Initially known as "Fudan Public School", Fudan University was founded in the year 1905. "Fudan", literally meaning "(heavenly light shines) day after day", indicates inexhaustible self-reliance and industriousness.
Fudan consists of seventeen schools, (which comprise sixty-six departments) and four independent departments: Physics, Chemistry, Macromolecular Science, and Environmental Science and Engineering. The University confers bachelor's degrees in sixty-eight academic disciplines, and master's degrees in two hundred and nine disciplines (with thirty-eight of them established by the University itself), and doctoral degrees in twenty-two Level I and one hundred and thirty-five Level II academic disciplines (with twenty-four of them established by the University itself). There are also twenty-nine research stations that offer postdoctoral fellowships.
Fudan now has an enrollment of 25,000 full-time degree candidates. Another 11,000 are studying at the schools of Continuing Education and Online Education. Besides, the University's population of foreign s..View more