000 students of various types in the school, including 9,391 general undergraduate and junior college students, 964 doctoral and master graduate students, 17 international students, and more than 15,000 adult students of various types.
The school has 3 doctoral degree authorized first-level disciplines of ethnology, Chinese language and literature, and ecology and 12 doctoral degree authorized second-level disciplines; ethnology, pedagogy, Chinese language and literature, biology, ecology, computer science and technology, Music and dance, fine arts, 8 master's degree authorized first-level disciplines and 4 professional master's degree authorization categories for master of education, master of fine arts, engineering master, and clinical medicine, 27 master's degree authorization second-level disciplines and 21 master's professional degree authorization Fields: 54 undergraduate majors, covering 10 disciplines in economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, medicine, management and art. There are 1 national-level key discipline-Chinese minority language and literature (Tibetan language and literature), and 14 autonomous region-level key disciplines.
The school insists on teaching as the center, and constantly deepens the reform of the talent training model, strives to improve the quality of talent training, and cultivates and cultivates high-quality talents with a solid foundation, broad knowledge, and strong practical and innovative capabilities. There are 1 national quality courses, 3 national teaching teams, 4 national characteristic professional construction sites, 1 national bilingual teaching demonstration course, 1 national off-campus practice education base for college students, 20 autonomous regional quality courses, and autonomous region-level teaching team There are 6 experimental teaching demonstration centers in the autonomous region, and 5 specialty construction sites in the autonomous region. In recent years, it has undertaken a total of 1 national outstanding doctor education and training program, 1 national professional comprehensive reform pilot project, 320 national college student innovation and entrepreneurship training programs, 5 autonomous region education system reform pilot projects, and autonomous region professional comprehensive reform pilot projects 4 There are 584 innovation and entrepreneurship training programs for college students in the autonomous region. In the 2007 Ministry of Education's undergraduate teaching work evaluation, he won the "excellent" score. Won 1 National Teaching Achievement Award and 15 Autonomous Region Teaching Achievement Award. In 2014, he was awarded the "Advanced Unit for the Implementation of the National College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Plan 2012-2014" by the Ministry of Education. In 2017, it was selected as one of the first batch of innovation and entrepreneurship education model universities in the country.
The school has 1 Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Base, 1 Ministry of Education Engineering Research Center (National and Local Joint Engineering Research Center for Tibetan Information Technology), 1 Ministry of Education Key Laboratory, 1 National Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center, 1 key laboratory jointly established by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the autonomous region, 1 philosophy and social science research base of autonomous region universities, 2 autonomous region-level collaborative development centers, 3 autonomous region key laboratories, 11 autonomous region key laboratories of colleges and universities, 3 autonomous region higher education The school's scientific research and innovation team, and a Tibetan ancient books research institute.
In the past five years, the school has undertaken 757 scientific research projects at or above the provincial and ministerial level, with a research funding of more than 190 million yuan. Won 9 China Tibetology Research Mount Everest Prizes, 1 He Liang Heli Foundation Science and Technology Innovation Award, 3 Excellent Achievement Awards for Scientific Research (Humanities and Social Sciences) of Higher Education Ministry of Education, 10 Scientific and Technological Progress Awards of the Autonomous Region, Humanities of Higher Education of the Autonomous Region There are 9 outstanding achievements in social science research awards, and 3 outstanding awards in philosophy and social sciences of the autonomous region. The result of "R&D and application of Tibetan software" won the second prize of the 2011 National Science and Technology Progress Award. "Tibetan Thangka Miantang School", "Tibetan Thangka Qinze School" and "Tibetan Mineral Plant Pigment Production Techniques" were included in the first and third batch of national intangible cultural heritage lists respectively. The tenth-century manuscripts "Great Prajna Paramita" and "Twenty-Five Thousand Prajna Paramita Sutras" in the library's collection were selected into the third and fifth batches of the National Catalog of Precious Ancient Books.
In the process of running a school, the school attaches great importance to foreign exchanges and cooperation. With the in-depth advancement of counterpart support work, a team-based counterpart cooperation construction relationship with Peking University as the team leader, Wuhan University and Southwest Jiaotong University as the deputy team leaders, and Central University of Finance and Economics, Sichuan University, and South China Normal University as members has been formed. Multi-level and multi-channel exchanges and cooperation have been carried out in the areas of joint school running, teacher training, scientific research, and personnel training. At the same time, the school has established a good inter-school cooperation relationship with more than a dozen universities in Norway, Japan, the United States, Italy, Germany, Nepal and other countries, as well as many domestic universities and research institutes.
Through the joint efforts of the teachers, students and staff of the school, the school has now explored a way to set up higher education in the extremely special plateau ethnic areas, and has cultivated more than 60,000 specialized talents at all levels and various types for economic development in Tibet. It has played an irreplaceable role in social development, and has become an important base for Tibet's innovative talent training, scientific research and achievement transformation, high-level decision-making consultation, and national cultural inheritance and innovation, as well as an important window for opening up and exchanges. In November 2017, the school won the title of the first National Civilized Campus.
Entering the new era, we will further strengthen the party’s leadership over colleges and universities, always adhere to the socialist direction of running schools, adhere to the concept of "high-level universities with distinctive characteristics", and seize the construction of "double first-class", "co-development of districts and ministries", and new developments. A round of major opportunities such as the construction of teamwork counterparts in colleges and universities, guided by serving economic and social development and major national and regional strategic needs, and adhere to the school thinking of "establishing schools with characteristics, building schools with quality, strengthening schools with talents, opening schools, and sustainable development" , Highlighting the first-class discipline of ecology and the construction of two outstanding characteristic disciplines of national culture and plateau science and technology, and improve the ability and level of talent training, scientific research, social services, cultural inheritance and innovation, international exchanges and cooperation, and strive to cultivate love for the party, the country, and morality. The all-round development of intellectual, physical and beauty is "reliable, useful, and retained" high-quality applied talents, and strive to build the school into a high-level comprehensive "outstanding feature, domestic influence, and international reputation" by 2020 A university of sex, for the decisive victory to build a well-off society in an all-round way, and to write a glorious chapter of the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation in the new era.