China college

Dali University

Dali University is a local institution of higher learning jointly established by the province and the state. Its predecessor was Dali Medical College and Dali Teachers College, established in 1978. After 40 years of accumulation, the school has developed into a comprehensive undergraduate university with advantages in medicine, pedagogy, biology, ecology, ethnology and art as its characteristics, interdisciplinary integration, and coordinated development at multiple levels. It is the earliest establishment among colleges and universities running schools in a non-capital city in Yunnan Province and the first to have the right to grant a master's degree and a new doctoral degree granting unit for provincial-level project construction.

   school is located in Dali, the central city of western Yunnan. The campus covers an area of more than 2,300 acres, with a total building area of about 550,000 square meters, and has two campuses, Gucheng and Xiaguan. The school’s green grasses, birds and flowers, are known as "a university in the mountains and rivers, and the mountains and rivers in the university".

   The school has 17 teaching colleges and 2 directly affiliated hospitals. There are 65 undergraduate majors, 6 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 33 second-level discipline master degree authorization points, 6 master degree authorization points, and more than 17,000 full-time students. There are 1109 full-time teachers, including 493 with deputy senior titles or above. There are "Yangtze River Scholars", experts with outstanding national contributions, leading talents in philosophy and social sciences of the "Ten Thousand Talents Program" of the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and top-notch young talents, national cultural masters and "four batches" of talents, national-level candidates for the Ten Thousand Thousand Talents Project , The Ministry of Education’s "New Century Excellent Talents Support Program" has been selected for more than 70 people, including experts and scholars such as Yunling Scholars.

   There are 16 scientific research platforms above the provincial and ministerial level, including the National and Local Joint Engineering Research Center, the National Minority Commission's Ethnic Theory and Policy Research Base, and the China Literature and Art Review Base. In the past five years, a total of 137 items of the National Natural Science Fund and Social Science Fund have been obtained, and 127 items of national patents have been authorized. In 2017, it won the number of projects from the National Social Science Fund and the Natural Science Foundation, ranking 3rd and 8th among universities in Yunnan Province, respectively, and the number of projects approved by the National Social Science Fund entered the national top 100 list.

   The school takes root in the frontier ethnic regions and trains more than 100,000 high-quality talents for the society. Won the first prize for employment of college graduates in Yunnan Province for 12 consecutive years. In 2008, he obtained the excellent conclusion of undergraduate education and teaching level evaluation. In 2009, it was rated as one of the top 50 universities in the country with typical employment experience for graduates. In 2015, it was rated as a national civilized unit.

For a long time, the school has adhered to the service positioning of "based on Dali, serving western Yunnan, facing Yunnan and surrounding provinces, and radiating South Asia and Southeast Asia". "The school motto of "Focus closely on the needs of regional economic and social development, and is committed to personnel training, scientific research, cultural inheritance and innovation, international cooperation and exchanges. Dali's popularity has made a positive contribution to promoting regional economic and social development.

   One is to cultivate high-quality talents who are rooted in western Yunnan and serve the frontier ethnic regions. The school closely integrates the unique location and resource advantages of Yunnan Province and West Yunnan, continuously taps disciplines and specialties, innovates talent training models, and cultivates a large number of high-quality talents. More than 80% of them work in border ethnic minority areas in order to promote the prosperity and stability of the border. National unity and harmony provide talent guarantee and intellectual support.

   The second is to serve the local area and actively carry out scientific research on regional economic and social development. The school adheres to the scientific research concept of "one mountain, one river, one race, one history and one road", and is committed to ecological environmental protection, insect drug research and development, ethnic culture research, development of characteristic medicinal plants in western Yunnan, ethnic medicine research and development, endemic disease prevention and control research, etc., and has trained a large number of Researchers and inheritors have made due contributions to regional economic and social development.

   The third is to serve the national strategy and actively expand the space for running schools in South Asia and Southeast Asia. The school has established educational, teaching and exchange cooperation with 50 universities in 22 countries and abroad, and established the Confucius Institute at the Maritime Silk Road Phra Nakhon Rajabhat University. Yunnan's first batch of "going out" pilot universities and international application-oriented talent training bases. According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Education, the number of full-time undergraduate international students ranks 10th among colleges and universities in the country, and has long been ranked No. 1 among colleges and universities in the western part of the country. International cooperation and exchanges have become a beautiful business card for Dali's opening to the outside world.

At present, the school will closely focus on the development goals of "two highs, two bases" and "three modernizations", focusing on the establishment of an important highland for talents and academic highlands, an important high-quality talent training base and a demonstration base for higher education open cooperation. "One breakthrough" as the main line, focus on promoting the modernization of educational thinking, the informatization of management methods, the internationalization of educational standards, and the realization of a breakthrough in the zero doctoral program. With connotation development as the core, scientific and technological innovation as the driving force, and the main line of the construction of distinctive and advantageous disciplines, With the construction of the faculty as the key, comprehensively deepen comprehensive reforms, comprehensively improve the quality of teaching and school-running, and strive to build the school into a first-class regional high-level comprehensive university in the province, well-known in China, and greater influence in South Asia and Southeast Asia.